All About Soldering

Soldering

Soldering

Soldering is the process of molding metal objects together without completely melting them. Soldering can be used in a wide variety of circumstances, including plumbing, electrical work, and jewelry making. This is usually done with a soldering iron.

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An Introduction to Voltage Regulators

Voltage Regulators

Voltage Regulators

A voltage regulator is found in electronic devices, and it is used to maintain the voltage of the power source so that it stays within acceptable limits. Voltage regulators are designed several different ways – it could be a simple “feed-forward” design, it may include negative feedback control loops, or it could use an electromechanical mechanism, or electronic components. Also, voltage regulators may be used to regulate one or more AC or DC voltages, depending on the design.

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Selecting the Correct LED Color

Information on infrared, UV, & white LEDs

LED Color

LED Color

LED lights have become vastly popular and have gained worldwide recognition over the last decade or so.  LEDs have countless uses and are quickly becoming a favored choice for light sources. These lights are extremely reliable due to their long lasting power and brightness. LEDs are also very environmentally friendly. All of these characteristics combined are what makes LED lights the number one choice for many people when it comes to using them for projects, electronics, household needs, etc. LEDs are so reliable, in fact, that they are currently used to light up the world’s tallest spherical building. (the Globen Arena)

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An Introduction to Resistors

Resistors

Resistors

For those who work closely and have dealt with electronic components on a regular basis, the word resistor may not have any kind of significant meaning.  Their function, as well as their capabilities and wide range of uses, may just be common known knowledge. But to someone who does not have much experience within the electronics world, resistors and their uses can be a bit confusing. Here is some valuable, general information about resistors.

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