EEVblog #1088 – Uber Autonomous Car Accident Report

The NTSB today released the report into the fatal Uber Autonomous car accident. TLDR; The RADAR, LIDAR, and cameras DID detect and classify pedestrian bicycle correctly. The system DID determine that emergency braking was required. But Uber disabled the systems emergency braking feature in autonomous mode. Uber also disabled Volvo’s ...

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EEVblog #1087 – UNBELIEVABLE Alesis Studio Monitor Fault!

An unbelievable fault in Dave’s Alesis M1 Active 520USB powered studio monitor speaker. Can you discover the culprit before Dave does? This was supposed to be a boring trivial repair of a power LED, but it turned into something much more interesting. Forum HERE Teardown VIDEO Podcast: Download

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EEVblog #1085 – Bypass Capacitors Visualised!

An in-depth practical visualisation of how bypass capacitors work at both high and low frequencies. Bulk decoupling capacitors vs bypass capacitors. Capacitor placement and types are tested and the results examined. How package inductance can have a large effect. Loop area and what is means, it’s impact on EMC emissions, ...

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