Archive for the ‘name that ware’ Category

Name that Ware, August 2017

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

The Ware for August 2017 is below.

I removed a bit of context to make it more difficult — if it proves unguessable I’ll zoom out slightly (or perhaps just leave one extra, crucial hint to consider).

Winner, Name that Ware July 2017

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

The ware for July 2017 is a PMT (photomultiplier tube) module. I’d say wrm gets the prize this month, for getting that it’s a PMT driver first, and for linking to a schematic. :) That’s an easy way to win me over. Gratz, email me to claim your prize!

Name that Ware July 2017

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The Ware for July 2017 is shown below.

Decided to do this one with the potting on to make it a smidgen more challenging.

Winner, Name that Ware June 2017

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The Ware for June 2017 is an ultrasonic delay line. Picked this beauty up while wandering the junk shops of Akihabara. There’s something elegant about the Old Ways that’s simply irresistible to me…back when the answer to all hard problems was not simply “transform it into the software domain and then compute the snot out of it”.

Grats to plum33 for nailing it! email me for your prize.

Name that Ware June 2017

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

The Ware for June 2017 is shown below.

If nobody can guess this one from just the pointy end of the stick, I’ll post a photo with more context…