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Hot iPad app: iCircuit (electronic circuit editor and simulator)

Clive Maxfield
8/19/2011 04:03 PM EDT

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Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   8/31/2011 1:59:07 PM
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I guess the main reason is I don't have an Android tablet -- but for those that do this sounds very interesting -- have you used it yourself?

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raraujo   8/31/2011 9:30:52 AM
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Why not Droid Tesla, an interactive application to Android with SPICE engine.

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Max The Magnificent   8/25/2011 2:38:48 PM
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I waited for ages -- I found it hard to justify buying the iPad -- now I wish I had got it sooner (although I am glad I got the iPad 2 rather than the iPad 1). I really do totally recommend this for business and pleasure...

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ReneCardenas   8/25/2011 1:45:46 PM
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Frank, thanks for the pointers, great stuff. Another reason to buy and make converts of people like me that sit on the fence and wait for lower price on iPads.

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Frank Wiedmann   8/25/2011 8:15:40 AM
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The website for iCircuit is http://icircuitapp.com/ . There the author gives credits to a similar circuit applet written in Java by Paul Falstad that is available for free at http://www.falstad.com/circuit/ . Try it out! More educational math and physics applets by the same author are available at http://www.falstad.com/mathphysics.html .

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green_is_now   8/24/2011 8:23:56 PM
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wow I might have to buy a smartphone now! :)

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Max The Magnificent   8/22/2011 5:15:02 PM
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I guess the thing about this one is that it mixes analog and digital -- plus the usage mode is such that even absolute beginners can make it work. Also you can turn on a display of the current flowing through the wires, also color to indicate voltage -- all of which is great for beginners understanding what's going on...

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kendallcp   8/19/2011 7:17:26 PM
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Hmm, that looks interesting, though the devil will be in the detailed usability, of course. If you really want to run a simulator on a 10" tablet, though, why not get a Fujitsu Q550 and run the excellent (and free!) LTspice simulator on it? Plus all the other PC stuff you (or at least I) can't do without.

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Max The Magnificent   8/19/2011 4:20:51 PM
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See also my blog on the Notes Plus app (http://bit.ly/p12e7f)

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