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Measuring power consumption on ESP32 Modules

AdministratorApr 9,2022
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When using the ESP32 Module in applications that involve Wi-Fi access and battery-operated products, it is extremely important to properly qualify the power consumption of the ESP32 Module in the several power modes. The two most important reasons are: Designing the proper power supply or voltage regulator that powers the

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Controlling a high torque stepper Motor with Arduino

AdministratorApr 30,2017
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Check out our most recent project: Controlling a Stepper Motor (Nema23) and a Motor Driver M542T with Arduino. The motor driver uses a +24VDC power supply (2.5A) to provide high torque and speed to the stepper. The Arduino generates the control signals to control the driver (M542T). Basically two signals

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11 Myths About PCB Layout

AdministratorMar 8,2017
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Printed circuit boards (PCBs) have been an integral part of electronics for many years. Through the years, electronic devices are getting smaller and more complex and so are the PCBs needed to connect the components in an efficient manner. As robotics and electronic design begin to be taught as early

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Make it Small, Make it Fast, Make it First: Miniaturizing IoT Designs

AdministratorJan 11,2017
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Summary As we wirelessly connect more and more devices to the Internet, electronics engineers face several challenges, including packaging a radio transmitter into existing device real estate and the demand to build increasingly smaller devices. In this webinar, we’ll explore some of the obstacles that come with the size expectations

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Is Tomorrow’s Embedded-Systems Programming Language Still C?

AdministratorJan 3,2017
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What is the best language in which to code your next project? If you are an embedded-system designer, that question has always been a bit silly. You will use, C—or if you are trying to impress management, C disguised as C++. Perhaps a few critical code fragments will be written

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TDK Swears by Sensor Fusion in $1.3 Billion Deal for InvenSense

AdministratorJan 3,2017
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Sensor fusion, a technology that merges data from multiple sensors to make unique conclusions, was the hidden gem in TDK’s recent acquisition of InvenSense, a maker of gyroscopes and other motion sensors. TDK agreed last week to pay $1.3 billion for InvenSense, one of the largest makers of gyroscopes for

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CES 2017: What to expect at the massive Las Vegas tech show

AdministratorDec 27,2016
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CES 2017 promises to live up to the Las Vegas expo’s reputation as the place to see what’s next in tech. Whether eye-popping TVs, futuristic cars, shiny mobile devices, mind-boggling virtual reality or amazing cameras, CES rarely disappoints when it comes to showcasing unbelievable tech. The official CES 2017 dates

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Build a 6LoWPAN wireless sensor network

AdministratorDec 20,2016
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The STM32 Open Development Environment provides developers with end-to-end solutions to explore and validate design concepts. Using a combination of ODE components, it’s now possible to build a wireless sensor network based on 6LoWPAN connectivity leveraging a wide range of sensor technologies and make sensor data accessible via the Internet

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Welcome to Microelectronicos!

AdministratorDec 17,2016
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Microelectronicos is an electronics design consulting company, specialized in electronic circuit design, PCB layout, Embedded Software and mechanical/industrial design. Our seasoned and experienced designers can guide you through the engineering design process and make your idea a product reality.

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Designing a USB battery charging device

AdministratorNov 28,2016
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Microelectronicos recently designed and prototype a USB-based battery charging device to allow mobile sensors to be charged from the computer in about 30 minutes. Using the latest technology in PMIC (Power Management Integrated Circuit) by Texas instruments we were able to design a very reliable product which is very cheap

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