Author Archives: gary

TOG 8th Birthday Party

Well we’re at it again. Once a year we all have our birthday and TOG is no different. This month we have reached the ripe old age of 8 years. We’ll be celebrating in style on Saturday 28th January in Blackpitts. Last year we combined our January Open Social, birthday party and grand opening, into […]

Ultra Reliable Electronics?

Once upon a time, TV repair shops were everywhere. Now there are hardly any left. There are reasons for that, probably based on a mix of cost, reliability of electronics, and a throw-away culture. Even in the few TV repair shops that are left, would anyone actually take a scope, schematic and a soldering iron […]

2016 End of Year Review

Well the world has turned and another year has almost passed. What a year it has been for TOG. We started 2016 with our doors closed to the public. We had just made our big move from Chancery Lane. Blackpitts was a blank canvas for us. It was a completely open-plan space and we had […]

December Open Social

Our regular Open Social evening for December, will take place on Saturday 17th December at 7PM. If you’ve never been to our Social, you’ll find it a great alternative Saturday evening in town. Think of the break from the Christmas shopping! Come in and look around. If you’ve never been in before, we’ll give you […]

November Open Social….with a twist!

By now, you’ll probably know that we hold a regular Open Social evening on a Saturday in the middle of each month. November will be no different. We’ll be doing it on Saturday 19th November. This month however, there’ll be a bit of a twist! We’ll also be hosting Science Hackday Dublin that weekend, so […]

Rebuilding an Ebike Battery

A few of our members and visitors use Ebikes. We were presented with an Ebike battery which had a dead cell. The plan was to replace the cell with a new one. This is not ideal, since you end up with a mix of old and new cells, but the balance circuit should make it […]