The Tinker’s Toolbox is the Advantage Design Group’s web-based interview show where we talk about the latest technology, components, design, and systems integration issues for the electronic design engineering community. In this edition, Alix Paultre, formerly of ECN, chats with Chad Hall of Ioxus about power quality issues.
Here's a video showing how to perform a simple breakdown test on a high-power, high voltage IGBT device using Keithley's recently introduced Model 2657A SourceMeter instrument. The unit features a
Greg Brown of Microchip Technology is my guest in this edition of Five Questions. Microchip has just introduced its PIC16F(LF)178X family of 8-bit enhanced mid-range core microcontrollers which include
Tinker’s Toolbox returns to the data center with Jeff Klaus, Director of Data Center Solutions at Intel. Workload, power consumption, thermal management and energy efficiency are always concerns in the data center, and Jeff will
This demo of the STA Safety Trip Alarm from Moore Industries shows that it is an economical and easy-to-use way to monitor critical process signals and alert personnel to problems.
Joseph Citrano of Honeywell Sensing and Control (S&C) is my guest for this edition of Tinker’s Toolbox. As wireless technology gains widespread adoption on the factory floor, concerns about
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the introduction of a wireless connectivity solution that links up to three Agilent handheld digital multimeters to smartphones, tablets and PCs. By enabling remote viewing and control from distances of up to 10 m, this solution
IP is the subject of this edition of Five Questions. Navraj Nandra of Synopsys, joins me to discuss an IP solution that supports multiple speed gears and a broad range of high-speed interfaces for mobile applications. The 28-nanometer (nm) solution supports six different inter-chip interconnect protocols. I’ll ask Navraj about
This video is an overview of Agilent's FieldFox RF Analyzer for wireless field testing. The video shows connectivity options such as USB and LAN, battery life and RF measurement modes. The discussed modes are cable & antenna analyzer with built-in QuickCal...
The specialist is called upon once again to thwart the evil plans of his nemesis and his adorable (but evil) counterpart guinea pig who have shut down the line at an undisclosed distributor. See if The Specialist can save the day once again and get that line moving...
Mod guru cooks up sizzling soldering tools with an old InfraWave oven in element14’s "The Ben Heck Show"February 21, 2012 4:31 am Videos Comments
element14 and modding extraordinaire Ben Heck uses a bit of reverse engineering to transform an old-school InfraWave oven...
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Sasha Gurke, Senior Vice President and co-founder of Knovel, about inspiring and creating the next generation of engineers to serve the industry.
Power over Ethernet (PoE) is a standardized system of using communications lines to supply low voltage power to networked devices with limited -- or no -- available AC power.
This is a video shot at the Applied Power Electronics Conference at the Texas Instruments booth of their latest PM-BUS-compatible digital power system solutions.