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Elgato Cam Link 4K Rob wants to make his TWITCH streaming look better, wrote Patrick, “That video shot at home for the 1660 looked awesome. How did you do that?” Easy: Elgato’s Cam Link 4k (half the price of Magewell’s capture dongle), a Sony a6000 camera and 35mm F1.8 lens, and some tinkering. We review the Cam Link 4K and the challenges of digital camera videography in the show! (Here’s the FixedIt a6000 thermal hack we mentioned!
Elgato Key Light Shannon saw Elgato’s Key Light at CES in January. They're brand new, constantly sold out on Amazon, and they cost... $199.95. Are they worth that price? Watch the video to find out! (Here’s the low cost Neewer lights we mentioned.)
Windows Quick Removal: Yank That Drive Anytime! Big news! Microsoft says “Quick Removal” is now the default setting for external drives as of Windows 10 1809… so you can “Safely Remove Hardware” #thumbdrive anytime! (Since October, says The Verge!)
More Power Cycling Tools We had some more ideas for power cycling the old cable modem come in! Dr Kye tweets, "A modern version of the old programmable outlet timer. Works great!! Century 7 Day Heavy Duty Digital Programmable Timer - Dual Outlet.” Matt, aka @endpoint101 tweets, "here's another alternative for controlling mains sockets. This uses a Raspberry Pi and wirelessly controlled sockets from Energenie costing about £20"
Digitizing Tapes at Costco @Crashbox tweets, "Costco offers video digitalization. Used it recently for a couple old VHS tapes w/good results. Video yearbooks from HS. Would share the results but there's the 'rights to others likenesses' thing. Also it was the early 90s. The fashion. It burns." Thanks, Crashbox!!!
Thanks Hak5!!! A big thanks to Hak5 for the studio space! Check out the security and privacy podcasts at hak5.org .. then head over to hak5.org/gear/ such and check out the Plunder Bug, a pocket-sized LAN Tap that lets you "bug" Ethernet connections with USB-C convenience!
Do Something Analog Like throw axes. Ben wrote in, “My analog pick is going out and throwing Axes (hatchets) at the local facility (www.urbanaxes.com). My sister signed me up for a league for a birthday gift. It is challenging and a lot of fun, the community is very supportive even if you are new because they remember what it was like to not be nearly as good as they are now.” This is epic. Srsly epic
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