LFP Battery Pack Burn-in
So the majority of the NIMH packs have given up the ghost. May they rest in peace.
After much hemming and hawing, decided to replace them with Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) in a 12s1p configuration of Headway 40152S Cells. 15Ah x 36v. Not quite as energy dense as polymer, but … -->
Spent late June down in Mexico; Diving out of Xoc-Ha, with still photography by SJ Alice Bennett.
Had such a great time that we booked another trip within 2 weeks of leaving! -->
NiMH Battery Pack Burn-in
My wife and I purchased a set of 3 used Cuda 400 DPVs which included 6 NiMH battery packs of various age and abuse. Prior to purchase the battery packs were float charged on the shelf for half a year without a full discharge cycle. First test outing we had … -->
Had a great time in the Bahamas again with the Juliet and her wonderful crew!
Thanks to Nick and Robyn for putting the trip together, and the wonderful crew for hosting us!
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Jayme and I ran away from the cold this year, and jumped on a Blackbeards Cruise. Had a great time, and did not break the bank in the process. Unfortunetely had some issues with the photo settings on the GoPro, but the video worked fine.
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2017 July 4th weekend at Gilboa
Again for 2017, Jayme and I spent a nice relaxing weekend up at Gilboa Quarry. Thanks to Jon for heading up and getting a day of dives in! Passed dive #200 on Sunday, and finally caught a proper sight of the paddlefish to boot! -->
Had a great time in the Bahamas with the Juliet and her wonderful crew!
Thanks to Nick and Robyn for putting the trip together, and the wonderful crew for hosting us! -->
2016 Cat Ppalu
Had the pleasure of being on the beautiful sailing catamaran Cat Ppalu for a week!
Thanks to Tony for putting the trip together, and the wonderful crew for hosting us! -->
2016 July 16th weekend at Gilboa
Gilboa was a bit more crowded this weekend, but got in quite a few good dives. Temps were in the mid 70s above 25’, and high 60s down to around 40’. -->
Fezzik gets a bed
Saturday, Fezzik got the conversion bed and chair removed and a queen sized bed installed. -->
2016 July 4th weekend at Gilboa
Jayme and I spent a nice relaxing weekend up at Gilboa Quarry. Very little crowds, and got to meet some very cool people! Thanks to Evan for the great dives, and thanks to Tracy, Ryan, Caitlin, and everyone else for the good conversation! -->
Irda, Linux, and a working mcs7780 chipset
Finally picked up an IrDA transciver based on mcs7780 chipset for getting Subsurface working with our Lunas. had a bunch of trouble getting it working with Linux, but found a wonderful walkthrough at kartadmin that laid out how to get it all working.
quote for quick reference:
- Download and install …