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How to repair a Dyson vacuum cleaner

Posted by kypoth-Alex on May 3, 2010 in Hardware, How To Fix ...

My 13 year old Dyson DC02 recently had a major meltdown. I’m not kidding, there were sparks flying out the back and smoke filled the room (you know, that really acrid smoke you get when electrics go wrong). My daughter, who’s younger than the Dyson, was using it at the time and she was most upset as she couldn’t finish her chore and claim her wages (don’t worry, I’m not that evil, I honoured the deal. After deducting the cost of the motor, of course. No, only joking ;) ). Read more…

 
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Configuration Settings for an ex-Woolworths POS Till using 4POS

Posted by kypoth-Alex on May 2, 2010 in How To Fix ...

I have just been sorting out a till system for a customer of mine who had purchased an old Woolworth’s till that did have a POS system installed on it but was sadly lacking in functionality and support from the company he bought it from.¬†We decided to ditch the installed software and replace it with 4POS, from bibase software. It’s a basic product, but it’s cheap and it works! Here is the configuration information that I eventually gleaned from the net to allow you to set up the hardware.

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