Daniel Kautz

NUC, NUC… Who’s There?

Yeah, another post about my NUC10. I discovered a new system software update for my Intel NUC10. I occasionally wander to the Intel website and do a systems upgrade check. The Intel NUC has a website: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/intel-driver-support-assistant.html  It will test the NUC real time and advise and provide proper updates for the machine that is asking. Very cool, IMHO. I have posted the paragraph above in a previous article. My NUC10 has continued doing its...

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Some Space in the Attic

The BLOG for “The Hobbyist Machine Shop” has lived with it own private URL (http://thmsblog.com) since conception. It always was a bit extravagant for it to have a private domain. I was young and reckless in those days and new domain registrations were cheap. Now retired, I look for more conservative ways to do things. A blog for “The hobbyist Machine Store” should live in a sub-domain of “The Hobbyist Machine Store”. It does not...

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Can’t Stand the Heat?

The Intel NUC has been having “fainting” spells. Lots of write up about the problem in the Intel NUC forums and elsewhere on the internet. No one has the cause so therefore no solution. It is a random but re-occurring act. I thought it might be the new embedded Linux feature. I disabled that feature but it has not proven to have been a contributing cause. Just about every component and accessory has been questioned....

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Seizure Research

I thought researching something as mundane as what type of anti-seize compound would be proper for my 3D printer nozzle would be an easy task. What I found was a few standard ingredients for a variety of applications. But then a very poor (meaning non-specific) explanation of how, when, where each “blend” of materials should be selected. What this indicates is not many makers of the anti-seize material have taken the time and effort to...

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