MEP EP#355: The One They Talk About Football Fields For a Long Time

Podcast Notes

End of 2022 Engineering Questions?

  • What trends in the past few years have changed PCBAs the most in the last few years?
    • Weird SMT packages are starting to become more normal
    • PCBs themselves are being used more as a structural part of the overall product
  • What do you think will be the next “big” thing that will change the way EEs design PCBs?
    • Rigid Flex changed the way compact consumer devices where designed
    • Advancements in mosfet technologies and materials increased power densities


  • Listener Questions
    • During the project do you plan on hosting it so it’s accessible somewhere like GitHub?
    • Why plan for peak currents on constant current rating on the pins?
    • What are the plans for customer connections? 

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  • Returning Cast! Roz, Chris Kraft, and HyR0n!

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