Tag: Equipment

BTF – New PC Alert!

Hello Internet,

You are cordially invited to attend the retirement party of R&D’s workstation, this mustard color case resembles Dwight Schrute (from you know where) is our workhorse doing all kinds of work since 2006. Here are a few photos from Flickr we took back then when we first bought the components.


Throughout the years, most of the components lasted and we only had to replace the power supply and video card.

Front of a completed case

Last Minute Power Supply

In this blog, we talk about a recent photography project turned into a power supply building frenzy.

New to us, the project involved some product photography work. With no experience, the team scrambled to assemble light box, staff brought in their own camera from home. While we thought we have everything ready, we noticed nowadays digital cameras do not come with AC power supply. This is absurd!

An introduction of professional tools for hobby community – Part 3


Using computer, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and modeling software; Not only we can visualize our design, we now can test, assemble and see how the parts fit before we start making them. Dramatically reduce error and bad design as a result. In this blog, we want to assist beginners by sharing our views on using these technologies, knowing the basics and transitioning your design from screen to a real part.

An introduction of professional tools for hobby community – Part 2

Welcome back!

Following a successful Part 1, we will show you more measuring tools, followed by some milling and lathe operations.

Note that our post is written as a general intro for our hobby community, we are using our own tools from Binary Taskforce R&D lab for simplicity reason. Hope our write up can provide assistance to you in the future for your RC modeling and hobby needs. Please visit our Flickr page for larger photos.


An introduction of professional tools for hobby community

Hello Readers,

Various tools and machinery can be found in our Binary Taskforce (Research and Development) lab, we use these equipment on a daily basis for company research, prototyping and product designs. As RC model and hobbies are getting more advanced, many of these tools are now being used in the RC field, we see a lot of them being used and discussed in RC forums and web sites.

For helping those new to the RC model hobby, we decided to write up a quick introduction and basic how-to on these tools. This is our way to contribute, we hope you find it useful.

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