I tried to improve my 1p ebay voip phone.
I replaced the barrel connection to be micro USB, but in the process broke the switch that tells the phone if the handset is up or down.
So I soldered in a manual switch to let me override, but it didn't work, and then I managed to break the pcb trace trying to fix it.
Then I found this cisco SPA525G phone on ebay (for more than 1p!)
What to do with it...
Obviously it's already on my home pbx and #hamshackhotline
@sp6mr Thanks 😁
Getting ready for #halloween!
This smoke machine had an accident last year. I've soldered it back together.
The other one has a dodgy switch so hoping I can find a suitable replacement.
Got the APRS radio back in the shed.
I want to do cool stuff with it (like aprs to Fediverse) but not had the time yet.
It has battery backup of sorts, a 12v slab connected to a cheap "battery float charger", but it is quite rf noisy. Another thing to fix.
I also want to do some proper packet radio stuff, so I really should solder the other tnc pi kit and connect up radio number 2!
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