Tag Archives: schematic

KiCad PCBNew Last Lines

I just have a few lines to do for the left hand channel and then I can compare it all to the circuit diagram as a last check and then start on the right channel. Easier said than done, especially … Continue reading

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White Lines to Green Lines

Slowly but surely I am converting all the white lines into green lines. White lines show where things need to be connected to each other, green lines show where they will be physically routed to make that connection. Much more … Continue reading

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Kicad Footprints: One step at a time …

See what I did there?  Clever huh.  A bit cheesy so I’m cringing. Making good progress at the moment. I have now finished the schematic and am now creating the Kicad Footprints for the amplifier’s printed circuit board. The first one … Continue reading

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The Ripple Effect Continues

The schematic for the Amplifier Board, using the application Kicad, is now finished. It’s a complicated collection of applications, one to layout the circuit, another to layout the PCB, another to create the Gerber files – whatever they are, I’m … Continue reading

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KiCad EDA Software on a Mac using OS X

It is a very good piece of software. It has some strange quirks but once you get used to it, there is a lot of powerful stuff going on. Being totally new to it, I spent a while getting comfortable … Continue reading

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High Current, Variable Output, Dual, Lab Power Supply Unit with Single Potentiometer Control

Note 1: Liquiphonics assumes no responsibility for the following circuit diagrams. Also, bear in mind that it has been designed for myself and so may contain parts you may not need. This is the circuit diagram (or schematic) for the … Continue reading

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Lab Power Supply Unit and Power Amp

Before I go ahead and construct version 3 of the amp, I need to make a lab power supply with variable plus and minus voltage outputs and ammeters for measuring the current drawn. I’ll be using the case from an … Continue reading

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