Joel de Guzman

Manufacturing Thor: Part 3

Part 3: Manufacturing The Middle Section Previously, I wrote about the design of the Thor’s middle section. This time, we’ll look at how the middle section is manufactured. As mentioned in the <a href=”https://www.cycfi.com/2022/09/manufacturing-thor-part-2/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>previous post</a>, I decided not to use a CNC machine. At least not this time. We don’t use much wood anyway, and the wooden parts are …

Manufacturing Thor: Part 3 Read More »

What’s Inside: The Lo-Z XR-Spectra Coil

The Lo-Z XR-Spectra coil: 1000 Turns 250Ω DCR (for 3.3″ version) 76mH AWG38 self-bonding magnet wire 2mm Type 430 ferritic stainless steel rail 1mm printed circuit board bobbin with copper-pour shield. We use AWG38 self-bonding magnet wire (also known as bondable magnet wire). It has a thin layer of thermoplastic polyurethane adhesive, activated using 140~160°C …

What’s Inside: The Lo-Z XR-Spectra Coil Read More »

Price Rollback

Easter 2022. We’re rolling back prices to pre-Covid rates and beyond. An Easter gift to everyone. We’ve streamlined our operations for 2022. And by doing so, and despite the global chip shortage and supply chain delays, we were still able to significantly optimize our manufacturing costs by scaling up. We can do that, now that …

Price Rollback Read More »