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Photos Latest Purchases Thread: v2.0

Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 29 Oct 2007.

  1. jrs77

    jrs77 Well-Known Member

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  2. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    Question is what you mean by lag. It will have high latency, it is a "feature" of the Miracast protocol. But it shouldn't stutter, if that is what you meant by lag.
     
  3. Pliqu3011

    Pliqu3011 all flowers in time bend towards the sun

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    A Mamiya/Sekor 50mm f2.0.
    This thing just oozes quality. The focusing ring is unbelievably smooth with exactly the right amount of resistance. Mechanically I absolutely love it. Pretty amazing what you can get for €15 (delivered!) and a bit of patience.
    I'll have to take some proper pictures one of the next days, but from a few quick shots out of my window, it seems pretty sharp even wide open. A bit of chromatic aberration though at f2 (as expected from a lens from the 60s), but nothing that can't be fixed through software.
     
  4. Singularity

    Singularity ******* Operator from Hell

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    Finally time to move on to a new PC. Replacing the barely functioning Xeon machine with something a bit newer.

    Gigabyte H97N-WIFI (because it's both the cheapest available ITX board, and bloody brilliantly specced)

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    Pentium G3258 20th Anniversary Edition (cheap as chips and I'm a sucker for "special" editions)

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    Kingston HyperX Fury 8GB stick (but in black). Only a single one, planning to get another next month or so...

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    Intel 530 240 GB SSD (because I prefer Intel to Samsung, especially when it comes to linux support)

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    It'll live in my old Xigmatek Midgard to start, but planning on getting a Node 304 and MSI 270X ITX next month. Then an additional RAM module, and in a few months probably pop the Pentium out and stick an i5 or Xeon into it. Feels nice to build a new PC, I've missed it.


    Oh, I also ordered a 10$ Mini-SAS + Molex to SAS cable for my server...

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    Had a brainfart a few days back, staring at a bank of 4 SAS drives, an LSI raid card and a Mini-SAS to SATA cable :wallbash::wallbash:
     
  5. Big_malc

    Big_malc Well-Known Member

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  6. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

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    mITX and NetTop/Thin Client computing has really taken off in the past couple of years. I for one love the tiny PC revolution. I'm building OS images at the moment for a large number of ASUS NetTop computers which are replacing point of sale tower PCs in a chain of electrical wholesalers. Their current systems are HP Core 2 Duo systems; power hungry, large, ugly brutes compared to what's replacing them!

    Speaking of mITX, I just bought a couple of parts for my own HTPC;

    I'm tired of the front USB 3.0 ports on my Silverstone SG08B not working because my motherboard lacks an internal 19 pin USB 3.0 header, so I bought their PCIE card to plug them into, the EC04-E:

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    I also ordered a Tenda W900U USB 802.11ac adapter, widely reported as being the best USB WiFi card on the market as a result of its good software and dual antennas, producing a link speed of up to 867Mbps:

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    And finally, after a long, cold night working in -3 conditions on Sunday night/Monday morning and having had the intention of buying it since the start of December once the sales started, I splurged on a DeWalt 18v DCJ069 heated jacket:

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    No more freezing load ins/outs or winter all nighters in buildings with the heating turned off! :)
     
  7. Gaming_freak_10

    Gaming_freak_10 Active Member

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    My first Online Purchase from an Wet Shaving store here in British Columbia.. I'll be posting pictures when the parcel arrives..

    :)
     
  8. Otis1337

    Otis1337 aka - Ripp3r

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    I came from that phone as well.
    Really impressed with the moto
     
  9. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    Let me pre-empt the picture:

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  10. Pieface

    Pieface New Member

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    A failed MOT. Soon to purchase two new rear shock absorbers.. Great..
     
  11. Gaming_freak_10

    Gaming_freak_10 Active Member

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    LOL

    I got a razor and a couple blades that I got from Swordsman.. haven't nicked my face so far.. But thanks for the laughs..

    I'm gonna post some pictures when I get the kit that I ordered.. :)
     
  12. r4tch3t

    r4tch3t hmmmm....

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    I've been using Dorko blades for the last six months. Bought them off ebay, 100 for $10US. Seem to work much better than normal $20 for a packet of 4 razors.
     
  13. Andersen

    Andersen Brain for hire

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    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    LED Lenser P7.2 torch (Double pack with P3 AFS keyring torch)
     
  15. Pieface

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    And a few other things to go with it.
     
  16. SuicideNeil

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    3.2 watt 30SMD cool white LED E27 bulb, I think that Ikea lamp I bought the other day will work better with a bulb in it- might as well take the LED plunge while I'm at it.

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    15 piece fine paintbrush set- for use with enamel paints on my model kits; I only ever had 2 brushes that I use normally but one has lost all its bristles and the other isn't fine or long enough for doing long thin straight lines ( need a 'rigger' brush ).

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    Matt black spray paint, again, since my last order didn't arrive & I had to get a refund.
     
  17. JaccoW

    JaccoW Overspender on keyboards

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    I'll tell you when it arrives. This is a U.S. Import. They expect to deliver tomorrow. I will believe them when,it gets here.
     
  18. Sheiken

    Sheiken Wat?

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    I replaced my old trusty NAD C720BEE receiver with this:

    Denon HEOS AMP
    And what a mighty upgrade it has been! The sound is remarkably better and clearer, and the streaming features are awesome. I am particularly excited about being able to turn it on and play music remotely, much to my girlfriends surprise. ;)
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    Hummingboard i2
    Now that my kaveri htpc/server is being relegated to freenas use, I need something to work as a xbmc client, and this should fit the bill quite nicely! Looking forward to play with an ARM board, as I have been interested in these for quite a while, but I want something more powerful than the Pi.
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  19. mansueto

    mansueto Too broke to mod

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    Lunch with some friends
    Divinity Original Sin on steam for $29.47 (33% off)
     
  20. MrJay

    MrJay You are always where you want to be

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    Nice!

    Is that an mSATA connector i spy or is is a Mini PCIe?

    I've just bought one of these for a media center/print server/NAS duties : )

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    Gigabyte Brix GB-BXBT-2807

    With a dual core Celeron CPU.
     

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