Posted on December 19th, 2014 4 comments
Mailbag that’s not on a Monday, because Dave has been inundated with 35 packages!
Commodore Scientific Calculator Teardown
Philips FET VOM teardown
Control Elliott Veares’s Christmas Lights using X10
EEVblog #548 – EMC Pre-Compliance Conducted Emissions Testing:
Posted on December 13th, 2014 5 comments
Dave reviews the Analog Discovery 14bit 100MS/s USB oscilloscope and multi-function instrument from Digilent.
It has a 2-Channel Oscilloscope
2-Channel Waveform Generator
16-Channel Logic Analyzer
16-Channel Digital Pattern Generator
±5VDC Power Supplies
Network Analyzer with Bode, Nichols and Nyquist plots.
Posted on December 9th, 2014 7 comments
Posted on December 8th, 2014 4 comments
Dave dissects and then powers up the Tektronix TDS220 oscilloscope used in the Mud Run. Did it survive?
The Mud Run video
Posted on December 1st, 2014 8 comments
Dave shows you how to rework and replace a blown SSOP surface mount SMD chip with ChipQuik, solder wick, and drag soldering. And also mentions other methods using a hot air gun and pre-heater.
Can he fix the Back To The Future Time Circuits and restore the timeline to it’s original order?
Bonus rant about the lack of PDF schematics in Github projects.
Video of Dave blowing up the Time Circuits: