A blog so big it needed two parts.
This time it’s all about ceramic capacitors, and that mysterious thing of putting different value capacitors in parallel. Not to mention microphonics.
Dave attempts to give the low-down on different capacitor types in under 10 minutes, can he do it? (Hint – Dave likes to waffle…)
Dave goes Back to the Future and powers up his old 1980’s vintage Tandy 1000 computer.
Will it work?, will it choke?
And how to channel your inner Woz to design your own Turbo Board.
(Check out the ROM BIOS version 1.00.00 !!)
Dave gets disturbingly emotional about microcontroller datasheets and documentation.
Dave checks out an el-cheapo Jaycar lab power supply. What do you get for 150 bucks?
(Something went horribly wrong with the camcorder and the end summary didn’t get recorded, oops. It gets a thumbs sideways. Would have been better if it had better resolution on the adjustments, no overshoot, and Continue reading EEVblog #30 – Jaycar Bench Lab Power Supply Review
Dave cuts loose on the Golden Ear Audiophiles and all their Audiophoolery snake oil rubbish.
Directional cables, thousand dollar IEC power cables, and all that rubbish.
Monster Cable gets mostered.
Panasonic gets a serve too, or is that applause?
The Blue Jeans cable letter: http://www.audioholics.com/news/industry-news/blue-jeans-strikes-back
Dave goes nuts over dodgy product design decisions in Canon DV camcorders, Fluke multimeters, Timex watches, Princeton Tec LED lights, and PVR’s.
And how cool would it be to design farting gnomes?
Yes, it’s another round of Electronics Engineering job interview tips.
Techniques to help you stand out at the interview and secure that engineering job.
See Blog #7 for the previous bunch of tips.
(Note the record number of “you knows”!)
A tutorial about digital multimeter measurement display counts, accuracy, and calibration.
Dave solves the famous Infinite Resistor Puzzle, the old fashioned way…