Screaming Circuits: March 2012

PROTOTYPE AND SMALL VOLUME
PCB ASSEMBLY MADE EASY

Beagle-not-board

I wandered over to the Ti booth here at the Embedded Systems conference to check out the Beaglebone and the MSP430 Launchpad. We haven't built any Beaglebones yet, but a few years back we took the Open source Beagleboard files... Read more

ESC / Design West 2012

It's day one here at the show. It's still mostly called ESC but they've included a number of other shows under the name Design West. I haven't had a lot of time to run around yet, but I have run... Read more

Shrouded vs. non-shrouded

A connector isn't a connector isn't a connector. In this photo, the original PC board was designed to have an unshrouded break-away header, as shown in the inset on the right. I measured it. The entire header fits within the... Read more

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