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  1. Very cool project Tribes!!  I was thinking of designing my own BLDC motor controller for an e-bike but I haven't had the time to get around to it. Your project is close enough where one could adapt it to work for an e-bike too with a few potentially minor changes. Thanks for the post!


    Also, are you heatsinking your MOSFETS? they might run a little warmer than you'd like that close together when running 20A.

  2. This is awesome! I've always wanted to make my own electronic ignition and EFI for vintage motorcycles but I have no time to actually do it. Thanks for the post nimblemotors! Do you have any good resources you can share that helped you with the project?

  3. You should merge the copper plane with your ground net.

    TheDirty you are correct! I did not realize I had done that until I got my board back from Advanced Circuits. I should have seen it sooner but I am still learning how to do this. Fortunately, the circuit has no known issues as of right now.

  4. I'm planning on doing some LED driver boards myself. What you have made there looks very nice. I'm new on here and still at the basics of learning everything. I was curious about one thing though. What program did you use to make the PCB design?

    I used Altium Designer. We begged for over a year to get the program installed on the computers in our lab. It's expensive, but I like the program a lot.

  5. Hello all,

    This is my project for my design class at the university I am currently attending. It is the first circuit/PCB I have made that is not just a simple circuit on a breadboard.

    I'm happy to say it worked on the first try and thanks to Username and his reflow oven I was able to solder all of the surface mount components.

    I'm sure I'll be saying this again in the future, but thank you RobG for the inspiration for this project! :thumbup:




    Piranha RGB LEDs




  6. Hello!

    I am an electrical engineering student from North Dakota.

    I love tinkering and building things and spend most of my time in the garage working on something.

    A few friends of mine (one of them is a member here) got me started on MSP430s and introduced me to this site.

    I just finished my first pcb with an msp this week and I got the inspiration for the project from a similar project another

    user had posted.

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