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For the last month or two, a breakout board for the AKM Semiconductor AK5388 analog-to-digital converter has been my main project. Here’s an update on where it stands. When I last posted about the board, I was waiting for parts … Continue reading
PCB layout is fun, especially when you are trying to eke the best performance out of a component. Last week, I finished the PCB layout for the AK5388 analog-to-digital converter (ADC) I chose for my digital ham radio transceiver project. … Continue reading
I had some time to myself this weekend and was able to get the AK5388 breakout board routed. The board carries an AKM AK5388 audio DAC, which has 24-bit output and up to a 123 dB signal-to-noise ratio. My plan … Continue reading
Check out the bizarre PCB layout on this power supply. A Pulse Instruments PI-702, I bought it for a few dollars at a hamfest. It was made in the mid-80′s and plugs into Tektronix TM500-series mainframes. When I powered it … Continue reading
Here at last is the printed circuit board layout for the FPGA breakout board. I’m planning a series of projects involving FPGA-based DSP for ham radio, and in order to build them, I need an FPGA and a PCB on which to mount it….
The goals for this layout constrained it to be a nearly single-sided layout, … Continue reading