Replacing the MotionEngine on a Panasonic TV

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Two identical circuit boards.

Working from home without a monitor SUCKS. My wife decided that she didn’t want to peer at her tiny laptop screen any more, so we decided to repurpose an old 37 inch TV. MEGAMONITOR! I bought the Pansonic TV back in 2012 and it served us pretty well over the last 8 years. But when…

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Replacing the battery on a Barnes & Noble eInk Nook

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The other day I fished my old nook out of deep storage – only to discover that the battery wasn’t holding charge. More seriously, the back had swollen out and looked like it was about to burst. Uh-oh! Inflating batteries are dangerous batteries. Taking apart the nook is incredibly simple, pop off the power button,…

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