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IPcam: Best 4K (8MP) IP camera of 2018 (Demo footage!)

A few years back, I made a whole series about awesome 5MP IP Cameras. Over the years they have grown old and it was time to replace them. Technology has not stood still so I started a search for the best 4K (8MP) IP Camera. After testing a lot of no-name and name brands, my choice has fallen on Dahua cameras, check out this post to read about them and watch my video including lots of demo footage! Continue reading IPcam: Best 4K (8MP) IP camera of 2018 (Demo footage!)

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Home Networking: Simple Ryzen Proxmox server build (Fractal Design Core 2300)

A friend needed a simple machine he wants to use as a virtualization host. A true server grade machine wasn’t needed in this case so I built another Ryzen based server! Continue reading Home Networking: Simple Ryzen Proxmox server build (Fractal Design Core 2300)

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Full Load Review: TOPK Magnetic LED and Built-in Amp/Voltage meter cables

Today I’m taking a look at two cables made by TOPK. I picked these up myself from Aliexpress because they looked interesting! One has a magnetic quick disconnect with a LED and the other has a built-in Amp/Voltage meter, let’s see how they did when we stress test them a bit!

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Full-Load Review: Powstro 5v 2.2A with display (HKL-USB39) phone charger

Today we’re taking a look at the Powstro 5v 2.2A phone charger with 2 normal charging ports and a display which shows you the current output voltage and amps!

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Building a 2U AMD Ryzen server (Proxmox GPU Passthrough / OBS or Xsplit in VM)

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.

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Silencing the 2U AMD Ryzen server (Noctua PWM mod)

As I mentioned in my previous post about this subject, I recently built an AMD Ryzen 1700x based 2U server. Because next to running at LAN parties this server also needs to run at my home I wanted to have it somewhat quiet so I can run it in the garage without hearing it somewhere else like on my YouTube recordings

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