If you are on the lookout for a $25 Multimeter (or $15 on eBay) for working with low voltages, the best one right now in my opinion is the cute and tiny Aneng AN8008 TrueRMS Multimeter. It has a lot of functions and can measure µA current and It’s a 9999-count meter. The continuity tester is reasonably fast, but there is one little problem that bothered me. It takes 5 to 10 seconds for it to settle on a correct voltage reading. When it finally settles, it’s spot on, but the waiting is annoying. But fortunately there is a simple fix for this problem.
Finding System Files in Finder
Don’t you hate it when you need to find a .plist settings file or any other file that is in one of the Mac OS system files folders? I do. So here is a little tip on how to do global system files search directly in the Finder.
Easy Way To Calibrate a Bryman BM869s Multimeter After replacing my lost Fluke 87V multimeter with a new Brymen BM869s (rebranded Greenlee in the US) about a year ago, I’ve been delighted with the multimeter. It has every possible function I could ask for and then some. It’s been my go-to meter when working on […][Continue reading]
Can’t Remove Purgeable Disk Space When trying to install Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro, I had to delete a lot of files to get enough space to be able to accommodate for a Bootcamp partition on the drive. But even after deleting around 60 GB of storage, Mac OS Sierra could still not make a […][Continue reading]
Make your Single Board Computer shine with DietPi My wild guess is that most people get a small Linux computer, like the Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, Banana Pi or Orange Pi for a specific task. Unfortunately most distributions are chock-full of software, with everything installed per default. But if you want to setup a lean single board computer […][Continue reading]