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One wire controls LCD module

This one-wire LCD interface DI generates all the signals required to control the ubiquitous character display. Read More...

Color sensor achieves high dynamic range with auto exposure

For machine vision and other applications, this circuit provides consistent RGB sensing regardless of illumination level. Read More...

Multi-decade current monitor the epitome of simplicity

This DI will likely make the simplest piece of T&M gear on your bench. Read More...

Line receiver provides self test

Use a quad differential comparator to provide adequate self-test for systems using line receivers for differential input signals. Read More...

LTC Design Note: Determine balancing current for the LTC3305 lead-acid battery balancer

Delve into PTC thermistor intricacies to optimize battery-balancing designs. Read More...

Moving averager rejects noisy outlier values

Improve data-acquisition performance by implementing a smart filter in your FPGA, SoC, or code. Read More...

In-circuit PROM tester

Maintaining old tech takes some resourcefulness. Read More...

LM317 smooths but doesn't regulate

I once needed to clean up a power supply output, but it didn't need to be regulated. Read More...

LTC Design Note: Accurate, fast settling analog voltages from PWM signals

A unique IC mitigates the disadvantages of PWM DACs. Read More...

LED current regulator has low dropout

Meet an interesting addition to the field of LED current regulators. Read More...

LTC Design Note: Precision op-amp enables fast multiplexing at low power

A multiplexed DAQ design presents some subtle challenges, and parts selection plays a crucial role. Read More...

Control an FPGA bus without using the processor

A bit of added hardware lets FPGA engineers access peripherals without having to deal with the processor. Read More...

UVP protects rechargeable batteries

Protect rechargeable batteries from deep discharge with this UVP & load switch. Read More...

LTC Design Note: Monolithic linear battery charger operates from inputs up to 60V

For lower current, keep-alive battery charging, a simple yet richly featured linear solution can be ideal. Read More...

New slope compensation method stabilizes switchers

Add slope compensation to any switching controller and topology. Read More...

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