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#436 – Downward Sloping Trace

  • Dave is judging the Keysight innovation challenge
  • EEs talk tech
  • May 1996 issue of Elektor had a very similar project to Dave’s later project (which he didn’t know about). He has previously reviewed Electronics Australia magazines and their demise.
  • ISP1016 CPLD 
  • Dave made a video about the logic analyzer
  • 40 MSPS
  • Timing analysis mode vs state analysis mode 
  • Throwing a scope on it
  • Custom heat sinks
  • Volumetric efficiency
  • The form factor informs the design
  • Aluminum extrusion video (how to get the heat out)
  • Heat sink design video
  • Heat sinks on previous incarnation of uSupply
  • Plastic melt story
  • DP832 power supply has thermal shutdown problems
  • Error stack up inside on a hot sydney day
  • Precompliance
  • The Practicing Mind


 2019-04-01  1h7m