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Electronics Fun & Fundamentals: Analog Reborn

Electronics Fun & Fundamentals: Analog Reborn

In the early 1950s, aircraft development created an urgent need for simulations, and analog computers were ideally suited to run flight simulators. Digital computers barely existed in those days, but aircraft dynamics could be modeled by the flow of electric current through potentiometers, amplifiers, and capacitors. Such circuits were analogous to the real world, and so […]

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Review: Bernzomatic Firepoint Creator Tool

Review: Bernzomatic Firepoint Creator Tool

Manufacturer: Bernzomatic URL: https://www.bernzomatic.com/Products/Hand-Torches/Instant-On-Off/BZ8360T Price: $75 Like so many of you, I’ve had an old torch head for propane and map tanks laying around workshops for my entire life. It’s the kind of tool you only need occasionally, but there’s no other tool in the shop that does what it does, so it also never goes away. The […]

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