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MAX4617 availability
@Peter, Thanks for the useful information on the '+'. I will ask for expedited delivery next time. Where can I get the Fedex acct. number?
Friday, 9 October 2009 - 00:20
What is the large capacitor called?
Nice picture of a cap ready to explode over here: [url] [/url] By the way that is a nice tutorial if you want to build a simple power supply (...
Thursday, 8 October 2009 - 18:18
MAX4617 availability
Wow I didn't know Maxim was that bad. Will remember it next time. @UnixWhore, I am using this more as a switch because I am sending a signal from input to output only when the...
Thursday, 8 October 2009 - 00:47
Understanding STK500
Thanks,Johann that helps a lot. Yes, I have the STK501 as well. I was just curious if all those floating lines (the ones which will not have a processor plugged in) can cause...
Thursday, 8 October 2009 - 00:43
MAX4617 availability
Thanks,Damien. I guess you guys are right. I found it the hard way. Maybe I will get my samples after the project has been deployed. :)
Wednesday, 7 October 2009 - 12:34
MAX4617 availability
The thing is I am looking for something less than 10-15 ohms ON resistance which the MAX4617 has. I do have a 74HC4051 so I am going to give it a try. I am in the US, so any other...
Wednesday, 7 October 2009 - 03:34
Will max232 work with USB-RS232 cable?
I have used a USB to Serial converter cable (with the proper drivers installed) along with MAX232. Check out the sparkfun tutorial. I bought the parts mentioned in the tutorial,...
Tuesday, 6 October 2009 - 03:44
file system based API function calls for MCU
Wow,jayjay is that a real resignation letter? That letter should open any manager's eyes. It is a classic example of how things work. Wonder if that will ever change. And then...
Tuesday, 6 October 2009 - 01:56
please help! [set port for input]
Should be set by default as an input. But you can always do it explicitly with DDRD = 0x00.
Monday, 5 October 2009 - 00:34
ESD diode drop measurement
@alwelch, That is exactly what I am using to test. @bpaddock, Thanks, that is useful piece of info. Anyway I have got it working. I have to make some refinements but the concept...
Sunday, 4 October 2009 - 04:09
Bridge rectifier
@John, Yes I have been using that configuration for my breadboard circuits. My main purpose in using a similar design is so that I can connect any of those barrel connectors (...
Friday, 2 October 2009 - 13:00
Soldering companies?
Yes I was just kidding. :) But that is some interesting info. Didn't know CO and CO2 were also involved in the mix. Wouldn't lead oxide be just as harmful?
Wednesday, 30 September 2009 - 23:25