Category Archives: Lab Stuff

Hacked! The Ultrospec 1100 pro Admin Password

Case report: Got a used Ultrospec1100pro UV/Vis spectrophotometer. Of course, it came without logs and docs. It seems to be fully functional, as expected and as promised. But as usual, the Devil was hiding in the Details, despite finding the … Continue reading

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Resurrecting a VWR Galaxy 14D Benchtop Centrifuge

It had been advertised as “does not power on” and I got it pretty cheap on eBay, below 100USD including shipping from the U.S. to this beautiful country.  Assuming the usual culprits for a “complete failure”, when the cosmetics are … Continue reading

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