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8 port managed switch with good ACL capability?

I'm trying to find an 8 port managed switch with good scope for defining ACLs. Beyond that, the spec is fairly well defined so it's mostly down to "who makes this spec cheapest and not abysmal quality"...
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Monitor stand that supports 3 30'' monitors

My question is just like this one, except for bigger monitor size and smaller requirements. My monitors are 30'' HP LP3065 (old but huge) and the recommended VIVO Triple LCD Monitor Desk Mount works ...
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Pure Android device with 2GB+ RAM in the size of an iPhone SE?

My current device is Moto X (2013), the dimensions are perfect. I am surprised to see that Android does not offer many options in that dimension, I was unable to find any of the phones in the local ...
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Hot-swappable DC power high availability component

I'm trying to build a portable Mini-ITX PC. I want it to have similar power capabilities to a laptop. That is, the ability to plug or unplug it from the power main without it losing power and shutting ...
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Thermostat independently controlling and registering heat use for multiple zones with remote on/off?

I am looking for a smart-ish thermostat, which can: Separate usage for, say, heating zone 1, heating zone 2 and hot water. Heating zone 2 might be radiators heated by a gas boiler or an air to air ...
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On-ear wireless (non-Bluetooth) headphones with duplex high-quality audio?

I'm looking for wireless headphones with the following properties: Most importantly: Can capture audio via the microphone at the same time as playing high-quality stereo audio out the headphones. ...
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Replacing ArecaRAID ARC-1231ML

I have a server with 12 harddisk slots, currently using an Areca ARC-1231ML card, with a large RAID-6 spanning 8 disks and a few passthroughs. The tiny CPU on that board is obviously not capable of ...
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Server case upgrade?

I am building a new server. The existing server has what I consider a very nice case (for my needs). It is 10 years old but in like-new condition. I want some advice on keeping that case and PSU (...
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How Do I Go From PCI-E 16 To PCI Graphics?

I have this mini-itx motherboard with a PCI-E 16 slot. I also have an old all-in-one PC that I am refurbishing/upgrading with this motherboard. The screen is connected to a PCI graphics card via a ...
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Linux Wi-Fi network compatible laser printer

I am looking for a black/white laser printer. Requirements: No requirement for proprietary / non-free drivers No requirement for proprietary printer plugin Linux compatible using Wi-Fi / LAN Bonus: ...
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Mounting gamepad controller for public use

I'm working on a project where we're putting an interactive PC app in a public space. Instead of a more expensive/fragile touch-screen display I am considering using an off-the-shelf gamepad (PC/XBOX)...
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All-in-one +/-10" screen (not touch) w/ Linux, WiFi, USB, but w/o camera, mic

I'm a developer by trade, but I am not the most knowledgeable when it comes to the hardware side, so please forgive me if I am not detailed enough. I would like to find an all-in-one (i.e., screen ...
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AC Phase Shifter for LED lamps

All the LED lamps that are available locally have noticeable flicker, and I have the same problem with the lamps that I've ordered online. Is there any device that could phase-shift 220 V 50 Hz AC ...
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Single Board Rackmount Linux/BSD Home Server

I am looking for a single board rackmount server/pc that can run a lightweight Linux or BSD operating system like pfSense. The requirements are: Cheap. (preferably under $400 AUD, inc. tax and ...
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External GPU card for iMac

I have an iMac 27 (core i5, 8gb ram, AMD Radeon R9 M290X 2gb) and this is not enough for some new games. So are there external graphics card box, which capable of operate on the internal monitor iMac ...
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RCA Audio Video Switcher controlled via software

I am not an electrical engineer. I am a software developer. Currently I have to create a program that allows users to schedule TV programs for a TV station. When I visited the station I encountered (...
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What cheaper CPU do you suggest for compiling C++ code binaries for Xeon E5 2600 v3?

I need to produce C++ code binaries to be used on a cluster with Xeon E5 2600 v3 dual-socket nodes. For confidentiality reasons the binaries can only be compiled locally so we have to build a smaller ...
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PostScript printer and JBIG2 scanner: consumer-level all-in-one / MFP recommendation

For a few years now I have been looking for a consumer-level networked multifunction / all-in-one printer that has: PostScript printing (not emulation); Duplex printing; A scanner that saves ...
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Inexpensive USB 3.1 splitter

I got the new MacBook and it runs amazingly, and I got Apple's USBC to USBA adapter. My only issue is that I cannot charge and use my external USB devices at the same time (I have a USB 3.0 Hub with ...
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What is an appropriate 4G/LTE repeater for home use?

Inside our house I only usually get an H or H+ signal, or sometimes 3G but when I go outside, I get a fast 4G signal. I plan to buy a repeater so that I will get the same 4G signal inside. I already ...
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Multiple line in or RCA sound inputs

I basically want to setup my Linux computer to record multiple Line ins. The problem is I have only one line in input in my sound card. I need multiple Line in or RCA audio inputs. I'm looking for ...
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Embedded System with PWM support

So I need a Raspberry Pi sized (can be smaller or a bit larger) embedded computer that can output PWM signal natively. The Raspberry Pi can output PWM signals, but only with a maximum resolution of 0....
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Laserprinter to print codes recognizable by tiptoi

Ravensbuger sells tiptoi books which have almost invisible codes that can be read by a digital pen, which then makes sounds if you have uploaded the appropriate sounds to the pen before. The format of ...
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What CNC control board suits my needs?

I'm currently piecing together a shopping list to build an XY CNC (computer numerical control - basically computerized milling and production) machine. I'm looking at using this motor kit that ...
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PC hardware keyboard + chooser for partially one-handed people

Hardware keyboards for one-handed people have existed long-time ago. But what if the user had a partial second hand, or even just an elbow pushbutton, or a box with four corners which the elbow could ...
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Computer-vision hardware for the blind and deaf blind

I am looking for a hardware device which will allow a blind person to simply navigate in 3D space alerting to object types and giving options for feet and hands (feet first). Use a special five-stop ...
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Portable rechargeable battery (power supply) for tablets and phones that will also jumpstart large vehicle engines

I am seeking recommendations for a portable rechargeable battery pack. Requirements Reliable Can safely power tablets and phones (only need 2.1A at once) Can reliably jumpstart a large vehicle ...
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USB hub with stable behaviour

Not entirely relevant to the question but it is the problem I have encountered. I have a notebook plugged to a monitor and I need to use a USB mouse, a USB keyboard, a USB wireless adapter (TP-LINK ...
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Sturdy noise cancelling/isolating earbuds

I am looking for some sturdy (they will be travelling quite a lot) noise cancelling or, at this price, more likely noise isolating in-ear earphones. I will mostly be listening to classical music and ...
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Flash drive with USB and bluetooth interface

Does it exist a USB/bluetooth flash drive? I frequently need to copy data from a personal computer (I do not have bluetooth dongle) and a tablet. So I'm thinking about an hardware key acting as a ...
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A Phone/Tablet with WiFi

I want a phone, and I don't need 3G/4G/5G/Whatever other Gs there are, just WiFi. I have been considering the LG Optimus Exceed 2. Max Price: $40 including shippingLocation: USA Requirements Screen ...
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External CD Drive as a substitute to the Apple Superdrive

Many MacBooks don't have an internal CD drive, notably the Air, and as a result, people who have CDs are forced to get an external drive. I love music, and I've got tons of it on CDs, so I want a ...
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Keyboard with custom touch input under $150

I want to buy a QWERTY keyboard which has features like the Razer Deathstalker Switchblade UI. It must have: Customizable touch input Standard US QWERTY keyboard layout Wired USB Under $150 In short,...
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Developer friendly WiFi SDHC card

There are a few SDHC Cards with WiFi, but I find it difficult to understand what they can actually do, and even harder to find out how they do it. I would like a card that is "developer friendly" ...
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Microphones for acoustic holography

I'm considering building a hobby acoustic holography setup. I would need several (at least 12, I think) microphones to do this, but I have a limited budget. Does anyone have recommendations for ...
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Are there any quartz crystal-based data storage devices?

Some time ago I've read about 5D 'Superman memory crystal' heralds unlimited lifetime data storage which is about the data-storage technique which uses a laser to alter the optical properties of fused ...
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Windows PC laptop with built-in mac-like keyboard

I find that on my MacBook, I am much less likely to hit wrong keys than on any Windows PC I have ever used. The number pad and especially num lock are crimes against humanity, comparable to Francisco ...
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Looking for a good hdd/external hdd

I'm looking for a way to upgrade my Dell Vostro 470's space for not a lot of money. Requirements: Under $50 1TB+ storage Have the cable for the motherboard with it (if not then add a link to one ...
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Suggest me 10 or more inch Tablet with removable battery

I don't know how to search for tablets with removable battery. If I choose tablets in gsmarena search using tablet by features, it doesn't give me option for replaceable battery. Can you suggest me ...
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Need recommendations for a router for use with network cameras

I have a home LAN which has 5 desktop Apple and Windows machines, and 10 iOS tablets/phones) plus 5 wifi network cameras. The cameras are on 24*7. The desktops are also on 24*7, while the iOS devices ...
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White, full size, non-gaming, illuminated keyboard with numpad, for PC with Windows

I have the Logitech Illuminated keyboard, and I am very pleased with it. But one of the keys have fallen off, and I want to replace it with something similar, but white. I would like it to be in a ...
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Powered USB 3.0 (USB3) Hub with individual switches that delivers USB3 speed to each port

I purchased a powered USB 3 Hub with individual switches. It appears to meet all these criteria: Must have external power source 3-5 ports total (keep it small) Individual toggle switches for each ...
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Detachble / Convertible 2in1 with proper Linux/Ubuntu support

Due to the fact that my old EeePC is next to end of life (which was running with Ubuntu for 7 years) I plan to buy a similar small device as replacement. Thereby, my focus lies in the Detachable/...
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Budget Microcontroller for large WS2812B strand

I am using an Arduino Uno R3 to control my Christmas lights (a strand of 665 WS2812B LEDs).The Arduino, while driving the LEDs, is not accessible from my PC, so I am attempting to use a Raspberry Pi 3 ...
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USB stick (pen drive) w/ Type-C connector & USB 3.1 speed

I'm looking for a high speed pen drive (not sure about terminology - USB stick?) with USB Type C connector and at least USB 3.1 Gen1 speed. I have found a SanDisk one but it says up to 130MB/s ...
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Linux-compatible USB temperature & humidity logger

does anyone have any experience of using USB temperature & humidity sensors under Linux? I suspect we may have a damp problem and I want to assess the level of humidity in various rooms in my ...
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USB-C Hub/Splitter for Phone

What I'm looking for is something that will allow my to charge and access the USB-C port at the same time. Something that only does that would be ideal but a full USB hub that will also charge my ...
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Remote Whiteboards

Our software development team is spread out. We desperately need a white boarding solution and the basic web based ones aren't cutting the mustard. We've tried using our tablets to share our ...
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Camcorder for filming ballrom dance

I am looking for a camcorder to film ballroom dance events. This means it has to deal well with quickly moving subjects in low, artificially colored light. Full HD resolution should suffice. A ...
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2TB NAS HDD Power Supply Recommendations

I'm building a custom NAS as a backup server for multiple laptops in my house. I'm planning on buying four 2TB mechanical SATA hard drives that will be run in RAID 1 (Hard drives: https://www.newegg....

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