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VHDL vs. Verilog [closed]

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How many GPS channels make sense?

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What's so great about ARM?

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What's this importance of datasheets?

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What are some ways to use relays more efficiently?

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Do electrolytic capacitors have a limited shelf life?

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What's the uA741's appeal?

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Should I worry about the risk of tombstoning?

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Does this photodiode circuit work?

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Is there some logic in IC name prefixes?

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Why thermal reliefs on vias?

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3 answers
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When do I use fiducials for individual components on a PCB?

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1 answer
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Can you identify this logo?

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Why do Solid State Relays cost so much?

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Help wanted with vacuum fluorescent display (VFD)

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2 answers
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convex vs concave resistor arrays

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What's the difference between WLP and BGA (IC packages)?

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When do you want an ESBT (emitter switched bipolar transistor)?

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book recommendations on FPGA [closed]

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What are 9 degrees of freedom in robotics?

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Which op-amp for audio?

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Schematic capture/PCB layout program recommendations [closed]

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transistor as low-leakage diode

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Why do frequency synthesizers often use N/N+1 prescalers?

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What are markings on top of electrolytic capacitors?

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1 answer
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Whence this difference in supply current?

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Are board stiffeners OK?

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JFET as blocking diode?

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What is the relevance of "typical values" in datasheets?

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Project ideas for five hundred AT89C52s?