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
This article details the problems encountered when trying to maximize channel count, discusses the traditional method used to control a group of switches and the associated drawbacks, presents the solution offered by SPI controlled analog switches, and introduces the SPI controlled ADI precision switches.
May 23, 2017 by Stephen Nugent, Analog Devices
Soldering surface mount components by hand can be done, but reflow soldering in an oven is much quicker and produces more consistent results. Building a microprocessor controlled reflow oven is well within the abilities and budget of many hobbyists.
February 05, 2016 by Charles R. Hampton
In the systems where custom sensors are required, it's imperative that the designer quantifies the environmental, mechanical, electrical, and magnetic parameters of the entire system so that a sensor which meets those operating conditions can be selected.
January 14, 2016 by Gwenn Gmeinder, Littelfuse
The FRDM-K64F is a development platform which utilises the MK64FN1M0VLL12 microcontroller. This tutorial includes how to download a simple blinky example onto the FRDM-K64F using the ARM mbed online IDE and KEIL MDK. Details of the GPIO module configuration are included.
December 17, 2015 by Elliott Smith