2016-06-10 - Peter Demchenko

LED current regulator features low dropout

Read about a circuit that regulates the current through one or more LEDs, making it almost independent of supply voltage.

2016-06-09 - Derek Vanditmars

Add manual reset to standard three-pin-reset supervisor

By simply incorporating a couple of resistors, a capacitor, and a pushbutton switch, you can transform a standard three-pin-reset supervisor…

2016-06-09 - Mark Patrick

Enabling smarter power conversion, management

There is an opportunity for the IoT to play a crucial role in meeting energy efficiency targets by enabling greater…

2016-06-08 - Grant Smith

Current mirror boosts PWM regulator’s performance

Here is how to reduce Miller Effect to enhance an SMPS' performance and reduce component count.

2016-06-08 - Susanne Nell

Inexpensive current monitor tracks high dc currents

Here's a cheap, low-power current-measurement circuit that's useful for measurements of modest accuracy.

2016-06-08 - Texas Instruments

40A converter touts true differential remote-voltage sensing

The SWIFT TPS548D22 DC/DC converter contains a small PowerStack package and integrated MOSFETs to drive ASICs and DSPs in space-constrained…

2016-06-08 - Susan Nordyk

24W flyback regulator simplifies DC/DC converter design

Linear Tech’s LT8304 samples the isolated output voltage directly from the primary-side flyback waveform, eliminating the need for an optoisolator…

2016-06-07 - Christian Rausch

Utilise CFL ballast to drive LEDs

Learn how you can use a CFL-ballast IC for driving a string of as many as 64 LEDs. A ballast…

2016-06-06 - Fran Hoffart

Charging supercaps to 7V from USB power

Read about a switching regulator that charges three supercapacitors and provides input-current limiting.

2016-06-06 - Gy Xu

MCU programmer taps power from PC’s serial port

Even with the serial port's limited capacity, serial-port power can still be a convenient power source for today's electronics. Here's…