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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.

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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.

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The Opening Up of GSM

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Steill's group's OpenBTS setup at Fachhochschule Kaiserslautern

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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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Andrea Nuyken

Electronics Design

April 20, 2017 12:35

Realize the power saving features of RL78 microcontrollers

Renesas Electronics provides free “Current Consumption Calculator” & “Current Consumption Simulator” for RL78 microcontroller evaluations in battery powered equipment designs.

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AyaT

Electronics Design

April 19, 2017 14:42

EMI filters for low power DC-DC converters

As there are no formal standards for conducted EMI from low power board mounted DC-DC converters, performance of products on the market varies widely. In some applications external filtering may be necessary on inputs and outputs to avoid ...

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ChelseaBack

Electronics Design

April 19, 2017 14:33

Design Calculations and Testing of Basic Filters

Looking at designing low and high pass filters & testing these with the Analog Discovery 2.

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AyaT

Electronics Design

April 18, 2017 15:25

Murata's Block Type EMI Suppression Filters

BNX series is a high current, noise measures in a wide frequency band in one product is possible. It is a super high performance noise filter of SMD type. It is most suitable for noise suppression in DC power line.

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Andrew Back

Electronics Design

April 18, 2017 09:51

App Enable an Embedded System

App enabling an embedded Linux system with Ubuntu Core allows it to benefit from transactional updates, increased security and access to a “snap” application ecosystem.

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ChelseaBack

Electronics Design

April 7, 2017 08:12

Diary of a Trainee Electronics Engineer: March 2017

STEM, Fourier Theories & Complex Waveforms

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Bissett

Electronics Design

April 6, 2017 08:53

combining Python codes and capturing to CSV

coding examples, explanations and tips.

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ChelseaBack

Electronics Design

April 3, 2017 13:48

Familiarising Myself with Filters

Looking at filter basics and their applications.

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Adrian Gurr

Electronics Design

April 3, 2017 13:38

Common Sense for better Automotive, Industrial, and Consumer sensors

The Digital World will never replace drivers, acheive comprehensive “artificial intelligence”, or perform complex and interactive robotic solutions, without the ability to capture and measure the “analogue” or real World around it.

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DesignSpark

Electronics Design

April 3, 2017 10:57

2017 Vishay Super 12 Featured Products

Each year, Vishay identifies twelve key semiconductor and passive components featuring new and improved technologies that can significantly improve the performance of end products and systems.

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ChelseaBack

Electronics Design

April 3, 2017 10:11

Testing Op-amp Circuits With The Analog Discovery 2

Using the Digilent Analog Parts Kit and Analog Discovery 2 to evaluate the performance of op-amps.

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bmetz

Electronics Design

March 23, 2017 09:17

Measure circuit currents accurately with Kelvin connect resistors

Kelvin connections have been popular for many years in the electronics industry. When integrated into your current sense resistor, many advantages can be had.

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