Monday, 20 October 2014

Guitar - All My Life (Gardiner Sisters)

Gardiner Sisters playing in Toronto... well their song anyway! :)

Check out the Gardiner Sisters original here!
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Sunday, 12 October 2014

How to Add Power Adapter to a Camera

If you have a digital camera with a dead battery that's too expensive to replace, here's how you can wire up an adapter to it so it can be powered from an outlet.

Materials required:
2 Popsicle sticks
1 Resistor
1 Adjustable Voltage Regulator
1 Female DC Jack
1 DC Adapter

Head over to the Instructable post I made to see a pictorial!

Monday, 6 October 2014

Guitar - The Moon Represents My Heart (Various Artists)

Another acoustic cover!
This tune was sung by various artists in a few languages, most notably:
鄧麗君 - 月亮代表我的心 (Teresa Teng - The Moon Represents My Heart)
夏川りみ - 永遠の月 (Rimi Natsukawa - Eien no Tuski)

(a.k.a. 월량대표아적심)

Enjoy! ^-^


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How to Add Midi Port to a Keyboard

Turn any cheap keyboard into a MIDI keyboard!

This is a tutorial for adding a MIDI port to a keyboard without one, so that you can use to interface with various programs such as FL Studio, Ableton Live, Cubase, Garage Band, Pro Tools, and more.

Also works with Synthesia!

Guitar - All of Me (John Legend)

A fingerstyle acoustic steel string guitar rendition of John Legend's All of me.

I can't get this tune out of my head! Had to do a cover for it... hope you enjoy! :)

Google Cardboard VR for Blackberry BB10 + Viewmaster Trick

This is a tutorial for installing Google's latest virtual reality app, Cardboard, onto a BlackBerry BB10 device.

The additional data file (OBB file) can be downloaded here:
(Message me if the link is down)

Also mentioned is an alternative to spending $30 on ordering a cardboard viewer, by salvaging an old ViewMaster toy.

Polymer Clay Retro Game Controller (that actually works!)

This is a DIY guide to build a mini retro game controller out of polymer clay and an old keyboard!

Materials you'll need:
- Polymer clay!
- Old Keyboard
- Tin Foil
- Plastic card
- Tracing paper
- Thread

Read the pictorial I wrote for Instructables here!

Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet Service Manual

How to take apart the Lenovo ThinkPad X61 tablet.
ThinkPad X61 Disassembly/Teardown video walkthrough.

Video guide for X61 (and other similar thinkpads) motherboard, screen, Wifi card, keyboard, memory, harddrive replacements.

Guitar - Let It Be (The Beatles)

A Chet Atkins inspired fingerstyle version of Let It Be

Please message me if you'd like a tutorial of this :)

Samsung TV Repair

This TV had a failed timing control board (T-Con board) and needed a replacement. A replacement board (AUO T460HW02) was bought on eBay for $40 USD.

- Bright white screen (screen starts up normally, slowly fades to white)
- Picture looses color
- Looks "inverted"

Samsung SyncMaster Monitor Repair

How to service a Samsung Monitor.

This is a fix for the common blinking/flicker problem for Samsung SyncMaster (206, 223, 226 BW) monitors.