With so many power tool options, designing for compatibility can be a struggle. Learn more about this challenge leveraging metal–oxide–semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs).
March 31, 2022 by Charles Keefer, Allegro MicroSystems
Concerning the Internet of Things (IoT), especially Industrial IoT (IIoT) devices, power consumption can be a major hurdle. To overcome this challenge, linear regulators and buck converters can be beneficial.
December 23, 2021 by Brandon Becker, ROHM Semiconductor
In this Industry Article, we'll discuss PoE (Power over Ethernet) standards and power sourcing equipment (PSE), using office Internet of Things (IoT) devices as an example application.
November 16, 2021 by Rich Fry, TDK Corporation of America
In this installation of the "Protect Your Ports! Top Design Tips to Keep Your Communications Connected" series, we'll discuss low-speed interfaces and power supply circuits—including audio/video ports, DC power supplies, and more—as well as various methods of how to protect them.
July 11, 2021 by Todd Phillips, Littelfuse
This article provides an introduction to microcontroller power management concepts. The NXP i.MX RT500 family of crossover MCUs will be used to provide examples of how these power management concepts can be employed by embedded developers in their applications.
July 08, 2021 by Alejandra Guzman, NXP Semiconductors
Learn about multi-threaded programs, developing applications using the XOS real-time operating system, resource sharing with semaphores, and how NXP's i.MX RT500 family of microcontrollers help engineers design DSP-enabled smart devices.
June 24, 2021 by Jason Tseng, NXP Semiconductors
This article discusses some concepts for ensuring motion detector designs will be robust to external disturbances by presenting an infrared detector assembly that can significantly reduce the parts count and improve product performance and reliability.
February 23, 2021 by Ryan Sheahen, Littelfuse
Stepper motors work well in a wide range of applications but can struggle with torque ripple and current distortion issues. Learn about QuietStep, a proprietary algorithm from Allegro MicroSystems, as a possible solution.
February 02, 2021 by Dan Jacques, Allegro MicroSystems
This article provides designers with recommendations for protection and low-power control components for power outlet design that both prevent overloads from damaging sensitive circuitry and maximize device efficiency.
January 26, 2021 by Ryan Sheahen, Littelfuse