Designing your own custom heat sink is cheaper and easier than you might think. At look at why you might want to design your own heat sink, the costs, the advantages and disadvantages, design considerations for surface mount PCB’s, air convection,
Dave uncovered the first edition of Australian Electronics Monthly magazine from July 1985, by Roger Harrison, and featuring a classic David Tilbrook MOSFET amplifier design, vintage computer, vintage analog scopes and more. Forum HERE
More on the Gigatron 4 layer PCB for EMC compliance testing. Swapping the inner and outer plane layers, experimenting with KiCAD and investigating several issues with the tool. Talk on gerber generation, PCB checklists, PCB design for manufacture,
A look at three major products in this lengthy Mailbag. SPOILERS: LabJack T7-Pro Multifunction DAQ with WiFi, Ethernet, and USB 15:56 Balena Fin Raspberry Pi Compute module industrial computer 29:29 Dodgy truck LED tailight assembly 38:00 Joulescope: P...
How good is your existing oscilloscopes FFT function with the $10 DIY EMC H-field probe compared with a dedicated spectrum analyser? Dave tries the DIY EMC probe with half a dozen different low cost scopes,