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Icky wrote: Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:34 pm Hope you got the resistor networks values right otherwise its going to be one very bright board :)
It almost Xmas. Time for some twinkles!
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Icky wrote: Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:34 pm Hope you got the resistor networks values right otherwise its going to be one very bright board :)
Yeah, I had the LEDs at 7mA then worked out it was going to pull 4 amps :lol: I've dropped it to 5mA now, but dare not go much lower.
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Been working constantly on my bus sniffer all day. Done version 2 which is in production now. This one is a bit smaller and got the right bits on it this time..I hope.. :lol: :roll: 14 hours straight it took to redo it. Fingers need resting now for a few days. I got mother to shift stuff about and do some repetitive clicking for me again. Was a mad rush as V1 had just been made so I wanted to get V2 on the same order to save a bit on postage..

I might see if I can get a few bits on the H5 revB tomorrow..fingers permitting..
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Preview of V2 :)

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Another marpet.. those things get around more than dog sh*t :lol:

Spot the "install screw up".. no wonder the thing didn't boot up...


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Is it being shorted out on the RF shield?
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Cosmic Puppet wrote: Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:49 pm Is it being shorted out on the RF shield?
Nope. The shifter is not socketed so the marpet was not fully installed.
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DoG wrote: Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:58 pm
Cosmic Puppet wrote: Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:49 pm Is it being shorted out on the RF shield?
Nope. The shifter is not socketed so the marpet was not fully installed.
Thing is, it was actually "fitted" ontop of the shifter... I guess whoever fitted it didn't fully understand the whole "plug and play" thing there :lol: :roll:
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"don't read the instructions and play" :lol:
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exxos wrote: Mon Nov 30, 2020 11:02 pm
DoG wrote: Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:58 pm

Nope. The shifter is not socketed so the marpet was not fully installed.
Thing is, it was actually "fitted" ontop of the shifter... I guess whoever fitted it didn't fully understand the whole "plug and play" thing there :lol: :roll:
Yup, that is one way of doing it I guess. Not really "future proof" though. :shock:
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