charles at uniwho.com
Thu Feb 5 15:54:35 CST 2015
Well never argue with a know-it-all…
is my point.
The next fact is, Radio Shack is dead.
So Automatically makes my issue with them valid.
They mostly a waste of time.
just like an engineer that can’t even get a mouser order correct.
Maybe to many trips to the PUB… who knows…
I guess your glass is half full.. and you are double fisting it. :)
On Feb 5, 2015, at 4:49 PM, Ian S. King <isking at uw.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 1:37 PM, Charles <charles at uniwho.com> wrote:
>> well going along with what you are saying about the ability to buy a 10uf
>> then on for drinks at the pub….
>> Why not sell packs of 10, or HELL even packs of 5?
>> Why not buy all the caps for your PSU at radio shack… your point is MOOT
>> because you were going to the PUB anyways, Lush. :-)
>> And YOUR point - if any - is elusive.
>> On Feb 5, 2015, at 3:57 PM, Ian S. King <isking at uw.edu> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 12:53 PM, Charles <charles at uniwho.com> wrote:
>>>> yeah the 80’s kept their radio shack….
>>>> 90’s kept their radio shack…
>>>> anything after that … is like "Cell Phone Accessory Express”
>>>> if you are lucky they might have A switch or A capacitor…. And MAYBE it
>>>> MIGHT be the value you actually need… but how many people re-cap their
>>>> power supply with ONE cap?
>>>> how many people need just one cap?
>>>> thinking about this is making me angry…. I am glad radio shack is
>>>> rest in hell!
>>> If I'm (to use your example) recapping a power supply, I don't mind
>>> an order with Mouser. But when I need a 10uF electrolytic (happened
>>> recently) I can drive for five minutes, drop a buck or so, stop for a
>>> at the pub next door :-) and go fix stuff. They even had a 7805 I needed
>>> for a project - less than $2, as I recall. Mouser would charge me more
>>> Ian S. King, MSIS, MSCS
>>> Ph.D. Candidate
>>> The Information School
>>> University of Washington
>>> An optimist sees a glass half full. A pessimist sees it half empty. An
>>> engineer sees it twice as large as it needs to be.
> Ian S. King, MSIS, MSCS
> Ph.D. Candidate
> The Information School
> University of Washington
> An optimist sees a glass half full. A pessimist sees it half empty. An
> engineer sees it twice as large as it needs to be.
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