Monthly Archives August 2009

DIY Audio on a “Student’s” Budget

Today, a whole new topic in DIY electronics – audio. Audiophiles (or just anyone looking to get good sound quality) can spend hundreds or thousands of dollar on systems whose parts may only cost a tiny fraction of the retail cost. So the DIY community has stepped up to the plate, with many extremely knowledgeable [...]

USB Power Shield v2.0

The new USB Power Shield boards (rev. 2.0) have just arrived from BatchPCB! As always, they were quick, great quality, and they even sent me a few extra! Awesome service. Version 2.0 has some major revisions since v1.0, including: Smaller Size – cost is determined by size, so I brought it down to the bare [...]