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 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Lightning rods...

 Post subject: Re: Lightning rods...
Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:21 am 

Replies: 6
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Jwax >>> that's been tried many times and always fails, there is nothing that can handle that much power and store it without being destroyed. government tried it a few times way out in desert, big warehouse full of caps etc,, and each time it was destroyed..i do not see how it would ever be possibl...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: dead board index in this forun

Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:16 am 

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anyone notice all the dead topics in the index of this forum,, i only see about 3 topics that are active.
mainly the general discussions , up for grabs , and computer programming.
when is the last time the site here has been updated or cleaned up or revised ?

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Lightning rods...

 Post subject: Re: Lightning rods...
Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:13 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 88


also.... lightning rods do not attract lightning..lightning was gonna strike anyway.. the rod just happens to be there to control where it goes.. i have been to a high voltage museum that demonstrated this before.. in Europe all building are mandatory to have lightning rods on buildings, houses , ba...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Kenwood car stereo Question..

Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:43 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 104


no way to look at outputs with out a total tear down.. i have not heard back from the guy.. so i am about to put in a claim to ebay..
most likely i'll figure something out.

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Kenwood car stereo Question..

Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:52 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 104


i lucked out and found me the KRC-2003 for $45.00 on ebay.. but the radio connector harness is damaged.. power Gnd is missing.. WTF... i messaged seller, will see what happens, maybe get a partial refund. and just use my old connector..lol i just hope it works.. i'll go thru it soon.. 1st wanna see ...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Drone communication/control

Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:50 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 122


i have 2 drones for about a year now, and registered,,
both are called IRIS+ they are quite advanced, and tons of features i haven't used yet.. has a very nice gimbal for my gopro
camera. unfortunately 3DR Robotics has discontinued this great machine..

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Kenwood car stereo Question..

Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:01 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 104


i have a old Kenwood KRC-1003 , the tuner has died, i really liked the stereo, it is a old cassette old school radio. its been in my wagon for years. the tuner is too tiny to service. anyway i found another just like it, but different model # KRC-2003 i been looking on line for quite a while now, bu...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: New is not always better

Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:41 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 76


i remember some of the even older ones on street lights, before the days of heated Bi-Metal, the old ones just had a CDS cell in series with a coil that pulled a switch open during the day.. and as the sun went down the coil lost energy, til the switch closed. very robust and lasted for eons,, only ...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Firmware Flash or Garbage Can

Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:24 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 235


if i really wanna destroy stuff, i stick it in the microwave for a few seconds...lol

 Forum: Computer Programming   Topic: Strange Toshiba behavior

Posted: Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:09 am 

Replies: 12
Views: 1030


KB was actually bad... replaced it, no more problems...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: looking for a digital Fahrenheit sensor

Posted: Tue May 30, 2017 5:40 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 1048


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 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: looking for a digital Fahrenheit sensor

Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 11:38 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 1048


well i got my project mostly working..
had a friend help me with code.. but there is a problem with a leading zero. and there is no decimal.
temp displays ( 0757 )
also it will not display any Negative symbol for below zero temps.
so i am probably gonna need to get more code added in...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: looking for a digital Fahrenheit sensor

Posted: Fri May 05, 2017 11:14 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 1048


ok,, i got my sensor in last week "DHT22" i got my display configured properly and i am running test code on it to count from 0000 to 9999, so all digits are working properly with my Arduino nano.. the last few days i been trying to find code that will work with my display set up.. but no ...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: looking for a digital Fahrenheit sensor

Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:00 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 1048


i'm playing with 4x tpic6b595 IC's to drive 4 digits.. i am looking for test code for the digits, i'll be using the Arduino NANO i need a simple code to talk to the 4 digits, something simple that can count up.. so i can make sure the digits are connected properly.. what is suggested best for the se...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: looking for a digital Fahrenheit sensor

Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:40 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 1048


been so busy lately at work etc.. but anyway i ordered me the DHT22 and i ordered me a pressure transducer, i want to monitor my well water pressure. i have some giant displays, and will adapt the sensor,, it's output is voltage at pressure.. it is not digital i could not find anything cheap in digi...
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