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by Zaphod
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and questions
Topic: [DM15L] Got mine
Replies: 16
Views: 3951

Re: [DM15L] Got mine

Zaphod wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:30 am
Got my DM15L today , very nice ...

Only I ordered a DM41L :? :roll: :cry:
Problem sorted quickly by Michael , and luckily as I was going to buy a 15L eventually it's all worked out I guess, I just get them in a different order :D
by Zaphod
Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and questions
Topic: [DM15L] Got mine
Replies: 16
Views: 3951

Re: [DM15L] Got mine

Got my DM15L today , very nice ...

Only I ordered a DM41L :? :roll: :cry:

also , by the by.... I just thought I'd add it seems to exhibit the same thing with the rubber feet in the first post, the screws fly very close to the table surface :o
by Zaphod
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: 43S News
Replies: 420
Views: 51102

Re: 43S News

Thanks :D

I’m all for redundancy (in regards to multiple calculators in various locations) :mrgreen:
by Zaphod
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: 43S News
Replies: 420
Views: 51102

Re: 43S News

Yesssss I'd buy the suggested DM43 just for the busy plate , it'd for sure make sure no-one would want to borrow it :D :lol: Well not really , I'd buy it cos I like the 43 project ** but I'd want it done in hardware not with sticky labels. (I did buy a sticker kit from the guy a couple of years ago ...
by Zaphod
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: 43S News
Replies: 420
Views: 51102

Re: 43S News

Walter wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:58 am
Using the same hardware would be appreciated. Though who knows ...
Would be cool - So was there another thread , before this one ? :)

Have DM said they're gonna make it ?
by Zaphod
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: 43S News
Replies: 420
Views: 51102

Re: 43S News

Please forgive my ignorance, but I'm a tiny bit confused. Is this WP43S in collaboration with SwissMicros or a homebrew project making use of the DM42 hardware? Interested too in finding out , where this project is going ...... Will it be a DM machine similar to the DM42 ? Using the same base chass...
by Zaphod
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: Free42 web site has moved
Replies: 8
Views: 3170

Re: Free42 web site has moved

Not that I would, but if you try via this place , the link is broken (cos it still points to .com presumably)
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Science-CAD/Free42.shtml

I'm not sure whether that updates given time, but just thought you'd like to know :shock:
by Zaphod
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and problem reports
Topic: And still it keeps on going
Replies: 12
Views: 3097

Re: And still it keeps on going

I assumed there would be a voltage limit with the calculator refusing to work below. Where is it? Processor data sheet says lower supply limit is 1.71v , although the Vbat monitoring is done internally via a divide by 3 network , so I wouldn’t like to rely on it being too accurate .... Anyone actua...
by Zaphod
Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Hardware issues
Topic: buttons that don't register well
Replies: 183
Views: 34095

Re: buttons that don't register well

Even adding a small sheet on the inside of the rear steel panel (wouldn't have to be over the whole surface) would help damp any excess noise/resonance from the buttons 'rattling' when being used. It needs some trials A tact switch soldered to the board (compared to a dome directly applied) can't be...
by Zaphod
Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Hardware issues
Topic: buttons that don't register well
Replies: 183
Views: 34095

Re: buttons that don't register well

I agree

But a (thin foam etc) sheet could be added to damp down any excess noise of operation perhaps.