Skip navigation
This is a follow up on ntewinkel  blog of a week or so ago:   Nail Polish Short-proofing?   Since I use dollar store nail polish as a circuit sealer and insulator I decided to do some tests to confirm my assumptions that it is a good insulator. Fortunately my new inexpensive Megger arrived a couple days ago so I decided to learn how to use it and test the insulation properties of nail polish at the same time.   The plan was to put some solid wire on a piece of paper separ ...
This is a second chapter from my proto-book. I chose this article as it relates to a question the other day from nickgall2001 about designing circuits. While what I have done in this piece isn't exactly circuit design it is circuit modification and there are some parallels.     From Nothing to Something Adapting a Chinese Kit to a Useful Application               This is a kit from a Chinese source that was advertised as a te ...
  Back in January I began spending time writing short one page to 20 page articles for a book. I hoped to put together at least 50 of these little ideas from an old technician. I modeled them on the short series of blogs I did here on the forum a couple years ago called "Tech Tips". To date I have 54 of these articles. While I have used my home printing  capabilities to put them into book form I find I do not have the drive to rewrite and refine them into anything marketable. With my w ...