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Electronics Design

September 25, 2018 09:27

8 Way MIDI Thru/Splitter Box with Protection - available on the DS Marketplace!

Are you a musician? Then you might be interested in this great product that is available on the DesignSpark Marketplace.

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Electronics Design

September 25, 2018 07:44

EW BrightSparks 2019 - Celebrating the next generation of design engineers

RS Components and Electronics Weekly have teamed up again to find the most talented young electronics engineers in the UK. Nominations are open now.

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PLC and HMI

September 24, 2018 14:27

OPC UA on the Phoenix Contact AXC F 2152, Part 1 Of 3 Configure the Environment

A three-part post to show how to get up and running with Open Platform Communications, Unified Architecture (OPC UA ). This is Part 1: Setting up the Environment.

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September 24, 2018 12:28

A funny thing is science

If you like our History Makers podcast why not share or reference something quirky about science and technology.

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Projects

September 24, 2018 10:32

Building a Portable 12V Sound System

In a series of Designspark articles, I have outlined my creation of a stylish, great sounding, portable 12 Volt sound system. In this Project post, I give a more detailed break down of how the system was put together.

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September 24, 2018 09:34

History Makers Podcast - Episode Four - Navigation

In the latest episode Dr Lucy guides us through the subject of navigation technology, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring John Harrison to life and Bec discusses why GPS would ruin the Wizard of Oz.

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September 23, 2018 14:08

Top 8 3D CAD Software

I'm an engineering student, looking for an easy to learn, professional standard CAD software to practice my 3D design skills. I've done quite a bit of research and I thought I'd share it, hopefully saving others in a similar situation some time!

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3D Printing and Design

September 21, 2018 11:42

The Mayku FormBox - Just add a vacuum cleaner!

The Mayku FormBox is a desktop vacuum former that brings your ideas to life, using any vacuum cleaner to make molds in minutes with no additional software or digital model manipulation required.

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Innovation

September 19, 2018 15:22

Seeking technology start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs for CW and ghd Innovation Hive

Calling all DesignSpark members! ghd and Cambridge Wireless (CW) are offering an unmissable opportunity to co-design a prototype connected hair styling device that takes hair care to the next level. The call for entries is now open....

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PLC and HMI

September 18, 2018 15:46

AXC F 2152 PLCnext Starter Kit from Phoenix Contact

You asked for it. Here it is, an IEC 61131 compliant PLC controller with Digital and Analog IO modules which is fully IEC 61131-2 and -3 compliant, providing graphical Ladder and Functional Block as well as Structured Text programming environments.

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Electronics Design

September 18, 2018 15:15

DesignSpark Toolbox App- what are the Tables and 3D Models Tools?

Need the dimensions of an AA battery, can’t find the characteristics of a coaxial cable? The DesignSpark Toolbox app has just what you need and more.

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Internet of Things

September 18, 2018 11:57

The Journey to CE Marking an IoT Product Part 1: Setting the Scene

This series of posts will follow the progress of taking an IoT product from a prototype, through testing and design revision as required, in order to allow CE marking for general sale.

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