Displaying my camera collection

I display my collection of cameras in a glass cabinet, laid out roughly by type. Some time ago I added small signs with the camera’s make, model and date. Originally these were on small tent-fold cards, printed on the computer. After a while, this annoyed me because the cards were too easy to disturb when […]

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Halls of residence

The other day, in my role as a member of university IT staff, I visited a hall of residence to install some wireless networking equipment. It’s out of term-time so the hall was unoccupied, and Chris and I had the building to ourselves. It was quite eerie  -a building normally full of people and noise […]

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New worst cabinet ever

A while back I wrote about the worst cabinet ever. Maybe this one isn’t as spectacular to behold, but there is a Cisco switch under all that spaghetti. There are also two PoE power injectors for wireless access points. All this is in a wooden cupboard and it was roasting hot. You can see that […]

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The worst cabinet ever

Recently at work I had to go out on site to visit a comms cabinet.  I followed the directions to the cabinet, but when I got there I found it was in a tiny closet, not deep enough for a rack. So it seems that whoever installed the network improvised. There’s an ancient 10Mbit hub, […]

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