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Barry Fritz
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From: Burnsville, MN, USA
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 - posted November 17, 2019 09:43 AM      Profile for Barry Fritz   Email Barry Fritz   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I never knew this, but I am a dunce when it comes to electronics. Judging by comments for this video, many long-time electronics men did not know it either. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnR_DLd1PDI

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Steve Klare
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 - posted November 17, 2019 07:07 PM      Profile for Steve Klare   Email Steve Klare   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
It's interesting: I worked in power supply manufacturing for about 30 years and it's the first time I've ever heard of this.

Real electronics is full of little uncertainties like this that make the devices you build act in ways you can't completely explain. All you can hope for is the specs you are trying to meet have enough slop that even with all this stuff going on you can still hit the mark.

Engineering is very much the art of "close enough!".

All I ask is a wide screen and a projector to light her by...

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