Home Devices   Jun 22, 2020   Scott Drudge

How To Fix Your Brown Outs – APC UPS BR-1500 Battery Backup & Surge Protector

Do you have problems with Brown Outs? Check out this review and demonstration on how to deal with brown-out issues, power outages, low power and other damaging brown out events.

Video & Animation Tech   May 02, 2020   Scott Drudge

My monitor upgrade using a Vizio 4K 40 inch TV as PC monitor!

Want to use a low cost 4K TV on your computer to replace those old worn out 1080p monitors?

My monitor upgrade using a Vizio 4K 40 inch TV as PC monitor!
Video & Animation Tech   Jan 01, 2020   Scott Drudge

Using my custom cheap teleprompters and why you should too!

Let’s talk Dialog! When you talk on your videos, do you speak off the cuff and wing it as you go?

Guitar Stuff   Sep 12, 2019   Scott Drudge

What is it? Cool Sound & Music Effect Toys!

Want some cool old tech to create new sounds? Check out these old monster toys out of a Lowery organ from the 70s!

Video & Animation Tech   Aug 16, 2019   Scott Drudge

Unboxing and review of a SoftBox umbrella by Neewer – Use for video and photographic lighting!

Want a good cheap softbox for your studio? Great for both video and photographic lighting! Check out the Neewer Soft Box Umbrella we review

Video & Animation Tech   Jun 11, 2019   Scott Drudge

Check out my YouTube Studio! Tell me what you think of my gear!

To create Youtube content takes some gear. We have more gear than you need, but come in and take a tour of our studio and video gear we use to create content.

Guitar Stuff   Apr 26, 2019   Scott Drudge

Will It Fit? Get a Charvel DST-1 Star Into an ESP Guitar Case

Do you have an over-sized guitar and can't find a case for it? This Charvel Desolation DST-1 FR "Star" Smear Blue is large and most cases just won't fit.

Home Devices   Mar 26, 2019   Scott Drudge

Anybody Home? Let’s unbox, review and use a doorbell.

Missing that person at the front door? Whatcha' using for a doorbell? Check out this review of the Notifi Alert doorbell.

Video & Animation Tech   Feb 03, 2019   Scott Drudge

Unbox, Install and Review Forito Screen Protector – Huion Drawing Tablet

I unboxed and installed a Forito Screen protector on my Huion GT-220 monitor. the goal was to see how well a cheaper alternative, more clear and slightly thinner screen protector will work on a Huion drawing tablet.

Video & Animation Tech   Dec 31, 2018   Scott Drudge

Are You Straight? (Drawing That Is.) Huion, iPad, Wacom Testing

Find out if you're straight or too much wobble in your lines. One thing tablet monitors can have issue with is being able to draw really straight lines, free-hand. So we do a quick few tests and comparison on 3 different type digital drawing tablets.

Video & Animation Tech   Nov 24, 2018   Scott Drudge

Unboxing a Huion GT-220 V2 Display Drawing Tablet

Unboxed, tested and review of the Huion Kamvas GT-220 Display Drawing Tablet. Best 21-inch table for the price point to use with Blender (2.80 version), Photoshop and more. Great for the beginning artist, or seasoned professional looking for a great way to 2-D and 3-D drawing on a computer.

Nick's Electronics   Nov 16, 2018   Nick Drudge

Replace a Wristwatch Battery At Home With No Special Tools!

The process and some tips for changing a watch battery in the comfort of your own home!

Replace a Wristwatch Battery At Home With No Special Tools!
Nick's Electronics   Nov 10, 2018   Nick Drudge

Sunbeam 3 Outlet Power Strip from the Dollar Store Teardown + Review

Dollar Tree has little power strips? Actually I probably knew they had extension cords. Either way, let's take a look at the Sunbeam FL-122 3 Outlet Power Strip.

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Linux   Oct 22, 2018   Nick Drudge

ZFS Quick Reference

Useful commands for ZFS on Linux. Less "Getting Started," more "How Did I Get it Started Before?"

ZFS Quick Reference
Photoshop   Oct 15, 2018   Nick Drudge

Don’t Underestimate Auto Features In Photoshop

I recently had 2 rolls of film developed that were shot on the brand-new-to-me Pentax Spotmatic. Sadly, I underexposed most of the shots, and they look terrible.

Nick's Electronics   Aug 24, 2018   Nick Drudge

Ez-PU21 PS2 to USB Review Testing and Teardown

Does this PS2 to USB adapter work, and can you use it for gaming, or does it have issues?

Nick's Electronics   Aug 20, 2018   Nick Drudge

Goodwill Electronics Grab Bag Unboxing (Ubaggoning..? Unbagging?)

There's some useful looking things in this bag, but what else lurks inside?

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Cutting The Cord   Apr 16, 2018   Scott Drudge

Cutting the Cord

Thinking about cutting the cord? So what’s stopping you? Are tied to certain programming only available on cable or Satellite? Or do you find that you really only watch a few programs from only a few different stations?

Linux   Mar 22, 2018   Nick Drudge

Fix Monitors Not Falling Asleep when Using the nVidia Drivers on Linux Mint Xfce

tldr; xset dpms 600 0 0 replace 600 with time in seconds to sleep your monitors.

Xfce Sleep
Seasonal   Nov 25, 2017   Scott Drudge

Black Friday Deals – Are They Worth It? | N2T2

It’s Black Friday! If you’re outside the U.S. you may not know the “fun” that is Black Friday.

Black Friday Deals! Are they worth it?
Nick's Electronics   Jun 09, 2017   Nick Drudge

Gen Rapid Home DSi Charger Teardown and Electrical Tests

What's with this cheap third party DSi charger? Is it any good?

Gen Rapid Home DSi Charger Teardown
Nick's Electronics   Jun 07, 2017   Nick Drudge

DSi USB Charging Cable on a Budget

Your DSi doesn't have a charger, don't worry, we can fix that for cheap!

DSi USB Charging Cable on a Budget