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jwh20
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Scam? Does having this capacitor wired as shown provide any surge protection?

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Do electrons actually jump across contacts?

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Why did USB win out over parallel interfaces?

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Do circuit breakers trip on Apparent or True Power?

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How do you store ICs used in hobby electronics?

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Why do many old ceramic packages have a gold line?

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Under what circumstances can an FPGA or microcontroller PCB be designed to only have two layers?

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How hot is too hot for a transformer?

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Can an inverter through a battery charger charge its own batteries?

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Is AM radio louder the closer you are to the transmitter?

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Can ESP32 be used in a commercial application?

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Why is the fuse connected to the live wire?

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Why is oxide an insulator?

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Why did this fog lamp turn on with either configuration of power/ground?

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What is this Z symbol on the PCB?

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What is the meaning of the following statement regarding Zener diode addition at the output of a voltage regulator?

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An intuitive interpretation of Negative voltage

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How can a transistor amplify current in a circuit?

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Why do some microcontrollers have numerous oscillators (and what are their functions)?

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Can an oscilloscope be used as an EKG?

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What happens if you connect a galvanometer to an AC source?

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CKT Abbreviation

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How does this "CD4069 smooth bargraph" work?

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How much can I push the limits of a device's VDD?

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What is the "collector light current" of a phototransistor and how does it relate to the collector current?

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Should I buy a diode with higher maximum ratings if it costs the same?

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ddr3 content after intialization

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Is it possible to change the reference clock in a cpu while it is running

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How to fix an N-channel MOSFET that's always on, without using resistors

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What makes it hard to build a powerful RF transmitter?

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