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It started heating water without being turned on, just plugged in - which was a pain as tonight's supper was in it defrosting, and didn't need heating to over 90C for a few hours. And herself was going to cook a beef joint in it tomorrow.
Long story short: it's dead dead - the electronic controls have died, but the PSU is fine. I found it was held together with tamper proof screws, so I took it apart on the basis that there must be something interesting in there if they don't want me to look...
So I've had to get another: Anova Precision Cooker[^] - which is my first IoT device (and quite possibly my last if I get my way.) Thing is, I can see a point to this being IoT - you can control it from your phone so you can start it cooking so it's ready when you get home.
But pricing is a joke: the same device is from £164 (second hand) on Amazon, to £99 + £23.50 delivery on Fleabay from Lithuania. But ... direct from the manufacturer, it's $99 and free delivery from the Netherlands, 3 - 6 business days. Or I could add £16.50 for DHL delivery ... in 3 - 7 business days. Hmmmm....
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the $1 shop has sets of drivers for them things and over 1000 sellers on ebay that'll sell a full set for a few dollars free postage from China, cant really call them "tamper proof" any more, more damn annoying trying to figure out which bit to use.
In fact star slot bolts are quite common on everything from bicycles to heavy machinery - not to be tamper proof, rather
- for small bolts/screws the star shape is a more resistant to over torque damage (rounding), and
- sometimes to differentiate bolts purposes' such as on bikes the hydraulic brake oil resevoir cover will be a star whereas the fixing bolts are usually hex/allen.
A lot of [Chinese] machine assembled electronic items such as your PSU most likely also used them for the better torque handling, often the bolts/screws are made from low grade cheap [soft] aluminium alloys, and they also can handle a higher margin of size error compared to the allen and philips. (Most of these things are fully machine assembled, millions of units per month.)
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