Overall, 2016 has been an amazing year, from a variety of viewpoints. Significant consolidation has occurred in all areas, from Silicon Labs buying Micrium for its μC/OS RTOS family to Mercury Systems... (See More)
Developed specifically for use in printed circuit board (PCB) antenna applications, the RO4232 circuit board material integrates electrical and mechanical properties into commercial PTFE and woven-gla... (See More)
Control systems engineering requires knowledge of at least two basic components of a system: the plant, which describes the mathematically modeled behavior of your system, and the o... (See More)
Working with RJ45 ports to provide visual confirmation of data traffic, network connectivity, and signal integrity on datacomm and telecomm equipment, such as Ethernet hubs, routers and modems, these ... (See More)
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The HB100 Doppler Radar module costs about $5 from the usual online suspects, which is down at the “insanely cheap” end of the spectrum when you’re talking abo... (See More)
Drum kits are essential in many genres of music, ranging from classic rock and roll all the way to modern dubstep. While many use drum machine VST packages (virtual studio technology), there are milli... (See More)
Some years ago, the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDAC) adopted the phrase “Where Electronics Begins” as a tagline. Coined by Richard Goering during hisEE Timesdays, the phrase remains more... (See More)
Printed circuit boards or PCBs are used to support and connect electronic components via conductive tracks, pathways and signal traces composed of copper sheeting laminated to a non-conductive base.
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The screen you are looking at this very moment will someday be recycled. Electronic recycling is fast becoming just as important as plastic and steel recycling. This is because your household electron... (See More)
The march for miniaturization never stops as evidenced by portable products the size of a credit card that outperform some laptop and even desktop computers. Probably one of the most challenging marke... (See More)