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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 !

Water Cooling Upcycling Guide

Today we show on OCinside.de in a tutorial how an old, supposedly old-fashioned water cooler can be processed and made fit again for current CPU sockets. In addition, the refurbished cooler in this upcycling tutorial is also visually individualized.

Nintendo Game Boy as Retro Gaming Handheld DIY Tutorial

After the Arcade Machine DIY Guide today we have a very special tutorial for the readers on OCinside.de! We show step by step how to build a Retro Gaming Handheld from a 30 year old Game Boy using Raspberry Pi Zero. You can play your favorite games from the beginning of the console age to the last millennium on a single Retro Gaming Handheld in color. Unlike the original Game Boy, this even works in the dark without any additional … Continue reading Nintendo Game Boy as Retro Gaming Handheld DIY Tutorial

nVidia G-Sync with FreeSync Monitor Tutorial

For the technology fair CES in early January 2019, nVidia announced unexpectedly that now, in addition to its own proprietary G-Sync technology, FreeSync is now also supported. Thus, with nVidia graphics cards of the 1000 and 2000 series from now on synonymous Adaptive Sync monitors are operated with variable refresh rate. In this tutorial we explain on OCinside.de step by step how to set up a FreeSync monitor with a nVidia G-Sync graphics card.

Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB MOD Video Tutorial

Shortly after the Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB 8GB DDR4-2666 Review we received an improved Ballistix M.O.D. version of Micron. Now we could add the corresponding screenshots to the Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB DDR4 review and also created a Ballistix MOD tutorial video in German with English subtitles about all Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB effects on OCinside.de. First of all, the Ballistix RGB RAM modules looks really good on the ASRock X299 Taichi motherboard in combination with the RGB chipset cooler!

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 OCinside.de: 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 OCinside.de 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 OCinside.de, 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 OCinside.de 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 ocinside.de 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