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Circuit Break

a MacroFab Podcast

Parker and Stephen explore topics in engineering each week.

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Tune in as we share insights, anecdotes, and maybe a few confessions from our own prototyping adventures.

April 12, 2024

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Maniacal moving

Maniacal Moving

On this episode, Stephen and Parker talk about MacroFab moving to a new location.

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Trey German Returns and Automatic Game Overs

On this episode, Trey German returns to talk about his paramotor flight monitoring hardware.

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Banned Arduinos and Tuning Software By Ear

On this episode, Parker and Stephen talk about if the Arduino platform is right for students learning engineering.

Cloud net

Cloud Net

On this episode, Parker and Stephen talk about IoT Security Certifications and Arduinos...lots of Arduinos.

Surgical synthesizers

Surgical Synthesizers

On this episode, Parker and Stephen talk about EFM8 MCUs and Hotwheel Capacitors.

Ghost hunting with centex paranormal

Ghost Hunting with Centex Paranormal

On this episode, Michael Lyons of Centex Paranormal visits Parker and Stephen at MacroFab.

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The Macro Hour Mashup

Today's podcast is special as Stephen and Parker have a Co-Podcast with The Amp Hour's Chris Gammell.

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Erroneous Enclosures of Enormous Energy

Parker and Stephen talk about an Audio Amp for Spooky Pinball based off the LM1875.

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Embedded Brewing with Arduinos

Parker and Stephen talk about Stephen's Brewing Rig and designing the new PinHeck Pinball System.

You wont believe this one weird engineering trick

You won’t believe this ONE WEIRD Engineering trick

Parker and Stephen talk about the Analog board of the SSPS and clickbait engineering article titles.

Modular toilet humor

Modular Toilet Humor

Stephen and Parker talk about progress on the part libraries, modular cell phones, toilet humor, and college dev tools.

Dissolving energon cubes

Dissolving Energon Cubes

Stephen and Parker chat about updates to the SSPS and FX Dev board.

Bug can fix

If There is a Bug, You Can Fix It

Stephen and Parker have Kwabena of OpenMV as a guest on this week's podcast.

Super simple buss bars of power

Super Simple Buss Bars of Power

Parker and Stephen talk about the SSPS Energon Cube and Eagle Part Libraries.

Lousy datasheet buyouts

Lousy Datasheet Buyouts

Stephen and Parker rant (again) on bad datasheets, ARM being bought out by SoftBank, and general project updates.

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Pokey Datasheets and Incognito Arduinos

This week Stephen and Parker rant about terrible datasheets and incognito Arduinos.

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Interview with Ben Heck of The Ben Heck Show

This week Stephen and Parker have Benjamin Heckendorn of The Ben Heck Show as a guest!

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Quirky Quadcopters with Scott Shawcroft

This week Stephen and Parker have Scott Shawcroft of Chickadee-Tech as a guest. This episode is Quadcopter crazy.

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Let The RF Hit The Noise Floor

This week Stephen and Parker have Dustin Holliday as a guest to chat about the FCC and KiCad Python.

I will never know you viper

I Will Never Know You Viper

Stephen and Parker have guests Matt Keas and Brian Dorton from the Iron Yard and discuss the IoT of EVERYTHING.

Panning caps

Panning for Caps

Stephen and Parker discuss Gameboys using Raspberry Pi Zero, the FAA's new anti-drone system, and project updates.

Classy capacitors and lab war stories

Classy Capacitors and Lab War Stories

This week Stephen and Parker discuss capacitors, the Space Echo RE-201, and horror stories of college electronic labs.

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System-in-Package (SiP) Platforms with Greg Sheridan

This week Stephen and Parker discuss System-in-Package (SiP style chips) with Greg Sheridan of Octavo Systems.

Fixtures echoing tubes

Fixtures of Echoing Tubes

Parker & Stephen discuss the NuTube from Korg USA and updates on the Jig of Destiny.

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