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Max The Magnificent
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Re: Maybe...
Max The Magnificent   8/18/2014 9:25:56 AM
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@David: ...after being ridiculed in a history class at school for not being able to pronounce "Bezuidenhout"...

I'm not surprised -- shame on you LOL

 

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antedeluvian   8/18/2014 9:23:54 AM
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max

So, out of all the "English accents" -- British English, American English, South African English, Australian English... which do you find most pleasing to the ear?


A light Irish lilt begorrah, or even Welsh, look you.

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Max The Magnificent   8/18/2014 9:22:11 AM
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@antedeluvian: "Oh," said the lady I was speaking to, "that explains your accent!"

LOL

So, out of all the "English accents" -- British English, American English, South African English, Australian English, Scottish English, Irish English... which do you find most pleasing to the ear?

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Laptop grounded?
Reinhardt   8/17/2014 12:49:19 AM
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Your idea sounds good a first look, but are you sure our laptop is really grounded? Many laptop PSUs I have seen have only a two pin power plug, no protective earth pin.

And even is the PSU has a real ground connections is this also routed to power ground on the DC side?

 

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Re: What everyone's waiting for
zeeglen   8/16/2014 7:02:37 PM
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@Aubrey Perhaps not so far fetched . Try this "Trace Signals From Behind Closed Doors"

Now that is one impressive solution to a practical problem  Missed it first time around.

I still think ESD safety needs wires, seaEE was making a joke.  And 100's of MHz RF bandwidth for wireless scope probes is very unlikely in the near future.  In the far future, maybe.

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antedeluvian   8/16/2014 6:09:18 PM
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Glen

Also wireless oscilloscope probes.  No cables hanging everywhere to trip over.  Maybe we could kickstart and get some suckers er, investors interested in both. 

Perhaps not so far fetched . Try this "Trace Signals From Behind Closed Doors"

 

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Re: What everyone's waiting for
zeeglen   8/16/2014 4:56:50 PM
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@seaEE I think what everyone's waiting for is Wireless ESD.

Also wireless oscilloscope probes.  No cables hanging everywhere to trip over.  Maybe we could kickstart and get some suckers er, investors interested in both.  Product launch scheduled for next April first.

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What everyone's waiting for
seaEE   8/16/2014 11:29:37 AM
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I think what everyone's waiting for is Wireless ESD.  This would be a wireless method (no wrist or footstrap), of discharging ESD via one of the wireless consortiums that will allow the ESD we build up to power our phone to tablet.  That would be a shocking development!

Put that static to good use!  Conserve static!

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antedeluvian   8/16/2014 10:38:00 AM
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David

There is actually a sample of me speaking here (I was testing Max's geiger counter) so you can judge for yourself :-)

Your accent is broader than I imagined.

There is a sample of me speaking here. I must admit I cringe at the sound of my own voice.

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David Ashton   8/16/2014 2:09:52 AM
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@Zeeglen... " I once met a young lady from Scotland....with a most beautiful Scottish accent that was a pleasure to hear."

When I worked for an international airlines telecomms company in Harare (Zimbabwe) there was a lass in our Nice (France) office who used to sent me messages to phone through to her mom who lived in Harare. (This was way pre-internet.)   The first time I did this I fell in love with her mom over the phone....she had the most beautiful southern Irish accent.  I never met her but it was always a pleasure to phone her to pass the messages on.

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