2019.09.28 ｜ Yuki Rea
Correcting Poor Throttle Response of 02-07 Subaru Impreza WRX Stock ECU Tune
The stock second generation WRX ECU tune holds closed loop fueling mode high into the rev/load range causing a lean AFR and detonation. Correcting this by editing the stock ECU ROM to force open loop fueling mode results in better throttle response, advanced ignition timing, and an increase in engine power.
2019.01.08 ｜ Yuki Rea
Panasonic RC-55 Clock Radio Tear-Down and 24-Hour Modification
The Panasonic RC-55 is a gorgeous retro futuristic clock radio from the early 1980s with a vacuum fluorescent display. I purchase a new-old-stock RC-55 and modify it to have 24 hour display mode and provide scans of the original documentation in addition to tear-down photos.
2018.08.27 ｜ Yuki Rea
Examples of Poor Design, Engineering, and Implementation of Computer Systems and Their Components
I have encountered, worked on, and owned many computer systems including servers, laptops, desktops, and portables. This is a collection of the absolute worst systems I have ever had the displeasure to deal with.
2018.07.15 ｜ Yuki Rea
QEMU Virtual Machine Optimization
There are many ways of fine tuning QEMU virtual machine performance. This monolithic article contains a variety of methods to optimize and improve VM performance for different types of applications. While this article is specific to Debian 9 and QEMU, it can easily be adapted to work for other Linux distributions and applications.
2018.05.21 ｜ Yuki Rea
最高タイプ (SaikouType) ST110r2 Programmable Mechanical Keyboard Project
The SaikouType NKBM-ST110r2 is an open source, Cherry MX Mechanical keyboard project which uses a programmable Atmel AT90USB1286 Micro-controller in the form of a Teensy++ 2.0 development board.