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Mister Mystère
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Can a bird, previously at earth potential, get electrocuted by landing on a powerline at high-enough voltage due to the initial "equalization charge"?

66 votes

How can we be sure that computers will never accidentally switch a 0 by a 1?

57 votes
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Wouldn't charging a lithium battery to 80% only defeat the purpose of putting the battery into longer use in the first place?

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Is current with a frequency less than 1 Hz still considered DC?

34 votes
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What are the differences and similarities between FPGA, ASIC and general microcontrollers?

26 votes

What are the highest DC and AC voltages or currents that can be considered as safe?

20 votes

How are switch ratings determined?

17 votes
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Is 3D printing of PCBs possible?

14 votes
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How deep should we discharge lithium batteries to maximise their lifetime?

13 votes
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Why is earth used for ground? Literally earth?

13 votes

Why don't we get shocked when we touch a car?

12 votes

How to secure cables to a PCB

10 votes
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Avoiding static shocks from vehicles

10 votes
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Wiring a 2.5km football field with 220v

10 votes

Is it possible to have a MCU work at -55 degree, with specification of -40 to 85 degree working environment?

8 votes

Is there a tool that allows precise soldering?

7 votes

Schuko plug wiring

7 votes

How does current flow in multiple vias?

7 votes

how many volts will it take to run a 12 volt motor

7 votes
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Why do we prefer zero-crossing optotriacs for driving triacs?

6 votes

Is static electricity really so dangerous?

6 votes

Limits of my Arduino <-> Smartphone communication

6 votes

Dissipating 1W on a TO-220 without heatsink?

5 votes

Can I use a 10A light switch with an appliance with a 13A fuse?

5 votes
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How to make electronic systems which work below −40°C (−40°F)?

5 votes

How can the GPS position update rate be 10 Hz?

5 votes

Mount SMD component raised 45 degree from board

5 votes

Can I exceed the rated voltage of a motor if I limit its current?

5 votes

How do I include vibration in my keypad design

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How to find out if a microprocessor is powerful enough