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Chris Gammell and Dave Jones' voices span the chasm of thousands of miles each and every week to speak to each other and industry experts about where the field of electronics is moving. Whether it be a late breaking story about a large semiconductor manufacturer, a new piece of must-have test equipment or just talking through recent issues with their circuit designs, Chris and Dave try to make electronics more accessible for the listeners. Most importantly, they try and make the field of electronics more fun. Guests range from advanced hobbyists working on exciting new projects up through C-level executives at a variety of relevant and innovative companies. Tune in to learn more about electronics and then join the conversation! Visit The Amp Hour website for our back catalog of 150+ episodes.

Chris Gammell and Dave Jones' voices span the chasm of thousands of miles each and every week to speak to each other and industry experts about where the field of electronics is moving. Whether it be a late breaking story about a large semiconductor manufacturer, a new piece of must-have test equipment or just talking through recent issues with their circuit designs, Chris and Dave try to make electronics more accessible for the listeners. Most importantly, they try and make the field of electronics more fun. Guests range from advanced hobbyists working on exciting new projects up through C-level executives at a variety of relevant and innovative companies. Tune in to learn more about electronics and then join the conversation! Visit The Amp Hour website for our back catalog of 150+ episodes.
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Chris Gammell and Dave Jones' voices span the chasm of thousands of miles each and every week to speak to each other and industry experts about where the field of electronics is moving. Whether it be a late breaking story about a large semiconductor manufacturer, a new piece of must-have test equipment or just talking through recent issues with their circuit designs, Chris and Dave try to make electronics more accessible for the listeners. Most importantly, they try and make the field of electronics more fun. Guests range from advanced hobbyists working on exciting new projects up through C-level executives at a variety of relevant and innovative companies. Tune in to learn more about electronics and then join the conversation! Visit The Amp Hour website for our back catalog of 150+ episodes.

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Episodes

#419 – Feels over reals

12/9/2018
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This week Chris and Dave discuss letting magic smoke out of transformers, building with highly integrated SIPs, the ethics of scooters and how to craft a layout contest.

Duration:01:17:19

#418 – An Interview with Josh Datko

12/2/2018
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Josh Datko joined Chris to talk about embedded security, military contracting and to tell stories about his time on nuclear submarines and as a naval officer in the middle of Afghanistan.

Duration:01:48:39

#417 – Cash Is King

11/26/2018
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Dave and Chris talk about the ins and outs of running product and consulting businesses and dealing with cashflow. Also Chris announces that KiCon 2019 will be taking place in April 2019 in Chicago IL

Duration:01:15:15

#416 – An Interview with James Bruton

11/18/2018
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James Bruton, xrobot creator and YouTuber, joins Chris and Dave to talk about robots, video documentation and the challenges of carrying your 40 kg robotic dog up the stairs.

Duration:01:46:47

#415 – Ergs Per Second

11/11/2018
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Chris and Dave catch up about conference talks, designing PCBs into cases, thin PCB design and solar panels fading into the background.

Duration:01:23:14

#414 – An interview with Scotty Allen (Strangeparts)

11/5/2018
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Scotty Allen travels the world documenting technology stories while learning new skills. He sits down with Chris in LA to talk about building iPhones, living in Shenzhen and The Engineers Journey.

Duration:02:14:44

#413 – A House of FR4

10/28/2018
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This week Dave and Chris discuss micros going in and out of style, building electronics for philanthropy, bogus water harvesting techniques, spy chips and much more!

Duration:01:13:32

#412 – 3 Cent Micros And 1000s of LEDs

10/21/2018
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This week Mike Harrison of Mikes Electric Stuff joins Dave to talk about LEDs, low cost parts and tiny tiny components.

Duration:01:33:21

#411 – An Interview with Chris Denney

10/14/2018
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Chris Denney, CTO of Worthington Assembly, joins Chris to talk about contract manufacturing in the US, DfM and doing more efficient board assembly.

Duration:01:55:04

#410 – Secret Buzzer Handshake

10/7/2018
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This week Chris and Dave discuss PCB layout best practices, how batteries are made, landing probes onto asteroids, joining the IEEE and much more!

Duration:01:26:15

#409 – Electronics Consultant Impedance Matching

10/1/2018
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Piotr Esden-Tempski, Eric Thompson and Dave Young join Chris to talk about working as electronics consultants and what to look out for when joining the world of consulting.

Duration:01:39:36

#408 – Tronnort Software Rises Again!

9/24/2018
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Dave and Chris discuss part libraries, hacker movies, buying from China, how to read measurements and much more!

Duration:01:31:38

#407 – Gregory Charvat and Three New Companies

9/16/2018
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Dr Gregory Charvat returns to The Amp Hour for a fourth time to discuss the three startups he has been working on since his last appearance: an ultrasound company, a stealth mode startup and a company that just released a new cm accurate "indoor GPS" system for factory automation.

Duration:01:32:35

#406 – Nerds In A Corner

9/10/2018
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Dave and Chris chat about meetups, new PCB creation methods, flying machines, power supplies and more!

Duration:01:01:42

#405 – An Interview with Spencer Wright

9/3/2018
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Spencer Wright is the host of The Prepared podcast and runs the Prepared newsletter. He joins Chris to talk about the state of the manufacturing industry, 3D printing, sourcing parts and trends driving manufacturing in the future.

Duration:01:07:51

#404 – Proof Of Blink

8/27/2018
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Dave and Chris discuss moving into the consulting world, high end scopes, low cost CAD and why your next LED project probably won't involve blockchain.

Duration:01:07:03

#403 – An Interview with Mike Szczys

8/13/2018
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Mike Szczys ("stish") joins Chris to talk about DEF CON 26, building electronics badges for fun, other low level embedded projects and utilizing pick and place machines.

Duration:01:18:21

#402 – An Interview with Ben Einstein

8/6/2018
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Ben Einstein, founder of Bolt, talks to Chris about how hardware startups can get off the ground and how Bolt helps guide them with advice, design resources, and prototyping facilities.

Duration:01:45:38

#401 – An Interview with Brent and Bryce Salmi

7/30/2018
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Brent and Bryce Salmi are avionic electronics engineers who recently completed a 5 year tenure at SpaceX. They talk to Chris about designing for extreme reliability and creating open source digital radios.

Duration:02:04:52

#400 – Once Every Couple Months

7/22/2018
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Dave and Chris chat again for episode 400 after a couple of weeks and many shows apart! They discuss video games, CAD tools, tariffs, LCDs and PCBs!

Duration:01:03:25