jm + hardware   103

build a Yagi-Uda wifi booster from styrofoam and copper wire
nifty link from Heise; works for 802.11b and 11g. Unfortunately I think my own wifi issues are to do with dying AP hardware
wifi  802.11g  802.11b  wireless  yagi  antennas  diy  hacking  hardware  from delicious
june 2010 by jm
Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1900 Hybrid TV (1179) -
Back looking at these again, as Padraig noted the SundTek drivers are closed source; at least pvrusb2 is OSS
hauppauge  drivers  hardware  linux  tv  tuners  os  from delicious
june 2010 by jm
SundTek MythTV analog setup
'Analog TV is working again with MythTV which comes with the final Ubuntu 10.04 release' -- MythTV support is officially tested by SundTek support staff! I think we have a clear winner
sundtek  tv  usb  hardware  linux  mythtv  from delicious
june 2010 by jm
Sundtek MediaTV Pro (TV Cards) - Ubuntu Linux Hardware Compatibility List
'I can recommend that USB device, I never had a device which has such an easy installation under linux.'
sundtek  tv  usb  hardware  linux  mythtv  from delicious
june 2010 by jm
SundTek Media TV Pro Linux install docs
official, and pretty voluminous. looks good
sundtek  tv  usb  hardware  linux  mythtv  from delicious
june 2010 by jm
pvrusb2 Linux drivers for the Hauppauge product line
Jesus Christ Hauppauge. get a clue already, why are you making it so hard for Linux users to buy your bloody hardware?!
htpc  linux  pvr  mythtv  usb  hauppauge  pvrusb2  drivers  hardware  from delicious
june 2010 by jm
the world’s largest DVR
SnapStream's 100TB rack which records 50 analog TV channels simultaneously
snapstream  video  tv  storage  hardware  analog  television  from delicious
may 2010 by jm
RFID "zapper" constructed from disposable camera
also, an RFID "jammer" to block reads of RFID chips within range. related: the Israeli govt is considering voting cards with RFID chips, apparently
rfid  via:risks  security  hardware  rf  radio  jamming  israel  from delicious
april 2010 by jm
The New Data Center Rack From … IKEA?
the LACKRack -- IKEA's "LACK" side tables have exactly 19 inches of space, perfect for rackmounted hardware with a little hacking
lack  ikea  funny  furniture  hardware  datacenter  rackmount  from delicious
january 2010 by jm
Hudson Nabaztag Plugin
get a glowing rabbit to semaphore latest C-I build status
nabaztag  hudson  gadgets  silly  hardware  c-i  builds  from delicious
september 2009 by jm
Upgrade Xbox 360 hard drive
how to upgrade from 20GB to 120GB. this looks frankly terrifying (via Rod)
via:rod  upgrades  xbox360  gaming  hardware  xbox  mod  hacks  voids-warranty 
july 2009 by jm
Logitech Formula Force EX Driving Wheel And Pedals
good and cheap; good reviews; supported by Linux HID force-feedback joystick library; EUR58 at
linux  hardware  ui  games  racing  controllers  steering-wheel  pc  pedals 
july 2009 by jm
Joysticks, force feedback and racing games working under Linux
an alternative way to get pedal controls working; use a racing-game steering-wheel controller, instead, since they're cheaper
linux  hardware  ui  games  racing  controllers  steering-wheel  pc  pedals 
july 2009 by jm
'Two wrongs don't make a right, but two bugs do'
a story of how a bug in Apollo 11's Lunar Module control software, intended to work around a deficiency of the engine hardware, barely avoided mission-endangering results
apollo-program  bugs  software  coding  engines  hardware  don-eyles  allan-klumpp  interfaces  specifications 
july 2009 by jm
X-keys Foot Pedal
recommended by JB. 3 switches, USB, $120. Linux support seems tricky; requires running Windows apps to reprogram the pedal's firmware. ugh
x-keys  hardware  shopping  wishlist  usb  keyboard  foot  pedals  ergonomic 
july 2009 by jm
Sony FS-85USB foot pedal
comes with dictation transcription software and headphones, USB, UKP93.15. there's a blog post indicating that it's Linux-compatible, emulating a generic USB keyboard
hardware  shopping  wishlist  usb  keyboard  foot  pedals  ergonomic 
july 2009 by jm
Foot pedal: Savant Elite dual action
from Kinesis Ergo, claims to do mouse or keyboard actions, $129, USB. Linux support unclear
hardware  shopping  wishlist  usb  keyboard  foot  pedals  ergonomic 
july 2009 by jm

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