Category Archives: The Signal Path

TSP #138 – Three Interesting Mailbag Reviews & Giveaway! (November 2018)

In this episode Shahriar reviews three mailbag items. There is also a new giveaway! Follow the instruction at the beginning of the video to enter. The reviews are organized at follows:

00:09 – Introduction & Giveaway Details
02:21 – Leo Bodnar Electronic – Fast Pulse Generator

These fast pulse generators are rated to Continue reading TSP #138 – Three Interesting Mailbag Reviews & Giveaway! (November 2018)

TSP #136 – Tutorial on Programming a Waveshare 7.5-Inch Multi-Color e-Paper Display & Info-Frame

In this episode Shahriar demonstrates the capabilities of a Waveshare 7.5-Inch tricolor e-Paper display. By combining the display with a Raspberry Pi Zero, the SPI interface of the mini-computer can be used to program and configure the e-Paper display using Python scripts. Furthermore, the Python script takes advantage of the Continue reading TSP #136 – Tutorial on Programming a Waveshare 7.5-Inch Multi-Color e-Paper Display & Info-Frame

TSP #133 – Keysight UXR 110GHz BW, 256GS/s, 10-bit Real-Time Oscilloscope Teardown & Experiments

In this episode Shahriar takes a look at one of the most advanced electrical test and measurement instruments ever created. The Keysight UXR-Series Real-Time Oscilloscope brings 110GHz of analog bandwidth and 256GS/s real-time sampling at 4-channels simultaneously. To make it even more impressive, the entire data-conversion architecture is in 10-bits. Continue reading TSP #133 – Keysight UXR 110GHz BW, 256GS/s, 10-bit Real-Time Oscilloscope Teardown & Experiments

TSP #132 – Quest for mm-Wave Capability: Teardown, Analysis & Experiments on Generation & Detection

In this episode Shahriar demonstrates the effort for collecting affordable components and instruments in the past year to be able to generate mm-wave frequencies in the lab. The main goal is to generate synthesized CW signals beyond 26.5GHz and to be able to analyze them on the Keysight MXA Spectrum Continue reading TSP #132 – Quest for mm-Wave Capability: Teardown, Analysis & Experiments on Generation & Detection

TSP #130 – Tutorial, Experiment & Teardown of a CDM324 24GHz Doppler Radar Module

In this episode Shahriar demonstrates a full analysis of a CDM324 24GHz Doppler radar module from IC Station. Opening the module reveals a series of microwave PCB components and several active devices. A complete analysis of the module is presented. The unit is then measured and the impact of antenna Continue reading TSP #130 – Tutorial, Experiment & Teardown of a CDM324 24GHz Doppler Radar Module