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Do you personally use a plastic solderless breadboard? [86 replies]

Posted by Don Kuenz - 3 hours ago

Do you personally use a plastic solderless breadboard for your prototypes? http://www.ebay.com/sch/items/?_nkw=solderless+breadboard If not, what do you use for your prototypes? TIA. -- ...Do you personally use a plastic solderless breadboard?

Widlar's Early Treatise on Semiconductors [21 replies]

Posted by Jim Thompson - 14 hours ago

Widlar's Early Treatise on Semiconductors, so large a file to E-mail, I put it up on my website so you can download it... ...Jim Thompson -- | Ja...Widlar's Early Treatise on Semiconductors

Punching "Nylon" Wall Plates [21 replies]

Posted by Jim Thompson - 23 hours ago

I have some blank wall outlet cover plates, claiming to be "nylon". Do you think I could punch a hole thru one of these with a chassis punch, or is it likely to shatter? ...Punching "Nylon" Wall Plates

"Introduction to Semiconductor Devices" by Widlar - Anybody Has This Book? [15 replies]

Posted by Anand P. Paralkar - 1 day ago

Hello everyone, Has anybody read the book "Introduction to Semiconductor Devices" by Robert J. Widlar (Bob Widlar)? I am enthused by the comments about this book by Bo Lojek, (author..."Introduction to Semiconductor Devices" by Widlar - Anybody Has This Book?

Non Ohmic Constant Voltage Drop "Resistor" [38 replies]

Posted by Bret Cahill - 2 days ago

Most resisters follow ohm's law. The higher the current the greater the voltage drop. Is there any passive device in electronics where the voltage drop is constant no matter the current? Bret...Non Ohmic Constant Voltage Drop "Resistor"

New Simulation Tool Posted to my Website

Posted by Jim Thompson - 3 days ago

LogicStepTable.pdf on the Simulation Tools & Macros Page of my website. Simulate a uP/uC stepping control signals into your Analog circuitry. You just set VH and VL to your liking, fill ...New Simulation Tool Posted to my Website

Visibility-duty cycle relation with LEDs [9 replies]

Posted by Pimpom - 4 days ago

I want to make a 1W red LED blink at ~1 Hz. Providing the best possible visibility from a distance is vital and takes precedence over consideration of power consumption. Nevertheless, I'd like t...Visibility-duty cycle relation with LEDs

2000 Ford Ranger starting problem [17 replies]

Posted by Bill Bowden - 5 days ago

I've had this intermittent problem for over a year now where I turn the key and nothing happens. No click from the solenoid, all lights lit on the dash and total silence, no engine cranking. It wo...2000 Ford Ranger starting problem

RRIO OpAmp Recommendation? [15 replies]

Posted by Jim Thompson - 6 days ago

I need a rail-to-rail I/O OpAmp, 5V Vcc is fine, slow speed setting a current mirror. What would you guys in the discrete world recommend as being well-behaved, no peculiarities, etc? (And readi...RRIO OpAmp Recommendation?

Electronics science or art [16 replies]

Started by Unknown 7 days ago

I need to explain if electronics is science or art. Or part science and part art. Which part is science and which part is art? Thanks in advance. ...Electronics science or art

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