Happy 100th Birthday to the flip-flop! (nt)

mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 17,622
Not talkin' footware here, we're talkin' basic, enabling electronic circuitry for the "digital revolution". 100 years old this month! I didn't even send a card :p

https://hackaday.com/2018/06/04/a-100th-birthday-celebration-for-the-flip-flop/

Thanks to Gary Kaufman for the link :)

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  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 2,439
    edited June 8
    I thought this thread would be about those things you wear on your feet that trip and try to kill you.


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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 9,803
    Those batteries aren't 100yrs old lol
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 986
    edited June 8
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    Those batteries aren't 100yrs old lol

    They are new old stock.
    :wink:
    Post edited by mlistens03 on
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    txcoastal1 wrote: »

    You don't tell her you read the manual, and you tell her you know what the problem is, and you fixed it, because that what men do, fix things
    sure it has a flat response, and sure it has a lot of detail, and yes, it has good and clear lows. But is it enjoyable to listen to? Does it make you grin ear to ear? That’s what really matters.
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  • Tony MTony M Posts: 5,351
    100 years old and it hasn't caught fire yet! B)

    Goes to show you, some designs just work right forever.

    Makes me think of that light bulb in that Firehouse that still burned for over 100 years I think. It might still be burning bright.
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
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