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Location Castlemaine Vic

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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
Bummer, mine arrived yesterday, ordered a few hours before I posted the deal.
25/06/2019 - 17:28
I bought a $25 AliExpress one, works fine with my OEM Intel drive, 400MB+ sec write speed for large files, and reliable for hourly backups...
23/06/2019 - 16:00
As I understand it, this is mostly constructed, certainly not in the hundreds of parts category....
20/06/2019 - 14:10
That's the same listing, but the eBay Plus price, another $13 off?
20/06/2019 - 09:36
Yeah I've read up on it a bit, and it's not 100% clear what the Pro gets you apart from a nicer print surface, but a 3rd party glass plate...
19/06/2019 - 21:17
Creality Ender-3 3D Printer Kit - $234 Delivered (AU Stock) from momoaustraliatrading2016 eBay
Popular entry-level open-source 3d printer, with a large community of users, with many mods, upgrades and tweaks available. Been looking...
19/06/2019 - 20:59
Had mine for about 9 months, from an EB Games deal last year. Used for coding, and gaming, really like it. Have a well used (and pretty...
09/06/2019 - 11:03
I'm still using a G4, replaced after bootloop. Still great, with the exception of battery life. Sounds like LG have lifted their game WRT...
31/05/2019 - 07:44
This worked in the end, maybe I had to verify my email address first?
16/05/2019 - 16:29
I've registered the original shareware order in my account, and I have the order number in there, but when I click the 'Upgrading or buying...
16/05/2019 - 15:09
It's an NVMe-only enclosure, no SATA - the disk was the stock drive out of my Lenovo T580. I replaced it with a 2TB Samsung 970 EVO, bought...
15/04/2019 - 21:03
FWIW, I've been using this one for the last 3 months, without a hitch:...
15/04/2019 - 09:24
I think all these cheaper devices use USB-C alt-mode to do video out. So the USB-C port needs to support that mode in order for it to work,...
21/01/2019 - 18:58
Seagate IronWolf 3TB $120, 4TB $152 w Free Delivery @ Techmall eBay
Was in the market for some storage, and this code came up. Original 20% off post is here: https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/430614
09/01/2019 - 09:34
OP, you say AU pricing for the full package is $112 / month, but your spreadsheet (and my CC statement) say it's $72 per month. Nice find...
18/12/2018 - 08:25
yeah, cables I've ordered from aliexpress have been good - well packaged too. I'll be trying one of their USB-C docks next.
12/12/2018 - 21:19