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(Dev) board to develop my own Amazon Ring(tm) -like doorbell

I am a pure s/w guy, know nothing about hardware & certainly couldn't handle a soldering iron. That's not likely to change, so hopefully there is an off-the-shelf solution for me. I have am a ...
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Indicate an external state to a router

Is there some "light switch" or anything else what can indicate its state to a router. In more detail: I am searching for a simple Wi-Fi or Ethernet device, presence of which in the network ...
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Custom in-desk panel

I would like to get rid of cable clutter and enhance my desk. However, I'm struggling to find the components for making it work. What I would like to do is including ports in the table, mainly ...
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Is there autosigning fingerprint scanner?

I'm working on anonymous system that requires pre-registration. Pre-registration procedure involves fingerprint scanning to determine if a person has registered (to prevent more than one registration ...
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Active GPS tracker which also logs BLE beacons in proximity

I'm currently automating a process on our farm: The idea is, that when a machine worked on a field, there's a push notification (or mail) sent to my phone at the end of the day telling me which fields ...
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Embedded hardware processor recommendation for web server

I have a hardware device that I want to apply a web user interface on. So I am thinking about adding an embedded hardware web server which can communicate with my hardware (using a software library ...
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Need a low latency but high fidelity solution to remotely monitor a robot

For work, there is a robot that I need to monitor and control remotely. I've tried some IP cameras, but they all had horrible latency. The cameras onboard my robot stream perfectly since they are ...
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Replacing 13 year old tower with a mini PC like system

I have a 13 year old tower PC system with a Intel Core 2 Q6600 CPU and 4GB of RAM. This was pretty much high-end back then. It still does what it should and I use it as a Linux-based server for my ...
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Which DDR3 RAM is suitable for my Computer?

I want to upgrade my computer by adding more memory to it. My PC runs on UBUNTU 16.04 Here are my system specs: Processor: AMD A8-7650K Motherboard: MSI A68HM-E33 V2 RAM: ADATA 2x8GB 1600Mhz DDR3 (I'm ...
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How can I implement a web user interface for a hardware device

This is my first time asking and I am not sure if I should ask this question here since I need something related to hardware and software I thought of giving it a try. I have a hardware device that ...
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New CPU Upgrade And Requirements To Run Software

I current have AMD Athalon 2 X3 445 CPU on a Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3 AMD 770 DDR3 1666(OC) Soket AM3 Anakart motherboard. I haven't upgraded my PC In a while but I've just bought an Oculus Quest 2 AR ...
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Cheapest 3 digital pianos with option for bass pedal control

I never thought I'd see this, but I saw a Yamaha digital piano once that had a port for a bass pedal controller. It of course had a pipe organ and a Hammond organ voice. I'd like something similar, or ...
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NIC capable of receiving Corrupt frames

I am working on a project which requires me to capture packets that don't pass the CRC 32 check. I did some digging and came across ethtool utility, using which we can change ethernet device ...
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Bluetooth headset with pro-like mic

I am looking for some great quality sound headset as well as microphone level close to pro/studio level. I really enjoy the sound quality and bass line on my Marshall Major III Bluetooth headset as ...
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are U disks much good or even real?

I need flash drives with LEDs, which is like needing dodo birds. LEDs are disappearing from major-brand flash drive models (I suspect so people will yank them at the worst times, inadvertently kill ...
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Hardware Recommendation: Sound Card & Speakers

I'm looking for a hardware recommendation. In the year 2020, for Ubuntu 20.04 (or a distro based on it) what is a top quality sound card that works out of the box? Also: what is a good set of speakers ...
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USB mouse vs. Bluetooth mouse — less battery drain

Which would drain a laptop battery less, a USB (LED) mouse or a bluetooth mouse? Nothing fancy, just a basic travel 3 button mouse in each case.
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Where can I find the features for AMD processors?

I've been a long time Intel (Xeon) user, but I'm considering switching to AMD (Ryzen) for my next purchase, due to lower prices, lower power consumption and excellent performance. I'm now looking at ...
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USB Cable. Can the function of data colors vary depending on the country?

I saw a post with the pinout of a USB cable with Green for Data(-) and White for Data(+). After warning about this polarization, the author of the post wrote: The function of data colors may vary ...
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Is there a router or access point which enforces bandwidth limits only when the traffic is high?

It seems that in a very large variety of Modem Routers (Wired solutions) or Access point (wireless solutions) there seems to be an option for static and specific limit per user. For example 4Mbps max ...
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Best Blu-Ray Burner and Reader

I was hoping someone could recommend a great blu-ray burner and player. My first requirement is that it can burn M-Disc 100 gig blu-ray discs. I have tons of business documents, home photos and home ...
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Which ARM micro controller should I choose for my major project?

I'm taking up a major project for my final year in college through which I plan on learning about the ARM architecture. I want to build my own custom development board instead of using a pre-designed ...
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Webcam with built-in background removal

I am looking for a webcam that has a built-in background removal feature. Built-in = done in the webcam firmware+hardware, and not on the operating system of the device to which the webcam is ...
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webcam with good microphone for low-volume voice for Chromebook and Windows PC

I am looking for recommendations for a webcam with good microphone for low-volume voice for Chromebook and Windows PC. Intended use: Zoom meetings. Audio: The person using it speaks in soft (low ...
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Does anyone know of an HDMI splitter that strips HDCP 2.2?

I am working on a project that requires the use of an HDMI USB capture device, but because of HDCP 2.2, all captured video is just showing up black. I have read that some HDMI splitters can strip HDCP ...
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Are there any truly wireless earbuds that support A2DP while using the microphone?

I'm finally catching up w/ the 21st century and bought my first pair of truly wireless earbuds: the Sony WF-1000XM3. My issue is that audio quality degrades significantly when I connect them to my ...
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Recommendation on Dell Latitude Laptop

I'm looking to replace my Dell Inspiron N5050 that I bought in 2013 with 6 GB RAM for $400. I'm again not interested in breaking the bank, but I'm willing to step outside the "budget" ...
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brightest single LED running off of a 9v battery

I need help finding an LED to work with my project(if I told you what it is you'd say I was stupid, which has already been established by basically everyone). Here's the important stuff; It is going ...
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Is there a monitor arm with purely sideways movement?

I would like to have a VESA mount for my monitor to be able to dynamically move it from the left side on my desk to the middle in a straight line. Like it moves on a dolly (however, an arm would be ...
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KVM Switch to handle USB-C, Video & Power

I'm trying to set up the following: two computers (MBP15 w/ USB-C and a desktop) that feed into one monitor and share USB peripherals (mouse, keyboard, hub, etc). I've found a few switches that seem ...
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Laptop-shaped device serving as I/O for a desktop PC

When I do computer work at home I prefer to lie down but two factors cause me inconvenience: the weight of the laptop and the need to charge it often. So I wonder if there is a laptop-shaped device ...
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Clock-wise case fan

I'm in need of a fan with 3 simple requirements. it must be in the 140x140mm or 120x120 ATX case fan form factor. it must run on 12VDC. from the side which the air flows in, the fan must spin ...
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Worst webcam and microphone

I want the worst (160x120 res or lower preferably) webcam and mic combination possible. I would hope the webcam would be cheap. On top of that, is there any way I can passively make them worse (ex. ...
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Looking for low-mid phone with good battery & screen

I need a new phone to replace a Moto G7 Power that I dropped in a lake. I would buy it again but I can't find it anywhere for near its original price (I saw one on eBay for £250, double its original ...
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FPV Racing Drone Reccomendation

I'm looking for an FPV racing drone that has a sturdy frame and comes with everything I need (except VR goggles if it links with your phone). I also don't have a soldering iron so I won't be able to ...
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Laptop 13 - 14" very mobile fully featured desktop replacement

Broadly speaking I am looking for a very mobile fully featured laptop (kind of a desktop replacement). The same kind of laptop as in my question from 2016. I currently have a customised Lenovo T460s (...
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Is there a bluetooth 5 usb device that works on a 2013 MacBook Pro Retina?

I need BT5 for my earbuds. I wasn't able to find an appropriate replacement of the internal networking adapter, so, now I'm hoping that somebody has a good experience with a USB BT5 adapter in an ...
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Rugged battery powered 4G/LTE WiFi hotspot with internal antenna, recommendations?

I've been searching a lot on the internet for a rugged battery powered 4G/LTE WiFi hotspot with internal antenna. Can't seem to find any suitable alternatives. Need to know if anybody else knows about ...
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Large 8K and 6K resolution monitors or TVs for use as a desktop PC monitor

I'm looking, ideally, for a monitor or a similarly high quality and low latency TV with 8k resolution in 16:9 aspect ratio (7680x4320), or less preferably, but probably more realistic in the coming ...
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Cheap 3g or 4g GSM module for Raspberry Pi

What is a Low-cost 3g or 4g GSM module for Raspberry Pi? Currently, I have a sim-800l, which is not adequate for my needs. By budget is around $15-40 for a suitable solution. Could you provide me some ...
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Budget laptop for exams (<150$)?

I would like to buy hundred of very low budget laptops for a programming exam. The requirements are: Screen > 12'' User storage < 100 MB OS POSIX compliant Keyboard Trackpad Wi-Fi Ram > 1 GB ...
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What should I switch my cpu to?

I'm running my old computer from like 6 or 7 years ago as a server, and for the most part it works fine. I have some extra money, and when it is bottlenecked, the cpu causes the bottleneck. The ...
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best lithium ion secondary battery (3A, 3V)

Are there any reasonably priced standard lithium ion batteries that comes closest to: either 3A (discharge limit) and 3 volts (x16 batteries). or 4A (discharge limit) and 4 volts (x12 batteries). They ...
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Is there an Android Things kit that includes a gyroscope sensor?

I am looking to make an app that detects door movement (not with motion sensors, but with a gyroscope), but I want to use Android Things for this project. I've been looking around, but so far, I haven'...
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ATSC OTA tuner wanted

Looking for an ATSC (i.e., American) OTA (over the air) HDTV television tuner. PCI bus, PCIe bus, USB 2, or USB 3 all OK to use. Must support a Debian/Devuan distro Linux media center / Personal Video ...
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Best laptop to seamlessly remote/stream my desktop PC anywhere in my home

I'm looking for a relatively cheap laptop (under 500 USD) that's thin and light so that I can remote/stream my desktop PC from anywhere inside my home network. I can hardwire into my network from ...
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Small shock-mount for the Rode NT-USB Mini microphone

I've bought a Rode NT-USB Mini condenser microphone and am really happy with it. As expected the supplied "magnetic" stand transfers a lot of "bumps" from my desk and cherry mx red ...
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Rode Procaster microphone with XLR output to 3.5mm mic input on computer

I have computer with ASUS motherboard and Realtek integrated soundcard. New computer will have Asus Strix Raid Pro soundcard. It has microphone input and line input both 3.5mm. I want to connect my ...
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A WiFi hotspot with a high transmission power

I'm looking for an access point with the following requirements: it should have a tramission power of at least 20dbm, but 26dbm or higher is desired. It should support both 2.4GHz and 5GHz, though it ...
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Laptop with AMD desktop processor and RTX 2080 or better

I have become convinced that the recent top AMD processors are better than Intel for most purposes, so I have started looking for a laptop with an AMD desktop processor and discrete graphics. There ...

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