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by v6a1a4
Thu Nov 18, 2004 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: grounding straps
Replies: 7
Views: 1541

grounding straps

Hello, I'm setting up an electronics workbench and want to properly install a grounding strap. Is attaching my wrist grounding strap through a 1 Meg resister to house ground good enough?<p>Cheers, James
by v6a1a4
Sat Jan 17, 2004 3:13 am
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: bioscom
Replies: 0
Views: 1246

bioscom

Sorry for double posting, I really meant to post this message here first:<p> Is there anyone out there who has successfully used the 'bioscom' function in "c" to tramsmit and receive serial data via the serial port?. I've been doing a bit of research on the subject before I jump in with two feet, an...
by v6a1a4
Sat Jan 10, 2004 1:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: dos hints
Replies: 6
Views: 987

Re: dos hints

Thanks all!<p>Cheers, James
by v6a1a4
Fri Jan 09, 2004 11:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: dos hints
Replies: 6
Views: 987

dos hints

I love high-tech everything but God bless the old simplicity of DOS.I keep an old 386 laptop around specifically to run DOS and program in C. It's been almost 3 years since I last dusted off old Bessy and I need a couple of reminders. I remember a shortcut involving the Ctrl key that would dump the ...
by v6a1a4
Wed Jan 07, 2004 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old dos manuals
Replies: 1
Views: 656

old dos manuals

I still use DOS as an operating system when progamming in c. I seem to have lost my DOS manual. Does anyone know of good source for older manuals?<p>Cheers
James
by v6a1a4
Sat Dec 06, 2003 2:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Current
Replies: 5
Views: 978

Re: Current

Oh. Maybe I should go to sleep.
zzzzzzzzz
by v6a1a4
Sat Dec 06, 2003 2:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Current
Replies: 5
Views: 978

Re: Current

I love the fact that you can post a message at 2 in the morning and get a reply within 5 minutes!! Go to sleep already.
Cheers ;)
by v6a1a4
Sat Dec 06, 2003 2:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Current
Replies: 5
Views: 978

Current

I recently purchased a limit switch rated at 10A 125 VAC or 0.8 A 120 VDC. Why is the current rating so much lower for DC than AC? Is current not current?