Monthly Archives: August 2017

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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Blackberry 8830

This is the world edition Blackberry 8830 from Dec 2007 (So just after the iPhone had launched and a just off the peak of Blackberry popularity.) Some teardowns go better than others, this one as you shall see is definitely … Continue reading

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