Low-Power Button Replacement with Force-Sensitive Resistor
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Low-Power Button Replacement with Force-Sensitive Resistor

Author: Matthew Leonard Introduction A common requirement for devices that must be sealed from environmental exposure is to replace all metal contact style push-buttons with functional replacements that do not have those weather-sealing difficulties. This article describes one such...

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I2C Detective identifies the I2C devices connected to your microcontroller
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I2C Detective identifies the I2C devices connected to your microcontroller

The I2C Detective identifies the I2C devices connected to your microcontroller from a database of the most popular I2C sensors and other devices. It lists each device on the I2C bus, and can distinguish between multiple candidates at a particular address by reading the device IDs. by...

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Glasgow Interface Explorer Offers flexible open source multitool for digital electronics
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Glasgow Interface Explorer Offers flexible open source multitool for digital electronics

1BitSquared has launched on Crowdsupply it's Glasgow Interface Explorer. The board is said to be designed for hardware designers, reverse engineers, digital archivists, electronics hobbyists, and anyone else who wants to communicate with a wide selection of digital devices with minimum...

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An Introduction: LCD Common Interfaces
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An Introduction: LCD Common Interfaces

There are  a lot of different LCD display interfaces depending on the requirements of resolutions, speed, cost, stability etc.  The following outlines the common ones on the market: Parallel vs Serial Interface Parallel interface could transmit many data bits at the same time...

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Isolated, Single-Channel RS232 transceiver (Isolated RS232 to UART)
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Isolated, Single-Channel RS232 transceiver (Isolated RS232 to UART)

The project presented here provides an isolated interface between the RS-232 cable network and the connected UART systems to protect against voltage spikes and ground loops within the noisy environment and improve system reliability. The project achieves a robust data communication link...

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Meet Ollie – The Swiss Army Knife of Connectors
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Meet Ollie – The Swiss Army Knife of Connectors

Two challenges field engineers face is the need to go around with multiple connectors and cables, and the ESD/over-voltage challenges faced when interfacing with high voltage devices. With the desire to help solve these challenges, Melbourne-based hardware designer Ali Slim, got to work...

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Tigard Is Here to Bust Open Any Embedded Physical Interface You Can Find
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Tigard Is Here to Bust Open Any Embedded Physical Interface You Can Find

We have all been there. You get a new development board, you go online to check how you communicate with it and then you realize you need a new connector that costs some extra cash. And here goes on the cycle of electronic waste, because it generally only works with boards from that...

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Interfaces for Machine Vision
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Interfaces for Machine Vision

Choosing the right interface for your machine vision application is a key decision in your camera selection process. The following sections provide an overview of the different types of cables and connectors available for machine vision applications along with associated pros and...

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