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LED VU Meter with LM3916

Description LM3916 is a dedicated IC for VU LED meter. Unlike LM3915 which have 3dB step between voltage levels, the LM3916 have nonlinear steps: -20, -10, -7, -5, -3, -1, 0, +1, +2, +3db, just like old school analog VU meters. I saw in YouTube an interesting commercial LED VU meter, which imitates the needle …

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HIMAX AI DEVELOPMENT BOARD SUPPORTS TFLITE FOR MICROCONTROLLERS AT JUST $65

HIMAX AI DEVELOPMENT BOARD SUPPORTS TFLITE FOR MICROCONTROLLERS AT JUST $65

If you are looking for an AI development board that supports TensorFlow Lite for microcontrollers, then Himax has something that might interest you. This board claims to be the perfect solution for your machine vision and AI/ML based applications as it has support for TFLite. There are many existing AI development boards which are in the feather …

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FOENIX 21.5-INCH SMART TOUCH COMPUTER RUNS ON CORTEX-A35 BASED MEDIATEK MT8167A SOC

FOENIX 21.5-INCH SMART TOUCH COMPUTER RUNS ON CORTEX-A35 BASED MEDIATEK MT8167A SOC

Innocomm has made an early product announcement of a 21.5-inch open-frame touch computer – Foenix iCOM1019 Touch Console – that runs Android 8.1 or higher on a 1.5 quad-core Cortex-A35 MediaTek MT8167A. This is coming after the company launched two SoM modules: SB30 and SB50, based on the quad-core, Cortex-A35 based MediaTek i300 and octa-core -A73 and -A53 MediaTek …

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ACCURATE DIGITAL TEMPERATURE SENSOR MEET THE AMS AG AS6221

ACCURATE DIGITAL TEMPERATURE SENSOR? MEET THE AMS AG AS6221

Temperature sensors, alone, or on their own, have infinite applications, however, one of the challenges typically experienced with their use is the varying degree of accuracy obtainable with the sensors available in the market. Adding to the growing list of precision temperature sensors in the market, Austria based sensor manufacturer ASM AG recently introduced the AS6221 temperature sensor. The AS6221 is …

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RIVERDI HIGH BRIGHTNESS IPS TFT MODULES WITH MULTI-TOUCH, GESTURES, AND HIGH-PRECISION

RIVERDI HIGH BRIGHTNESS IPS TFT MODULES WITH MULTI-TOUCH, GESTURES, AND HIGH-PRECISION

We know Riverdi for its high-quality display solutions in home automation devices and even in industrial equipment. Riverdi has released the High Brightness IPS Thin-Film Transistor Modules in three different screen sizes. You might have seen the popular Newhaven 4.3″ EZ Grip IPS TFT Display, which is somewhat similar to this product. The company says, Riverdi High Brightness IPS TFT …

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6 GHz frequency modulated radar

Introduction I’ve for some time now wanted to do more RF design. Although I have taken some RF design courses, I haven’t actually made a single RF design before. But you can’t learn without doing and inspired by the MIT coffee can radar designed by Gregory Charvat, I figured that building a radar should be …

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ASUS TINKER BOARD 2 RECEIVES AN RK3399 UPGRADE

ASUS TINKER BOARD 2 RECEIVES AN RK3399 UPGRADE

Asus is looking forward to upgrading their open-spec, community-backed Tinker Board SBC with the new Tinker Board 2. It advances from a quad-core, Cortex-A17 Rockchip RK3288 to a Hexa-core -A72 and -A53 Rockchip RK3399. It comes with support for 4GB LPDDR4, GbE, WiFi/BT, optional 16GB eMMC, 3x USB, Type-C with DP, HDMI, and MIPI-DSI/CSI. Tinker Board 2 has 85 x 56mm dimensions and 40-pin …

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