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ISIS Bombing Pilot Burning -> German Pilot Suicides.


March 26, 2015, 9:40 pm

Hi, I had a feeling something like this would happen. An aircraft crash. Why I didn't know exactly. In hind sight I think I now know why the german pilot commited suicide. The trigger was probabl... Read more »

Installing FTDI drivers?


March 26, 2015, 11:51 am

I want to experiment a little with Arduino. Apparently I need to install FTDI scandal. (Who knows by sight which chips are legitimate and which are counterfeit?) :: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/... Read more »

Why is the fuse blowing?


March 26, 2015, 11:30 am

http://i.imgur.com/tutmBjq.jpg Just had to share... Read more »

another pi/pie story

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March 25, 2015, 11:28 pm

Last Sunday, exactly a week after pi day, I decided to cook one on my semi-famous fruit pies, peach and blueberry. I was upstairs reading The Armada by Mattingly, a really good book, and running do... Read more »

Re: What kind of spectrogram is this, anyway... ?


March 25, 2015, 9:13 pm

I didn't think we were supposed to send images on this group. Gary Eickmeier Read more »

OT Dropbox sucking up internet bandwidth?


March 25, 2015, 1:11 pm

We have an external company takes care of our IT. Things have been slow sometimes lately and the IT guys asked if anyone had dropbox, which I do. They said that was a large part of the problem. ... Read more »

Shielded inductors.

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March 25, 2015, 12:56 pm

Simple question. I'm looking for a 100uH inductor in either a toroid or a pot core. (I'd like it shielded from outside interference.) Digikey lists no pot core inductors. Are the shielded on... Read more »

"12V Only" FCAL drives


March 25, 2015, 12:28 am

Hi, I was offered a couple of shelves (shelf's) of 500G drives (probably 16 per shelf?). But, they're all marked 12V only. I'm *guessing* this means they only draw power off the 12V supply (prob... Read more »

Group buy electronic complete for my robots project


March 24, 2015, 5:13 am

Recently I am building a project for a robot. But I find it hard and expensive to connect all the parts. Now we hope we can group buy electronic components at this site www.newsmartcom.com .If you ne... Read more »

wanted: DC socket with pigtail, not 5.5x2.x


March 23, 2015, 9:25 pm

today we had a customer on the other side of the world plug a 12V supply into a microcontroller that was expecting 5v. bad stuff happened. We send some equipemnt with a 12V supply and some with a... 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 »

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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 »

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Re: floppy drive emulator hardware usb or sdcard


On Apr 16, 11:53 am, alfons de wolf en e NoLife ;-) One possibility is a virtual drive. One, create a virtual drive in memory. Two, make an image of your floppy disc contents on a flash drive... Read more »