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Earphones are one of those rare categories where you can find both products representing the most mundane of devices, as well as the most bleeding-edge jewels of technology. As a result,...

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"The best project you’ll ever work on is you,” said a wise man once. Most of us being avid DIYers working on interesting electronics projects, adding a project to work on...

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Development and prototype boards are computer boards that are used to develop or test electronic modules. These are used to evaluate programs for embedded devices such as controllers, point-of-sale (PoS) terminals,...

How To Select Potentiometric Position Sensor

Position sensors are considered to be a large family with many different types of sensors, however each sensor in this family is unique with respect to the principle on which it...

The Right Mix of ESD Safety Tools for Your Environment

The most serious danger when working with electronic components is posed by electrostatic discharge (ESD). Sudden discharge of static electricity, or ESD, is very common. Everyday materials (such as glass, ceramic...

How to Select the Right Soldering/ Desoldering Station

Engineers know the value of solid and reliable soldering and desoldering stations. From carrying out simple soldering tasks to repairing and reworking surface-mount technology (SMT) boards, integrated circuits (ICs) and multi-layer...

LDR Based DC Motor Speed Control

A light-dependent resistor (LDR) whose resistance is inversely proportional to the intensity of light is often used as a sensor in electronic projects that involve the use of light. This project...

Latest MCU Development Boards Make Prototyping Easier

“Embedded design prototyping has never been so easy before,” exclaims Darshan Virupaksha, systems engineer, Altiux Innovations, and co-organiser, IoTBLR. He says, “Makers and do-it-yourself (DIY) enthusiasts have a plethora of options...

Innovative Components for LED Lighting Systems

Business has two basic functions, namely, marketing and innovation. A general shift to light emitting diode (LED) lighting across markets is expected to drive the LED industry to the point where...

How To Select Your Own Benchtop SMD Assembly

If you are a low-volume electronics manufacturer or a hobbyist stepping up from hand assembly, you might be overlooking how efficient you can get in production by continuing to do hand...

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