MEP EP#359: Datasheet Lore

Podcast Notes

Picking a part for your design

  • What is your process for selecting a part for your design?
  • What is your preferred method of learning about electronics?
  • How would you make the process of selecting parts for your design easier?

The Return of the Cat Feeder Unreminder

  • Experimenting with the AEM10941
  • User Interface changes?
    • Segmented LCD
      • VI-422DPRCS
    • Driver?
      • Need 3VAC – 6VAC
      • Made an oscillator with a 4049 hex inverter
      • More power reduction?
        • CD4047 oscillator, mxshift from slack says it will pull around 20uA
        • Comparator in a oscillator configuration, metacollin says ~1uA

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