About Me

My name is Robert Nicholas Dill Jr. but you can call me Nick. I have completed lots of different projects in my life; anything from DIY home improvement projects, to working on boat engines, and even creating entirely new objects with my bare hands like a portable Boombox. No project is too big or too small. I like a challenge and I’m not afraid to give it to you straight.​

What I can do:

  • Computer Building or Repair
  • Network Installation (basic router setup, access point setup, cable runs, etc.)
  • Phone Repair (battery swaps, button replacements, minor water damage repairs, etc.)
  • Audio Equipment Installation (car, boat and home)
  • Soldering
  • Micro-controllers (Wiring of the device to other modules or accessories) 
  • General Tinkering and Repair
  • Networking Management (port forwarding, setting up VLANs, isolated networks, network monitoring, mac address filtering, nginx proxy management, etc.)
  • Remote Management (setting up VPN’s, remote desktop, etc.)
  • Experienced Coding Languages:
    • C/C++ 
    • Java
    • Javascript
  • Most Used Editors and IDE’s:
    • Arduino IDE
    • Atom
    • Eclipse IDE
    • Visual Studio Code
  • Experienced Operating Systems:
    • Windows
    • Unraid
    • Ubuntu Server
    • Ubuntu Desktop
  • Virtualization:
    • Dockers
    • Setting up and using VM’s
  • IoT and Home Automation:
    • Installing and setting up Internet of Thing devices (smart locks, smart doorbells, smart garage doors, etc.) 
    • Custom Node-Red Automatons
    • Home Assistant
      • Z-Wave, Zigbee, and WiFi devices
      • Advanced YAML editing
  • Wall Repair
  • Painting
  • Hanging Heavy Objects
  • Replacing or Installing Outlets and Switches
  • Installing Ceiling Fans
  • Hanging TV’s and Projectors
  • Installing OTA TV Antennas
  • In-wall cable runs
  • Minor Plumbing Work
  • Oil Changes
  • Brake Job
  • Coolant Flush
  • Car Door Lock Repairs
  • Battery Swaps
  • Alternator Swaps
  • Equipment Installation
    • Adding necessary relays & fuses for new equipment.
    • Hiding and securing cable runs.