The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast

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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h13m. Bisher sind 163 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

#493 – PITA Package

This week Dave and Chris discuss eWaste, small pitch soldering, microscopes, low cost components, programming micros, cellular modems and much more!



#492 – More Electronics Consultant Impedance Matching

A second episode devoted to electronics design consulting. It features consultants Alex Klimaj, Jeremiah Gillis, Kieran O'Leary and (host) Chris Gammell.



#491 – The Almighty Dollarydoo

This week Dave and Chris discuss funding hardware companies, connectors, how to teach electronics by talking about current, LED characteristics, modularity, arcade games and a lot more!



#490 – An Interview with Ben Heck(endorn)

Ben Heckendorn AKA Ben Heck joins Dave to talk about gaming, building pinball machines, speaking at Maker Faire and building things every week for many years for The Ben Heck Show YouTube channel.



#489 – An Interview with Jack Ganssle (2nd)

Jack Ganssle returns to The Amp Hour 8.5 years later to follow up on how microcontrollers and embedded programming has changed and to talk about some of his favorite tools for building great firmware.


 2020-04-20  1h8m

#488 – Sowing Discord

This week Dave and Chris discuss (from lockdown), repairing devices, part storage at home, our new Discord for patrons, virtual meetups, capacitor requirements and much more!


 2020-04-13  1h13m

#487 – An Interview with Kerry Scharfglass

This week Kerry Scharfglass (@borgel) joins Chris to talk about designing consumer electronics and how things change as you move towards smaller companies. Also #Badgelife, war games with hardware, KiCad, creating solar infrastructure and more!


 2020-04-06  1h17m

#486 – Medical Kits, They’re The Future

Dave and Chris discuss working within the confines of the home, how batteries change over time, changing to lead free reflow processes, the variety of power supply topologies and much more!


 2020-03-30  1h3m

#485 – An Interview with John Day

John Day is a technical fellow and one of the top FAEs at Microchip. He has spent over 25 years working in various parts of the business and helping their customers design devices for the automotive, commercial, and industrial sectors (and many more!


 2020-03-22  1h33m

#484 – Man Behind The Curtain

This week Dave and Chris talk about carrying your lab with you because of Coronavirus, conferences going online, parts lists out of Shenzhen, EVs in Australia and more!


 2020-03-16  1h10m