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20 votes
2 answers
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Regulated Joule Thief: why it works?

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1 answer
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SPI data storage devices: (micro)SD card, DataFlash, or serial EEPROM?

8 votes
8 answers
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Sending I2C reliabily over Cat5 cables

7 votes
1 answer
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LED as Zener: is this a good way to lower the BOM cost?

7 votes
1 answer
3k views

Boost SMPS getting very hot. Why?

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1 answer
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Is this the correct way putting multiple chips into one JTAG chain?

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2 answers
447 views

Please explain this price difference

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1 answer
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What is this circuit equivalent to?

4 votes
3 answers
883 views

MLCC as SMPS filter caps

3 votes
2 answers
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How to calculate this LDO regulator, and how to prevent it from oscillating?

3 votes
4 answers
2k views

Is this true RMS?

3 votes
3 answers
6k views

How to test and rate a home-built low dropout regulator?

2 votes
1 answer
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Reverse recovery time of Schottky diodes

2 votes
1 answer
3k views

Schottky diode as AM detector?

2 votes
2 answers
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Interfacing a FPGA to an Intel processor [closed]

2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Home automation on Cat5e again: is this a reasonable multidrop protocol?

1 vote
1 answer
391 views

Calibrating a multimeter without another multimeter

1 vote
2 answers
421 views

How to power a big high voltage 7-segment array with minimum parts, without frying my wimpy power supply?

1 vote
1 answer
240 views

How would a chip socket affect the chip?

1 vote
3 answers
122 views

Boost converter safety during debugging

1 vote
1 answer
53 views

Is it a good idea to landfill using alternating power rails?

1 vote
1 answer
192 views

Systematically, what would happen if I give a crank at the shaft of a motor?

1 vote
2 answers
601 views

Why would the Schmitt trigger relaxation oscillator a bit unstable?

1 vote
2 answers
696 views

Can I program 5V ATmega328P using 3.3V ICSP bus?

1 vote
1 answer
1k views

Arduino Motor Shield overcurrent detection & protection

1 vote
4 answers
1k views

Alternative ways to catch an inductor's flyback current

0 votes
2 answers
2k views

What will happen if I inject rated output voltage into secondary of a single phase transformer?

0 votes
1 answer
581 views

Boost 5V to 18V: charge pump + LDO or conventional boost converter?

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2 answers
471 views

Why do I still get some voltage at the load when the regulator supposedly is turned off?

0 votes
1 answer
114 views

Fiber optics module: built in or plug-in module?