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31 votes

Is there a theoretical possibility of having a full computer on a silicon wafer instead of a motherboard?

27 votes

Why do we need a bootloader separate from our application program in microcontrollers?

22 votes

What can I put a kilowatt into? (Or: help me save my hairdryers)

18 votes
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Has anyone made a ~1pf cap on a PCB?

17 votes
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What is the AVR's analog comparator speed?

16 votes
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How can I drop the voltage of a 5V DC power supply from 5.5V to 5.1V?

15 votes

How do I improve a simple home-made capacitor?

12 votes

Is reverse polarity protection this simple?

12 votes
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Assembly code, what does it do?

11 votes

Can you make a CPU out of electronic components drawn by hand on paper?

11 votes

Why does the voltage of vinegar batteries in series not equal the sum of the individual voltages?

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Performing FFT at low frequencies but high resolution?

11 votes

Aluminum bus bars connection to PCB

10 votes

Why is there no `nand` instruction in modern CPUs?

10 votes

Can I clip an antistatic wrist band to an extension cord ground pin plugged into my wall outlet for laptop work?

10 votes
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What is the advantage of using Logic Shifter ICs over just building it with NMOS Transistors?

9 votes

Why (not) put a resistor on FET gate?

9 votes

Opamp circuit instability

9 votes

What is the lowest level of CPU programming above transistors?

8 votes

Buying a variable inductor

8 votes
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MCP2515 and Crystal Error

8 votes
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Using two voltage regulators (780x) in series to prevent heat sink

8 votes

Is there a way to average resistors together to get a tighter overall resistance tolerance?

7 votes

How does a device (dashcam) recognize if it is connected to a computer or a power source?

7 votes

DC-DC Boost converter in Parallel

7 votes
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Connecting LED to just positive

7 votes

What precisely is the numerical (or any) meaning of mutual inductance and, is it useful, representative (of something) or important?

7 votes
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What is the danger of using ground as the return path in normal use?

7 votes

Are there still practical modern uses for large through-hole resistors?

7 votes

What will happen if we give voltage to a transistor (BJT) across emitter and collector without connecting the base?

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