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EEVblog #1136 – Banksy Artwork Shredder – Part 2 (Still Trolling!)

Banksy posted an update video showing more of the prank build and the shredding mechanism. But he’s still trolling us!

Banky’s Directors Cut video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxkwRNIZgdY

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EEVacademy #9 – Implementing SCPI in C++

David explains how to implement a SCPI “Skippy” instrument control command parser in C++

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eevBLAB #55 – Solidworks Pricing is BULLSHIT!

Solidworks jack the prices up in different countries and force local dealers to sell at higher local prices, just because they are dicks.
I love how the Dassault Systèmes logo looks like BS!

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/eevblab/eevblab-55-solidworks-pricing-is-bullshit/

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EEVblog #1135 – Science Fair 200-in-1 with Sagan

Sagan builds a rain detector circuit with Dave’s original Science Fair Tandy / Radio Shack 200-in-1 electronics projects kit from the 1980’s, and testing it using Dave’s first multimeter!

Watch Sagan soldering for the first time!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjpUYGRXzRQ

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EEVblog #1134 – Dumpster Diving Teardown Tuesday

Dave got a tip-off on a dumpster full of instruments, so raced off to check it out, what will he find?

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EEVblog #1133 Mailbag Monday

Mailbag Monday, teardown bonanza!

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1133-mailbag-monday/

SPOILERS:
– West German Geiger Counter Teardown
– 6:35 Leo Bodnar Oscilloscope 40ps Pulse Generator for oscilloscope bandwidth measurement.
https://www.leobodnar.com
– 11:32 Pocket Sprite Keyring Gameboy Teardown
https://pocketsprite.com/
– 14:31 Defibrillator Simulator Teardown
– 21:23 – Philips CD Discman Teardown

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EEVblog #1132 – The 3 Cent Microcontroller!

Taking a look at a sub 3 cent microcontroller, and other obscure Chinese manufactures, how to find them, and were to get them in stock.

http://www.padauk.com.tw
https://lcsc.com

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EEVBlog #1131 – £1M Prank – Banksy Artwork Shredded! HOW?

A look at how the Banksy artwork prank “Girl with a Balloon” shredded itself moments after being sold for £1M at a Sotheby’s auction.
How long did it sit idle waiting to be triggered?, and was this actually possible?
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EEVblog #1130 – Mailbag Monday

More Mailbag Monday

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1130-mailbag-monday/

SPOILERS:
A-TEK AT-601 PC ISA Bus Design Breadboarding Tool
Gigatron TTL computer update
https://gigatron.io/
VintageTek museum XY demo board
https://www.ebay.com/str/vintagetek
1970’s Casio CQ-1 Calculator
Zofz PCB Gerber Viewer
https://www.zofzpcb.com/

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EEVblog #1129 – Creating a Nice Readable Schematic

How to turn a horrible unorganised schematic into a nice readable modular schematic with proper signal flow.
Tips on industry standard and expected layout techniques.

Using the open source Haasoscope oscilloscope as an example.
https://github.com/drandyhaas/Haasoscope

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