Dave demonstrates how much fussing around can be involved in selecting just a couple of cost optimised parts for a new design, using Digikey, Mouser, FindChips, Octopart and Atmel websites.
Drive time rant.
Dave is sick of getting emails asking if the cheap toy DSO nano and FPGA/PIC/AVR oscilloscope kits are worth buying.
Guess his response… answers by telepathy please.
Are Telstra (Bigpond), Australia’s largest Internet Service Provider deliberately throttling (capping) Youtube bandwidth on all of their plans? (even the best Bigpond Cable Elite plan)
UPDATE: The day after I posted this video Telstra contacted me and finally admitted the problem was systemic across all users and said they would fix, Continue reading Proof that Telstra Bigpond is Throttling Youtube Bandwidth in Australia?
Let’s destroy some multimeters and shoot some metal with Doug’s high energy 4KV capacitor discharge unit.
Visit Doug at www.dfad.com.au
Starring (in order of appearance):
– Adam as Han Solo
– Jimmy as Luke Skywalker
– Justin as (a beautiful) Princess Leia
– Frank as Lando Calrissian
Drive time rant.
Hardware vs Software, which one do you suck at?
On May 1st 2000 Bill Clinton turned off Selective Availability on the GPS system and commercial GPS as we know and appreciate it now was born. A truly red letter day.
On May 3rd 2000 Dave Ulmer placed the 1st Geocache or “Geo Stash” and Geocaching was born. Tupperware was never Continue reading EEVblog #82 – 10th Anniversary of GPS & Geocaching thanks to Bill Clinton
Dave reviews the Canadian Advance Devices Smart Tweezers LCD meter. What will he find? Does it cut the mustard?
Bonus LCR meter tutorial at the end.