In previous post we discussed CPU power consumption in PIP-Watch. Today we look into Bluetooth power consumption because it is significant as much as the CPU power.
Processor Power The PIP-Watch is a battery-powered device that will be continuously on, hence the average power consumption is one of the most important engineering aspects. In this post I will go through two simple steps of optimizing CPU power… Continue Reading
The printed circuit boards for PIP-Watch Zero came from Pragoboard fab on Friday 12 Sept. I ordered three pieces because the cost is practically identical as for two or one. On Saturday I assembled one board, and on Sunday I… Continue Reading
Schematic [PDF], BOM, and PCB layout for my PIP-Watch “Zero” was completed during this week. Layout data was sent to a local PCB fab – pragoboard.cz. The board should be ready and shipped during the next week. The PCB is… Continue Reading