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XLR over CAT 5/6/7

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audio_multicore_cable An audio multicore cable (often colloquially referred to as a multicore, snake cable or snake) is a thick cable which usually contains 4–64 individual audio cables inside a common, sturdy outer jacket. Audio multicore cables are used to convey many audio signals between two locations, such as in audio recording, sound reinforcement, PA systems

Cassette Tape, it’s inventor and DIY projects

The Compact Cassette, also commonly called the tape cassette,[2] cassette tape, audio cassette, or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback. It was developed by the Dutch company Royal Philips in Hasselt, Belgium, by Lou Ottens and his team. It’s with sadness that we note the

Hot air soldering videos 2

SparkFun Hot Air Rework with David Stillman PACE Inc. Soldering SMD fine pitch component (8a) Hot Air Mini Wave Soldering How to solder a 1206 SMD resistor with solder paste (caution, very delicate) Surface Mount (SMD) Hot Air Soldering Soldering an xDrip PCB, Part 1 Easy way to Solder Surface Mount Parts! – How I

Hot air soldering videos

Miniature Hot Air Gun for SMT Rework from Banggood Easy way to Solder Surface Mount Parts! – How I do it Degree LCD Adjustable Electronic Heat Hot Air Gun IC SMD BGA Desoldering Station with 4 Nozzles HD DX: GONGJUE 8018LCD 0.8″ LCD Screen Portable Temperature-controlled Hot Air Gun Quickly Pulling out SMD with Hot

ESR meter DIY

One way to test electrolytic capacitors is to measure their capacitance. It does not tell the whole story of capacitor condition. Another usually more useful way to measure electrolytic capacitor condition is to use an ESR meter. Here is ESR meter I built years ago based on instructions from http://ludens.cl/Electron/esr/esr.html but I built the transformer

Friday Fun: CPU thermal paste substitutes tips

Thermal paste has vital importance, even if many people do not realize how useful it is. On the web, you can find many alternatives to the thermal paste. This article has test comments on several alternatives, which many of are edible snacks. The article mentions: Cocoa and hazelnut spreads, butter, Ketchup, mustard, American cheese, Yellow

Electronics circuits prototyping

Electronics prototyping is an important part of electronics device development. Prototyping means to build and test an early version of) an electronic circuit. Prototyping your product is all about learning. Each time you create a prototype version you will, or should, learn something new. Start with the most simple, low cost way to prototype your

Needling Your Projects: 3D Printed PCB Probing Jig

https://hackaday.com/2019/11/15/needling-your-projects-3d-printed-pcb-probing-jig-uses-accupuncture-needles/ Trying to probe a modern electronic circuit with tiny SMD components, without letting the magic smoke escape in the process, can be quite a challenge. [Giuseppe Finizia] solved this problem with a 3D printed PCB probing jigthat uses acupuncture needles. [Jonathon Oxer] from the YouTube channel SuperHouse did a very nice video on the