Monday, March 29, 2021

Reverse engineering and "unlocking extras" in a Hantek 1832C LCR meter

For some time I've felt the need to have a piece of equipment allowing me to measure inductance, impedance and a broader range of capacitance values. For the rest of the relevant types of measurements I've already had a digital multimeter and an oscilloscope, which have proven sufficient so far.

Friday, March 19, 2021

Reverse engineering of an Aircraft Transponder

Some time ago I obtained from eBay a transponder control head. You may start asking what is such thing, and what does it have to do with a blog where most frequently, home automation topics are discussed.

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Redundant Internet access for your mission critical Home Automation setup


When you decide to setup your own infrastructure in order to depend less on cloud providers, whether it be for saving money (depending on what you will be doing) or just for the sake of improving the technical knowledge, having more control, or both, you know you will be flying solo, at least to some extent.