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18 votes
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Why would metal from a pad be *underneath* the solder mask in a footprint specification?

13 votes
4 answers
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How would one attach an optical fibre to a PCB for a display?

8 votes
2 answers
39k views

Protecting electronics against welding damage

8 votes
4 answers
2k views

Op-Amps with unequal split supplies (e.g. V+ = 25V, V- = -11V)

6 votes
1 answer
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Conflict Minerals in Electronics: What to look out for as a designer?

5 votes
1 answer
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CDC Synchonisation primitives for an Altera FPGA

5 votes
4 answers
7k views

Quantifying the piezoelectric effect of ceramic capacitors

4 votes
3 answers
7k views

For a crystal oscillator circuit, what effect would a series resistor have on the inverter input?

3 votes
2 answers
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Measuring crystal drive strength without a current probe

3 votes
2 answers
5k views

Configure (upload bitstream) to MAX10 without Altera tools using Linux

3 votes
2 answers
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Board to Board Connections in Potted Electronics

3 votes
3 answers
134 views

What grade of fibre is used in optical fibre displays?

3 votes
1 answer
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Synchronising GPIO transitions to an external clock

3 votes
2 answers
2k views

How large should a pad be for a 5mm screw terminal block?

2 votes
1 answer
811 views

USB "Serial" Transceivers (PHY)

2 votes
2 answers
2k views

Transistor current limit circuit - power handling?

2 votes
1 answer
705 views

Extending a PTC voltage rating with series resistance

2 votes
1 answer
2k views

Forward voltage tolerance on an ordinary diode

1 vote
0 answers
383 views

Why is a low resolution ADC (e.g. 4-bits) a bad idea for a Zero-IF GPS/GNSS RF front-end?

0 votes
0 answers
252 views

How do I choose IF for a GPS/GNSS RF Front-end?