Casemods, graphics card mods, display soldering instructions, etc.!

On these pages instructions for Casemods, LCD solder instructions, GLCD soldering instructions, How to build IR receivers, electronics instructions, videocard mods and much more !

ESP8266 Module Review with ESP8266 Tutorial

Today, we would like to focus on an IT branch that is currently enjoying great popularity and is forecast to continue to grow strongly in the coming years. We are talking about Smart Energy. In particular, we would like to take a closer look at an IoT module that allows us to control domestic devices via smartphone. The NodeMCU ESP8266MOD module contains WLAN functionality, various inputs and outputs, a relatively powerful CPU and enough memory for programs. In this WLAN … Continue reading ESP8266 Module Review with ESP8266 Tutorial

Arcade Machine DIY Guide

Today we have published something very special on A guide how to build an arcade machine or a worklog to do so. Daniel, one of our longtime PC forum members built a fully fledged 24-inch arcade machine construction using Raspberry Pi 3. As always, we wish you a lot of fun reading this new arcade machine diy guide and of course to copy the Retro arcade machine.

IR Repeater USB DIY Guide

It is time to solder again on today. With an IR repeater you can place your HiFi equipment and the TV receiver in a cabinet or even control the PC or HTPC with IR receiver via the infrared remote control in another room. This new IR-Repeater is designed as an USB Edition, so that you don’t need a battery as power source, but can use it directly on an USB port. All components for soldering the new IR-extender are … Continue reading IR Repeater USB DIY Guide

AIO Water Cooling Maintenance Guide

In the third part of our AIO water cooling mod series on, we are now explaining how to maintenance an AIO water cooling system, which has been in operation for a longer time. Deposits and air inclusions resulted in a noisy AIO and poor cooling results. In this AIO refurbish guide, we will show you step by step how to repair the AIO water cooling.

How to build a Fanless PC Tutorial

Step by step to a silent living room HTPC without any fan noise. For the soon coming review of the Streacom FC8 Alpha ITX case, we have written a new HTPC construction guide. This time we have build even a completely silent PC for the living room.

Arctic Accelero Hybrid AIO Mod Guide

In the first part of the AIO water cooling mod series, we would like to show you today at how an Arctic Cooling Hybrid II 120 graphics card cooler can be transformed to a CPU cooler and how to refill the AIO water cooling system, renew the tubes and prepare for future extensions like custom loop. We explain how to do that step by step in the following Arctic Accelero Hybrid II All in One liquid cooler mod guide.

USB Ultra IR-Receiver v2.0 to PC remote control and PC power On / Off

USB Ultra Infrared Receiver to remote control PC, remote power on PC and remote power off PC ! Today, another interesting infrared receiver solder guide for the PC is finished. Who like to control the PC or HTPC comfortable from the sofa, can solder different IR receiver types for commercially available universal remote controls. There are some self building guides in the modding section for several years and today a new special infrared receiver soldering guide for the PC … Continue reading USB Ultra IR-Receiver v2.0 to PC remote control and PC power On / Off

IR-Repeater DIY Guide

Infrarot Repeater DIY Guide – self-made IR-Repeater Remote control HiFi equipment with the remote control through wall and cupboard The new IR-Repeater solder guide makes it possible for you to accommodate your HiFi equipment and the TV receiver in a cupboard or even remotely control a PC, Media Player, etc. with a remote control unit from another room. Infrared signals from a remote control do not transmit through a wall or in a HiFi cabinet, so this IR extender receives … Continue reading IR-Repeater DIY Guide

SDR Guide

DVB-T Stick SDR Guide – SDR-Receiver with DVB-T USB Stick … Almost everyone has it in his electronic accessories box – a DVB-T USB stick. Actually, it was a good idea, but with the introduction of digital TV Everywhere-DVB-T there rises the mighty cable, satellite and IPTV lobby. And so many parts of Germany are supplied only with the bare minimum. But as a resourceful hobbyist you do not throw those sticks away … Now there is a great possibility … Continue reading SDR Guide

Cooler Master CM 690 III Casemod Guide

Cooler Master CM 690 III Casemod Guide Cooler Master Casemod Guide … We have the short CM 690 III enclosure casemod instructions splitted into two guides, we start the top coverin the first modding instructions. Modify the top cover plate … As mentioned on the previous page, the cover plate on the top of the Cooler Master CM 690 III case is designed to cover not only the storage, but also the USB ports, the jacks for the headset and … Continue reading Cooler Master CM 690 III Casemod Guide

PC remote control in Linux guide

How to remotely control PC in Linux with LIRC Step by step instructions on setting up an infrared remote control in Linux … Anyone who has dealt with the topic of a living-room PC or HTPC, will have already done some thinking about the media player software and operating system. It should load quickly, be easy to use and also be cheap or even free. Well, everything you create with a Linux based media player software such as MythTV on … Continue reading PC remote control in Linux guide

USB infrared receiver driver download and installation

USB infrared receiver drivers – download and installation First we need the Igor USB drivers, which can be !!! downloaded here !!! Unpack the files e.g. with Winzip in any folder of your hard drive, in my case I put it into C:IgorPlugUSB. Now in this folder there is the needed .inf file for Win 9x, Win 2000, Win XP and so on, the original firmware and a little test program. Now the time is right to plug in your … Continue reading USB infrared receiver driver download and installation