Author Archives: rdagger

UEFI BIOS Repair Tutorial

This tutorial demonstrates the repair of a PC with a damaged UEFI BIOS. The flash chip is removed from the computer. Data from the recovered firmware is transferred to a new BIOS hex file extracted from a capsule. The existing chip is reprogrammed and reinstalled in the motherboard.

Insteon PLM Repair Tutorial

In this quick tutorial I’ll repair an Insteon PowerLinc modem. The PLM is a USB home automation interface that connects to a computer such as a Raspberry Pi and can be used to operate lights, electrical devices, thermostats, monitor sensors and more.

Retro EPROM Programming Tutorial

This retro tutorial demonstrates how to get an old EMP-20 EPROM programmer from the mid 90’s up and running using an early Windows 95 laptop in order to burn a cart for a vintage Bally video game console.