Articles / Hardware
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.
2018.05.21 ｜ 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.
2016.02.19 ｜ Yuki Rea
Razer Taipan Weight Reduction
Having a light mouse can make jumping from target to target with a mouse much easier. This article shows how to disassemble the Razer Taipan mouse and remove 18g of unnecessary weight.
2015.04.08 ｜ Yuki Rea
Clevo P150SM Cooling/Hardware/Visual Mods [Build Log]
I sold my desktop setup and decided to upgrade my laptop. I installed 24 GB of RAM, an 8GB GTX 980M which is now overclocked to 1.44 GHz, 2x 1TB Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSDs, and 2x Samsung 2.5inch 2TB HDD's.