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MEP EP#104: Apples and Astronauts

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Runtime: (00:49:34)

Parker Dillmann
Stephen Kraig


Podcast Notes

  • Stephen
    • PCB Design – Hexa Precision
      • Converts MIDI codes to constant voltage
    • What about using constant current to control functions and signals?
    • Teensy 3.6
    • Pro-Level Breadboard
  • Parker
    • PCM5122 I2S Audio DAC
      • Prototyped with a PiFi DAC+ v2.0
      • SMT film caps are hard to find for lead-free reflow temps
        • ECH-U1C222JX5
      • 3 Different Versions
        • Cost difference of $5 per unit in QTY
    • Wima capacitors
    • PinHeck REV8 Prototypes being built
      • Future of the PinHeck Platform?
  • Rapid Fire Opinion (R.F.O.)
    • PT8A2514A
      • Toaster Controller
      • Has Defrost, Reheat and BAGEL function
    • If you could have a chip that does a specific function what would you pick?
      • Stephen:
        • Nothing super magical, like a bagel function
        • Microwave with butter softening function
          • Tayto pin?
      • Parker:
        • All-in-one blender with speed-control
        • Microwave that has a dinner function
  • MacroFab is Hiring!

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Teensy 3.6. Its a super charged Arduino IDE compatible development platform! Stephen is using this for his new Synth.

Schematic of the PCM5122 Audio DAC for the pinball platform Parker is working on.

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