Another day, another dumpster dive, another hit… a digital camera that uses 3.5″ floppy drives as storage device. A Sony Digital Mavica MVC-FD73.
My first surprise was that I was still able to charge the cameras battery. The second surprise was that it was still working flawless. And when doing some background research there was a third surprise that Sony still provides a manual (PDF). I did not expect any of these points.
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||640 x 480 (0.4 megapixels)
||CCD (ISO 100)
||10x (focal length ~ 40-400 mm)
|Min shutter speed
|Max shutter speed
|Weight (inc. batteries)
||ca. 500 g
||138 x 103 x 62 mm
From time to time I have (and take) the chance to dumpster dive for electronic parts. Recently, on one of these occasions, an old piece of hardware felt into my hands: a “Moser Galvanosan” galvanic stimulator.
To be honest, I’ve had no idea what it was and at first I only thought it would be a nice case for another project I was working on. After some research (out of curiosity) I thought the device is interesting enough to take some photos of its interior and write about it.
Disclaimer: I’m totally not into alternative medicine or stimulation current therapy. I’m just taking an interesting looking piece of hardware apart, that’s all!
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