Multiple Dimming Isolated PWM Controller for high-performance LED lighting
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Multiple Dimming Isolated PWM Controller for high-performance LED lighting

Diodes Incorporated announced the availability of the versatile dimming input controller for offline LED lamps. AL8116 works with three types of dimmer signal formats: 0 to 10 V dimming voltage PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) signal Simple potentiometer It converts these...

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Meet FontEdit – The Custom Font Editor for LCD, LED and E-Paper Displays
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Meet FontEdit – The Custom Font Editor for LCD, LED and E-Paper Displays

Fonts sourcing/creation, usage and management, are some of the major challenges firmware developers face with projects where the display (TFTs, Epaper displays, etc.), is a critical element of the project's performance. From access to clear and good looking fonts to managing the size of...

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Cree adds RGB surface-mount LEDs for color directional signage
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Cree adds RGB surface-mount LEDs for color directional signage

Cree has announced the CV94D-FCC LED that integrates three emitters in a compact surface-mount device (SMD) package. The package includes tightly packed red, green, and blue (RGB) emitters enabling full-color signs or displays based on solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. Cree...

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LED driver IC BCR431U gives more freedom in designing low current LED strips
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LED driver IC BCR431U gives more freedom in designing low current LED strips

Infineon Technologies AG  releases the BCR431U. The constant current linear LED driver IC provides low-voltage drop performance for regulating LED current. It is the second device released in the new generation BCR family with low voltage drop focusing on low current designs of up to...

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A DIY UV Sanitizer for your smartphone
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A DIY UV Sanitizer for your smartphone

BotFactory Inc writes: “Pandemic,” it’s a scary word to hear. Especially when it’s accompanied by panic-buying of canned goods, pasta, and the disappearance of most disinfecting products from stores. As soon as various media outlets started filling up their news cycles with...

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Elektor Article: LED Booster for Microcontrollers
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Elektor Article: LED Booster for Microcontrollers

There’s many a time when you want to connect a white LED to a microcontroller operating from a 3 V supply voltage. Unfortunately, this doesn’t work and your nice white LED only lights up feebly or not at all. Why does it work perfectly with red and green LEDs, but not with white? A...

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Samsung Electronics Unveils Its First Family of ‘Human-centric’ LED Components to Enhance Indoor Lifestyles
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Samsung Electronics Unveils Its First Family of ‘Human-centric’ LED Components to Enhance Indoor Lifestyles

Lighting to energize or relax: new LED packages help improve alertness and the quality of sleep by adjusting melatonin levels. Samsung Electronics unveiled its first “human-centric” LED packages, collectively known as LM302N. Engineered with carefully created light spectra, the...

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20 Non-Contact Infrared Reflective Sensor for Line Follower Robots
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20 Non-Contact Infrared Reflective Sensor for Line Follower Robots

This project consists of 20 non-contact infrared reflective sensors and each sensor provides an analog output. QRD114 sensor is the heart of the project which includes Infrared LED and photosensor.  The output of each sensor is high and goes low as objects or lines detected. The analog...

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