Hardware Articles

What to Do With an Old DVR?

A Digital Video Recorder (DVR) is an expensive piece of equipment that shouldn't go in the trash when you're ready for an upgrade. There are ...

How to Change the Time on a Vizio VW42LF

The clock on the Vizio VW42LF HDTV is automatically configured as soon as the TV is connected to an antenna, cable or satellite connection. However, ...

How to Calculate Loss in a Coax Cable

Coax cable is used to connect many electronics devices, including televisions, DVD players, cable television boxes, radio antennas and computers. The ...

How to Install Quickbooks After a Hard Drive Failure

A common nightmare for business owners is the seemingly inevitable computer crash or other hard drive failure. An event like this is unpredictable, ...

How to Take Apart a Computer Monitor

There are two main kinds of computer monitors: Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) monitors and Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) monitors. CRT monitors use hundreds ...

How to Download the Files on a Panasonic Camera to a Computer

Panasonic is an electronics manufacturer that produces a wide range of devices, including digital cameras. One feature of a digital camera is the ...

How to Read Diode Numbers

The system for categorizing diodes, one of the electronic components on circuit boards, follows the U.S. Joint Electron Devices Engineering Council ...

Homemade Scanner Radio Antenna

Police scanners have become popular accessories for people interested in following police activity in their neighborhood. You can build your own ...

How to Use an HDMI Acer Laptop

An HDMI port connects two high-definition devices together, typically a HD television and an HD cable receiver. However, some Acer laptops have HDMI ...