We overcome the limitations
Standards for SCS based on twisted pairs for Ethernet 10Base-T and Fast Ethernet 100Base-TX networks stipulate that: the maximum length of horizontal wiring is 90 m; the total length of…

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The victory of the losers, or the story of the creation of FLASH memory (part2)
This type of memory was made in the form of a two-dimensional matrix of conductors, at the intersection of which a thin jumper (20-30 μm) was created from metal or…

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Cold shower for a hot friend
So, we have established that the task of cooling the processor should be solved regardless of how the other elements are cooled. And the ways to solve it have long…

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Hero of our time

The FAST MULTIMEDIA company already known to us was one of the first to offer a rather professional, but affordable solution – FAST DV MASTER based on the SONY DVBK-1 hardware codec at a price of about 3,000 USD. In contrast to the popular at that time, FAST AV MASTER, FAST DV MASTER, in addition to analog inputs and analog outputs, also had two digital (DV) inputs and outputs in the ІЕЕ 1394 standard. Continue reading

The victory of the losers, or the story of the creation of FLASH memory (part2)

This type of memory was made in the form of a two-dimensional matrix of conductors, at the intersection of which a thin jumper (20-30 μm) was created from metal or amorphous silicon. The programming of the microcircuits consisted of passing a large current pulse through an appropriate jumper that caused it to melt (burst). The likelihood of recovering torn jumpers was minimal. For greater reliability and eliminating the possibility of restoration of jumpers, the chip was subjected to thermal training (additional heating for a long time), and then it was checked and, if necessary, reprogrammed. Continue reading

Hope Small Orchestra Running DV
In recent years, a person interested in editing video on a personal computer has been hit by a real avalanche of information. But more recently, it was collected bit by…

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When friends agree ...
In the mid-90s of the last century, more than fifty leading world manufacturers of electronic equipment, joining forces, (!) Developed and adopted a new affordable digital video recording format with…

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Cold shower for a hot friend
So, we have established that the task of cooling the processor should be solved regardless of how the other elements are cooled. And the ways to solve it have long…

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Differences declared
There is nothing surprising (by the way, and nothing bad) in the fact that the manufacturer of any product considers his product to be the best product of "all time."…

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