What is an MCB?

A miniature circuit breaker (MCB) automatically switches off electrical circuit during an abnormal condition of the network means in overload condition as well as faulty condition. Nowadays we use an MCB in low...
16x2 lcd pinout

How 16×2 LCDs work | Build a basic 16×2 character LCD

We come across LCD displays everywhere around us. Computers, calculators, television sets, mobile phones, digital watches use some kind of display to display the time. An LCD is an electronic display...
Operational Amplifier

Op-amp Basics: What is an Operational Amplifier?

An Operational Amplifier or op-amp is a voltage amplifying device designed to be used with external feedback components such as resistors and capacitors between its output and input terminals. It is...
Which Current Is More Dangerous, AC Or DC

Which Current Is More Dangerous, AC Or DC?

Have you ever had an electric shock? Well, many people think that DC current is more dangerous than AC current as far as an Electric shock is concerned. To find out...

SMPS: Basics & Working of Switched Mode Power Supply

Switch mode power supplies (SMPSs) are used in a range of applications as an efficient and effective source of power. This is in major part to their efficiency. For anybody still...
humidity sensor

Humidity Sensor: Basics, Usage, Parameters and Applications

Sometimes, after rains, the air feels moist. The water seems to have suspended in the air. However, in certain AC’s you click some buttons and the atmosphere brightens up. How and...
capacitive reactance

Capacitive Reactance

A capacitor by structure consists of two conductors separated by an insulator that is often referred to as a dielectric. It is often used to filter out DC component in electronics...
GSM Module

All You Wanted to Know About GSM Module and GPRS Module

Before we get into what a GSM module is, let us get our fundamentals right and understand what GSM and GPRS are. A GSM module or a GPRS module is a chip or...

IR LED | Infrared LED | Infrared Sensor

An Infrared light emitting diode (IR LED) is a special purpose LED emitting infrared rays ranging from 700 nm to 1 mm wavelength. Different IR LEDs may produce infrared light of differing wavelengths,...

Half & Full Wave Rectifier | Rectifier Basics

Power conversion is very common with today’s electronics. We constantly switch from AC to DC and vice-versa. The common source of AC is the power supply whereas, batteries are used for...

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