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By Greg Harris
Many of Jameco's customers know a lot about designing new technology. There are things like copyrights and patents to protect intellectual property, but there is no way to effectively protect a business idea. That makes ideas all but worthless.
Jameco has seen its ideas mimicked and copied over the years by competitors. While flattering, flattery doesn't pay the bills. Instead of getting mad, however, we decided to get even and found a way for your ideas to make some money for you.
Read about Jameco's original idea borrowed from others.
If you have an idea that you would like to share with Jameco, please drop me a note. I read and respond to all my mail (although vacations slow me down).
The saying, "begin at the beginning" is never more true than in the workshop. As professionals and hobbyists alike know, the workbench is where it all begins – where the magic happens. Take a virtual tour of Jameco customer Andy Frey's workshop. It's highly organized for its tight space and it may give you some ideas to incorporate into your own work space!
Did your workshop make it to our updated Workshop Hall of Fame?
Jameco welcomes the contributions of its customers. Frankly, we think what you write is more interesting than anything we could write. Share your electronic component story, project, or challenge, and we'll share it with the world. Send your story to [email protected]
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Portlet Programmable Outlet | By MightyThor
This device is powered by the outlet and can control two outlets with mechanical relays. There are buttons and an LCD for user feedback, and two thermocouple inputs for accurate temperature control. This simple and versatile device is more flexible than current options (like X11 or PID controllers). It can be standalone or hooked into a network and has temperature integration.
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