Archive for May, 2012

Hacking a Printer Paper Feed

Don’t you just hate it when your printer refuses to accept a certain type of paper and it takes you 30 minutes to print one document? Well recently the family printer (an Epson PX710W) has suffered from this problem, refusing to accept any photo paper. This problem was driving me crazy recently when trying to print full A4 photos so I decided enough was enough and started investigating the problem.

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Friday, May 11th, 2012 Take-aparts 5 Comments

Digital Oscilloscope Design Files

The Alpha revision boardThe other day I said that the original oscilloscope hardware has been retired and a new version is in the design process. Below I have documented all the parts of the original hardware and have attached the schematics, board files and code.

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Electronics Projects 4 Comments