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Lighting to HDMI adaptor

I recently acquired a subscription to Disney+ and wanted to play it on our main TV. The newest device we have in the house is an iPhone 6s on which the app is installed, so I ordered and received a Lighting to HDMI adaptor off eBay.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/8-Pin-Lightning-to-HDMI-Digital-TV-AV-Adapter-Cable-For-iPhone-7-XS-MAX-6S-iPad/183848810436
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PEZ Codes

My kids got a PEZ refill packet and it came with a code for the PEZ Play app to unlock games. My kids liked the one game the code unlocked, so here is a collection of codes I found on the internet and my own.

Partially empty PEZ refill packet
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Dodgy battery install

I have a ride on lawnmower with a battery that won’t hold a charge. My got a semi- dead battery from my daughters car she replaced. Match made in heaven? Not so much

Original battery on left, replacement on right
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Harmony 525 remote repair

The main select button stopped working on our universal remote and it was nearly the end of the world for the kids

Button not working on remote
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Dryer repair

We have an old Hoover dryer that the motor bearings were making a terrible noise in. I “repaired” it and the power tripped.

Our nearly new Hoover dryer made in the early 90s
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Chinese Battery Charger

I pulled apart a Chinese 18650 charger to have a look. These were the problems found.

Chinese charger showing information label and PCB
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Chinese timer relay

Is this the result of buying a cheap timer Chinese relay off Alliexpress?

Blown capacitor and melted solder
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Telstra VoIP modem

I need a VoIP system for my grandmother that doesn’t cut-in and out. Currently I have a Cisco VoIP adaptor behind a Telstra Smart Modem Gen 2 (DJA0231). The problem that is happening is the phone is not clear and garbled, sometimes not being able to connect to the SIP server. I have theory that the modem is causing the connection problems, but I don’t necessarily want to replace the Telstra modem as it has 4G backup for DSL and voice. It also has VoIP, but being a Telstra branded modem, it is all locked down.

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DIY LED

The light blew in the fridge, and didn’t want to buy a new one, so I thought I would make one out of the stuff I have lying around.

Incandescent/CFL/LED
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PoE 100base hack

I have wanted to add another WiFi access point to my shed. I had a cheap Chinese one that had a 100Mb port so I could use a simple injector system with the unused pairs.

Layout of system