Screaming Circuits: July 2011

PROTOTYPE AND SMALL VOLUME
PCB ASSEMBLY MADE EASY

Via Shifting

Here's an example of what via in pad can do for a small passive component. Other things can happen too, like tomstoning or twisting. But take a close look at this photo. In doing so, you'll note that both sides... Read more

Fun With Electrolytics

I was fiddling with one of my robot boards the other day - popping some passives on and off and checking out subs and alternate values. I was doing this on a couple of boards at the same time. Everything... Read more

So Long Old Friend

Just watching the final shuttle launch and pondering a few questions. A significant number of innovations came out of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs and filtered down to public life. Some were in materials, some were in electronics, some... Read more

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