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Cool Transistor and ESR meter for tinkerers

July 15th, 2016
Cool ESR tester

I already wrote about choosing budget soldering station in one of my previous posts. I might find some time to write a post on how you can tweak it in order to get a better performance. However this time, I would like to share some experience about another important tool for tinkerers or DIY’ers – […]

Affordable printer for home office

November 8th, 2015
Choose home printer

To be or not be – to buy or not buy Samsung color printer toner At the moment, I am still using my Samsung color laser printer CPL-320N, which works pretty well and has the network interface, however the toner is a bit costly. The genuine set of the toners costs ~120 Eur. The printer produces […]

Pros and cons of Gaggia Brera

March 25th, 2015
For and against Gaggia Brera

Gaggia is pretty well known brand among coffee lovers and it used to be a separate company with long history of making the espresso machines. However, first, it was acquired by Saeco and after that by Philips (just few years ago). Gaggia Brera is really convenient gadget if you want to have some good expresso in […]

Budget Soldering Station for Hobbyists

February 1st, 2015
Choosing budget soldering station

I learnt to solder when I was ~10 years old. Bit by bit, this evolved into one of my hobbies over the time …  My last soldering iron Proskit 8PK-SC107, which came from a Taiwanese company, lasted  for the last 10 years. Unfortunately, it broke down one day after servicing so well. So, the hunt […]