Since one month we have our fire table on the terrace in operation. We are enthusiastic about the advantages. A field report.
After our terrace was finally finished and our new gas barbecue had found its home, the accessories should not be missing. In this article I report about my favourite accessories for my grill.
We took a closer look at environmentally friendly, biodegradable dog waste bags and found out if there are any disadvantages. In this way we minimise our ecological footprint even when we go for a walk with our dog.
If you search for outdoor speakers on the Internet, you will notice that many of the products tested are not (no longer) available on the German market. I have heard myself through a lot of the available products and share my experience here.
Anyone who wants to record speech for video productions often has to struggle with audio quality problems: built-in microphones record lens noises, freely positioned audio recorders record ambient noise or produce too loud noise. For interview situations I can recommend a cheap clip-on microphone for less than 25€.
Plant granulate for indoor plants is a great thing: it stores water longer than conventional potting soil, prevents waterlogging and insect infestation. A round thing, if it weren’t for the red colour, which takes some getting used to. Are there alternatives to the reddish plant granulate?
For about $75 we can set up our own ADS-B receiver to receive position data from nearby airplanes. For this we need a RTL2832U capable USB DVB-T stick and a Raspberry Pi or Mac. If we like, we can then share the received data with Planefinder.com or flighttracker24.com.
The outbreak of the corona virus paralyses public life and the economy. Photographers may now wonder what to do to pass the unwanted free time. In my collection I give a few tips.
With the WAGO gel box, Series 221 and 2273 connection terminal blocks can now be used outdoors and in damp and wet environments. Place the terminal block in the gel box, close the gel box, and that’s it: water has no chance. Ingenious.
Osram will switch off the Lightify Cloud from August 21, 2021. Anyone who has controlled their Lightify lights via the Lightify App until then will now lose this option. However, the hardware, such as lamps and luminaires, can still be used with other controllers. Here is the ultimate list of alternative controllers.
On March 9, 2020, Osram informed Lightify users about the discontinuation of the Lightify Cloud. Here is the exact wording of the announcement and suitable alternatives.
With only 3 words, any place on the planet can be determined accurately. Thus, even places can be found which cannot be found with a classical address system due to a lack of street names. For this purpose, the earth is divided into 3m² rectangles and each of these rectangles is assigned three consecutive words.