Monthly Archives: February 2012

Multisim Circuit Explorer

Today’s goodie is an iPad app. A cool iPad app, designed for iPad not “iPad compatible”. It is from National Instruments: Multisim Circuit Explorer.

Weller WD 1000M Review

There are good tools and poor tools. Weller WD 1000 M is a state-of-art quality instrument that looks good, feels good, has a plethora of gimmicks and is a pleasure to work with. Let’s find out some more about my new soldering station.

MAX17058, MAX17059: 1-Cell/2-Cell Li+ ModelGauge ICs

The MAX17058/MAX17059 ICs are tiny fuel gauges for lithium-ion (Li+) batteries in handheld and portable equipment. The MAX17058 operates with a single Li+ cell and the MAX17059 with two Li+ cells in series…

Step by Step Measurement Handbook for Power MOSFET

A customized Application Test Library is created for testing the specifications introduced in this measurement handbook. They can be downloaded from the Agilent web site.

RFM12B Command Calculator for Mac

Inspired by this project for RFMB12 and needing a similar one for my Mac, I started to build one myself: Next – a version for iPad. Stay tuned. 😉

Agilent InfiniiVision 2000 X-Series Oscilloscopes Programmer’s Guide

Keysight’sAgilent’s InfiniiVision 2000 X-Series Oscilloscopes Programmer’s Guide is highly recommended for anyone interested in remotely controlling KeysightAgilent InfiniiVision 2000 X-Series Oscilloscopes. Via back USB slot. For example: Unfortunately, the [remote] control is limited only to Win PCs. AFAIK. Have to write a review soon about the cool KeysightAgilent Connection Expert, the client app installed together with the KeysightAgilent …

Breakout board for RFM12B prototypes

Today I started to complete the design of the RF12B Breakout Board for various prototyping.

Dummy Load Prototype

Started a new project inspired by here, here (polish) and here. Currently assessing using IRF830 for the N-Channel MOSFET component of the design.

OpAmps for Everyone

A very thorough and useful reference produced by Ron Mancini at Texas Instruments. A must read for anyone takes OpAmps seriously: “OpAmps for Everyone”