This article shows how to implement an analog PID controller, including adjusting of the angular position of a DC motor shaft, editing the design to control its speed, and tuning PID parameters for reliable performance.
August 14, 2018 by Mahmoud Hamdy, Brightskies Technologies
The space race of the cold war saw the US and Russia develop a wide range of aerospace technologies. But a new race is about to begin, mostly among corporations, and the winner will unlock the power of the quantum computing realm.
July 31, 2018 by Robin Mitchell
In the world of power, control monitoring is incredibly important for functional as well as safety reasons. And with the demand rising for GUIs in even the most basic products, it comes as no surprise that current microcontrollers are struggling to meet this demand. Microchip has announced its latest family of devices, the dsPIC33CH, that aims to tackle this!
June 25, 2018 by Robin Mitchell
This article outlines traditional half-duplex RS-485 configurations and then presents new alternatives for simplifying the control interface by eliminating the required control lines and software control code.
May 29, 2018 by Bonnie Baker, Maxim Integrated
Small batteries increase the need for low power use, efficient design. In this News Brief, we take a look at the STSPIN32F0A programmable motor controller from ST Micro.
October 22, 2017 by Heather Hamilton-Post