Thanks, what sort of odd things. I have tried it on Firefox on my Mac and it looks fine to me.KenT wrote:Have you tried you vimeo pages in Firefox, some most odd things are happening, on the Windows version at least.
Very large black letters all on top of each other covering the whole window. I can get rid of it by reducing zoom (CTRL-) and refreshing.Grumpy Mike wrote:Thanks, what sort of odd things. I have tried it on Firefox on my Mac and it looks fine to me.KenT wrote:Have you tried you vimeo pages in Firefox, some most odd things are happening, on the Windows version at least.
Farnell part 297343 (26 way ribbon) is available by the metre.rurwin wrote: RS and Farnell only sell it [26 way ribbon cable] in ten metre lengths. Other small electronics outlets would probably supply 26-way per metre, but I don't know of any.
It would be, been there done that with the stuff I wrote in Micro User. The problem is that I would buy from Farnell, not the cheapest but good for small quantities, then having to buy bags packaging and spend time packing and bagging up. The result is that I would have to charge a price that people would consider a rip off and say "well you can get it on ebay for £xx".piglet wrote: Hmmm. Would be nice just to be able to buy the bits needed in a little plastic bag (hint hint).
It could be ordered in almost one click.297343,1,Ribbon Cable
1099259,1,PCB Header Socket
, and non-slip cutting mats.
A spot face cutter does take too much copper away. Also I find it leaves very fine shorts that have to be removed by a knife anyway.KenT wrote:Can you make the holes for the SMD components with a stripboard spot face cutter or are the holes going to be too big. I can forsee lots of cut fingers with inexperienced people using scalpels.
Also could I use a Stanley knife instead of a scalpel.
..... and non-slip cutting mats.
rurwin wrote:Gever Tulley 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do
Somewhere there is a picture of a three year-old me proudly holding a crosscut saw as tall as myself. I wasn't allowed to use chisels until I was 5.
You just reminded me of my darkroom wiring age 8 or 9. I managed to wire up my bayonette extension cable taking power to the loft with the male parts live. Plugging it together in the dark I bridged the terminals with the metal surround of the female part. Blew myself through the loft hatch hole.Grumpy Mike wrote:Well I did wire up my darkroom safe lamp when I was 10. I cut through the twin twisted wire with a pair of scissors when it was still plugged in. Took a good notch out of them.
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