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PCB Manufacture & Final year project

R16e Printed Circuit boards for electric race vehicle
Photo credit: Tim Pattinson

Introduction

Having completed two orders successfully now I thought it would be a good time to do a review of my preferred PCB Manufacturer, PCBWay. Please note: this post is part of the coupon program run by PCBWay however my comments are based on the experience of my two orders. I will be using my affiliate link throughout, If you’d prefer to go directly click the Non-Affiliate link here. I’ll update this post with any future notes.  Continue reading PCB Manufacture & Final year project
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Variable DC Power Supply Build

Power supply front panel: voltage adjust and current limit potentiometer knobs somewhere between China and AU
front panel: voltage adjust and current limit potentiometer knobs somewhere in transit between China and AU

So I’ve wanted a reliable bench power supply for a long time and it’s always been on the “to-do” list. As I’ve learned more and more about electronics I’ve considered building one at different stages and now I’ve finally done it. Continue reading Variable DC Power Supply Build

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3d Printer Prusa i3 build log #0

Still missing a few things

 

I’ve decided to get into the 3d printing space and decided to build a reprap Prusa i3. Based on community feedback it seems like a good solid printer for a first timer as well as relatively accessible in terms of acquring parts. I’ve spent a fair bit of time trawling ebay and aliexpress in order to pick up all the parts. Hopefully I can keep the total sub $500. Continue reading 3d Printer Prusa i3 build log #0

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