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Smart vs Intelligent vs Adaptive vs Advance (etc) Embedded Devices [closed]

I hope my question is not off-topic here. I am asking it here because it is directly related to the hardware devices which are primarily based on MCU's. These Embedded System devices are used every ...
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Mains AC Reverse Polarity - Has this damaged my fridge/freezer PCB? [closed]

In the UK, I had a smart meter installed a few weeks ago. My 4 year old Panasonic fridge/freezer (NR-B53VW2-WB) was working fine before the electric meter switch. After the install, after the engineer ...
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APC Smart UPS - 2700uF 40V Capacitors

Please excuse the possibly simple question but this is all a bit new to me. I have an APC Smart UPS 1000 which has a very large/tall 2700uF 40V capacitor on the battery (24V) connector. Not knowing ...
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How to fully shut off an LED indicator when used with a Smart Switch?

Update See added comments at end of question. I am working on a project to implement a remotely lit indicator when triggered through a wireless connection. To make this work I am trying to use ...
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Why batteries need to be custom and smart nowadays?

Recently I refresh a laptop battery with new 18650's. This is working however it still doesn't last very long because of the chip inside this battery. The chip must recallibrated (data is incorrect ...
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Smart grid communications

For my final project, I am looking about smart grid. What I want to know is that what kind of communication is done in smart grid and the appliances, protocols used etc. Can I extract a data whether ...
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Altium paste component at a new pattern shape( like circular or …)

I need to past the component in PCB part automatically in one new pattern shape,So is there any why to draw pattern and paste component in that pattern automatically by Altium ( similar to align ...
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How do you calculate the VA value of a relay?

For my capstone project I am building an outlet which can be controlled using WiFi signals. I am having trouble finding a suitable relay for this device. The relay I first used was a latching relay (...
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Difference is Bluetooth Smart and Bluetooth audio

My name is Raveen Baloo. I have been doing a lot of research on the types of Bluetooth module. For my project, i do need a bluetooth which will be able to have simple communication with a mobile app, ...
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Beacon detector using microcontroller and BLE

I am looking for BLE device which can detect ibeacon or beacon module/tag. I am interested to use microcontroller with BLE module instead of smartphone for beacon detector. Can any one suggest where ...
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Does ZigBee Smart Energy Profile 2.0 support meter data pushing from meters to a concentrator

I've had a look around but can't find a clear answer. Can ZigBee Smart Energy Profile 2.0 devices send unsolicited messages to a data concentrator without a poll from the concentrator? Like ...
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Trying to read serial communication from smart meter with Arduino

First my compliments for this wonderful site. I'm hoping to find an answer to my problem. I've checked to find answers, however was not able to find it. My background is somewhat technical, only with ...
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How exactly should I build a smart wall light switch for a smart home

I'm planning to build a smart home system and as you know smart wall light switches are a important part of it. I've been digging around for almost two weeks but still couldn't find what I'm looking ...
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Detect sudden change in current and send signal to arduino

I am trying to make a smart power socket using Arduino. The socket should power even high power equipments at 230 Volt 50hz through a relay. I want my arduino to analyse the amount of current taken ...
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Electronic window tinting, darkening

Does anyone know a DIY project to make window glass dark/tinted electronically? (some kind of DIY foil). The goal is to turn it dark/clear with a remote. You may call it smart window :) eg: http://...
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Modem to Modem via GPRS

I am working on a GPRS communication design. What I want to do to connects two modems together via GPRS. But I found that i could not connect. I was able to connect both modems to the internet using ...