Category Archives: tech tips

InDesign PDF export blank 0kB error [SOLVED]

Question. I am trying to export a large Adobe InDesign project as a PDF but I only get a 0kB blank PDF. 🙁 I have tried restarting and sometimes that helps but it is driving me crazy. How do I fix this InDesign error? Answer. If your project is very large, your PDF may still be exporting in the background. Here is how to check: Start your PDF export Go to the menu item  Window->Utilities->Background Tasks Check the resulting list

What does TBW stand for in reference to an SSD? [SOLVED]

Question: What does TBW stand for on my SSD? Answer: TBW stands for Terabytes Written. Specifically, TBW is the number of terabytes written that the manufacturer expects a particular SSD to be capable of during the lifetime of the drive. In general, the higher the TBW the better. However, be aware that different manufacturers may use different estimates and formulas for arriving at a given TBW. If you go with a reputable manufacturer, like Samsung or Intel, and choose a

2019 List of DisplayPort 1.2 daisy chainable MST monitors

Here is a current (as of ) list of daisy-chainable DisplayPort LCD monitors:   Model number Brand Size, Aspect Ratio, Resolution Price Additional Info VG2249 (New!) Recommended 22″ LCD ViewSonic 22″, 16:9, 1920×1080 Check price Easy setup. Excellent choice for office environments. VG2449 (New!) Recommended 24″ 16:9 LCD (<$200) ViewSonic 24″, 16:9, 1920×1080 Check price Easy setup. Excellent choice for office environments. XG2530 Recommended 25″ Gaming LCD ViewSonic 25″, 16:9, 1920×1080 Gaming monitor 1ms response time, 240Hz refresh, FreeSync. U2913WM

What USB cable does the Olympus E-M1 Mark II use? [SOLVED]

Q. What kind of USB cable does the Olympus EM1 Mk II use? A. Great question! The E-M1 Mark II uses a standard USB-C cable for data transfer. All you need is a standard USB-A to USB-C cable lying around, and it will work perfectly! 🙂 You can find more posts about this here: Olympus CB-USB11 USB Cable for E-M1 Mark II Camera V331060BW000 USB Cable for E-M1 Mark II Camera

Ryobi Electric Riding Lawn Mower Reviews

I recently ordered a Ryobi riding lawn mower. Living off the grid and relying exclusively on solar panels for power, I was especially intrigued by a mower that could be off the grid as well. Any reduction in trips to the gas station is a good thing in my book 😉 For those that are inquisitive like me, here are some of the battery specs: 48V battery system [(4) x 12V batteries in series = 48V] AGM batteries ~2 hours or

Roomba flashing 24H, buttons won’t work [SOLVED, EASY FIX!]

Q. My Roomba keeps taunting me by blinking “24H” over and over! I have tried pressing all the buttons and it does nothing 🙁 How can I get my Roomba to work again? -Rosy A. Dear Rosy, I would recommend removing the battery and letting Roomba fully reset. To do this: remove the two Phillips head screws holding the battery cover in place carefully remove the battery wait 5 minutes (this is a great time to clean your Roomba’s various brushes and