Dave lights up his new backyard deck with Cree XPG LEDs, and then winds up measuring the wind from a storm instead. And do you know the difference between efficiency and efficacy?
Are you a pessimist or an optimist?
Dave explains dB’s and how they are useful for us engineering types.
Can solar power hope beat out the engineering reality for Dave’s latest project?
Was Doc Brown right?
Can you power a small electronics project indoors using a modern high efficiency solar cell?
IXYS Solar Cell Datasheet: http://ixdev.ixys.com/DataSheet/XOB17-Solar-Bit-Datasheet_Mar-2008.pdf
Fluke 189/289 multimeter review and Fluke 87V Comparison
Fluke 189/289 Multimeter Review & Fluke 87V comparison
100% pure rant time.
Dave cuts lose on recruitment consultants, local component suppliers, and companies that make you register to get datasheets.
What have those wacky Germans been up to?
Dave reviews the German made Gossen Metrawatt XTRA Multimeter. Also known as the Dranetz BMI Drantech XTRA
In Australia you can get Gossen meters at http://www.zedflo.com.au
Dave checks out what all the fuss is about with the Arduino, contemplates the PICAXE, and cuts loose on die hard assembly language programmers.
All with no more silly 10 minute youtube time limit. (Sorry about the mains hum again)
Part two of Dave’s Logic Analyzer tutorial / monologue
Dave gives you the what, how, and why of Logic Analyzers.