Convert your Raspberry Pi in an Open Source tablet with the RasPad 3
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Convert your Raspberry Pi in an Open Source tablet with the RasPad 3

Introduction Single-board computers based on the Raspberry Pi are powerful, low-cost, and compact. This makes them excellent for small tasks that require a real computer rather than a low-level microcontroller. However, they have a minor downside in that, they are compact but not...

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JLCPCB & EasyEDA Finally Show UP Together
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JLCPCB & EasyEDA Finally Show UP Together

Design & Order on EasyEDA to Get $10 Voucher! The Cheapest PCB prototype supplier and the first FREE online EDA tool show up together actually is not a piece of “new” news for many fans of JLCPCB or EasyEDA, but today i would like to give a brief introduction to those friends who...

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BOMIST – Parts Inventory and BOM Management Software
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BOMIST – Parts Inventory and BOM Management Software

We saw BOMIST first in late 2017. With a new version re-written from scratch being released by the end of 2020, we are revisiting it now. Although at first sight, we can spot quite a few similarities in regards to the UI, there is now more features (and very useful ones), better user...

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Top 10 Free PCB Design Software for 2019
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Top 10 Free PCB Design Software for 2019

After the official birth of commercial EDA since 1981, different design software as been produced from the EDA industry. Printed Circuit Boards, also known as PCBs, are the foundation of any hardware-based product. Before EDA software, Engineers usually designed electronics circuitry and...

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Bomist – Parts Inventory and BOM Management for Electronics
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Bomist – Parts Inventory and BOM Management for Electronics

It all started a few years ago with Component Organizer, than BOMER and it's now called BOMIST. The software runs locally, so no server nor setup required and you can have as many databases as you want (just run as many instances of BOMIST as you want). Additionally, it is integrated...

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Mostly free engineering software
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Mostly free engineering software

Michael Dunn @ edn.com has compiled a list of software that most enginners should be aware off. We're living in a golden age of software, where many useful programs are available – for free! Let's survey some of what's out there that just might interest an engineering crowd...

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EasyEDA’s Free and Online Gerber Viewer
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EasyEDA’s Free and Online Gerber Viewer

EasyEDA is a cloud-based EDA tool suite which supports open source and working collaboratively. Tools from EasyEDA include circuit simulation using Spice, PCB design, electronic circuit design and now RS-274X (Gerber) and Excellon gerber viewer, all are free. To use this viewer you need...

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SparkFun Electronics Eagle Libraries
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SparkFun Electronics Eagle Libraries

Sparkfun has their own Eagle libraries available on github.com. This is a great resource for new board designs. They also have a guide on how to install the libraries and how to create custom footprints. This is the complete SparkFun Electronics default foot prints for Eagle 6.0+. We...

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