[sdiy] Outputs grounded! Re: SSI2164 datasheet updated

Pete Hartman pete.hartman at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 02:20:52 CEST 2018

That's a class move, taking a personal NOT ON THE LIST email and use it in
an apparent desire to re-ignite the whole mess.

I think GMail still has something like a killfile these days, yes?

On Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 6:52 PM, KD KD <pic24hj at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2018-08-12 5:07 GMT+02:00, Pete Hartman <pete.hartman at gmail.com>:
> > I am just as cranky with Neil's BS about Dixon and the value of practical
> > experience, but it would help the list if you could take it down a notch
> > here.
> Notch down? Pardon me, it's you who slams Neil en masse, perhaps you
> should CALM down? Dixon is mature enough to handle personal attacks
> himself. Dixon no saint,have bashed people on e.g Muff's.
> I went baffled Neil dissing my guess works while doing his own guess
> works pretending to know 99%. But now everyone has calmed down
> and everything is fine at the SDIY temple. ;-)
> > I'm pretty sure "there is no reason for connecting it directly to GND",
> in
> > the context of that whole sentence, is a typo and he actually meant no
> > reason not to do that.
> Silly argument since "now" Neil have studied the design and clearly
> says GND in and outs, evidential.
> > It is interesting that before this data sheet he sang a different tune,
> > while now he speaks as if it were obvious.
> See, there you are! "Tada".
> > That said, the current data sheet says two important things about all the
> > stuff listed here: do NOT use a resistor to ground, and DO connect the
> > output to ground.
> So why do Rossum connect output to GND via a resistor (although small)
> and so did Sowa in one of his VCF's (10K). But Sowa changed his mind
> in his latest post it seams.
> > I looked at the (simplified) circuit in the datasheet
> > and I don't actually see an obvious reason why it would be
> >a problem -- as  opposed to doing that with an op amp, or
> >a CMOS output.
> > Pete
> Just tried try address the fact prior 2164 datasheet
> didnt give guidance at all with unused VCAs.
> Oh, the drama at SDIY temple mound among the priests.
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