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    Insights How to Create a Universe - Instructions for an Apprentice God - Comments

    Number one I think is describing how the toolbox works, in my mind.
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    Do any of you use Linux? If so, which distribution?

    There is Raspberry Pi Pixel OS Beta (Debian Jessie based) for x86 Pc and Mac, I have be using it on old hardware and it flys granted its only on a USB stick ATM. I use Ubuntu 14.04 with a ThinLinc server on an old Quad core, like Ms terminal service except Free for upto 10 users. I also use...
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    Mylar sheet, 1 sq foot charged to 20 KV, clap to discharge

    Lets say I have average hands with slightly longer fingers but skinner. I used 1st result in Google "Surface area of hand" so no I only used one plate. Calculation well Googled across 2 OS ..copy and past has a problem from Raspberry Pi Pixel OS to Ubuntu Thinlinc Server so cant post all the...
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    Mylar sheet, 1 sq foot charged to 20 KV, clap to discharge

    Please delete if not allowed. The teacher charged a 1 square foot sheet of mylar sheet up to approx DC 20 kv one day long ago in school via an modified EHT output of a TV. I had one of my mates hold it by the corners in line with my hands, I then judged and guessed and clapped it with both...
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    Is it possible to deflect or modulate a FM Transmission?

    Can I take a week or so to create my forum then you might have a better idea of what I am talking about?
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    Is it possible to deflect or modulate a FM Transmission?

    Thanks for the reply. Its just some thing I need to know is possible. For example if you superimposed the FM transmission on the audio output would the speaker act in some small way as small antenna? "A Cosmic Radio Transmitter"?. Turns Audio into a beam of light. A modified/hardwired into a...
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    Is it possible to deflect or modulate a FM Transmission?

    Can you use a speaker to influence a FM analogue radio transmission no matter how small? The speaker and antenna where about 2 m apart. The PC has an audio AMP added in of 20 W. see Drawing not to scale.
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    Involves Slot Cars , Transformers and 2 cars on each track

    Ok What happens if you put the 2 cars back to back on the track with the same people using the controllers?
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    Involves Slot Cars , Transformers and 2 cars on each track

    Yes Many thanks, also if you fit a Capacitor in as well to smooth the half wave current on the motor out it works a bit better.
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    Involves Slot Cars , Transformers and 2 cars on each track

    I had a new slot car race track with step down transformer given to me by my Grand Parents for a birthday present. One thing I did notice, is the car with the lowest internal resistance motor used to go faster, well that's what my Dad told me at the time. I found this to be very true on a...
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    Problems recording sound on the computer

    I think you need to hunt for an Electret Microphone if you wish to us your pc card as a recording device. I you can't buy one, get a cheap or deceased telephone answering machine that you can record your own message to wire up and test the quality side...
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    Whats the rule for a Secondary of a transformer VS Rectification metho

    Could I assume if I had a Full Wave Center Tap Bridge and loaded the windings 180 ° out of phase I may be able to draw I D.C = 1.27 x Sec. I A.C ?
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    Whats the rule for a Secondary of a transformer VS Rectification metho

    I seem to remember my lecturer talking about Transformers and Rectification methods and there ratings for different modes of operation (25 Years ago). I bought a book called Understanding DC Power Supplies By Barry Davies and I cant find any reference to my question in it. The question is...
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    Is reducing an engines fuel consumption by 85% impossible?

    I expect to be shot down in flames but I don't mine one bit. I have just done a bit of a drive in my 28 year old Nissan Bluebird Wagon about 10% city 90% HWY....NO Fancy EFI systems or direct injection here just a plain old carburetor running slightly rich at idle. I just did a rough...
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