Erase a CD/DVD with 240,000 Volts

Cool video of CD’s and DVD’s getting erased with 240 kV!

Check out Photonicinduction on YouTube for more.

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Army of Darkness in 8-Bit Cinema c/o CineFix

CineFix has posted an 8-Bit Cinema video of Army of Darkness that is really cool!

Check it out on YouTube below!

For more, be sure to subscribe to CineFix – http://goo.gl/9AGRm

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Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info v1.6.0 update released!

Android app on Google Play

[Release]

Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info Version 1.6.0 update is released!

  • Added table entry STI Roll Tap Drill Sizes
  • Table entry STI Tap Drill renamed to STI Cut Tap Drill

Thanks,
~Jim

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Awesome Father’s Day Gift!!

Just got this awesome tiger from Anna as a Father’s Day gift!

How cool!

fathers day tiger paintingBe sure to watch the creation video too!

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Got to love Alabama Beaches!

Alabama has the prettiest beaches around! Here are just a couple videos showing just a few seconds of temptation from Orange Beach, AL for you folks up North!
#orangebeach

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Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info v1.5.9e update released!

Android app on Google Play

[Release]

Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info Version 1.5.9e update is released!

(Note versions 1.5.6 through 1.5.8 were beta versions)
A. Android 5.0 Support removed from 1.5.9b
causing crashes with license server
B. Security Updates
C. General bug fixes/code clean up
D. Database directory corrections
E. Bug Fixes for Large Screens
F. 1.5.9 <-> 1.5.9d more bug fixes
G. Fixed Screen formating issued
H. Corrections for #5-40 UNC clearance hole size from 5/16 to 5/32
I. Fix Screw Size not seen on some tablets/phones

Sorry for all the display errors – I made a program change to the display size calculation (density) in particular and that hosed up how the layouts form.  Some folks saw no changes others saw big changes or even crashes.  All my fault and sorry for the trouble. Version 1.5.9d has testing on several devices, Note 3, Atrix, Nexus One, Kindle Fire to ensure fixes are covered.

Thanks,
~Jim

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Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info v1.5.5 update released!

Android app on Google Play

[Release]

Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info Version 1.5.5 update is released!

Changes addresses user requests to:

A. Reduce progress bar displaying.
Progress Bar now only loads:
1. when app starts
2. when screw types are changed

B. Remove/disable splash screen
Splash Screen and Sound now disabled at start (to enable see settings)
Confirmation On Exit now disabled at start (to enable see settings)

C. General bug fixes/code clean up

Thanks,
~Jim

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1925 Doble E-20 Steam Car – from Jay Leno’s Garage

Most Mechanical Engineers remember or know steam tables; here, is old perfection of the art using the power of steam circa 1925.  Jay does a great job of telling the story, function, and features of this beautiful car!  Check it out on YouTube below!

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Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info Version 1.5.4 Update

Android app on Google Play

[APP UPDATE]

Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info Version 1.5.4 released recently – so check Google Play for an update. This is a minor update to the STI database for UNC and UNF screws.

Version 1.5.4 Update:
– Updated STI tap drill sizes for UNC & UNF screws per latest Heli-Coil Data

Thanks,
~Jim

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Digital Tool Box For Electrical Engineers

 

Check out this cool listing of great apps for electrical engineers!

http://www.electricalengineeringschools.org/digital-toolbox-top-apps/

Scroll down to #84 for one of our apps!

 

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