I am designing a PCB board and was wondering if there is a reason not to use ring terminals directly to a PCB. The PCB could have a pad surrounding a hole like I often see as ground connections. A ...
I have zero experience with any serious mechanical design, but out of necessity and curiosity, I'm attempting to build a pick and place machine (for my hobby projects as well as low-volume PCB ...
The top of the enclosure I am building is going to be the PCB. The PCB has a 7-segment LCD and the leads are somewhat exposed. Is there an insulation material I can brush on or squeeze on that will ...
I've bought packages of this connector from Digikey. However, according to the manufacturer, the crimp tool for the USB cable onto these connectors are no longer sold. For the DIY hobbyists out there, ...
I was installing a heatsink which didn't quite fit and after installing it, I noticed that I've twisted the L200CV about 5° when looking from above the chip. What kind of damage, if any, can I expect? ...
This one should be obvious, but I'd rather ask here then get some unexpected surprises. One of my friends fried a proprietary USB cable which has male USB A connector at one end and TRS connector at ...