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217

MEP EP#217: Frequency Stability Dependability

Podcast Notes

Parker

  • Reverse Engineering Tools?
  • 3D printer improvements for the Monoprice Ultimate Maker
      • Stuff it already has
        • Internal RaspPi running octoprint
        • MicroSwiss metal hot end
        • Enclosure
        • BLTouch
      • Better cable management
      • Fixed print surface improvements
      • Fan upgrades
      • Switch to a faster bed heater?
      • Lubrication suggestions?

Stephen

  • Hacking a frequency counter
    • 2 new designs at work that are highly dependent on frequency stability
    • 3156 Amazon wonder
    • Where and how to read values
    • Arduino solution?
  • Simulation: Arbitrary sources
      • Adding functions to your voltage and current sources
      • VCA and controls
      • Non-linear circuits

Rapid Fire Opinion


Copying the profile gauge into Autodesk Fusion 360.

Copying the profile gauge into Autodesk Fusion 360.

 

First test 3D printed part to see if the profile matches. It did!

First test 3D printed part to see if the profile matches. It did!

 

Rear wiper of the wagon. 3D printed a rest for the wiper so it doesn't rub on the paint.

Rear wiper of the wagon. 3D printed a rest for the wiper so it doesn’t rub on the paint.

 

Iterations of the steering column bezel for the wagon. Mounts two switches.

Iterations of the steering column bezel for the wagon. Mounts two switches.

 

Final steering column bezel mounted. Parker is really happy how this turned out!

Final steering column bezel mounted. Parker is really happy how this turned out!

 

Dial indicator with a radius gauge attachment. Useful for measuring external curved surfaces.

Dial indicator with a radius gauge attachment. Useful for measuring external curved surfaces.


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