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Autofade Lamp Test Circuit Upgrade

On Saturday, I reported that I didn’t have enough current gain in my autofade lamp test circuit to get a flashlight lamp to glow. The solution was to insert a second transistor, so that the circuit looks like this now: … Continue reading

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Autofade Table Lamp on Youtube

Here’s the autofade table lamp video that I posted to Youtube. Values of the capacitor and resistors are subject to tweaking, of course.

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Autofade Table Lamp

Years ago, my car had an interior light that would come on when the door was opened, then slowly fade away when the door was closed. I now need something like that for my apartment. The light switch next to … Continue reading

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