Learning Basic Arduino Programming – Tutorial for the Newcomers

In this tutorial we learn how to do basic Arduino programming through example codes and sample programs. This tutorial can be an extremely valuable course for all the newcomers who wish to grasp the basics through easy, understandable language. Introduction According to wikipedia a microcontroller is equivalent to a mini computer built inside a single … Read moreLearning Basic Arduino Programming – Tutorial for the Newcomers

How to Design a Flyback Converter – Comprehensive Tutorial

A flyback configuration is the preferred topology in SMPS application designs mainly because it guarantees complete isolation of the output DC from the input mains AC. Other features include low manufacturing cost, simpler design and uncomplicated implementation. The low current DCM version of flyback converters which include output specification lower than 50 watt are more … Read moreHow to Design a Flyback Converter – Comprehensive Tutorial

0-40V Adjustable Power Supply Circuit – Construction Tutorial

This multipurpose general purpose supply generates as much as 2.5 amps from zero to 20 volts or up to 1.25 amps from 0-40 volts. Current limiting is variable within the entire range for either output options. By Trupti Patil Power Supply Main Specifications:   AN IDEAL POWER SUPPLY must provide a voltage that is variable … Read more0-40V Adjustable Power Supply Circuit – Construction Tutorial

How Electret Microphones Work – Full Tutorial and Diagram

The post explains how electret microphone devices work, through appropriate diagrams and formulas. What’s a Microphone A microphone is a device designed for transforming weak sound vibrations into tiny electrical pulses, which can be then amplified through a power amplifier over a loudspeaker for achieving a louder reproduction of the sound. The most common and … Read moreHow Electret Microphones Work – Full Tutorial and Diagram

Power Factor Correction (PFC) Circuit – Tutorial

The post details the different methods of configuring a power factor correction circuit or a PFC circuit in SMPS designs, and explains the best practice options for these topologies so that it complies with the modern PFC restriction guidelines. Designing efficient power supply circuits have never been easy, however in the course of time researchers … Read morePower Factor Correction (PFC) Circuit – Tutorial

How Thyristors (SCR) Work – Tutorial

Basically an SCR ( Silicon Controlled Rectifier) which is also known by the name Thyristor works quite like a transistor. What  SCR Stands for The device gets its name (SCR) due to its multi layered semiconductor internal structure which refers to the “silicon” word in the beginning of its name. The second part of the … Read moreHow Thyristors (SCR) Work – Tutorial