#qi-hardware IRC log for Tuesday, 2012-09-18

infobotmethinks ~. is not the escape sequence you're looking for.10:52
viricthis stupid pc integrated sound card, on silence, it is uncentered to zero13:04
viricthen any boost, volume, etc... decenters more and more.13:05
viric(from zero)13:05
viricmay it be me not understanding something? Shouldn't be there a capacitor that makes all to center?13:05
viriczero = zero PCM value.13:05
wpwrakDocScrutinizer05: i think you'll like this: http://downloads.openmobilefree.net/tmp/mini-slx9-all.jpg15:27
wpwrakDocScrutinizer05: (FPGA trying to run at 20 MHz) what do you think - is there a chance that sort of critter will ever work ? :)15:28
xiangfuwpwrak, it's un-stable. :) somethings it can works fine all day. but when I move it or touch it. it became un-stable.15:30
xiangfuwpwrak, without osc connect. the jtag load bitstream always works fine.15:31
wpwrakhah ! moving/touching changing the circuit's characteristics is exactly what should happen with such a setup :-)15:32
DocScrutinizer05I bult psu that looked worse, but then that's been 'just' psu15:44
DocScrutinizer05actually muuuch worse15:44
DocScrutinizer05me and my friends christinaized it "hedgehog"15:45
Action: DocScrutinizer05 curses Weka-fachmedien15:48
DocScrutinizer05since I visited embedded-systems expo, they spammed me with some 10 different newsletters via mail. I cancelled that and now they send them vial snailmail15:50
wpwrakbetter than "hairball" :)15:51
DocScrutinizer05actually regular Funkschau magazine that allegedly costs 4.90¬ 15:51
DocScrutinizer05(hairball) it been sth in between15:52
DocScrutinizer05some 30 components soldered togeter with their wires, without any board or isolation15:53
DocScrutinizer05it was shaped quite like a ball15:53
wpwrakah, 18th century way ;-)15:53
DocScrutinizer05the 2N3055 nade a nice stable foot to stand the whole thing on15:54
DocScrutinizer05typo day15:54
DocScrutinizer05together with some 470uF15:55
DocScrutinizer05actually it been a +5V, +12V, -5V PSU for my first DIY computer15:56
DocScrutinizer05(Z80, nascom-ii)15:56
wpwraksemiconductors ? now i'm disappointed. you should have used spark gaps :)15:57
DocScrutinizer05not exactly mine, but kinda the same style15:58
DocScrutinizer05http://www.mystrobl.de/Plone/basteleien/nascom2/Bilder/rueckseite.jpg/view  -  the kbd was awesome16:00
DocScrutinizer05ooops, I think I had nascom-I16:01
Action: DocScrutinizer05 goes sentimental on http://www.nascomhomepage.com/16:12
Fallenouwin 1916:42
rjeffriesmay be of interest http://dangerousprototypes.com/2012/09/18/eagle-parts-our-eagle-library-converted-to-kicad/23:59
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