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 hRead More
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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January 11, 2017 09:45
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
January 3, 2017 13:41
RECOM has published a guide book called the DC/DC Book of Knowledge, a detailed introduction to DC/DC converter topologies. It includes a range of practical examples to give the user a great start in this fascinating area of electronics design.
December 12, 2016 11:37
Embedded systems connectivity to a host computing platform creates the need for a universal communication standard. The rapid adoption of USB in embedded design is driving developers to seek faster, economical ways to add USB connectivity.
November 28, 2016 09:43
Murata provided IGBT gate drive dc-dc conversion technology which helped the University of Nottingham team achieve successful balance of power output and energy preservation. This brought the team many victories during the 2016 TT Zero at the world-f
November 25, 2016 11:28
Debugging RC2014 and running BASIC examples
November 21, 2016 10:42
Robotics is an incredible field because it fuses so many aspects of Engineering and it’s for this reason that robots have such massive potential in education. I've recently launched my own educational robot on Kickstarter
November 18, 2016 12:54
Each component in an ESD protected area (EPA) plays a vital part in the fight against electrostatic discharge. If just 1 component is not performing correctly, you could harm your ESD sensitive devices potentially costing your company a lot of money.
November 2, 2016 11:04
Meet Dan Elliott, he owns and manages Electro Design & Engineering and also works as a contractor. Here, Dan gives us some advice on how to avoid any pitfalls or problems that can occur in the process of PCB design to final product.
October 27, 2016 13:22
Ringing is a common term referring to the undesired oscillation that can occur when a power semiconductor switch turns on or off. This guide gives some helpful ideas about how to control ringing.
October 26, 2016 16:29
This article by Iian Mosely at Convertor Technologies discusses a reference design they built to drive a series string of LEDs at about 35V from a 12/24Vdc input.
October 24, 2016 07:52
Lithium-ion batteries are very much in the news at the moment. Are there alternatives to this technology? In this article we look at a different approach.
October 21, 2016 09:29
With such a variety and number of parameters to consider, system designers can find the task of selecting a power supply increasingly daunting. Regulatory issues and environmental considerations add to the complexity.