20 Common Electronics Components You Should have in your Electronics Lab
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20 Common Electronics Components You Should have in your Electronics Lab

Setting up an electronics lab is the dream of many electronics engineers and hobbyists, but getting it done is usually a very big task to achieve. From knowing the amount of space you'd need, to know the right kind of tools to buy, and then to the right kind of devices with the right...

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Universal OPAMP Board for SMD SOT23-5 Package
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Universal OPAMP Board for SMD SOT23-5 Package

This is easy to build and very useful project for hobbyists and students to learn and create OPAMP-based projects. The project accommodates a single OPAMP in the SOT23-5 package. The project provides the user with multiple choices and extensive flexibility for different applications...

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What Is Surface Mount Technology?
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What Is Surface Mount Technology?

Surface Mount Technology was developed in the 1960s. During the 1970s and 1980s a revolution in the automation industry was begun, which raised the demand for Surface Mount Technology Components for a better assembly process. Before Surface Mount Technology, electronic components came...

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Universal Op-Amp Board for SMD SOIC-8 Package
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Universal Op-Amp Board for SMD SOIC-8 Package

This is an easy to build and very useful project for hobbyists and students to learn and create OPAMP-based projects. The project accommodates a single op-amp in a SOIC8 package. The project provides the user with multiple choices and extensive flexibility for different applications...

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Universal Op-Amp Board for DIP-8 Package
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Universal Op-Amp Board for DIP-8 Package

This is an easy to build and very useful project for hobbyists and students to learn and create op-amp-based projects. The board accommodates a single op-amp in DIP-8 package. The project provides the user with multiple choices and extensive flexibility for different applications...

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Switchmode Power Supply Topologies Explained
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Switchmode Power Supply Topologies Explained

The role of power supply is crucial for electronic circuits because without sufficient power, the circuit cannot function at its optimal level. On the other hand, an exceeded power supply can deteriorate the circuit components by heating effect. There are usually two choices for power...

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Switch debounce circuit uses only one gate
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Switch debounce circuit uses only one gate

The circuit in Figure 1 produces a single debounced pulse each time you press S1. Moreover, the circuit uses only logic power from the remote pull-up resistor, R2. You can use the circuit to detect when a key is pressed in a non-energized device, such as a device in a system that's...

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Elektor Circuit: Touch Doorbell with 555
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Elektor Circuit: Touch Doorbell with 555

Idea: Elektor Lab The great advantage of a touch button or switch is the absence of mechanical parts — what is not in it cannot be broken. Because old-fashioned doorbell push buttons are exposed to wind and weather, they become unreliable over time. So why not replace them with a...

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