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MEP EP#186: So You Want To Eat Electrons?

Podcast Notes

The MacroFab Engineering Podcast Design Contest sponsored by Mouser Electronics date has been extended! The contest is to design Useless Machines! We have cash prizes up to $1000 for the winners. The deadline is August 31st and it is closing fast! More information can be found on here!

Parker

  • Been taking a break from Electronics post Defcon Doom SAO Dash
  • Installed aftermarket A/C into the Wagon

Stephen

  • Fermentation controller for brewing
    • Processor STM32F – maybe 0 family because UART
    • AMW007 Serial Wifi Module
    • Takachi Fc series Aluminum Control Box
    • 6 DS18B20 probe inputs via an XLR style connector
    • USB micro panel connector
    • Two Nema 5-15 standard 120V outlets (heating and cooling)
    • 120V input via cable gland
    • Graphic LCD Display with tactile buttons on front
    • Thinking about an adhesive backed printed overlay
  • Mindprint DTC
    • The first one is fixed! Woohoo!

R.F.O.

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Parker's Wagon project that is getting an A/C upgrade!

Parker’s Wagon project that is getting an A/C upgrade!

 

The MindPrint Stephen rebuilt! These are super fancy microphone amplifiers.

The MindPrint Stephen rebuilt! These are super fancy microphone amplifiers.

 

Inside the MindPrint device. Lots of PCBs!

Inside the MindPrint device. Lots of PCBs!


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