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    Yes, both RJ (diyLightAnimation) and RMartin used...

    Yes, both RJ (diyLightAnimation) and RMartin used two of the studs for their SSR-4 boards to fit inside a TA-200 (the catercorner ones), so you did have to Dremel the other two out.

    \dmc
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    I believe I got these from Countryman via eBay at...

    I believe I got these from Countryman via eBay at a time when our regular sources were out.

    \dmc
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    John: Best wishes. \dmc

    John:

    Best wishes.

    \dmc
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    Ratline is gone too! \dmc

    Ratline is gone too!

    \dmc
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    I hate it when that happens. And I'm not being...

    I hate it when that happens.

    And I'm not being sarcastic ... on the one board I've actually sent out to fab, I not only swapped them to one set of programming pads, I left them off of another.
    ...
  6. There's a way to load sketches onto Arduinoes and...

    There's a way to load sketches onto Arduinoes and Arduino-like devices with the AVR programmer, but you have to set it up differently than when you're loading real AVR code. I forget how to do it...
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    Jon: FWIW, I'll take a look. *And* I support...

    Jon:

    FWIW, I'll take a look. *And* I support Diptrace!

    \dmc
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    Tim: FWIW, I've purchased those a couple of...

    Tim:

    FWIW, I've purchased those a couple of times (albeit from different suppliers) and never get the same board twice. Sometimes the components merely change, but I've gotten a couple that had...
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    Thanks. It'll be a low key one, so posts here are...

    Thanks. It'll be a low key one, so posts here are especially appreciated.

    \dmc
  10. Agree with the sentiment, but only need five...

    Agree with the sentiment, but only need five boards.

    \dmc
  11. I use the FM transmitter and an AM/FM clock radio...

    I use the FM transmitter and an AM/FM clock radio I bought at Goodwill for $5. I wanted to use a lamp timer with it and first bought a radio that would not turn on when the power was applied. Had to...
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    Here's my hovel ... if you turn about 18 inches...

    Here's my hovel ... if you turn about 18 inches to the right, there is a desk return (one of those pull-out writing surfaces from a circa 1950 desk) where I clamp the Panavise and then solder boards....
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    Yes, the pragmatist in me said no, but I did have...

    Yes, the pragmatist in me said no, but I did have this dim memory (this is now a 16-year-old conversation) of him saying he needed to "tie all the grounds together."

    And as Jon describes, the...
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    Slightly OT: In 2000 when we moved into this...

    Slightly OT: In 2000 when we moved into this house, I had a new 300-amp panel installed by a certified electrician; he also ran a number of new circuits into the room I use as my office for all the...
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    And here's a second must-see: ...

    And here's a second must-see:

    https://youtu.be/JkT2fozqPjc

    \dmc
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    Worth a read ...

    Here's an interesting history of Christmas lights:

    http://gizmodo.com/the-very-american-history-of-christmas-lights-1674051648

    Haven't been here much lately ... family obligations and work...
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    +1. I don't think I rolled in the Pi until...

    +1.

    I don't think I rolled in the Pi until mid-November last year ...

    Even if you don't have CLI experience, it shouldn't be too hard to set up. And once it's running, all the settings are on...
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    Mat: Congratulations on putting together a...

    Mat:

    Congratulations on putting together a booth and getting accepted. I know the bureaucracy of Maker can be a bear, so getting them to approve your proposal is a major accomplishment.

    I would...
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    +1. \dmc

    +1.

    \dmc
  20. Thread: 100W LEDs

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    Love Big Clive -- and he tells it like it is. ...

    Love Big Clive -- and he tells it like it is.

    \dmc
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    ... and now the last piece ... screencaps from...

    ... and now the last piece ... screencaps from the xLights setup ...

    \dmc
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    Welcome. Get thee to the Falcon Player page...

    Welcome.

    Get thee to the Falcon Player page (formerly known as the Falcon Pi Player):

    http://falconchristmas.com/forum/index.php/board,8.0.html?PHPSESSID=b5f6a351ca2cab6dc0ec676dceb4b993

    You...
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    Visit ... ...

    Visit ...

    https://github.com/komby/RFShowControl/releases

    About 10 lines down from the top is a link that says "libraries_4.0.0.zip" ... download that ZIP and install it.

    If you're not clear...
  24. FWIW, I use PayPal on two different LLCs --...

    FWIW, I use PayPal on two different LLCs -- limited liability companies, both for-profit -- and neither pay any per year fees, $30 or even less. We pay the standard 30-cents per transaction plus 2.9...
  25. 5 Volt 3 amp Power Adapter ... I have this...

    5 Volt 3 amp Power Adapter ...

    I have this memory, though, that you don't want to stock these any longer?

    \dmc
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