First PCB Manufacturing Run with Dirty PCBs

In an earlier article I gave an introduction to DipTrace and in another article I showed how to correctly export a layout files for the PCB manufacturing service Dirty PCB. Besides familiarizing myself with DipTrace, I also used the articles as a chance to test Dirty PCBs. I have never used that service before. As […]
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PCB Layout Design with DipTrace – An Overview

DipTrace is a sophisticated schematic and PCB layout software. I had it installed on my computer for over a year but have never really used it. Since I needed a super simple PCB for some 78XX / 79XX type linear regulators, I decided to use this opportunity for my first steps with DipTrace. DipTrace offers […]
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KF5OBS #36: Tektronix SignalVu-PC Overview / Intro

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KF5OBS #35: Exclusive Tektronix RSA306 Intro / Teaser

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KF5OBS #25: Teledyne LeCroy WS3054

Quick overview of the brand new Teledyne LeCroy WaveSurfer 3000 series oscilloscopes. Demonstrating the Decode and Wave Scan functions as well as the history mode on a Wave Surfer 3053.
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KF5OBS #21:LeCroy WS3162 and HDO4024 Bugs

Exposing some bugs on LeCroy’s new WaveStation 3162 and the HDO4024 oscilloscope. Bug 1 (WS3162): When modulation is applied to a channel, the amplitude drops below the set value. Bug 2 (WS3162): Phase control dysfunctional on both channels when modulation is applied to either one channel. Bug 3 (HDO4024): Spectrum calculation locks up and slows […]
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KF5OBS #18: MDO4104B-6 Intro, Probe Calibration & License Transfer

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KF5OBS #14: Mini-Circuits USB Power Sensor Review

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Comcast and their Network Management Policy

Not only does Comcast consider it “too much bandwidth” use if their customers use more than 70% of the bandwidth they pay for, for more than 15 minutes, Comcast representatives also have no clue about this policy being in place. My last YouTube video was rather large. About 4.2 GB to be precise. The upload […]
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