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Digital Potentiometer
Digital Potentiometer

How does Digital Potentiometers work, why and where should you use them?

A potentiometer is a variable resistor that can be used in a circuit to control resistance, current, and voltage through a circuit to attain a certain output, we already know the…
Heat Shrink Tubing and Sleeves
Heat Shrink Tubing and Sleeves

All you need to Know about Heat Shrink Tubing and Sleeves

Heat shrink tubing is the method of covering or encasing the wires or cables in an insulating tube for protecting the wires from external disturbances. The Heat Shrink Tubing can…
Different Types of Inductors
Different Types of Inductors

Different Types of Inductors and Their Applications

There are only three basic components in any electronic circuit design- resistor, capacitor, and inductor. We have already covered the introduction to a resistor and its different…
Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR)
Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

SCR (Silicon Controlled Rectifiers) - Introduction, Working and Applications in Power Electronics

The term SCR stands for silicon controlled rectifier which is one of the most important members of the thyristor family. It is more popular than the other Thyristors like TRIAC,…
Carbon Film Resistors Vs Metal Film Resistors
Carbon Film Resistors Vs Metal Oxide Film Resistors

Carbon Film Vs Metal Film Resistors

Invented in the year 1959 by Boykin, Resistors are widely used in almost all electronic circuits today. Resistors can be defined as a device that resists the flow of current…
TRIAC – Symbol, Construction, Working with Application Circuits
TRIAC – Symbol, Construction, Working with Application Circuits

Understanding TRIAC Working with Application Circuits

The word TRIAC can be expanded as a TRIode for Alternating Current. While other power electronic switches like MOSFET, IGBT, etc are used for switching/controlling DC power, the…
Most Popular Development Boards
Most Popular Development Boards

Most Popular Development Boards of 2019

Microcontrollers are everywhere these days, if you look around your home, your car or work environment you will find them working silently under the hood and serving their purpose…
DIAC – Symbol, Construction, Working with Application Circuits
DIAC – Symbol, Construction, Working with Application Circuits

Understanding DIAC Working with Application Circuits

The most popular and commonly used Power Electronic Switching Devices are the BJT, MOSFET , and IGBT. But when it comes to switching AC waveforms, we can frequently notice the…
Difference Between Active and Passive Components
Active Component VS Passive Components

Difference between Active components and Passive components

All Electronic components can be broadly classified into two classes, namely Active Components and Passive components. These components are diametrically different from each other…
Different Types of IC Packages
Different Types of IC Packages

Different Types of IC Packages and How to Select One

From bulky vacuum tubes to compact SMD ICs, there has been a lot of transition in the way electronics components appeared or packaged. Manufacturers are constantly working to…