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CSS555. Among the features that caught Phillip's eye was a programmable six-decade counter using low timing component values. It was just the feature he needed for a project requiring a time delay of up to 8 hours. A great idea... but when it comes to electronics, execution is not always easy.
The chip came with a catch!
Find out about this new line of ultrasonic components
Pop singer Twanger McTune wanted a novel method to increase her dwindling number of fans. While drinking a glass of soda between performances, an idea came to mind: what if she created a transparent plastic microphone with no internal wires or electronics that would faithfully reproduce her voice as she sang? If the sequined glove worked for Michael Jackson, maybe a transparent microphone would work for her. She called upon ace electronics consultant Buzz Masters to solve the technical details.
How did Buzz Masters tackle this assignment?
The day you stop learning is the day you probably die. I learn all the time, but it's the remembering part that I struggle with! I forgot most of what I learned as a teenager in the 70s, but I do remember an important set of lessons from snow skiing that applies to business every day.
How is skiing like running a business?
I talk to a lot of customers over the course of any week and I would love to say that I remember every single interaction, but I don't. However, if you ask me about lessons I've learned from customers, it's a pretty long list.
If you have a lesson you would like to share with me, please drop me a note. If you've written before be sure to tell me and I'll do my best to pretend that I remember you!
This kit makes learning Morse code easy... and fun!
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At Club Jameco, customers use electronics design skills to create step-by-step projects that Jameco kits and sells. During the fourth quarter of 2012, the club received proposals for more than 700 electronic kits. The best selling kit – an ornamental LED cube – earned its designer over $700 in commissions during the fourth quarter. Club Jameco is pleased to honor Ari Dubinsky, a college student from California, as Top Designer. Congratulations Ari!
Learn more about earning cash through Club Jameco.
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