Category Archives: General


Boston Bruins Milt Schmidt Night Lithograph

The Bruins gave away these nice Milt Schmidt lithographs to honor Uncle Milt on October 28, 2010. This was also the first night the “Thank You Kessel” chants began, as the Bruins shut out the Toronto Maple Leafs, 2 -0.

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Replacing batteries inside an Symmetra Battery Unit

The battery packs on an APC symmetra have a life span of around 5 years, and replacing all of them at once is an expensive proposition. In an attempt to cut costs, I decided to replace the individual batteries that make up each unit. APCs SYBT4 part number refers to a 4 pack of the individual SYBTU1-PLP part, which is a long chassis with a handle at one end and a connector at the other. Each SYBTU1 contains eight individual batteries, and a small circuit…

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This site has been through a few iterations over the years. Originally just some leftovers from a former site, the nedatanet site was a holding place that began to grow. There original version was a wordpress install  and focused on patch releases and IT security. The second version was straight HTML and based on the 1024px theme by  This latest incarnation is now back to a WordPress back end- Improvements in WordPress have made it into a complete CMS package, and fixed some of the…

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Wii Strap Dye Job

The Nintendo Wii controllers are great but is is not easy to tell them apart. I had a small piece of blue painter´s tape on one to mark it as my secondry controller which worked well enough but was not pretty by any strech of the imagination. A few weeks ago, I used Rit dye to colorize the Wii straps. The process is simple and the results are excellent. Mix up some dye according to the instructions on the package. I used a bit more…

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