This project entailed developing a supercapacitor-based amplifier for use in a downhole oilfield tool string for assisting in communications with surface equipment.
Amplifier module board of supercap amp. Contains supercaps and switching gear.
CPU board. This board has the main controller MSP430 MCU along with various high current isolated switches, high power current limiter, and other assorted logic and control functions. A 16 layer board with the majority of the inner layers dedicated to passing the power output of up to 70A.