Category Archives: Drexel

Topics related to my work and study at Drexel University

Mystery Resistance

In which I learn several things and unwittingly become a voltage divider. Continue reading

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Programming the DrACo/Z80

Instructions on how to program the DrACo/Z80, including dealing with the weird Z80 quirks… Continue reading

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Your Amplitude May Vary

When is a volt not necessarily a volt? When it’s an output amplitude from a signal generator which doesn’t measure its own output… Continue reading

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A Method To The Madness

Why the values chosen for 5% resistor values (1k, 470 ohms, 2.2k, etc.) are the way they are. Continue reading

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