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Electronics Design

Electronic Design is in essence, the activity responsible for all consumer, industrial, automotive and military based electronics systems we find today. All of the products we use on a daily basis such as digital watches, mobile phones, tablet computers, laptops, all of the electronic items we take for granted, were at one stage, nothing more than an idea that became an electronics design. Our own free software DesignSpark PCB has been used to create electronic designs that can found in the market today, from jewellery to hardware development kits.

The Electronics Design Industry is flourishing, and the biggest demand is for the latest high-tech products, in all sectors of the market, self-driving cars, smart homes that communicate with the home owner, virtual reality applications, the list is endless, and is only restricted by the limits of your imagination.

 

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Save Time and Optimize your Design with Power Supply WebDesigner™

Power Supply WebDesigner offers a suite of time-saving tools to design and optimize your power supply. Device selection, system design, analysis, and simulation takes only minutes with built-in models, calculations, and iterative steps of design

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Serigraphy for PCB

Learn how to create a PCB for prototypes and circuit test in your own home, easy and cheap.

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The Tolerant Engineer

In my last post, I started to examine the challenges facing the crowd-funded Maker when attempting to turn a prototype into a product. It ended with a slightly tongue-in-cheek analysis of customer types and a promise to add some engineering detail.

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The power-packed Intel® Joule™

Intel is no stranger to the development kit market – the SD card-sized Edison is a prime example – but with the Joule, Intel is aiming squarely at a different crowd of developers.

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csikes

Electronics Design

February 20, 2017 12:02

The Benefits of Very High Input Voltage Linear Regulators

Most home appliances and connected devices such as occupancy sensors and smoke alarms take direct AC input from the mains of the home. This presents the challenge of integrating an AC/DC power supply into the often tiny enclosure

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csikes

Electronics Design

January 11, 2017 09:45

Selecting the Ideal ESD Protection Solution

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) plays a large role in our life, whether we are aware or not. ESD events range from generating charge while walking on carpet and subsequently shocking ourselves on a metal doorknob, to destructive lightning storms

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Comments
  • DENSBLUE

    1 week ago

    thanks..for your huge contribution to the electronic world..
  • Bill Marshall

    1 week ago

    @slyworme Quite right. Long before 'Artificial Intelligence' there existed 'Malevolent Intelligence' in all prototype hardware (and software).... :-)
  • slyworme

    1 week ago

    Don't forget that the chances of a failure at a demonstration are increased exponentially by both the number of people watching and by their position within their organisation. Engineer level...the demo...
  • Boss

    1 week ago

    Excellent article, I have wanted to get into screen printing for my artwork so now that I know it could also overlap with PCB production I have a greater incentive!

    One comment, if making...
  • Boss

    1 month ago

    I missed this when first published.... I must have been working!

    Great article, I love hearing the application areas of DSPCB, especially when it's a great application area AND used for...
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Adrian Gurr

Electronics Design

July 25, 2017 10:02

Software & Maintenance Engineers! - upgrade to Segger Flash Super Heroes

With just a couple of cables, and the latest Flasher Portable PLUS, the intrepid engineering hero can upgrade or repair software on the vast majority of the Worlds microcontrollers

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ChelseaBack

Electronics Design

July 24, 2017 09:52

Experimenting with Electrocardiogram Electronics

Looking at ECGs with the BES-AFE-1 Breakout Board Kit and Analog Discovery 2.

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xibani

Electronics Design

July 24, 2017 09:39

Building your own self-balancing robot

The aim of this article is to present a small self-balancing robot based on Arduino and give some tips for its construction. Also we can controll it´s movement using a smartphone.

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ROHM Semiconductor Europe

Electronics Design

July 17, 2017 14:34

1700V SiC MOSFET enables jump-start prototyping and development

The growing trend to conserve energy in recent years has increased the demand for energy-saving power semiconductors, particularly for applications in the industrial sector such as general-purpose inverters and manufacturing equipment.

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csikes

Electronics Design

July 17, 2017 08:34

Save Time and Optimize your Design with Power Supply WebDesigner™

Power Supply WebDesigner offers a suite of time-saving tools to design and optimize your power supply. Device selection, system design, analysis, and simulation takes only minutes with built-in models, calculations, and iterative steps of design

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Rlm77

Electronics Design

July 13, 2017 13:38

Serigraphy for PCB

Learn how to create a PCB for prototypes and circuit test in your own home, easy and cheap.

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josejavier0608

Electronics Design

July 12, 2017 08:50

3x3x3 RGB LED CUBE- create awesome lighting effects!

Why do you need a mirrorball when you can build your own “mirrorcube”? This project will allow you to bring the disco home (at least the lightning effects). What’s more, you will be able to boast that you are the handy one among your mates.

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Ian B

Electronics Design

July 6, 2017 12:46

Hints and Tips - looking after your soldering iron tips

How to look after your soldering iron tips

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Panasonic_Corporation

Electronics Design

July 4, 2017 14:59

Bridging the Performance Gap Between Electric Double-Layer Capacitors and Batteries - Panasonic's HL Series as a Fit and Forget Device

EDLCs used in the backup power supply are required to operate for a long period of time and to be maintenance-free. Panasonic was able to achieve the industry’s first 2000-hour guarantee as radial lead type electrical double layer capacitor.

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karlwoodward

Electronics Design

June 30, 2017 13:01

Choosing your next soldering tool

For most makers, hobbyists and engineers the soldering tool of choice is the trusty soldering iron, but the answer to the question of what tool next is not always obvious.

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Bill Marshall

Electronics Design

June 29, 2017 13:28

The Tolerant Engineer

In my last post, I started to examine the challenges facing the crowd-funded Maker when attempting to turn a prototype into a product. It ended with a slightly tongue-in-cheek analysis of customer types and a promise to add some engineering detail.

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barrealves

Electronics Design

June 27, 2017 13:13

Cargo Elevator electronic control

Nowadays, cargo elevators are used in lots of industries making workers life easier. We can find them in big factories, in construction sites, and even in restaurants with two floors. Most of cargo elevators have a single way of working.

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