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by Andrew P.
Fri Nov 17, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 555 timer headaches!
Replies: 31
Views: 6351

If you're using an aluminum electrolytic timing capacitor to generate long time delays with the 555 timer, consider switching from an electrolytic to a tantalum type. The electrolytics are leaky to begin with, and only get leakier with age, to the point where they never charge up enough for the one-...
by Andrew P.
Fri Nov 17, 2006 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Daylight Saving
Replies: 19
Views: 4666

Patch for Windows 98

:grin: Below is a registry patch for Windows 98/98SE to fix the Daylight Savings Time issue starting in the Spring of 2007 for U.S. and Canadian users. Windows 95, 98, 2000 and NT 4 are no longer supported by Microsoft, so users are on their own. I created this patch for my machines that are still r...