[Nelug] Dougie's Junk Box (swaps and give-aways)
richard at helpquick.co.uk
Thu Dec 1 13:11:45 UTC 2005
Dougie Nisbet wrote:
> Richard Patterson wrote:
>> Dougie Nisbet wrote:
>>> Sony Vaio PCG F160
> So are you are aren't you :-)? You're welcome to it for spares. I
> honestly doubt whether it's repairable. I reckon I was fairly close
> (the surface mounted capacitor thing) but then touched something I
> shouldn't have, and the mobo is a goner. Seems a shame, but far better
> in bits in your workshop than in a carboard box in my loft.
Ok, i'll take it... but you can bin the batteries... ;-)
>> They sound quite interesting, but i probably wouldn't get around to
>> putting them up anywhere... except maybe in the loft... might be
>> hackable to switch off the courtesy light, and dusk-dawn sensor, and
>> just have them come on with the PIR... would be great in the loft.
>> (i'll give it some thought)
> It's a twin bulb unit, so to disable the dawn-till-dusk ('courtesy')
> light, you'd just unscrew the bottom bulb. Then you're left with a
> conventional PIR detector triggered light. If you want to do that I'll
> hang on to the unwanted bulbs as spares. (they're a screw fit).
I was thinking it would be possible to switch both bulbs on at the same
time via the PIR... but if you want to keep the bulbs, then that's ok...
>>> CPU fans/heatsinks
>>> 2 X Coolermaster DP5-5G51
>>> 1 X DP2-5G52 - labelled as 'Slot A Athlon to 850Mhz'
>> No thanks...
> Damn! Thought you'd bound to want them ...
Oh, ok then, bring them along, i'll take them anyway ;-)
>>> From the May 2004 issue of Linux Format, Mandrake 10 Community
>>> Edition. Full Distro. 3CDs
>>> From the Oct 2003 issue of Linux Magazine Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 DVD
>>> (plus Knoppix)
>>> From the Nov 2003 issue of Linux Magazine SuSE Linux 8.2
>>> Professional DVD
>> Oh my god!, no... no... no more magazines please! (I still have a
>> huge pile to go through)
> I thought of them for the null. But when I looked at the labels and
> saw they were over a year old they're probably better in the bin.
In the recycling bin i hope ;-) (or take the newer ones to the doctors /
>> So, i might be convinced to take the laptop and lights off your
>> hands... ;-)
> Sure, no problem. Let me know for sure before tuesday so I know
> whether to bring them along.
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