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Nuts and Volts February 2004

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Nuts and Volts February 2004
Electronics Q&A8

Good-bye 12V, Hello 42V; Low-Battery Indicator; Iron Keeps its Cool; and Calibrate! Calibrate! Sance to the Music.

Personal Robotics16

Discover what an Isopod can do for you!

Open Communication22

Ethernet - Part 2: Wireless LANs.

Stamp Applications28

Makin' It Motorized.

Hobby Electronics is Down - Not Out38

A few more thoughts on the subject from one of the pioneering teachers of our hobby.

Forrest M. Mims III
Harvesting Electricity from the Environment40

Light a 100 volt bulb with the waves that surround you.

Dan Shanefield
A Simple Capacitance Meter: Using the ADuC81243

Clever programming yields a useful bench tool.

Schlomo Engelberg
Making Your Own Custom Membrane Switches48

A simple - yet effective - way to dress up your projects.

Gerard Fonte
The Amazing Frisbee Black Box or Basic Stamp Frisbee52

Instrument your Favorite sporting goods!

Ralph Lorenz
Human Error and the Engineering Design Process56

Some thoughts about user-centered design.

R.B. Whittingham
What is Virtual Memory?58

Learn about the secret way your operating sustem manages limited physical RAM.

Mark Balch
Near Space64

Part 1 of 2: Start exploring the final frontier from your own backyard.

L. Paul Verhage
Bipolar Transistor Cookbook70

Part 8 of 8. In this month's final installment, useful transistor circuits and gadgets are covered.

Ray Marston
Techknowledgey 200478

New Cooling Technique for Electronic Devices, HP Continues to Gain Workstation Market Share, ... and more!

Just for Starters82

Choosing a 7400-series logic family.

In the Trenches86

For design engineers facing real world problems. This month: being successful.

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