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- Updates -
Mar 03 2017
SCaLE A/V Podium PC
SCaLE A/V Podium PCs are placed in each conference room and remotely control to display conference messages and record the conference talks. At Tux-Lab, we laser cut the acrylic cases, design the NPN boards, and assembly the podium PCs.
Oct 28 2016
To err is human, and we know we are definitely human. . . . show details
To err is human, and we know we are definitely human. Thanks to our oscilloscope, magnifying glasses, soldering and hot air station, and lot of perseverance and patience, something getting a non-working board back into working condition feels like divine euphoria.
Sometimes the errors are obvious and easy to fix. Other times, carelessly placing schematic components and ordering MOSFETs without paying attentions to the source gate drain pinouts, can lead to days and weeks of agonizing madness.
Nov 19 2014
SI7021 Humidity & Temperature Sensors PCB Layout
We exclusively use KiCAD, and open source electronic design software suite, to draw our schematics and layout our PCBs. We also use OSHPark, an domestic PCB batching company that uses US based PCB manufactures, to manufacture our boards.
Si7021 is a simple moisture and temperature sensor IC that communicates though I2C.
We especially thanks IO Rodeo for patiently helping us get started on using KiCAD.
Dec 15 2013
CNC Machining + Electronics + Programming
Our ideal projects involves a bit of CNC machining, a bit of electronics, and some programming. Sometimes not by choice, and sometimes we fail miserably.