Tag Archives: Aliexpress

ESP8266 LED Lighting: Using QuinLED with Domoticz

Recently I finished the outdoor garden lighting, follow along while I make them QuinLED compatible and install them! Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Using QuinLED with Domoticz

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DIY cloud backup: OS and Storage configuration

Ok, so now we have all the hardware selected, let’s talk OS and storage configurations, a lot of it comes down to personal preference and hardware you want/need to buy!

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DIY cloud backup: Replacing CrashPlan Home Family DIY style

Like many of you, I’ve been a long-time subscriber to CrashPlan Home Family. But recently I received an e-mail that this is soon going to end. Like many before it, CrashPlan is cancelling their Unlimited Family subscription, no more multi-PC cloud backup! So I started thinking, how hard would it be to “build” a self hosted replacement?

This will be a multi-article guide on how to build your own multi-tenant Crashplan replacement for yourself or you and your friends and family.

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ESP8266 LED Lighting: Installing COB LED downlights controlled using QuinLED

Because we’re now living in the house I can finally get to work on installing the actual lights I’m going to be using all throughout the house. So, I made a video on how to install lights and connected them to QuinLED!

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ESP8266 LED Lighting: Programming and controlling QuinLED

It’s been a while since the last article and video about the ESP8266 but finally the article and video on how how to program QuinLED and then control it from your PC is here! Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Programming and controlling QuinLED

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New Logo, A secret and Aliexpress shopping!

I’ve been really swamped with work and the new house recently but I did find some time to make a video about recent changes to my channel and the Aliexpress discount day of the year!

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Live review: Magnetic charging cables

A while back TechMoan (a fellow YouTuber) did a video about magnetic charging cables. I thought it was a great video but he didn’t do any actual measurements, so, I did!

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Let’s talk about: Velcro

Let’s talk about Velcro. Why Velcro? I don’t know, I’ve always been a big fan of it and I think everyone should have a plentiful supply of velcro in their life. Don’t you think so?

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What do I do with all those phone chargers?

Since I’ve started reviewing phone chargers and cables people have asked me what I do with all those phone chargers? Well, easy, I’m preparing for the phone charger¬†apocalypse! Should you?

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Review: Noname 10 port 5v/12A charger

Time for another phone charger review. I have several lined up but this time, I thought I’d choose something on the more risky side. A Chinese Noname 10 port charger which supposedly can handle 5v/12A in total. It also has 3.5A ports which could be useful for things like LED lighting!

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