Dell 17″ laptop advisory… (9400/e1705/m1710/m90 even Inspiron 6400)

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

Shocking bit of news here…. (sorry, I couldn’t help it.) This is a serious piece though. Apparently the Dell models listed above (Inspiron) and their other 17″ cousins may be affected by a rather peculiar, but serious problem. The screws on the bottom may be putting out 19-65 volts AC (oops.) From the linked article, [...]

More audio recording musings…. Samson Zoom H4 Handy Recorder

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

So, I mentioned a few weeks back that I was really starting to look again at audio equipment. I have a planned project that I would really like to capture high quality direct to digital audio for and the old tascam portastudio cassette based system from years ago just won’t suit get what I hope [...]

10 Million Candlepower Spotlight

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

I have no idea where to put this. It isn’t exactly high tech…. Anyway, we live out in a rural (becoming suburban…) area which means good lighting is very useful. We have a good outdoor houselight, but have never wanted an always on area light. Flashlights are good, but even the biggest mag-lights seem ineffective [...]


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