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rocket

The next part of the rocket launcher build. The final product kind of looks like a doomsday device…

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rocket

The second part of my rocket launcher build. As mentioned in the last post, I had drawn up a schematic for the prototype launcher (simple I know…). The next part was building the circuit which was first put onto a breadboard.

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rocket

From a very young age, I have always wanted a model rocket. And that dream came true. It seems whenever I get together with my good friend Adam we seem to do the most spontaneous things. It started with an idea and then we decided to drive to town and buy a rocket kit. Why not!

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Darlington

The world has been a very different place since the invention of the humble transistor. There are many pages where you can read about the invention and history but I’m not prepared to give a history lesson. A transistor has two uses: amplification and switching. They also…

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