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Good News Everybody!

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on October 23, 2005

Here’s a set of Futurama panoramas

Gotta love that robot porn (which for certain values of interestingly appears to be some sort of simple radio transmitter)…

(linkage via Digg)


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  1. megadog said,

    The robot-porn is indeed a stylised & incomplete version of the primitive “FM radio bug” transmitters that were popular in the 1970s. Basically just a low-power oscillator with a varicap diode across the coil to provide FM. I recall making one of these back when I was about ten, using an OC170 transistor and a power-diode for the modulator because my pocket-money wouldn’t run to buying a ‘proper’ varicap.

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