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Lenovo AMD ThinkPad A485 - disassembly, look inside & options!
 
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Let's disassemble and look inside the Lenovo AMD ThinkPad A485! http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=thinkpad
Linux Qemu/KVM, Windows 10 guest on T470s is quite SNAPPY
 
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Today we check the speed for a virtualized Windows 10 guest for software development in Qemu/KVM on the Lenovo T470s. It turns out even with basic settings it is quite fast and snappy as a daily machine for mobile IT roadwarriors on the go. This is also the first video screen capture I recorded on Linux, using ffmpeg, and Intel "QuickSync" to off-load the video encoding to the GPU. https://rene.rebe.de/2017-06-23/best-video-screen-capture-settings-of-the-day/ Lenovo T470s: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=lenovo%20t470 Samsung T3 SSD: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=samsung%20t3
Live coding and testing more low-level 3D w/ S3/Virge and GCC!
 
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To develop our live coding camera setup and vlog story telling setup, another more live coding hardware 3D test with the S3/Virge and GCC. You can support my work at: http://patreon.com/renerebe or ordering stuff you need via Amazon: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Apple https://exactcode.com https://t2sde.org https://rene.rebe.de
Lenovo AMD ThinkPad A485 - final review, summary and notes
 
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Unfortunately it is time to send the Lenovo AMD Ryzen Thinkpad A485 back. So it is also time for the final conclusions: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=thinkpad
Sgi Octane MIPS64 Linux finally stable!
 
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An overview of my #Sgi #Octane finally stable running #Linux #MIPS64 64-bit #t2sde Linux. 13w3 adapter: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=13w3 T2 SDE MIPS64: https://t2sde.org/hardware/workstation/Sgi/Octane/ https://t2sde.org/architectures/mips64/
IdeaPad 720s AMD Ryzen throttling, still beating old 8-core Intel Xeon, dual socket MacPro! [cTDP]
 
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Today we finally take a closer look on the mobile AMD Ryzen performance in the Lenovo IdeaPad 720 - especially how much it is throttling due to a lower cTPD, … http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=ideapad
A dongle for everything! USB-C 4k@60Hz, Linux
 
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Latest laptops more often come only with USB-C ports, also to connect external displays. Reviewing the Dell XPS 13 I finally got around buying a pair of USB-C display cables / adapter dongles to be able to use big, external screens again. T2 SDE Linux: https://t2-project.org Club 3D HDMI dongle: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?ie=UTF8&index=electronics&keywords=club%203d%20usb%20hdmi Rophie DisplayPort cable: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Rophie%20usb%20c%20displayport
Sharp MD-MS701/2 MiniDisc portable recorder, look inside and TOC read error repair [DIY]
 
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After the Sony Hi-MD OLED repair I also wanted to take a final look and attempt to fix it's TOC read "error a" issue, which usually is a broken plastic gear if you still hear it trying to move: http://services.exactco de.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=minidisc
Inside the Lenovo A485 again, 2nd SSD & keyboard swap
 
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As it is time to return the demo unit to Lenovo, let's take a quick look regarding the 2nd storage option in the WWAN slot and accidentally find out how to easily swap the keyboard, too! http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=thinkpad
Are all new Realtek codecs misconfigured w/ Linux ALSA?
 
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Let's also quickly fix the Linux ALSA headphone output for the Lenovo Ideapad 720s w/ AMD Ryzen http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=audio
A quick Lenovo ThinkPad L390 Yoga review
 
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A quick and slightly rushed #review of an entry-level Lenogo #ThinkPad L390 Yoga, of course with vanilla T2 / #Linux: You can support my work at: http://patreon.com/renerebe or ordering stuff you need via Amazon: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Apple https://exactcode.com https://t2sde.org https://rene.rebe.de
2017 PCIe NVMe in 2005 Apple PowerPC G5?
 
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Can we go further back in time than with the MacPro2,1 from the other week? Let's see if it will work in the last PCIe dual-core G5 form around 2005 in powerpc64 Linux ;-) NVMe SSD: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=NVMe%20SSD
AMD Mobile Ryzen Pro, dual channel memory, Lenovo A485 again!
 
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The last time we tried dual channel memory on the AMD Ryzen 5, Lenovo A485 it was not faster, let's try again with the identical fully matching memory module. http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=lenovo
Vinyl vs. Reel to Reel, my 2¢ and differences
 
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As I was too busy coding today, some B material form my last audiophile vinyl and reel-to-reel session - I hope you enjoy. Music Tina Turner, Caroline Vreeland: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=music&keywords=caroline%20vreeland
Revox B77 reel-to-reel: look inside, counter belt service
 
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Remember the Revox B77 from our analog talk? Yeah, right, we discovered the counter was not working so we had to repair it, too! http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Revox Music: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=music&keywords=Tori%20Amos
Final Leonvo 720s w/ AMD Ryzen & Vega review and comments!
 
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It was unfortunately time to say goodby to the Lenovo ideapad 720s w/ AMD Ryzen and Vega graphics. So it is time for a final review and comments, … http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=ideapad
ThinkPad X1 Carbon final review, Linux, notes and tips!
 
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It's time for the final review, notes, Linux compatibility of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon! You can support my work at: http://patreon.com/renerebe or ordering stuff you need via Amazon: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Apple https://exactcode.com https://t2sde.org https://rene.rebe.de
Disassemble Ideapad 720s w/ AMD Ryzen, look inside
 
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Let's open the Lenovo Ideapad 720s w/ AMD Rzyne and take a look inside. http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Ideapad
Installing T2 SDE Linux, 5 minutes, 4k
 
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Installing T2 SDE Linux in under ten minutes, T2 9.0-trunk zstd tar archive pkg test in vmware. https://t2-project.org DIY components: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics https://t2-project.org/documentation/installintro.html
Let's try soldering DVI to a PowerVR Kyro II - know your chips! [DIY]
 
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Sorting our vintage stuff I came by a PowerVR based Kyro II AGP card with unpolluted DVI socket - so let's practice soldering and try retrofitting DVI to the card: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=PowerVR
Rare Ultraportable Sony Vaio P Limited Japan Edition 91S unboxing & 1st look!
 
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I auctioned myself a little treat on eBay, the marvelous ultra mobile Sony Vaio VGN-P91S limited edition from Japan, w/ 2GHz Atom Z550, SSD and 3G! Let's unbox it and take a 1st look! http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=sony
Inside the Sgi Octane, disassemble and RAM upgrade!
 
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Today the promised disassembly and look inside my Sgi Octane. Bonus surprise: ECC RAM memory upgrade! http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=RAM
Apple G4 Cube, 1.2GHz, 1.5GB RAM, SATA SSD; fully maxed out! [DISASSEMBLY]
 
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As we also need to test install 32-bit PowerPC #t2sde Linux, let's take a look into my fully maxed out Apple G4 Cube, 1.2GHz G4, 1.5GB RAM, SATA SSD! http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=mac
PS3/Linux NVidia RSX HW accelerated X working again!
 
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My summary of three nights of debugging to get PS3/Linux hardware accelerated X working again. It is finally up and running; in OtherOS++ with full access to the NVdia RSX GPU! http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=playstation
Latest Linux 5.0 on 20 year old IBM PowerPC CHRP server?
 
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You can support my work at: http://patreon.com/renerebe or ordering stuff you need via Amazon: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Apple https://exactcode.com https://t2sde.org https://rene.rebe.de
Apple's Microkernel mkLinux on an Power Mac 8100/80!
 
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Did you know Apple ported Mach and a microkernel Linux to the PowerPC Macs? Let's try if we can get it booted on the first gen Power Mac 8100/80: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Apple
Lenovo A485: AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U ThinkPad w/ Radeon Vega Gfx!
 
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The year of AMD ThinkPads has finally arrived! Let's unbox the Lenovo A485 ThinkPad w/ AMD & Vega graphics and also take a first peek on how it works w/ #Linux: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=thinkpad #t2sde hardware listing: https://t2sde.org/hardware/portable/Lenovo/A485/
This month pickup: I GOT ANOTHER SGI OCTANE ;-) !!!
 
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What is better than one Sgi Octane? See what I picked up this month for our vintage computing collection! http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=sgi
Let's talk: Vinyl - Technics SL-1700, direct drive, semi automatic turntable from 1978
 
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After talking Reel-to-Reel, let's also talk vinyl - the old and new analog music format: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=vinyl
Let's talk: Analog Reel-to-Reel, Revox B77
 
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Today I talk analog reel to reel, with a Revox B77 and install a brand new Recording the Masters RTM 35 tape onto an original Revox reel. http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=hires
ThinkPad X1 Carbon upgrades? Disassembly & look inside!
 
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It is time to open and look inside the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon for build quality and future upgrades! You can support my work at: http://patreon.com/renerebe or ordering stuff you need via Amazon: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Apple https://exactcode.com https://t2sde.org https://rene.rebe.de
Lenovo Thinkpad T470s KabyLake unboxing, first look w/ Linux
 
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Unboxing brand new Lenovo ThinkPad T470s and first look how things work w/ T2 SDE Linux: https://t2-project.org/hardware/portable/Lenovo/T470s/ TinkPad T470s: https://www.amazon.com/gp/search?ie=UTF8&index=electronics&linkCode=ur2&tag=e055b9-20&keywords=Lenovo%20T470
40MHz AMD 386, 4MB RAM - Challenge accepted: preparing for booting Linux!
 
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Can we possibly boot Linux on something even slower? Challenge accepted! Let's see if we at least find more than 4MB RAM for my vintage AM386 DX40! ;-) http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=AMD FIC 4386-VIO mainboard jumpers: http://stason.org/TULARC/pc/motherboards/F/FIRST-INTERNATIONAL-COMPUTER-INC-486-4386-VIO.html
Sun SPARCstation 2,  40 MHz, 16 MB RAM booting Linux in 2018?
 
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Today it is finally time to present to you my #Sun #SPARC station 2, with 40 MHz SUN 32-bit SPARC booting #t2sde #Linux! http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=sun
Vlog: The cheapest train in Germany: 9.99€ - FlixTrain
 
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You can support my work at: http://patreon.com/renerebe or ordering stuff you need via Amazon: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Apple https://exactcode.com https://t2sde.org https://rene.rebe.de
HDMI Audio fun with Linux/ALSA, Samsung Curved Display
 
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I accidentally discovered audio would not just play with Linux / ALSA over DisplayPort / HDMI with a Samsung curved LED display C27F591F: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=samsung%20display The DMA buffer pointer is not moving. Turns out that was due to 16-bit samples, with 24 or 32 bits per sample it actually works. I did not yet found the root cause, of if that is a Intel iGPU, Linux driver or Samsung display limitation. Additionally, during the investigation I also noticed muting the running audio channel would fully distorts / corrupt the display link / display's image, ..!?! Music © Tori Amos: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=music&keywords=Tori%20Amos%20Bootleg
macOS 10.13 High Sierra Beta quick test w/ our Apps
 
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A quick initial test of the latest macOS High Sierra Beta with our products, ExactScan Pro, OCRKit, and Recompress. Macs: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Apple%20Mac Whole video produced with the High Sierra beta, ..!
Last month pickup: Another Sgi system; an Origin 200! ;-)
 
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As huge Sgi fans, we are happy to have a new, non-Octane system in our collection! An Sgi Origin 200 (IP27)! Let's take a quick look inside, before we install #t2sde another day! You can support my work at: http://patreon.com/renerebe or ordering stuff you need via Amazon: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Apple https://exactcode.com https://t2sde.org https://rene.rebe.de
20 years later, will my 1st SCSI scanner–AV630CS–still work?
 
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After 20 years later, does my first Avision AV630CS SCSI scanner still work with our latest ExacSCAN on macOS? Free 14-day trial of ExactScan: http://exactscan.com/ Or new scanners: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=scanner
The latest Lenovo A485 ThinkPad BIOS update
 
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So the endless cTDP sage, there is a new Lenovo Thinkpad BIOS update to try, … :-/ http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=thinkpad
Soldering DVI to an rare PowerVR Kyro II AGP card part II [DIY]
 
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So let's continue our quest of adding digital DVI output to our rate PowerVR Kyro II - will swapping out the Chrontel transmitter finally work? http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=powervr
T2 PPC64 Linux proof of concept PS3 installer testing
 
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To distribute new PS3/Linux builds we also need a way for you to install it, so let's quickly do some proof of concept testing how to get bootable PS3 ISO ;-) You can support my work at: http://patreon.com/renerebe or ordering stuff you need via Amazon: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Apple https://exactcode.com https://t2sde.org https://rene.rebe.de
A faster, 64-bit HP/PA-RISC Visualize c3700 workstation!
 
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It's time for more sophisticated Un*x workstation fun! This time we got a much faster 64-bit HP/PA-RISC to try our and look inside! You can support my work at: http://patreon.com/renerebe or ordering stuff you need via Amazon: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Apple https://exactcode.com https://t2sde.org https://rene.rebe.de
Dell XPS 15 9575 2:1 final review
 
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It is time for the final review of the Dell XPS 15 9575. You can support my work at: http://patreon.com/renerebe or ordering stuff you need via Amazon: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=Dell%20XPS https://exactcode.com https://t2sde.org https://rene.rebe.de
N-Trig touch-screens need calibration! Surface Pro & more
 
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Turns out N-Trig touchscreens can develop dead zones, and random phantom touches! Turns out there is some re-calibration tool that can be run to re-calibrate the touchscreen firmware to work more reliable again, ..! So far this afternoon it worked for me - long term testing still pending, ... http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=microsoft%20surface https://esupport.sony.com/US/p/swu-download.pl?mdl=SVF14N13CXB&upd_id=9338&os_group_id=27 After producing the video I noticed Microsoft also has a support page with such a calibration tool, even for newer Surface's: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3165497/surface-pro-4-or-surface-book-experiences-phantom-touch-input-on-the-s but that appears to be removed in the meantime :-/
Running PS3 PPC64 Linux in GameOS w/ FULL ACCESS RIGHTS!
 
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The first steps on the way to make PS3 Linux great again, and run it with full GameOS rights! http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=ps3
Roost stand for a portable desktop workstation experience!
 
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A quick tips and introduction how to improve work, ergonomics, concentration for a portable laptop desktop workstation on the go: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=roost
This month pickup: 64-bit HP/PA-RISC Visualize workstation, first look inside!
 
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This month pick-up: another vintage classic for my collection! An HP/PA-RISC 64-bit C200 Visualize workstation! http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=workstation and of courser in the next episodes we will continue exploring and booting our #t2sde Linux on it!
ExactScan Pro - professional scanning on the Mac
 
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ExactScan Pro is a modern scan software including drivers for more than 400 different document scanners from Avision, Canon, Fujitsu, Kodak, Oki, Panasonic, Visioneer, Xerox and others - which otherwise do not come with a manufacturer's Mac driver. More Information: http://exactscan.com AppStore: http://itunes.com/mac/exactscanpro
Srsly Lenovo: What are they doing w/ the AMD ThinkPads, ..!? :-/
 
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Join to watch & chat w/ live IT talk, programming and hardware tinkering. You can support my work at: http://patreon.com/renerebe or ordering stuff you need via Amazon: http://services.exactcode.de/amzn.cgi?index=electronics&keywords=laptop https://exactcode.com https://t2sde.org https://rene.rebe.de