Diodes and Bridge rectifiers can have many shapes and sizes. Here are a few of the more common ones you might encounter.
In this supersized lecture length episode, Dave foolishly attempts to explain how to design an example product (the uCurrent) from start to finish.
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Dave hasn’t sold out and is still doing, well, the same old stuff a year later…
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The ingenious EEVblog viewers have finally cracked the Rigol DS1052E Oscilloscope. All you need is a serial port cable and you can turn your 50MHz DS1052E into the 100MHz DS1102E.
Dave shows you step-by-step how easy it is, and that it does actually Continue reading EEVblog #70 – Turn your Rigol DS1052E Oscilloscope into a 100MHz DS1102E (Hack)
Dave goes on holidays to Hawaii and rants a little bit about a variety of things, yet ultimately manages to tie Sex Toys, big Telescopes, Cable TV, NTSC, UHF Modulation, Renewable Power Generation, and bad product design together in the one blog.
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In this video I showed an actual repair I did on one of my customers TVs. At the bottom of this info section I list all the part I used Continue reading LCD TV Repair made easy # 10
Another drive-time rant.
Dave laments the difference between designing oscilloscopes and selling them.
Seek and ye shall find.
Dave does a teardown of the Princeton Tec EOS headlamp and mods it with a new Cree XPG LED.
Throw in a quick reverse engineer of the circuit, gratuitous scope shots, torturing a thermistor, a practical demonstration of why you really do need 5 multimeters on your bench, and as usual Continue reading EEVblog #67 – Hacking the Princeton Tec EOS LED Headlamp with a Cree XPG
Dave goes on a several hundred km adventure in order to completely destroy the Fluke 28-II multimeter.
Short of blowing it up with explosives, will he succeed, or will it live to measure another day?