Trio DL703 multimeter repair

A while back I found this Trio DL703 multimeter in eWaste so I grabbed it. It wasn’t working properly, so I set about fixing it.

June 4, 2023 · 1 min · 25 words · TassieBob

Logitech X540 speaker fault diagnosis

This set of Logitech X540 speakers were plugged into our bedroom TV to make it sound half decent. Most people seem to use those sleek sound bars, but I had this set of speakers sitting idle and for nearly 10 years they’ve done the job just fine. Until the other night when I turned them on and… Nothing. Nada. Zilch. So in this video I break them open to see what the problem is, and whether I have the parts required to fix them lying around....

January 20, 2022 · 1 min · 86 words · TassieBob

Logitech G413 repair #2

I said I’d likely do a video of the second G413 repair, and I did exactly that. This second one had an identical fault, just on a different key (the ‘E’ key), and the fix was exactly the same. So despite the comments I read when I was Googling around that it’s the keyswitches themselves that are the problem, this hasn’t been my experience. That’s not to say that people haven’t had issues with the keyswitches – just that I haven’t....

January 6, 2022 · 1 min · 96 words · TassieBob

Logitech G413 key bounce fault

I’ve been using a couple of Logitech G413 keyboards for a while now – one on my work PC, and one on my “use most of the time” home PC’s. At least I was, until they both developed faults. The keyboard on my work PC developed a faulty ENTER key – sometimes it’d be fine and other times I’d get two keypresses instead of the one. That was particularly annoying when answering a prompt where the default was not what I wanted, causing me to have to do “something” again....

December 28, 2021 · 2 min · 364 words · TassieBob