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Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
Inside the new Poundland Power-geek 2200mAh power bank. 2018-09-17 18:41
Inside a solar latte milk frother. 2018-09-17 16:50
Gifts from the Glasgow meetups. 2018-09-15 20:41
Testing a USB powered wall hook and a look inside. 2018-09-15 20:41
Incredible solid state dehumidifier. No moving parts. 2018-09-14 01:56
Amazing ten-volt mercury discharge UVC lamp. (GTL3) 2018-09-12 18:17
Backstage at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. 2018-09-10 02:28
Meet the Edinburgh Tattoo gas-torch crew. 2018-09-10 02:25
Meet the Edinburgh Tattoo projectionists. 2018-09-08 01:41
Inside an automatic pencil sharpener. 2018-09-07 23:52
Show power distribution. Edinburgh Tattoo. 2018-09-07 23:52
Meet the Edinburgh Tattoo main pyro crew. 2018-09-07 23:51
Poundland remote control light set. (with schematics) 2018-09-05 19:38
Meet Moose of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo audio department. 2018-09-05 19:37
Inside a poundland £5 sealed LED 10W floodlight. 2018-09-03 17:00
Meet Ewen of the Edinburgh Tattoo prop, FX and stage-pyro dept. 2018-09-03 16:59
3rd Edinburgh Tattoo Lighting answers video. 2018-09-02 04:09
Repairing the light in my accommodation room. 2018-09-02 04:09
Catastrophic lamp failure in Vari-Lite. 2018-08-31 13:16
Part 2 of Tattoo lighting questions. 2018-08-28 23:19
Edinburgh Tattoo lighting questions part 1. 2018-08-27 02:00
Lighting cowl foolishness with Vince the crew chief. 2018-08-25 10:21
Entertainment industry connectors. 2018-08-24 16:12
The chilli Nutella challenge. 2018-08-23 00:52
Non-contact autopsy of dead sign light. (strobe warning) 2018-08-22 13:08
Edinburgh Hacklab visit for new followspot mount prototyping. 2018-08-19 14:33
Poundworld camping light re-visit. 2018-08-17 13:20
Inside the Energizer compact lantern. 2018-08-15 04:31
Mouldy rice pack from Tesco. (Damaged pack.) 2018-08-15 03:40
Edinburgh channel meet-up for technical chat. 2018-08-13 14:51
Inside a G9 COB lamp from Poundworld. 2018-08-12 21:30
Solar panel sealing test and lighting experiment. 2018-08-10 16:50
Airwick mist ultrasonic aroma atomiser. 2018-08-08 21:07
Questions for the crew - of the Edinburgh Tattoo. 2018-08-07 03:17
Inside a waterproof LED colour changing light from BM homestores. 2018-08-06 05:31
Autopsy on two dead night lights, one of which emitted smoke. 2018-08-04 03:27
Inside BM Homestores rechargeable LED worklight. 2018-08-01 13:15
Autopsy on failed 240V LED garden lantern with PIR. 2018-07-29 18:29
Inside a burned out Aukey power bank. 2018-07-27 11:53
Sweets (candy) from Norway and Sweden. 2018-07-24 14:51
eBay radio remote controls. (220V with a 125V relay!) 2018-07-24 14:50
Autopsy on exploded remote control socket. 2018-07-22 11:00
Glasgow mini Maker Faire 2018. 2018-07-21 00:51
Making a wiring loom for a prop. Rambly Q&A video. 2018-07-20 18:55
The cheapo "starry" lamp. Good base for lamp projects. 2018-07-18 06:17
Car/van keyfob button replacement. (Glitchy video!) 2018-07-16 02:50
Well engineered German LED light? With schematic and tests. 2018-07-14 21:54
Opening the bulging tin of Surstromming (fermented fish). 2018-07-14 04:42
Glasgow meet reminder. Sun 15th and Mon 16th July 2018. 2018-07-14 02:45
Out of date surströmming with the Manx beard club. 2018-07-13 02:42
The Exploding Kryptonite Game. Let's play the game! 2018-07-11 01:08
Prize competition - The Exploding Kryptonite Game. 2018-07-07 21:49
New time for Glasgow 2018 meet. 2018-07-07 20:48
Glasgow technical-talk meet 2018. 2018-07-07 19:23
Faulty light autopsy with "electronic noise" on the video. 2018-07-07 15:00
Another mini piezoelectric air pump. Let's compare the circuitry. 2018-07-05 17:11
Testing for electric match misfire. (bangs and flames) 2018-07-03 19:51
240V Polish Christmas lights with series resistors. 2018-07-01 18:55
Q&A while making a custom LED lamp. (storytime) 2018-06-29 19:30
Awesome flesh-burning death lamp. (Germicidal UV) 2018-06-27 04:35
The universe is infinite, but everything is just fine. 2018-06-27 04:34
Easy way to create a protective silicone layer on a solar light. 2018-06-25 14:43
Inside a Holophane LED street light (slight chromecast glitch). 2018-06-23 19:53
Inside an ozone room deodoriser. 2018-06-21 15:40
Inside an electric fly trap. 2018-06-19 23:49
Defective nightlight autopsy, half-assed fix and improvements. 2018-06-17 23:23
The Manx beard club tries Century eggs. (contains profanities and dirty talk) 2018-06-15 17:20
Even BIGGER "200W" COB LED panel tests. 2018-06-15 06:40
Inside a near-silent piezoelectric air pump. 2018-06-14 05:10
Safe USB version of the Gillian's Diamonds lamp. (With PCB file.) 2018-06-11 15:10
Inside a medical wound sucking machine. 2018-06-09 16:06
TOP ECO DIY TIPZ. How to repair LED lamps. 2018-06-09 06:20
Wire stripping machine and questions and answers? 2018-06-07 14:57
"Educational" temperature controller. (In a bad way.) 2018-06-05 19:42
Inside a wafer-thin USB powerbank. 2018-06-04 04:41
Gillian's Diamonds LED crystal remix. Full build. 2018-06-01 15:15
Faulty British General circuit breaker autopsy. 2018-05-30 22:26
Autopsy of faulty LED lamp. 670 volt PSU! with schematic. 2018-05-28 22:23
The biggest LED COB panel yet! Voltage/current tests. 2018-05-26 19:23
Manx meet-up 2018. 2018-05-25 04:36
Poundland solar garden light hack. 2018-05-24 21:07
Inside a lamp post connection and cut-out unit. 2018-05-22 01:34
Neat waterproof lithium cell holder hack. 2018-05-21 01:09
Mirrorball rotator source of geared AC motor. 2018-05-20 00:07
Industrial timer knock-off. (Actually quite well made.) 2018-05-18 14:07
The Manx beard club tests a French MRE military ration. 2018-05-16 06:58
Applying and exposing dry film photoresist and building a PCB. 2018-05-14 05:03
Customising a cheap disco light with complete new circuitry. 2018-05-12 18:01
Fake Omron relays with smoky issues. 2018-05-10 20:03
Testing a large LED COB. 2018-05-08 17:04
Simplest solar light possible, using old phone battery. 2018-05-06 19:12
Solder testing (and candy). 2018-05-05 00:39
Totally exploded Hager RCBO (RCD/GFI with overcurrent trip) 2018-05-03 05:49
Fake USB power bank kit rating (100,000mAh again) 2018-05-01 02:58
Designing the Centaur pinball replacement echo card. 2018-04-29 03:46
Inside a REAL Snap Power UL certified night light. 2018-04-27 16:35
USA vs European Dickies work shorts. (completely different) 2018-04-26 20:57
Inside a Baymax night light. Plus resistor tweak. 2018-04-24 22:56
3-cell lithium power pack with no balancing? 2018-04-22 23:08
Reverse engineering of shady lithium button cell charger. 2018-04-20 23:07
Make a DIY flowing crystals lamp. (Gillian's diamonds.) 2018-04-18 15:42
Inside a pink ring light for phones. 2018-04-16 16:50
Inside a very clever LED headlight lamp. 2018-04-14 15:21
USB flesh-burning pen for ladies. Because apparently they do that. 2018-04-13 02:21
1 watt versus 3 watt LED downlights. 2018-04-10 19:15
Test of the Yihua 502D USB bench power supply. (With fix!) 2018-04-08 16:08
500V insulation test of a British General USB socket. 2018-04-07 18:14
Inside a stylish 65W LED photography lamp. 2018-04-06 21:42
Stinky Poundland USB charger and hack of random "faded" USB lead. 2018-04-04 19:18
Failed lithium cell under electron microscope. 2018-04-02 16:12
Why do they even say "chicken"!!! (nuclear fire noodles) 핵불닭볶음면 2018-03-31 20:03
Mystery candy-box from Denmark. 2018-03-31 19:07
Inside a 3D firework LED lamp. 2018-03-30 00:05
How many diamonds can you smuggle in a 9V battery. 2018-03-27 15:38
Inside a Poundland 9V alkaline battery. (Check polarity of cells if re-using!) 2018-03-27 14:07
Inside an old interference suppression plug. (schematic) 2018-03-25 15:47
Unusual USB power bank control chip. 2018-03-23 15:36
Make a Kryptonite pendant. 2018-03-21 19:32
Trying out a Canadian MRE (Menu 6). 2018-03-20 06:18
Inside the cheapest LED ceiling light on eBay. 2018-03-17 18:53
Testing carbon fibre heating wire. (with flame test) 2018-03-16 01:03
Mini death-dalek camping light is actually safe! 2018-03-13 19:31
Does a cattle prod hurt? 2018-03-11 21:45
Fixing two dead LED bulkhead style lights. 2018-03-10 03:59
Why Fluke are recalling their SM100/200/300 plug-in testers. 2018-03-09 00:27
Fixing my oil burner and a look at another eBay hand warmer. 2018-03-07 18:37
inside a German yogurt maker, and simple guide to making yogurt. 2018-03-05 13:31
Weird Japanese Monchhichi USB power bank. (モンチッチ) 2018-03-03 10:59
Cordless LED fairy pearls. (battery per light) 2018-03-01 18:09
Really useful flame lamp variant. 2018-02-27 18:47
Inside a night angel illuminated socket cover. (schematic) 2018-02-25 18:25
Washing machine pump teardown. 2018-02-24 03:51
Fixing a faulty USB power supply. 2018-02-21 19:44
This video could save your life. (Aspod keyfob giveaway.) 2018-02-20 08:09
How a petroleum-distillate powered pocket heater works. (naptha) 2018-02-19 19:33
Teardown of a faulty Samsung lithium 18650 cell. (2200mAh) 2018-02-17 18:54
UK digikey ruler URL (Earl) mistake heads-up. 2018-02-16 01:30
Inside a cheap eBay LED power supply. (With arcing flaw.) 2018-02-16 00:11
Inside a fake "10400mAh" eBay USB power bank. 2018-02-13 22:07
Testing Poundland's 2.1A dual port USB power supply. (with 2kV) 2018-02-11 16:47
Inside a heated power bank. (That gets very hot!) 2018-02-09 16:08
German, Slovak and Czech candy taste test. 2018-02-07 16:20
Why I never show my power supply. 2018-02-06 22:40
Inside a pleasingly scary Russian 240V gas igniter. 2018-02-05 16:11
Inside the cheapest remote socket I could find. 2018-02-03 16:10
Fixing a faulty rechargeable UV curing light. 2018-02-01 23:51
inside a fibre optic picture. 2018-01-30 22:55
Inside a cheap LED vehicle feature light. 2018-01-29 00:59
Old arcing switch killing LED lamps. 2018-01-26 19:51
Nicely machined cock with clever design features. 2018-01-24 12:54
LED star-filament lamp smash. With PSU rebuild. 2018-01-22 20:32
Inside a USB/Battery LED neon-style star. 2018-01-20 19:46
Good versus evil socket testers. (with schematics) 2018-01-18 20:07
Colour temperature selectable LED strip. 2018-01-16 21:00
Inside a 12W LED module. 2018-01-16 20:54
Inside the Poundland cinema sign. Good hackability. 2018-01-14 18:12
Inside a mains socket tester with LCD display. (with schematic) 2018-01-12 23:32
New bench lighting with Yuji high CRI LEDs. 2018-01-10 19:07
Inside a UV nail-gel curing light with unusual LEDs. 2018-01-08 17:33
Inside the tiny Cavius smoke detector. 2018-01-07 05:51
Technical uses for nail varnish. 2018-01-04 19:44
LED dancing flame candle evolution 2018. 2018-01-02 18:47
Russian MRE taste test with my brother Ralfy. 2017-12-31 17:17
Random trajectory flying disco eyeball chopper. 2017-12-29 17:40
Xmas lights 2017. The Barbie abomination. 2017-12-28 14:28
Rolson Z5 3W LED spot teardown. 2017-12-27 20:52
Christmas greetings 2017. 2017-12-25 17:13
Most dangerous Xmas gift of 2017? 2017-12-25 16:53
Christmas lighting picks 2017. 2017-12-25 13:41
Fixing low voltage copper wire LED strings. 2017-12-24 00:57
Mains voltage LED tree-topper with schematic. 2017-12-21 17:46
Norwegian MRE food rations. 2017-12-19 18:27
Add LEDs to your Christmas or birthday cards. 2017-12-17 18:05
Evolution of the flame effect LED lamp. (simplified schematic) 2017-12-15 22:04
Poundland LED fairy lights versus cheap ebay ones. 2017-12-13 21:35
USB powered heated gloves. Test and disassembly. 2017-12-12 00:50
Inside a proper (Utility company) LED work light. 2017-12-09 21:18
A look at three different energy saver plugs. 2017-12-07 17:04
William Osman has lost his house to a wildfire. 2017-12-07 03:04
9-Lite. An early DIY slot machine from my past. 2017-12-05 15:22
Inside an old disco kaleidoscope projector. 2017-12-03 16:01
Defective rechargeable COB light fix. 2017-12-01 18:13
Timer lights logic doodles. 2017-11-30 01:19
Make a trashy hot cookie-pudding in just three minutes. 2017-11-27 19:19
OSRAM LED lamp module autopsy. 2017-11-25 18:35
Inside some random eBay LED lamps with machined housings. 2017-11-23 20:51
Voltmeter-indicator schematic and hydrogen pop. 2017-11-22 03:01
Inside a 22mm digital panel indicator/voltmeter. 2017-11-20 01:39
Fixing an anti aging hydrogen-rich water generator. 2017-11-17 22:31
Inside a 60 LED "rechargeable" camping light. 2017-11-14 20:18
Good UV versus bad UV. All available on eBay. 2017-11-12 03:32
Inside a faulty UK Wylex circuit breaker. 2017-11-10 20:15
High Voltage Jacob's ladder with Gabriel electrode. (quieter from 2.02) 2017-11-08 14:28
Pink nooky pills and non-exploding fairy lights (except for one.) 2017-11-07 04:06
Cody's Lab PSA. (Update:- He's able to upload again now.) 2017-11-06 07:23
Neat 120-240V chunky LED panel indicator light. 2017-11-04 19:51
Automatic generator changeover switch (with schematic). 2017-11-01 19:15
Dodgy mains emergency light. Full build and schematic. 2017-11-01 19:00
How a fire sprinkler works. (featuring broken glass and spatter.) 2017-10-30 15:31
Inside a super-slim 50W LED floodlight. 2017-10-28 21:38
A day without power management. 2017-10-27 06:02
eBay CJX2 industrial contactor teardown. 2017-10-27 01:05
Poundland's Halloween crow type thing. Schematic and mod. 2017-10-24 20:48
Inside a Trioxinator hair growth stimulator. 2017-10-23 00:13
Poundland's 2017 Halloween projector and strobe. 2017-10-20 20:50
Inside a digital 80kW power saver unit. (with schematic) 2017-10-18 22:48
Inside an inflatable solar camping light. (schematic) 2017-10-16 00:09
Inside a diamond tester. (thermal conductivity) 2017-10-14 06:43
Blue nooky pills and interference suppressors. 2017-10-11 06:48
Inside a washing machine water level transducer. (schematic) 2017-10-09 23:10
Water sphere air cleaner. 2017-10-08 07:43
Inside a bug zapping lamp (with schematic). 2017-10-05 21:14
LED retrofit ring and driver for bulkhead style lights. 2017-10-03 23:06
Lithuanian Army MRE food pack test. 2017-10-01 21:51
Inside an Airganix low level ozone air steriliser. 2017-09-29 21:17