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Draft 3 of planned office layout

Draft 3 of planned office layout

I changed the design (for the better) as I started sourcing the furniture. In the past, it was only I changed the design (for the better) as I started sourcing the furniture. In the past, it was only design, and then doing the furniture myself. This time round, I’m not going to be a “cheapskate”…

Mechanical DasKeyboard 5Q – Cloud connected

Mechanical DasKeyboard 5Q – Cloud connected

The Future of Keyboards The Das Keyboard 5Q is a cloud connected keyboard allowing users to display color notifications on each key. Notifications can come from applications such as Twitter, Gmail, eBay, Facebook and many others. Hundreds of applications can be configured via IFTTT and Zapier, transforming the 5Q keyboard into a RGB dashboard. An open REST…

Draft 2 of planned office layout

Draft 2 of planned office layout

Draft 2 The 3.52m x 3.02m size turned out to be much more of a challenge. Xforma MBX MKII (aka Murderbox) – Custom hard-loop, X299 Secondary monitor – Dell P4317Q, Flat, IPS, 4K Primary monitor – Dell U3818DW, Curved, IPS Reference studio monitors – Yamaha HS7I, Stereo speakers DAC – Make and model still unknown UPDATED: The previous base…

Evo-One Destop CNC Milling Machine

Evo-One Destop CNC Milling Machine

This Italian for sure has the taste I can resonate with. By all means, its about the only hobby desk.

Draft 1 of planned office layout

Draft 1 of planned office layout

Draft 1 Office is small ( 3.52m x 3.02m) and to fit all my “crap” in there, careful planning is need Draft 1 Office is small ( 3.52m x 3.02m) and to fit all my “crap” in… careful planning is need. I spend 12+ hours a day in here (66% of my life (1/4 for sleep))……

Dell U3818DW – 38″ Ultrawide Monitor

Dell U3818DW – 38″ Ultrawide Monitor

The Dell U3818DW Review is a premium prosumer grade ultrawide monitor with an impressive 3840 x 1600

Yamaha HS7i – Two-way active nearfield monitors

Yamaha HS7i – Two-way active nearfield monitors

Ever since the 1970’s the iconic white woofer and signature sound of Yamaha’s nearfield reference monitors have become a genuine industry standard for a reason – their accuracy. Unlike studio monitors with added bass or treble frequencies which may sound more flattering at first, HS Series speakers were designed to give you the most honest,…

Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4-3800 Memory

Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4-3800 Memory

Dominator Platinum high-performance DDR4 memory is designed for world-class Intel X299 system builds. It’s built with hand-screened ICs, undergoes rigorous performance testing, and incorporates patented DHX cooling for reliable performance in demanding environments The correct Corsair memory design for X299 builds is the Dominator Platinum Series DDR4 DRAM 3800MHz. For 64GB total memory the C19…

What is Audio Return Channel (ARC)?

What is Audio Return Channel (ARC)?

ARC, or Audio Return Channel, is an HDMI feature, built into many TVs, receivers, and sound bars. It has the potential to simplify setup, but it comes at a potential cost. Here’s what you need to know. It uses a single HDMI connection to send audio from a TV to the sound bar or AV receiver. In…