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Ultra-Low-Power Microcontrollers Provide Enhanced Performance

September 10, 2010 6:46 am | Comments

TI's latest generation MSP430F5xx ultra-low-power microcontrollers provide designers with enhanced performance and increased design options with new and innovative peripherals on chips...


UPS Systems Basics

September 7, 2010 4:51 am | Comments

This module, provided by Digi-Key and Tripp Lite, explains the need for a UPS and reviews the three types of UPS systems.


EEVblog #108 - Amazon Kindle 3 3G/WiFi Review

September 2, 2010 6:26 am | by EEVblog | Comments

Dave reviews the new Amazon Kindle 3 3rd Generation 3G GSM/WiFi Ebook reader. What superlatives can he find for the new E-Ink display? And what happens to the E-Ink display when you put it in the thermal chamber?


A TDR Application Using a PIC Micro

September 2, 2010 4:23 am | Comments

In this video, Microchip Technology Engineer Jim Bartling demos a TDR Application using a PIC Micro w/ CTMU from the 2010 MASTERs Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.


TMDSPLCKIT-V2 Development Kit

August 27, 2010 6:23 am | by texasinstrumentsVlog | Comments The PLC Development Kit (TMDSPLCKIT-V2) is based on the industry's only PLC modem solution capable of supporting multiple modulation and protocol standards on a single hardware platform. Developers can quickly evaluate the suitability of using PLC-based communications...


Intelligent Automation Increases Energy Efficiency

August 27, 2010 4:40 am | 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 | 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...


LED Thermal Management

August 19, 2010 7:44 am | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Comments

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



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