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EEVblog #1121 – Fontus goes BANKRUPT!

Who saw it coming?, Fontus have filed for bankruptcy! The infamous “self-filling water bottle” that raised $340k on Indiegogo has gone bankrupt and delivered nothing. You ‘canna beat the laws of physics Captain! https://www.ksv.at/insolvenzfaelle/insolvenz-fontus-water-technology-gmbh-1030-wien http://www.fontus.at/fontus-update.pdf https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/fontus-the-self-filling-water-bottles#/ Forum HERE Podcast: Download

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EEVblog #1120 – How To Understand Polarised Light

Gav “The Mechatronics Guy” explains circular polarised light and demonstrates his physical laser cut models to help understand this concept in his quest to make a pixel mapped polarised light camera. How do 3D shutter glasses work? https://tinkerings.org/ Podcast: Download

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EEVBlog #1119 – Designing a 1kV Isolated Oscilloscope

Bart Schroder from Cleverscope talks about the challenges in designing the world’s highest performance isolated oscilloscope. Measurement demo on a 500V MOSFET H-Bridge and how to accurately probe it. Then a teardown and walk through of the design of the new CS448 1kV 4CH 200MHz 14bit isolated oscilloscope and the ...

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EEVblog #1118 – Why Are Studio Monitors Noisy?

Why do many powered studio monitor speakers have a low level audible background noise? This is an issue with many big and popular brand monitors like KRK, Yamaha, JBL, Alesis and many others Time for some investigation on the KRK Rokit 6 studio monitor speakers to track down where the ...

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EEVblog #1117 – PCB Power Plane Capacitance

Are power planes in a 4 layer PCB any good as a capacitor? Can it work as one big bypass capacitor? A look at an discussion on PCB layer stackups, and some measurements on 4 and 8 layer PCB power planes with different prepreg thicknesses and how well they work ...

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