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EEVblog #1140 – 3 CENT Micro LED Blinky with ICE!

Getting the 3 cent Padauk microcontroller to blink a LED.
Or at least the in-circuit emulator blinking a LED with C.

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EEVblog #1139 – TCXO Oven Oscillator Repair

Well, repair-ish. Fixing the Systron Donner oven crystal oscillator.

Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1139-tcxo-oven-oscillator-repair/

Gravity detection using a frequency counter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zILwgQhjC_Q

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EEVblog #1138 – Systron Donner Counter Teardown

Teardown Tuesday
An early 1970’s Australian made Systron Donner Nixie tube display counter/timer.

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FranLab Evicted!

Fran Blanche is getting rather forcefully evicted from her lab, so FranLab has to relocate everything, and soon!
Help her out on her GoFundMe here:
https://www.gofundme.com/franlab-needs-a-new-home/
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EEVblog #1137 – Mailbag Monday

Mailbag Monday

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1137-mailbag-monday/

SPOILERS:
https://www.pirlcharger.com/
12:20 iTron VFD Displays
16:06 Oscilloscope Component Tester
22:23 Random Chinese Mailbags

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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!

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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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