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MEET THE PX-HERO, AN ARM CORTEX-M0+ BASED DEVELOPMENT BOARD FOR EMBEDDED SYSTEMS EDUCATION

Piconomix, the South-Africa based Embedded systems development company, has launched a campaign on Crowdsupply for a new board called; PX-Hero. The PX-Her0 is a low-power ARM Cortex MO+ based development board that was developed for use in embedded education applications. The board comes with an ecosystem of tools including an open-source C library, and detailed documentation that is designed …

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L6983 38 V STEP-DOWN CONVERTER IS A SYNCHRONOUS MONOLITHIC STEP-DOWN REGULATOR

STMicroelectronics’ step-down converter is an easy to use synchronous monolithic step-down regulator STMicroelectronics L6983 Synchronous Step-Down Converter is an easy to use monolithic step-down regulator capable of delivering up to 3A DC to the load. The wide input voltage range makes the device suitable for a broad range of applications. The L6983 is based on a peak …

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ONIO.ZERO RISC-V MICROCONTROLLER FUNCTIONS ON HARVESTED ENERGY

ONiO, a Norwegian healthcare-focused Internet of Things (IoT) expert has unveiled ONiO.zero, an ultra-low-power RISC-V-based microcontroller capable of operating solely from harvested energy — without needing a battery, capacitor, or any other means of energy storage. The company says “ONiO.zero is an ultra-low-power wireless MCU that uses energy harvesting technology.” This indicates that the ONiO.zero solely functions on energy harnessed from its surroundings. With …

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BATBOT – THE BATTERY MONITOR THAT KEEPS YOU INFORMED

A vehicle and leisure battery monitor that alerts you remotely on your phone when the battery is about to be discharged beyond use. Batbot simply hooks up via two croc clips (provided) to the battery points under your vehicles bonet and can be secured in place with a cable tie. Once installed the device then …

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TEMPER: SLEEK TEMPERATURE SENSOR BUILT ON ESP8266

Meet Temper, a compact, low power temperature sensor based on ESP8266 and SHT30 with a large 13×7 pixel led display. It accesses WiFi periodically to display temperature and humidity data as well as battery percentage via the MQTT protocol. The device’s display uses three 74HC595 + 7 n-fets,  TP4054 to handle battery charging through a USB and MCP1700T LDO to power the ESP. For WiFi setup, Temper …

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NOVASOM LAUNCHES POE ADAPTERS DESIGNED TO THE IEEE802.2AX STANDARD

With the diffusion of the IoT (Internet of things) and the numbers of Wi-Fi and wireless nodes continuing to grow together the applications requiring power (more than you can do with a battery and/or an ultra-low consumption node), the idea of using only one cable to bring connectivity and power – especially to a large number of …

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ST-5S SMART TWEEZERS™ FOR ON-BOARD L/C/R MEASUREMENTS AND PCB TESTING

This intelligent measurement tool is a new type of handheld LCR meter that can quickly test, identify, and measure board-mounted surface-mount and leaded devices without the need to remove them from a circuit board. Saelig Company, Inc. has introduced the ST-5S Smart Tweezers™ for on-board inductance, capacitance, and resistance measurements and PCB testing.  The ST-5S tweezers are a …

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5.84″ INCH E-PAPER ANDROID SMARTPHONE PROMISES UP TO 10-DAY BATTERY LIFE

A number of smartphone manufacturers have, for a while, been experimenting with E-paper displays with phones like the Hisense A2 and Yota’s Yotaphone 1 and 2 implementing an e-paper based display as a secondary screen. While the use of e-paper displays brought advantages like extended battery life, and reduced pressure on the eyes in bright lights, for phones like …

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BUCK-BOOST BATTERY CHARGE CONTROLLER WITH MPPT AND I2C

The LT8491 from Analog Devices is a buck-boost switching regulator battery charge controller that implements a constant-current constant-voltage (CCCV) charging profile used for most battery types, including sealed lead-acid (SLA), flooded, gel and lithium-ion. Applications are expected to include solar powered battery chargers (see simplified schematic above), multiple types of lead-acid battery charging, Li-ion battery chargers, battery-equipped industrial or …

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INKPLATE 6 IS A PROGRAMMABLE KINDLE E-PAPER DISPLAY

If you have ever wondered if there could be a better use for old Kindle screens, then you have to check out the new e-paper display made by e-radionica. The Inkplate 6 is made from recycled Amazon kindle screens. E-paper or electronic paper is an invention which has provided a solution to a pressing problem; blue light. E-papers …

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