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  • Ronaldtwins

    16 hours ago

    Sleep apnea has long disrupted the lives of untold number of sufferers as well as their loved ones. To stand a good chance of effectively manage this difficult condition, solid knowledge and understanding...
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    2 days ago

    Hi Peter,
    I think you were tryharding.
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  • Tony_Swanwick

    3 days ago

    Good to see Arduino projects appearing here Stu. I do a lot myself and use DesignSpark for modelling. With push switches I would recommend that you use the INPUT_PULLUP option for the digital port, to...
  • stu.law222

    4 days ago

    @thpitsch Thanks! I didn't realise that. I think the problem was my circuit as I'm waiting for the input pin to go high and don't have the pin referenced. In part 2 I talk about pull-ups and it seems to...
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    4 days ago

    Maybe you have a reset every 7 seconds. This is happening if you are connected to your computer via USB but don't use the serial connection with an open serial monitor. If you initialize the serial connection...
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GianlucaRS

Workbench

April 27, 2017 11:49

Can thermal imaging bring real benefits to electronic workbench applications?

The FLIR ETS320 is an affordable solution for reducing test times and improving product design for electronic board and device evaluation. Whether the goal is R&D or product testing, heat can be an important indicator of how a system is functionin

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New Products From RS Components

April 27, 2017 11:42

NEW FLIR ETS320

The FLIR ETS320 is an affordable solution for reducing test times and improving product design for electronic board and device evaluation. Whether the goal is R&D or product testing, heat can be an important indicator of how a system is functioning.

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Test and Measurement

April 27, 2017 10:02

Frequency Domain and Spectrum Analysis Using Keysight's Oscilloscopes

Learn about the FFT function on Keysight’s 3000T X-Series oscilloscope! Examine how FFTs can aid debug and reduced development time and why it is a powerful, yet cost-effective and space-saving alternative to a dedicated spectrum analyser.

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Test and Measurement

April 27, 2017 09:58

Webcast: Top 10 Ways Bench Instrument Software Increases Design Productivity

Test Instruments are essential tools for your bench. Register now to access our webcast to learn how to easily set up, control, automate and get results from your bench test instruments!

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News

April 25, 2017 15:06

Improve your IoT Device Run Time

A long IoT device run time and increased power-saving performance can be achieved by using recommended tools and techniques. Learn how to increase battery life and validate its capacity, improve the run time and lower power consumption.

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News

April 25, 2017 15:05

400 VDC for Data Centers

Converting, transforming, converting, transforming – vast amounts of unused electricity simply disappear in data centers.

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Automotive

April 25, 2017 15:00

TE Connectivity & Andretti Technologies – a winning connection

Formula E is not just the future of racing, it’s the future full stop. Competition is fierce on the race track of course, but there’s another race taking place off the track: the race to advance innovation in clean energy for the benefit of us all.

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Articles

April 25, 2017 13:01

Industry Insight - How Moflash Lit Up European Football

Industry insights from a supplier perspective. In this article we talk with Moflash about the sounders and beacons market and discover how they approach it.

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Internet of Things

April 25, 2017 08:01

RF-LORA: The 50km Radio Module

Our RF-LORA is an incredibly high-performing radio module in a compact 23mm x 20mm form. The powerful module has achieved a range of over 50km from one of the many different applications it has been used for.

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News

April 25, 2017 07:48

MYIR Released the Ultra Low-cost MYS-6ULX Single Board Computer

MYIR has released its high-performance, cost-effective NXP i.MX 6UltraLite / 6ULL based ARM Cortex-A7 single board computer MYS-6ULX, especially designed to target Industry 4.0 (Industrie 4.0) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

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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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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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