2017-07-14 - Rayleigh Lan, Antonio Manenti

Snubber design: Choosing the proper Rsnb value

The value of the optimum snubber resistor is mathematically derived using the analysis in the frequency domain, leading to a…

2017-07-14 - Rayleigh Lan, Antonio Manenti

Choosing proper Csnb value for snubber design

One approach to find the optimum value for Csnb is to follow a rigorous mathematical approach. A different approach consists…

2017-07-14 - Rayleigh Lan, Antonio Manenti

How to determine snubber’s optimum values

A new proposed method provides a better tuned circuit that always leads to a solution that meets the design specification…

2017-07-10 - Cirrus Logic

Voice capture kit improves interactions with Alexa

Cirrus Logic’s echo cancellation technology allows the user to interrupt loud music playback and Alexa responses, so Alexa can respond…

2017-07-06 - Brian Dipert

Tear Down: Edimax EW-7438RPn extender, access point, Ethernet bridge

The Edimax EW-7438RPn is a 2.4GHz-only "N300" Wi-Fi device that can operate as a wireless network extender, access point or…

2017-06-29 - Brian King

Tweaking cross-regulation with synchronous rectifiers

Synchronous rectifiers help alleviate peak-charging impact issue by forcing current to flow in both windings for the entire 1-D period,…

2017-06-29 - EDN Asia

USB Type-C controllers operate up to 22V

The ICs simplify choices for designers, with one device dedicated to controlling downstream-facing ports (DFP) and one that can handle…

2017-06-28 - EDN Asia

Expansion shield offers additional I/O functions

The CleOIO-Shield is an input/output expansion shield that connects directly to the NerO system controller board, according to Bridgetek.

2017-06-27 - Rick Merritt

Javascript framework catches on with developers

Facebook's React Native is a single Javascript framework that developers are increasingly using to write programmes for the web, Apple’s…

2017-06-22 - EDN Asia

Embedded SRAM achieves low standby power

By applying a reverse bias for standby mode the leakage current is reduced by three orders of magnitude to 13.7nW/Mbit,…