ST’s STEVAL-USBPD27S To Speed Up The Built Time of Fast-Charging USB Power Adapters
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ST’s STEVAL-USBPD27S To Speed Up The Built Time of Fast-Charging USB Power Adapters

USB has evolved over the last few years with the latest launch of the ST's standalone VBUS-based controller. To help build a compact and efficient power adapter that provides up to 27W with zero-power operation when no cable is connected, STMicroelectronics has unveiled a new reference...

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CP2102 USB to UART Breakout Board Features USB Type-C
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CP2102 USB to UART Breakout Board Features USB Type-C

Most of the devices now come with a USB Type-C for interfacing and connectivity. Also, the USB to UART conversion is crucial for interfacing if the working device only supports a UART port. CP2102 features a USB Type-C plug for this conversion from USB to UART. We also saw a USB to UART...

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The Power of USB Extension Cables
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The Power of USB Extension Cables

The Universal Serial Bus, commonly known as USB, is probably one of the smartest innovations of today. In this digital era, a USB extension cable plays an important part in businesses as most of our devices would be of no use without them. USB extension cables are used to access,...

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PD Micro – Breadboard-Friendly USB-C Power Supply Based on Arduino
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PD Micro – Breadboard-Friendly USB-C Power Supply Based on Arduino

We have all been there. Everytime we start adding new peripherals, sensors and actuators to our projects, we eventually will reach a point where the 3.3 and 5 V voltages from the microcontroller (when they are available) are not enough, either because we require more current than what...

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+/-18V Isolated DC-DC Converter Dual Supply Output from USB 5V Power Input
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+/-18V Isolated DC-DC Converter Dual Supply Output from USB 5V Power Input

This is a mini DC-DC converter with dual output from single 5V DC supply or USB power source (e.g., +/-18V from 5V/USB). The mini board will fit into small space and perform with high efficiency. Basically, the circuit transfers power from 5V/USB to the output side +/-18V with high...

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USB-C, DFP, 5V/3A Out, 85-265VAC In, Adapter, Low Cost Reference Design
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USB-C, DFP, 5V/3A Out, 85-265VAC In, Adapter, Low Cost Reference Design

The PMP11124 reference design uses the UCC28700 and TPS25810 to provide an isolated 5V at 3A over a USB type C interface. The UCC28700 implements primary-side regulation, eliminating the need for an opto-coupler and reducing the size and cost of the design. Cost is further minimized by...

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Tiny USB C LiPo Charger
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Tiny USB C LiPo Charger

We have seen a lot of USB Type-C over the years. First, it started showing up on our computers, and its usefulness started to show up. Right now, even our phones are choosing it over the old Micro USB. But what about our devices? Well, they have also seen some changes in ports, to a...

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ESP32 Based Open Hardware Storage device Announced on Crowdsupply
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ESP32 Based Open Hardware Storage device Announced on Crowdsupply

An Affordable, Open Hardware Storage device, Powered by ESP32 called Maypole has been announced on Crowdsupply. The Maypole is like a USB flash memory stick. At its core is the ESP32, which enables you to transfer files— over a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi connection—to and from an onboard MicroSD...

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