Category Archives: Broken

DD killed my partition table – Raspberry Pi woe’s

This post is a small mental note – a solution for a problem. For the third time I have killed an sd card by using the command dd. (they say something about donkeys – ezels in Dutch) You use dd to copy – but it can destroy without mercy. I followed the instructions on how […]

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Looking for a needle in a haystack – or where’s Wally the component?

For a few years now, I have a Zoom H2 audio recorder, with several microphones. It records really nicely.

Last week I wanted to fire it up again, to record my neighbours chickens. I turn it on. Nothing. Change batteries, nothing. But it does seem to rattle slightly when I move it.

Time to take it apart.

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