Posted on July 21st, 2015 1 comment
Isolated Current Measurement Interface from PM Test Equipment
PAL TV Pattern & RF Generator Teardown
LED Panel meter teardown.
Mail from Antarctica!
Sandmarc GoPro Selfie Stick & Pole
Sandmarc Armour GoPro bag
Rockband 3 Stratocaster Guitar Controller Teardown HERE
Posted on July 17th, 2015 10 comments
Dave debunks cordless anti-static wristbands you can buy on ebay for $1. Do they do anything at all?
Controlled quantitative static voltage measurements with a surface DC voltmeter are done to prove they are 100% bullshit!
And a direct comparison with a proper anti-static wrist strap and bonding point is included.
And a bonus tutorial on how to calibrate a surface DC voltmeter.
Dave’s 555 Timer T-Shirt is HERE
Posted on July 15th, 2015 No comments
Dave shows a potential problem with Super Regenerative Receiver circuits, and looks at the issue of interference with his LED light remote control mains switches.
Some fun with two spectrum analysers, a scope, a H-Field probe, and yes, of course a teardown.
The Tekbox EMC near field probes
Posted on July 13th, 2015 4 comments
Dave visits the 2015 Vivid light festival in Sydney
The guys from Robotic Systems talk about the technical details of their custom Game Of Drones LIDAR based quadcopter drone system they developed for Intel for the Vivid festival.
Also, a look at the Intel Edison powered body sensing suit.
Posted on July 12th, 2015 3 comments
A follow-up to the previous video checking if there are any noise issues with the new lab LED panel lights.
And a noise comparison with the old LED lights.
LED Lighting Install Video
Common Mode Noise Video