Device roll call. (ePeen comparison thread)

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I'll start:

Phone: Huawei P20 Pro (with Blackberry Suite - I'm not going to lie I love the Hub)
Watch: TickWatch E (Black) - still pretty new, but so far my concerns about battery life are absolved. I like having voice assistant on it.

PC: "Alnitak" - Ryzen 5 1500X, Radeon R9 290, 3x1080P
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I plan to switch out the GPU and maybe CPU eventually, but a) I want to stick with a high end AMD card, b) the vega 56 and 60 are all 2.5 slot cards unless you get the nasty stock cooler, and c) I can't afford the upgrades right now anyways. But I've learned to mitigate the fact that the R9 290 can't handle three hardware-decoded high resolution pornos at once.

no laptops or tablets...

Smart Speaker: Harmon Kardon Invoke (barely use it, can't sell it for what I paid for it)

Tv (as posted earlier):
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To the right we have the Switch, Wii U gamepad, Xbox One Controller Charger, 3DS Charger, Wii U gamepad charger, Switch Joy-Con charger, PS3 Charger, and a MiniUSB charger for whatever needs it in that box of wires

Underneath the TV is the secondary router,
Top row is PS3 SuperSlim, Wii U Windwaker edition, Android TV, HDD for Xbox, Xbox One S
Second row is NES Classic, SNES classic, IR reciever for a HDMI switch, in the left box is the HDMI switch and power adapter for the classics, to the right is the main power supply (a high end one that can handle all of this), space reserved for the N64 Classic or whatever else I deem worthy, the the Wii U's HDD and Gamecube controller adapter. The Wii U is loaded with games from all past systems includign Gamecube (making the NES and SNES redundant but oh well), the PS3 has some PS2 and PSOne games, and the Xbox one has Xbox 360 and original games - I haven't bought the game subscription yet. I have a first gen Raspberry Pi I might hook up, but it's crap.
justine Elitist Beer Lover
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Too lazy for pics. iPhone. Multiple iPods. 55" tv. 32" tv. 2 Wiis. A hacked Sony Dreamcast. I think i have a Game Cube in the closet. jailbroke Apple TV. 3 iMacs. 2 not working. 2010 MBP. 2 portable speakers, one waterproof. VR goggles. And a stun gun.

I think that's it. I might remember something later but will likely be too lazy to add it. :D
justine posted:
Too lazy for pics. iPhone. Multiple iPods. 55" tv. 32" tv. 2 Wiis. A hacked Sony Dreamcast. I think i have a Game Cube in the closet. jailbroke Apple TV. 3 iMacs. 2 not working. 2010 MBP. 2 portable speakers, one waterproof. VR goggles. And a stun gun.

I think that's it. I might remember something later but will likely be too lazy to add it. :D

Was the DreamCast hacked to replace the CD drive with a SD card reader? I sorta want to get one to hack it like that as I'm pretty much completely missing Sega from my library.
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My TV is slightly different than the one shown. The WD TV plugs in to the vcr which feeds the TV.

I had a 60" Sharp flatscreen but I gave it away. I don't own any DVDs but if I do, I'm ready.
TOS
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stuff

i have some stuff
TOS posted:
stuff

i have some stuff

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justine Elitist Beer Lover
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Betonhaus posted:
justine posted:
Too lazy for pics. iPhone. Multiple iPods. 55" tv. 32" tv. 2 Wiis. A hacked Sony Dreamcast. I think i have a Game Cube in the closet. jailbroke Apple TV. 3 iMacs. 2 not working. 2010 MBP. 2 portable speakers, one waterproof. VR goggles. And a stun gun.

I think that's it. I might remember something later but will likely be too lazy to add it. :D

Was the DreamCast hacked to replace the CD drive with a SD card reader? I sorta want to get one to hack it like that as I'm pretty much completely missing Sega from my library.

No, it's multiple cds.
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Ribtor: Ihave an Alcatel exactly like yours around here somewhere as a spare. :D

As for electronics I have a 1080p 48" and a 720p 32" Vizio screens, three 1280x1024 19" monitors and one wide screen 19". An old iPhone 5c, one 3ghz c2d PC w/8GB of ram running Mint, one ARM based win10 mini PC, One PC w/ an i7 3770 w/12GB of ram and an SSD upgrade and IGP, running Mint.
Logitech Z4 stereo speakers with the 8" sub/power amp attached to my PC.
Oh, ya...and my old C2Quad@2.33 w/8GB ram that I will be gifting to my nerd nephew for Xmass cuz he needs a home server for some project.
How do you like the Arm based windows 10 computer? Which one is it? The only ones I'm aware of are laptops and raspberry pi/audrino...
arkayn Aaarrrggghhhh
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Main PC:
FX-8320 w/24GB RAM, two GTX 1070's, one 240GB SSD, three 3TB HD's. One 31.5" 2K Asus monitor, two 25" 2L LG Ultrawides, one 24" Acer, sound runs digital out to a JVC receiver

TV Machine:
i3 2120 w/8GB RAM, GTX 1060, three internal drives, one external, 40" Sceptre dumb TV, ROKU, BD Player, sounds runs to a 7.1 Sony receiver

Laptop:
i7 7500 w/12GB RAM, 1TB drive(Currently half is given over to a Linux install that does not want to boot because of Secure Boot), 15" 1080 screen.

My Drives in one pic.
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dv
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arkayn posted:
My Drives in one pic.


Well if you want to play that game...

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Donkey Butter jerk face
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what are you using to house that 15T?
dv
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Donkey Butter posted:
what are you using to house that 15T?


One of these:

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Pariah Know Your Enemy
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Betonhaus posted:
How do you like the Arm based windows 10 computer? Which one is it? The only ones I'm aware of are laptops and raspberry pi/audrino...

I hate everything about it. A complete waste of $110. A wasteful little box running a wasteful OS.
I was prepared to not like Win10 but it is far worse than I expected, even with very, low expectations.
Brand: Wintel Pro.
I may try and put Linux on it someday when I am bored. Might run better with a quality OS.
Pariah posted:
Betonhaus posted:
How do you like the Arm based windows 10 computer? Which one is it? The only ones I'm aware of are laptops and raspberry pi/audrino...

I hate everything about it. A complete waste of $110. A wasteful little box running a wasteful OS.
I was prepared to not like Win10 but it is far worse than I expected, even with very, low expectations.
Brand: Wintel Pro.
I may try and put Linux on it someday when I am bored. Might run better with a quality OS.

???

The only Windows 10 arm computers are laptops that have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 500 series or higher processor, and they are currently $800+ how the hell did you find a desktop versione for $110? Are you sure it doesn't have an Intel Atom processor?

Also no human waste it runs bad. $110 for a computer is like a $2,000 car. You get back what you invest.
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The "entry level" camera I got in '87 is the only film camera I bothered to keep. I've used it in The Sinai Desert, the Golan heights and Afghanistan. It's works as well as the day I got it.

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The only digital camera I have. Do all my editorial work with it. All metal construction. One of the few up to date tech things I own.
Pariah posted:
Ribtor: Ihave an Alcatel exactly like yours around here somewhere as a spare. :D


It's my spare as well. I'm still using the phone I got in 2007. When they discontinue CDMA service in my area I'll switch to the Alcatel. But until then I'll keep using this.

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Betonhaus posted:
Pariah posted:
Betonhaus posted:
How do you like the Arm based windows 10 computer? Which one is it? The only ones I'm aware of are laptops and raspberry pi/audrino...

I hate everything about it. A complete waste of $110. A wasteful little box running a wasteful OS.
I was prepared to not like Win10 but it is far worse than I expected, even with very, low expectations.
Brand: Wintel Pro.
I may try and put Linux on it someday when I am bored. Might run better with a quality OS.

???

The only Windows 10 arm computers are laptops that have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 500 series or higher processor, and they are currently $800+ how the hell did you find a desktop versione for $110? Are you sure it doesn't have an Intel Atom processor?

Also no human waste it runs bad. $110 for a computer is like a $2,000 car. You get back what you invest.

Yep, you are right, it in an Atom.
I just wanted something to stream HD vids to my big TV, something a $25 Pi can handle but not this piece of human waste.
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Wow, you guys are making me feel better about my menagerie of old crap.

My currently used equipment is:
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet
i7-3770 / 32GB RAM PC with GTX970 running Windows 10 (for gaming) I still have one old Sony Trinitron CRT, but the other display is now an HP 27E flat panel.
i3-2100 / 16GB RAM Hackintosh running MacOS X Sierra (for video conversion). Display is a 32" Vizio TV acting like a monitor most days.
Oh, and I still use an iPad 2 (second gen) as an aux display for the hack.
My most recent workstation computer is a seven year old Opteron 4226 series system.

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I use a Cybernet ZPC H6 Windows 7 for order taking. It's four years old but pretty decent.

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I love that 35-70 f/2.8, Ribby!
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Warin posted:
I love that 35-70 f/2.8, Ribby!

I've got one of those, too. Always thought the zoom range too restricted, but that's the short 2.8 Nikon offered. Still got the F4 to go with it.

Don't really know when I'll shoot film again, though.
sean Royal Wombat
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Gaming Rig
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i7 6700k, GTX 1060, 16 gigs RAM.


Video editing rig
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Mid-2011 iMac

Every day carry
Apple Watch (series 2), iPhone 10S Max
Some of my commercial equipment:

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Got three of these room-sized film processors.

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Main printer for film and digital.

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Primary large format inkjet printer.

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Second large format inkjet printer. Makes beautiful black and white prints.

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Film scanner

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another film scanner

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18 inch by 24 inch flatbed scanner
Is this your company? I don't think it counts unless you own the company.
Indeed. And and since my business is a sole proprietorship everything is my personal property rather than corporate property.

However, I handily lose any 'peen' competition because the computers and workstations which run that stuff are old and weak compared to pretty much any game and entertainment rig less than seven or maybe even ten years old.
user Stupid cockwomble
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I used to work in a lab that had one of those room sized dip and dunk processors. Guy who ran it had been doing it for 30 years.
kamizuno Lasercat targeting.....
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at least one of everything apple makes, except the HomePod because it needs bluetooth to be useful to me :nod:

edit: oh yeah, no iMacs or MAcpros because my Mac mini does everything I need to do
user posted:
I used to work in a lab that had one of those room sized dip and dunk processors. Guy who ran it had been doing it for 30 years.


Mine are 29 years old. I helped install them when they were new in their original location for a lab that became my competitor. I bought that lab out four years ago. One died (it went bang and stopped working this year). Parts from it keep the other two running. They have about 110,000 hours of service on them. Over the four years I've owned this business film processing in my lab has gone up by 23%. My brother-in-law who runs the place for me at first figured we'd be retiring the film machines by now but instead we are finding ways to keep them running. I don't understand it either. Some liken it to the revival of vinyl.
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Ribtor posted:
user posted:
I used to work in a lab that had one of those room sized dip and dunk processors. Guy who ran it had been doing it for 30 years.


Mine are 29 years old. I helped install them when they were new in their original location for a lab that became my competitor. I bought that lab out four years ago. One died (it went bang and stopped working this year). Parts from it keep the other two running. They have about 110,000 hours of service on them. Over the four years I've owned this business film processing in my lab has gone up by 23%. My brother-in-law who runs the place for me at first figured we'd be retiring the film machines by now but instead we are finding ways to keep them running. I don't understand it either. Some liken it to the revival of vinyl.

Old tech tends to have a long tail.
Ribtor posted:
Indeed. And and since my business is a sole proprietorship everything is my personal property rather than corporate property.

However, I handily lose any 'peen' competition because the computers and workstations which run that stuff are old and weak compared to pretty much any game and entertainment rig less than seven or maybe even ten years old.

No. You totally win, at least on a photographic level. One of those commercial print machines is pretty much greater than anything else :) I would love to have access to a commercial lab.
Pariah posted:
Ribtor posted:
user posted:
I used to work in a lab that had one of those room sized dip and dunk processors. Guy who ran it had been doing it for 30 years.


Mine are 29 years old. I helped install them when they were new in their original location for a lab that became my competitor. I bought that lab out four years ago. One died (it went bang and stopped working this year). Parts from it keep the other two running. They have about 110,000 hours of service on them. Over the four years I've owned this business film processing in my lab has gone up by 23%. My brother-in-law who runs the place for me at first figured we'd be retiring the film machines by now but instead we are finding ways to keep them running. I don't understand it either. Some liken it to the revival of vinyl.

Old tech tends to have a long tail.

My shop has a massive 5 axis CNC mill with a horizontal adapter and tiltable spindle. That thing connects to punch card readers.
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Ribtor posted:
user posted:
I used to work in a lab that had one of those room sized dip and dunk processors. Guy who ran it had been doing it for 30 years.


Mine are 29 years old. I helped install them when they were new in their original location for a lab that became my competitor. I bought that lab out four years ago. One died (it went bang and stopped working this year). Parts from it keep the other two running. They have about 110,000 hours of service on them. Over the four years I've owned this business film processing in my lab has gone up by 23%. My brother-in-law who runs the place for me at first figured we'd be retiring the film machines by now but instead we are finding ways to keep them running. I don't understand it either. Some liken it to the revival of vinyl.

That's quite amazing. All of the labs that I worked for went out of business and I lost a source of income working for them. The lab that I mentioned was one of the first of its' type in NC - they had customers all over the country. Now there's only a black and white lab and a small family-owned concern near me that'll disappear as soon as the folks running it decide to retire.
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This thread makes me think about a guy on a different forum, who talked about his former paintball hobby, addiction counseling, etc.

Basically, somebody on a paintball forum started a thread not unlike this one, humble-bragging about their paintball setup, and he started in to "school the n00b" or somesuch.

Somebody else added it up and was like, "dude, no judgement, but that's at least $50k in paintball gear. What the heck do you do for a living?"

The fiddlesticks of it was, he was flat broke, lived in a trailer, and hadn't actually played paintball (with other people) in a couple years at that point; buying and curating his collection of gear was the hobby.

And then he realized he basically had the down payment for the house he couldn't afford, sitting on shelves in his closet. He didn't have a hobby, he had a problem.
I know plenty of people who spend tens of thousands of dollars on camera gear and do very little shooting. They seem to like what they do though.

I enjoy getting value from second-hand and obsolete equipment. I sometimes consider there to be an element of failure when I have to buy some new tech type thing.

I also have a rule that when I bring something new into the house, I have to get rid of something else. I try to get rid of one and a half times as much as I bring in usually by giving it away. The neighbourhood has a tradition where items get left on the front yard for anyone to take. I've rid myself of books and records and audio gear that way. I'm happiest when my storage spaces are empty.
dv posted:
This thread makes me think about a guy on a different forum, who talked about his former paintball hobby, addiction counseling, etc.

Basically, somebody on a paintball forum started a thread not unlike this one, humble-bragging about their paintball setup, and he started in to "school the n00b" or somesuch.

Somebody else added it up and was like, "dude, no judgement, but that's at least $50k in paintball gear. What the heck do you do for a living?"

The fiddlesticks of it was, he was flat broke, lived in a trailer, and hadn't actually played paintball (with other people) in a couple years at that point; buying and curating his collection of gear was the hobby.

And then he realized he basically had the down payment for the house he couldn't afford, sitting on shelves in his closet. He didn't have a hobby, he had a problem.

/me had just added to his console collection and was about to post a new picture.
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I think my epeen might come up short, under endowed... you get the point.

  • iPhone 8+ 64 Gb
  • iPad Air 1 64Gb
  • 13” Macbook Pro with touchbar: 256Gb SSD with a 2.9 GHz i5 and 8 Gb of RAM
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Playstation 3 slim
  • Sennheiser Momentum 2 Over ear headphones
  • A couple Invicta watches
  • A Nautica watch I have had since middle school

Now if it were cars we’re talking about....
macnuke Afar
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it's my peen and it makes me happy.

old ass moto droid for a phone.
Mac Pro 2009 with flashed innards...
Mojave 3.33 single quad with 12G and sapphire 7950 3G video
Samsung 27inch and apple cinema 30inch for displays
Sennheiser HD1 Momentum ivory headphones
xBox entertainment to the 70" LG
100Mbps internet connection.
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I now have another Optiplex 7010, i7 3770 w/8GB of ram and some sort of ATI graphics card.
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