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Boeing 737 Max software fix fails... again

June 27, 2019, 1:04 am

Just when you thought it was safe to fly again... It make me think that every time you add code to close a loop-hole, you open new, smaller loopholes around the boundaries. Clifford Heath. Read more »

Fresh setback for Boeing's 737 MAX

June 26, 2019, 11:27 pm

Similar fault to last time found in software: https://tinyurl.com/y4dcqwnb -- This message may be freely reproduced without limit or charge only via the Usenet protocol. Reproduction in whole o... Read more »

Re: 9-decade transimpedance amplifier

June 26, 2019, 5:52 pm

That could work, sort of. The beauty of the Eckel circuit is the substantial range of its overlapping simultaneous outputs, as you go through range changes. You won't be trying to digitiz... Read more »


June 26, 2019, 3:11 pm

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613838/ai-climate-change-machine-learning/ Are there some fundamental new principles to Artificial Intelligence? Seems to me like it's still just another heap of ... Read more »

Keypad to Wiegand Converter

June 26, 2019, 2:16 am

I'm seeking an existing matrix keypad to Wiengand converter board. (Building one in q10's is less attractive.) I found the MaCaPS one, anyone know of others? -- A host is a host from coast to co... Read more »

Mil-Max Zero Profile Press-Fit Receptacles Keep Components Flush

June 25, 2019, 4:23 pm

I've used other Mil-Max low profile. These may help with a new design in the pipe line. https://www.mill-max.com/products/new/zero-profile-press-fit-receptacles -- Chisolm Republic of Texas Read more »

what a horrible data sheet

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June 25, 2019, 12:34 am

https://www.diodes.com/assets/Datasheets/PI6C59S6005.pdf Is the thermal pad ground? Figs 1 and 2 make no sense. Not a lot makes sense. -- John Larkin Highland Technology, Inc picosecond... Read more »

No Glaciers? - No Problem

June 24, 2019, 12:14 pm

An ingenious idea to build artificial glaciers at lower altitudes using pipes, gravity and night temperatures could transform an arid landscape into an oasis https://www.theguardian.com/environment/... Read more »

JBD microLED 2 million nits, 10,000 DPI

June 24, 2019, 10:59 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52ogQS6QKxc Can you drive it? Regards, Boris Mohar Got Knock? - see: Viatrack Printed Circuit Designs (among other things) http://www.viatrack.ca void _-void-_ ... Read more »

OT: milestone, the x-Chapters

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June 24, 2019, 10:38 am

Last night we handed over finished latex and eps files, for AoE The x-Chapters, to our long-suffering editor at CUP. Amazing stuff * went in during the last 10 days, plus I get to make submi... Read more »

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STmicro acceleration/magnetic sensor LSM303DLH == LIS331DLH + HMC5834?

Just had a look at the LSM303DLH datasheet and had a déjà vu ;-) It looks like ST has simply put a LIS331DLH and a HMC5843 into one package. (The HMC lacks the built-in voltage regulator) All data ar... Read more »


LT Spice schmitt oscillator

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Does anybody have a working LT Spice netlist for a simple schmitt inverter/R-C oscillator? I tried one using the library schmitt inverter and get obscure sim errors, and I don't understand the HELP ... Read more »


propagation velocity experiment

This would involve CK722 transistors, slotline samplers, and pecan pralines [1]. Unit of measure would be kiloseconds. Let's see what happens. John [1] The crunchy kind, of course. Only Yankee touris... Read more »


How to isolate 5V and 12V circuit

Hello everyone, I have extend existing circuit design by adding a 12V relay to it. AT the moment both 5V and 12V circuit are side by side. This doesn't work well. Intermitent device failure happen. I... Read more »


DSP Device for Guitar Pedal Effect

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I was wondering what DSP chip would be appropriate for a guitar pedal effect. I need to sample the incoming signal preferably at 96kHz perform a simple numeric function upon each sample and output h... Read more »


rechargeable batteries

Hello How can I charge a rechargeable battery in the lab, what's the 'reverse connection'? Read more »


Tek TDS 744A -> TDS 784A upgrade hack!

Hi, all, Just wanted to report success in upgrading my TDS 744A scope (500 MHz, 2 gigasamples) to a much swoopier TDS 784A (1 GHz, 4 gigasamples). It now identifies itself as a TDS 784A everywh... Read more »


EPE TENS circuit.

Would anyone have a circuit for the EPE TENS machine ?. Cheers .... jk Read more »


Secure PIC programming

Hi We have customers using PICs who sometimes need to re-program them with updated firmware. It's inconvenient to have to ship the equipment back to a service centre, and most customers are quite... Read more »


Protection circuit to be used for a gate pulse of SCR

Hello, I am doing a project on a temperature control system.My controller has been designed in LabVIEW and I get a control signal of 0-5V output from DAQ which needs to be given as gate pulse to SCR.... Read more »