About: Darian Cabot

Hardware and software engineer with experience in product development and building automation. Director at Cabot Technologies and Product Manager at NEX Data Management Systems.


Recent Posts by Darian Cabot

21 Mar 2018

Extech CO250 Review

Extech CO250 Kit 2

The Extech CO250 is a relatively cheap handheld air quality measurement device with decent features. It measures carbon dioxide (CO2), dry-bulb temperature, and relative humidity, and also provides calculated dew-point and wet bulb temperatures. After some searching I found what seems to be the OEM device which Extech rebadges. The original device seems to be […]

28 Dec 2017

Black-faced Cuckooshrike (Coracina novaehollandiae)

Black-faced cuckooshrike

I photographed this bird in a native garden in South Australia. Details Date 28 Dec 2017 @ 18:25 Location Mt Compass, South Australia, Australia Camera EK-GC200 ƒ/5.8 1/30 73.3mm ISO500 Copyright 2017 Darian Cabot More details Wikipedia

27 Dec 2017

New Holland honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae)

New Holland honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae)

I photographed these honeyeaters in a native garden in South Australia. Details Date 27 Dec 2017 Location Mt Compass, South Australia, Australia Camera (photo 1) EK-GC200 ƒ/5.5 1/15 57mm ISO100 Camera (photo 2) EK-GC200 ƒ/4.8 1/30 38.6mm ISO800 Copyright 2017 Darian Cabot More details Wikipedia

27 Jan 2017

Acorn woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus)

Acorn woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus)

I photographed this woodpecker in Los Angeles. Details Date 27 Jan 2017 @ 16:10 Location Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles, CA, USA Camera EK-GC200 ƒ/5.9 1/13 86.1mm ISO100 Copyright 2017 Darian Cabot More details Wikipedia

10 Oct 2016

SCA 300W Power Inverter

SCA 300W Power Inverter Review

In this video we take a detailed look at the SCA 300W Power Inverter and review its performance in detail! I explain what a modified sine wave inverter is and how it’s different from a pure sine wave inverter, and it best applications in the field. * This product was provided to us by Supercheap […]

3 Oct 2016

Hooded dotterel (Thinornis cucullatus)

Hooded dotterel or hooded plover (Thinornis cucullatus)

These hooded dotterels (or hooded plovers) photographed on Kanagroo Island Details Date 3 Oct 2016 @ 14:29 Location Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia Camera EK-GC200 ƒ/5.9 1/400 86.1mm ISO100 Copyright 2016 Darian Cabot More details Wikipedia

3 Oct 2016

Pied oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris)

Pied oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris)

Photographed on Kangaroo Island. Details Date 3 Oct 2016 @ 14:03 Location Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia Camera (photo 1) EK-GC200 ƒ/5.9 1/400 86.1mm ISO100 Camera (photo 2) EK-GC200 ƒ/5.9 1/320 86.1mm ISO100 Copyright 2016 Darian Cabot More details Wikipedia

2 Oct 2016

Electronic Clock Kit Build

NFM EC1515A Clock Kit Build

In this video I build an electronic clock kit! I attempt to do it with a cheap USB soldering iron, but don’t last long before switching back to the Hakko. I also offer a few soldering tips and useful tools and gear. It’s a decent little clock with animated LEDs, time, date, temperature, and light […]