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DS Lite Board and Power Switch replacement

Fix break and fix

DS Lite Board and Power Switch replacement

It's not hard to tinker with DS Lite consoles. But it's easy to mess them up. From breaking a ribbon cable to completely messing up the shell. However repairs are not impossible. Here are a couple of videos of me replacing a DSLite Motherboard and then fixing a power switch that I broke on another tinker.

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23-Jul-2019 Permanent Link

 

Upgrade a A1278 MacBook to SSD

Give it a few more years use.

Upgrade a A1278 MacBook to SSD

I really dont like the new breed of Mac Books. Apparently soldered on memory and ssds and reportedly less of a build quality. Maybe it saves money but they really don't pass that on to the buyer any more. So my A1278 13-inch, Mid 2012 machine was in need of a speed boost - so lets see how easy it is to swap out the 1TB hybrid drive in it for a shiny new Samsung QVO SSD

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9-Jun-2019 Permanent Link

 

Simon Says Build a Simon game

Great electronics build from bangood.

Simon Says Build a Simon game

This is a surprisingly nice kit for the price. It follows the principle of the retro Simon electronic game where you have to repeat an ever increasing pattern of sounds and colours. This particular game keeps a record of your score (the maximum sequence you remember) and the high score.

Read on for more details and a video of the build.

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23-May-2019 Permanent Link

 

It's all about me...

I'm a 50 year old married father who works with websites for a living. Doing that for work means I dont often update this site, unless I can think of something useful to say. I mostly like taking photos - and most of my internet presence now will be related to that.

Something else?

Dont you find it ironic that people invest so much in bringing you to a website only to give you a list of links to take you elsewhere? So I'm not going to give you a list of my favourite haunts to send you away from this site.

(c) somewhere in space and time: M.Norman