The LM3524D

The Texas Instruments LM3524D is a beautiful tool that I’ve been looking for for some time now. I saw a … More

Ideal Zener

Zener diodes are handy devices which can be inserted into a circuit in reverse to clamp voltages to desired levels. … More

Supercap Buck Converter

There are some obvious advantages to using supercaps in buck converter designs including low output voltage impedance and high output … More

Low Power Circuit Protection

Low power circuit protection devices are important for making durable and long lasting electronic circuits.  Resettable fuses, also called PPTC … More

Xilinx zynq-7000 and iCE40

Looking through what’s new on Mouser, I came across an advert for the Xilinx zynq-7000 SoC.  These systems on a … More

Hall Effect Current Measurement

Hall effect current measurement isn’t a direct measurement of electric current.  Rather, the hall effect is caused by the magnetic … More