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 1h12m. Bisher sind 338 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 17 days 12 hours 19 minutes


#666 – Good Energy Citizen

This week Chris and Dave discuss EV charging, chip fabs, manufacturing, large airliners, power storage, and more!



#665 – Really long needle nose pliers

Dave and Chris talk trade shows, demos, light up hardware, bluetooth, obsolete processors, sustaining engineering, and more



#664 – Simulating doors falling off

This week Dave and Chris talk about upcoming demos, bluetooth, car troubles, new silicon, parts in the lab, and more!


 April 4, 2024  1h3m

#663 – Motors on PCBs with Carl Bugeja

Carl Bugeja joins Chris to talk about building PCB motors and actuators, starting a new business, documenting build processes on YouTube, manufacturing flexible circuits, and much more!


 March 26, 2024  56m

#662 – The non-Stinky Car

Dave and Chris discuss EVs, adapting power tool batteries for projects on the bench, robots, software updates, and more!


 March 20, 2024  1h6m

#661 – Blogging Electronics with Pallav Aggarwal

Pallav Aggarwal of CAPUF Embedded joins Chris to talk about blogging about learning electronics and helping others learn along the way! Pallav does teardowns, chip walkthroughs (like on the CH32V003), Linux projects, custom hardware, and more!


 March 11, 2024  1h3m

#660 – My Toothbrush Is Broadcasting

Chris and Dave discuss SPICE in CAD programs, new software releases, startup paperwork, crazy smarthome stuff, and toothbrushes that give away your data.


 March 5, 2024  1h6m

#659 – Altium…Acquired!

Dave and Chris talk through Renesas acquiring Altium and all its implications. Also Dave gives a history of Altium and we discuss how the industry might change (or not).


 February 20, 2024  1h13m

#658 – Uncle Al’s Eating Garbage Again

This week Chris and Dave discuss relativistic time differences, building with RISC V components, RF modules, silly consumer hardware, underwater electronics, and more!


 February 13, 2024  1h7m

#657 – Automating the Home with Keith Burzinski

Keith Burzinski of Nabu Casa works on ESPhome and making it easier to attach custom hardware to the open source home assistant project. He joins Chris to talk about the realities of offline smart home setups and how you can get started building custom ...


 February 5, 2024  1h23m