Category: Engineering

Power Control for Your Product: Starting and Stopping Electrons

Parker Dillmann |   |  bill of material, GPIO pin, internet of things, IoT, MacroFab, MacroWatch, MCU Sleep, mosfets, Power, relays, Soft Power, solid state relays, Switches, Tact Switch

Cut Outs, Slots, Routes, and Border Files: Revisited

Parker Dillmann |   |  Border, cut outs, File, Gerber, MacroFab, Non Plated, pcb milling, Plated, Slots, Through Hole

The Footprint Files – Electrolytic Capacitors

Parker Dillmann |   |  Aluminum Electrolytic Capactiors, Axial, Electrolytic Capacitors, Engineering, Footprint Files, footprints, PTH, Radial, SMT

The Footprint Files – Diodes

Stephen Kraig |   |  anode, anode marked component, cathode, cathode marked component, Diodes, footprints, odd form diodes

Attaching your project to things. Mounting holes and what to watch out for.

Parker Dillmann |   |  Engineering, Fasteners, Mounting Holes, PCB Flex

Picking the Right Trace Width

Stephen Kraig |   |  Engineering, PCB Design, Trace Width


Adding external Part Libraries, DRCs, and CAM files to KiCad

Stephen Kraig |   | 

Using a Silicon Labs EFM8 IC for your hardware project

Parker Dillmann |   |  EFM8, Engineering, MCU, Microcontroller, Projects, Silicon Labs, Tag-Connect

Getting started with Tag-Connect on an AVR MCU

Parker Dillmann |   | 

Designing for Pogo Pin Programming Cables. An Intro to Tag-Connect

Parker Dillmann |   |  Engineering, PCB Design, Pogo Pins, Programming, Tag-Connect