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Just another electronics retailer

Posted by Robert Tang on 19 October 2012 | 138 Comments

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The other day I was making a LED flashing circuit. It was simple enough to only use discrete parts, atypical from my other (microprocessor-controlled) projects. After a good rummage through my bin of electronic components I came up short of an NPN transistor. Blast! I headed down to my local Dick Smith Electronics (DSE) store – but to my dismay – they have stopped selling electronic components! Arrrhhhh!

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The demise of A123 Systems

Posted by Robert Tang on 18 October 2012 | 1289 Comments

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A recent article on IEEE Spectrum published that A123 Systems, the group who develops and manufactures the lithium iron phosphate battery, has gone bunk. I did some further reading and it appears that there is quite a political debacle on this as A123 received a lot of (USA) tax-payer money to keep the green-energy initiative company afloat. But I would like to talk about the battery technology they developed instead. 

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Hello world!

Posted by robotang on 1 May 2012 | 48105 Comments

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Testing 123...

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