Solar-Powered Li-Po Rechargeable Battery Offers High Power Capacity
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Solar-Powered Li-Po Rechargeable Battery Offers High Power Capacity

A campaign for a new set of lithium rechargeable batteries has been launched on Kickstarter called Solarcell. Solarcell is the latest of Lithium rechargeable batteries with a USB-C connection that offers a high power capacity and is extremely safe. There’s a large selection of battery...

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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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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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PomaBrush : A Less is More Approach
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PomaBrush : A Less is More Approach

PomaBrush is a new innovative, minimalist design electric toothbrush that uses silicone bristles. As claimed by the company, the brush only needs to be charged once every four months. It comes with a charging case that can make it charge wirelessly. The case has a USB-C port for...

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Fifth gen Banana Pi (Banana Pi BPI-M5) is on the verge
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Fifth gen Banana Pi (Banana Pi BPI-M5) is on the verge

SinoVoip has listed specs for an upcoming Banana Pi BPI-M5 SBC with the same quad-core Cortex-A55 Amlogic S905X3 SoC. It is repeating many of the features from Hardkernel’s $50 Odroid-C4. This new SBC is the next-gen for the company's most recent Banana Pi BPI-M4, based on a quad A53...

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Meet the New USB Type-C based, PIC32 Development Board from Lophtware
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Meet the New USB Type-C based, PIC32 Development Board from Lophtware

The USB Type-C / PIC32 development board from Lophtware is a low-cost Microchip PIC32-based development board, compatible with HID (Human Interface Device) endpoint standard. It is a USB 2.0 Type-C / PIC32 breakout board that offers full-speed USB 2.0 development for breadboarding and...

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SMART Wireless launches a new SoM based on Snapdragon™ 660
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SMART Wireless launches a new SoM based on Snapdragon™ 660

SMART Wireless Computing® (part of SMART Global Holdings), a leading provider of Snapdragon™ embedded computing platforms and solutions, today announced a compact compute module in an LGA package, Inforce 6503. Inforce 6503 enables advanced visual computing, enhanced graphics,...

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STMicroelectronics Introduces Standalone VBUS-Powered Controller for 5V USB-C Charging Applications
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STMicroelectronics Introduces Standalone VBUS-Powered Controller for 5V USB-C Charging Applications

The STUSB4500L from STMicroelectronics is a small-footprint addition to the Company’s USB-C controller IC family designed and certified for pure 5 V sink-only applications. All mandatory features to use the USB-C connector as a 5 V universal power plug are integrated, allowing...

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