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Battery Powering Your Wearable Electronics

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EYE ON NPI – Digi-Key Electronics Innovation Handbook #EYEonNPI #DigiKey @DigiKey @Adafruit

Today’s EYE ON NPI is hittin’ guides – we’re including the Digi-Key Electronics Innovation Handbook (https://www.digikey.com/en/resources/innovation-handbook) today – which was just launched so it’s fresh as well as extremely brand-new. We just got ours in the mail!

The Digi-Key Innovation Handbook is your guide to maintaining some of the most highly referenced content from Digi-Key at your fingertips while giving you a lot of space to maintain your thoughts, tasks, and concepts handy. We highlight concepts, formulas, elements and also digital staples so you can describe them at any moment. From reference tables and also schematic symbols to resistors with Raspberry Pi’s the Innovation Handbook is the top place to try to find all your job needs. It likewise consists of over 120 grid-lined note pages for you to make use of any method you please. Obviously, we could not fit it all in guide so listed below you will certainly locate added details to go much more extensive right into each of the topics consisted of in the printed edition.

The Innovation Notebook has some overlapping details, yet is a lot more up to day. There’s likewise a lot of referral components – so if you simply need “a servo” or “an SMD red LED” there’s component numbers prepared to go for you to reference. I’m a big fan of that since there’s most definitely the most popular of each part, as well as for lots of manufacturers as well as beginners, they must just obtain that part rather than spending a whole lot of time in the Digi-Key search system.

In the front, there’s 40 web pages of layouts and also references, and after that there’s 120 gridded web pages, so it’s absolutely designed to be a scientific/design notebook, not simply a technical referral. Right currently it’s V1.0 of the publication, and also there’s possibly a great deal more stuff that they can include or boost. Please do not hesitate to send out comments, ideas and also future recommendations to support@maker.io to aid see to it the next version is also much better.

This note pad creates an excellent gift for any kind of pupil or manufacturer, as well as at a fantastic price. If you’ve obtained a cart going at Digi-Key, you can add one of these in – there’s hundreds of Innovation Notebooks in stock now (https://www.digikey.com/short/mf58fmj8) and also at least books aren’t affected by the part scarcity! If you want to look into the PDFs or other design resources, browse through https://www.digikey.com/en/resources/innovation-handbook for online tools, calculators, printouts as well as even more.

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How to keep your sensitive electronics safe!

Ever wonder why there are so many capacitors in power supplies? Or why I always put them on in projects on videos here? Well wonder no more because heres a video all about why capacitors are amazing and can save your butt!

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Ladyada interview with Paul Horowitz – The Art of Electronics @adafruit @electronicsbook

Ladyada meetings Paul Horowitz, co-author of the Art of Electronics.

https://www.adafruit.com/artofelectronics

Paul Horowitz is a Research Professor of Physics as well as of Electrical Engineering at Harvard University, where in 1974 he stemmed the Laboratory Electronics program where emerged The Art of Electronics. Along with his operate in circuit design and electronic instrumentation, his research passions have consisted of observational astrophysics, x-ray and also bit microscopy, and also optical interferometry. He is just one of the pioneers of the look for smart life beyond Earth (SETI). He is the writer of some 200 clinical short articles and also reports, has actually sought advice from widely for sector as well as government, and also is the developer of countless clinical and photographic instruments.

About The Book

We definitely enjoy The Art of Electronics by Paul Horowitz as well as Winfield Hill. So much so, our Ladyada (Limor Fried, founder and engineer of Adafruit) racked up an evaluation copy and also even gives her commendation on the back cover! Below’s what she had to state:

Engineers, hackers and also makers of all stripes, celebrate for the 3rd version … has actually been worth the wait! Loaded with bunches of tasty understanding to navigate electronics in both work as well as hobby. Take a day out to review a phase – you will learn points you really did not also understand you didn’t know.

Limor ‘Ladyada’ Fried, Adafruit Industries
The third edition attributes enough brand-new details that’s it’s worth purchasing. Here’s the description from the Art of Electronics people themselves:

At long last, below is the thoroughly modified and upgraded third edition of the hugely effective Art of Electronics. It is extensively approved as the best single reliable book on digital circuit style. In enhancement to new or improved coverage of many topics, the Third Edition includes: 90 oscilloscope screenshots highlighting the habits of working circuits; loads of graphs offering highly useful measured data of the type that’s typically hidden or left out in datasheets however which you require when creating circuits; 80 tables (detailing some 1650 active components), making it possible for intelligent choice of circuit components by detailing crucial qualities (both defined and measured) of readily available components. The brand-new Art of Electronics keeps the feeling of informality as well as simple gain access to that aided make the earlier versions so successful and prominent. It is a vital referral as well as the gold standard for any person, scientist or trainee, professional or amateur, that collaborates with electronic circuits.

Appear at a monstrous 1,470 web pages with 78 tables – so prepare yourself for a interesting and also extremely lengthy book club!

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The Decline of Hobby Electronics?

Last weeks episode is right here: https://youtu.be/hT0aG3SRpRY

In this weeks episode, we ask the inquiry, has there been a decline in leisure activity electronics given that the 1970’s & 80’s? For the individuals, it was tough to differentiate in between hobby & commercial electronic devices as well as the interpretation in between both techniques is blurred. Most of these interviews took location from 2011 onwards so lots of opinions I’m certain will have transformed over time. At the time, when asked why there was a decline several specified that it had not been actually a decline but instead a shift or modification within the industry. Manufacturing of consumer goods in Australia has actually quit, putting lots of suppliers of components closed. Those that remain feel it’s diminishing state, even today. They mention globalisation, the shift overseas for production, a change in technology that produces a divergence in between the type of components hobbyists use and that made use of by sector. Hobbyists still make use of the same type of components utilized in TELEVISION’s and other durable goods of the 1970’s while existing sector has seen a massive shift towards miniaturisation as well as now use surface area mounted parts nearly specifically. These “SMD’s” are positioned on boards by robots and also are difficult for human hands to utilize, not to mention a complete beginner. Some individuals state it is very vital for hobbyists to discover exactly how to solder SMD’s which actually, with the best expertise, it is extremely achievable. Numerous parts today are only made in SMD kind and also either require the hobbyist to find out exactly how to deal with them or depend on stores to make “components” which transform them right into a criterion with hole form, even more conveniently used by hobbyists on breadboards.

Nonetheless the perceived decline in electronic devices isn’t just blamed on miniaturisation however additionally as a result of the arrival of microcontrollers, area programmable gate varieties (FPGA’s), programmable reasoning tools (PLD’s), huge range incorporated chips (LSI’s). These solitary chip devices get rid of the requirement for numerous other components usually made use of in the 1970’s because they incorporate most of the typical exterior components within the same die. Serial user interfaces like UART, I2C and also SPI as well as special functions like Memory, PWM and also ADC’s are currently typically supplied in the one chip, making it feasible to make an item with a massive quantity of configurability and also capacity, with very couple of exterior components. With restricted “distinct” parts required, component providers have really felt the downturn in component need. If the components were to “dry up” in Australia, the inquiry is, would new individuals get over all the difficulty, slow-moving distribution, high price to also occupy the practice of electronic devices as a hobby in the future? This is most likely not special to Australia as well as numerous individuals around the globe probably remain in an extremely comparable setting. Please do not hesitate to sign up with the discussion and also leave your comments listed below.

In following weeks episode, we present a brand-new inquiry. Is Complexity and also Integration a major obstacle to entrance right into the art and also science of electronics?

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Adafruit Top Secret! September 18, 2019 #adafruit #TopSecret #electronics

The news from the Adafruit factory in New York. Broadcast September 18, 2019

We broadcast the weekly ASK an ENGINEER video show and this is the segment on items or concept products that may/might/could be introduced into the Adafruit store in the future (or not)! It’s not out yet, so please don’t ask questions or ask when it’ll be available….

Check out the Adafruit store for all the great products that are available and for coming soon products you can sign up to be notified when they are in stock. Visit the Adafruit shop online – http://www.adafruit.com

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SHOW AND TELL 9/18/19 LIVE! #adafruit #showandtell #electronics

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SHOW AND TELL 9/11/19 @adafruit #showandtell #diy #electronics

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Richard – HomeAssistant guide and smart dollhouse – robot rover w/micro:bit and CRICKIT – 12:32

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Battery Powering Your Wearable Electronics

Becky Stern gives you tips for choosing the perfect battery solution for your wearable electronics projects: https://learn.adafruit.com/battery-powering-wearable-electronics
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ASK an ENGINEER 7/24/19 LIVE! #ASKanENGINEER #adafruit #electronics

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ASK an ENGINEER 7/24/19 LIVE!
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