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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PD Micro – A Pro Micro with USB-C Power Delivery
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PD Micro – A Pro Micro with USB-C Power Delivery

PD Micro is the first Arduino-compatible board with USB-C power delivery. The pins are compatible with Pro micro. PD Micro allows you to control high voltage easily from USB-C Power delivery. It’s useful for applications that require voltage higher than 5V - like motor control or a...

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SparkFun’s USB Type-C 5-20V 5A Power Delivery Board Features Qwiic Connector
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SparkFun’s USB Type-C 5-20V 5A Power Delivery Board Features Qwiic Connector

USB Type-C introduced significant changes to the USB standard. The reversible connector eliminated the issue of trying to plug the connector in the right way every time. Another issue it addressed was allowing the flexibility to have USB power with an adjustable USB voltage from...

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Raspberry Pi 4 gets a major price cut and a USB-C upgrade
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Raspberry Pi 4 gets a major price cut and a USB-C upgrade

Raspberry Pi Foundation is responsible for the arrays of Raspberry Pis SBCs that have flawed the single board computer market and the launch of the Raspberry Pi 4 last year, shows the continuing growth for the Raspberry Pis and doesn't seem to back down anytime soon. The first...

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NIXLER: limited edition nixie tube clock
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NIXLER: limited edition nixie tube clock

The NIXLER is being built as an open-source project and designed with the DIYer in mind. I've included a USB to UART chip directly on the board making the NIXLER easy to reprogram. This together with the onboard ESP32 microcontroller with wifi/bluetooth, enables full customization. Hook...

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Mini USB-C PD sink board enables Power regulation for any device
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Mini USB-C PD sink board enables Power regulation for any device

The USB-C PD-Sink is a board by Pier 42 that enables any device to be powered from a USB supply. It allows the option to set the voltage at 5V, 9V, 12V, 15V or 20V and allowing current as high as 5A. The current settings are very flexible in steps of 250mA from 0 to 5A, but this...

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USB-C PD module provides 9V-12V-15V-20V and sells for 1€
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USB-C PD module provides 9V-12V-15V-20V and sells for 1€

This is a tiny USB-C PD QC4 module that is able to deliver four voltages 9V-12V-15V-20V depending on the module you have purchased. There are two versions of the module. One is the 15V,20V version and you can select the output voltage using a solder jumper and the other is the 9V, 12V...

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Simple adapter board turns a USB-C power supply into a variable voltage source
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Simple adapter board turns a USB-C power supply into a variable voltage source

Being able to turn a USB-C supply to a variable power supply is certainly a big deal for a simple ingenious board like the ZY12PDN board shared by Keneth Finnegan on his twitter handle recently. The ZY12PDN is a simple STM-powered adapter board that turns a USB-C supply to a universal...

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