Rebirth of Cool Mills: Benchtop PCB Milling Take-Two With Othermill

This week the Phy team got our hands on a new PCB milling machine called the Othermill from the folks over at Other Machine Co. (OMC) — a San Francisco startup determined to bring desktop PCB manufacturing back into vogue.  And this was no loaner…let’s be clear:  we’d purchased the Othermill cash (ok CC) at full MSRP, after getting a live demo onsite at the OMC HQ in San Francisco.

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Parts Feed: Component Searches – January 2015

Each month we’re compiling a list of part searches from Findchips.com & Parts.io, taken from Supplyframe’s ranked search feed.  From that list we’ve stripped out the standard fare (e.g. discrete resistors & capacitors in chip packages – 0402, 0603, 0805, etc) and what’s left is a snapshot of what you and others are searching for and our comments on some of the items we found curious.
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Parts.io & remaking component search for electronics: An interview with Chris Gammell

This past week, the Phy team hit DesignCon 2015 where tucked away in a far corner of the Exhibit hall we met up with Chris Gammell, Product Manager for Parts.io, a new parametric component search site from the folks at Supplyframe (full disclosure, Supplyframe also owns Phy).  Have a look at my interview with Chris below and then keep reading for more detail! 

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Parts Feed: Component Searches – December 2014

Each month we’re compiling a list of part searches from Findchips.com & Parts.io, taken from Supplyframe’s ranked search feed.  From that list we’ve stripped out the standard fare (e.g. discrete resistors & capacitors in chip packages – 0402, 0603, 0805, etc) and what’s left is a snapshot of what you and others are searching for and our comments on some of the items we found curious.
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