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by gunter
Thu May 26, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can't find USB/Serial driver..
Replies: 16
Views: 3407

Re: can't find USB/Serial driver..

Think the programmers are on this link: http://www.atmel.com/devices/ATMEGA328.aspx?tab=tools

Hope I am steering you in the right direction, but must admit, I have zero experience with arduino.
by gunter
Wed May 25, 2016 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can't find USB/Serial driver..
Replies: 16
Views: 3407

Re: can't find USB/Serial driver..

Greetings dak,

Not sure of the validity of the file but I have found this one: https://www.obdev.at/products/vusb/index.html

Search string was Atmel ATmega328 driver
by gunter
Tue May 24, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Demise of telephone landline
Replies: 24
Views: 4696

Re: Demise of telephone landline

The one thing i do miss the most from landlines is prank calls:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lIRr3DZzxc

:grin:
by gunter
Tue May 24, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Temperature measuring
Replies: 7
Views: 2222

Re: Temperature measuring

All 4 temperature probes are reporting a 4 degree shift? you mentioned incubators, is the 4 degree shift coming from whatever is being incubated?
by gunter
Tue May 24, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Demise of telephone landline
Replies: 24
Views: 4696

Re: Demise of telephone landline

Check out the A3 rapid drawing board from rotring, would post a link but not sure its allowed?
by gunter
Tue May 24, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Demise of telephone landline
Replies: 24
Views: 4696

Re: Demise of telephone landline

I would be hard pressed to give up the drafting board in favor of cad, still remember the day i could afford a rotring 600 pencil. Something special about moving the t square and watch something come to life.
by gunter
Tue May 24, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Laptop Redesign
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Re: Laptop Redesign

I was thinking more along the lines of a laptop over-clocking project. I see what you mean on the wire harness. That emulator cable is a nice piece of work. As always, I sure appreciate the replies. I really haven't seen any overclock/cooling solutions for laptops while maintaining case integrity. S...
by gunter
Tue May 24, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Laptop Redesign
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Re: Laptop Redesign

Always good to get some feedback. Sure appreciate the replies. :D
by gunter
Mon May 23, 2016 11:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Laptop Redesign
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Laptop Redesign

Greetings, I was wondering how feasible this concept would be. The idea is to take the cpu out of a laptop and mount it on the backside of the lcd. Removing the cpu from inside of the laptop would remove most of the heat from within the laptop. Rather than design a system around a case I was thinkin...
by gunter
Tue May 17, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Demise of telephone landline
Replies: 24
Views: 4696

Re: Demise of telephone landline

Perhaps we can think of the copper pair in a new way. Don't know of too many homes that even utilize them anymore with the advent of the cell networks. But they can still carry current. low voltage emergency lighting during storms, ect perhaps. I am confident the gurus here can come up with a millio...
by gunter
Sat Sep 19, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: another new site.. interesting..
Replies: 7
Views: 1717

Re: another new site.. interesting..

Edaboard is a site very similar to this one but very active, EEVblog is described as one of the largest electronic forums in the world I believe. The forums are extremely active and the Engineer who runs the site has uploaded somewhere in the neighborhood of 800 videos. Everything from tearing down ...
by gunter
Sat Sep 19, 2015 12:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: another new site.. interesting..
Replies: 7
Views: 1717

Re: another new site.. interesting..

The eevblog site has this Australian fellow who is very knowledgeable and entertaining. Only been cruising that site for a few days, but I feel a renewed interest in electronics. He has these videos in which people mail him items from all around the world, and he tears them down to show the componen...
by gunter
Sat Sep 19, 2015 12:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: another new site.. interesting..
Replies: 7
Views: 1717

Re: another new site.. interesting..

Been checking out edaboard and eevblogs lately. Daily activity there. Does seem the nuts and volts is dying out after all.
by gunter
Fri Sep 11, 2015 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: this site is fizzling out fast....
Replies: 13
Views: 2194

Re: this site is fizzling out fast....

I for one, am always looking to learn from the pro's. Born in 68, and still sit in awe from the old timers. Never owned a cell phone or a TV, but I get a bunch from folks throwing them away in the dumpster. taking them apart is the ultimate joy. I save extra money to get good equipment like Fluke an...
by gunter
Fri Sep 11, 2015 11:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: this site is fizzling out fast....
Replies: 13
Views: 2194

Re: this site is fizzling out fast....

I for one, am always looking to learn from the pro's. Born in 68, and still sit in awe from the old timers. Never owned a cell phone or a TV, but I get a bunch from folks throwing them away in the dumpster. taking them apart is the ultimate joy. I save extra money to get good equipment like Fluke an...