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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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Turning an £8 childs toy into a spectrum analyser

This posts looks at how a child's toy can be reprogrammed to provide a simple spectrum analyser that may be useful when working with licence-free wireless technologies.Like so many great open source h

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Electronics design - First steps are getting smaller

For anyone wishing to take their first steps into electronics design, things have never been easier.  Technologies such as Arduino, mbed and TI's LaunchPad have made serious engineering accessibl

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Who has the lowest power MCU?

I'd be very careful posing this question in any public forum of any kind, real or virtual. It is like asking ten doctors for an opinion: you'll get ten opinions and be none the wiser.

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Taking the path of least resistance...

The difficulties of identifying and selecting resistors for design and development, and how TE Connectivity can help make design engineers' lives easier. Exclusively from RS Components: TE Resistor Lab Kits.

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Bissett

Electronics Design

February 27, 2017 09:07

Learning about Load Cells

A look at what they are, what makes them so accurate, an explanation of the Wheatstone Bridge and a look at the FX1091.

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SBikek

Electronics Design

February 21, 2017 10:01

How Makers, Engineers, and Developers can accelerate development and prototyping with RENESAS RL78/L1A Promotion Board

RPBRL78/L1A accelerates the start for your next embedded development. It works right out of the box, and comes with all necessary components to make it easy to begin developing and debugging a complete embedded application based on RL78/L1A MCU.

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pevans9463

Electronics Design

February 21, 2017 09:27

Using Creator Ci40 Microphone & Stereo Audio Inputs

This article looks at several audio modes and options for the Creator Ci40.

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AyaT

Electronics Design

February 20, 2017 16:43

Murata's Crystals for Wireless Connectivity

Selecting crystals for use in wireless connectivity functions

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Connector Geek

Electronics Design

February 20, 2017 15:03

Distributed power architecture allows for more efficient design structures

Modular DC/DC converters are gaining ground. Today, "off-the-shelf" modules are available for virtually any application, and prices have dropped significantly so that bespoke solutions are generally no longer a viable option.

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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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AyaT

Electronics Design

February 14, 2017 10:17

Murata UMA series as a main power supply for small power equipment

One of key features of Murata's small energy device UMA series is quick charge. If using UMA series as main power supply, you can use the equipment soon by quick charge even when power runs out. We explain the reasons why UMA series can be charged

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AyaT

Electronics Design

February 14, 2017 10:17

Backup by Murata Supercapacitor

Murata's supercapacitor lets users achieve high-output backup in a confined space by taking full advantage of its low ESR, long life and small size. The video demonstrates backup performance of Murata's supercapacitor

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Redstone

Electronics Design

February 13, 2017 13:13

What You Could Do In An Hour: Teach Basic Circuit Theory So It Will Be Remembered

Inject some excitement into learning basic circuit theory with an Arduino Starter Kit.

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sarahchallis

Electronics Design

February 2, 2017 16:40

How To Fit a Thermoelectric Module

This guide describes the process of mounting a thermoelectric module for use in a system. Considerations for mounting cooler and generator modules are outlined along with more general tips for achieving the maximum potential from your device.

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inderpreet

Electronics Design

January 30, 2017 10:46

Anhad's Nappy: A Wet Nappy Sensor

Raising a baby is tough enough as it is and the bathroom habits of an infant and impossible to predict. In this project, we design a small sensor that alerts when a nappy needs changing.

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Tony Colleran

Electronics Design

January 27, 2017 12:15

The PCB Challenge

Think you know about PCBs? Put your skills to the test to see how you “stack

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