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  • Boss

    2 hours ago

    I like lever operated micro switches for this type of application. They are robust and require little force to operate, have a look at http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/microswitches/8046271/

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    1 day ago

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  • Verboran

    1 day ago

    ¿Conductive 3D ink any where?
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    2 days ago

    Hi, We have identified that there is an issue with a small number of users when creating the environment within DesignSpark Safety. We are currently testing a fix for this which we hope to release very...
  • davecole

    2 days ago

    Thanks for this, I'm going to have a go at building this for my daughter (12yo) for Christmas. It would be really cool if they flashed in time to what was going on in the surrounding area ie music playing
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Keysight Technologies EMEAI

Internet of Things

November 17, 2017 15:38

Learn about IoT and I2C protocol with Keysight IoT Applied Courseware

I2C is a popular communication protocol used to perform digital communication. This video shows an example of how an I2C signal can be captured and analysed using Keysight’s U3800 Series IoT development kit and the InfiniiVision 1000 X-Series scopes.

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Articles

November 17, 2017 15:29

EW BrightSparks 2018 - Design Engineers of Tomorrow

Nominations are now open for EW BrightSparks 2018, an inspirational awards programme celebrating the contributions that exceptional young engineers are making in the world of electronics.

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New Products From RS Components

November 17, 2017 15:29

New RS Pro Desoldering Station with Vacuum

High performance, thermostatically controlled desoldering station that features a desoldering tool with built-in vacuum and ceramic heater, which provides a fast heat-up with accurate temperature control from 160°C to 480°C

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Ten22

Development Kits

November 17, 2017 14:44

A Quick Guide to Microchip Development Tools

Microchip is a world-renowned manufacturer of electronic components, development kits and countless other products, but they also have 2000 development tools to help you get your product to production faster.

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LeakKiller Challenge

November 17, 2017 14:41

The LeakKiller Challenge is entering the last week - time to upload those entries

With little over a week to go, now is the time to be finishing off those designs and uploading entries for LeakKiller. Good luck to all.

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Julian Oakes

News

November 16, 2017 12:31

Get funding to take your business to the next level!

DesignSpark is teaming up with equity funding leader Crowdcube to bring you the chance to raise capital with the best - and save money doing it! Not only do you get access to Crowdcube's class-leading advice and marketing, you get 10% off their fee!

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Bulgin

Connectors

November 16, 2017 12:22

Exploring Bulgin's M Series Buccaneer Connectors

Bulgin’s M-Series Buccaneer connectors are designed to provide secure power, signal and data connections for industrial automation and sensor systems. So are they good for what you need? Let's explore the range deeper.

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RFSolutions-TF

Articles

November 16, 2017 11:43

Batteryless Remote Control that Really Goes the Distance

Introducing the new range of Energy Harvesting remote control products from RF Solutions!

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GreigRS

Sensors

November 16, 2017 11:42

What you need to know about vision sensors and their applications

Sensors are used for almost everything that is manufactured, whether it's detection, measurement or quality control, you can bet there has been a sensor used somewhere along the line. We wanted to take a closer look and SICK were happy to oblige.

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DesignSpark

November 16, 2017 11:42

RL78/L1A Group Won the ECN IMPACT Awards 2017

Our RL78/L1A group of microcontrollers with built-in precise bio-sensing front ends for healthcare applications has been honored with the IMPACT Awards 2017 sponsored by Electronic Component News (ECN).

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jefffo

News

November 16, 2017 11:17

New TRIDONIC LED Drivers PREMIUM Series

Future-proof LED Drivers offer advanced functionality and outstanding dimming behaviour. Constant-current LED Drivers with one4all interface to support DALI, DSI, switchDIM and corridorFUNCTION. The I-Select 2 interface sets the required LED current.

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Ganti

Raspberry Pi

November 16, 2017 10:20

How to expand the Raspberry Pi 3 with hundreds of click boards™ using Python

This article will guide you in establishing communication with click boards™ on Raspberry Pi, via I2C, SPI, and UART interfaces. Expanding the Raspberry Pi will be easy thanks to the hundreds of click boards™ available.

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