Category: tools

Mini-Type Self-Adjustable Six Mandrel Ratchet HSC8 6-6 Crimper Plier For Wire Terminal Connector 0.25-6mm2 Multi Hand Tools (WHL #40)

Software stuff aside, back to hardware. And by hardware, I actually mean hardware. Tools. Let’s check out some crimping pliers for wire ferrules. Automatik-Aderendhülsenpresszangen, as we Germans like to say. :lol:

The unit in review was bought late February on AliExpress for 14.94€ including shipping (which took only around two weeks). When I showed it at work, I needed to order another one with the same specifications (14.89€ in early April, delivery took 3 weeks) and one with four mandrels, but 10mm² capability (HSC8 family as well, 12.13€ mid-March, two weeks). […]


New at Wan Hung Lo: Open Source Hardware! Presenting the USB A-to-Micro bridge (WHL #4) (updated)

Oh well, I already announced it’s gonna be fake. But the other way round ;)

A while back, I saw the USB A-to-Micro bridge from youritronics. I already own one of these medium quality USB power meters that display voltage and current in an alternating fashion every few seconds. But complete control over power, data lines and also shielding is new. So I wanted one. In the short comment section however, someone noted that the signal routing probably isn’t the best. I had some spare time after Christmas this year, and I also wanted to test the Platinensammler (PCB aggregator) service from Jakob Kleinen. […]


19 pcs 1 Sets Opening Repair Tools Laptop Phone & Screen Disassemble Tools Set Kit For iPhone For iPad Cell Phone Tablet PC (WHL #2)

Hi!

Today, I got a matching pack of non-electronic Wan Hung Lo Brand items for the last review: Opening tools!

Almost three years ago, I bought the first set of pry tools. Back then, choices were limited to “the” two different pry tools, the so-called Nokia tool (I just checked, they dropped that term) and a guitar pick (the one that I killed while opening the last power bank). The sellers also discovered that adding shitty screwdrivers will help them raising more money – which is still true as of today.

Nowadays, there is a much greater variety of tools available. […]