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Postby BennehBoy » Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:25 pm

So none of the 15 items I have on order arrived today....

With that in mind I thought I'd show you my Magic Smoke Bag :lol: :lol:

Don't let the small number of items fool you into thinking I'm careful, I've just not been at this for long:

1x clone CH340 based Arduino Nano - blew the chip by supplying it with 12v accidentally on vin - oops
1x clone Maple Mini - arrived dead
1x 5v buck-buck DC converter fried through incorrect wiring
1x st-link v2, DOA

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Re: BennehBoy's Postbag

Postby ahull » Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:49 pm

:cry: Can't see the picture.. just getting a big no entry symbol.
- Andy Hull -

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Re: BennehBoy's Postbag

Postby racemaniac » Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:07 pm

ahull wrote::cry: Can't see the picture.. just getting a big no entry symbol.

strange, i can see it

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Re: BennehBoy's Postbag

Postby stevestrong » Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:24 pm

I cannot see it either.

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Re: BennehBoy's Postbag

Postby BennehBoy » Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:56 pm

And now?

I use Google to store my photos, technically I'm using a bug to allow me to hotlink images, sometimes it bugs. PS, try a ctrl refresh, the forum seems a bit flaky today.
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Re: BennehBoy's Postbag

Postby stevestrong » Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:07 pm

Now it's ok, i can see the picture with the four items in the "magic smoke" :)

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Re: BennehBoy's Postbag

Postby ahull » Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:09 pm

Yes... I can see the bag of shame now. Looks like we have a strong competitor in the blowing things up by mistake category.

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Re: BennehBoy's Postbag

Postby BennehBoy » Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:35 pm

Ha, excellent.

I keep the fails to salvage components off.
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Re: BennehBoy's Postbag

Postby zoomx » Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:25 am

I cannot see it either.

Edit: ok it is updated now and I can see it

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Re: BennehBoy's Postbag

Postby BennehBoy » Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:32 pm

Some bits arrived today...

10x SSD1306
5x Arduino Pro Mini clones
1x CH340 USB to serial adapter
1x MPU9250
Set of clip multimeter probes

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