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MEP EP #140: The Genesis of My Bill Of Materials

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Runtime: (00:59:20)

Hosts:
Parker Dillmann
Stephen Kriag

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N/A

Podcast Notes

  • Parker
    • RTL SDR functional setup?
      • RTL-FM
      • Seems to work fine for FM stuff
      • AM works in direct sampling mode but I can’t seem to get that to work with RTL-FM
        • Upconverter needed?
        • Auto switching signals?
      • RTL_FM also does not support stereo sound
      • Might need a new option?
    • KiCad User improvements for MacroFab in the future
      • KiCad Python API has awful documentation
    • Particle Spectra Conference
  • Stephen
    • Vox in a box tester layout is complete. Will order tonight
  • R.F.O.
    • Parallax Propeller 2 Soon?
    • Luke Robertson from the Slack Channel
      • How do you search for technical information? I am specifically thinking in regards to forums. I realize there is a niche forum for everything but I was wondering if there are a few standouts people prefer (presumably ones that aren’t laced with kids looking for answers to their homework).
      • Luke mentions Eevblog.com and diystompboxes.com

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Vox in a Box power supply and 30 Watt amplifier enclosure and PCB mock up.

Vox in a Box power supply and 30 Watt amplifier enclosure and PCB mock up.

 

Stephen's Vox in a Box power supply and 30 Watt amplifier. Top Copper.

Stephen’s Vox in a Box power supply and 30 Watt amplifier. Top Copper.

 

Stephen's Vox in a Box power supply and 30 Watt amplifier. Inner Copper 1.

Stephen’s Vox in a Box power supply and 30 Watt amplifier. Inner Copper 1.

 

Stephen's Vox in a Box power supply and 30 Watt amplifier. Inner Copper 2.

Stephen’s Vox in a Box power supply and 30 Watt amplifier. Inner Copper 2.

 

Stephen's Vox in a Box power supply and 30 Watt amplifier. Bottom Copper.

Stephen’s Vox in a Box power supply and 30 Watt amplifier. Bottom Copper.

 

Meme Parker made before MacroFab was even started when the Parallax Prop 2 was still a dream.

Meme Parker made before MacroFab was even started when the Parallax Prop 2 was still a dream.


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