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by bode
Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:30 pm
Forum: PCB Design Questions
Topic: Eagle part creation question
Replies: 1
Views: 695

Eagle part creation question

Hi, This might be a dumb question, but here is goes: when I create a new through-hole part in Eagle, how much (if any) larger should I make the hole than the part data sheet specifies? I.e. I have a part that specifies 1.50+/- 0.1 mm holes, how big should I make the hole? And, does it even matter, g...
by bode
Thu May 14, 2009 5:19 pm
Forum: SparkFun Site Questions/Comments
Topic: Nokia breakout: inductor very hot
Replies: 16
Views: 8049

Very hot indeed

I have experienced exactly the same thing you saw -- not sure you found more details? I have found that, especially if i run it off of 5V instead of 3.3V, it can get extremely hot. I ran it at 5V for a long time before I touched it, so it did not appear to self-destruct, but I think the 3.3v is much...