TC Projects: Lead-Acid Battery Backup

From Technology Connections. You can support this channel on Patreon! Link below Sometimes life throws curveballs. But rather than just get hit in the face, why not do something about them? This video is a mishmash of a project, some insight on Lead-Acid Battery technology, inverters, and applications. A bit different you might say from…

CDs: More to Talk About (Sony vs. Philips)

From Technology Connections. You can support this channel on Patreon! Link below Well, it’s time to answer that question that’s been burning in your minds. There’s lots of good stuff down here, so please to expand it to see! First, some links! The oscilloscope segment was highly condensed for this video, and you can find…

The Compact Disc: An Introduction

From Technology Connections. You can support this channel on Patreon! Link below. The Compact Disc. Just, like, radical man. Lasers making the music? What will the technology wizards think of next? In this video we take a first look at the compact disc and its underlying encoding. Soon we’ll be looking more into CD players…

Nyquist-Shannon; The Backbone of Digital Sound

From Technology Connections. You can support this channel on Patreon! Link below Let’s talk a bit more about digital sound. Thanks to a mathematical theorem, we know that a bandlimited signal can perfectly be represented by a series of discrete samples that occur at twice the rate of the frequency of the bandlimit. OK, that’s…

Sound By Numbers: The Rise of Digital Sound

From Technology Connections. You can support this channel on Patreon! Link below These days, listening to music on the analog formats of old has seen a massive resurgence. Whether it’s cassettes or vinyl, it seems analog is in and mp3’s are out. But digital sound is pretty freaking neat! This video discusses how it works…

Betamovie: Sony’s Terrible (But Ingenious) Camcorder

From Technology Connections. You can support this channel on Patreon! Link below Oh man, did this not go well for Sony. Sometimes clever engineering can really backfire, as was the case for Betamovie. Let’s learn a bit about it. Here are some links that discuss Betamovie in greater detail: http://www.totalrewind.org/cameras/C_BMC1.htm http://www.mrbetamax.com/BetamovieExplained.htm# http://www.betainfoguide.net/BTMpage.htm You can support…

The Most Common EV Charging Misconception

From Technology Connections. We need to talk about private home charging more than we do. 99% of our charging infrastructure already exists, and this is something that absolutely needs to be communicated and not enough people are doing. Here is my attempt. In short, no matter if it’s a Chevy Volt, Bolt EV, Nissan Leaf,…

The LED’s Challenge to High Pressure Sodium

From Technology Connections. You can support this channel on Patreon! Link below Now that we know why street lights are orange, let’s look at whether or not they should still be so. The answer isn’t as straightforward as it might seem. Although newer technology seems to surpass HPS in nearly all respects, there are still…