My Anti-Static Setup

I don’t have an elaborate anti-static, but anything helps.

HP C200 Digital Camera Teardown

Teardown of the HP C200 Digital Camera, a 1 Megapixel camera!

Most of the chips in it are so specialized that I couldn’t find any info on them, but I try to go over what I can with it, as well as show how much power it draws.

Electric Screwdriver Failure Analysis and Teardown

Here’s a story about an electric screwdriver that no longer had any drive.

Audiophile's Cabinet for $12

Audiophile’s Cabinet for $12

Found a cabinet loomed with gold plated cable goodness and loads of type IV metal cassettes. The looming job on this was simply fantastic, and the labeling was almost overdone.

Electric Toothbrush Teardown

Electric Toothbrush Teardown

Just tearing apart an electric toothbrush. Don’t follow my mistakes and you could easily open a similar one and replace the battery or clean the internals or so on.

HP 97 Calculator Restore

HP 97 Calculator Restore

Look an HP 97 Calculator! A what? Batteries are shot and the internals are a bit wonk, I fix the inside, make it look great on the outside, and power it up! Then promptly set it on a shelf again. Sorry HP 97 Calculator.


SR600 Cash Register

Glory SR600 Cash Register Teardown

Glory SR600 Cash Register. Was gonna just show it off, but it doesn’t work, so teardown!

The Bulging Battery That Smelled of Fruit

The Bulging Battery That Smelled of Fruit

Puncturing a battery is dangerous. Especially if it smells like fruit.

VCR Rechargeable Flashlight

Use for a VCR – Rechargeable Flashlight!

A use for VCRs! Homemade rechargeable flashlight! Something you could do at home!

Pile 9V Battery On Oscilloscope

Pile 9V Battery on Oscilloscope with Mini Teardown


Watch the voltage output of a fried super cheap 9V battery on an oscilloscope. And then it’s torn to pieces for fun.