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a MacroFab Podcast

Parker and Stephen explore topics in engineering each week.

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Guard the CHIPS, New Math for Double E’s

Community feedback that led Parker to order a Bambu X1 Carbon 3D Printer, arriving any day now, S to the L to the A, “guardrails” that the U.S.

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GPUs D.O.A, Reverse Polarity Problems, A 3D Printer Pickle

Dead on Arrival for high end GPUs. Why do so many consumer electronics not have reverse polarity protection?

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The aCADemy of Education - Joshua Manley of

This week, Josh Manley, Co-Owner & CEO of, shares their expertise in software and design education.

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Crawfish Conundrum

We discuss the different seasoning, boil and soak times, and building an inexpensive boil pot from materials and supplies Stephen already has.

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Plastic Deg-Ra-Dation with Scott Hansen of Retro-Brite

Our guest this week is Scott Hansen, Founder of Retro-Brite which restores yellowed plastics by reversing the chromophores degradation.

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Another Tool for Your Toolbox

Is it time for Stephen to finally get a 3D printer and join the maker revolution? Parker and Stephen discuss how engineers use 3D printers this week.

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Failing to Electrocute the Chicken

The history banana connectors with Stephen! Then Parker brings up Elon Musk's Neuralink Implant for happy pigs and why projects take forever.

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Like Old Cheese

What separates good documentation from bad and which kind of application notes do you like? Also, Ancient Chinese Semiconductor 7-segment drivers!

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Designing in Color – Greg Paulsen on 3D Printing

Greg Paulsen of Xometry rejoins the podcast to discuss the specifications, designing for scale, and design considerations for 3D Printing technologies.

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Does the Simulation Match the Reality?

Guests Ben Heckendorn and Chris Kraft discuss Spooky Pinball and the beginnings of 3D printers.

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Gotta Look Pro

It is National Engineers Week and Stephen spills the beans on his Audio Amplifier Past.

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