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Circuit Break

a MacroFab Podcast

Parker and Stephen explore topics in engineering each week.

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Ridiculously blinking led

Ridiculously Blinking LED

Stephen is now almost done with the FX Development Board's final layout and enclosure design.

Discrepant diodes

Discrepant Diodes

Stephen makes progress on the FX Dev Board and Parker keeps working on the Stupid Simple Power Supply.

Picture books engineers

Picture Books for Engineers

Parker has been testing the ESP-12E WiFi module which uses the ESP8266 IC.

Silicon condensors

Silicon Condensers

Stephen builds a custom old school tube microphone for Josh Moore and Parker gets a CU40045-UW1J display working.

False fuses kitschy kickstarters

False Fuses and Kitschy Kickstarters

Parker talks about the PinHeck Test Fixture and all the pogo pins it uses and Stephen tests his Diode Compression Opamp.

Iots cloudy future

IoT’s Cloudy Future

The MEP's first guest! Trey German joins Stephen and Parker to talk about Trey's latest project.

Robots with feelings

Robots with Feelings

Stephen does a full on simulation of analog section of the SSPS in MultiSim and Parker is working on a ESP8266 devboard.

Bits that dont quit

Bits That Don’t Quit

Stephen and Parker discuss how the digital and analog side of the SSPS will work and interface with each other.

The art of retention force

The Art of Retention Force

MacroFab now supports the ODB++ format and Why to Like USB 3.1

Mythical transistors

Mythical Transistors

Parker is working on the front panel for the SSPS, Rigol DP832 woes, and Stephen does a guest lecture for the Iron Yard.

Tilting tubes

Tilting Tubes

Stephen builds a 16bit A/D D/A board with a MAX5217BGUA+ and MAX11100EUB+.

Linear effects of licensing

Linear Effects of Licensing

New recording studio with Josh Moore for improved acoustics! SAIM machine running kinda, and Stephen on the SSPS.

Liquid toroidal electrons

Liquid Toroidal Electrons

Testing the OPA541, giant resistors, and capacitor weights?

Mechanical multisim monsters

Mechanical MultiSIM Monsters

Stephen continues his work on the SSPS and Parker gets busy building an X-Y gantry.

Opamp timal power supply

Opamp-timal Power Supply

Stephen talks about the Stupid Simple Power Supply (SSPS). He designed a OPA541 breakout board for testing.

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