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rackandboneman
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12 votes

What is this glass bulb with two parallel electrodes on my PCB?

12 votes

Do dead weight 'components' exist?

10 votes

Grounding in space

8 votes
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Why does hot plugging blow stuff up, and how to prevent it?

7 votes

Why isn't stripping wires by burning with a lighter a more common practice?

7 votes

Does a diode block current but not voltage?

7 votes

Circuit for measuring high voltage DC voltage (up to 1000V)

7 votes

How do I measure 10,000 A DC?

7 votes

Why are oscilloscope input impedances so low?

7 votes

Lumens specs when buying a flashlight/torch. Why maglite has only 680lm but cheap ones have 900,000?

5 votes

What kind of components in a computer power supply can explode loudly?

5 votes

What's the point in a preamp?

5 votes

In a vacuum triode, what prevents the grid from acting as another anode?

5 votes

Why don't we have very high layer count PCBs (usually a maximum of 4-6 layers)?

5 votes

Is it important to file a new soldering iron tip before tinning?

5 votes

How did people realize they could do logic with electronics?

5 votes

Is there any difference between transferring DC over one 36 mm² wire or six 6 mm² wires?

5 votes

How much power does a cell phone charger actually use?

5 votes

Why is the neutral pin hotter than the live pin?

4 votes

Why do some EMI/RF shields have holes on the top and some don't?

4 votes

Are LEDs better than we think?

4 votes
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Small step down transformer fuse, primary or secondary?

4 votes

Discrete logic design

4 votes

Ground plane has low impedance or inductance? This causes no ground bounce?

3 votes

Are there any true direct-current motors?

3 votes

can leds take varying voltage > listed voltage, with constant current?

3 votes

How do you solder something big?

3 votes

Why do we "need" resistors (I understand what they do, just not why...)?

3 votes

Measure square waves without oscilloscope?

3 votes

How much power does a strain gauge use?