Capacitive Touch Sensor Toggle Switch
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Capacitive Touch Sensor Toggle Switch

Touch sensors are used in many applications, from remote controls, LED light controls to appliance control panels. This is a simple solution to replace the mechanical buttons and can be implemented in a wide variety of applications. The sensor provides great user experience. It is easy...

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Current Limit Solid State Power Switch with Latch
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Current Limit Solid State Power Switch with Latch

The project published here is a solid state power switch with current limiting that prevents damage to host devices from faulty load conditions. This analog current limit switch have low on-resistance P-channel MOSFET and INA202 driver IC from Texas instrument. The project operate from...

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Temperature Controlled FAN using ATtiny10
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Temperature Controlled FAN using ATtiny10

The electrons movement in electronic components lead to the generation of heat which when beyond certain thresholds, prevents some components from functioning properly and in others could lead to a catastrophic breakdown. For this reason, the topics of ventilation, overheating, and...

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Tiny Reflow Controller with OLED display
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Tiny Reflow Controller with OLED display

Last time we examined how to build  a DIY Reflow Oven controller using the Tiny Reflow Oven Controller v1 by Rocket Stream. However, Rocket Stream recently released the Tiny Reflow Controller V2 and for today’s tutorial, we will attempt to build this second version. The Tiny Reflow...

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Free Elektor Article: Line AC Switch Controlled by Bluetooth Low Energy
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Free Elektor Article: Line AC Switch Controlled by Bluetooth Low Energy

This article describes the electronics, the BL600 program and the Android program; the last being an Android smartphone application with which your mains switch circuit may be controlled wirelessly. You may notice an unusual detail for these pages — the transformerless power...

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How to lower relay power consumption
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How to lower relay power consumption

Clever way of starting-up relays discussed in this app note from Maxim Integrated. via dangerousprototypes.com Relays are often used as electrically controlled switches. Unlike transistors, their switch contacts are electrically isolated from the control input. On the other hand, the...

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easySwitchBox – The long-range LoRa® wall switch
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easySwitchBox – The long-range LoRa® wall switch

easySwitchBox by easySensors is a long-range LoRa® wall switch powered by coin cells and the Arduino IDE. easySwitchBox enables you to remote control your appliances from long distance as easy as the push a a button. The easySwitchBox does one simple thing – it sends on\off signals...

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Tiny Reflow Controller V2 features an OLED display
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Tiny Reflow Controller V2 features an OLED display

Rocketscream.com released their all-in-one Arduino compatible reflow controller powered by ATmega328P with OLED screen and built-in USB port. This reflow controller replaces the beloved "Tiny Reflow Controller V1" which had a character LCD display. Let's see what's new on this...

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