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From: Mike Monett
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Subject: Re: SMD Cap Test Fixture
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Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 16:48:28 -0500
NNTP-Posting-Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 16:47:54 EST
Organization: Bell Sympatico
> Mike Monett wrote:
> > email@example.com wrote:
> >> Mike Monett wrote:
> >> > firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> The probe I used on the few occasions I needed to measure the value
> >> of a SMD cap with this was simple.
> >> A powerfull magnet from a disk drive (~5mm*20mm*10mm) was used as the
> >> base for the fixture.
> > Excellent idea! Very clever.
> > Yes, I have some tools that became magnetized and now attract caps.
> > Sometimes it helps, sometimes it is a bit of a pain.
> A simple degaussing coil is nearly trivial to build, and very handy.
> I was using stainless non-magnetic tweezers, so diddn't find this
> a problem.
> http://inquisitor.i.am/ | mailto:email@example.com | Ian Stirling.
I use stainless also. It's mainly my Exacto knife blade, which is
probably not worth the time:)
But I have to comment on your genius of turning a casual observation into
a useful tool. That was brilliant!
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