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Podcast
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MEP EP#179: Mach 3 Cheeseburgers

Podcast Notes

The MacroFab Engineering Podcast Useless Machine Contest Sponsored by Mouser Electronics is in full swing! We have cash prizes up for grabs. Contest Ends August 10, 2019. Check out the Macrofab Blog and Podcast Episode 175 for more contest details.

Parker

  • PinoTaur Updates
    • Simulated Mosfet Driving
      • Limiting the 74hc595 driver to 10mA
    • Solenoid Mosfet Current Sensing
  • DOOM SAO
    • Hardware Repo is assembled
    • Software Next
      • Detailed instructions on building the environment
      • How the main code functions

Stephen

  • Fredman clip
    • Parker brought up the SM57 microphone holder he 3D printed to compare to the clip that was bought online
  • Text Based Adventure Update
    • Majority of the story, characters, and environment are designed

R.F.O.

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MacroAmp PCB Render.

Stephen’s MacroAmp PCB render. This project is sponsored by Mouser Electronics!

Simulation schematic for the PinoTaur. IRL540 mosfet with a 100 ohm resistor to keep the drive strength of the 74HC595 in check.

Simulation schematic for the PinoTaur. IRL540 mosfet with a 100 ohm resistor to keep the drive strength of the 74HC595 in check.

 

Current of charging up the gate on the IRL540 in the simulation.

Current of charging up the gate on the IRL540 in the simulation.

 

The compairson between the two SM57 clips. Parker's 3D printed one is on the right.

The compairson between the two SM57 clips. Parker’s 3D printed one is on the right.


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