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4 channel digital TV multiplexer and modulator

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Always wanted to run your own TV station? Now you can. Here is a project that lets you encode 4 video and audio channels and broadcasts it on a set radio frequency. The schematic and board files are available for anyone wanting to build their own. The TV transmitter we...

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Posted in open source, RF | 4 Comments »

Blast from past: Automatic shutdown timer for TVs

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Back in the 80s when very few TVs had remotes, let alone automatic shutdown timer, Victor decided to build exactly that for his grandfathers TV. After a set interval an LED turns on indicating that the timer has expired, if a button isn't pressed within a few seconds the TV...

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Flat screen TV teardown and fix

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Hak8or got his hands on a few broken down TVs. One of which is a Dell  W3000 set. It's panel was intact so he figured it was worth to try and fix. After some probing he figured out there was leftover Flux short-circuiting the HV CCFL driver. He cleaned it...

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Posted in Teardowns | 2 Comments »

TV oscilloscope

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

Clearing out old posts before the new year, some of these might seem ancient. Watch TV on a CRT oscilloscope. Via Hacked Gadgets.

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Posted in hacks, oscilloscope | 1 Comment »

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