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EEVblog #975 – Human vs Autorouter

Which produces the better PCB layout, a human or a computer? By popular request, a walkthough to see what the Altium Situs Autorouter can do on the Nixie tube PCB layout. Does it beat Dave’s human layout? How useful are autorouters? Forum HERE EEVblog #975 - Human vs Autorouter [ ...

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EEVblog #974 – PCB Layout Walkthrough

Part 4 of the Nixie tube display project. In this tutorial Dave walks you through a complete PCB design from begin to end, with a ton of hints and tips throughout that can be applied to any PCB layout package. Forum HERE How to lay out a PCB VIDEO EEVblog ...

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EEVblog #972 – Operating Chips Outside Their Spec

Dave tests the AD8436 True RMS converter chips inside the 121GW multimeter to see if it works well below it’s voltage rail specification. Bonus thermal testing in the chamber. Forum HERE EEVblog #972 - Operating Chips Outside Their Spec [ 0.01 MB ] Download (2057)

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EEVblog #971 – Zero Standby Power TV – BUSTED!

Bristol University have a neat new “zero power sensing” chip that takes energy harvested signals and switches an open drain output, the UB20M Voltage Detector. But the marketing has gone too far when they demo a TV that supposedly has zero standby power. Dave busts this smoke and mirrors demo. ...

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