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Karl and Corey talk about various aspects of embedded electronics, from nuts and bolts design to high-level discussions and debates. We also talk about some of our hobbies surrounding electronics (3D Printing and CNC Routers). New episodes are released Wednesdays.

Karl and Corey talk about various aspects of embedded electronics, from nuts and bolts design to high-level discussions and debates. We also talk about some of our hobbies surrounding electronics (3D Printing and CNC Routers). New episodes are released Wednesdays.
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United States

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Karl and Corey talk about various aspects of embedded electronics, from nuts and bolts design to high-level discussions and debates. We also talk about some of our hobbies surrounding electronics (3D Printing and CNC Routers). New episodes are released Wednesdays.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Spark Gap - Episode 53

1/31/2018
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Karl and Corey talk about projects they've been working on in their spare time. Corey discusses his ping pong scoreboard's progress and challenges.

Duration:00:55:03

The Spark Gap - Episode 52

1/1/2018
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Karl and Corey discuss how to work with development kits, specifically on how to best transition from a dev kit to a custom design.

Duration:01:32:27

The Spark Gap - Episode 51

4/12/2017
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Karl and Corey talk about various ways to protect a design from other devices that can pull too much power, reverse voltage polarity, and otherwise cause damage.

Duration:01:13:51

The Spark Gap - Episode 50

11/9/2016
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Karl and Corey discuss various means of user input: buttons, rotary encoders, and resistive and capacitive touch sensing.

Duration:01:39:16

The Spark Gap - Episode 49

10/19/2016
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Karl and Corey talk about their trip to Portland, Oregon and the 2016 Open Hardware Summit.

Duration:00:59:27

The Spark Gap - Episode 48

9/28/2016
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Karl and Corey are back to talk about design choices you can make when creating schematics and PCB layouts that will make board bring up and debugging much easier.

Duration:00:57:39

The Spark Gap - Episode 47

4/27/2016
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Karl and Corey discuss the issues with heat in an embedded design, how to prevent it, how to detect it, and how to deal with it.

Duration:01:23:16

The Spark Gap - Episode 46

3/9/2016
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Karl and Corey discuss the CANbus protocol and the new CAN-FD specification.

Duration:01:10:40

The Spark Gap - Episode 45

2/10/2016
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Karl and Corey talk about some of the lessons Karl learned (and remembered) at the Signal Integrity Boot Camp at DesignCon.

Duration:00:51:08

The Spark Gap - Episode 44

12/25/2015
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Karl and Corey air some grievances about Raspberry Pi, "Hoverboards", and PCB layout practices in this grab bag/Festivus episode.

Duration:01:04:29

The Spark Gap - Episode 43

11/11/2015
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Karl and Corey talk about how knowledge of electronics can cause headaches when looking at products and crowd-funding campaigns.

Duration:00:54:26

The Spark Gap - Episode 42

10/21/2015
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Karl and Corey finishing talking with Chris Gammell about parts.io and selecting the right op-amp for a given application. (Part 2 of 2)

Duration:01:07:18

The Spark Gap - Episode 41

10/14/2015
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Karl and Corey are joined by Chris Gammell to talk about how to pick the right op-amp. Part 1 of 2.

Duration:00:59:40

The Spark Gap - Episode 40

10/3/2015
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Karl and Corey are back! Join them as they talk about design choices and gotchas involving connectors.

Duration:01:11:25

The Spark Gap - Episode 39

8/12/2015
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Karl and Corey depart from hardware to talk about one of the more interesting bits of firmware, pointers.

Duration:00:56:19

The Spark Gap - Episode 38

7/29/2015
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Karl and Corey talk about the gear they use to bring you this podcast.

Duration:01:08:03

The Spark Gap - Episode 37

7/15/2015
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Karl and Corey talk about designing projects with the future in mind.

Duration:01:01:33

The Spark Gap - Episode 36

7/3/2015
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Karl and Corey discuss a few submissions they liked from the Hackaday Prize 2015. Disclaimer: Neither Karl nor Corey are affiliated in any way with the Hakaday Prize selection.

Duration:00:57:43

The Spark Gap - Episode 35

6/17/2015
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Karl teaches Corey about how cars work and how electronics fit into modern automobiles.

Duration:01:50:53

The Spark Gap - Episode 34

6/3/2015
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Karl's going to Burning Man. Let's talk about some electronics you might want when camping in the desert.

Duration:00:51:44