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Power Supply feedback
Hi All,   I have had this supply in my cart for a long time, it is on a lightning deal with a fair discount, but I wanted to get the group's opinion before getting one....
Saturday, 21 January 2017 - 19:56
N00B Scope question(s) (Rigol DC1054Z)
My scope was delivered on Monday. It's sure nice. Now what? ;-)   Actually, a couple more directed questions...   I watched the EEVBlog about not blowing up your scope (...
Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 20:24
Eagle flash sale.
I do not own, nor am I affiliated with Eagle. Just wanted to share. Apologies if considered spam... Hello! Discover the easy-to-use PCB design tool solution used by hundreds of...
Friday, 27 May 2016 - 14:13
Resistor Values Computation: Super-annoying consequence of human perception?
The simple purity of mathematics tells us that:    pow(1.212, 5) = 2.615249328    which rounds to 2.6   yet IE IEC 60063 tells us that it rounds to 2...
Saturday, 30 April 2016 - 03:54
*Standard* voltages
Of course I know of many common voltages that seem to be industry standard either formal or informal -- 3.3, 5, 9, 12, 15, 120, 240, etc... --, I was curious as to how often other...
Friday, 29 April 2016 - 14:11
You want to make my transistors how...?!?
I have not yet been able to read the full article as yet, but sounds really intriguing.   http://arstechnica.com/science/2...      
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 - 18:22
well that was just dumb
Finally eke out some time to work with my project, decide to upgrade AS. Now my STK500 is not recognized. Doh.   Searching the forms and the interwebs.   Just wanted to...
Monday, 11 April 2016 - 18:55
Ohm's Law / EE equations work problems (was E I R P quizzes / problems for study)
Looking for a source that has quizzes and / or work problems around Ohm's law and the other equations used in EE.   Working through NEETS is fun, and I'm learning a lot, but...
Friday, 1 April 2016 - 15:11
Schematic Review: L293D-based motor control
Lifted from a SparkFun article. I have this working on a proto board, but wanted to generate the schematic and ultimately a board. Still getting used to Eagle.   
Saturday, 26 March 2016 - 01:23
Atmel-ICE adapter arrived
I can debug (Yay!! ??)   That really is a money grab. Almost the price of the interface for a tiny breakout board, a cable that came with the interface ()at least I have two...
Thursday, 24 March 2016 - 01:28
Board layout question
I was just perusing the forums and read this post: https://www.avrfreaks.net/forum/s...   and had a question about the portion circled in red. Is there a reason why you...
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 - 21:32
Using sockets for SMD and other non-through-hole components
Aside from the obvious consideration of cost, are there any real advantages to using a socket instead of soldering surface mount components directly to a board?   I have not...
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 - 21:22