PSLab is an Open Source Platform For STEM Education
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PSLab is an Open Source Platform For STEM Education

I remember many years ago, when I was trying to acquire data with hardware especially with "Data Acquisition" devices, I was gifted a device that I must say reshaped my life - It was the NI myDAQ. The NI myDAQ was a product from National Instrument, and it allowed students to perform...

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SenseTemp – An accurate and flexible four-channel temperature sensor
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SenseTemp – An accurate and flexible four-channel temperature sensor

SenseTemp by Capable Robot Components is an accurate and flexible four-channel temperature sensor for instrumenting electronics that is compatible with Adafruit M0 Adalogger and is of course Open Source. SenseTemp is an open source, four-channel temperature sensor designed for...

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Building a Transistor Curve Tracer
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Building a Transistor Curve Tracer

paulv @ paulvdiyblogs.net designed and build a transistor curve tracer and documents the process on his personal blog. He writes: It's not that I use a Curve Tracer that much, but if you want to categorize or really measure the parameters of a discrete component, there is really no...

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CurrentRanger – Auto-ranging current meter
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CurrentRanger – Auto-ranging current meter

Felix designed a precision Auto-ranging nanoAmp ammeter with loads of features. He writes: CurrentRanger is a nanoAmp current meter featuring auto-ranging, uni/bi-directional modes, bluetooth data logging options and more. It is a highly hackable and affordable ultra...

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Teardown of an Array 3711A 300W DC electronic load
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Teardown of an Array 3711A 300W DC electronic load

Kerry Wong did a teardown of an Array 3711A 300W electronic load. He writes: The Arrary 3711A can sink 300W with a maximum load current of 30A and maximum load voltage of 300V. It can be used in constant current, constant power or constant resistance mode and can be controlled remotely...

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BKprecision’s BA6010 Series Battery Analyzers – Model BA6010
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BKprecision’s BA6010 Series Battery Analyzers – Model BA6010

The BA6010 Series battery analyzers measure voltage and resistance of modern battery technologies with high accuracy, resolution, and speed. Additionally, these instruments provide auxiliary measurement parameters inductance, capacitance, dissipation factor, impedance, quality factor,...

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Review: Siglent SDS1204X-E four-channel oscilloscope
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Review: Siglent SDS1204X-E four-channel oscilloscope

Here is a nice mini review of  Siglent SDS1204X-E four-channel oscilloscope by Harry Baggen @ elektormagazine.com: A few years ago I wrote a review about the Siglent SDS1102X and back then I was very enamoured by the quality and extensive capabilities of this affordable instrument. In...

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FLIR Boson Camera Frame Grabber using FPGA
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FLIR Boson Camera Frame Grabber using FPGA

Simple FPGA based PCB to capture thermal images from a FLIR Boson camera on to a microSD. The project's sources are available on Github. by Greg Davill A small PCB designed to attach to the backside of the FLIR Boson Thermal Camera. The PCB facilitates configuration of the camera along...

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