November 22, 2015

Building A Pip-Boy (Part 3)

Continues from here In the previous instalment I had come to the conclusion that the current design was way too boxy, and the closer I could get it to a cylindrical shape, the better. However, there’s a limit to how … Continue reading

November 8, 2015

Building A Pip-Boy (Part 2)

Continues from here The end product of my first building session was far too bulky, in all directions, so today’s work is going to be all around shaving off unnecessary polystyrene. Where possible, I don’t want to disturb a smooth … Continue reading

July 8, 2015

Pioneer DEH-4700BT

Recently I went shopping for a new car stereo. I wrote about my experience here, but also hinted at a problem with the Pioneer DEH-4700BT which is not quite enough to justify returning it to Halfords (I never want to … Continue reading

July 7, 2015

Shopping For Car Stereos

Attentive readers will recall that the display on our car stereo has been going for a while. Inattentive readers may wish to refresh their memories. Since October, and that ill-fated dalliance with a cheap car stereo, we’ve been bumbling along … Continue reading

October 14, 2014

Car Audio

Preamble I can’t remember much about my first car stereo. I think it was a Goodmans, and it had a 6-CD changer which might have been in the glove box of my blue F-reg Ford Sierra, or it might have … Continue reading