I asked over in /g/ (technology) but didn’t get any replies, so I thought I’d hit you guys up for an answer as it is kinda /diy/ issue;
I recently got a pair of wireless Bluetooth headphones (iDealUSA) so I could listen to music off my computer (Mac Mini OSX El Capitan 10.11.02) while taking care of chores around the house, including down in the basement such as doing laundry.
Problem is, despite the claimed 10 meter range of the headphones, the audio cuts in & out due to interference from floor joists, heating ducts and whatnot blocking the signal.
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google says no. http://superuser.com/questions/247868/do-bluetooth-repeaters-exist At least not for A2DP. No demand for it.
You could take your computer and put your music on icloud or onedrive and stream it all from your phone via an appropriate app or two. Not sure if google drive does it, but I would suspect it does. I know onedrive is quite nice about it. All my stuff on onedrive is automatically in my music apps on all my devices.
There are ways on the RF end to improve reception, but aside from relocating the receiver to a more convenient location, most of them will require some hacking/amplification/swapping of the antennas and thus probably won't be 100% legal (assuming US jurisdiction and no radio license).
Into the black block behind the trigger. Without more/better pictures I couldn't say for more certain. It will require Live, Neutral and Earth, with a properly fused plug. Metal bodied drills can be lethal if they have a short and dump through the casing.
>>916829 Wires are missing that black box the trigger is connected to would normally have three wires coming out for the power cable. This is a hard fix than just putting in a new power cable. For reference google the manufacturers spare parts list in relation to that model of drill. Hope you didn't pay more than 5 bucks for it cause power drills are cheap these days. Live and learn
I'm thinking about buying a house that's on a relatively steep slope. I'd like to make the front yard less steep by building up earth held in place by a retaining wall. Is that just crazy or is it feasible, especially with earth/sand/cement bags?
>>916723 By "new fans" do you mean like those dyson "bladeless" fan monstrosities with their ridiculous over 100% efficiency claims? Because they just have a normal bladed fan in the base that blows air up to the channels.
So,...it like uses 100% of the electricity is uses to push all the air the blades touch? Electric in and air out, nothing else is produced. How does that company measure that anyway? If it makes any motor noise, vibration, or heat at all then it isn't 100% efficient.
This is an odd request, but I was wondering if anyone knows of or has footage of someone crafting, shaping, carving, sanding, etc. wood that doesn't speak. To be more specific, I'm looking for footage where someone is doing something involving carpentry and not talking as if it's some tutorial.
I find it incredibly relaxing to listen to it or watch it. Something like this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjxUzmZpCn4 (2:39 - 2:47 is the best part)
No idea why it soothes me, I guess I'm just weird.
It's not weird, I love watching people work that are really good at what they do. Especially carpenters. Unless they're doing something crazy like cross cutting a long plank on the table saw with their hands or leaning into a band saw too far with their fingers in line with the blade. I love working with wood for the same reason, once you figure out that math and do the setups it's smooth sailing, as long as you did the first parts right.
Try looking up build videos instead of how to build videos. Even some of the guys on YouTube who are self made instructors have videos where they just build stuff.
make the loop a coil (lots of windings) and connect it to a lc oscillator. then connect that to a freq detector that has a go-high-when-detects-freq output. then drive a counter, buzzer, bell, etc. the lc osc acts like a tuned osc that changes freq when something enters the coil.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5PJDzOOFCA I've decided to learn it. What are the best resources to learn this language? My English is not the best but I doubt resources in Arabic exist for me to learn it.
I've always been a digital logic fag, so my analog skills are subpar. I could use some help with what some components of this circuit do. Here's what know: C1 prevents reverse flow out the input R1 biases the input The gain potentiometer controls gain by controlling the amplification factor, preventing electrons from flowing across the cathode. C2 and R4 do the same as C1/R1 for stage 2 4,5 heater C3, prevents reverse flow through the circuit C4, VR2 adjusts tone by controlling how much low-band FQ can drain to ground VR3,... Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
>>916571 C1 and R1 are an input signal filter, I think high-pass to get 60Hz and DC out of there. C2 and R4 do the same I think C3 is a coupling between the amp circuit and the tonestack/volume control to keep the two from interfering with each other (hard to explain I'm drunk) C4 you understand. Look at C1 and 2 the same way, just with fixed resistors.
R2 and R3 affect what voltage actually goes on the tubes. Look up a voltage divider and it'll give you a rough idea, not exactly the same, but the ballpark concept.
>>916562 Solid rubber would work best I think. I have a solid rubber wheel that has lasted longer than the 4 wheel barrows that its been attached to over the past 20 years. Of course, no one has been shooting at it.
Why aren't there any reasonable 3d printers that have a 2ft x 2ft printing bay area (let's say a 1 ft height, just for shits and giggles).
> 3d printers are just for prototyping Don't mean to sound like a liberal cuck, but spending a few hundred bucks on a machine for a prototype that is actual size is more up my alley then going for a 6 inch size of the model.
Anyone have experience with increasing their 3d printer bay size?
If by "reasonable" you mean cheap, there are none that don't have shit accuracy and other problems. If by "reasonable" you mean decent quality then they are probably out of your price range. As you haven't told us your price range that makes is zero. Come back with more info, especially material and features you are looking for and maybe we can help you.
I've got these shitty kitchen boards made out of metal with a single crappy rail on the back, and a cheap clasp from some German company that only sells to the trade.
Over time, the little clasps have broken, meaning the boards barely hold in place, and one keeps falling down constantly.
I can't buy these clasps anywhere, because they have a specific dumb retard system that doesn't work properly, and I can't buy some other types and bodge them to fit with screws because there's nothing to screw into on a mm or two of aluminium.
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>>916555 They've got a bit of sealant at the bottom, the issue is that the crappy clasps leave half of them resting at 70 degree angles as they're poorly supported.
>>916558 Velcro? You know how plinths work, right? One large rigid body, lots of small plinths it has to grab onto. There's also a fair bit of distance between where the plinth is and where the board is.
hey /diy/, anyone here ever do an install of a natural gas line? I am looking at some remote property with free gas. The problem is while it already has an old trailer with a service already installed, my whole family will move to this property and they will need to tap in to the line. How would I go about sizing the main service line to the house? Potentially long runs, its an 80 acre property and the gas well is to the side. Maybe 500-700 feet. Any ideas?
bump, holy shit if it works out I will abuse the hell out of the free gas. THE HELL out of it. Looking into a stand by generator. Like a low rpm stand by generator or a listeroid. Gas fridge and freezer. gas stove, gas hot water tank (big!), gas heaters and hell, gas lights or heating a green house with ng.
anyway, get the NG utility to do the work. long runs of underground pipe require special tools. also, tapping into the high pressure main before the meter requires the utility supplying the NG to shut the line down. typically one would use a poly pipe to run underground and the fittings are plastic welded. this is not /diy/
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