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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‚Äôers ‚Äď […]

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 […]