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Old 20th Apr 2021, 4:44 pm   #41
lydnjonny
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Default Re: Your thoughts on modernising old tech?

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Originally Posted by cheerfulcharlie View Post
No point in keeping it as a museum queen, the capacitors will electrically sag and physically seep so use it and enjoy it.

and even an old Freeview board stuck in there will give you radio channels as well.
Forgot all about the radio channels, bonus.
I'm going to add the new stuff one at a time, I want to see if the power supply can handle the extra power with each unit added.

I won't need more than 2 items powered at any time, so I'm hoping to not have to modify the original power supply.

All 4 of the boards are tiny, I've bought small on purpose, I'll get a new thread started later and show the new stuff.

I will be videoing everything too, I will leave a micro sd card in the android box that will have the videos in so anyone can change it back at anytime.

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