How to isolate RS485 – smaller size and high reliability
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How to isolate RS485 – smaller size and high reliability

Galvanic isolation for the RS-485port. RS-485 has been the industry’s most used wired communications interface for more than decades. Balanced differential signaling of RS-485 allows for rejection of common mode noise and facilitates communications over long distances in noisy...

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3V DACs used in ±10V applications
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3V DACs used in ±10V applications

Boosting DAC’s output to drive larger voltage tackled in this app note from MAXIM Integrated. Many modern systems have the majority of their electronics powered by 3.3V or lower, but must drive external loads with ±10V, a range that is still very common in industrial applications....

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Redd – Remote Embedded Development Device
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Redd – Remote Embedded Development Device

Redd is a remote development device targeted at embedded projects. Using Redd, you can easily program devices remotely, as if they were sitting right in front of you. Simply connect using OpenVPN tunnel, and start developing. Redd is equipped with the most common interfaces for...

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MPX-350 – Mini-PCI Express Dual Gigabit Ethernet Module
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MPX-350 – Mini-PCI Express Dual Gigabit Ethernet Module

MPX-350 - Mini-PCI Express Dual Gigabit Ethernet Module with Intel® I350-AM2. Features Low power consumption and high performance One PCIe lane to Dual Gigabit LAN Support Mini card PCI-E 1.1 & 1.2 standard specification Support WOL and PXE Specifications...

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A Quick Overview of the Eltima Virtual Serial Port Driver
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A Quick Overview of the Eltima Virtual Serial Port Driver

If you have used some form of hardware especially those legacy ones or something like the Arduino and other embedded systems you must have come across the term Serial Port, FTDI chip, USB to Serial, or RS232 at some point. So what are those? Well, they mean the same thing - Serial...

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I²CDriver – An easy-to-use tool for controlling I²C devices
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I²CDriver – An easy-to-use tool for controlling I²C devices

I²CDriver is an easy-to-use, open source tool for controlling I²C devices. It works with Windows, Mac, and Linux, and has a built-in color screen that shows a live “dashboard” of all the I²C activity. It uses a standard FTDI USB serial chip to talk to the PC, so no special...

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The Chirp Explorer Board, a first for data-over-sound.
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The Chirp Explorer Board, a first for data-over-sound.

The Chirp Explorer Board is the first IoT prototyping platform that’s tailor-made from the ground up to explore the possibilities of acoustic data transfer. Built around the powerful Arm Cortex-M4 CPU with inbuilt DSP for optimised audio processing, it allows developers to quickly and...

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Credit Card Sized HMI Development Hardware
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Credit Card Sized HMI Development Hardware

Coinciding with the BT815 and BT816 advanced graphics controller ICs being ramped up into volume production, Bridgetek has introduced a series of accompanying entry-level development modules. Supporting a range of different display configurations, the compact (54.1mm x 85.60mm) VM816C...

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