Teardown, Repair and Experiments with a Tektronix RSA 6114A Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer
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Teardown, Repair and Experiments with a Tektronix RSA 6114A Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer

Shahriar @ The Signal Path did a teardown and repair of Tektronix RSA real-time spectrum analyzer. In this episode Shahriar attempts a difficult repair of a Tektronix RSA real-time spectrum analyzer. This well-equipped instrument reports several error messages during startup POST...

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Nuclear physics applied in smoke detectors
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Nuclear physics applied in smoke detectors

by robertgawron.blogspot.com: Not many people know, but in some smoke detectors, radioactive materials play an essential role. Today I will present one of those devices, and my -successful- attempt to reverse engineer it and get the circuit diagram. Nuclear physics applied in smoke...

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Withings Body Cardio Teardown
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Withings Body Cardio Teardown

Nick tipped us with his latest teardown of an advanced weighing scale. He writes: The Withings Body Cardio is the latest in the brand’s range of smart health-centered devices, and the second Withings product we’ve tackled in this series! It’s a smart scale with a pretty...

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Omnipod wearable insulin pump teardown
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Omnipod wearable insulin pump teardown

mikeselectricstuff @ youtube.com shares his wearable insulin tear-down. This is an interesting device to tear-down so take a look. Omnipod wearable insulin pump teardown -...

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Sonicare toothbrush teardown: microcontroller, H bridge, and inductive charging
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Sonicare toothbrush teardown: microcontroller, H bridge, and inductive charging

Ken Shirriff did a teardown of a Sonicare electric toothbrush: The photos below show the top and bottom of the toothbrush internals. I expected to find a simple, low-cost mechanism, so I was surprised at how much complexity there was inside. The vibration mechanism (right) is built...

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Withings GO activity tracker teardown
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Withings GO activity tracker teardown

nick @ novemberfive.co tears-down the Withings GO activity tracker. First, we removed the battery. This is easy: you can simply open the back of the casing with the included tool or with a regular coin. The included battery turned out to be a Panasonic 3V CR2032 with a capacity of...

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Hacking the OWON SDS7102 Scope
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Hacking the OWON SDS7102 Scope

Christer Weinigel did a teardown of OWON SDS7102 oscilloscope. He explained how its internals are connected, ported Linux to its Samsung SoC in the scope, succeeded in getting its peripherals working, and set to work programming the Xilinx FPGA that’s responsible for signal...

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Teardown & Repair of an Agilent 54845A 1.5GHz 8GS/s Infinium Oscilloscope
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Teardown & Repair of an Agilent 54845A 1.5GHz 8GS/s Infinium Oscilloscope

Teardown & Repair of an Agilent 54845A 1.5GHz 8GS/s Infinium Oscilloscope -...

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