M4M Stocktake notes 20210331

Check for Grouped / variable published products where have stock quantities or manage stock = yes Check for any set to out of stock as well.. Consider: any published Grouped products should be accounted for in manual stock on hand Check for Simple Published products where stock management not set correctly, should all be Manage […]

QNAP Container Station

20210815 QNAP TS-431P3-2G Installed App Container Station Accepted default ‘Container’ folder & location Warnings on startup: LXC containers no longer supported after 20211231 The current page size of the system is 32K. Ensure that third-party applications are compatible with the current page size before installing the application. For details, see the FAQ: QNAP updated the system […]

QNAP TS-431P3-2G 4 Bay

20210816 Pulled original 2GB DDR3-1600 SODimm and put in an 8GB stick removed from the Dell XPS 2710 (Put a 4GB stick into the Dell so is 12GB (8GB + 4GB) 20210815 OOB installation Installed 2 x MX500 1TB Drive slot 1 + 2 QFinder -> Downloaded and install latets FW Windows shares only […]

Where are all the SSDs?

So many SSDs in so many machines now.. but what is where: Other peoples: Dell 15″ Lappy: Sata Samsung EVO 950 500GB (New Jan 2021) Sandy Game PC: Probably MX500 500GB ? xxxxxxxxxxxxx Gaming: RTX 3080 Dell Aurora R11: Original PC611 NVMe SK Hynix 512GB Sata WD240 Green GTX1080 Box: M2 Crucial MX500 1TB GTX […]

Skyrim VR Quest 2 + RTX 3080

20210611 (NZ$3300 aprox incl) Alienware Aurora R11: i7-10700F 16GB average ram RTX 3080 (Dell special) Time SpyGraphics driver is not approvedScore 14 232 with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080(1x) and Intel Core i7-10700F Processor Graphics Score15 100 CPU Score10 738 Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Vendor Dell Computer Corporation # of cards 1 SLI / […]

CNC Mill XK7113

20210320 Trademe bought used ($2,110), from the listing: Description It’s got a full set of ER20 Collets -Multiple cutters mostly in 3/4/5/6mm (I usually purchased 3 at a time, so lot’s of spares) -A coupe of ball end cutters -Self Centering Edge Finder -Magnetic Micrometer for getting things square / aligning edges etc… -Machinist Vice […]


202108 Cannot run Container Station from External USB SSD so will sell this unit and replace with QNAP TS-431P3-2G Add External USB3 SSD Install Container Station Install container App Node.JS Expected to run from above external SSD, if thats not possible will upgrade to QNAP TS-431P3-4G and mount SSD internally 202107 Added Seagate IronWolf Pro […]

Prusa MK3S+

20210510 Kits, new Machine 1 identified by orange Z motor holders Built ok Z settings (FYI: -1.8 is lower than -1.7): PINDA offset: says cable tie height which I measure at 1mm also saw a post saying “Make sure the PINDA is between 0.8 and 1.2 mm higher then the nozzle” I want maximum offset […]

Rangiora NAS Rationalisation 202104

To do: New Main NAS WIP 202105 Bought QNAP TS-230 ~NZ$300 incl 2 Bay, 2GB ram, can run container station (expect to run NODE.JS with custom app to control Meural photo frames) New NAS Harddrives 202105 Bought Seagate Ironwolf Pro 18tb (16.3TB when formatted) ~NZ$1050 incl 202106 Ordered 2nd Seagate Ironwolf Pro 18tb ~NZ$1050 incl […]

Meural II Local Controller

Meural II has very basic controls (too simple) Note we only use our own images organized into our own playlists we have 3 frames all in Portrait organised as a Triptych also: it ignores order of items in a playlist (a bug), so although we have a specific playlists on each frame with specificlaly ordered […]