I soldered VCXO oscillator and suddenly tried to cool it down with a cooler spray. Do you think that sudden cooling and heating damages the chip. The heating and cooling were well within the spec ...
I picked up my first "from-scratch" DIY electronics project in a long time, building a 2-tone door bell on stripboard with a basic 555 circuit. For the most part everything went well. I assembled the ...
[Disclaimer: I'm a beginner.] I ordered this OV7740 camera chip from Digikey without really researching it, thinking maybe I could connect to it with a microcontroller. (I have only Arduino at this ...
The question As a first step I need to select a circuit board, CPU & RAM/ROM chips and I/O connectors. How do I select a board that can interconnect all these components? Perhaps you could give ...
Like many other users of this site, I have tons of old computer parts laying around my house. Often I enjoy looking up the numbers on the ICs on these old parts to see what they do, and every now and ...