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by pankau42
Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Science Fair
Replies: 8
Views: 1688

Re: Science Fair

Will, sorry its been a while. I just dropped two balls from the ceiling ~ 8 feet in my basement. the aparatus was simply a piece of plywood with two holes in it with another piece of plywood under that could slide away with the pull of a string. I used a strobe light and a camera set to Bulb to catc...
by pankau42
Fri Dec 23, 2005 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Science Fair
Replies: 8
Views: 1688

Re: Science Fair

I love science fairs!!! One year in grade school my father helped me build a wind tunnel, smoke and everything, it used a vacuum cleaner motor. It was loud, smoked and extremely cool, I won, and now I totally have lost respect for the whole event since I didn't learn anything about aerodynamics and ...
by pankau42
Sun Dec 18, 2005 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: photo flash connectors
Replies: 4
Views: 902

Re: photo flash connectors

Mr Roger.. whew.. yes I think you see where I'm coming from. I have a circuit prototype that uses MOC3012 Fairchild triac driver as the isolator. Works very well with flashes since most are SCR (half of a triac) for the trigger circuit. Like you say these "PC connector" parts are in low demand. I'd ...
by pankau42
Sat Dec 17, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: Beginner in Programming
Replies: 12
Views: 6356

Re: Beginner in Programming

check out this site http://www.mikroelektronika.co.yu/english/index.htm they have some very nice compilers C, Basic, Pascal. I have used the C and Basic ones. The free version limits you to 2K of program memory but the chip you are using only has 2K right? Most of my projects have not even come clos...
by pankau42
Sat Dec 17, 2005 1:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: photo flash connectors
Replies: 4
Views: 902

photo flash connectors

Hello, new to the forum, love Nuts&Volts. Anyone know where I can get "pc" type photo flash connectors, male and/or female? I am building a safe sync for a friend with a D-Rebel that can only handle 6V on the hotshoe. I'd like to find something that is mountable in a small enclsure rather than tear ...