Here you'll find a small collection of various tips, tricks, and modifications that I have created. These either made my life easier, solved elegantly some nasty problems, or improved the performance of existing hardware and/or electronic equipment.
Please note that these aren't complete DIY projects with comprehensive instructions, they just give you ideas and hopefully useful information to perform your own magic.
Looking for a specific Asus monitor? Finding the right one is really hard since Asus doesn't offer searchable or sortable selection lists. Here is one in Excel format that I compiled in April 2020. It contains most models. Click on the image to download.
This video switcher is almost perfect even it has some shortcomings. A huge one is the nasty cooling noise that will be hard on your ears, especially if sitting in front of it for a prolonged time. This modification shows how I tackled the problem - with excellent results. But beware; just opening the unit might void the warranty, modifying the unit will certainly kill the warranty. And you need to be fluent in mechatronics to succeed with this mod.
Tired of dragging and connecting your equipment preparing for streaming or real-time video projects? Having trouble using rack-mounted equipment ergonomically? Here is one viable solution that works nicely!
It is a little known secret that electronic transformers that are of the self-oscillating type (as most are), actually contain all components and the required circuitry for a very easy dimming addition/modification. This modification will save you money by removing the need to add expensive phase turn-off dimmers.