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We have got a number of articles and projects relating to XinaBox modules for you to explore: https://www.rs-online.com/designspark/search?q=XinaBox
You may find an online simulator more useful. I've tried a couple recently and if you're just checking a simple circuit these are pretty useful. MultiSim is pretty good https://www.multisim.com though...
As Boss has said - always print a PDF of your design at 100% (ie 1:1) to check for errors, component placement, sizes etc before outputting your Gerber files. Once you produce your Gerber files, put them...
@Josephs482 sounds like you are just starting out if your first project is a torch. If you Google basic electronic theory you'll find lots of help to get moving. Hope this helps H01
KiCad now equals Altium in capability and features for all basic needs. I just completed a project re-engineering an embedded industrial controller using KiCad and there would have been no advantage to...
The useless machine (UM2) was built to inspire engineers. But why should one use a webcam instead of classical sensors? And how could we transfer this idea to usefulness?
A countdown of the Top 5 electronics product launches during October 2019 including products from STMicroelectronics, Microchip, MikroElectrnika and ON Semiconductor.
Brainboxes BB-400 NeuronEdge Controller plus ED-538 I/O module, together with PanelPilotACE, form the heart of demonstrator units that showcase industrial products.
The power demands of electronic devices have increased substantially over the last couple of years. Today’s designs operate at higher switching frequencies, require ever-more component performance support and are continually shrinking in size.
Our engineers answer the question: How to measure the output voltage of a Common Mode Choke. We teach you an easy way to verify if your common mode choke is working with an oscilloscope.
Part 3 of my project to create a highly visual machine to demonstrate the crossover of IT and automation for the DesignSpark team. Here I explain the central control software written and show how I used OpenCV to calculate the fluid levels.
In Part 1 of this two-part post, I’ll be looking at the origins of programmable hardware which has reduced the chip-count of many PCB designs.
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For more than 100 years, mechanical controls had been the dominant means of Human-Machine Interaction (HMI) across all industries. However, that recently changed. About 10 years ago, a new trend has emerged: touch controls.
Bluetooth is a communication medium between the mobile APP (controller) and Arduino board (motors) In this chapter, we need to make sure that the Bluetooth module acting as a messenger can serve this well.
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MEM's sensors cover many applications and are key product consideration when it comes to machine learning, predictive maintenance, tracking and artificial intelligence. In the world of smart technology, MEMS have a very important role to play.