Assembled PITAYA PCB

🆕 𝐏𝐈𝐓𝐀𝐘𝐀 𝐛𝐨𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐕𝟎𝟔 𝐢𝐬 𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧! Yesterday, I wrote about the DAC11001 board in its 6th revision. In version 05, I moved mounting hole positions on this board. I didn’t have a chance to synchronise both designs until this revision


Fresh new assembled PCB

🆕 𝐈 𝐚𝐦 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝟔𝐭𝐡 𝐫𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐃𝐀𝐂𝟏𝟏𝟎𝟎𝟏. Why on Earth do I need another revision? Well, because I moved mounting hole positions on a mating board and did not have a chance to synchronise both designs.

Star Trek

RedPitaya STEM lab board on a carrier board

🛰️🛰️🛰️ 𝐒𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩 𝐨𝐧 𝐚 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦 The shared 3D render from #kicad represents my latest RedPitaya carrier, measuring and control board I’ve designed recently. I don’t know why but the picture reminds me Star Trek or similar scifi show pictures.

Playing around

LTSpice simulation waveforms

🎳🎳🎳 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐜𝐢𝐫𝐜𝐮𝐢𝐭 𝐬𝐢𝐦𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 I am working on a simple test simulation before I move myself to the #PCBlayout job. My goal is to find the simplest, at best, rectifier-less solution for a reliable AC voltage signalisation. Now,

Redesign can start

PCB redesign in progress

🎬🎬🎬 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭 …after we pave the road for a successful finish. Please, always follow the following steps: 1️⃣ 𝗔𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗙𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁: Before a single line is drawn or a plan set into motion, ensure that every expectation

Verifying Client Expectations

Verifying client expectation using 3D renders

👁️👁️👁️ 𝐕𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐟𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐄𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐁𝐞𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐚 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐑𝐞𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧 Before embarking on any redesign journey, consider this: 𝗖𝗹𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗔𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁: It’s not just about what you think needs changing; it’s about what the client envisions. A mutual understanding is paramount. A project