Mark Bolton
Mark Bolton
@mark-bolton
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Joined: 2021-08-03 8:54 pm
Last seen: 2022-07-11 6:15 pm
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RE: Hi from Melbourne, Australia

@inq The PDP - 11 could be just as embarrassing.... but she never crept up on us .. she thought slowly. Something humans find comforting. And a record...

5 months ago
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RE: Hi from Melbourne, Australia

OK Bill I know you are reading this and be reassured our discussion is neither frivolous or unserious. It is totally germane to Robotics and not even...

5 months ago
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RE: Hi from Melbourne, Australia

@inq Hells Bells I probably hijacked my own thread?

5 months ago
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RE: Hi from Melbourne, Australia

Isnt it interesting? My mate the RAAF boy sent over to England to become a Test Pilot and I were having a discussion along such lines. Over a beer o...

5 months ago
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RE: Hi from Netherlands

@ronbentley1 A heartfelt Welcome to you of the "Netherlands" from us here in the" Downunderlands" . Practically all of us here are Australians. Great ...

5 months ago
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RE: Hi from Melbourne, Australia

Mate, you chose the perfect time to get involved with microprocessors. I have been blighted by the wretched things all my life. Z80s ..8080s ~groan~ i...

5 months ago
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RE: Hi from Melbourne, Australia

@inq So you have flown the Kitfox? That is a lovely airplane. It is also a very useful and practical airplane. (To own a Tiger as a regular bloke woul...

5 months ago
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RE: Hi from Melbourne, Australia

@frogandtoad I was flying a Tiger Moth once with Old Mate - a graduated military Test pilot who flew everything from a Tridekeer Focker to an F - 16, ...

5 months ago
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RE: Hi from Melbourne, Australia

@inq So you have flown a Tiger Moth ? She is a viper's nest of vices chiefly the bloke in the cockpit. The most educational machine I ever dealt with....

5 months ago
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RE: Hi from Melbourne, Australia

She runs a 3 bit bus and "core memory" . Still the fastest boot of any machine I ever worked with. just for fun we used to take her off line during ...

5 months ago
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RE: Valve Audio Amplifier. Too Off Topic ? ~ouch~

Brother it isnt Electronics. It is High voltage plumbing.

5 months ago
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RE: Hi from Melbourne, Australia

@inq I grew to love the PDP - 11 . It is like flying a Tiger Moth.

5 months ago
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RE: Linear DC Power Supplies - Designing & Building Custom DC Power Supplies

Also a BIG warning to those of our happy community that haven't grown up around voltages that can KILL YOU!! We want you to stay with us!! Unless you ...

5 months ago
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RE: Linear DC Power Supplies - Designing & Building Custom DC Power Supplies

Further I would really like to build a battery charger for my Off Grid (I know) RV which has two separate battery systems. 12 and 24 volt. (Yeah I kn...

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RE: Linear DC Power Supplies - Designing & Building Custom DC Power Supplies

Dearest Bill, I confess I skipped your Linear DC Power Supplies presentation since I got it drilled into me in Trade School back in the 80s. I wou...

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