Productive New Year's Eve

It turns out that the last day of the year can be quite productive. I’ve managed to sneak in a PCB layout for the input measurement and protection board for my sunpowered. Got it ordered, can’t wait to test it ! I got carried away with via stitching there a bit - we’ll see how hard it will be to solder the larger components because of that. The whole project is hosted here - it’s open hardware so please do take a look. [Read More]

Tools - PCB holder

I thought it would be cool to share with you the tools I find surprisingly useful. Behold the first in the series: the PCB holder ! I cannot overstate how much is that of a difference from the ‘third hand’-type of holders. The grip is very firm but won’t scratch the surface nor short anything because the jaws are made from a soft plastic. And the whole thing ROTATES ! [Read More]