After blinking a LED, say hello to more diodes: power rectifier, Zener, TVS, PIN switch, PIN resistor, Schottky, varactor, photodetector, MOV, and DIAC.
What are they for?
A silkscreen-layer arrow is the best way to mark diode polarity. Not a dot. Not a stripe. Use an arrow.
I often get questions about how much power can be safely dissipated in a surface mount…
What’s the problem?
What’s the problem? Often times, electrical engineers design boards with thin traces and narrow spacing between traces for the sake of reducing the size of the board. If these fall below a certain threshold, the…
We’re excited to announce a Series A led by Lux with participation from SoftTech, AME, and existing investor Bolt.