By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more

Member postings for Enough!

Here is a list of all the postings Enough! has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.

Thread: Macro-photography
27/05/2020 17:31:30
Posted by Raymond Griffin on 27/05/2020 17:08:09:

think that it would need red and blue/green filters as I cannot see how polaroid separation could work on a PC.



Red (L)-Blue(R) anaglyph is one way. I think most stereo3D-philes would prefer either

- side-by-side postings in:

(a) cross-eyed mode - right image on left; left image on right, or

(b) wall-eyed (parallel-eyed) mode - left image on left right image on right

or

- simply post the individual image and let the user do his/her favourite thing.

27/05/2020 16:26:46

Raphael,

Just a word of appreciation for starting this thread. It has been really, really interesting !

27/05/2020 16:23:46
Posted by Michael Gilligan on 27/05/2020 13:27:24:

If you post the two images separately, I’m sure we could pair them up for ourselves.

 

+1

Posting the images separately - or, Raymond, simply putting them in your album with a note to that effect in a post here - would be fine for me.

My breath is bated.

Edited By Bandersnatch on 27/05/2020 16:24:04

Thread: albums
27/05/2020 16:19:30

FWIW, I typically resize my pics to 8" x 6" @120 pixels/inch which works for me and gives a decent size picture for the user if he clicks on it in a post.

Thread: Heat Bed Thermistor
26/05/2020 22:31:37

Certainly ohm-meter measurements, with the thermistor plug disconnected at the PCB, indicate an intermittent open-circuit. Moreover that's the failure mode I'd expect from a constantly flexing cable. There's no visual sign of any short.

So I think your explanation has it, Duncan - thanks.

 

Edited By Bandersnatch on 26/05/2020 22:31:52

Thread: Terabyte Internet Speed
26/05/2020 18:23:41

Just musing but ... it seems to me that the capacity of the world wide internet infrastructure depends not only on the number of people using it and their activities but also on the data speed. Doubling the data speed effectively doubles the capacity, which alone may be a good reason for increasing speeds regardless of whether most users can actually capitalise on those speeds.

Or maybe that's stating the obvious blush

Thread: Heat Bed Thermistor
26/05/2020 17:17:14

Thanks, Neil (not Niel as I'm sure you know wink ).

So a temperature display that flickers from 60 °C to 7000-odd °C is indicating an intermittent short rather than open circuit.

26/05/2020 16:25:52

The typical heat bed thermistor .... does its resistance increase or decrease with rising temperature?

I'm assuming it decreases but I would like to get it confirmed.

Thread: Macro-photography
25/05/2020 18:27:09

Sam, if you're interested - or becoming interested - in 3D Stereo, you might want to browse this site.

25/05/2020 00:57:11

Posted by Sam Stones on 24/05/2020 23:16:34:

This **LINK** explains various techniques including free-viewing which might work for you. For me, it doesn’t.

My brain seems to have been exercised on too many occasions to only take a cross-eyed view of things.cheeky

Just to be clear, Sam "free-viewing" encompasses both wall-eyed (parallel) and cross-eyed viewing.

Thread: The sneering detractors
24/05/2020 16:59:10
Posted by Howard Lewis on 24/05/2020 16:55:11:

If they are really bad enough, the Moderators can .....

Ah, finally the voice of reason.

24/05/2020 15:12:41

Dilbert for Sunday May 24 2020

Thread: Macro-photography
23/05/2020 18:45:13
Posted by Sam Stones on 23/05/2020 02:28:49:

Never having seen them before, I’d guess the half-blinds in those Ritech glasses separate the left/right image pair and don’t send you cross-eyed?

Exactly, Sam. They're made for viewing side-by-side movies I think and I've used them for that with internet offerings quite effectively. Mostly I have the blinds wide open though.

Michael, that is very effective - thanks. I still can't free-view it any more though. Back in the day I was heavily into stereo photography (Stereo-Realist, Viewmaster and other cameras). I still have most of the cameras (except Viewmaster) I think. Film's presumably a problem these days.

In those days I could free view (wall-eyed) at the drop of a hat. Ah, the delights of ageing. I'm going down the road to cataracts myself

23/05/2020 01:27:04

I could never do cross-eyed well Sam. More of a wall-eyed man myself (and not very good at that any more at my age - at one time I could just drop straight in ).

In any event, I copied the pic , flipped the shots and viewed with Ritech glasses blush.

That's pretty interesting. Never thought of doing stereo on PCBs.

Thread: 3D CAD software - what do you use?
23/05/2020 01:08:30

That is incredibly good. One can only dream !

Thread: The sneering detractors
22/05/2020 00:56:55
Posted by Dave Halford on 21/05/2020 13:52:31:

At the bottom of each post there's a link titled 'ignore member' all you have to do is use it. and you'll never see a post from them ever again.

 

... except every time they are quoted.

Edited By Bandersnatch on 22/05/2020 01:15:53

Thread: A polite note to beginners from ARC
21/05/2020 01:27:14

It would be nice if people would take others' posts at face value more, rather than colouring them with their own prejudices.

(On that score one could take a leaf out of Ketan's book).

Edited By Bandersnatch on 21/05/2020 01:27:31

20/05/2020 18:31:43
Posted by Ketan Swali on 20/05/2020 17:59:09:
Posted by Bandersnatch on 20/05/2020 17:22:41:
Posted by Ketan Swali on 20/05/2020 14:42:35:

Yes, this shows off the ARC product in question. He does not get extra commission for this.

"extra" That's an interesting word. Does that mean he does get commission from Arc in other situations?

Coming from a person who once suggested to me 'if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen', I cant tell if your post is meant to be a joke or sarcasm teeth 2...



Neither one Ketan - I honestly don't see why you would assume that.

Simply that the conjunction of "extra" with "commission" suggests, to me, that there is a level of commission which is not "extra" and I was curious.

Maybe curious (or picky) would be a better word than joke or sarcasm.

Wow! you have a long memorysmiley

20/05/2020 17:22:41
Posted by Ketan Swali on 20/05/2020 14:42:35:

Yes, this shows off the ARC product in question. He does not get extra commission for this.

"extra" That's an interesting word. Does that mean he does get commission from Arc in other situations?

Thread: 3D CAD software - what do you use?
20/05/2020 01:33:22
Posted by Barrie Lever on 20/05/2020 00:04:49:
Posted by Bandersnatch on 19/05/2020 22:16:16:

Do you do 3D printing?

Yes but almost exclusively from my own designs.

 

I do my own stuff too (really get a kick out of modelling then seeing the printed result!).

However I'm printing something right now from Thingi. It's a longish print (~8 hrs) and it's not going that well. I think the design could be modified to improve printing (and function actually) with some simple changes. But .... I only have an STL file. The only other recourse is to remodel it from scratch.

Edited By Bandersnatch on 20/05/2020 01:35:18

Magazine Locator

Want the latest issue of Model Engineer or Model Engineers' Workshop? Use our magazine locator links to find your nearest stockist!

Find Model Engineer & Model Engineers' Workshop

Latest Forum Posts
Support Our Partners
Warco
rapid Direct
JD Metals
walker midge
cowells
Eccentric July 5 2018
emcomachinetools
Eccentric Engineering
Subscription Offer

Latest "For Sale" Ads
Latest "Wanted" Ads
Get In Touch!

Do you want to contact the Model Engineer and Model Engineers' Workshop team?

You can contact us by phone, mail or email about the magazines including becoming a contributor, submitting reader's letters or making queries about articles. You can also get in touch about this website, advertising or other general issues.

Click THIS LINK for full contact details.

For subscription issues please see THIS LINK.

Digital Back Issues

Social Media online

'Like' us on Facebook
Follow us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter
 Twitter Logo

Pin us on Pinterest