Blog
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For the love of circuits

29/Jul/2020

A website dedicated to simpifying and explaining the operation of common building block circuits.

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Graduation 2020

26/Jul/2020

A short post explaining my experience of Graduation during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Custom Domain

20/Jul/2020

A simple tutorial for setting up a custom website URL from scratch. Here I use namecheap and netlify but the steps are almost identical for other domain registrar, SSL certificates and website hosts like goDaddy, cloudflare and gitHub Pages.

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KiCAD TM1640

1/Jul/2020

A KiCAD footprint and model for the TM1640 LED driver board with download.

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Big 7 Seg Display

30/Jun/2020

Here I designed a simple display board for easy use in projects using 16 7 segment displays driven by only two data lines.

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ResRat

25/Jun/2020

ResRat is a command line interface quick use tool that allows for fast resistor ratio selection. Useful for op-amp circuits, potential dividers and more.

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Circuit macros

24/Jun/2020

A walkthrough of how to make the most beautiful circuit diagrams I have ever made. It's a little more complex than a GUI but worth it.

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LM399 Reference

23/Jun/2020

A begining into the stability and volt chasing area of electronics constantly looking for more precise electronics here using an LM399 reference.

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Linear power supply V2

19/Jun/2020

This is a look into the re-design of the previously mentioned and described powersupply design addressing issues found and how they were improved for the second version.

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Decisive interview victory

6/May/2020

Given recent events, now is the most needed time to put work into your professional perception and get ready for acing job interviews in a soon to be extremely competative time.

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The New Website

24/Apr/2020

As most of you will be aware, this is a new website, at least currently new. I thought i'd collate some thoughts over the new site and why some design and technical decisions were made.

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Home Ubuntu Server

23/Apr/2020

Moving data between my PC and laptop soon gets tedious given no compatable usb ports between the two. After using git for moving almost everything I decided it was time to create a home file server.

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Linear power supply

15/Apr/2020

After struggling for power for all project for years, constantly relying on bodging other power supplies, I decided to invest some time to create a small, precision variable power supply.

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Z80 Computer

03/Mar/2020

As a honor to the ZX spectrum (and a tool to practice assembly), I decided to put some time into develloping a Z80 computer with RAM, ROM and external I/O. This is hopefully the first blog post of many around this project and this is the first update of progress.