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Offline Sredni

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Re: The Art Of Electronics 3rd Edition
« Reply #400 on: March 13, 2017, 11:05:13 pm »

1. the x-chapters book is growing nicely, but we want it to be wonderfuller, so please be patient; lot's of goodstuff in there...
2. we are told that Cambridge Univ Press is now moving seriously toward an online version, but that's likely to be another year (we think)


If it follows its older sibling's example, we would read the X-chapters on our iPhoneX with 7G technology.
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Re: The Art Of Electronics 3rd Edition
« Reply #401 on: May 24, 2017, 04:37:41 am »
The bad news: An old friend of mine has been told he may not have long to live.
The good news: He offloaded a pile of books to me yesterday. Among them is tAoE vol2. So now I have my old Vol 1, and vol 2.

I guess I should buy Vol 3. But reading this thread learned about the X-chapters, so will wait till that's available too. I hate 'broken links.'

Oh, and some of the books are duplicates (I have already.) I'll be putting those up on buy/sell here, as giveaways.
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Re: The Art Of Electronics 3rd Edition
« Reply #402 on: May 24, 2017, 05:38:43 am »
The bad news: An old friend of mine has been told he may not have long to live.
The good news: He offloaded a pile of books to me yesterday. Among them is tAoE vol2. So now I have my old Vol 1, and vol 2.

I guess I should buy Vol 3. But reading this thread learned about the X-chapters, so will wait till that's available too. I hate 'broken links.'

Oh, and some of the books are duplicates (I have already.) I'll be putting those up on buy/sell here, as giveaways.

The bad news certainly sucks. :(  But the good news is interesting, at least -- I don't think I've ever seen a copy of AoE1.  Gotta say I like the cover better than the one on the current edition.

That being said... it would be a huge, huge mistake to pass up AoE3 because a few malcontents are grumbling about the whole X-chapter concept.  What they did publish is a masterwork that blows away its predecessor.   Get it.
 

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Re: The Art Of Electronics 3rd Edition
« Reply #403 on: May 24, 2017, 08:23:11 am »
That being said... it would be a huge, huge mistake to pass up AoE3 because a few malcontents are grumbling about the whole X-chapter concept.  What they did publish is a masterwork that blows away its predecessor.   Get it.

Hey, I didn't say I'd pass up on it. I said I'd wait.
There is zero chance of 'missing out', since there are always 2nd hand copies available.
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I prefer 2nd hand anyway, because I'm poor.
Also I'm both busy and reading-motivation-depleted these days, so there is no point rushing. I likely wouldn't read it for ages anyway.
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Re: The Art Of Electronics 3rd Edition
« Reply #404 on: May 24, 2017, 08:39:09 am »
I prefer 2nd hand anyway, because I'm poor.
Also I'm both busy and reading-motivation-depleted these days, so there is no point rushing. I likely wouldn't read it for ages anyway.

Fundamental electronics has changed depressingly little between the 2nd and 3rd editions. The main changes are smaller/cheaper, different recommended components, much faster ADCs/DACs plus DSP, and nanopower electronics.
There are lies, damned lies, statistics - and ADC/DAC specs.
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Re: The Art Of Electronics 3rd Edition
« Reply #405 on: January 21, 2018, 09:11:00 am »
Well, time has passed and I still dream from time to time with the X chapters   ::) ::)
 


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