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    I suggest a (BIG) back emf diode, provided it's...

    I suggest a (BIG) back emf diode, provided it's installed at the DC section. During normal operation, the diode is reverse biased and does nothing. When you open the magnet, the back emf will...
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    Hey, just a thought on load testing of batteries....

    Hey, just a thought on load testing of batteries. The tester would suck a bit of juice out, but you could actually use the vehicle as the load. What you're chasing is a voltage reading at a certain...
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    In mining circles, 'isolation' refers to removing...

    In mining circles, 'isolation' refers to removing potential sources of energy - suspended load, pressure, spring or, in this case, electricity.

    Good isolation means:
    - an attempt to start the...
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    Inam, Firstly, what a well written post! And a...

    Inam,
    Firstly, what a well written post! And a fascinating question, I'm enjoying thinking about it.

    As a general comment, I think that load sharing should be easy to implement, and I would be...
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    ...did I forget to mention patronising...

    ...did I forget to mention patronising back-slapping?? Pink/Zeke you should have a look at yourselves. Maybe even go and google the word 'forum' - you might evolve into more constructive...
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    Motor Sizing

    Come on Turner! The old boys have had a giggle, but they've also made some fair criticisms.

    I'm sure there will be lessons in this for everyone - please stay with us and define your problem...
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    Short term Solution

    Always a favourite - Do Nothing. Could this work? Maybe you need to try the imperfect version, Do Nothing, but monitor the position of the fence over time.
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    Does 'small holes' mean 'mesh'? Don't forget...

    Does 'small holes' mean 'mesh'? Don't forget that there are high voltages present in monitors - a mesh cover may be intended to prevent accidental contact and electric shock.

    EMI performance is a...
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    I like your approach wsdave, and I commend you...

    I like your approach wsdave, and I commend you for trying to round up the science behind your design. Well done also for your well tempered response to some not so constructive responses. 'Noblesse...
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    I find battery capacity best visualised as a...

    I find battery capacity best visualised as a rectangle - one side is volts, the other is amp hours. You can get a long skinny rectangle, or a short fat one by playing with the dimensions.

    The...
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    Poll: "...which equals the weight of the fly..." -...

    "...which equals the weight of the fly..." - nicely put, RWOLFEJR. Agreed, my mental free-body diagram yields the same result.
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    Firstly, I like the sound of what you've done so...

    Firstly, I like the sound of what you've done so far. (You could get a sine reference by building your table from a sinewave).

    I'm not clear on your topology. Are you comparing your output with...
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    This can be done with 3 lamps. If they are...

    This can be done with 3 lamps. If they are connected line to line (rwb - rwb) then all lamps will light and dim until sync is achieved. By connecting zig zag (rwb - wbr) and setting up in a...
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