The Right Way To Discharge Capacitor In Switch Mode Power Supplies

Posted on March 7, 2017 By

Switch mode power supply contain some large filter capacitors that can hold dangerous charges even if the unit has not been used for several days. Typical values of this type of filter capacitor are 220uf 250volt and 330uf 400volt! If you are going to work on the power supply circuits, it’s a good idea to…


Spicing Up Your Keyboard Collection

Posted on March 1, 2017 By

When it comes to must haves for me concerning mechanical keyboards I always recommend the MKC Zinc Gold Tone Keyset. While the set can be a bit pricy at $50 for the set of just 37 keys to me it was well worth the investment. The first benefit you get from the keys is simply…


Adding Serial Ports to a Computer with Only USB Ports

Posted on February 28, 2017 By

So you bought a new computer but you don’t have serial ports? It’s surprisingly common these days – you find an awesome machine that does everything you want it to do, but then you get home and find out that amongst the lightning-fast processor and terabyte hard drive, you’re missing something – a serial port….


Be Free with Wireless Speakers

Posted on February 17, 2017 By

Are you tired of laying wires through your house, creeping through small places just to get the right sound effect? Wireless speakers are the answer to your headaches. With wireless speakers you gain the freedom to move your music to where you want it to be without the hassles of cables. Planning to have a…


Should You Build Your Own Mini PC

Posted on January 29, 2017 By

Nowadays there is a large number of alternatives when it comes to mini-PCs, many of which are barebones that you have to assemble yourself. Of course, these fetch a lower price and are often preferred by some people. Other mini-PCs come ready-to-use with all the parts and even the operating system pre-installed. Of course, their…


You Can Prevent Computer Slowdowns and Issues

Posted on January 27, 2017 By

Most people understand preventive maintenance like changing the oil in your car will help your car run better and last longer. The same principle holds true for your PC. Based on the computer repair services we do on computers in Cincinnati, we believe 80% of computer slowdowns and problems can be prevented! The purpose of…


Ways To Backup Your Data

Posted on January 22, 2017 By

The data on your hard drive is the most critical item inside your computer, and the only item which can not be replaced. It may be an unwanted hassle and expense to replace a defective memory module, monitor, or processor, but there is no replacing data once lost. In addition to the possibility of a…


Learn How To Diagnose Power Supply Problems

Posted on January 20, 2017 By

The Power Supply convert’s your regular household current into low DC voltage used by the computer. When this component fails,there is simply no activity going on with your computer.Remember to do the easy troubleshooting first.Inspect the Power Supply for any damage.Double-Check all connections. Learning how to check your power supply and how to replace it…


Does Size Really Matter In Our Digital Age

Posted on January 15, 2017 By

Well, we’ve all seen the advert, but that’s not what I want to talk about, so get that out of your head straight away. No, let’s think about what many call the “Queen of Arts” – namely painting. Have you ever wandered around a huge Art Gallery and marvelled at the works by Tintoretto, Raphael,…


The Printer Cartridge Game

Posted on January 14, 2017 By

Think you got a great deal on a printer? Like the rest of us, you probably paid $50 to $75 for a decent Epson or Lexmark printer. What’s the catch, you might have asked? Most salesmen would say there is no catch. They’d probably go into a rant about how the printer market has gotten…