Inside the digital clock from a Soyuz spacecraft
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Inside the digital clock from a Soyuz spacecraft

Ken Shirriff published an interesting article on his blog. He writes: We recently obtained a clock that flew on a Soyuz space mission.1 The clock, manufactured in 1984, contains over 100 integrated circuits on ten circuit boards. Why is the clock so complicated? In this blog post, I...

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Network Clock using ESP8266 and OLED display
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Network Clock using ESP8266 and OLED display

There are several situations where using an RTC could adversely affect your project by increasing cost, size, time accuracy or IO requirements. To prevent this, especially in ESP/WiFi-based or other clock-reliant projects, makers usually turn to obtain time information from NTP servers....

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Arduino RFID Reader using the ArduiTouch MKR Enclosure
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Arduino RFID Reader using the ArduiTouch MKR Enclosure

RFID based projects are one of the most popular Arduino projects out there and we have also built a couple of them here too, but I recently came across an RFID access control project by hwhardsoft that was built using the ArduiTouch MKR enclosures. The ready-made nature of the...

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Realtek8720DN 2.4G/5G Dual Bands Wireless and BLE5.0 Combo Module
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Realtek8720DN 2.4G/5G Dual Bands Wireless and BLE5.0 Combo Module

Realtek8720DN is a WiFi and Bluetooth module that has dual bands for WiFi communication. It is worth saying that this little module can support WiFi 5G and Bluetooth Low Energy 5.0 as well. This WiFi and Bluetooth module is a highly integrated WiFi and Bluetooth module with the main...

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Neousys Technology Launches the POC-551VTC – an AMD RYZEN PC for Transportation
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Neousys Technology Launches the POC-551VTC – an AMD RYZEN PC for Transportation

Neousys Technology, the embedded computing platforms manufacturer, has announced plans to launch an ultra-compact, rugged fanless in-vehicle computer called the POC-551VTC. The new computer was designed as an upgrade to the POC-500 embedded computer which the company released a while back...

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Saelig Announces the 2/4-channel 100-350Hz Siglent SDS2000X Plus Series Oscilloscopes
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Saelig Announces the 2/4-channel 100-350Hz Siglent SDS2000X Plus Series Oscilloscopes

New series builds on previous 2000X models to bring 200Mpt memory, 10” touch-screen, external mouse/keyboard control, built-in web server, and 50MHz waveform generator Saelig Company, Inc. has introduced the new Siglent SDS2000X Plus Digital Oscilloscope Series consisting of four...

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Microchip’s Wi-Fi Smart Device Enablement Kit for SAML21MCU – AC164165
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Microchip’s Wi-Fi Smart Device Enablement Kit for SAML21MCU – AC164165

Microchip's Wi-Fi® Smart Device Enablement Kit is designed to accelerate adding Alexa Voice Control to your existing application, enabling rapid prototyping. The kit allows you to use an Alexa Smart Speaker or the Alexa App to control the board's GPIO, interrogate its sensors, and...

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Photonic chip steers light without any moving parts
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Photonic chip steers light without any moving parts

In search for a compact and reliable LiDAR solution, researchers from Yokohama National University in Japan have developed a waveguide-based photonic chip that takes a laser beam as an input and steers light beams over a wide range of selectable angles, without involving any moving...

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