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WARNING: ISP internet speed increase could lead to cable modem failures.


October 25, 2014, 8:54 am

Hello, I'd like to issue another warning: When your ISP increases your internet speed, your very old cable modem may fail eventually. It's processor will have to work harder, draws more power, i... Read more »

A little script for you raspi users


October 25, 2014, 8:09 am

mkdir /usr/local/sbin Put the script as /usr/local/sbin/show_system_info #!/bin/bash # ANSI escape code for for clear screen, bash understands this # clear screen echo -e Read more »

Film the inside of your cable modems ! (Reveal if fans are inside or not)


October 25, 2014, 7:45 am

Hello, Some of todays or future cable modems seem to contain a processor with a heatsink and a fan on top of it. Apperently gigabit ethernet speeds/wireless speeds might require either a proces... Read more »

Arduino FTDI driver issue with Windows update


October 25, 2014, 12:14 am

Lifted from another NG: Hi, I know there are several people here that work with Arduino microcontrollers. Just a heads up to a potential headache. === Windows Update drivers bricking USB serial ... Read more »

How to generate the differential and common for this circuit


October 25, 2014, 12:03 am

Could some electronics guru please provide some hints on the following. Recently, I came upon an interesting design of a balun device(please check URAL below) to provide inputs to say a differ... Read more »

Ping JL


October 24, 2014, 11:45 pm

Were you aware of this? http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/10/7-million-dropbox-usernamepasswor d-pairs-apparently-leaked/ ?-) Read more »

This could be welcome to some here.


October 24, 2014, 11:39 pm

http://www.infoworld.com/article/2834542/patents/rule-change-hits-trolls. html ?-) Read more »

And some more fun


October 24, 2014, 11:22 pm

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/10/03/hackers-attack-cracked-10-banks-in -major-assault/ ?-) Read more »

Baud rate with LED & Phototransistor (or diode)

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October 24, 2014, 5:53 pm

I need to make a device that's totally sealed, but is powered by, and communicates with, the outside world. For communications, I'm thinking along the lines of embedding IR LEDs and phototransis... Read more »

I'm must be a loser

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October 24, 2014, 5:15 pm

I got a summons for jury duty. I responded by email saying it would be a hardship because my wife and I are self employed, and the 70+ hours she would need to work is a hardship, yada, yada, yada... 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 »