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Hitachi A118186

Mounted on the 1994 camcorder right next to a board label of Y/C is a mini PCB.  On the underside is mounted  a 64 pin A118186 chip with an Hitachi logo. Y/C is short for Luminance and Chrominance, luminance is … Continue reading

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JVC Camcorder (1994) – part 2

I realize I am already on part 2 of this teardown and have not even removed the main panels.  So the side panels are now unscrewed to show the tape mechanism on one side.and the optics and PCB boards on … Continue reading

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SiliconDust HDHomerun

The HDHomerun 3 is a TV streamer from 2011. Connect it to a TV signal and it pipes MPEGs over an ethernet connection.  Couple together with a media PC and you have a ‘roll your own’ DVR.  I was using it … Continue reading

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Omron 111 Key Fob Chip

I have an old key fob from a 2005 Hyundai that has broken buttons so under the teardown knife and into the acid it goes   Visible on the board is just one ic a few passives and a metal can … Continue reading

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