When developing lighting and indicator devices, surface mounted diode (SMD) LEDs offer a variety of benefits. Learn the options available—including multi-color SMD LEDs—and the advantages they provide.
February 16, 2023 by Mario Davila and Alan Sanchez, VCC
From mechanical latches and liquid flow restrictors to the earliest radio tuners and volume adjusters, rotary controls have been a mainstay of effective interface design. Learn more about rotary controls for modern hardware interfaces.
February 02, 2022 by Max Burk, ALMAX
This article explores using PSpice for TI to simulate potential causes for parasitic effects in a motor-drive design and offers design tips to mitigate the negative effects common with high-power motor-drive systems.
February 04, 2021 by Matt Hein, Texas Instruments
This article explores components that protect and control their circuits in smart home security applications, specifically components for protecting wired and wireless security cameras and wired doorbell cameras.
December 22, 2020 by Ryan Sheahen, Littelfuse
This article offers an overview of the various component options for smart meter design and how they can improve the operation of the meters into which they are designed.
December 04, 2018 by Philippe Di Fulvio, Littelfuse Inc
In any high voltage and electrical noise system, the electrostatic discharge (ESD) immunity, an important aspect of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), is a key consideration in choosing a galvanic isolation device.
November 15, 2018 by Miller Henley
As system designers search for power efficient signal conditioning components, they may find that there are very few ICs available under 100 μA supply current and even fewer that include a small package variant.
April 18, 2017 by David Plourde, Analog Devices