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In Search Of Cheap Fast

Since last time’s disappointment with the performance of the “Alt-Kart” set up with Mars BLDC motor and malfunctioning (now dead) Sevcon PMAC controller it’s been on my summer list to make the kart fast- not perfect, just cheap dirty and fast. To that effect, and to celebrate the ending of summer vacation (classes start tomorrow, […]

Posted on August 22, 2010 at 10:48 pm by Henry · Permalink · One Comment
In: Electric Alt-Kart

Twinkle Tag: An SMD Experiment- Part 1, Design

I’ve designed and had manufactured several PCBs over the last couple years for the Battery Regulator project. I’ve focused on using through-hole parts, using surface mount components infrequently only when necessary. Even after spending hours condensing the components and finding clever ways to rout traces to maximize the use of board- space I find the […]

Posted on August 19, 2010 at 11:58 pm by Henry · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: RGB LED Stuff