We use 0603 SMD packages but the electronics world uses much smaller sized components.

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Wherein I take a break from pushing pixels around to wire my biker scout trooper helmet for sound.

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Everything you need to design for manufacture, all in one place.

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A look inside some common power supplies.

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Thanks! I know that delay() is blocking, but it does rely on internal timers. You can definitely do asm("nop"); to insert an assembly nop…
Next trick: glue an ol' guitar to the ground. Just not an expensive one. As far as the ProMini regulator, (12V-5V)*(30mA) = 210mW. On a…
When I first read the headline quickly, I read it as the “ol' electrified guitar glued to the ground” which seemed really odd. But…
LOL that’s good. Somebody tried something similar on me a while back, but they failed to consider how much their battery would drain before…
That’s one approach that will work. But the battery itself is rated for 25C discharge (if you put any stock in C ratings). The servo is…
Hi Pete! Interesting idea. Back in the 80s, I had a coworker who had attended DeVry (in Phoenix), and he told of gluing a quarter onto the…
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Why not? Only because I don’t have one of those as easily accessible as building my own circuit. I’ve got a pile of LM317’s, but I’ve got no…
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