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Amazon Kindle 3 3G GSM/WiFi Review – EEVblog #108

Dave unboxes and reviews the new Amazon Kindle 3 3rd Generation 3G GSM/WiFi Ebook reader.
What superlatives can he find for the new E-Ink display?
And what happens to the E-Ink display when you put it in the thermal chamber?

Want to buy one?:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002FQJT3Q?ie=UTF8&tag=ee04-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B002FQJT3Q

EEVblog #106 – Top 5 Tips To Bring Your Product to Market (and why Patents are a BAD idea)

Are you are a hobbyist, hacker, maker, or garage engineer with a great product idea?
Dave gives you his Top 5 tips for bringing your product to market.
And a bonus Top 5 reasons to avoid patents.
Copyright, Marketing, Advertising, Protection, and Creative Commons Open Source all get a look in.

Watch all the Continue reading EEVblog #106 – Top 5 Tips To Bring Your Product to Market (and why Patents are a BAD idea)

EEVblog #105 – Electronics Thermal Heatsink Design Tutorial

A follow on from some of the recent blogs that have involved basic thermal heatsink calculation. This time around Dave takes you though the basic theory of thermal design and how heatsink calculations work. Then there are some real world temperature measurements to see how close to the theory we Continue reading EEVblog #105 – Electronics Thermal Heatsink Design Tutorial

EEVblog #103 – World’s Largest Laser Hologram with Dr Phil

Dave & Dr Phil check out the world’s largest depth of field laser hologram display at Macquarie University.
It was part of the Paula Dawson exhibition. The bar display is titled “To Absent Friends”
This hologram was created in 1988 and is still the worlds largest to this day. They don’t Continue reading EEVblog #103 – World’s Largest Laser Hologram with Dr Phil

EEVblog #101 – Hacking your own Peltier LAB Thermal Chamber

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Dave turns a low cost reptile egg incubator into a decent 2degC to 60degC lab thermal chamber.
Throw in a Rigol oscilloscope, an Arduino, and a few multimeters for good measure.

The model used is the HERP Nursery II, also known as the BCR-25 Continue reading EEVblog #101 – Hacking your own Peltier LAB Thermal Chamber