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LMC555 Timers Delay Hardware Reset Collect
LMC555 Timers Delay Hardware Reset To Collect Debug Data
05.25.2021 Circuits

Most microprocessors have some type of hardware watchdog that can be used to reset the microprocessor and the surrounding hardware to a known state if firmware inadvertently stops executing code. But it may be advantageous to record the watchdog-overflow event in nonvolatile memory...

Low-Capacitance Automotive Transient Voltage Suppressor STMicroelectronics
Low-Capacitance Automotive Transient Voltage Suppressor from STMicroelectronics Delivers Protection for High-Speed Interfaces
05.25.2021 News

STMicroelectronics’ ESDCAN03-2BM3Y dual automotive-qualified low-capacitance transient voltage suppressor (TVS) protects CAN and CAN-FD interfaces by delivering market-leading all-round performance in a tiny package...

AC-continuity tester finds single-ended faults cables
AC-continuity tester finds single-ended faults in cables
05.24.2021 Circuits

An ac-based continuity tester for front-line test-and-repair jobs provides a simple go/no-go test for localizing faults in multiconductor cables...

Temperature monitor measures three thermal zones
Temperature monitor measures three thermal zones
05.21.2021 Articles

You can use an ADT7461 single-channel temperature monitor; an ADG708 low-voltage, low-leakage CMOS 8-to-1 multiplexer; and three standard 2N3906 p-n-p transistors to measure the temperature of three separate remote thermal zones...

Vishay Intertechnology High Precision Thin Film
Vishay Intertechnology High Precision Thin Film Wraparound Chip Resistor Delivers Tight TCR of ±2 ppm/°C Over 100 Ω to 3.05 MΩ Resistance Range
05.21.2021 News

Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new high precision thin film wraparound chip resistor for industrial, medical, military, and aerospace applications. The Vishay Sfernice P2TC offers a tight TCR of ±2 ppm/°C over wider resistance and temperature ranges...

Simple Technique Drives Multiple LEDs One
Simple Technique Drives Multiple LEDs From One Processor Pin
05.20.2021 Circuits

Driving multiple LEDs with one microprocessor GPIO pin is a well-known technique. Typically, designs perform this task by issuing pulse widths and clocks of differing durations and employing multiple RC networks to distinguish between them. The design described here is much simpler...

rth Elektronik has released new series
Würth Elektronik has released a new series of low-voltage clock oscillators
05.20.2021 News

As technology evolves, devices need to run at lower and lower voltages and this means that systems may need to have multiple supply rails. Because of this IQD, a subsidiary of the Würth Elektronik eiSos Group, have produced a range of frequency products...

Frequency doubler operates on triangle wave
Frequency doubler operates on triangle wave
05.19.2021 Circuits

Frequency multipliers typically work with square waves. However, the circuit in Figure 1 performs frequency multiplication on triangle waveforms and maintains the input's amplitude and uniformity...

Design visible optical link RS-232C communications
Design a visible optical link for RS-232C communications
05.18.2021 Circuits

The design in figure is a visible optical link for those who need to see the transmitted data. An isolation figure of more than 5000 V is a bonus...

2300 isolated EiceDRIVER 2L-SRC Compact Optimizing
2300 V isolated EiceDRIVER 2L-SRC Compact: Optimizing system efficiency and EMI in the most compact form factor
05.18.2021 News

Highest efficiency is a key requirement for today’s power electronics. Therefore, Infineon Technologies introduces its latest isolated EiceDRIVER 2L-SRC Compact (1ED32xx) gate driver family in a compact form factor...