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EEVblog #1112 – Vintage Computer Warehouse Diving!

The Australian Computer Museum Societies’ warehouse has to shut down next week, so Dave goes warehouse diving. If you know of someone willing to donate warehouse space in Sydney, please let me know. UPDATE: Please don’t contact them with offers of small donations space, they need a HUGE space, as ...

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EEVblog #1081 – Are Bypass Capacitors REALLY needed?

Can a product work without ANY bypass capacitors? Dave finds out by “Muntzing” the Gigatron TTL computer. Lots of interesting talk on bypassing, grounding, probing, signal integrity, ground loops and noise and crosstalk. Forum HERE Links: http://www.electronicdesign.com/boards/whats-all-muntzing-stuff-anyhow http://web.mst.edu/~jfan/slides/Archambeault1.pdf https://ewh.ieee.org/r3/enc/emcs/archive/2012-10-10b_DecouplingMyths.pdf http://www.ti.com/lit/ml/slyp173/slyp173.pdf https://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/user_guides/ug483_7Series_PCB.pdf https://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/application_notes/xapp623.pdf Podcast: Download

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