Tech news tagged ‘dc dc converter’

Two leds for one

That push button bistable I have still yet to get going is part of an attempt to replace an led in an existing lamp with a choice of two.

I thought I would reveal the rest of my circuit for scrutiny.

The idea is that the whole circuit connects directly…

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An Engineer in Wonderland – An 0.7V microcontroller

Last year around this time, Silicon Labs introduced C8051F9xx – a microcontroller family capable of operation down to 0.9V, and up to 3.6V. The core does not actually run at 0.9V, there is an in-built boost converter. Atmel has gone one better, or maybe just 0.2…

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