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Time to Upgrade ?:-}

Started by Jim Thompson in sci.electronics.basics1 hour ago 22 replies

I think it's time I upgraded my 'Spice' machine... my present machine is as follows... no laughter please... I've successfully done at least at...

I think it's time I upgraded my 'Spice' machine... my present machine is as follows... no laughter please... I've successfully done at least at least 20 chip designs on this machine. What modern equivalent should I replace it with? ==================================== Computer Profile Summary Computer Name:Analog3 (in ANALOG) Profile Date:Wednesday, June 29, 2005 11:59:53 AM Opera...


Socket Question

Started by Jim Thompson in sci.electronics.basics10 hours ago 5 replies

Is there such a thing as a conventional light-bulb socket mountable to a PCB? ...Jim Thompson --...

Is there such a thing as a conventional light-bulb socket mountable to a PCB? ...Jim Thompson -- | James E.Thompson | mens | | Analog Innovations | et | | Analog/Mixed-Signal ASIC's and Discrete Systems | manus | | San Tan Valley, AZ 85142 Skype: skypeanalog ...


OT: Opinions about this situation?

Started by Jim Thompson in sci.electronics.basics1 day ago 27 replies

OT: Opinions about this situation?... An alternate question... at what frequencies are these "devices" controlled ?> :-} ...

OT: Opinions about this situation?... An alternate question... at what frequencies are these "devices" controlled ?> :-} ...Jim Thompson -- | James E.Thompson | mens | | Analog Innovations | et | | Analog/Mixed-Signal ASIC's and Discrete


4 AA extra power pack for smartphones & other USB devices?

Started by Adam Funk in sci.electronics.basics2 days ago 1 reply

Hi, I recently came across a "Rayovac Rescuer" in Target or somewhere similar. It has a USB power output which you can use to top up...

Hi, I recently came across a "Rayovac Rescuer" in Target or somewhere similar. It has a USB power output which you can use to top up a smartphone or similar device "in the field", & takes 4 AA cells --- either alkaline or rechargeable, but you can put rechargeables in it & use a USB cable to charge them up (I'm not sure if you use the same USB port for charging the batteries up as for dis...


Dummy AA Batteries

Started by Anonymous in sci.electronics.basics4 days ago 9 replies

Got this camera I finally figured out how to operate. Problem is it eats batteries. An alkalines you do not get that much. Now we got a box of...

Got this camera I finally figured out how to operate. Problem is it eats batteries. An alkalines you do not get that much. Now we got a box of rregular dry cells mainly for remotes and maybe flashlights, and I can barely gt three shots out of a pair. Well I am tired of this shit and now I want to go with something external, and of course the cord is lost. The batteries load end firs, one u...


OT: Scanner

Started by Jim Thompson in sci.electronics.basics1 week ago 23 replies

My 20-something year-old hp Scanjet 3970 died... or at least the wallwart outputs no juice, so it's a toss... scanner died and killed wallwart,...

My 20-something year-old hp Scanjet 3970 died... or at least the wallwart outputs no juice, so it's a toss... scanner died and killed wallwart, or it's just the wallwart.... it's the wallwart, found an equivalent in my junk box :-) But maybe it's best just to replace the scanner... given its age? What's the best scanner now-a-days? (I'm not impressed by those "all-in-one" machines.) ...


Detecting... load, current... um...

Started by Anonymous in sci.electronics.basics2 weeks ago 47 replies

Now sure how to describe the problem in few words, sorry. I have two circuit boards (to be designed), A and B. A has the power supply= . A and...

Now sure how to describe the problem in few words, sorry. I have two circuit boards (to be designed), A and B. A has the power supply= . A and B will be connected by a longish, 2 conductor wire. The wire will b= e used to supply 12V+ and ground from A to B. B has no other source of powe= r. B needs to signal A when something happens. For various reasons, I can't replace the wire with a...


OT: JV Team

Started by Jim Thompson in sci.electronics.basics2 weeks ago 18 replies

TENNESSEE TERROR: Gunman who killed 4 Marines in Chattanooga ID'd as Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez THE GUNMAN who opened fire on two...

TENNESSEE TERROR: Gunman who killed 4 Marines in Chattanooga ID'd as Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez THE GUNMAN who opened fire on two Chattanooga, Tenn., Navy training centers and killed 4 Marines, in what authorities called a possible 'act of domestic terrorism,' has been identified as Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez; Abdulazeez also died. Obama says 'lone gunman' behind Tenn. attack, vows ful...


AN: Spice Model Updated on my Website... Behavioral Diff Pairs

Started by Jim Thompson in sci.electronics.basics2 weeks ago

Spice Model Updated on my Website: See B_DIFF_PAIRS.zip on the Device Models & Subcircuits Page of my website. Improved/Updated (squirmy talk...

Spice Model Updated on my Website: See B_DIFF_PAIRS.zip on the Device Models & Subcircuits Page of my website. Improved/Updated (squirmy talk for serious bug fix ;-) Parameters added to match bipolar or CMOS behavior. Please direct all questions/comments/error-reporting via the E-mail (envelope) icon on my website or via the LTspice List. .....


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