Or how I just love to overcomplicate things
Lights, buttons knobs and dials have always fascinated me. In fact, it says so in my baby book pretty much exactly. I think that was genesis of my love for technology, electronics, sci-fi and general science and nerdom. After all, what could be cooker then “techy shit” as gmunk puts it?
With every project I do, I tend to dream up ways of making the interface and functionality as flexible (read: complicated) as possible. I want to feel like I’m flying the frickin’ Enterprise when I do my thing.
A simple build for much peace of mind.
I recently came across a new (to me anyway) electronics youtube channel presented by one Peter Oakes. I love collecting these channels, many great designers out there and lots of good information to absorb. I may do a post just on my favourite ones in future. Anyway, he is making both a power supply and dummy load so I ventured through his videos to glean lovely pearls of wisdom.
Cor blimey I nearly blew my head off. Shorting capacitors, particularly large ones is a very scary experience. I had removed the rectification board from the mains board of the power supply project. Read more