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The Photon
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What is ground and what does it do?

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how to reduce DC voltage using resistors?

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Can we build capacitors on a PCB board?

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How did people realize they could do logic with electronics?

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Is there a low-cost alternative to RJ45 cables for large number of signals?

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Does coiling and straightening a wire change its resistance?

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How do I make sure my electronics design is good from manufacturing perspective?

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Why doesn't controlled impedance depend on track length?

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Would a small hole in a Faraday cage drastically reduce its effectiveness at blocking interference?

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What is the reason for a fuse next to a thermostat?

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What's the motivation in using Verilog or VHDL over C?

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Can you actually break an FPGA by programming it wrong?

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Is current flowing backwards a bad thing?

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Isn't my ground different from the factory's ground?

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Why do CMOS NOT gate designs differ from BJT NOT gate designs?

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What does the "capacitor into resistance" symbol mean?

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What is the difference between level shifter, voltage regulator and dc-dc converter?

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Why do we need to use transistors when building an OR gate?

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Difference between blocking and nonblocking assignment Verilog

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What does the term "bias" mean?

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How do I pick a part that goes into a breadboard when I order it?

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Why does a longer fiber optic cable result in lower attenuation?

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Decoupling capacitor with resistor in series

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Are there any advantages to using rigid RF coaxial cables?

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Why put unpopulated components on a BOM?

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What makes a high speed USB cable high speed?

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Hole in PCB due to corrosive reaction?

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What is a Charge?

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Square vs Round pad

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How many watts does a 40 MHz radio frequency signal create?

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