[sdiy] Blind Luck with Noise Generator?

Andre Majorel amajorel at teaser.fr
Wed Aug 7 22:55:28 CEST 2002

On 2002-08-07 09:55 -0700, patchell wrote:

>     I can't believe the luck I just had.  I was working on my
> synthesizer
> http://www.silcom.com/~patchell/smb1/smb.html
>     Spent the morning Tuning the VCO's.  When I completed that, I
> decided to get the noise source working.  Literally picked a 2n3904, at
> random, selected a bias resistor, again, more or less at random...gain
> values for the amplifier more or less at random...hooked it up (well,
> soldered them into the board), and bingo...what sounds like nice clean
> white noise (clean noise...?).  Maybe I better go out and buy a lottery
> ticket.  Never had a noise source that worked right off the bat before.

There was a sportsman who said something to the effect of "the
more I practice, the luckier I get".

André Majorel <amajorel at teaser.fr>

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