XT 60 KiCad footprint

I could not seem to find any publicly available library with the XT60 connector for KiCad or Eagle so i created one myself.
This one is Through-hole mounted, it’s not made for pcb mounting but it dosent really matter.
The part i created it from has the following dimensions:

Diameter of the pins: 4,5 mm
Pin pitch: 7,5 mm
Size of pads: 6 mm



 Download Link: XT60

Capasitor Bank!

The caps are salvaged from a large UPS. Copper busbars and 70mm2  cable connecting the busbars to the contactor, (it was salvaged from a VFD or a softstarter, if i recall correctly)

The caps was charged up to 490V, 10 x 6000 µF. Youtube video in the end of the post!.


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Using Philips Wi-Fi USB-adapter on linux

I bought a lot of  PTA128/00 adapters for a few bucks. These normally cost 40$ so i made a great deal (i’m selling some on eBay if you are interested)

it turns out that these are just regular WIFI adapers (and not some Philips proprietary part)

The PTA-128 just contains the RT5372 chipset from Ralink/Mediatek.

They are Plug and Play for Linux:

I cant seem to find the correct RT5372 driver for windows, if you can find it please let me know!

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Setting up real-ip nginx module with CloudFlare.

If you want to get the real IP-address of the client accessing your website when using Cloudflare, you have to set up the Module ngx_http_realip_module.

Edit the file: /etc/nginx/nginx.conf  and add the following lines:

Create a new file: /etc/nginx/cloudflare  And add the following:

if you don’t have IPv6 enabled on your web-server. Remove the lines with the IPv6 addresses.

Keep in mind that these IP-addresses can change, so se the  list of IP addresses currently used by CloudFlare.


Reload the  ngnix service:

To verify that its working:

Confirm that you can see the IP-addresses of clients visiting your site.

mRemoteNG FileZilla SFTP

In this guide i will show you how to integrate FileZilla SFTP support in mRemoteNG.

First open up mRemoteNG then press “tools” and then “External Tools”

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Right click and select “New External Tool”

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In the External Tools Properties tab, enter the following:

Filename: C:\Program Files (x86)\FileZilla FTP Client\filezilla.exe

Arguments: sftp://%Username%:%Password%@%Hostname%:%port%

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After that you should be all set, just right click the connection you want to connect via STFP and FileZilla should automatically open.

Install VMware Tools in one Linux Command!

This will install VMware Tools in just a few lines of commands!

First mount the vmware-tools CD to your guest, then:

Paste this into your terminal:


This script accepts all the defaults and just installs the VMware tools sofware suit.

Shell script to temporarily disable iptables.

Here is a really simple shell scipt to disable iptables,

You can find it on my github, iptables-disable

Run this in your shell: