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Dead plasma blues
The usual culprit in switching power supplies would be the capacitors. Take a quick look at them, and see if any of them are bulged or burst. I have acquired more than one dead...
Sunday, 17 January 2010 - 07:21
WinAVR avrdude & USB
I found a quick and easy workaround... I copied avrdude.exe and avrdude.conf from an older version, and all is well.
Saturday, 16 January 2010 - 10:54
WinAVR avrdude & USB
Huh... I guess my search-fu is weak, I didn't see other threads. I'll have to go look some more...
Saturday, 16 January 2010 - 10:27
zero-ripple DC-DC boost
One more thought: Do a multi-phase converter. Throw three or six phases at it. Definitely overkill, but it is an option.
Saturday, 16 January 2010 - 09:50
Toner Transfer Method: Try number 1
newbie123 wrote: If you are skipping this step, your boards must be brand new. The were purchased on eBay, and have sat around for a few years. But it's awfully dry where I live...
Wednesday, 4 February 2009 - 17:55
On and Off time....
The limiting factor will likely be your external circuitry - characteristics of the outside components to which you are connecting the pin, as well as the parasitic capacitance...
Monday, 2 February 2009 - 20:22
Toner Transfer Method: Try number 1
It looks like you scratched the crap out of the board, that kind of abrasion is not necessary. I *used* to scrub lightly with a scotch-brite abrasive pad, but found that I could...
Monday, 2 February 2009 - 20:13
Where to buy SMALL stepper motors?
I don't know how many you need, but discarded inkjet printers can be a good source of steppers. In fact, I think I have a stepper just under 1"x1" that is 1.8 degrees floating...
Friday, 2 January 2009 - 02:21
30V isn't that high... POE is 48V. :D
Monday, 29 December 2008 - 07:25
"magnetic field" damaging the flash?
You probably already know this, but any change with respect to the magnetic field - strength, direction, etc., will induce current - and with that strong of a field, it will...
Friday, 12 December 2008 - 19:40
Stepper motor problem: can't find the shop
I think he means the brushless motors that were discussed recently. Try
Sunday, 30 November 2008 - 01:07
Where 433MHZ apps end and where 2.4GHz Apps start? Or vs
In this case, I don't think that frequency will make a terrible difference, all of the metal and obstacles will have an overwhelming impact on signal. For that reason, the winner...
Thursday, 27 November 2008 - 03:11