Albrillo G4 LED Dimmable Bulb

Had a few G4 halogen bulbs burn out on our house Possini chandelier and wanted to try out some G4 LED replacement bulbs. These Abbrillo G4 LED Dimmable Bulbs did exactly what I needed. The bulbs are labeled warm white and are a nice white color. Not yellow like a typical halogen bulb, but not that hideous white like a hospital. I have them on a Lutron Maestro Dimmer switch and they work fine. The lowest setting has slight light output. The second lowest setting has a tiny hint of flicker. Every setting above has no… Continue reading…

GLi GL-AR300M Mini Router

See larger image GL.iNet GL-AR300M Mini Travel Router with 2dbi external antenna, Wi-Fi Converter, OpenWrt Pre-installed, Repeater Bridge, 300Mbps High Performance, 128MB Nand flash, 128MB RAM, OpenVPN, Tor Compatible GL-AR300M is a mini travel router for working professionals and a programmable gateway for DIY hobbyists. Larger Storage and Extendibility: The router is with storages of 128MB RAM and 128MB Nand Flash, which can be further extended using external USB sticks. There are 2 Ethernet ports, 1 UART, and 1 GPIOs available for hardware DIY. It is an ideal portable gateway for IoT development. WiFi Converter:… Continue reading…

Ecofresca EFW-DA2903 for Samsung Refrigerator Water Filter

Amazon no longer carries the replacement water filter for my Samsung-RSG257AARS counter depth side by side refrigerator. What are we to do if we didn’t stock up on OEM Samsung Water Filters? Find the next alternative. Thankfully there is a cheap alternative that is in stock that fits perfectly. The made in Korea, Ecofresca EFW-DA2903 water filter. Without going into the background story which can be read here, LINK, the Samsung OEM G filter never fit my fridge. The F did and is shown in the below pictures compared to what I am currently using, Ecofresca… Continue reading…

Charter IPv6 Trial Setup on Edgerouter Lite (ERL)

Update: v1.8 broke this method. Changing the old “set protocols static route6 ‘::/0’ next-hop ‘::68.114.165.1’ interface tun0” to “set interfaces tunnel tun0 6rd-default-gw ::68.114.165.1” The guide will show the basic steps to setup 6rd to enable IPv6 Tunneling on Charter Cable using a Ubiquiti Edgerouter Lite (ERL) <–Amazon Link router from the CLI. The below line will tell you if you are on IPv4 or IPv6 and what your public IP address is. You’ve come to this webpage via IPv4, this guide should help you out. Your IPv4 address is You’ve come to this webpage via IPv6, you may not need… Continue reading…

Ubiquiti Networks Edgerouter Lite 3Port Router (ERLITE-3)

As my routers, Netgear WNDR3700 v1 and v2, began to fail, I started to look around for a new router. I didn’t have to have a wireless router, so I started to look at the Ubiquiti Edgerouter Lite as this router gets recommended all over the internet for a “prosumer”. Until I figured out what to do about wireless I setup the WNDR3700’s as access points around the house. I dove in, and have been pleasantly surprised every step of the way. So much in fact, that most of the old tutorials floating around the web… Continue reading…