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Merchandising Manager | RS Components

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Industry 4.0

3 months ago

Your Fan Temperature Control Sorted

This project uses the ebm-papst TMSB11111-01 Thermal Fan Controller development kit to control DC 4 wire fans using multi-point temperature speed profiles.

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Microcontrollers

3 months ago

*Update* The MPLAB® ICD 4 Beats Out the MPLAB® ICD 3 in Programming Speed

Microchips new MPLAB® ICD 4 is the next-generation programmer solution for all Flash PIC® MCUs and dsPIC® Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs). It offers improved performance which is covered in more detail in this post.

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Robotics

6 months ago

Bringing Life to the MeArm Robot Arm

An out of the box build for the new MeArm robot deluxe kit from Mime Industries. See the build and understand how the little arm performed. The kit comes complete with all of the products needed together with a Me Brain controller board.

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Motion Control

9 months ago

Can you spin up your AC brushless motor in 45 seconds?

We take you through the process of setting up and driving a brushless 3-phase permanent magnet motor using the Renesas YROTATE-IT-RX23T kit.

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Development Kits

1 year ago

Sensirion SHT31 Smart Gadget – an ‘out of the box’ experience

The Sensirion SHT31 Smart Gadget is a temperature and humidity sensor device providing a fast easy route for getting this sensor chip up and running communicating remotely via Bluetooth.

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Electronics Design

2 years ago

Understanding Clock Management Design

Clock management for an electronic system is understanding and optimising the design to meet the accuracy requirements throughout the system.

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Electronics Design

3 years ago

Understanding phase noise and jitter using a phase noise explorer tool

Phase noise is a big deal in circuit design involving clocks.

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Electronics Design

3 years ago

Optimise The Selection of Timing Components Using Phase Noise Plots

Phase Noise Plots are a good tool in the selection process for timing components best matched to your application.

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Articles

3 years ago

Reduce IGBT Gate Drive Costs with Avago

Fully Featured 2.5A and 4A Gate Drive Optocouplers Significantly Reduce System Costs and Board Space While Improving Overall Power Efficiency and Reliability.

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Electronics Design

2 years ago

Understanding the Benefits of Digital Humidity Sensors

There has been a huge increase in the development of compact small portable devices communicating and networking within the new Internet of Things environment

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Electronics Design

2 years ago

Maximise on the Benefits of Using Ultra Low Dropout Regulators

Ultra Low Dropout Linear Regulators (LDOs) wont leave your power tree in limbo.

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Electronics Design

2 years ago

Exploring Capacitive Touch Sensor Applications

The ON Semiconductor LC717A00A devices are high-performance low-cost capacitance to digital converters for electrostatic capacitive touch sensor designs.