Extending I2C communication distance with the DS28E17
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Extending I2C communication distance with the DS28E17

App note from Maxim integrated about alternative method to extend I2C bus. Systems are increasingly requiring greater distances for I2C buses. This article explains how the DS28E17 can be used to extend the distance of I2C devices while decreasing cost. Extending I2C communication...

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I2C Encoder V2 – Connect multiple rotary encoders on the I2C bus
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I2C Encoder V2 – Connect multiple rotary encoders on the I2C bus

I2C Encoder V2 is a tiny smart board for connecting multiple rotary encoders on the I2C bus and it's live on kickstarter. The I2C Encoder V2 supports various type of rotary encoder with one footprint: Standard mechanical encoder Illuminated RGB encoder Clickable rotary...

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SPI Isolation Board
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SPI Isolation Board

The isolated SPI module is designed for applications, where SPI signals need to be transferred over longer distances than usually. It is based on Linear’s LTC6820. The board is designed as two layer stack-up, with GND plane on the bottom layer and signal traces and components at the...

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A Compact Camera Using Raspberry Pi A+ And Adafruit TFT Display
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A Compact Camera Using Raspberry Pi A+ And Adafruit TFT Display

PiJuice at instructables.com designed an interesting compact camera project with raspberry pi. Raspberry Pi A+ is used in this project as it is the cheapest and smallest available Raspberry Pi. The real challenge in this kind of portable Pi projects is powering the Raspberry Pi. This...

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FT234XD – USB to BASIC UART IC
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FT234XD – USB to BASIC UART IC

The FT234XD is a USB to serial UART interface with optimised packaging (3mm x 3mm 12 pin DFN) for smaller PCB designs and the following advanced features. Check datasheet on the link below. FT234XD - USB to BASIC UART IC -...

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Raspberry Pi DIN Rail I/O Interfaces
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Raspberry Pi DIN Rail I/O Interfaces

VP Process Inc has recently released a new series of Raspberry Pi DIN rail mountable "Hardened" interfaces. The first release is the PI-SPI-DIN-RTC-RS485, which is available in three mounting versions: DIN Rail Clips, DIN Rail Enclosure, and PCB Spacers. The basic specifications...

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LIN Protocol — One Wire Protocol for Automotive Applications
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LIN Protocol — One Wire Protocol for Automotive Applications

With the host of protocols available in electronics interfaces, choosing a protocol is a hard job. Some protocols are designed for long distance and reliable communication applications such as RS-485. Others are used for low cost and short range communication such as I2C, and so...

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Lightweight GSM Mobile With Arduino UNO and Nextion Display
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Lightweight GSM Mobile With Arduino UNO and Nextion Display

Avishek Hardin at Arduino Project Hub designed a lightweight mobile using a GSM module, an Arduino UNO, and a Nextion touch screen display. The lightweight mobile has the following features: Make calls Receive calls Send SMS Receive SMS Delete SMS In this project,...

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