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Recently there has been a good discussion on how to monitor Soldering Irons and Stations. I was going to add this post on to the thread that was already in progress but since it was really a comment thread for someone else's build I decided to post this as a stand alone blog post.   I too have had problems in the past with a soldering iron at our business site. Since multiple people use the solder iron it seems that too often we were forgetting to turn it off and would come back to the sho ...
       A while back I started a list of abbreviations and acronyms that were being used in the questions and discussions on the E-14 web site. Since I often found myself not able to understand the context of the sentence until I googled the particular sequence of letters I felt that others might be having the same problem. My initial list was entered in the forum a couple months ago and has been viewed over 2000 times. I promised in the initial publication that I wo ...
After recently completing a simple regulated 0 to 30 volts DC variable power supply for my bench,  See: "A New Power Supply for John"  I realized that the job was only half finished. What about the times when I would need a second voltage for an experiment or if my project would need a split plus and minus voltage supply. Obviously I needed another source of variable power to supplement the new power supply.   I began by taking stock of my resources and planning the new addition ...