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Ten22

Articles

April 24, 2017 13:10

Top 5 Toolbox App Tools

The RS Toolbox App is growing in popularity by the day, with over 10 thousand users each month firing it up to help them with their projects. We take a look at some of the most popular tools that are being used right now.

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DesignSpark

Newsletter Archive

April 24, 2017 09:00

Newsletter 18-04-17

This week, Arduino IDE and the IoT 2020, Microcontrollers, reinventing the PLC, and connecting a Jetpack

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Andrew Back

Projects

April 24, 2017 08:17

Building a Custom Keyboard

Assembling a high quality custom keyboard with Cherry MX switches

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RS University

Academic Articles

April 21, 2017 11:10

How Denmark is turning Students into Entrepreneurs

Denmark has embraced change. The output of this places Denmark as one of the global leaders in this area of academic and industry synergy. An example of how Denmark is cultivating entrepreneurs at an early age is through the Danish Tech Challenge.

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leonie

Technology Lifestyle

April 21, 2017 07:31

From automotive to orthotics – Chris Bellamy is keeping mobility comfortable around the world!

Catch up with Chris Bellamy, winner of the BEEA (British Engineering Excellence Awards) Young Design Engineer of the Year Award 2016, sponsored by RS, and find out what he’s been up to in the months following the award.

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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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Josephine

News

April 20, 2017 08:31

Bourns Expands Multifuse PPTC Line with Smaller Size Models Offering Extended Operating Current

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced the expansion of its successful MF-RG Series Multifuse® Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient (PPTC) Resettable Fuse product line.

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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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HARTING

Connectors

April 18, 2017 14:16

Top 5 Reasons to Use Overmolded Cable Assemblies

Find out the top 5 reasons why you would use an overmoulded cable assembly today!

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Connector Geek

Building and Home Automation

April 18, 2017 12:32

System Resistance – Overcoming Back Pressure

In previous articles on why we need airflow, maintaining a healthy environment indoors and providing cooling for processes generating heat were discussed.

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