The MSP430FR2633 is a low-power microcontroller with multiple GPIOs and capacitive touch pins. This project creates a circuit that supports a custom capacitive touch panel with LED and haptic feedback.
January 12, 2018 by Mark Hughes
In this article, we discuss another methodology of how to model ADCs in system simulations, this time by using the effective number of bits and also adjusting our ADC by introducing a 5th order polynomial to the ideal quantizer input.
21 hours ago by Wes Brodsky
In this article, we'll discuss the requirements for an analog IQ modulator and demodulator, and then the requirements for DACs and ADCs used at baseband (for an analog IQ approach) and for DACs and ADCs used at RF (for a digital IQ approach).
4 days ago by Wes Brodsky
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.
About 6 days ago by Ryan Sheahen, Littelfuse
Leveraging board-level cameras offer a variety of benefits. To help identify the right mix of features and design elements, here are some factors to consider when selecting and designing in an embedded machine vision camera.
February 11, 2021 by Brian Cha, FLIR
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
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