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Entries from January 6th, 2009

Real McTube Calculations : Getting Started

January 6th, 2009 · 7 Comments · calculations, Gear, McTube

So.. with a transformer on the way, it’s time to start fooling with the calculations.   The article by Fred Nachbaur gives you a lot of info, but not a full analysis. I’m not gonna do a full analysis either, but I want to cover some of the basics, and then measure once we are built.   […]

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McTube : Transformer is on the way.

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments · Gear, McTube

At some point recently, I realized that my transformer for the Real McTube had not yet arrived.  Why I needed a new one is chronicled here.   A bit of looking around showed me that the reason I was not in possession of the transformer was because I never ordered it. I was talking about the […]

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JSchem

January 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Ah..  large sigh of relief.    I have found JSchem.   This is a free schematic capture application.    So far the only downside is that it doesn’t produce a netlist.    This will greatly simplify scratching out descriptions for the blog. Put your search engine on it.

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