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by paulrevelcet
Thu Nov 24, 2005 7:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3000 watt inverter
Replies: 6
Views: 1193

Re: 3000 watt inverter

Thanks for the reply, This whole thing started when I ordered a battery isolator and the sales man got to talking about the load on the aux batteries, and how the isolator was only good for about 90 amps so to keep the isolator safe he recomends 25 feet of #8 wire from the isolator to the aux batter...
by paulrevelcet
Wed Nov 23, 2005 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3000 watt inverter
Replies: 6
Views: 1193

3000 watt inverter

I have a maxx sst 3000 watt inverter, I cant seem to find the full load specs, the book says its 90% efficient, and can put out 27 amps on the ac side, does this mean that it will draw 30.4 amps( 10% more than 27 amps) on the dc side? I also need to measure the amp draw of the inverter while in use,...
by paulrevelcet
Sat Nov 19, 2005 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IBM Claims Brighter LED
Replies: 6
Views: 995

Re: IBM Claims Brighter LED

Here is some interesting faqs about the nernst lamp http://www.nernst.de/lamp/nernstlamp.htm
by paulrevelcet
Fri Nov 04, 2005 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: headphone jack to line level
Replies: 4
Views: 885

headphone jack to line level

what's the best way to plug a headphone jack into a line level amp? I want to plug my ipod into my car stereo system and since my amp has an extra couple of rca jacks, I know I could just keep the volume down on the ipod but I cant trust the rest of the family. Is there a good web site that has the ...
by paulrevelcet
Thu Oct 27, 2005 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Circuit Specialists Opinion?
Replies: 12
Views: 1885

Re: Circuit Specialists Opinion?

I have used them many times in the past and have had good service, they do have great prices and have always been fair, but on occasion have been a little lofty in there attitudes, I would'nt have a second thought about using them.
by paulrevelcet
Thu Oct 27, 2005 7:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: charging golf cart batteries
Replies: 2
Views: 641

charging golf cart batteries

I am building an ice cream truck and I plan on using inverters for power instead of generators because of the noise and cost per day to run, I am going to use 4 golf cart batteries rated at 6v/215AH and are the lead-acid type, they will be in series and parallel to give me 12 volts and 430 amp hours...
by paulrevelcet
Tue Oct 25, 2005 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lower than 40 degree thermostat
Replies: 6
Views: 1094

Re: lower than 40 degree thermostat

Thanks for the help everyone
by paulrevelcet
Tue Oct 25, 2005 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lower than 40 degree thermostat
Replies: 6
Views: 1094

lower than 40 degree thermostat

Can someone point me in the right direction, I am looking for a digital thermostat that has the range of a refrigerator or better, that can trip a relay to turn off a chiller, would like the temp range to be below 5 degrees. thanks.
by paulrevelcet
Mon Jan 31, 2005 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turning a PIC into a keyboard
Replies: 15
Views: 3520

Re: Turning a PIC into a keyboard

Try this site out, they are a wealth of info when it comes to midi and pic chips.web page let me know how it works out!!
by paulrevelcet
Mon Jan 31, 2005 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: auto amp
Replies: 14
Views: 2096

Re: auto amp

4 channel 100 watts per channel, not sure but I think it is rms, it is a fairly new amp that was in a car I bought but had a new system put in it. I build arcade games for people and thought it would be nice to use in one, I like the way it looks and with a window mod in the game it would give it th...
by paulrevelcet
Thu Jan 27, 2005 5:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 120VAC control from basic stamp?
Replies: 5
Views: 1377

Re: 120VAC control from basic stamp?

I found a better Picture of what you need, the part numbers are on the schematic.Image
by paulrevelcet
Wed Jan 26, 2005 4:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sound Recording Chip
Replies: 2
Views: 688

Re: Sound Recording Chip

For all most all of the projects I do with sound I use blue point engineering you should be able to find what you need here.<p> web page <p>But if you want the diy approach try the ISD chips, I built a kit using the ISD4003 and was pleased with it. web page <p>[ January 26, 2005: Message edited by: ...
by paulrevelcet
Wed Jan 26, 2005 4:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 120VAC control from basic stamp?
Replies: 5
Views: 1377

Re: 120VAC control from basic stamp?

any time the ac mains is involved, you should use a opto isolator if your not using a solid state relay. http://www.nteinc.com/graphics/diag152e.gif <p>If you are using a solid state relay the you can connect it stright to the relay, you will need a dropping resistor to keep from damaging the input ...
by paulrevelcet
Sun Jan 23, 2005 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: auto amp
Replies: 14
Views: 2096

auto amp

What would be the best way to power a 400 watt amp. from the mains? it is a automotive amp (12v) and I would like to use it but I am not sure if it would be worth the cost. I need about 30 amps 12volt dc.
by paulrevelcet
Wed Jan 12, 2005 5:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Floppy&uP
Replies: 4
Views: 1023

Re: Floppy&uP

This probably will not help much but good reading.
web page its a pdf file<p>[ January 12, 2005: Message edited by: paulrevelcet ]</p>