The quest for the right connector for a project! The right of passage for any hardware electrical engineer starts with a connector catalog.
This is the last installment of Stephen's 'Adventures in Injection Molding'. We are going to recap the entire two year sage and close the book on it.
The Jeep Prop Fan project rides again! Well some iteration of it at least. Lets design an open source PCM (Power Control Module) for automotive apps!
Is there a statue of limitations on open source hardware projects? This week, Stephen and Parker dive into what open source means for both of them.
Controlling PCB costs of your next product is all about avoiding the extremes of the manufacturing specifications. Don't let your EDA tool fool you!
What is the worst thing about the Analog Devices and Linear Technologies merger? The incompatible color schemes of course.
What is your EDA Tool workflow? Where do you start with a new design? When is it O.K. to rely on another part footprint? Are JEDEC standards fine?
Stephen adventures into thermal testing of oscillators and analog circuits while Parker gets greasy with timing chains on the Wagon.
Is Molex or JST the new Xerox for Electrical Engineers? Stephen explores this while trying to find that elusive JST style battery connector.
Datasheets are usually an engineer's friend. However, Stephen finds that his rotary switch's datasheets do not match the physical device.
Stephen's non analog projects starts! He is designing a Fermentation Controller for brewing. There is also a proposed Community project!
I/O expanders verse cheap shift registers, leaking electronics, and better datasheets.
Parker finds his lithium charger IC and Stephen works on the 2nd longest running project on the MEP!
Come celebrate the third anniversary of the MEP as Parker and Stephen discuss a potential video game.
Stephen looks to resurrect the ribbon microphone project and of course Parker scope creeps it.
Parker wraps up his Wagon Chime Module and looks at USB Power Switches and Stephen covers his EQ build.
Stephen and Parker discuss removing broken taps and what to do about old forgotten projects.
Stephen creates a new blog and starts documenting his projects and Parker pitches a SDR based car radio.
Parker opens the Wagon's chime module and Stephen finishes his uTracer project!
Parker modifies car parts and assembles the Thermal Detonator and Stephen starts working with STM32 microcontrollers.
Stephen and Parker reminisce about building trebuchets and break down the A/C control module electrical schematic.
Parker discusses his MEP SAO and finding unobtainium connectors for the Jeep while Stephen looks for version control.
Stephen picks an enclosure for the uTracer project and Parker gets a new Jeep Grand Wagoneer.
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