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Member Since 28/02/2012
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Location Castlemaine Vic

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I just did this, swapped out the core keys on my K10 for a set of PBTs I bought on AliExpress for <$45. Has added a bit of bling to things....
02/12/2021 - 22:30
I picked one of these up at Kogan about 2 months back, but paid $170 delivered. It's not my daily driver, but I enjoy using it. It's really...
19/11/2021 - 21:12
Bought dual HDMI 8-in-1 on a previous deal, at same price. Lost in the AusPost vortex, was refunded by Amazon before it turned up a few...
15/11/2021 - 14:47
Same, bought v1 at $45 about 4 months back, considerably better than either of my Lenovo laptop webcams. Comparing it to a Logitech costing...
02/11/2021 - 10:08
Went through to checkout, and $82.15 for 6kg is $13.69 per spool, which is super cheap. Even with only a couple of kg (and no coupon) it...
21/10/2021 - 16:56
Serious question, All you unraid builders, what is all the RAM good for? I thought having a NAS was about throughout, what does having 64GB...
14/10/2021 - 08:55
650W is $109 + delivery, if that's enough for your needs....
07/09/2021 - 18:05
Although 80Wh is a reasonable battery capacity, I would expect his will have pretty average battery life. The power brick, at 300W, is...
21/07/2021 - 13:17
I've tried a bunch of different ones, CrashPlan Home, FreeFileSync, and GoodSync v10 was where I ended up. Has a server package that I run...
13/07/2021 - 14:34
I may have spoken too soon, tablets may be coming back from the dead:...
17/05/2021 - 12:20
I'm an Android phone user, and I've owned several Android tablets, but I bit the bullet and ponied up for an iPad Air when there was a deal...
17/05/2021 - 12:12
Only issue with PC USB keyboards on mac is that the mappings of the command and option keys are reversed- you can address this, on a...
04/03/2021 - 14:29
I have a similar machine (y7000) with same CPU. Certainly powerful enough (I use it for webdev). Battery life is pretty miserable (under 2...
03/02/2021 - 15:02
I think this is done? I've looked at the 'other sellers' list, gone direct to amazon.com, but I can't seem to get better than $267 +...
19/01/2021 - 12:30
No just RAM, SSD is soldered too- in construction, these are more like a tablet, completely non upgradeable. And if any of he board dies,...
21/11/2020 - 16:14
I have a specific use case that is headless (DIY NAS), and have almost all the other components (power, micro SD etc) that makes a full kit...
18/09/2020 - 14:45
Is that directly, via something like Klipper, or using a tool like Octoprint? I've done the latter with my 3d printer, assume a CNC would...
18/09/2020 - 08:28
Raspberry Pi 4 Model B 4GB  $80.90 + $7.81 Delivery (Free with Prime) @ Amazon UK via AU
Been hunting for a reasonable price, local resellers all seem to be around the $100 mark for the 4GB model.
17/09/2020 - 22:33
The noise of the stepper motors is a function of the stepper motor drivers - the devices controlling the current to the motors. Unsure...
07/08/2020 - 15:03
I have been using this as a desktop replacement development machine since late last year. I loaded mine with 32GB of RAM. Performance is...
14/03/2020 - 08:13
I own an MX5000 (the forerunner of the Master in terms of shape) - it's still my favourite Logitech mouse. But it's buried in the drawer,...
03/02/2020 - 18:48
So much hate here for this information - lots of shouty people with their hands over their ears going lalalalala. The argument that because...
31/01/2020 - 09:19
I saw it in a list of currently discounted titles too (@ $15 US) but when I took a look in the eshop, it was still $69 AUD.
14/01/2020 - 20:55
Case upgrade would give you a front USB3 port, which suggests the motherboard has a spare USB3 header....
15/10/2019 - 12:13
Lenovo often have a BIOS option to swap the fn / ctrl keys, FWIW.
22/09/2019 - 20:31
The package is from GoodSync themselves. https://www.goodsync.com/for-nas-synology Unless you purchase and assign a licence to it, it runs...
24/07/2019 - 20:48
There is a GoodSync package for Synology - I'm running it after I picked up a free copy of the client in the last deal, and liked it....
24/07/2019 - 10:57
Don't know what the build quality of this one is like, but I owned a GE40 as a daily driver for work, and it pretty much fell apart on me;...
05/07/2019 - 09:26