Chris Gammell and Dave Jones' voices span the chasm of thousands of miles each and every week to speak to each other and industry experts about where the field of electronics is moving. Whether it be a late breaking story about a large semiconductor manufacturer, a new piece of must-have test equipment or just talking through recent issues with their circuit designs, Chris and Dave try to make electronics more accessible for the listeners. Most importantly, they try and make the field of electronics more fun. Guests range from advanced hobbyists working on exciting new projects up through C-level executives at a variety of relevant and innovative companies. Tune in to learn more about electronics and then join the conversation! Visit The Amp Hour website for our back catalog of 150+ episodes.
Sam Stranks is a researcher, professor, and entrepreneur focused on making Perovskites into a commercially viable solar cell. The efficiency has been climbing at a rapid pace over the past 10 years. He joins Chris to talk about how Perovskites could le...
This week Dave and Chris discuss designing hardware without specifications, upcoming conferences, working with software services on distributed hardware and how to measure current over a large dynamic range.
Adam McCombs joins Chris to talk about his love of scanning electron microscopes and all things in the world of minuscule measurements. Listen as he discusses repairing, moving and troubleshooting high complexity, high voltage machines.
Shahriar from The Signal Path returns to talk with Dave about 5G and the practical implementation of new broadband technologies. This discussion ranged from phased signal arrays to the importance of processing new information via the internet.
Dave returns from his walkabout to talk with Chris while he's shivering in Chicago (-23F the day of recording). They discuss dev boards, new chipsets, machine learning, checklists, high speed design, microcontroller features and much more!
Maarten Engelen is the CTO of Hiber, a low earth orbit satellite company that offers low datarate connectivity to remote applications. He joins Chris to talk about building and deploying satellites and modems for modern applications.
Dean Pick joins Chris to talk about founding 3 different companies working on automatic transmission motorcycles, phase shift linear actuators and large scale installations of biomass power generation.
Chris Osterwood joins Chris to talk about the constraints of building ground robots, designing reliable machines and making components that robot companies can easily integrate into their next product.