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Smallest wire harness right angle connector ever is...?
lagger wrote:Ah yes, JST tools are silly expensive. Depending on the quantity you need, you could order cable assemblies instead. Yep - I've done the same in the past. Their...
Friday, 11 May 2012 - 15:38
Smallest wire harness right angle connector ever is...?
Chuck99 wrote:smkipus wrote:I'm stuck buying a million dollar tool now... oh well lol If you are talking about a crimper, check out this: It...
Friday, 11 May 2012 - 15:36
Smallest wire harness right angle connector ever is...?
toalan wrote:That JST SH stuff looks great, pricing also look very reasonable. JST is about as cheap as connectors come. I don't know of anybody that makes cheaper wire to board...
Thursday, 10 May 2012 - 16:13
Cool project: DIWire Bender
RickB wrote:Here is a video of a cnc wire bender for spring steel wire. It is used to make custom springs at high speed. It is so fast that it is difficult to follow the action....
Sunday, 6 May 2012 - 06:36
Building a capasitor.
mossige wrote:Jepael wrote:Charge transfer (Qtouch) method would be easier than converting that capacitance to frequency with an oscillator. Thanks (?). Qtouch are a new word for...
Thursday, 3 May 2012 - 23:17
Strange problem with 220V boost converter
Giorgos_K wrote:So, the problem of the original design seems to be existing at the gate driver stage, since the advertised total gate charge for the ST FET is 27 nC while it is...
Tuesday, 1 May 2012 - 19:27
Strange problem with 220V boost converter
OK - so an update: I switched in the AOD4S60. Circuit seemed to cool down a bit, though I forgot to measure it. Ringing definitely improved significantly. I also implemented a PID...
Tuesday, 1 May 2012 - 04:23
Nope - same problem. Just got this message: "Unable to enter programming mode. Verify interface settings, target power and connections to the target device." after it reported my...
Tuesday, 1 May 2012 - 03:04
Search Terms Needed to Find Small Run PCB Population
I've worked a lot with both Screaming Circuits in Canby, OR and Printed Circuits Assembly in Bellevue, WA. Both are very good.
Monday, 30 April 2012 - 23:03
RS-485 versus CAN
RS-422 if you need noise protection, RS-232 otherwise. RS-485 and CAN are both unnecessarily complicated for this application. Between those two - I'd probably go with RS-485 as...
Sunday, 29 April 2012 - 23:49
How to test posibly wonky power supplies?
I have been unable to get any nastiness out of either of them. The current sensor as well as the power light on one is not functional. But being that it's older than I am, I think...
Tuesday, 24 April 2012 - 03:09
Anyone has any experience with 18650 Li-Ion batteries ?
A colleague of mine bought a number of cheap 3Ah 18650s from China and they all turned out to be around 1-1.5 Ah even when measured at a low discharge rate. As for's...
Sunday, 22 April 2012 - 22:15