My daughter's Numworks N0110 graphing calculator got fried when plugged in a cheap USB PSU. Black screen, heating up killing the battery in a matter of a few tens of minutes.
The design being originally Open Source (hardware and firmware), it makes sense to try to fix it instead of …
Quick follow up; I recently got back on this project to try to complete it and fix remaining problems.
The source code for the firmware is available here:
The Kicad project is available here:
Making the USBDevice work
As described …
After a loooong pause on this project, I have recently been able to work on it again. In the previous post in this series, I've started to implement a replacement board prototype based on a an NUCLEO board and an SSD1322-based OLED display.
Meanwhile, I have also almost completely described …
A month ago, a friend of mine called me to ask for help with a technical device that seemed not to work properly.
He was testing with a friend some video recording setup. They use vMix to mix (live) video streams from 4 (or more) vide cameras (Panasonic GH5 if …
A had a non-working Dell 2407WFP LCD Monitor in my stash for quite a long time. I recently decided to see if I can fix it. It is a quite old but pretty nice 24" LCD monitor, with a 1920x1200 resolution.
The symptom was the nice kind: dead. No light …
This part will focus on the analyze of the firmware I made so far, in order to fix a few issues I have encountered in my unit, as related in previous previous part.
It will be updated as I make progress on disassembling and understanding the firmware.
This is the part 3 on my series about my HP 8662A Signal Generator, and is about the third main problems I found with this unit, as evocated in part 2: Error 04 is lit and there are some very unpleasant spectrums at some frequencies.
Low Fequency Section
If the …
This is the part 2 on my series about my HP 8662A Signal Generator. After fixing the PSU, several more problems needed to be addressed:
- a few sloppy keys on the keypad,
- the know did not work at all,
- and more importantly, some very unpleasant spectrums at some frequencies (covered …
I recently pulled an HP 8662A I bought a while ago from my cellar. I don't remember exactly in what condition it was advertized when I purchased it, but it was most probably advertized as non working (otherwise it would have been cheap enough, more, what the fun in buying …
- Numworks N0110 calculator full repair
- HP 34970A Data Acquisition Unit - part 6
- HP 34970A Data Acquisition Unit - part 5
- Dell 2407WFP Monitor
- EIP 545B RF Frequency Counter - Firmware
- EIP 545B RF Frequency Counter - Part 6
- HP8662A Synthetized Signal Generator - Part 3
- HP8662A Synthetized Signal Generator - Part 2
- HP8662A Synthetized Signal Generator - Part 1