This is... magical

Discussion in 'Picture Gallery' started by chrmjenkins, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. Mintin8 macrumors 6502a

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  2. Pika macrumors 68000

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    #4
    That LED bulb might be a cherry candy and that Imf might be a coconut cookie and those resistors might be marshmallows. :eek:
     
  3. iJohnHenry macrumors P6

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    And it's mounted to a heat sink.

    <why am I hungry?>
     
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    Looks to me like multiple lifesavers as opposed to marshmallows. And maybe a Nilla Wafer at the imf?
     
  5. chrmjenkins thread starter macrumors 603

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    That's actually a 1μF capacitor. For those who don't know, this is a classic LED blinking circuit.
     
  6. Perrumpo macrumors 68000

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    ah. i don't know internals :(
     
  7. Melrose macrumors 604

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    I bet you get shortness of breath if you eat too much of those..
     
  8. fireshot91 macrumors 601

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    Is the middle thing (LM555CN) a switch to turn it off/on?

    And also, how can you tell if its a blinking circuit as opposed to a *stay on* circuit?
     
  9. chrmjenkins thread starter macrumors 603

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    It's a common 555 timer. The resistor capacitor combination determines the duration of the blinking.

    And Melrose, I would definitely be open to the idea of it causing that. I don't have any resistance when it comes to sweets.
     
  10. Melrose macrumors 604

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    With all the weight you'll put on at least it'll keep you grounded. All that sugar's got to make you pretty wired..
     
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  12. chrmjenkins thread starter macrumors 603

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    Inductance would lead one to believe so, eh? Still, it's shocking you'd see it fit to probe my current consumption of sweets.
     
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    I see the potential of the pun police charging in...
     
  14. Melrose macrumors 604

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    Subtle. Even when he retreats, he attacks..
     
  15. iJohnHenry macrumors P6

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    Potential also. :p
     
  16. ViciousShadow21 macrumors 68020

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    i've always wanted to eat a LED blinking circuit!!!

    *pause*

    wait what:p
     

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