Category Archives: Hardware

LAN verses WAN port, what is the difference?

The recent connection to fixed-wireless nbn, .. bring attention to this question, what is the difference? – Asking the Internet this question duckduckgo search.? SOME BASICs – LANs tend to use Ethernet and Token Ring, WANs use technologies like MPLS, … Continue reading

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60GHz Wi-Fi

Article for later reference, Topic, 60GHz Wi-Fi 802.11ac is not ratified yet? [Quote] Most consumers are familiar with IEEE wireless-networking standards because they have experience with all the earlier ones, namely IEEE 802.11a, b, g, and n (802.11ac will be … Continue reading

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USB Infrared Toy v2

PIC 18F2550 $19.50 + P&H – Purchased? – YES! RELATED LINKs #1: – http://dangerousprototypes.com/docs/USB_IR_Toy_v2 #2: – http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/39632e.pdf #3: – http://www.microchip.com/stellent/idcplg?IdcService=SS_GET_PAGE&nodeId=2551 #4: – Purchase ? Start here with add to cart http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/usb-infrared-toy-v2-p-831.html?cPath=174  

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Chipset ~ 945PL-S3

Chipset ~ 945PL-S3 search – Review and Release date 945PL chipset – According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_chipsets – The release date for chipset 945PL was March 2006 The 945PL-S3 motherboard is based on the Intel 945PL Northbridge chipset and the Intel ICH7 … Continue reading

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GeForce 6600 GT

RESEARCH: – Minimum Specification – GeForce 6600 GT – COMPARE – (With entry level laptop currently available starting around the $700 mark) – Graphics: 256 MB NVIDIA GeForce 6600GT or better or ATI Radeon 1600XT or better – Minimum System … Continue reading

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Identify the sweet spot

Identify the sweet spot [Cost of Hardware Against what it is required to do, … not “like/want it to do“] HENCE – What is required from the graphics card? According to geforce.com ~ Battlefield-3 EXPECTATIONS ~ [MIN/MAX requirements] ~ [smooth … Continue reading

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Intel cpu

UPDATE – This could/should read * Intel® Core™2 Duo Mobile Processor * (T series vs L series) – more specifically the cpu onboard potential purchases on ebay. Google search – T7500(2.2GHz) – Google search – T2400 (1.83GHz) – Google search … Continue reading

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wireless telephony

THIS INFO – (pasted here verbatim, .. the links in each paragraph open the source website) The Carterfone is a device invented by Thomas Carter. It manually connects a two-way mobile radio system to the public switched telephone network (PSTN), … Continue reading

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LGA 1156

LGA 1156 – This article is part of the CPU socket series – LGA 1156, also known as Socket H or H1, is an Intel desktop CPU socket. LGA stands for Land Grid Array. LGA 1156, along with LGA 1366, … Continue reading

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Configure BIOS – (Hardware virtualization)

AFTER – Checking your hardware meets “the hardware requirement for Windows Virtual PC“, .. (using this tool >>> Microsoft® Hardware-Assisted Virtualization Detection Tool) Windows Virtual PC requires processors capable of hardware-assisted virtualization with AMD-V™, Intel® VT or VIA® VT turned … Continue reading

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