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Intelligent Automation Increases Energy Efficiency

August 27, 2010 4:40 am Videos Comments

Siemens Industry Sector is showcasing the latest energy-efficient technologies for energy management at the SPS/IPC/Drives exhibition in Nuremberg.


Spectrometer to Fly in Space

August 25, 2010 5:23 am | by LabEquipment Videos Comments

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), an experiment that will search for antimatter and dark matter in space, leaves the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) next Tuesday on the next leg of its journey to the International Space Station. The AMS detector is being transported...


Tinker’s Toolbox - Talking about Standards

August 25, 2010 5:10 am Podcasts Comments

In this episode of the Tinker’s Toolbox podcast, we talk about Standards and regulation, and their impact on the design community


LED Thermal Management

August 19, 2010 7:44 am Videos Comments

This training module from Digi-Key and TT Electronics/Optek Technology provides guidance on managing junction temperature of high-power visible LEDs, including ways to remove heat.


EEVblog #105 - Electronics Thermal Heatsink Design Tutorial

August 18, 2010 5:22 am | by EEVblog Videos Comments

A follow on from some of the recent blogs that have involved basic thermal heatsink calculation. This time around Dave takes you though the basic theory of thermal design and how heatsink calculations work. Then there are some real world temperature measurements to see how close to the...


Electronics Thermal Heatsink Design Tutorial

August 18, 2010 4:55 am Videos Comments

Dave takes you though the basic theory of thermal design and how heatsink calculations work. Then there are some real world temperature measurements to see how close to the theory we get. How do you read a heatsink thermal response graph? What is emissivity? It's all here in thermal design 101.


Current Shunt Monitors

August 16, 2010 6:10 am Videos Comments

This presentation from Digi-Key and Texas Instruments provides a brief overview of current shunt monitors with the intent to give a basic understanding of current shunt monitors and their key parameters.


Sealed Plastic Ignition Switches Suit Multiple Applications

August 16, 2010 6:00 am Videos Comments

Cole Hersee, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty electrical and electronic products for the vehicle industry, introduces its new fully-sealed plastic ignition switches.


Getting Started with the TMS570 MDK

August 12, 2010 6:10 am Videos Comments

This video provides an overview of Texas Instruments' TMS570 Microcontroller Development Kit (MDK).


Wireless container transport at Containerterminal Altenwerder

August 12, 2010 5:23 am | by siemens Videos Comments

Reliable automatically guided container transport thanks to IWLAN


Digital Hall-Effect Sensors and the Basics of Digital Switching Methods

August 10, 2010 5:08 am Videos Comments

Melexis presents a video demonstration of magnetic digital Hall-effect sensors


PanelPilot demo

August 9, 2010 10:29 am Videos Comments

Kayla Fracassi of Lascar Electronics demos Lascar's PanelPilot.


DIY Constant-Current Dummy Load for Power Supply and Battery Testing

August 6, 2010 5:26 am Videos Comments

Dave of the EEblog grabs a few junkbox parts and builds a useful constant current load for switch mode power supply, battery testing, and other applications.


Exploring HEXSEAL Self-Sealing Fasteners

August 5, 2010 5:49 am Videos Comments

Simple, clear answers are given to the most frequently asked questions regarding APM HEXSEAL self-sealing fasteners, rivets, nuts, and bolts.


Intro to PBRC/V and PRQC Resonators

August 2, 2010 8:26 am | by digikey Videos Comments - This tutorial, provided by Digi-Key and AVX, will introduce AVX's PBRC/V and PRQC/V series of ceramic resonators. Also included is a comparison between quartz crystals and ceramic resonators as well as a thorough part number breakdown for each series.



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