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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

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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csikes

Electronics Design

August 15, 2017 08:52

SPM2 & SPM3 Intelligent Power Modules

ON Semiconductor provides a comprehensive portfolio of power modules enabling engineers to develop compact, robust, and highly efficient solutions for every motor control application

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Questions & Answers

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Looking for a solution to a design conundrum? Browse our Electronics Design questions and find the best answers, as voted for by our community.

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  • Boss

    2 days ago

    Assuming this is DSPCB you could post this in the specific community forum
    https://designspark.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/community/topics/200624545-DesignSpark-PCB-Discussion
    If the part doesn't...
  • DS Electrical

    5 days ago

    Hi Fotis,
    There is no option for extra pages within DesignSpark Electrical but there are two software tools from the same developers which will seem almost identical to it in use. One is Elecworks...
  • DS Electrical

    5 days ago

    Hi Neil, the best way to achieve this is to use the "Archive Environment" function. It is found in the main "File tab toolbar. Using this command you can save all projects, symbols, associated data etc...
  • Boss

    1 week ago

    Hello Vierke, what software are you referring to?
    The software support page is here for all the software https://designspark.zendesk.com/hc/en-us with the community forum link at the bottom of...
  • leonie

    1 week ago

    Hello hunterage2000, our ModelSource database has been shut down and replaced with the new PCB Part Library. ModelSource was no longer up-to-date and caused issues with footprint and symbol quality for...
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karlwoodward

Electronics Design

September 18, 2017 13:03

Using PSoC to drive the past

Redesigning the drive electronics of a paper tape punch for Chip Hack EDSAC Challenge. In a previous post we described reverse-engineering a tape reader for the EDSAC Challenge. While a nice addition, a tape reader alone is of little use:

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karlwoodward

Electronics Design

September 14, 2017 13:48

Preparing for Chip Hack EDSAC Challenge

Chip Hack EDSAC Challenge event ran as part of Wuthering Bytes 2017. The workshop provided an introduction to Verilog and FPGA development, and as part of this the historic EDSAC computer was re-created via a modern, low cost FPGA board.

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Gary Miller

Electronics Design

August 24, 2017 09:47

SCA3300 Accelerometers Automotive qualified with advanced self diagnostics

3-axis Accelerometer with digital SPI interface Industry proven technology with significantly improved performance

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karlwoodward

Electronics Design

August 17, 2017 09:13

A first look at the Digilent Digital Discovery

We recently got to use the Digilent Digital Discovery, this little device performs the function of both a logic analyser and signal generator in a robust neat little package.

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bmetz

Electronics Design

August 15, 2017 09:06

Selecting Proper Free Air Wattage

There are many factors that are affect thermal build up of resistors and other components that generate heat. Understanding and applying these conditions will be explored.

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csikes

Electronics Design

August 15, 2017 08:52

SPM2 & SPM3 Intelligent Power Modules

ON Semiconductor provides a comprehensive portfolio of power modules enabling engineers to develop compact, robust, and highly efficient solutions for every motor control application

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Adrian Gurr

Electronics Design

August 14, 2017 15:11

FOR AUTOMOTIVE & MOTION CONTROL PROTECTION, SEND IN THE HITFETS TO TAKE OUT THE FUSEBOX.

Time then to consign the mechanical relay and fuse to history in auto and industrial control applications, with the use of advanced protected field effect transistors “PROFETS” and “HITFETS” .....

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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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