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That latest Rush album, Clockwork Angels, is strongly influenced by steampunk. It's pretty good.
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A lupe (or loupe) for magnifying:



The clear sides let light in, and keep the target the correct distance away. This shows the detail on a LM358 chip:


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Tiny.

THIS is a real Loupe   smiley-cool


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A lupe (or loupe) for magnifying:

I need one of those!  Those 0.1" ceramic caps and SMT parts can be hard to read.
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Let me try it for you:


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This is a perfect add
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I had a loupe prior to getting into electronics.  They used to be very useful for slides and negatives when used with a light box.  Haven't had to use it for that purpose for 10 years so it's now in the electronics lab.
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I was shopping for solid-state disk drives online. What do you think of this one?


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Given the picture of the internals I'd be a bit nervous making a purchase.  They seem to have a misunderstanding regarding the word "solid-state".
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There are no jelly wobbly bits .... that makes it solid, see!

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Hybrid:  http://www.seagate.com/internal-hard-drives/laptop-hard-drives/laptop-solid-state-hybrid-drive/?sku=ST1000LM014
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I was shopping for solid-state disk drives online. What do you think of this one?




Check warranty terms. See if they have a factory warranty. What they had last time I bought was a dealer warranty. Once of that was enough for me. The company won't back their own $#!+3 directly.


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My experience with Seagate laptop drives that have a platter: they are noisy; they run hot.
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A 555 educational board, you can see the works!


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Ethernet shield and LM35.... I can now see the house temp from work. Very cool.

Also recently bought 2x Wixels, wireless usb control of robot, quite nifty and dead simple.

And got a distance sensor and Sparkfun line follower sensors, not deployed yet.
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