A 38-year-old Dundee man has admitted downloading indecent images of children.
Edgars Gapserovics was living in Fintry Crescent when he was caught with the images, which police found as they examined his devices in relation to another matter.
There were four images classed as the most extreme category A, as well one in category B and three in category C.
Dundee Sheriff Court heard Gasperovics is now estranged from his family and is living at a farm on the outskirts of the city.
He has been placed on the sex offenders register and is awaiting background reports.
Sentencing was deferred until November 27.