• Polymer Capacitor Quiz

    Polymer Capacitor Quiz Test your polymer capacitor knowledge on how they achieve benefits such as a low ESR, improved stability, and greater tolerance for high ripple currents. Passive Components | Experimenting with ...
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  • Inductors Quiz

    Inductors Quiz sponsored by Quiz | Experimenting with Inductors | In-depth on Inductors with KEMET Video | Inductors & Solenoids Video | Homepage   This is a 25-question quiz focusing on information ...
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  • Help identifying this part please, can't find a replacement

    Can anyone help me identify this part? I think it's actually a resolver rather than an encoder. It's from a radio stack for a flight sim, made by Precision Flight Controls. I have a couple that are snapped and some ...
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  • Information on the clear connection film to an LCD display

    I have recently been asked by a friend andriu011   how to improve the connection of the clear film ribbon between a glass LCD display and a circuit board. Frankly I do not even know the technical name of thi...
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  • How can I deal with resistors when I'm colorblind?

    Hey guys, Mike Wiltrout here.  I believe many of you may know my father, John Wiltrout.   This really is not much of an introduction post, but it is my first on E-14.  It is picture laden so I apologiz...
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  • How Do I Replace a 5 Pin Volume Control (Potentiometer/Variable Resistor)?

    Hi, this is my first post so please forgive me if this is in the wrong place entirely. I am currently working on a control panel for my audio and video devices about my room. I have two video inputs, one output. Thre...
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  • Male/female pin converter?

    Hi everyone, First, this is my first post in element14 so I don't know if there is a better subforum for my question - if there is, then mods please move it there.   I'm trying to find some pin converters, by w...
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  • Experimenting with Inductors: About the Competition

    Experimenting with Inductors About Competition | Blogging | Example Application | The Prizes | The Judges | Terms & Conditions | The Challengers | In-depth on Inductors with KEMET Video | Inductors & Solenoid...
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  • Replacing hole thru to surface mount

    Hi Can you find a good replacement for:     2700pF 1.6KV PP B32671L1272J000     Regards
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  • Why are the Triac Snubber Resistors Failing in this circuit.

    I have recently been repairing power supply / control circuit boards for a small machine that cuts tape to a specified length. Here is a picture of the circuit board in question along with my notes so far:   &#...
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  • How to test this transformer?

    Hi, I need help testing an inverter board transformer, I don't have much experience with this type of transformer and I'm not sure how to test it, I will be forever grateful for any suggestions. the part is: TM-09175...
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  • SMD Reference Book

    Tonight I was researching a circuit board which was populated with many surface mount devices. I decided to try to identify some of the devices using the meager markings supplied coupled with test procedures. Here is ...
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  • Poll: Do You Know The Scientists Who Developed Classical Electromagnetic Theory?

    Classical electromagnetic theory explains how electromagnetic forces interact with charges and currents based on a Newtonian model.   Here's the poll question:   In 1820 _________ discovered that when an e...
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  • Inductors Quiz Resource

    Inductors Quiz Resource sponsored by Homepage | Return to Quiz   Question 1: High-Frequency Magnetic Components by Marian K. Kazimierczuk Question 2: RF Power Amplifiers by Marian K. Kazimierczuk Question 3...
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  • What Resistor Feature Do You Consider Now that You Didn't Think About 10 Years Ago?

    What Resistor Feature Do You Consider Now that You Didn't Think About 10 Years Ago?
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  • Finding the Most Accurate Capacitance Measurement

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  • Design Challenge Preview: Are You Ready To Experiment with Inductors?

    I guess my Poll: Do You Know The Scientists Who Developed Classical Electromagnetic Theory? and the newly launched Inductors Quiz probably were hints that something else was coming up for the community on the topic of...
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  • what are DFM considerations for SMD Component placement on both side of PCB

    I am designing tiny flight controller for smartphone controlled plane and drone... rev-0 of the same is approx 5cm x 5cm and all components on top as per pic below.. now I am trying to reduce size and weight of fli...
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  • Light Dependant Resistor Camera LDRCam)

    Vision Thing Enter Your Project for a chance to win an Oscilloscope Grand Prize Package for the Most Creative Vision Thing Project! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll &...
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  • Choosing a capacitor? Ripple current capability matters as much as Farads

    by Derick Stephens, KEMET Corporation   Selecting capacitors for decoupling and filtering in power circuits may seem like a basic chore for electronics designers. Getting it right, however, can critically influen...
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