On Sun, 25 Feb 2018 23:01:10 -0800, you wrote:
3 questions that are bothering me:
I picked up several Pomona dual banana plug shorting bars at the Rickreall,
OR Swap meet 2 weeks ago.
I just noticed they have the usual tab sticking out on one side with the
abbreviation GND on it.
Does Pomona know something about shorting bars that I don't?
It's only going to ground with the ground tab in the ground hole, any
other use is not covered in the manual.
Was I using them wrong half of the time if I wasn't paying attention to
Does anyone pay attention to the polarity of a shorting bar?
Check the fine print in the revision of the manual that wasn't
published (see internal memo #423331.1).
Another thing: According to Mouser the Yaego 0 ohm resistors they sell are
specified at only 1%. How do they know?
They obviously measured them.
Finally: Why are the buttons on the cash machine at the drive up window of a
bank in Braille?
That one I can answer. Regulations and they use the keyboards in
I have one for the list:
Why do I need a smart phone to talk to stupid people?
Dennis Tillman W7PF