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Tube amp question


October 10, 2018, 9:05 pm

I see lots of tube amps with the tubes mounted such that they point down. This means all the heat rises up into the chassis. This seems counter-intuitive to me. All those components baking all the ... Read more »

The Tesla Spirit Radio - Full Spirit Communication Test


September 29, 2018, 5:02 pm

The Tesla Spirit Radio - Full Spirit Communication Test -- @~@ Remain silent! Drink, Blink, Stretch! Live long and prosper!! / v Simplicity is Beauty! /( _ ) May the Force and farce... Read more »

Millman - Microelectronics digital and analog circuits and systems by Thoma...


September 29, 2018, 1:55 pm

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Single phase VFD-nevermind


September 28, 2018, 6:27 pm

Last time I looked, which was several years ago and for a different reason, I found nothing. Today I found them and they are cheap. I shoulda looked before posting. Sorry, Eric Read more »

VFD for single phase induction motor?


September 28, 2018, 6:24 pm

Is this possible? I have a customer, a glass artist, who uses several very nice but old glass grinding machines. There are only 4 speeds on these machines and he would really like more speeds. He h... Read more »

mechanics of materials james gere 5th edition


September 28, 2018, 9:23 am

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Mechanics of Fluids , By Victor Streeter , 9th ed


September 28, 2018, 8:47 am

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x100 'scope probe


September 25, 2018, 2:34 pm

I was thinking of making a DC (slow) x100 'scope probe by adding a series 100 meg ohm resistor. Any thing I should look out for? George H. Read more »

Simplest, cleanest, push button debouncer?


September 12, 2018, 4:54 pm

Is there any consensus on the neatest circuit to take a noisy push button signal and output a clean rectangular pulse? Searching through my ancient (paper) files I found dozens, but my scribbled n... Read more »

Re: Are self-driving cars also a kind of robots?


September 10, 2018, 6:54 pm

On Mon, 10 Sep 2018 13:32:46 +0800, Mr. Man-wai Chang I think that rather depends on your definition of robot. A self driving car is limited to driving, navigation, communication and telling you ... Read more »

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Max Frequency of SM 118A counter?

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Anyone know the maximum frequency of a Heathkit SM-118A? I have been all over Google with little luck. One guy said it would go to 1 GHz maybe 2 GHz, I don't think so. ... Read more »

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Best Light for reading?


When choosing a Flourescent Bulb for a Task Light what is the best for reading.......my choices are 2700 Kelvin, 3000, 3500, or 4100..... Read more »

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How do you test a capacitor?

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Just bought a generator and it failed within two hours of usage. Mfg. say maybe capacitor and will ship a new one. But am not sure. I have a voltmeter with capacitor readings. Know how to test for re... Read more »

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Satellite radio - radio validation


I'm curious, can someone provide a simple several paragraph, basic explanation of how satellite radio authentication works? eg. If the radio is only a receiver and I cancel my subscription how does ... Read more »

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Where to buy a small wheel hub motor?


Specifically, where can I buy a high quality small wheel hub motor (with wheel) like the one used for powered Trikkes? http://www.trikke.com/hd_2/Refurbished-Trikkes/Tribred-E-Kit-Upgrade http://www... Read more »

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Soldering Copper to Phosphor Bronze


Does anyone know if soldering copper wire to Phosphor-Bronze make a solid and reliable electrical connection? Would it make much of a difference if the copper wire is stranded or solid? If there is a... Read more »

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Software for PIC 16F876


Hello, I want to built a simple datalogger with a PIC 16F876, and found a nice schema on the net. My problem: te software (source) is written in C, but i need a hex files to program the PIC processor... Read more »

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Thought experiment-will this work?


I think I pretty much understand how induction motors work. A typical single phase motor has a start winding that is approximately in quadrature electrically to the run winding. This provides the p... Read more »

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UCANDO videos


If anyone has any old ucando videos on the subject of AC or DC or power supplies or amplifiers or any basic stuff and you want to sell them, at a resonable used price, I'd be interested. I'm just ... Read more »

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will shortening a soldering iron heating rod cause a problem?


I need to shorten the end of my solder iron so i have more control of direction and make it more like a pen.....can i cut it down so my fingers are nearer the tip without causing a problem.....though... Read more »