HP Laserjet P3005: fuser disassembly and gear kit replacement

Here’s how to disassemble the fuser on an HP LaserJet P3005 printer, and replace the gear kit (which is a part that fails often, reference CB414-67923). First remove the sliding plastic part at the back of the printer, then remove these two screws : Then remove the big plastic panel, bottom first so it disengages…

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iReport: adding QRCode to Jasper reports the easy way

After testing various complicated solutions to embed a QR Code into iReport Jasper reports, the easiest way I’ve found is this: 1) Put ZXing’s Core and JavaSE jars in the classpath (using Tools/Options/Classpath if compiling locally, or the classpath property if using Ant and net.sf.jasperreports.ant.JRAntCompileTask) ZXing Core jar ZXing JavaSE jar 2) Add an image…

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How to add the ATV4 orbit data to Stellarium

(English version – see also French version) ESA’s ATV-4 Albert Einstein was successfully launched yesterday and is now orbiting Earth for nine days prior to its automated rendez-vous with the International Space Station. As for each satellite, it has TLE (Two-Line element) data publically available and it can be downloaded from celestrak.com for example…

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