Questions tagged [satellite]

Circuit design for satellites differs because of the space environment, which includes designating for vacuum, large temperature swings, and radiation tolerance. Satellite circuits should be able to handle latch ups and Single Event Upsets (SEU's) from radiation that ionizes silicon channels and recover from faults.

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Can anyone explain Phantom Power and, specifically, how it's used in satellite television systems?

Although I spent many years in the electrical field, I specialized in Electrical Metrology (a long time ago). Bearing this in mind, I really know very little about satellite television system theory. ...
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Source generator for Satellite Tuner input

I need to design a source generator for a TV factory. They want to automatize the functional tests by applying a test module to the TV's at the end of the production line. All the peripherals of the ...
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Current limiting solution for pocketqube satellite

A project I am working on requires a reliable current limiting solution for a pocketqube picosatellite. Currently a Texas TPS2553 is being employed which will cut power once the limit is hit. We are ...