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.
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 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
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
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 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
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 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
USB infrared receiver program download and installation You should download this … First of all we need the program called Girder, which can be downloaded here ! (3.29b installer). (Sorry, but a direct link or an own hosting was refused) Update – in the meantime you’ll get the download of newer Girder Versions here at the new Promixis page ! Furthermore we need a plugin for Girder to have the USB infrared receiver addressed – here you can get the … Continue reading Girder 3.29b USB infrared receiver software download and installation
LCD and GLCD Software Download and Overview to control Graphic or Text Displays … This LCD and GLCD software overview is written to arrange the life somewhat simpler, as all supported controller ICs, all program homepage links, Download sources and a small evaluation are given below. Besides here’re again all installation and configuration guidances of the Redaktion ocinside.de specified, so that the config will be more simply. Of course further guidances will follow in addition (and in english), because there’re … Continue reading GLCD and LCD Software Download to control Displays
IR Box construction guide Integrate the PC infrared receiver into a plastic box IR Box introduction … The infrared receiver kits had to go without a enclosure so far and it is time to change this. Now there is the new IR box available, where one can insert for example the PCB of the brand-new USB Ultra infrared receiver v2.0, in order to protect the electronic devices and to get a more beautiful construction for the PC or HTPC. Of … Continue reading IR Box Construction Guide
USB Ultra Infrared Receiver to remote control and power on/off the PC UPDATE: This Version 1.1 is now replaced by the new USB Ultra IR Version 2.0, to ensure the operation also on newer PCs with more recent motherboards. The extended guide for the infrared receiver with hardware side function to remotely switch the PC on and off as full USB variant is now available and got the name “USB Ultra infrared receiver” or briefly “USB Ultra IR”. Where is … Continue reading USB Ultra IR-Receiver to PC remote control and power ON – OFF v1.1
HTPC Howto – Beginners guide how to build a home cinema computer. Step by step HTPC guide to build a Home Theater PC … For the recently published Silverstone La Scala SST LC02B HTPC enclosure review, it is now time for a HTPC guide, which explains step by step how to build a living room PC. This beginners guide shows how easy it can be to build a PC for the living room. If you have a few hardware components, … Continue reading HTPC Howto guide to build a home cinema computer