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The podcast for hardware startups and entrepreneurs planning to bring a new electronic hardware product to market. We discuss all things related to developing, manufacturing, marketing, and selling successful new hardware products.

Predictable Designs Podcast John Teel

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

The podcast for hardware startups and entrepreneurs planning to bring a new electronic hardware product to market. We discuss all things related to developing, manufacturing, marketing, and selling successful new hardware products.

    Q&A - Best PCB Design Software, Finding Co-founders, and Avoiding Unsold Inventory

    Q&A - Best PCB Design Software, Finding Co-founders, and Avoiding Unsold Inventory

    In this episode I answer the following questions:

    Q1: What PCB design software do you recommend?

    Q2: How can I ensure that I'm able to sell my product so I don't end up with a warehouse full of unsold inventory?

    Q3: How can I find a technical co-founder?

    • 43 min
    The Ugly Truth About Prototyping a New Product

    The Ugly Truth About Prototyping a New Product

    In this episode you will learn the truth about prototyping a new product including the various stages and types of prototypes that are needed from idea to mass production.

    • 17 min
    Microcontroller Showdown: Selecting the Best One for Your Project

    Microcontroller Showdown: Selecting the Best One for Your Project

    Do you know which microcontroller is best for your new electronic product? 

    In this episode you will learn about the various microcontrollers available, and how to select the best one for your specific project.

    • 18 min
    How Long Does It Take to Develop a New Electronic Product?

    How Long Does It Take to Develop a New Electronic Product?

    One of the most common questions I get asked is how long does it take to develop a new electronic hardware product and bring it to market?

    The simple answer is: probably longer than you think. The more accurate answer depends on 3 critical variables which I reveal in this episode.

    Near the end of this episode I then give you some concrete estimates on how long to expect it to take to develop your new electronic product.

    • 8 min
    How to Outsource Product Development

    How to Outsource Product Development

    If you are looking to outsource the development of a new product or parts of a new product, then in this episode I’m going to show you how to do it correctly so you end up with a solid design while minimizing your financial risk.

    • 19 min
    Microcontroller or Microprocessor - Which Do You Need for Your Project?

    Microcontroller or Microprocessor - Which Do You Need for Your Project?

    Just about any new electronic product requires some sort of “brains”. The question though is what type of brains does your product really need? 

    There are two choices: a microcontroller unit (MCU) or a microprocessor unit (MPU). 

    In this episode you will discover how to determine which of these processor choices is right for your specific product.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

jbeniforu ,

ITS WORTH MILLIONS

The information shared on this podcast has given me the confidence and understanding to move forward with my design!!! No longer feeling confused and overwhelmed on how to bring my product to market thank you JT and Hardware Acadamy!!!

PapaLokesh ,

Great resource

This show has a lot of good information for hardware entrepreneurs. Covers a lot of the challenges of starting a business not just the hardware piece.

Dino DK ,

Great work

Thanks a ton for the wonderful content. Please keep up the great work. Best wishes!!

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