Podcast
136

MEP EP #136: Classy NASCAR Badgelife

Podcast Notes

  • Parker
    • Wagon Chime Module
      • Experimented with brake clean and that seemed to not remove the finish
      • Any other suggestions?
    • Wagon Powered Mirror Module
      • Schematic complete and Board laid out
      • Used DRV8872 motor drives
        • SOIC-8 style package instead of SO-36 of the BTM7742G
    • Just another project to work on
      • Raspberry Pi – RTL SDR radio
      • Wood front panel
      • Tube preamp that runs off of 12V
      • Touch VFD?
  • Stephen
  • RFO
    • How we built a connected custom PCB badge for the Kentucky Derby
    • Stephen’s Counterfeit Capacitor Problem
    • Capacitance Multiplier Video
      • Stephen used this technique before
    • Brandon Drury asks “What do we think of engineering paper that is green and looks exactly like graphing paper…but isn’t. All my professors require it this semesters and I’m exceptionally fond of you and Stephen making fun of your respective academic institutions. Ignore my request at your peril/benefit.”
    • From the previous podcast on 1D mouses
      • Tom Anderson has experience with a 1D mouse
      • Dials/rotary encoders for scrolling through terminal text

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Runtime: (00:56:49)

Hosts:
Parker Dillmann
Stephen Kriag

Guest:
N/A


Wagon Powered Mirror Module REV 1 Layout.

Wagon Powered Mirror Module REV 1 Layout.

 

Capacitors for Stephen's Hickok 5055 Power Supply.

Capacitors for Stephen’s Hickok 5055 Power Supply.

 

Poofing capacitor in Stephen's Hickok 5055 Power Supply.

Poofing capacitor in Stephen’s Hickok 5055 Power Supply.

 

Rotary knob functions as a text scroller for terminals.

Rotary knob functions as a text scroller for terminals.


Special thanks to whixr over at Tymkrs for the intro and outro!