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EEVblog #1066 – Uber Autonomous Car Accident – LIDAR Failed?

A self driving autonomous Uber car killed a pedestrian in Tempe Arizona. How did this happen?
It basically shouldn’t have.
TLDR; It looks as though the LIDAR and/or RADAR system failed to detect the pedestrian until fairly ideal practical circumstances.

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EEVblog #1065 – Soldering Iron Power Delivery Explained

A further clarification to the previous video on the Hakko FX-888D vs the JBC direct heat CD-2B soldering station. And the differences between applied power, tip design, sensor design, control loop design, and power delivery to a ground plane.
Power measurements and DaveCAD explanations.

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EEVblog #1064 – Soldering Irons OLD vs NEW

What are the differences between the “old” style soldering iron tips like used on the low cost Hakko and Weller et.al low cost irons, and the more expensive integrated tip type?
An apples to oranges comparison of the Hakko FX-888D and the JBC CD-2B stations.
Bonus footage under the FLIR thermal camera.

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Tin Whiskers 101

A video from the archives.
David Hillman from Rockwell Collins giving a talk on Tin Whiskers and the dangers of shorted contacts on PCB’s and other electronic circuits caused by using lead free solder.

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EEVblog #1063 – Weller WE1010 vs Hakko FX888D Soldering Station

Review of two $100 class soldering stations.
Can the new Weller WE1010 beat the venerable Hakko FX888D?
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EEVblog #1062 – Trezor Model T Hardware Wallet Review

Unboxing and review of the new Trezor Model T cryptocurrency bitcoin hardware wallet. And a comparison with the Ledger Nano S.
Also a talk on Ethereum contracts, Myetherwaller and ICO’s

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Hardware Github: https://github.com/trezor/trezor-core/blob/master/docs/hardware.md

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ANNOUNCEMENT: EEVblog2

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Keysight Scope Giveaway Bonanza!

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I’ll be giving away SIX Keysight DSOX1102G scopes I found in the dumpster!
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EEVblog #1061 – Data IO Programmer REPAIR – Part 1

Repairing the Data IO universal programmer.
Will it be a happy ending?

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