Category Archives: Electronics

An electronic component is any component in an electronic system either active or passive. Components are connected together, usually by being soldered to a printed circuit board (PCB), to create an electronic circuit with a particular function. We cover information on the various components in this category.

Understanding Surge Handling in Film Capacitors for High Power Inverters

Introduction In the world of high power inverters, managing electrical surges is a critical challenge. Film capacitors, particularly those with a capacity of up to 10μF and a rating of 1kV, play a vital role in addressing this challenge. This article explores the mechanisms by which these capacitors handle surges without degrading, thereby ensuring reliability […]

Wired for Success: The Intricate World of Wiring Harnesses from Design to Deployment

Wiring harnesses, intricate yet essential components of modern technology, play a crucial role across various industries. Let’s explore their journey from design to production, highlighting their connection types and wire varieties, and examining the industries that rely on them. The Genesis: Design Our story begins in the realm of design. Engineers and designers collaborate, using […]

The History of Capacitors: A Journey Through Electrical Energy Storage

Capacitors are ubiquitous components in today’s electronic devices, providing a vital role in storing and managing electrical energy. From powering the ignition systems in early automobiles to filtering noise in modern microelectronics, capacitors have a rich history that reflects the evolution of electrical engineering and technology. Let’s embark on a journey through time to explore […]

The Resilience of Through-Hole PCB Assembly in Industrial Applications

In the fast-paced world of electronics manufacturing, surface-mount technology (SMT) has become the dominant method for assembling printed circuit boards (PCBs). However, despite the growing popularity of SMT, through-hole PCB assembly remains a crucial and indispensable technique, especially for industrial customers. This article explores the enduring importance of through-hole PCB assembly in industrial applications. One […]

Where There is Smoke. There is Nostalgia.

We have some things cooking… and speaking off cooking. The sights and smells of vintage electronics are nostalgic. You can, if you have been into electronics for sometime, smell this photo just from looking at it. That varnish of yesteryear on brown and maroon colored breadboards reminds us of our humble beginnings. And with time […]

MOSFET: A Different Type of Transistor

A MOSFET (Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor) is a type of transistor that is widely used in electronic circuits for amplification, switching, and control of electrical signals. It is a key component in modern digital and analog circuits due to its high switching speeds, low power consumption, and compact size. Invention and Development of MOSFETs The MOSFET […]

Capacitors: Types, Theories, and Evolution Over Time

Capacitors are fundamental electronic components that store and release electrical energy, playing a crucial role in various electronic systems. Over time, capacitors have undergone significant advancements in design, materials, and applications. This article explores the different types of capacitors, their use theories, and how they have evolved to meet the changing demands of modern technology. […]

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