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Safe shutdown/restart Raspberry Pi due to a power loss

I am a total beginner in electronics so I need your advice. Does this simple circuit provide for a safe shutdown, with two super caps of 10F? (Original image)
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Unable to get bootloader working on custom PCB with AT32UC3L

I have designed a PCB for a client recently, everything is fine with the hardware and software (application is working as it is supposed to). Now we are facing the need to update the program inside ...
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Configuring a 7-Series GTXE2 transceiver for Serial-ATA (Gen1/2/3)

Hello this will be an experts questions :) You should be familiar with the following topics Xilinx Multi-Gigabit-Transceivers (MGTs), especially the 7-Series GTX/GTH transceivers (GTXE2_CHANNEL) ...
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How to convert files from Cadence to Eagle CAD?

Is there any free software that can convert Cadence files (.dsn, .opj, .brd) into Eagle CAD files (.brd, .sch)?
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AHRS algorithm under continuous linear accelerations

I have tried several algorithms to get pitch, roll and yaw under continuous linear accelerations and vibrations (smaller than 0.4g, frequency lower than 10HZ). None of them give good results because ...
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DIY NFC boosting antenna for a mobile device

I am very new to this. I'm a dentist trying to improve client flow in a busy office. I would like to develop a cheap proof of concept for an NFC enabled client tracking system using a hacked mobile ...
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Miniature wireless distance sensor

I am novice in electronics, so please bear with me. I am searching for a small distance sensor (as small as possible) that I can use to measure a distance between 0 and 30 cm precisely (precision ...
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Why does ADC conversion time vary?

I'm using TI Tiva C TM4C123GH6PM on a Launchpad combined with an AD 9850 DDS to create frequency modulator. Currently I have an extremely simple program which basically sets up microcontroller's ...
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Calculating reflections

I just solved a problem in my homework. I had to calculate the reflection waves and I was given the following data: // Resistance R0 = 120 Ω line impedance Ri = 90 Ω resistance at input Rb = 1 ...
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Implementation of AES algorithm using Systolic architecture

I need to generate a VLSI Systolic array to implement the AES encryption algorithm with key length of 128 bits. Following are the possible ways : Systolic for Key expansion Systolic in MixColumn ...
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SPI Read returns only 0 in slave when I hook up SS to INT

I am coding a SPI slave using a PIC16F877A in CCS C and need to be aware when the SS line (pin 7) goes from high (idle) to low (active) as information from the master is framed as a stream of bytes ...
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Corrupted files generated by Arduino with SD library. How to avoid that?

I have a sketch that runs on an Arduino Ethernet (that comes with an SD card reader and, of course, an Ethernet interface). There is a unique place in this sketch where I write to a file on the SD ...
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Battery powered sensor node power down circuit

I am using the BQ24079T to control power for a wireless, battery powered sensor node. The MCU will operate in one of two modes: periodic sample mode where it takes sensor readings and then sleeps, or ...
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Broadcast audio to multiple receivers via Bluetooth

I want to be able to connect multiple Bluetooth devices to a Bluetooth transmitter, and then stream audio from a portable MP3 player, via Bluetooth, to all of the connected Bluetooth receivers. Is ...
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Antenna matching network topology

In tuning an antenna, there are multiple possible topologies that will take it to the middle of the smith chart. Some differences that I can see between them are: Component ESR (losses). Effect ...

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