XO-1.75 microphone socket

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 11:38:40 EST 2010

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 11:19 AM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 4:19 PM,  <forster at ozonline.com.au> wrote:
>>> Just make sure you keep in mind the difference between the specification and what is likely to be acceptable.  One value is better suited to personal tinkering, the other to widespread propagation.
>> Good point. As background to my questions Turtle Art 103 now supports sensor input.
>> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Activities/TurtleArt/Using_Turtle_Art_Sensors
>> As the specification stands, no teacher is going to conduct science experiments with external voltages. If the specification is changed to +-9v then they will have the confidence to conduct experiments with caution.
> Why not use 1.5V alkaline cells?  Or measure voltage from a lemon
> battery?  I can think of any number of safe experiments.

Why not indeed. See

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Walter Bender
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