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The simple crossovers--one each for the woofer and tweeter in each speaker--come with the coils, capacitors and resistors hard-wired on perforated breadboards.
Instead of using engineering’s discrete modules of code, transistors, resistors, and capacitors, synthetic biology builds things from sequences of genetic material.
A conventional silicon chip can stand up to about 480º F (250º C) before the chip's semiconductors stop acting as electrical resistors, rendering the chip useless.
To solve that problem, the Stanford team eliminated the radio-frequency source in the transmitter and replaced it with a commercially available voltage amplifier and feedback resistor.
Marvelous circuits of prose inductors, resistors and switches simulate ordinary history so nearly as to make readers forget the real thing.
The Resistor Simple, commonplace and absolutely vital to our electronic world – take a closer look at the current-fighting backbone of circuitry, the resistor!
And these shelves were loaded with bins full of electronic components: resistors, capacitors, transistors, coils, diodes, and lots of other itty bitty things.
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