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Olin Lathrop
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Decoupling caps, PCB layout

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Rules and guidelines for drawing good schematics

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What is the difference between \$V_{CC}\$, \$V_{DD}\$, \$V_{EE}\$, \$V_{SS}\$

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Choosing power supply, how to get the voltage and current ratings?

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Why Are Ethernet/RJ45 Sockets Magnetically Coupled?

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How are integrated circuits fabricated?

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Where does electricity go after being used?

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What is a boot loader, and how would I develop one?

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Why are there no 256-bit or 512-bit microprocessors?

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Why aren't FPGAs ubiquitous?

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What exactly is voltage?

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Why does a commercial PCB need this much rework?

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How do I calculate the required value for a pull-up resistor?

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Are two (or N) resistors in series more precise than one big resistor?

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Can I replace all electrolytic capacitors with ceramic?

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Saving data without a microcontroller?

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How can "purely" electrical circuits emit sound?

66 votes

Transformerless power supply

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Why don't we use low voltage Power Sources for high wattage applications?

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Why should you use two resistors in parallel on an LED?

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Why is the temperature range of industrial and military products so high?

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Is the neutral wire considered safe?

60 votes

Can a 12V battery give you a shock or not?

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What are the advantages of having two ground pours?

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Fast and memory efficient moving average calculation

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When to use what transistor

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Purpose of the diode and capacitor in this motor circuit

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Why can't I light a LED with a 1.5 V battery?

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What's the reason to make power supplies external?

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Why are relays still used in electric ovens?

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