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Source for graphic display


October 30, 2014, 1:37 pm

Looking for LCD graphic display approximately 6 inches by 1.5 inches (150 mm by 30 mm). High-resolution not required; I'm apparently limited by my size requirements. I don't see anything more t... Read more »

Just for fun, Satellite watching


October 30, 2014, 11:57 am

Hi all, I occasionally visit the local marina in the evening and watch a satellite pass over, usually people there and I tell them what's going to happen, they seen to get a kick out of it. Tu... Read more »

OT chaos


October 29, 2014, 11:49 pm

Horns are blowing, people are screaming, illegal fireworks are being discharged. Something must have happened. -- John Larkin Highland Technology, Inc jlarkin att highlandtechnology dott... Read more »

Is eternal-september working?


October 29, 2014, 9:59 pm

I can't seem to access newsgroups through eternal-september. Their web site is working and reports that their servers are up. I get an NNTP error with Thunderbird. Is it eternal-september or maybe... Read more »

OT, plea for money, but worthwhile IMHO


October 29, 2014, 5:44 pm

If you want to be part of something high (as opposed to big): -- Tim Wescott Wescott Design Services http://www.wescottdesign.com Read more »

Surface-mount package cross reference


October 29, 2014, 2:00 pm

As near as I can tell, a TO-236-3, SC-59, SOT-23, and SOT-23-3 are all the same package. Ditto TO-243AA and SOT-89-3 Et cetera, for other package designators -- there seem to be so many standar... Read more »

Lorenz Field Coil Array - Opinions?


October 28, 2014, 10:27 pm

A friend of mine sent this picture of strangely series-connected coils that he is claiming unusual effects from. https://app.box.com/s/4qh2whx6xksonooch7zq The verrtical coils are wound on steel c... Read more »

Can the wave function of an electron be divided and trapped (article)


October 28, 2014, 9:58 pm

Hi, This article seems pretty intriguing, as an explanation for a phenomenon that occurs when electrons are shot into liquid helium. The electrons apparently break up into smaller size things and... Read more »

Question regarding switch simulation.


October 28, 2014, 4:33 pm

Hi. I have one handheld barcode scanner that is activated on button press. Now the problem is this button press because i need that the scanner is activated only when someone puts some barcode in... Read more »

Plasma transistor


October 28, 2014, 3:56 pm

Have you heard of plasma transistors?: University of Utah. (2014, March 20). Tiny transistors for extreme environs: Engineers shrink plasma devices to resist radiation. ScienceDaily: http://www.s... Read more »

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Visio logic symbols

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Does anyone know of a location from which to download simple logic symbol shapes for Visio (and gate, or gate, etc)? Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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Making piezo louder


David, Making an effective piezo drive circuit is about 10% of the work. The resonant cavity design and mounting technique of the piezo is the other 90%. You need to know how the piezo will vibrate... Read more »

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is the hendershot generator ad a scam?

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is it a scam? Will it work in a residential home ? Read more »

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C programming question for Arduino

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I'm wanting to make timers that work like PLC timers, a condition comes true, a preset period of time later code is executed. It would be something like: void mytimer(bool enable, long preset) void ... 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 ... Read more »

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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 »

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rechargeable batteries


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

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Re: Strange control problem -- SOLVED!!! -- 3 phase "firing system&quo...


Glen, I solved the mystery. (about the firing system tripping on overcurrent with small currents, on a 200A welder) Here's what it was all about: The current sensor (connected to DC shunt) was NOT, ... Read more »