Category Archives: Technology

Hands On with the FLIR One for Android

Several months ago I ordered a FLIR One for Android, a small attachment which adds infrared thermal vision capabilities to most Android smartphones and tablets. After the backlog of pre-orders finally cleared out, I got my hands on mine today! … Continue reading

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Hands On with the new Acer Chromebook 13

I was recently in the market for a new laptop to replace my aging ProBook 4415S. It was a middle of the road HP business laptop from 2009, and over the years I’d upgraded the RAM to 4GB and installed … Continue reading

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New Toy: HP 143 Wide-Screen Oscilloscope Mainframe Restoration – [Part 1]

At the risk of becoming a test equipment collector, I am picking up a few pieces of vintage test equipment that need some work, but will be very useful pieces of shop gear as well as interesting pieces of history … Continue reading

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For Sale: The KN0CK and KF7LZE RTLSDR for HF Rev. 5!

I’m happy to announce that Rev 5 of the KN0CK and KF7LZE RTLSDR for HF is now available for sale in its 5th iteration – now featuring Direct Sampling, while still keeping the familiar wide-band pre-amplifier! On account of the … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: KN0CK and KF7LZE RTLSDR Receiver Rev. 5!

Edited 6/10/2014: Now for sale directly at KF7LZE.net! I’m proud to announce that in just a few days, Easy-Kits.com in cooperation with KN0CK will be releasing Rev. 5 of the popular RTLSDR Integrated Upconverter with a brand new design and … Continue reading

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KN0CK HF Converter Rev. 4 is Released!

The complete Rev 3 KN0CK HF Converter has sold out and been discontinued. That’s okay, though, because it’s been replaced with the KN0CK RTLSDR for HF Revision 4! This model incorporates a lot of the feedback from the community about the … Continue reading

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Introducing Easy-Kits!

I’m proud to announce a new venture from KF7LZE in partnership with KF7LZR! Easy-Kits strives to provide easy to find parts to complete the projects you find on my site, not to mention offering other interesting projects and parts to … Continue reading

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