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Should I memorize buck/boost schematics? #63945
03/27/06 11:32 PM
03/27/06 11:32 PM
C
Clydesdale  Offline OP
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Should I memorize the buck/boost schematics, or is this something that I should just keep handy as a reference so that when I bump into it I can just call on the corresponding schematic for the correct wireing? And then over time just let it become as routine as running a 3way switch?

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Re: Should I memorize buck/boost schematics? #63946
03/27/06 11:51 PM
03/27/06 11:51 PM
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I often say, the best thing engineering school taught me was where to look things up.

Re: Should I memorize buck/boost schematics? #63947
03/28/06 06:39 PM
03/28/06 06:39 PM
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Clyde:
Memorise where you keep the drawing!

Like I tell my students; don't try to memorise the NEC, just know where to find what you're looking for

John


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Re: Should I memorize buck/boost schematics? #63948
03/28/06 06:54 PM
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There must be at least a dozen different ways to connect buck boosts.

I agree with John, just remember where in the truck you keep the diagrams.

Bob


Bob Badger
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Re: Should I memorize buck/boost schematics? #63949
03/28/06 11:10 PM
03/28/06 11:10 PM
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Great! Thanks.


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