Tim's own version of the Catweasel/Compaticard/whatever

From: Richard Erlacher <richard_at_idcomm.com>
Date: Wed Jul 5 18:07:19 2000

Plz see comment below.


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From: Tony Duell <ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk>
To: <classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2000 3:52 PM
Subject: Re: Tim's own version of the Catweasel/Compaticard/whatever

> I learnt about 10 years ago that it's quicker to solder up the circuit
> (using verowire or something), or wire-wrap it, than to solve all the
> stray capacitance problems that those darn breadboards introduce.
> I'm not saying that you can't build circuits on said breadboards, but you
> need to take care. and it's better if you don't really know what you are
> doing to solder the circuit up. You'll have less problems!.
That's so true! I was surprised to read in the spec's for my first ones
(and last, by the way) that the capacitance between adjacent contacts is 5
pf, I don't remember much else about them.
> > techniques. Except for the capacity of the SRAM chip, this is all
> > century-old technology.
> >
Received on Wed Jul 05 2000 - 18:07:19 BST

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