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OT: "Your" money and Duped by the Soviets

November 23, 2017, 2:12 am

Duped by the Soviets When thinking about the likely fate of our global paper currency standard, consider 'this little-known piece of historical trivia: Both of the main architects of the world's c... Read more »

UV laser pointer ...

November 22, 2017, 6:47 pm

UV laser pointer ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ONp_McwJS0 Read more »

OT: Oops

November 22, 2017, 6:46 am

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that serial terminal program

November 22, 2017, 4:36 am

Here's the cleaned-up version of my simple Windows serial terminal program. https://www.dropbox.com/s/853rhe21xzqpjz5/SCUT3.zip?dl=0 -- John Larkin Highland Technology, Inc trk jlarkin att ... Read more »

Mounting Straps?

November 21, 2017, 9:02 pm

Do standard mounting straps exist for mounting this... I want to mount it under a cabinet. ...Jim Thompson -- Those [of us] who dream... Read more »

OT: Stupid Party Gets Smart

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November 21, 2017, 3:45 pm

Stupid Party Gets Smart... ...Jim Thompson -- Those [of us] who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dre... Read more »

OT: Accounts and no accounts

November 21, 2017, 6:13 am

Fictional scenario: company X makes a thousand Doozies(TM) in 2010 at a cost of $100 each and places a retail price of $500. The Doozies(TM) start selling in fits and bursts over seven years... Read more »

BGA soldering debate

November 20, 2017, 11:15 pm

If a BGA has lead-free balls, is it OK to solder it with leaded solder, using a temperature profile that melts the solder on the board, but doesn't melt the ball? Seems OK to me; we're soldering t... Read more »

LiPo charging

November 20, 2017, 8:24 pm

Can I use the same charger I use for my 18650 batteries with a LiPo battery? LiPo battery is 500 mah. Charger puts out 450 ma. Thanks. Read more »

Not sure about Manufacturers response

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November 20, 2017, 6:14 pm

I ask Laird EMI Products a question about a graph of Z regarding their Ferrite beads made to choke coax. Each bead has between 9 and 62 ohms Z. (depends on geometry) Here's the graph on page 3.> ... 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 »


rechargeable batteries

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


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 »


2.5KVA transformer on square wave 1000hz mains

I just bought a 50/60 hz transformer rated 575VAC pri to 230VAC sec rated at 2.5KVA on ebay. I remember reading some time ago that transformer companies rated their transformers to 1000 hz. I'm needi... 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


micropower boost circuit

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I need a DC to DC boost circuit with an output defined not with respect to ground, but with respect to the input, which is variable. Output about 15 volts above the input, over a wide range -- f... Read more »


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 »