Schematics and packages

Discussion in 'Pyra News' started by EvilDragon, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. TrashyMG

    TrashyMG Sarcasm Dispenser Staff Member

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    Same thing, Condenser used to be the traditional name for Capacitors. In old electronics text books from the 1930's - 1940's I have make use of this name for them.
     
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  2. bzar

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    Still "kondensaattori" in finnish too :)
     
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    "Condenser microphones" suddenly make sense! I love learning new things :D
     
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    public void pyraReleaseDate implements pandoraReleaseDate {

      if (peopleAsk == true)

          twoMoreMonths++;

      else 

          twoMoreMonths++;

    }
     
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  6. TeDaDeS

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    Good news again, glad that part of the Pandora is not inherited.

    For the new people on the boards, it is indeed a nice community, welcome to the boards!

    In Dutch it's also Condensator. I always have to think what the translation is, capacitor also starts with a C so I only can come up with one of the names.

    I recently used polarized capacitors for a power circuit, never thought I would be doing those kind of things for fun when I was a little boy.
     
  7. Letalis Sonus

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    Now that we're already at strange electrical terms in the English language... why is there no handy nickname for rechargeable batteries? Every German calls them "Akku" even without knowing that it's a shortcut for accumulator (same with Finnish, as far as Wiktionary tells me).

    That was probably an electrolytic capacitor - whelp, here goes the "Elko".
     
  8. thatgui

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    I would like to object to that
     
  9. bzar

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    Yay "Elko" and "Polko" :)
     
  10. Granitehead

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    I knew it too, but I guess at least 85% don't.
     
  11. FRZ

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    Sound like its almost time to pull out the old dusty card and put in an order.
     
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    Seriously? You were 500 meters away from my flat and I read about it NOW! :eek:
     
  13. Silent-Hunter

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    According to Wikipedia, the old term is Condenser, not Condensator.
     
  14. TrashyMG

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    Well still it's a typo on ED's part as the German word for Capacitor is  "Kondensator". Condenser was most likely a bastardized English version of this word.
     
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  15. Granitehead

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    "Kondenser" also exists in German. Source: I know people who use that word.
     
  16. HtheB

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    Yaay!

    I just can't wait already... bring it on :D
     
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    How was the Hackover2014?
    Any news on the Paypal situation?
     
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    Wow, awesome stuff~
     
  19. In Icelandic, it's "þéttir" but we're sticklers about keeping the language our own. ;)
     
  20. moxie

    moxie The voice of reason, sense and exasperation Staff Member

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    Interesting :) What are the roots that it's built from? I like that idea of making official modern words in the language, and, being swedish, I usually can at least get a small feeling of where the word is coming from, but this I can't recognize.
     
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