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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:14 am

You're right -- it is. I'm impressed!

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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby zenguitar » Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:28 pm

Thanks Desmond, great find, such a clear illustration of the basics.

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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby feline1 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:18 pm

It is nice, I especially liked the diagrams of air mocules.
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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby Folderol » Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:52 pm

That really is first class :clap:
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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby ef37a » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:26 pm

Luuuurve to join the glee club but that link will not open for me.

Not on this HP W7 laptop nor on a W10 desktop.

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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby resistorman » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:40 pm

ef37a wrote:Luuuurve to join the glee club but that link will not open for me.

Not on this HP W7 laptop nor on a W10 desktop.

Dave.

Works for me on Win 10 laptop and an ipad...

Impressive! Sharing...
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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:49 pm

Works for me.

Have you got something set up that prevents javascripts from running in your browser?

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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby ef37a » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:13 pm

Hi Hugh,

I tried to download Java but the site is down so I downloaded Java 8 from nitite.com.

Link still does not work. In Manage Addons I found 'Java sv helper' was disabled, enabled it but still no joy. The link just sits top of screen as a tab but nothing else opens.

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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby The Elf » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:09 pm

Works for me. Clever.
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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby Martin Walker » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:15 pm

Well it works for me, and I love it!

SO informative in such a basic yet helpful way (they even got me answering the questions ;) )

And I loved what you could do with the Convergence control in later examples - very clever :thumbup:


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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby desmond » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:28 pm

ef37a wrote:I tried to download Java but the site is down so I downloaded Java 8 from nitite.com.

Despite the name similarities, "Java" has nothing to do with javascript. At all.

You don't need Java. You do need a relatively modern web browser that supports web standards, and not have much of it's functionality disabled.
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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby Martin Walker » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:36 pm

desmond wrote:
ef37a wrote:I tried to download Java but the site is down so I downloaded Java 8 from nitite.com.

Despite the name similarities, "Java" has nothing to do with javascript. At all.

You don't need Java. You do need a relatively modern web browser that supports web standards, and not have much of it's functionality disabled.

Agreed - I was recently persuaded to try Google Chrome after my wife simply couldn't run a particular web site on Firefox, and which recommended Chrome.

Chrome not only installed quickly on her machine, carried over all her bookmarks and so on from Firefox, and ran the web site in question perfectly, but also resolved a long-standing problem of hers with videos on another site that had simply never appeared at all on screen.

I was so impressed that despite my reservations about Google, I installed Chrome on my own PC, only to find that it also resolved long-standing frustrations with at least three web sites that I visit regularly.

I'm still highly wary of Google's information mining tactics, but Chrome is now a keeper.


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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby ef37a » Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:12 am

desmond wrote:
ef37a wrote:I tried to download Java but the site is down so I downloaded Java 8 from nitite.com.

Despite the name similarities, "Java" has nothing to do with javascript. At all.

And yet the Ms site tells me to make sure I have the latest version of Java installed!


You don't need Java. You do need a relatively modern web browser that supports web standards, and not have much of it's functionality disabled.

I have tried 'cmd' >Regsvr32 jscript.dll but no joy. Even unistalled Silverlight in case that was "getting in the way" !

Yes I use EI11 but really don't want to change just for one problem site. Not had any other issues.

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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby Sam Spoons » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:54 am

Blank screen here with the Mavericks bundled version of Safari (which does happen with some other websites) I get an 'upgrade your browser' nag with a couple of there websites too (Facebook notably). Since to upgrade Safari I would have to upgrade my OS and it is working well (and I have it on 2 MacPro's 2 x MacBook Pro's and one iMac) I'm reluctant to change anything.

I do also have a, not so current, version of Firefox on here though and it's fine on that so I'll watch it later......
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Re: Let's Learn About Waveforms

Postby Wonks » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:30 pm

And in comparison, here's a bad tutorial on distortion - starting with some harmonic theory (but harmonics that are already out of phase with the fundamental - though they don't tell you that) - and neglecting the importance of the amplitude of the harmonic.

http://blackstoneappliances.com/dist101.html
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