Importing BMP into Eagle

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With some help from Peter van der Walt, I got some good results importing a BMP into Eagle. Just selecting a BMP and importing it, most often gives a bad and jagged result on the pcb, here is how I did some processing on the image before importing it. First, you need to download and install Gimp. Open the image in […]

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Getting MRTG to show disk space

For a long time, I have been trying to get MRTG to show how much space there was left/used on a harddrive in my server. I have done this before, but that was on another server, running Windows 2003 server. Now I have changed to a HP Microserver N54L, and installed Debian on it. After a lot time used on Google, […]

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My first dirtypcb experience

For my previous projects, I have been using iTead for my PCB’s. This time I wanted to try out dirtypcbs instead, and so far the service have been amazing. Comparing to the only other PCB service I have used so far, the handling time seems pretty similar. iTead Date Status 16/07 Order received 17/07 Gerber files approved 23/07 Shipped with tracking dirtypcb […]

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Asus VN247H vs Dell U2412M

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A while ago I decided I needed one more monitor. This would make my setup total 3 monitors, and to make it look best, borders on the monitors should be as thin as possible. So, why did I chose the Asus monitor? The reason is because of its slim frame, and as they say on their page “Stunning Full HD […]

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When companies get too big…

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Almost a month ago I ordered an upgrade of my internet connection’s speed. My old speed was 90/90, and as you can see on the speed test, it delivered that without problems. What caused the problem, was when I got a letter from them, where they now offered 100/100, 250/250, and 500/500 megabit connections. Almost two months after I received […]

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Vesper rev. 1.1

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After a bit of radio silence, I am ready with something new. Which isn’t really new… It is the next version of my weather station PCB, Vesper rev. 1.1! Comparing it to the old version, a lot of things has changed, and hopefully that will make it even more reliable than it already is. One of the biggest problems I […]

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