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Metal Oxide Varistor
Metal Oxide Varistor

Metal Oxide Varistor (MOV) – Working, Application, Design Tips and Selection Guide

A Metal Oxide Varistor or MOV is the blue or orange-colored circular component that you can commonly spot on the AC Input side of any Power Supply Circuit.
Battery Separators – Types and Importance in the Performance of Battery
Battery Separators – Types and Importance in the Performance of Battery

Battery Separators – Types and Importance in the Performance of Battery

The basic building blocks of the battery involve an anode, cathode, and an electrolyte. Another important part of a battery that we take for granted is the battery separator.
How to choose a Battery
How to choose a Battery

How to Select a Battery for Your Next Project - Factors to consider

Batteries are the energy storage units of many devices that we come across every day; they are available in different forms, sizes, parameters, and shapes.
Bypass Capacitor and Decoupling Capacitor
Bypass Capacitor and Decoupling Capacitor

Decoupling Capacitors and Bypass Capacitors – Working, Applications and Differences

Capacitors are one of the most used passive components. From simple amplifier circuits to complex filter circuits you can find them being used in many analog and power electronic circuits.
TSM250-130 Dual channel PPTC for Overcurrent Protection in Telecom Equipment
TSM250-130 Dual channel PPTC for Overcurrent Protection in Telecom Equipment

TSM250-130 Dual channel PPTC for Overcurrent Protection in Telecom Equipment

Littelfuse, Inc has announced a new series (TSM250-130) of 250V PPTCs for over current protection in telecom and network equipments.
NCP3064 DC-DC Converter IC
NCP3064 DC-DC Converter IC

NCP3064 DC-DC Converter IC

NCP3064 is a monolithic DC-DC voltage converter IC mainly used for Boost or Buck operation. This IC can be found in low voltage power supplies or any portable voltage converters.
MCP1702 LDO Regulator
MCP1702 LDO Regulator

MCP1702: 250 mA Low Quiescent Current LDO Regulator

MCP1702 is low dropout voltage regulator that can deliver up to 250 mA of current while consuming only 2.0 µA of quiescent current and it has a low dropout voltage of 650mV.
MESFET
MESFET Operation and construction

An Overview of MESFET Construction, Applications and Types

The average person who dabbles in electronics might be familiar with BJTs (Bipolar Junction Transistor) and MOSFETs (Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor), some more experienced peo
ICL7660 Charge Pump DC-DC Converter IC
ICL7660 DC-DC Converter IC

ICL7660 Charge Pump DC-DC Converter IC

ICL7660 is a charge pump voltage converter IC used to invert the input voltage. This IC can be found in instrumentation and memory circuits. If you looking for low current dual supply voltage design then this IC is the correct choice.
What is an LDO Regulator and how does it work?
What is an LDO Regulator and how does it work?

What is an LDO Regulator and Important Parameters to Select an LDO

Low dropout regulator (LDO) is a simple and cost-effective voltage regulator to get a regulated output voltage from a higher input voltage. The special feature of an LDO is its ability to have a very low voltage drop across it when providing a regulated output voltage.