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    i agree. and i'm not sure what your application...

    i agree. and i'm not sure what your application is, but a relay is going to create a train of pulses, not one (due to the mechanical properties of the relay and contact bounce)

    If you're...
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    duh. i have a spdt 5vdc relay that i am trying...

    duh. i have a spdt 5vdc relay that i am trying to use to send out a +12v signal when activated
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    I've tried both ways with no success. In between...

    I've tried both ways with no success. In between formats, I deleted the partitions and recreated them. They are done in NTFS.
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    No. It won't work for the application in...

    No. It won't work for the application in question. Not to mention the 1.6V voltage drop due to the internal diodes.
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    OS Not Loading on BOOT - Need Help

    I just purchased the following and am trying to set-up XP SP2 on it without success. I'm ready to throw this friggin' thing out the window.

    Jetway VIA C7 1.5GHz Mini-ITX
    M1-ATX Supply
    512MB...
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    Actually, this has to do with computer cases...

    Actually, this has to do with computer cases which are by no means closed systems. They have vents etc... all over the place where can can enter and exit as necessary.

    With a high impedance...
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    It is simple fluid dynamics and basic 101 for any...

    It is simple fluid dynamics and basic 101 for any mechanical engineer who is designing and building cabinets. Firstly, you can only exit as much air as you are forcing into a closed box. Input...
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    Actually two fans is a poor idea in a box with...

    Actually two fans is a poor idea in a box with only two holes. Even if one pulls air and one pushes air, you get an airflow problem where both those fans will be fighting one another.

    Put the...
  9. Yeah, but your forgetting one thing. Your...

    Yeah, but your forgetting one thing. Your assuming that the hard drive is maintaining a constant temperature, when in fact, it gets warm quite quickly. Every hard drive i've ever handled is pretty...
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    yep, water is the best way to explain it . . . ...

    yep, water is the best way to explain it . . .

    Current = water flow
    Voltage = water pressure
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    Actually, you want those "peanuts" to BE...

    Actually, you want those "peanuts" to BE conductive. Non-conductive is bad.

    Also, you DO NOT want to put those peanuts inside your ESD bag - that is bad as well. You want to prevent charge from...
  12. Uh no. Thats hardly temperature shock. ...

    Uh no. Thats hardly temperature shock.
    Firstly, you'll be hard pressed to find a hard drive with components that can run at less than 0degC unless its a specialized unit. Same with most...
  13. What you need is a heater for your components /...

    What you need is a heater for your components / computer. At least to warm them up initially until the unit starts producing enough of its own heat.
    Astronomy dew heaters work good for this, or you...
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    ABSOLUTELY not!!! There is a HUGE difference...

    ABSOLUTELY not!!!

    There is a HUGE difference between DC and AC circuit breakers. AC circuit breakers are designed in a such a way that they will break contact (extinguish arc) during the "zero"...
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    What technique did you use to paint the bezel? ...

    What technique did you use to paint the bezel? Did you use primer prior to applying the spray paint, or did you find it works well enough to spray it without primer.

    Also, what type of paint did...
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    Hours of MP3 Store Personnel???

    Hello,

    I've been trying to reach someone at MP3car for the past few days, but every time i call, it says the Offices are now closed?

    Anyone know what their hours of operation is?

    Thanks
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    Just a few additions to this as there seems to be...

    Just a few additions to this as there seems to be quite a bit of mis-information on this subject with no real answers other than, "well, it says to do this in this forum, etc...."

    Firstly, running...
  18. Thread: Power Talk

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    A "rail" is basically just a single output. Its...

    A "rail" is basically just a single output. Its nothing physical, but just a generic industry term. In your case, each output would have its own set of wires.



    If your processor requires 24V...
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    This is not true. Diameter of the wire has...

    This is not true. Diameter of the wire has nothing to do with how much noise that can be induced on it. Of course, it should be sized the same as the +12V since current flow will be the same in...
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    EXTREMELY IMPORANT: Just a note when using...

    EXTREMELY IMPORANT:

    Just a note when using shielded cables.

    To be used properly, you only terminate the shield on *ONE* end of the cable. Very important since if you terminate the shield at...
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