PCB layout is like Tetris

🧱🧱🧱 𝑷𝑪𝑩 𝒍𝒂𝒚𝒐𝒖𝒕 𝒋𝒐𝒃 𝒊𝒔 𝒍𝒊𝒌𝒆 𝒂 𝑻𝑬𝑻𝑹𝑰𝑺 𝒈𝒂𝒎𝒆 Have you ever found yourself engrossed in a game of #tetris, strategically placing bricks, optimizing space, and ensuring there aren’t any unnecessary gaps? Believe it or not, #PCBlayout feels a lot

DIN-rail industrial node

DIN-rail industrial node

🏭🏭🏭 𝐃𝐈𝐍-𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐥 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐧𝐨𝐝𝐞 As a freelancing engineer, I constantly challenge myself to create designs that offer versatility and power. Recently, I embarked on an exciting journey: 🚀 Designing a DIN-rail compatible control and communication node

Manufacturing story

Manufacturing story

🚁🚁🚁 𝐓𝐨𝐲 𝐝𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐟𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐫 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 Here’s a brief breakdown of the steps I follow to transform a bare board into a fully assembled PCB: 1️⃣ 𝗦𝗼𝗹𝗱𝗲𝗿 𝗣𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗲 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 (Top Layer): A precise manual (stencil) solder paste application on

Active EMI filter

Active EMI filter by TI

💡💡💡 Let’s talk about 𝐀𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐍𝐨𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 (𝐀𝐍𝐂) 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐱𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐠𝐧𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐜 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 (𝐄𝐌𝐂) In the simplest terms, ANC is the technique of reducing unwanted noise by adding a second sound specifically designed to cancel the first. In the

Enter group in KiCAD

Enter group tool in KiCAD

🎩🎩🎩 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐄𝐝𝐢𝐭 𝐚 𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐩 𝐦𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐢𝐂𝐀𝐃 Have you ever struggled with accessing and editing properties of individual elements within a group in #kicad? Enter the „Enter Group“ tool from the contextual menu of the particular group.


CMINOISELDO01 assembly testing

👷‍♀️🔧👷‍♀️ 𝐂𝐌𝐈𝐍𝐎𝐈𝐒𝐄𝐋𝐃𝐎𝟎𝟏 testing Insight from my lab: Currently, I’m in the midst of testing the 𝐂𝐌𝐈𝐍𝐎𝐈𝐒𝐄𝐋𝐃𝐎𝟎𝟏 assemblies. This phase is all about ensuring the performance and reliability of these specialized PCB assemblies, each loaded with ultra-low noise LT3045 and LT3094


CMINOISELDO01 printed circuit boards

🔋🔋🔋 𝐂𝐌𝐈𝐍𝐎𝐈𝐒𝐄𝐋𝐃𝐎𝟎𝟏 𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐥𝐲 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 I’ve just kicked off the production phase for the CMINOISELDO01 PCB assembly. This project is specially tailored to a client’s precise requirements, incorporating two high-performance LDO regulators – the LT3045 and the LT3094. These regulators provide

Project X – deployed prototype

Project X prototype

🆕🆕🆕 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐗 – 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐝 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐨𝐭𝐲𝐩𝐞 𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐧𝐞 Anchoring my new design is the versatile ESP32-WROOM module, ensuring full compatibility with Arduino. This microcontroller allows me to pack complex functionalities into the device while keeping it as approachable as possible. Incorporating