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@Boss I'm trying to install the Design Spark PCB.
@Boss This is what I've done. I installed the software with my Windows 8 laptop and it requires me an activation code. I tried re-installing it because some of my classmates installed it without them requiring...
Sounds like you had already activated the software in an earlier installed version and that has been retained as it should do, but has not occurred for some reason on this one. Contact support for assistance....
Nice detective work...
Further investigation - supply transformer only 50 VA !!! - no wonder it was saturating LOL !!!!
why does it need to have activation code? while on other laptops they dont need activation code to save files
Today’s post will provide a step-by-step guide covering: how to create an EPA at your workstation; what ESD control products are required; and, how to correctly set them up.
While good circuit layout and on-board protection may reduce the risk of damage by ESD events, the only safe action at present is to ensure that devices are not exposed to levels of static electricity above the critical threshold.
A little while ago we published a post listing some of the most common issues we see & how to fix them. We had a lot of positive feedback from this post so thought we’d create a follow-up post with another 5 mistakes that are creeping regularly.
A question we repeatedly get from customers is in regards to foot grounders. Wrist straps are generally straightforward and people understand what they do and how they work. But when it comes to foot grounders, there is still a lot of confusion.
Continuous monitors eliminate the possibility of a component being exposed to ESD during the period that the wrist strap was not working properly.
Working in close collaboration with Desco Industries, widely recognised as a global authority on ESD prevention, RS have produced a selection guide which not only explains the dangers of failing to manage ESD, but also helps electronics manufacturers
We talked in the past about the benefits of continuous monitors and also introduced the different types to you. The focus of today’s post is the technology behind continuous monitors – how they work and how they compare to each other.