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MeasurementBlues
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What about my clock chip?
MeasurementBlues   12/10/2013 9:09:30 AM
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antedeluvian,

Your blog inspired me to update a long-forgotten page on EDN, Home-Made Digital Clock Keeps on Ticking. It's about a digital clock I built in college that's based on a National Semi MM5316 clock chip. You can download a PDF of the data sheet there.

Try your search and see if you have the MM5316. If you do, your scanned version is probably of better quality than mine. That scan was from a fuzzy photocopy made long ago.

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Good scanner
MeasurementBlues   12/10/2013 9:10:50 AM
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Wow, you scanned over 300,000 pages? I wish I had that kind of time. Your scanner didn't break? Impressive. How much time did you put into cutting pages and scanning?

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Re: Good scanner
Caleb Kraft   12/10/2013 9:26:59 AM
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that is a true testament both to her commitment and that scanner! I would have probably gotten distracted by something shiny long before that job was done.

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MeasurementBlues   12/10/2013 9:35:53 AM
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"this was after I had converted all my 60s/70s music on LPs to MP3 files"

I never did that, but then, I realized that most of the music should remain buried. Besides, I can still hear it on classic rock radio or YouTube.

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PDF Merger
DrFPGA   12/10/2013 9:47:22 AM
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Thanx for the pointer the PDF merger. A tool I will also use frequently.

Not many of us can say we literally gave parts of ourselves to advanced the engineering profession...

antedeluvian
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Re: What about my clock chip?
antedeluvian   12/10/2013 9:47:55 AM
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Martin

Try your search and see if you have the MM5316.

I will do it tonight- I don't have the Adobe PDF reader here. Although I must say it doesn't look promising- I don't seem to have a National MOS data book- in amongst the multitude of others. Colour me disappointed.

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Re: MP3
antedeluvian   12/10/2013 9:51:10 AM
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Martin

I never did that, but then, I realized that most of the music should remain buried. Besides, I can still hear it on classic rock radio or YouTube.


As I went through, I selected the tunes that i really liked and copied them to a "Favourites" folder. It is now on my iPod and is great in the gym or on long car trips.

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Re: Good scanner
antedeluvian   12/10/2013 9:53:51 AM
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martin

Wow, you scanned over 300,000 pages? I wish I had that kind of time. Your scanner didn't break? Impressive. How much time did you put into cutting pages and scanning?

I was all done evenings and weekends- my wife was pretty annoyed by my dedication by the end of it. It must have taken about 9 months, but when I think back it seems much shorter.

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antedeluvian   12/10/2013 9:55:17 AM
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DrFPGA

Not many of us can say we literally gave parts of ourselves to advanced the engineering profession...

LOL. Thanks, I feel less stupid already.

 

antedeluvian
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Cover Art
antedeluvian   12/10/2013 9:56:54 AM
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Y'all did notice the slide show of the cover art, I hope

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