From: firstname.lastname@example.org (The little lost angel)
Subject: Re: How to make/solder a circuit fast?
Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2002 17:19:00 GMT
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On Sat, 28 Sep 2002 05:36:08 +0200, Roger Johansson
>I have a feeling you have chosen a less than optimal method in what
>you are trying to do, but if you need this kind of simultaneous
>precision measurements taken over some time you need a computerized
>system for collecting and storing measurement values.
That's what a DAQ would do, right? :P
Please don't tell me I'm barking up the wrong tree too about the DAQ.
>If you had used a piece of thick cable, as I told you months ago,
>which gives you 10 times or a hundred times higher voltages, this
>would be much less of a problem.
heehee, I couldn't find thick cables here. When I asked for AWG10,
people gave me blank looks. And the thickest they had, was a nightmare
to cut and coil. I gave up on the idea very quickly.
>Is this excercise still about finding out if your power supply is
>working correctly, or are you planning an industrial precision
It's evolving, at first it was just a bunch of bulbs, then was told
they were non-linear, went to resistor banks, then to mosfet switched
banks with just DVMs, to mosfets as resistive loads, then I decided if
I'm going to get this complicated, I might as well take it all the
So I read the spec and found a whole lot of stuff I've never thought
of when this testing idea first came to up :P
Thus the DAQ idea, the automated load changing and stuff.