New RC Cars
· ☕ 3 min read
I’ve started getting back into RC cars, after getting a prototype RC transmitter to try out, and finding out that my trusty ’lil Turnigy Mighty Monster Beatle was missing a front transmission dogbone, so don’t drive so well anymore (and unfortunatly, this has been discontinued for a coule of years now, and getting parts for this is next to impossible now). After some extensive research (ahem, watching YouTube videos about expensive, fast and big RC cars), I decided on two cars - the Eachine EAT14 for some outdoor racing and the Wltoys K989 for more indoor stuff.

Moving to Hugo
· ☕ 1 min read
I’ve been contemplating for some time now on how to start actually doing something with this website, after having registered the domain name a couple of years ago now, throwing two different instances of Grav on the two different VPSs that have powered the website. However, for some reason, I just never really saw the point of maintaining the site - I was too busy with other things so never really got around to doing anything further.

PinePower Desktop
· ☕ 6 min read
In todays post I received a parcel from pine64 with some of their latest goodies, including the PinePower Desktop. This is a desktop power supply unit, rated at 120W across five USB outlets, four USB Type A, and one USB Type C, which are all mounted on the front face of the unit. The first USB-A port is a QC3.0 port, supporting 5V3A, 9V2A or 12V1.2A. The remaining three USB-A ports are rated at 5V3A.

Radiomaster TX16S, Multimodule and models
· ☕ 1 min read
So I got a Radiomaster TX16S, and was going through the process of setting up all my different micro flyers. This post serves to document the various model settings, and what I’ve learnt along the way, and I will continue to update it as I go. Fixed wing Helicopter Super CP Ladybird Multirotor Cheerson CX-10 Syma X5C FPV250 - Frsky X4R - Other

New server, new grav
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Racknerd started warning me in mid December that they were shutting down their OpenVZ VPS services, and were offering to migrate to a better performing KVM VPS with the same storage specs, and at the same price point. Be silly of me to not say yes to a better performing VPS at the same price point no? Well, I migrated my docker-compose stack over to the new system, and with a