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Is there a place to a certain kind of questions in EE.SE?

It looks like an XY question, but it is not ! It looks like a shopping question, but it is not! It seems poorly specified, but it is in a certain sense! It is certainly needed, but it has no chance in ...
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Migrating questions when and why

This question was migrated to Motor vehicle maintenanace and repair: https://mechanics.stackexchange.com/q/77787/10976 Why? It is clearly not about a motor vehicle and is about the use of power ...
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What more details does my question need?

My question here has been closed: How can I increase the range of an EMP device? What more details does it need?
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How to add a schematic if my mobile device can't run the schematics editor?

I'm using a touch-screen device (a smartphone or a tablet) to access this site. Hence, the built-in circuit lab won't work for me. What do I do to add a schematic to my question?
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I have answered 2 questions with a score of 1 each on the tag digital-logic. Yet my tag score is only 1 for digital-logic. Why?

My tag score for [digital-logic] is 1 instead of 2. Why?
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CommonMark markdown is live

As of 2020-06-11, Electrical Engineering site has reportedly been updated to use CommonMark markdown engine. Migration Schedule If any strange formatting issues appear, bugs can be reported on the ...
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Why is there a project management tag?

I noticed that there is a tag project-management. This should be explicitly off-topic and there is even a dedicated site for such questions, https://pm.stackexchange.com/. Notably, almost no question ...
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2020 Community Moderator Election Results

Electrical Engineering's fourth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the two new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank ...
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Close reason for a calco (like a typo)?

The question How to fully discharge supercapacitor? was answered by showing the user that they had made a calculation error. Should there be a "caused by a typo or calculation error" close reason?
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I'm not electrified by the existence of the blanket [electrical] and [electricity] tags, let's remove them, or at least blacklist them

Both these tags are typically used when the poster isn't intending to dig for an actually descriptive tag. Neither of these tags should be existing, as they apply to every single question on this ...
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Dark mode for EE.SE

Why we don't have the dark mode for EE sub? when it's going to be enabled for us?
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Help page about embedding LaTeX is wrong, needs fixin'

https://electronics.stackexchange.com/editing-help#latex is plain wrong, $x$ doesn't work on EE.SE, \$x\$ does (which, honestly, ...
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Not sure where to ask for components selection

I'm reading through the meta- questions & answer here and on Hardware Recommendation site. Still it's unclear to me where is appropriate to ask for components recommendation. HR seems to accept ...
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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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2020 Community Moderator Election

The 2020 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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how to revert to desktop version of chat?

I accidentally clicked on the mobile link below: And when I join the chat room, it appears optimized for mobile browser viewing: How do I revert to the desktop experience?
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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Electrical Engineering is scheduled for an election next week, May ...
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how much rep do i need to edit questions and have the edit take effect immediately?

i'm not used to having my DSP or EE expertise questioned like this. i don't even have the problem at the math SE or the physics SE.
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What does approve button in suggested edits do?

I received an email today informing I have something in my inbox, when I clicked the link, it opened a page showing suggested edits to my closed question, on the page I'm shown on that users winny and ...
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Is “why isn't my fpga blinking an LED” on topic here?

I've bought an FPGA, written some verilog to blink an LED, I've flashed the FPGA and it "doesn't work". So my question is basically "why don't I see any blinking? Where is the bug and how do I fix ...
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Why is Hi deleted?

When I start my answer with Hi-Z, it is shown in the preview, but after submission, the Hi- part is auto-deleted. Why is that?? Is it to prevent salutions like <...
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“needs more focus”: Significantly different from former “too broad” close reason

The question I am planning to start manufacturing of smart locks and smart bulb that are integrated with tuya application. How should I make a circuit? was pretty rightfully (imho, but I think ...
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Can't access “reasons for” links in closure box

Until very recently (maybe less than a couple of days ago) if I voted to close a question, I could re-open the close box and find a hyper-link to a page that explained why shopping questions get ...
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2020 Moderator Election — Community Interest Check

Note: An election has now been set up to start question collection on May 11, 2020, and nominations open on May 18, 2020. Thanks to everyone that showed interest in running. As you may have noticed, ...
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Question marked as active today, with no activity on it today

I keep seeing old questions on the homepage that don't seem to have any recent activity on them. Like this one for instance, which was on the home page and claims to have been last active today, but ...
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Inappropriate answer?

A longtime user said that my answer was inappropriate. SN74LS93N is not counting as expected Please help me understand why it is inappropriate. I have been an active user for a year now, and I thought ...
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Why was the list of closers removed when a question is closed?

They used to tell us who voted to close... I had a question that I answered closed a couple of hours afterwards. Here: Handheld oscilloscope for saving waveform in memory While the OP did detail the ...
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Questions, Answers and Ethics

Recently I encountered an SE-EE question that, to my mind, raised some ethical issues. Specifically, the question related to designing a constant-current source for making colloidal silver. Question ...
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“Reference question” for 555-related questions

A lot of electronics beginners use the NE555 as a learning tool, and that might very well be a good thing – but: in real-world applications, it's rarely the optimum (under any perceivable metric but "...
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Off-topic close reasons (Flagging off topic questions) [duplicate]

I just stumbled on this question How to do UDP Transmission on ENC28J60? which asks advice about a software library. I wanted to flag the question as off topic, and noticed a nice reason "this ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Possible migration from sound.SE

I asked a question on sound.SE regarding the DC/AC output of an SPL meter. I was hesitant regarding the best suited SE website. Since the question is pretty specific to audio, I choose sound.SE. But ...
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iPhone SE app bug?

The StackExchange app on my iPhone (6s) keeps prompting me to join meta - which clearly I already have. It prompts for this whenever I attempt and up/down vote or comment. I have tried logging out, ...
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Did the “visited link” color change recently?

Roses are red, violets are blue, Normal links are blue, visited links are red. But has the visited link color changed, very recently? I can't seem to recall it was red. Maybe my memory is weak, ...
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Is there a notice board on EESE?

I shall be attending the funeral service for Barrie Gilbert (known for the Gilbert Cell and for his translinear theory from 1975.) This is the obituary for Barrie Gilbert. After the memorial service, ...
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Add pictures or schematics in this forum

Please tell me how to add a picture or an electronic leds schematic design to an answer. When we are asking we have some symbols in the frame to add pictures but what when we are answering? Thanks
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What is going on with this question

Is there a chart that translates old tube symbol to the new tube symbol I got an answer to this question i dont know why this question was closed. This has been my second question thats been shut ...
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What does stackexchange do to prevent/police honor sharing?

Recently, I posted an excellent question with enough info for an answer and found an outstanding series of answers that I had wanted to post, but my question had been down-voted twice and then closed. ...
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Good fit for EESE or Physics Stack Exchange?

I have a question that could be appropriate only for Physics Stack Exchange (and not for EESE), so I thought it would be a good idea to post it here on meta, so I could get a confirmation. Here goes ...
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Questioning this closure

What should you consider when translating a tube schematic into transistor circuit? I got an answer to this question i dont know why this question was closed. Whom ever closed this needs to state ...
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Critique My Question

PSU Series and Parallel Tracking Mode, Current Limit Behavior I think this is a well considered and articulated question. Also not that deep or esoteric. So why hasn't it gotten any love?
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Question Ban Criteria

How is it possible that I posed a question several months ago, take a haitus for 4+ months and now I am suddenly unable to pose questions? What is the quantitative criteria that determines status?
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Can I ask purely theoretical questions here?

Can I ask purely theoretical and hypothetical questions here? For example: What is the largest (the biggest area of) e-ink display that we could hypothetically power and make usable (working, ...
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How to edit the question to address the likely reasons that it was closed?

How low have mains frequencies gone? What areas once used 30 Hz, and why? Votes are +10/-3, there are three good answers with summed votes +18/-0, and the answers. The stated close reason is: ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Request to add a tag synonym or rename - safety-capacitor for x-capacitor

Ok, right now we have a single tag for dealing with safety caps and that is x-capacitor. But there is at least three types that I know of, X, Y and XY capacitors. When I went to ask a question about ...
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Can I ask about finding a substitute / replacement component that's discontinued?

I am following an old schematic and a few of the Inductors are discontinued and cannot be found for sale anywhere. I have the datasheets but don't know enough about Inductors to find a suitable ...
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Cleaning up typo tags

Disclaimer: I am relatively new to this site and Stack Exchange Tags in general. I recently passed the reputation barrier for creating new tags and though to myself, "Hey, that's pretty cool, I can ...
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Can we have the correct prefix for “people reached”?

Of course, this should be capital M from mega, not the lower case m from milli!
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Canonical learning questions, allowed or make a wiki?

I was trying to decide whether or not to ask a certain type of question on EE.SE concerning expanding my knowledge of electronics etc.. I then found this question from 2012: Canonical "Software ...

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