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by mediatechnology
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Stored Code
Topic: Digital EQ
Replies: 11
Views: 346

Re: Digital EQ

Disabling mlocate seemed to help a lot. Its usable now. Watching System Monitor shows me that it also needs at least another 2GB of memory for me to get the most out of this old machine. It will stream video for hours now without disk thrashing but RAM use starts at about 70% rising to 96-98%. When ...
by mediatechnology
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: Entropy
Replies: 680
Views: 271490

Re: Entropy

Well at least its not like the sewer line we installed during the remodel. You would be digging in solid limestone. We started at just about a foot depth. The tap was at 8' 3" so we had a gradual fall over the 125 foot run and then a rapid drop in the last 4-5 feet. I paid about $50 per foot for tha...
by mediatechnology
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Test, Measurement and Repair
Topic: Half decent 5.5 digit meter
Replies: 5
Views: 41

Re: Half decent 5.5 digit meter

The Instek looks good, but 5x the amount I can justify :( . I might just get a £75 solartron for now as can sell for the same in 12 months time and see how I get on with it. The 8050 I can get for 75-100, and looks tempting. The kelvin connections on the solartron are swinging it that way for me fo...
by mediatechnology
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: Entropy
Replies: 680
Views: 271490

Re: Entropy

I've never had much luck with getting them to light all night after a cloudy or partly-cloudy day.
by mediatechnology
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Test, Measurement and Repair
Topic: Half decent 5.5 digit meter
Replies: 5
Views: 41

Re: Half decent 5.5 digit meter

If you can use a 4.5 or 4.75 digit take a look at the Tenma. I have a Tenma LCR which I like but have already had to re-cap. Farnell UK Bench Multimeter Search. https://uk.farnell.com/w/c/test-measurement/multimeters-clamp-meters/digital-multimeters-bench/prl/results?pageSize=100&sort=P_ATT_BASE_VAL...
by mediatechnology
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Stored Code
Topic: Digital EQ
Replies: 11
Views: 346

Ubuntu Studio 16.04 Disk Thrashing At Inconvenient Times

I'm running Ubuntu Studio 16.04 and need to upgrade to the 18.04 LTS version. I understood 18.10 to be a dead development fork so I was concerned about its upgrade path from 18.10 to 19.X. Ubuntu has been doing a very annoying thing which is thrashing the hard drive at the most inconvenient times. ...
by mediatechnology
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: "I Am A Google Deplorable" 855-290-0342
Replies: 12
Views: 162

Google Filters Western Journal

Here's an interesting story about Google filtering the Western Journal. The Western Journal provided screenshots to Breitbart News that show the site’s disappearance from Google News. Searches for other conservative websites continue to return results, but searches for Western Journal currently do n...
by mediatechnology
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: "I Am A Google Deplorable" 855-290-0342
Replies: 12
Views: 162

Re: "I Am A Google Deplorable" 855-290-0342

As most of big tech these days is about tickling dopamine receptors the less social media you go on the better in terms of having a life. Two of my teen daughters are totally hooked. I'm under-stimulated as well as deplorable. We barely watch TV: I'm exposed to it because my wife watches the "dot 2...
by mediatechnology
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: "I Am A Google Deplorable" 855-290-0342
Replies: 12
Views: 162

Re: "I Am A Google Deplorable" 855-290-0342

For the most part I haven't seen ads on websites for about 18 months since I installed uBlock Origin. I can't comment on the quality of the targeting. If the site hosts its own ads I do see them but they're not usually invasive or in-your-face. When I install a new browser that doesn't have uBlock i...
by mediatechnology
Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: Brad Wood aka Bcarso
Replies: 2
Views: 35

Brad Wood aka Bcarso

Going through some old files I found a short resume Brad Wood aka "Bcarso" had sent me. I wanted to share it for those that knew him and those that admired his work and contributions. Brad Wood Electronics Engineer with extensive analog and digital design experience, specializing for the last 23 ye...