Connector boss

Connector boss = connector body pole

🔌 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫 „𝐁𝐨𝐬𝐬“: 𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠, 𝐍𝐨𝐭 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 🤗👷‍♂️ We often talk about the „𝐁𝐨𝐬𝐬“ as someone in charge of us, but in the world of connectors, the term „𝐁𝐨𝐬𝐬“ has a different meaning. Connector manufacturers like JST Corporation / Sales

Controllers vs Converters

Differences between DCDC controllers and converters

🔋🔋🔋𝐔𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐊𝐞𝐲 𝐃𝐢𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐁𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐃𝐂-𝐃𝐂 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬 ⚡ When working with power supply designs, you’ll often come across two terms: DC-DC controllers and converters. While they may sound similar, they serve different purposes and have unique characteristics. Let’s

Hercules microcontrollers

Hercules microcontrollers

𝐄𝐦𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐞 𝐒𝐚𝐟𝐞𝐭𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐑𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐇𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐞𝐬/𝐑𝐌𝟒𝟔 𝐌𝐂𝐔 𝐅𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐲 𝐛𝐲 𝐓𝐞𝐱𝐚𝐬 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 🔐 When it comes to safety-critical applications, choosing the right microcontroller (MCU) is crucial. The Hercules/RM46 MCU family by Texas Instruments is specifically designed to meet the stringent

KiCAD 7 Symbol values

KiCAD 7 symbol values

🎩🎩🎩 𝐊𝐢𝐂𝐀𝐃 𝐕𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝟕: 𝐄𝐧𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐝 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐒𝐲𝐦𝐛𝐨𝐥 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐁𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐃𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝐅𝐥𝐞𝐱𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 ⚙️ #KiCAD has always been a popular choice among hardware design engineers, and with the release of Version 7, it’s even more powerful! One of the standout features

-Q1 components by Texas Instruments

-Q1 qualified components by Texas Instruments

💡💡💡𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐞𝐱𝐚𝐬 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬‘ 𝐑𝐨𝐛𝐮𝐬𝐭 -𝐐𝟏 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐅𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐀𝐮𝐭𝐨𝐦𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐀𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 🚗 As a hardware design engineer, you’re likely no stranger to the Texas Instruments component families. But have you explored their impressive lineup of -Q1 components? These parts

Test-driven HW design – part three

Test-driven HW design method part 3

🎩🎩🎩 𝐓𝐞𝐬𝐭-𝐝𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐧 𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐝𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐥𝐨𝐩𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 – You need a tool to control tasks and their requirements for better collaboration. 𝗞𝗮𝗻𝗯𝗮𝗻 𝗯𝗼𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀 are that tool. As a hardware development freelancer, I’ve discovered the immense value of using Kanban boards like Trello to

Test-driven HW design – part two

Test-driven HW design method part 2

🎩🎩🎩 𝐌𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐛𝐨𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐯𝐢𝐬𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐬 The first tool involved in the Test-driven HW development method is 𝗮 𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺 𝗼𝗳 𝗮 𝘃𝗶𝘀𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗰𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗯𝗼𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺. Mood boards are not only for designers and creatives. They can also play a