Tag Archives: led

Review: TI’s High-Power LED Driver Evaluation Board

On my desktop, I keep a list of miscellaneous parts I’d like to buy at some point (e.g. power resistors, laser diodes, etc).  Parts not destined for any specific project, just things that I’d like to toy with.  Well for … Continue reading

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No no, you’ve got it backwards.

A lot of things in this world just aren’t easily reversible. And no, I’m not referring to the strict definition of thermodynamic reversible processes. What I mean is that many conversions (energy, chemical, etc.) and systems cannot be readily reversed. … Continue reading

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So You Want to Use PWM, Eh?

Pulse-width modulation. It probably sounds a little confusing if you’re new to electronics. Kindof a word mashup, really. What do pulses, width, and modulation have to do with each other anyway? I remember first learning about PWM during my freshman … Continue reading

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