Jan Dorniak
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Intel Core i7-9700K vs 9750H
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The 9750H is a mobile processor, meant to be soldered to a laptop motherboard. It will not fit in a a desktop motherboard, nor will you be able to buy one. So for a desktop you don't have a choice. ...

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Looking for an **Open-Source** Single Board Computer
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It's hard to find a fully libre design in your price range. Most will be based on Allwiner or similar SoCs, which are probably not vendors you want to support, regardless of the availability of ...

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Are there any mobile phones that can run desktop Linux?
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Purism Librem 5 runs a custom distro developed by the company which made the phone, but you can run it on desktop as well, so I believe it qualifies. As a bonus, recently the open source GPU driver ...

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How to rotate a monitor?
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Check if any of your display has a Vesa Mount. The mount itself uses 4 screws in a 75 or 100 mm square so you can use the screen in any orientation. 3rd party stands are easily available online, ...

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What is the difference between "M.2 PCIe NVMe" and "M.2 2280, PCIe-NVMe, TLC"
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Repeating comments as an answer. 2280 is the size designation for an M.2 card, such as an SSD. This is the typical size for a PC. TLC is the type of memory used in the drive. It stands for Three ...

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Seeking an STM32 with wifi, BT, display and on-board debugger
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There is a series called STM32WB with integrated WiFi and Bluetooth, there is a STM32WB Nucleo available. There is also an F413 discovery board but it doesn't have Bluetooth, WiFi only.

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Are there USB hubs that connect to an Ethernet port?
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If you are using Linux there is something called USB over IP. There are is even a tutorial on setting it up on Raspberry Pi. So grab a 30$ single board computer and you are done. There was some ...

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CPU for Machine Learning
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Two assumptions first: by architecture you actually mean platform. ARM is not up to standard with performance yet and Power9 seems over budget for you your 1000$ budget is for CPU and motherboard (if ...

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Alternative to the unreliable Apple Magic keyboard?
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While this is a PC keyboard, the internet tells me that the ctrl-opt-cmd (or ctrl-super-alt) keys can be remapped in MacOS. I recommend the A4-Tech KV300-H. It is: slim very soft to touch after a ...

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New laptop: when to buy to get spectre and meltdown fixes
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Intel has just released 9th gen core I which only has partial fixes. AMD also released their CPUs recently although AFAIK they were never susceptible to Meltdown. All in all - I'd say a year at least. ...

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WiFi adapter that supports 802.11ac AP on 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, for Linux
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Mini PCIe has fallen out of favor, being replaced by m.2. That said, there's a lot of adapters available. Personally, I'm strongly in favor of Intel's wireless cards, they tend to have good open ...

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Small mini-itx case with support for PCIe 4.0 GPUs
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SSUPD Meshlicious should fit your needs. The riser they use, by LINKUP, is also available alone so you can order one of those. But you need to check case compatibility. A comment on H1: it's been ...

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USB DAC with Parametric EQ?
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A proper answer this time, since you seemed interested in my comments. If you are up to it, AudioWeaver, the DSP code generation tool is free for ST Microelectronics microcontrollers. How this works,...

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Looking for CoProcessors to go along side an Allwinner SoC in a budget Game Console
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After our discussion in comments and looking at your requirements - you probably want to go with the nVidia Tegra. As a SoM not as a bare SoC. That's roughly the chip which powers the Nintendo Switch. ...

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Embedded board for Qt/QML
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I've successfully written and ran a Qt/QML application (albeit with a simple interface) on a custom baseboard for the CM3 running Raspbian Lite without X. Not through framebuffer but using the VC .sos ...

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Multi Device Bluetooth keyboard and mouse
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Bluetooth itself is single master multiple slave. Which means that you cannot bind a device to multiple hosts simultaneously. You would have to reconnect/rebind your keyboard every time you want to ...

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Selecting Single Board Computer for Project
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You get any robust SBC. The handheld scanners already convert the QR code to text so you don't need to worry about vision recognition. It might be easier if your scanner has a virtual COM mode rather ...

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What type of Network Switch+Router to buy for small (less than 15) computers and printers
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I have successfully ran a small office network using a MikroTik Hex. It's a decent router, with good software, good management solutions and support for VPNs. We recently switched to a bigger one ...

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Small server for NAS/SAN
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Take a look at the Udoo Bolt or their other products. Basically that's an x86 SBC with proper RAM slots. Edit: I forgot about dual Ethernet requirement. You could possibly go for a USB 3.0 adapter if ...

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I need recommendation for small server
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If it's only for personal use then you don't really care about performance, a Raspberry Pi 3 would be enough (but beware filesystem errors). Otherwise get something cheap in the cloud. Hosting ...

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Off the shelf cheap wearable BlueTooth Low Energy device
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I feel that Hexiwear is a pretty good platform, although a little expensive. I feel it ticks most of your boxes: rubber wrist band - check rugged and robust - not really, but it's enclosed in that ...

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Currenza C2 coin reader MDB adapter for Android device
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What you are looking for is either a direct Multi-Drop to USB converter or a Multi-Drop to RS232 converter which can then be converted to USB. As far as I know Android exposes the serial port API. ...

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Oscilloscopes with open-source software options
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Have a look at the list of scopes supported by libsigrok - it is a fully open-source, GPL licensed library for working with various kinds of EE measurement tools. Outside of that PicoScope has - as ...

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External 2,5" 2-bay RAID USB3 Enclosure with hdparm/udisksctl power-off support
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I'm not sure about their software, but being a company specialising in this presumably QNAP has good software support. One device which I presume will meet your expectations is the TR-002 which has ...

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Recommendations for Modem/Router - Xfinity
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I second @user: use your provider's router/modem as a bridge and your own router behind that. Waaay less hassle and not using their hardware does not gain you anything honestly. If you are worried ...

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SBC for educational purposes
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A quick search shows you might have some luck with Beaglebone or Beagleboard with regards to emulation. OTOH those boards are cheaper then most JTAG debuggers. I know of three companies manufacturing ...

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STM32 Ethernet switch
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You need a KSZ8863 - depending on version it has one MII or RMII and two 10/100BASE-T/TX phys. AFAIK it is supported by lwIP which is a go-to IP library in ST's ecosystem.

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Cable replacement - Headset to PC
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If you can't find such a cable you can replace it with two: mic-in-cable splitter Those products are just an example. As a bonus without the splitter you can use this as a headset with your mobile ...

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Smartphone that ships without pre-installed proprietary software?
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If you are willing to wait - there is the Purism Librem 5 which uses a CPU with fully available documentation, and a GNU/Linux distribution by the manufacturer (Debian-based). Current ETA is Q3 2019. ...

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Stand-alone or build-in graphics card for Adobe products?
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TL;DR only developing RAW photos would really benefit from a good dGPU. Is your usage of Adobe products professional or hobbyist? If you are not using them professionally you would IMHO be better off ...

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