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Forum: Troubleshooting Printers, Copiers, Scanners and other Imaging & Printing Devices 12-30-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,957
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Nikon D40X : hacking a power supply?

You don't want to be using a D40X for anything except as a backup camera. The ISO performance on it is pretty low for 2018 standards. In addition to this the DR is also quite... behind at about 10...
Forum: Troubleshooting Laptops, Portable, and Mobile Devices 12-30-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Asus ROG laptop no power

I take that back. The Asus charger actually does have 19V coming out of it after I re-measured it - something is dead in the laptop, not the PSU as first thought.
Forum: Troubleshooting Laptops, Portable, and Mobile Devices 12-22-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By stevo1210
Unhappy Asus ROG laptop no power

Hi Everyone,

Just cleaning the house today and I found an Asus G550J ROG laptop. It was in a laptop bag behind a door collecting dust. Asked my brother about it and he said itís been there for two...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-20-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By stevo1210
Re: DisplayPort woes

Just got a different Mini DP to DP cable for it. Works fine now!
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-20-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Another Goofy Sleeper System

Good minds think alike, TC! As of three weeks ago, I pulled out my old AOpen case from the early 2000’s when Windows XP was the thing. Also a boring beige and I was doing a sleeper build too with a...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-20-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By stevo1210
DisplayPort woes

Hi Everyone.

Just bought a new LG Ultra wide monitor today. Love it to bits, however I am having an issue with displayport.
Displayport works and displays an image without issue, however if I...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 07-09-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Saving a Sony Bravia KDL-46X3100 (HELP PLEASE)

Yeah I ended up ditching the TV and put it on eBay. Sold for $1 but buyer reckons he can fix it though. Luckily he picked it up and organised everything - was way too heavy for me to lift to his...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 06-22-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Viewsonic displays still good nowadays?

I ended up with plan B up above, donated my brand new Viewsonic to mum for her Netflix movies. She loves every inch of it!

Meanwhile I am using her old (well 3 month old) Phillips 32" IPS LED...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 06-18-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Viewsonic displays still good nowadays?

RD, I had the mindset of 10 years ago when I saw some posts here about Viewsonic being good. Clearly I wasn’t too updated on this matter and got myself a Viewsonic thinking they were OK. Guess I made...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 06-17-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By stevo1210
Viewsonic displays still good nowadays?

Hi Everyone,

Just got myself a Viewsonic 43" 4K UHD monitor, however it's my second DOA unit already with regards to dead pixels. My current one also has about 6 dead pixels, but a bit better...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-27-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,329
Posted By stevo1210
Re: BUDGET 4K graphics cards

UPDATE: Got my 4k 43" monitor - it's a beauty! The old card could only run at 30Hz and as Per said, even the mouse cursor lagged!

I purchased a budget Asus 1030 Nvidia card as I couldn't wait...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 05-26-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Saving a Sony Bravia KDL-46X3100 (HELP PLEASE)

Now that I am wide awake, I can see the left side of the image is slower than the right hand side of the image?

I also cracked it open to take a look inside and everything looks fine. Disconnected...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 05-26-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Saving a Sony Bravia KDL-46X3100 (HELP PLEASE)

Another few photos for reference. The bottom left corner is darker than the rest of the screen. It still works fine however just very dark and a reddish tint in that corner. You can see a reddish...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 05-26-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Saving a Sony Bravia KDL-46X3100 (HELP PLEASE)

Now that it has warmed up, the images aren't doubling up. Looks all fine and well. However, The left side is darker and redder than the right side??? Squeezing and tapping the panel made no...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 05-26-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By stevo1210
Saving a Sony Bravia KDL-46X3100 (HELP PLEASE)

Hi Everyone,

Going around some garbage that's been thrown out in my neighbourhood and I stumbled across a Sony Bravia 46" KDL-46X3100 in good condition. It was clean and seemed to have been wall...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-22-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Windows 10 UPDATE NIGHTMARE

UPDATE: Work computer now on Windows 7. Detects HDD's, no issues at all now. Very fast. Now to get work done for my clients!!
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-22-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Windows 10 UPDATE NIGHTMARE

Today has been wonderful. My photo editing rig in the shop runs Windows 10. Today it decided it didn't want to boot - kept going to "automatic repair" and giving blank screens. I decided to...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-20-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,329
Posted By stevo1210
Re: BUDGET 4K graphics cards

Update: My brother will be upgrading his graphics card soon, so he will give me his card. It supports 4k. I don't know the model but it is a recent gaming card from Nvidia.

Now I have another...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-19-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,329
Posted By stevo1210
Re: BUDGET 4K graphics cards

Just one 43" display. I guess there's a bit of confusion with my post. I will be getting rid of my 3x displays and replacing it with ONE large 43" 4k display. So I just need to drive ONE monitor at...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-19-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,329
Posted By stevo1210
Re: BUDGET 4K graphics cards

So I did find some cards from nvidia that might work? 1030, 1050 and I think 730Ti support 4K? I also believe HDMI 2.0 supports 4k? Can someone confirm? Thanks!
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-17-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,329
Posted By stevo1210
Re: BUDGET 4K graphics cards

Yeah I know it’s a bit of a noob sounding post, but I genuinely do need help with choosing a card, lol.

Priorities a bit off I suppose. 43” display over upgrading vital bits of that computer. But...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-17-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,329
Posted By stevo1210
BUDGET 4K graphics cards

Hi Everyone,

I've been out of the PC scene for a while since becoming a photographer, and not very aware of what the latest tech is. Only today I found out that there was many versions of the Core...
Forum: Troubleshooting Printers, Copiers, Scanners and other Imaging & Printing Devices 05-17-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Canon 350D Compact flash pin missing!

Well the CF card slot still worked upon testing a few days ago (got a charger for it). Reads and writes no issues. Ended up selling it to a mate for $50 and he is happily shooting now with a 32GB CF...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-23-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By stevo1210
Re: Windows 10 UPDATE NIGHTMARE

Did exactly that a few days ago after obtaining a genuine COA and all. Works great now with Windows 7 - no issues since. :rock:
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-18-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By stevo1210
Windows 10 UPDATE NIGHTMARE

Hi Everyone,

Got a Windows 10 question, searched the net and found nothing feasible about the issue surrounding updates. For months we have had slow internet speeds and I even got to the point of...
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