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Forum: General Yesterday, 17:22
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Posted By Margo Baggins
I have to only make 2 more payments until I am...

I have to only make 2 more payments until I am debt free. I know that's still 2 more payments, but it's all I think about at the moment. I can't wait to get paid end of Feb and not have to lose some...
Forum: General Yesterday, 15:17
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Margo Baggins
You're pretty much describing a hackspace - which...

You're pretty much describing a hackspace - which are AWESOME places. But you'd need more kit - bench tools, benches, oscilloscopes, multimeters, etc. etc. etc. The hackspace in brighton has quite a...
Forum: General Yesterday, 14:29
Replies: 19
Motors Car Stereo
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Posted By Margo Baggins
Nice - I might buy one to put in my car when I...

Nice - I might buy one to put in my car when I sell my car as I don't really want to get rid of my head unit and I got rid of the OEM one.
Forum: General Yesterday, 13:52
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By Margo Baggins
Sparkfun do some good kits - you get an arduino...

Sparkfun do some good kits - you get an arduino and a breadboard and a bunch of electronics and a little book of projects of things to build, which is great for understanding programming and some of...
Forum: General 18th Dec 2014, 19:14
Replies: 487
Views: 125,905
Posted By Margo Baggins
http://www.modmaker.co.uk/Rics-Double-Barrel-Pocke...

http://www.modmaker.co.uk/Rics-Double-Barrel-Pocket-Rocker-Mod-V1

Got the parts coming to build a couple of these. Will be my first vape thing of any description.
Forum: Hardware 18th Dec 2014, 14:33
Replies: 20
Build Advice Office PC Build
Views: 426
Posted By Margo Baggins
Dont get me wrong - I went into this dialogue...

Dont get me wrong - I went into this dialogue under the impression it was an office based machine if you know what I mean.

I don't have any prefabs in my house :) So I also agree with self build....
Forum: Hardware 18th Dec 2014, 13:54
Replies: 20
Build Advice Office PC Build
Views: 426
Posted By Margo Baggins
Yeah - it's all about choice. with that HP...

Yeah - it's all about choice.

with that HP build you can be happy in the knowledge that when it comes you don't really have to do anything to it and if anything breaks (within 12 months) the next...
Forum: Hardware 18th Dec 2014, 13:07
Replies: 20
Build Advice Office PC Build
Views: 426
Posted By Margo Baggins
this ...

this

http://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=H5U08ET&opt=ABU&sel=PBDT

500 quid on the nose, with win 7 64 bit. Build Quality of the elite towers is really good.
Forum: Hardware 18th Dec 2014, 12:56
Replies: 20
Build Advice Office PC Build
Views: 426
Posted By Margo Baggins
By liability - I sort of mean, you don't have to...

By liability - I sort of mean, you don't have to fix it :D

Pretty much all HP office computers can come with windows 7 downgrade - I'm still selling lots of workstations with windows 7.

Well...
Forum: Hardware 18th Dec 2014, 11:40
Replies: 20
Build Advice Office PC Build
Views: 426
Posted By Margo Baggins
This - plus when/if something breaks just call...

This - plus when/if something breaks just call them up and they fix it.

HP > Dell.

Personally - I don't go anywhere near sticking self build machine in offices, too much liability, the only...
Forum: Serious 17th Dec 2014, 15:06
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By Margo Baggins
Yeah a few of my clients do unlimited holiday -...

Yeah a few of my clients do unlimited holiday - all has to be ok'd by a manager. The idea is pretty good, you would never be cleared to have loads and loads of time off and it takes away the stress...
Forum: Hardware 17th Dec 2014, 14:22
Replies: 21,960
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 1,192,557
Posted By Margo Baggins
Yeah just 3mm ones, the ones without a collar at...

Yeah just 3mm ones, the ones without a collar at the bottom work better.
Forum: Hardware 16th Dec 2014, 17:11
Replies: 21,960
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 1,192,557
Posted By Margo Baggins
I only really use 2x3x4 rectanglular LED or 1.8mm...

I only really use 2x3x4 rectanglular LED or 1.8mm dip LED, neither of these are standard LED so you would have to replace them all! The 2x3x4 I get from a seller called bright components on ebay, the...
Forum: Hardware 16th Dec 2014, 16:53
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Margo Baggins
It's alright you gave it a go :P most people call...

It's alright you gave it a go :P most people call all smds resistors :) If persivore is looking over it though you will likely find out what it is. He's an electronics sage, was his work that got me...
Forum: Hardware 16th Dec 2014, 16:24
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Margo Baggins
No doubt - but sometimes the first letter or 2...

No doubt - but sometimes the first letter or 2 can be helpful in working out what the part is.
Forum: Hardware 16th Dec 2014, 16:23
Replies: 21,960
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 1,192,557
Posted By Margo Baggins
I just spent ages writing an edit above as...

I just spent ages writing an edit above as someone selfish phoned me up!

KBT seem to use chips that are one time flash, so there is no bootloader or other way to flash them really, so there is no...
Forum: Hardware 16th Dec 2014, 15:12
Replies: 21,960
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 1,192,557
Posted By Margo Baggins
I'm not really too clued up on the race. I...

I'm not really too clued up on the race.

I know someone has done it for the CM Rapid-I (whatever the lightup ones called), well, they have broken the firmware and written some of their own with a...
Forum: Hardware 16th Dec 2014, 14:41
Replies: 21,960
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 1,192,557
Posted By Margo Baggins
for the most part you can't. For the most part,...

for the most part you can't. For the most part, you can't very easily get it into the boot loader. Potentially there is some options to do it over serial (isp) but more often than not there will be a...
Forum: Hardware 16th Dec 2014, 13:42
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Margo Baggins
Your brother is Persivore!? Amazing. King of all...

Your brother is Persivore!? Amazing. King of all vmods!
Forum: Gaming 15th Dec 2014, 15:16
Replies: 38
Views: 971
Posted By Margo Baggins
Elder Scrolls Online. I love that grind.

Elder Scrolls Online. I love that grind.
Forum: Hardware 15th Dec 2014, 13:39
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Margo Baggins
I've replied to your pm :) Is the current...

I've replied to your pm :)

Is the current smd definitely toast? have you tried just reflowing/resoldering it?

What does it say on the silkscreen just above the part? seems to be some writing...
Forum: Hardware 11th Dec 2014, 14:44
Replies: 21,960
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 1,192,557
Posted By Margo Baggins
Ask GK how long he's been waiting for his GH60's,...

Ask GK how long he's been waiting for his GH60's, I dare you :D
Forum: General 10th Dec 2014, 12:37
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By Margo Baggins
I do: Most of the cooking occasional...

I do:
Most of the cooking
occasional washing up
occasional clothes washing/drying/etc
Manage the payments for all the things
DIY and fixing stuff
Driving - as she has no license
We share...
Forum: Hardware 10th Dec 2014, 10:48
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Margo Baggins
The truly ergonomic keyboard no longer uses...

The truly ergonomic keyboard no longer uses genuine cherry switches, uses clones now, which I think makes it a less attractive keyboard - as it didn't get cheaper to buy even though they are now...
Forum: General 5th Dec 2014, 14:27
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By Margo Baggins
I love pop figures!

I love pop figures!
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