MicroSD performance on memory-constrained devices

By S de Wit
July 31, 2019 | Last updated: Aug 1, 2019

MicroSD cards. They are used in phones, cameras and all kinds of devices. A no-brainer to add some extra storage capacity to your project. They are advertised by their average read/write speed in MB/s. But there is a metric that is at least as important for certain applications: latency…

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Simulating a Bicycle

By Ingmar Jager
July 4, 2019 | Last updated: Jul 9, 2019

Recently we worked on a project where we needed to power custom electronics with electricity generated from cycling. To figure out what dynamo was most suitable for the job, we needed to characterize them in a repeatable manner.

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Quickly Updating Your BOM After Design Changes

By S de Wit
June 3, 2019 | Last updated: Jul 9, 2019

Updating the Bill Of Materials manually is tedious and error-prone, especially for PCB designs with many different components. The alternative is exporting a new BOM after every design change. The downside is that you will lose all manual edits, such as formatting or pricing information.

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