What is the best monochrome laser printer in 2021?

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I have been in the market for the best monochrome laser printer for home use and small office use. I had a few requirements for this unit. It has to work across multiple operating systems, including Linux and Windows. I needed a monochrome laser printer, with scanner and copier. I wanted a unit that I could buy toner and a...

Do CPUs come with thermal paste? (ANSWERED)

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When I put together my first computer many moons ago, I had a ton of questions. I remember one being, do CPUs come with thermal paste? At the time, I had no idea. My motto was to be prepared, though. I bought a tube of Arctic Silver as a precautionary measure. After unboxing retail CPUs, I learned that stock AMD and...

What are the best RC car brands? (ANSWERED)

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Question: What are the best RC car brands on the market? I've been involved in the radio controlled car and truck hobby for a long time. I thought I would list some of the good brands I've bashed and trashed, and fixed and raced around the backyard and racetrack. The point is not to pit one brand against another. Rather, it's...

Is ASUS a good brand in 2021? (ANSWERED)

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I am a computer guy. Friends and family often ask about computer manufacturers or buying advice. I recently was asked this: Is ASUS a good brand? ASUS is one of my favorite brands for desktops and laptops. Read customer reviews of the best ASUS computers on Amazon or continue reading to read my reviews. ASUS mainboards, desktops I have built computers with DFI, ASUS,...

Nitro vs electric RC cars: Has the dust settled?

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For years, there has been a great debate in the radio controlled car world: nitro vs electric. I have pitched for both teams at one time or another, but my preference nowadays is electric. I'll explain why I'm in that camp at the end of the article. First, though, let's go over the pros and cons of both nitro and electric cars, which will...

Best walkie talkie for hunting in woods

Best Two Way Radios for Hunting
Even in the age when mobile phones have dominated the communication industry, the best walkie talkie for hunting in woods are still highly practical and far simpler. Hunters trekking in the woods or mountains may find that they are so isolated that the usual communication networks will not work for them. Communication between units is not dependent on stations or towers...

What is the best place to buy RC cars? (ANSWERED)

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Question: What is the best place to buy RC cars? I'm referring to new and used hobby-grade vehicles, not the department store quality stuff. Before the Internet and online shopping were the norm, radio controlled car fanatics almost always shopped at their local hobby shop for RCs, bought from their friends or fellow racers, or bought from mail-order catalogs. Find the...

Best LiPo battery guide: Holdin’ a charge!

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I've used nickel-metal hydride and lithium polymer batteries during the many years I've been involved i the RC hobby. My opinion: The best LiPo battery is so much better than NiMH in terms of low weight and high energy density in RC cars, such as a Traxxas Slash or Summit. In my rock crawler, I still use NiMH because I like...

LiPo vs NiMH

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My question: What is the difference between LiPo vs NiMH? When I started with radio-controlled cars, nickel-cadmium (NiCd) batteries were the standard. They were debated with the then-new technology -- nickel metal hydride (NiMH). Nowadays, we have lithium polymer (LiPo) batteries, which have advantages and disadvantages compared to NiMH and NiCd. I thought I would answer my question here with the...

Question: What is the best subwoofer for low volume listening?

Question: What is the best subwoofer for low volume listening? I use a budget 2.1 bookshelf speaker and subwoofer combo at my PC. This means I do a lot of low volume level listening. I still want my music to have bass -- a good thump to it, if you will. I did some searching and found the Dayton Audio SUB-800...