MakerBase MKS-TFT LCD TFT28 Problems

In my JGAurora A5 printer, it is run by a pair of MakerBase modules. The printer is run by a Makerbase MKS Gen L motherboard, which runs the open-source Marlin firmware. The printer LCD screen is an entirely separate component, and here JGAurora have used the MKS TFT28 LCD module, which is an entirely proprietary … [Read more…]

HP Officejet Pro X – Printer Failure Investigation

Let me start by saying that I have a passion for technology – some might classify it as a love, others might call it techno-lust, but whatever it is, I really enjoy new gadgets, and I especially enjoy learning about what makes them tick. From a young age I’ve been pulling things apart, and I … [Read more…]

COMSOL: Problems with DXF imported geometries

If you’re like me, and prefer to use millimetre measurement units (MMGS) in your favourite CAD program you’re going to have a very bad time in COMSOL. By default, COMSOL will assume that a imported DXF file uses meters (MGS). The result will be that your simulation runs fine, but you may find that “nothing happens” or the … [Read more…]

Buying a Torch

I love learning about technology and gadgets, and a topic I have taken an interest in recently is torches. I’ve actually bought a whole bunch of torches lately… so I’ll probably be putting a video comparison and review together in the coming months. There’s a lot of great info out there already, but I distilled down what I’ve … [Read more…]

Nura Headphones: First Impressions

I was fortunate enough to get a try of the groundbreaking Nura headphones prototypes earlier this week – quite amazing! I love great audio, and have spent quite a bit (though by audiophile standards – barely anything) of money on finding the right pair of headphones – and DAC. Unfortunately for me, I have fairly … [Read more…]