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Well in my unpacking I came across this old piece of history, a one-inch diameter  Magnesian. It was made g-d knows when. This device has only four pins, which threw me for a loop. I did not understand how it worked until I found figure 2. Normally a Synchro is a five lead device where you have three leads for the Stator and two leads for the rotor, on which power is applied.  What they did is like a one-cheek-sneak. They still have power across the Rotor at pins A&B. But the third ...
Ok I'm back at it repairing stuff, the inner and outer front panels have been pressed and pounded on and then the aluminum outer panel got some new gray paint.  I have also replaced the cheap binding posts in favor of some surplus Pamona posts. The meter is another long story. My meter was a 188111LCLC made by GE. As it turns out Yokogawa purchased them and then sold them to WEI. They also have manufacture  AB/DB Switchboard meters, Simpson and Yokogawa as well as Beede, Crompton, Modu ...
Ok, this will be a new series of blogs taking you and me from sending a CAN message between two Arduinos. First without interrupts on the receiver and then with. Then with the same hardware, I will send a proper formatted CANaerospace message. CAN and CANaerospace are almost the same. They are both democratic networks which means that any node can transmit to other nodes, hence there is no master-slave relationship.  While most of the demos show a master and a slave. The circuit below is a ...