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    EEVblog #893 – Mailbag

    More Mailbag Monday Forum HERE SPOILERS: Infinity PV organic printed solar cells: Panasonic 840 JE-840U calculator teardown LED controller car computer thingo teardown Old school parallel port software protection dongle teardown World’s first logic IC! The Fairchild µL900 series, as used in the Apollo guidance computer. Dave is taken to ...

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    EEVblog #892 – Siglent SSA3021X Spectrum Analyser Teardown

    A very detailed look inside the new Siglent SSA3021X 3.2GHz Spectrum Analyser. The entire RF section is broken down and analysed in depth with a block diagram overlay. Forum HERE Keysight AN150 App Note Datasheets: AM3352 mic5209 LMH6517 hmc307 HMC832 hmc976 hmc860 HMC284 hmc488 hmc716 VSWA2-63DR+ hmc703 hmc189a V600ME14-LF hmc860 ...

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    EEVblog #891 – Siglent SSA3021X vs Rigol DSA815 Spectrum Analyser

    Dave compares the new Siglent SSA3021A 2.1GHz spectrum analyser with similar priced Rigol DSA815. Noise floor, clock and PLL phase noise and other performance aspects are measured and compared between the two models. Bugs?, yup, got those too! Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-891-siglent-ssa3021x-vs-rigol-dsa815-spectrum-analyser/ Podcast: Download

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    EEVblog #889 – Credit Card RFID Theft Protection Tested

    Do those RFID shielded wallets and bags actually work to protect your contactless credit cards? Systems like VISA PayWave and Mastercard PayPass. Does aluminium foil work? Dave does some measurements to find out using a H-Field probe TekBox EMC probe set Forum HERE Podcast: Download

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