MEP EP#347: Out Of Bounds Engineering

Podcast Notes

November 5, 2022 – Extra Life

    • I play games for children’s hospitals
    • Raised $5,169.42 last year
    • Was the number one raiser for the Texas Children’s Hospital
    • What game for this year?
    • What should I make for the stream?
      • API for Extralife
      • Duke Nukem Forever and Aliens Colonial Marines 
      • Custom Stream plugin for the games

Live podcast Nov 22 in Houston

Hacking FR4 for light transmission

  • Using FR4 as a light diffuser
  • Things to consider
    • FR4 material
      • Yellow
      • Blue Green
      • Gray
    • Distance
    • LED Angle
    • LED brightness
  • Light Bleed
    • Pipes
    • Dividers  

PCB Ruler Redux

  • James Pleger from slack channel
    • “Credit card” style
    • Different stackups of material


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