As I mentioned previously, one of the reasons for this server is to use it as a live streaming server for some of the IP cameras we use on our LAN parties. Since we now have 8MP/4K IP cameras I also wanted to stream in 4K, preferably in 60FPS to make scrolling text look all beautiful and crisp.
It’s already the fifth walkthrough of the new house! Lots has changed again and we are making great progress. This time I’ve even included some nice drone footage!
Since I’m becoming more invested in making video for my blog and channel I needed a better tripod. And although Manfrotto gear is absolutely stellar, it’s price tag is also astronomical. So, I turned to China and ordered one from there for a fraction of the price tag. This is a unboxing video with a small review. Continue reading Quick review: Jie Yang JY-0508 tripod with fluid head
Since I bought my Galaxy S7 I wanted to take a look at Qi wireless chargers. It could make my daily routine of having to plug in the charger at night even easier!
Samsung official chargers are quite expensive though, so I ordered 3 Chinese variaties and tested them! Continue reading China Gadgets: Qi Wireless chargers review
I made a new video about phone charger cables to see if their lengths influences charging speeds.
In this video I take a look at two brands of cables and I check 1ft, 3ft, 6ft and 10ft cables to see how they perform. In the metric system these are 30cm, 1m, 2m and 3m cables!
You can check out there video here:
The cables shown in the video can be found on aliexpress:
Mygeek cables: http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Nylon-Android-Micro-USB-data-Cable-2m-usb-fast-charging-2A-for-Samsung-galaxy-note2-S3/32550775115.html
Anker cables: http://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/MByZJqb23
This post will be about phone chargers, so, Phone chargers 101!
For a while now I’ve been interested in several types of power adapters and power delivery. This started with LED drivers and 12v/24v power supplies for LED lighting. There will be more about that in later blog posts. For this first time tryout talk video I’m talking about phone chargers, how they have changed over the past few years and my plans on testing them in follow up videos and blog posts!
Let me know what you think and leave a like if you liked it on youtube!
A while back a new firmware (126.96.36.199) appeared for the Ti DaVinci DM365 and DM368 camera’s. Only recently a kind comment-er was able to find a link where to download this firmware.
Sadly, as always, there is no changelog. After testing it at least fixes 2 issues I was having with the previous versions have been fixed and who knows what else has improved! Since I’ve been running it without issues the last 2 weeks, it’s time to share it with everyone!
You can find the previous post about the firmware here, I suggest we do new replies about this firmware (and newer) in this topic.
!! A word of warning, if you are on ebay or aliexpress do not trust sellers with “Novate” in the name such as “Novate Intelligence System Company Limited” and “Novate Security World”. They are scammers and while they sell you the camera, if you have problems, they don’t respond anymore and let the shop die to open a new one with a slightly different name! Continue reading New Firmware Version 188.8.131.52 for DM365/DM368 DSP IP Camera
Since the first two sets of camera’s I ordered I placed a big order of new camera’s with AOTE last year. I ordered a lot of camera’s this time because I was able to combine some orders and have decided that these camera’s are worth the investment for my events. I will detail the new camera’s so you know what to expect when you buy them!
Over the last few years I’ve been gathering more and more equipment which supports Power over Ethernet such a access-points and the IP camera’s I’ve written about before.
I need something to power those POE devices! Most managable POE switches are quite expensive so I’ve been looking around for cheaper options and decided to order a “dumb” POE+ switch from China to test!
A while back I built myself a powerful PC based HTPC and today a friend asked me to design one for him. Since I have it all figured out anyway, I can just as well put it up on here.