Projects, notes, etc by Will O’Brien


Month: August, 2008

Look ma, I got another Miata…

17 August, 2008 (16:25) | Uncategorized |

I’ve finally returned to the land of the rag top! I picked up this slightly unfornate looking 92 Miata last week. The factory top is decent, but not the window. Luckily, it included a hard top – in 92 they added a rear defroster and light to the hard top. With a mere 132k on [...]

My bout of bathroom insanity

8 August, 2008 (16:02) | Projects | 1 comment

While my wife was out of town for a week, I decided to finally install the new sink she’d bought (last year). I’d been putting it off for a while: I suspected that the project snowball – and I feared being without a bathtub with two kids. I was right….

Tooling up my wireless junk

7 August, 2008 (15:23) | Uncategorized |

I’ve been making some major progress on my wireless gear lately. My house is now running enterprise class wireless gear – There’s a Nortel wireless security switch that can be had cheap, thanks to some corporate mergers EOLing the product line earlier than they planned. Meet the Nortel 2270 wireless security switch: This thing uses [...]

RGB Keypad bezels at SparkFun!

2 August, 2008 (04:39) | News, Projects | 1 comment

┬áMy first ever design turned product is available from sparkfun electronics. They are now carrying my keypad bezel. It’s the exact design I used in my how-to series.