MEP EP#78: No Guru Here

Parker Dillmann |   |  ElectroCard, Hardware meetup, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Intel, MacroFab, macrofab engineering podcast, MEP, Podcast, Roomba, Samsung, STP-DRV-80100, Ti

MacroFab Engineering Podcast

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Twitter: @MacroFab

Runtime: (51:33)

Hosts:
Parker Dillmann
Stephen Kraig

Guest:
N/A


Figure 1: Parker giving his talk on Ways to power your product at the monthly hardware meetup.
Figure 1: Parker giving his talk on Ways to power your product at the monthly hardware meetup.
Figure 2: Roomba Spy
Figure 2: Roomba Spy

Podcast Notes

  • Parker
    • Gave a presentation at the MacroFab Engineering meetup about how to turn on your electronics project.
      • Removal of power source
      • Physical Power Switch
      • Soft Power Switch
      • Details about MCU sleep modes
      • Will be an article soon.
  • Stephen
    • Science Museum project part 2 – Logger project will be *done* tonight and delivered tomorrow.
    • Sure Step stepper motor driver STP-DRV-80100. RJ11 port for programming the driver. The RS-232 to USB converter Stephen bought from Fry’s was counterfeit.
    • The matched transistor IC ladder filter chips FINALLY arrived. Shipped from Germany.
  • Pick Of the Week (POW)
    • ElectroCard
      • Designed by Michael Teeuw
      • OLED business card
      • Used a ATTiny84 but used a SOIC-8 footprint instead of a SOIC-8 Wide
  • Rapid Fire Opinion (RFO)

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