Vishay / Techno CDMM AEC-Q200 SMD Thick Film Chip Dividers
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Vishay / Techno CDMM AEC-Q200 SMD Thick Film Chip Dividers

Vishay Techno CDMM AEC-Q200 SMD Thick Film Chip Dividers are high voltage or high precision chip dividers offered in a ribbed molded package with compliant surface-mount leads. Designed to reduce component counts, improve TC tracking performance, and ratio stability in automotive and...

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Isabellenhütte introduces new range of 1 – 6mΩ resistors in smallest chip sizes available on the market
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Isabellenhütte introduces new range of 1 – 6mΩ resistors in smallest chip sizes available on the market

Isabellenhütte has developed a new range of precision resistors in standard sizes with resistances ranging from 1 to 6 mOhm for applications which require small and low-ohmic shunts. In terms of their construction, the components are also less complex than the current...

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4 Wire Resistance Measurement – Kelvin connection
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4 Wire Resistance Measurement – Kelvin connection

This video describes and demonstrates the 4-wire resistance measurement (Kelvin connection) - what it is, and when & why it is used for making low valued resistance measurements. 4 Wire Resistance Measurement - Kelvin connection -...

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Analogue Sensors – Calculate the Nonlinearity Introduced by a Load or Pull Down Resistor
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Analogue Sensors – Calculate the Nonlinearity Introduced by a Load or Pull Down Resistor

Tecwyn Twmffat @ instructables.com discuss about the notlinearity introduced by adding a pull down resistor and why you may get unpredictable readings from your ADC. For many years I found that I would get strange, unpredictable, readings from my sensor related projects at the...

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Using a Current Shunt with a Panel Meter / Ammeter scale change
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Using a Current Shunt with a Panel Meter / Ammeter scale change

This video gives you the basics of how to calculate and use a simple resistive current shunt with an analog panel meter to change the current that is needed for a full scale deflection. The notes page for this video can be found here. Using a Current Shunt with a Panel Meter /...

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How to Select a Resistor
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How to Select a Resistor

In this guide Sanket Gupta @ octopart.com explains how to select a resistor from a range of common resistor types. In this blog, we will explain all the different types of resistors, their merits and demerits, and popular applications. We have included some recommendations for...

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Precision programmable current source uses two ICs
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Precision programmable current source uses two ICs

by Stefano Salvatori & Pietro Oliva @ edn.com: This Design Idea mates a precision current source IC with precision difference amp chips to create a programmable current source or sink. The resistor-programmable current source/sink in Figure 1 illustrates the basic topology,...

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Component Tester FISH 8840 Review
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Component Tester FISH 8840 Review

Alan Parekh @ hackedgadgets.com has a review of a cheap component tested he found on ebay. This device can test bipolar transistors, MOSFET, diodes, thyristors, resistors and capacitors. He writes: This is an inexpensive component tester called the FISH 8840 which you can find from...

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