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Scott Seidman
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335 votes
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84k views

Why is there so much fear surrounding LiPo batteries?

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Decoupling caps, PCB layout

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Is C++ suitable for embedded systems?

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Tradeoffs when considering SPI or I2C?

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Are tantalum capacitors safe for use in new designs?

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My linear voltage regulator is overheating very fast

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6 answers
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Ceramic caps vs electrolytic. What are the tangible differences in use?

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81 votes
11 answers
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What's the cheapest way to link a few microcontrollers wirelessly at low speeds over short distances

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4 answers
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How is using a transformer for isolation safer than directly connecting to the power grid?

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9 answers
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Why can't two series-connected diodes act as a BJT?

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8 answers
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Why do we need an isolation transformer to connect an oscilloscope?

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How important is impedance matching in audio applications?

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How to choose a MCU platform? [closed]

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2 answers
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Competing PCB Crystal layout recommendations

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3 answers
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What's radiating on my PCB?

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41 votes
7 answers
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What do I need for a basic RF circuit?

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13 answers
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ARM Cortex-M3 development tools?

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2 answers
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How does a laser printer control the laser to produce such high resolutions?

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35 votes
5 answers
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How to determine position from gyroscope and accelerometer input?

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8 answers
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How do I develop for STM32 discovery on Linux? [closed]

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5 answers
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Should I really divide the ground plane into analog and digital parts?

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1 answer
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Darlingtons, MOSFETS, and bipolar junctions

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Things to watch out when applying FCC CE

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6 answers
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Noise reduction strategies in electrophysiology

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7 answers
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Can I develop with the Arduino using an IDE with more features?

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6 answers
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What is noise gain, really? And how is it determined in the general case?

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4 answers
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How to choose an ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller?

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Standard PCB Layout Book

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Good beginner book on ARM [closed]

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1 answer
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Understanding an 'ideal' diode made from a p-channel MOSFET and PNP transistors

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