And i add to that my personal 11'th commandment 'Thou shall have 1 and and
only 1 ground point so that all your grounds are equal and your potentials
are not all amiss..'
Reverend Dave, healer of EFI and prophet of Traction control
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Bryan Savage
> Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2005 6:18 PM
> To: Albaugh, Neil
> Cc: atrav; LSR list
> Subject: Re: Protecting the brain
> Neil knows what he is talking about.
> I'd like to add one thing:
> Grounding. It will help prevent problems that are very, very difficult
> to diagnose. Use Copper for grounding/bonding if possible. Steel doesn't
> conduct electricity nearly as well as Copper.
> Good luck,
> Albaugh, Neil wrote:
> > Aron;
> > Any electronic components are affected by heat. Keeping them cool
> > enhances their performance and reliability.
> > Our (TI) integrated circuits are rated over different temperature
> > ranges: 0 to +70C, -40 to +85C, and -55 to +125C. Not all devices are
> > available over these three temperature ranges, either. Naturally, the
> > widest temp range devices are the most expensive. Keeping the circuit
> > away from heat sources is a VERY good idea.
> > Electrical interference is becoming more of a problem these days;
> > everyone has a cell phone and the number of RF wireless devices is
> > increasing all the time. This stuff, like ignition interference, gets
> > into circuits that are not shielded or filtered properly. Cheap stuff
> > usually cuts corners to keep the price low but in a severe environment
> > they croak like a pond full of toads. High-dollar stuff is usually
> > better but if the designer wasn't aware of how to deal with RFI/EMI
> > interference problems, its performance can be compromised, too.
> > Regards, Neil Tucson, AZ