• USB cables

    High-Quality USB Cables: Do They Make a Big Difference?

    Universal Serial Bus (USB) Charging smartphones has certainly become part of the daily activities to most of the people around the globe. In fact, many people have got their chargers plugged into the sockets and the USB cables plugged alongside. Almost all rechargeable gadgets come with full-sized USB micro USB ...
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    Texas Instruments Audio Amplifier Evaluation Module

    TAS2505-Q1EVM Audio Amplifier The TAS2505-Q1EVM is a class D with digital, analog and mixed input capabilities. The is controlled using TI’s codec Control software via a USB cable. It can also be controlled using 12C/SPI commands. It can detect open load detection in addition to its native fault detection which ...
  • IoT

    Connecting Devices to the IoT with Wi-Fi

    The Internet of Things (IoT) The number of “things” getting connected to the internet is growing profoundly. It is estimated that machine-to-machine connections will represent close to 50% of the internet connections in the near future. Most of these connections will be wireless. Despite there being numerous wireless networks through ...
  • BLDC Motors

    Understanding Magnetic Angle Sensor for BLDC Motors

    Brushless DC Motors Brushless DC (BLDC) motors are that employ electronic commutation of the windings as opposed to mechanical commutation. As such, BLDC motors rely on some method of determining the angular position of the rotor to provide information for commutation. There are a couple of methods that can be ...
  • blockchain

    Blockchain: Understanding Its Uses and Implications

    Blockchain The blockchain is a time-stamped series of unchangeable record of data which is managed by a cluster of computers that don’t belong to any single entity. Each of these blocks of data is secured and bound to one another by cryptographic principles, in this case, blockchain. Since it does ...
  • How to Setup the Arduino MKR 1300

    MKR 1300 The Arduino MKR 1300 comes equipped with the ATMEL SAMD21 bridged with a LoRa module thus allowing for remote IoT applications for instance mining, off-shore rigs, and farms. It has been designed to integrate SAMD21’s low power consumption and high performance while maintaining Arduino’s ease of use. Setting ...
  • LED

    Constant Current LED Drivers

    LED Drivers LED has enjoyed undisturbed rise to popularity in the recent past. Missing from this limelight though, are LED drives. LED drives may not be as popular as the LED but it is critical for its operation and just like the LED modules, LED drivers are available in a ...
  • switch detector

    Alps Electric World’s Smallest Detector Switch

    Alps Electric Alps Electric is certainly the unsung hero of the engineering world. It’s the world’s leading manufacturer of electronic devices. Its supply’s more than 40000 components to several manufacturers around the globe. Alps Electric products are, however, not always directly visible to their users. Nevertheless, they play critical roles ...
  • bldc-motor

    Magnetic Angle Sensor for BLDC Brushless DC Motor

    Brushless DC (BLDC) motors Brushless DC motors have become gained profound popularity among engineers and designers in the recent past. This growing popularity can be attributed to its design. The lack of brushes makes it long lasting since wear and tear is reduced. BLDC motors also have better efficiency compared ...
  • connectors

    ITT Cannon Trident Cost-Effective Connectors

    ITT Cannon Did you know that ITT Cannon’s connectors were used on the spaceship that made the first ever landing on the moon in 1969? Well, now you know! ITT cannon is a world leader in electronic connectors and interconnected systems. Its connectors have made many discoveries in the past ...