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Asus EAH5670 PCI Express Video Card with ATI Radeon HD5670 GPU

Today I purchased an Asus EAH5670 PCI Express Video Card with 1GB GDDR5 RAM, based on the ATI Radeon HD5670 Graphics Processor Unit. It has VGA, DVI and HDMI connectors,…

Asus EAH5670 PCI Express Video Card with ATI Radeon HD5670 GPU
Gadget Diary – Healing Sunburns with my UFO Grow Light After a Hot Summer Day at Taronga Zoo

Last Saturday, I attended my former workplace's Christmas party. We spent the day at Taronga Zoo, and then were taken by water taxi to Darling Harbour, where we had dinner…

Gadget Diary – Healing Sunburns with my UFO Grow Light After a Hot Summer Day at Taronga Zoo
Logitech Z4 Stereo Speaker System

If you want good stereo speakers under $100, the Logitech Z4 is an excellent choice. It's a 2.1 stereo speaker system consisting of two satellite speakers and a subwoofer, providing…

Logitech Z4 Stereo Speaker System
Are Laser Pointers Legal in Australia?

Yes, Laser Pointers are legal in Australia, but they have become more heavily regulated since mid-2008. The Australian Customs Service and most Australian State Governments toughened regulations on laser pointers…

Are Laser Pointers Legal in Australia?
12 Channel Smart AA, AAA and 9V Battery Charger with Discharge Function

This is a microprocessor-controlled battery charger that can charge up to 10 x AA/AAA batteries and 2 x 9V batteries. It supports both NiCad (Nickel-Cadmium) and NiMH (Nickel-Metal Hydride) simultaneously.…

12 Channel Smart AA, AAA and 9V Battery Charger with Discharge Function
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Universal RF Modulator Lets You Connect a Digital STB to a TV Without Composite Video Inputs

Written by Vlad on August 12, 2010 – 6:52 pm - 7,463 views

Universal RF Modulator

Many of us have old Analogue TV’s that are in tip-top shape and have a superb picture. They kept us entertained when we grew up and are now like a member of the family, so we can’t imagine parting with them.

Some of our beloved TVs can receive Digital TV with the aid of a Set Top Box (STB). You simply connect the TV antenna to the back of the STB, and then you connect the set top box to your TV using the composite video and audio inputs.

Unfortunately, some of our old TVs don’t have composite video inputs, which would usually prevent us from connecting a Digital Set Top box (STB) or DVD player. An RF modulator lets you take the composite video and audio output from your STB and convert it into a broadcast signal that can be tuned in on your analogue TV like a normal TV station.

Why I Bought the Universal RF Modulator

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