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Why does 60 Hz mean 60 refreshes and not 120?

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Why do microcontrollers need a programmer device?

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Purpose of 2 serial resistors on voltage divider

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Reasons not to use a 741 op-amp?

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Is it bad practice to parallel power connector contacts?

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Smart ways to detect a button (less power consuming)

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Pull up resistors on UART

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How do hotswapping computer parts work?

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Why do non-synthesizable commands even exist in VHDL?

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Why is 5.1V the standard Zener voltage and not 5V?

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Difference between 0-18V and -9V - +9V

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Serial resistors in matrix keypads: what is the purpose?

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Why does this datasheet specify 12 100nF capacitors?

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Why is the Digital 0 not 0V in computer systems?

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How come modern electronic devices support charging with various voltages through USB-C?

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How to turn off an entire circuit when one LED fails (in the event of an open branch)?

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Is it practical for firmware to be uniquely identified in production

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Quartus Can't fit design into Device, is there any way to optimize it to get it to fit?

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What is this electrical component called?

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How to Wire Potentiometer Wiper

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Why do oscilloscopes use SMPSes instead of linear power supplies?

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Can I control any transistor (NPN/PNP) using a GPIO pin of my MCU? Is my schematic correct?

12 votes

What happens if I accidentally ground the output of an LDO regulator?

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Turning a high/low signal into a proper digital signal

11 votes

Switches with internal pull up at microcontroller

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Driving one activity LED with two inputs (TX/RX)

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What is meaning and significance of locally decrementing SP (Stack Pointer)?

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How to control the output voltage of a solid state relay

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Why do MCUs typically have so little buffering on the USARTSs?

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What is a Programmer's Model?

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