November 5, 2006
about 4 months ago
The short options is useful to zero the system minimum resistance if you were to use this as a precision load. But this can’t really offer precision measurements anyway.
Unfortunately this is a very poorly designed resistor box with accumulating errors everywhere. This should only be used for rough measurements…
about 6 months ago
The power supply does not need to provide 2.8A. It only needs to provide at most 700mA, actually a lot less since you won’t be running them at the full current.
about 9 months ago
Does anyone know if there is a variety of this LED in a 10mm diffused format?
about 2 years ago
Can someone please comment on the price of these units? Were they always $189? Or where they used to be $99?
about 2 years ago
This would have made the RGB Fiber Communication experiment much easier!
News - RGB Fiber Optics
about 3 years ago
Yes, the detector has three identical photo-diodes with red, green and blue optical filter arrays in front of them.
The RC filters convert the PWM to analog and thus the constellation is 8-PAM. If I were to leave it as PWM and detect the duty-cycle directly, then the constellation is PWM with 8-duty-cycle. Also, thanks for the kind comments.
I think they already do. With TX and RX modules as well.
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