"Retro Repair" key electronics skills?
swiftgriggs at gmail.com
Tue May 10 10:25:21 CDT 2016
On Tue, 10 May 2016, tony duell wrote:
> Remember one of Don Vonada's laws 'Digital Circuits are made from
> Analogue Parts'
That's an interesting saying.
> So what appears to be a solid power or ground connection may have
> different voltages along it.
Those types of nuances and inconsistances are always frustrating but I
understand it's the nature of working in the real world, rather than
> Getting back to the original request, my main worry is the 80 hour time
Oh, that's just about the amount of time it takes before I rotate to the
next hobby for a while. However, I find that the better I get a things,
the more I enjoy them and then the rotations get longer for those hobbies.
I just know that eighty hours is about as much as I can spend just doing
pure learning before my mind needs a break for a while. It's not really a
"limit". It's more my "bite size".
> I am far from being the most knowledgeable person here, and perhaps I am
> a very slow learner, but I must have spent over 80 _thousand_ hours
> learning electronics and related subjeccts. And FWIW I am still
I hear ya. There is nearly infinite depth there, no doubt. I just want to
build up to a basic skill level that gets me functional in a few areas I
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