Category Archives: Miscellaneous

EEVblog #1000 – Fundamental Mailbag Retro Teardown Shootouts are Bullshit

As the title says, kinda…
Dave answers the age old question, do single take videos really work?
No. No, they don’t.

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1000-fundamental-mailbag-retro-teardown-shootouts-are-bullshit/

SPOILERS:
Tutorial on turning two NPN transistors into a fast bidirectional zener impulse clamp.
A comparison of the low level signal noise on 11 different oscilloscopes.
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EEVblog #999 – Youtube Silver Award Live Subscription Counter!

Dave transformed his boring Youtube Silver Play Button Award into a cool retro nixie tube live subscription counter!

The final video in a 7 part series on this construction project:
Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvOlSehNtuHutdg1kZkG7aAYhjoJnk2fc

And some amazing Youtube statistics.

My Youtube channel ranking is tanking and I LOVE IT!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGVdHM_iul0

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EEVblog #998 – How To Program ESP8266 WiFi With Arduino

How to connect and use the low cost ESP8266 WiFi module with the Arduino environment.
How to connect with a Youtube API to retrieve channel statistics, using JSON on the Wemos D1 Mini.

Nixie Tube Project Part 7

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-998-how-to-program-esp8266-wifi-with-arduino/

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EEVblog #997 – How To Solder Surface Mount Components

Soldering the Nixie Tube display PCB. How to do drag and dab soldering to make surface mount parts soldering easy.
Also a look at the Elecrow blank prototype PCB quality.
Jump to 3:36 for the soldering tutorial

Part 6 of the Nixie Tube project

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-997-how-to-solder-surface-mount-components/

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EEVblog #996 – What Is The CE Mark On A Product?

What does the CE mark on a product actually mean?
How do you get one?
What is it NOT?
What is a Declaration Of Conformity?
There might more to this mark than you realised!

The FCC mark is also discussed.

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-996-what-is-the-ce-mark-on-a-product/

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WARNING! – Youtube Content ID Phishing SCAM!

Youtube content creators, beware of this nasty and clever phishing scam that tries to get your Youtube login name and password using a fake content ID claim on your video.

Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/warning!-youtube-content-id-phishing-scam!/

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OWON 14bit XDS3202A Oscilloscope Unboxing & First Impressions

An unboxing anf first impression of the OWON 14bit XDS3202A Oscilloscope.
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EEVblog #995 – Power Supply Sequencing

Dave shows how to do power supply MOSFET rail switching and demonstrates and discusses why supply sequencing might be needed.

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RF Test Chips Under The Microscope

A look at some RF test engineering sample chips (Nordic Semiconductor?) under the Olympus microscope.
Thanks to Uwe Zimmermann:
http://katalog.uu.se/profile/?id=N3-1095
Sent into the previous Mailbag
Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/rf-test-chips-under-the-microscope/

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EEVblog #994 – CERN/Fermilab Particle Accelerator Boards!

Amazing mailbag dumpster find!
Boards for particle accelerator testing at CERN and Fermilab found in a dumpster at the The Svedberg Laboratory in Sweden:
http://www.tsl.uu.se/
Designed by Lecroy!

Also a look at FASTBUS, VME, CAMAC modular crate electronics.

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-994-cernfermilab-particle-accelerator-boards/

LINKS:
http://teledynelecroy.com/lrs/dsheets/1881m.htm
http://cdn.teledynelecroy.com/files/manuals/1872aman.pdf
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