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Optical drive that can also function as CD player?

I still acquire audio CDs, which I want to both play through my stereo receiver (but my CD player died) and rip onto my computer (but there's no optical drive). I see many cheap optical drives and ...
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AMD or Intel CPU for deep learning Cube

What is currently the fastest CPU for Deep Learning? All the configurations I know of, use Intel CPUs but my friend argues that AMD recenty overtook Intel in terms of performance. Does anyone know ...
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Can I attach sensors and bluetooth chips with my L293D DC Motor Drive Shield using my Arduino Uno?

I plan on creating a RC car using arduino. I need a motor drive shield to connect my 2 9v DC motors and a 5v Servo motor, and I want to know if I can use a L293D DC Motor Drive Shield with a bluetooth ...
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USB to rs232 adapter

I have 6 Prolific rs232-USB adapters that are connected to a windows 10 box. I can retrieve information about each of them with Python. However, they look identical except 'LOCATION'. There is a field ...
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Cheap hardware for NAS with a mini-ITX Case

I intend to build a small 4 to 6 drives NAS server. The only part chosen is the case, a Fractal Design Node 304 which can hold up to 6 drives. This case is compatible with mini ITX motherboard. I ...
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Is i7 3520M in an Older Machine Better Than i5 5300U in a Newer Machine?

Two second hand refurbished laptops: One is Lenovo Thinkpad T450 with i5 5300U CPU, the other one is Lenovo Thinkpad X230 with i7 3520M CPU. The RAM and hard drive will be exactly the same on both ...
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Monitors for presentation without PC

Are there monitors, preferably wall-mounted, where one can upload files e.g. from an USB-stick for a presentation without connection to a PC or Laptop?
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Extensible set of wireless temperature sensors (indoor & outdoor) - non-cloud based

Extending my original question: Linux compatible 433 MHz USB sensor - Telldus alternative I'm looking for any type of wireless indoor/outdoor temperature sensor set which can run 24/7 and log the ...
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ad hoc usb wifi

Hopefully simple query: I am looking for a USB wifi adapter that supports ad hoc networking in Windows 10. Can anyone recommend a solution? I don't really care which vendor and don't need high ...
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Linux compatible 433 MHz USB sensor - Telldus alternative

I'm looking for a 433 MHz compatible hardware (USB-connected) that can be used under Linux. The goal is to log temperature data from various 433 MHz sensors. Telldus used to have a TellStick DUO ...
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Is there Any MPU, MCU or SOC that have SIL certification

Is it possible only a component have a SIL level, For example is there a processor that have IEC 61508 SIL4 certificate or EN 50126 SIL4 certificate. If there exists what would you recommend to me ...
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Feedback on Toshiba Tecra C40-D[-00D] & alternatives

TL;DR The specs for the Tecra C40-D seem to be in the ball park of what my gut tells me I need: 500+ GB HDD 8-16 GB RAM 14" display Keyboard tactile feedback; touchpad responsiveness and accuracy ...
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Wireless earbuds for single sided deafness

I'm looking for wireless earbuds which are reversible and can be used individually. I can only hear in one of my ears and therefore getting earbuds which are not reversible is just extra junk for me....
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Graphics card for recording screen video (Win 10), PCI express 2.0 x16 slot

I have a home built computer with an ASRock Z68-Pro3-M motherboard and an Intel Core i5. It's a good computer and does what I need. However, I'm sometimes in the need of doing screen recordings and ...
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Need recommendations for a router for use with network cameras [on hold]

I have a home LAN which has 5 desktop Apple and Windows machines, and 10 iOS tablets/phones) plus 5 wifi network cameras. I currently have a Netgear 8000 router and while I'm happy with its features, ...
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(IP67) housing for Lilygo TTGO T-Camera [on hold]

Here's a link to an Amazon listing if you don't know what it is. With both camera and display, I have two-way video. With mic & speaker, I have two way voice. It (ESP32) also has BlueTooh and ...
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SSD for Sony Vaio-71614M

I want to get a SSD 500 gb for Sony Vaio-71614M, I am willing to spend between 20 and 50 euros. If possible a SSD with a SLC memory. Do you guys have any advice or product recomendation?
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Tablet like without battery/smart screen

For a home project I'm looking for a device which will only ever show a web page, mounted on a wall. I could buy a cheap tablet for that, but I don't like the idea of having a device connected to a ...
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Zebra thermal printer for browser printing

I would like to know if exists a Zebra thermal printer suitable for browser printing. I'm looking for something like the TM "i" (intelligent) Epson series, in that case, the printer is reachable by ...
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Reflective LCD PC monitor?

It is generally advised not to watch screens before going to bed, as it interferes with the natural melatonin cycle. Therefore, I was hoping to find an e-ink monitor for my PC, just for text editing ...
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Low cost quad-core mini pc options

I am a post-doc researcher working on computational modelling projects. In my spare time, I like to code open-source projects on some topics outside of my university role. I intend to set up a low-...
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standalone temperature logger for linux

please recommend me a temperature logger. Requirements: Log temperature in every minute OR log hourly minimum,maximum in every hour Centigrades preferred to e.g. Fahrenheit It requires intervention ...
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Cheap, programmable drone, for use in UK

I am looking for a cheap, programmable drone, for use in UK, to use in a Minimal Viable Product for a system that will later use more highly spec’ed drones. • Needs to accept a programmed flight ...
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Cheapest possible TV or monitor to use with retro PCs (PAL)

I would like to recuperate my youth and play around with Zx81, BBC Micro, Commodore Amiga, etc All of these us a TV as display, and in Europe take PAL input. Can anyone recommend something very, ...
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Powerful Debian/Ubuntu Laptop without intrusive hardware

I am looking for a laptop that can run debian/ubuntu out of the box without going nuts over wifi drivers and I could use your suggestions. I need: Modern intel processor 16GB - 32GB Ram 256GB+ SSD ...
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Where can I find a WSON (6) breakout board

Im working with an IC that only comes in the WSON (6) package and I cant seem to find a breakout board for it. Does anyone know of any?
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Singleboartd Computer or System on Module under 100$ that can handle 4k HDMI in + out

I'm looking for a singleboard computer or system on module that can handle simultaneous 4k HDMI input and output (optimally at 60hz)
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Server remote management solution with hardware reset and VGA output

I want to be able to manage my home server remotely and be able to turn it on/off at the hardware level (in case it hangs), preferably with the ability to see VGA output. I was looking at something ...
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Laptop recommendation

Recommend a laptop which is portable, good display, backlit and ergonomic keyboard in a price range less than 1500$. It should have i7 quad core or higher, 8gb or 16gb ram, 256 gb ssd or more, ...
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Horizontal computer case

After buying a special computer table, I am seeking for computer case, that fits this requirements: horisontal full ATX motherboard height not greater than 275 mm (10.82") width and depth not greater ...
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Looking for a docking station for usb-c and older laptops

I have two laptops. One has a usb-c port (Lenovo t480s) and the other one is older and has only usb 3 ports (Samsung series 9). I want to buy a docking station to connect my monitor and keyboard and ...
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Looking for inexpensive secondary device capable of running Haven Keep Watch

I recently heard about Haven Keep Watch on AskNoah. It sounds like what I was looking for to keep watch on my laptop, bike or luggage when I'm travelling. It's Open Source. No special hardware ...
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Seeking an ESP32 which has BLE 5.1

I just read Bluetooth Direction Finding, added to the Bluetooth spec as part of Bluetooth 5.1 to allow devices to measure angle of arrival and angle of departure (AoA and AoD) to position devices ...
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Programmable bluetooth button for Android and iOS

I'm trying to develop a mobile app that use physical bluetooth button to interact with the app and invoke one (or more) functions. I found two possible solutions Use media button and emulate media ...
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Monitor: very low minimum brightness, 4K UHD, 27" (or higher)

The monitor is going to be used mostly for office work (programming and browsing) and occasionally for watching a film. It should have the following properties: Very low minimum brightness: Monitors ...
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Combining identical monitors to form one large display

So I got a whole bunch of monitors (A LOT) and from the collection there are about 6 identical 17" 4/3 ratio monitors that I wish to make a grid from (3x2 forming 12/6 or 2/1 wide ratio). I want all ...
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Cheapest wearable microphone that I can vocode with

The microphone must be 1: wearable 2: battery-powered (this is the lowest priority) 3: completely wired 4: somewhat durable 5: compatible with this vocoder I am unconcerned with hiss and such, ...
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Noise-cancelling headphones better than Bose QC35

I work in an office that can be very chatty at times. In order to concentrate during noise peaks, I need headphones with very good noise cancellation. I tried the Bose QC35 when they were released, ...
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Laptop with Wi-Fi 6 and only USB-C

Seems it's hard to find laptops with only USB-C and no USB-A. It's also hard to find laptops with Wi-Fi 6. The laptop would charge using the USB-C port only. Do you know any with a combination of ...
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Best laptop for heavy Skype usage and large PDF drawing review

I'm helping my friend find a new laptop that is capable of handling his workload. He's at a remote office, and therefore runs Skype for business 24/7. Now Skype is a massive resource hog, especially ...
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Barcode Label Printer (MUST auto generate unique id)

I am in need of a label printer that can be configured to generate unique IDs for barcodes without having to edit the ID for each label manually (the demonstrations I have seen online will edit it ...
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Seeking a “snap on” display for STM32

I would love to use the STM32WB, but it doesn't have a display. I am absolutely not a hardware guy. Does anyone now of a display for STM32 which just clips on? Soldering is beyond me :-) I am open ...
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Seeking an STM32 with wifi, BT, display and on-board debugger

I am seeking an STM32 with wifi, BT, display and on-board debugger (I think that they all have that, but am not 100% sure; I don't want to use a JTAG probe). Does anyone know of one?
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USB to Epson TM-u295 (RS232 connection)

I am attempting to connect my TM-u295 (the printer) directly to a usb port on my computer acting as a COM port through a female 25 pin connection in the back of the printer. So Computer(USB COM ...
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Small (<4") smartphone with 4G

I nearly always have my smartphone with me, but hardly ever use it, I prefer my 10" tablet. However I sometimes want to check calendar, mail, banking, weather radar and such. I use a belt holster and ...
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i am looking to buy a wireless router

ill just make this short, i'm looking for a wireless router with a guest ssid and 1 or 2 usb ports. i prefer the brands Asus or Tp-link please, i want it to stand up like straight up and down not flat ...
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In-ear bluetooth headset with good microphone

I am looking for a headset which I can wear while cycling. I would prefer a bluetooth one, but a non-bluetooth headset might also be acceptable if the quality/price is really good. It is important to ...
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USB-sized board for running USB exploits

I'm looking for a USB-sized board to build a USB exploitation tool. I'm looking to build something similar to a Bash Bunny or a Rubber Ducky. Requirements: is a pre-built board (prefered) or chip ...
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How to convert an audio output signal to input signal?

I have a music calculator, which has an audio output port. So I can plug in headphones or speaker on it. But now i want to connect it to a computer as input signal like microphone. Is there any ...
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Are there USB Splitters in existence that I allow me to choose where the power goes based on program?

Okay so, I have a device that has one usb port. This port only has enough power for one of my usb devices at a time. I would like to get a splitter to support two usb devices. However is it possible ...

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