RC4-4DOF Issue

20191101 Re the Response ‘Volume’ knob: anticlockwise stop is at about 7pm clockwise about 4pm Initially: Kids were using Assetto Corsa Response ‘Volume’ knob was set to maybe 5 or 6 to keep it a bit tamer for them After a couple of hours I noticed the chair was barely moving In Output testing even […]

Pinball Non Volatile Ram

Replacing Ramtron FM16W08SG 28 pin soic replaces 6264 Note FM1808 (256 Kbit) replaces 62256 directly with no jumper changes needed Just to add a note about the clock… there is a jumper on WPC MPUs to allow the RAM to connect directly to the +5V rail so when I install RAM adapters in WPC games […]

GMail classifying shipping notifications as SPAM

Customers say they are not receiving our emails to GMAIL accounts. Testing shows they are in the GMail SPAM folder Attempts to resolve this: Domain Authentication per https://support.google.com/mail/answer/6227174 Add & verify your Authentication Domains What’s an Authentication Domain? An authentication domain is either the DKIM (d=) or SPF domain (Return-Path domain) that is used to […]

Convert US Dates to Normal

Los estúpidos gringos americanos use MDY, why? WhoDaFuckKnows(tm) So getting dates from paypal statement exports (MDY) into the rest of the world (DMY) format: Excel: convert dates currently in US m/d/y format to UK / NZ / AU / Europe etc etc etc d/m/y: Insert a column to the right of the MDY dates column […]

CNC Machine Resuscitation

The 2009 ex China (via EBay) CNC machine initially used as MK1 Pick Place is finally to put back to being a CNC machine So time to repurpose back to being a CNC machine Aspirations: Functioning with dedicated PC (possibly Raspberry Pi or Beagle Board etc) Compact as much as possible to live on the […]

Audi TT MK2 (2007-2013)

2.0 litres (1984cc): Look for TFSI engine EA888, earlier is EA113 FSI engine Engines used in VW Golfs so parts / knowledge etc should be easily gettable even if overseas Water pumps need to be replaced every ??? km as has plastic impellers.. Auto or DSG DSG is gnerally considered reliable, but dual clutches + […]