Showing posts from December, 2015

Fixing that CFL lamp - and turning it into a LED lamp

I have turned into a electrician.. well kind of...

My storeroom lamp died, and I figured it will be a simple job of taking out the bulb and screwing in a new one...

No..... hardly...

 First, it had an odd shape, and I had a lot of trouble figuring out how to take it out...
Thanks to some friends on the net, I figured out it was a pull-out bayonet type:

So I yank and it comes out:

And now I figure, just get a replacement right? So another friend tells me a place to buy one, and I figure, why not just get the biggest replacement i.e. go from 21W to 38W.


Firstly, the new lamp came, and it doesn't fit... so sending the lamp back costs more than a new one, but the company: Element14 (a local company which was very nice and allowed me to return it):
Then I found the local dealers for Opple, the brand of the lamp:

Leon was very patient, we tested the new lamp and for laughs, I also tested the old one, and it actua…

OPPO BDT-101Ci review

From HDfever:

Oppo BDT101CI

Benq W1070: settings and reviews

Benq W1070 Review
Associated equipment: My set
Benq W1070 for movie nights J PS64D8000FM Samsung plasma TV Marantz PM 11S3 : 2 channel stereo amp with HTbypass and 100W per channel driving the front pair of 804D  ( ( Oppo BR player BDP 101CI as CD transport and HT source Rotel RMB 1585 – 200w X 5 driving the centre, side and back surrounds. Marantz NA11S1 as a DAC and network player