Best EE calculators

Sierra Circuits calculators

🔝🔝🔝 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐄𝐄 𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐝 As a freelancing engineer, I’ve always been searching for precise and reliable tools that can aid in my design process. The internet is teeming with electrical engineering calculators, each claiming to offer

Thin component layout

Thin component layout board

📄📄📄 𝐀 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐞 𝐏𝐂𝐁 𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐭 Recently, I was tasked with designing a 𝗡𝗼𝗶𝘀𝗲 𝗔𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗲𝗿 where the top layer component profile had to be as thin as possible. It’s not just about choosing low-profile components, but also considering their


PCB layout is like Tetris

🧱🧱🧱 𝑷𝑪𝑩 𝒍𝒂𝒚𝒐𝒖𝒕 𝒋𝒐𝒃 𝒊𝒔 𝒍𝒊𝒌𝒆 𝒂 𝑻𝑬𝑻𝑹𝑰𝑺 𝒈𝒂𝒎𝒆 Have you ever found yourself engrossed in a game of #tetris, strategically placing bricks, optimizing space, and ensuring there aren’t any unnecessary gaps? Believe it or not, #PCBlayout feels a lot

DIN-rail industrial node

DIN-rail industrial node

🏭🏭🏭 𝐃𝐈𝐍-𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐥 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐧𝐨𝐝𝐞 As a freelancing engineer, I constantly challenge myself to create designs that offer versatility and power. Recently, I embarked on an exciting journey: 🚀 Designing a DIN-rail compatible control and communication node

Manufacturing story

Manufacturing story

🚁🚁🚁 𝐓𝐨𝐲 𝐝𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐟𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐫 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 Here’s a brief breakdown of the steps I follow to transform a bare board into a fully assembled PCB: 1️⃣ 𝗦𝗼𝗹𝗱𝗲𝗿 𝗣𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗲 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 (Top Layer): A precise manual (stencil) solder paste application on

Active EMI filter

Active EMI filter by TI

💡💡💡 Let’s talk about 𝐀𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐍𝐨𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 (𝐀𝐍𝐂) 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐱𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐠𝐧𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐜 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 (𝐄𝐌𝐂) In the simplest terms, ANC is the technique of reducing unwanted noise by adding a second sound specifically designed to cancel the first. In the

Enter group in KiCAD

Enter group tool in KiCAD

🎩🎩🎩 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐄𝐝𝐢𝐭 𝐚 𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐩 𝐦𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐢𝐂𝐀𝐃 Have you ever struggled with accessing and editing properties of individual elements within a group in #kicad? Enter the „Enter Group“ tool from the contextual menu of the particular group.