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App note: How to select the Triac, ACS, or ACST that fits your application

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

Choosing the right AC switch for your application based on specification like current rating, voltage rating and triggering quadrant. Here's an app note from STMicroelectronics to guide you on selecting the right part. Link here (PDF) This document gives basic guidelines to select the AC switch device according to the...

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App note: A logic-level transient-voltage protected AC switch

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

STMicroelectronics' AC switch directly controlled by microcontroller. Link here (PDF) Home appliances such as washing machines, refrigerators and dishwashers employ a lot of low power loads such as valves, door lock systems, dispensers or drain pumps. Since these loads are powered by the mains in ON / OFF mode, they...

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App note: EMC guidelines for microcontroller-based applications

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Application note(PDF) specific on microcontroller EMC from ST Microelectronics. Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) must be taken into account at the very beginning of a project as the cost of correcting an EMC problem encountered at the start of production can be far greater that the cost of a detailed EMC study...

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App note: EMC general information

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Application note(PDF) on EMC from ST Microelectronics. Because many electronic circuits are in proximity to each other, it is essential that their design is not affected by external noise sources and that the circuit itself is not a noise source affecting other circuits. This relationship is known as electromagnetic compatibility...

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App note: LED array drivers

Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Here are STMicroelectronics' portfolio of LED array drivers(PDF). The use of LEDs in applications like displays, information and advertising panels, signs, traffic signals, automotive lighting and architectural lighting is becoming more and more common. LED array drivers, with accurate constant current regulation and embedded serial interfaces, offers a solution that...

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App note: Using the STM6600, STM6601 smart push-button on/off controller

Sunday, November 9th, 2014

An app note(PDF) on smart on/off controller and voltage monitoring chip from STMicroelectronics. These devices allow easy and safe control of applications run with one or two push-buttons by securely starting or powering down a system and also resetting the processor or disabling power in case of a non-responding application...

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App note: Using the STC3100 battery monitor for gas gauge applications

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

A battery monitoring chip STC3100 from STMicroelectronics tells you voltage, current, battery temperature and additionally coulomb counter for gas gauge. App note here (PDF) The STC3100 battery monitoring function includes the measurement of the battery voltage and current, measurement of the IC’s die temperature and computation of the battery charge...

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KEOLABS – STMicroelectronics design contest

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

KEOLABS has announced the STM32 Chrom-ART Application Design Contest. KEOLABS (supplier of Raisonance brand development tools) launched an application design contest in collaboration with STMicroelectronics. Contest promotes the new STM32F429 with Chrom-ART graphics accelerator. Contest is open to participants worldwide and prizes include $10 000 USD in cash awards. Applications...

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TI announces sponsorship of Innovation World Cup challenge

Friday, July 19th, 2013

TI has announced their participation as a sponsor in the Worldwie Innovation Cup competition: "For the fourth year in a row Texas Instruments have joined the Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup where developers from all over the world are called to submit their innovative solutions for wearable devices. New ideas,...

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STM M24LR04E-R 4-Kbit dual interface EEPROM with RFID

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

STMicroelectronics has introduced the M24LR04E-R 4-Kbit Dual Interface EEPROM with RFID. "The M24LR04E-R device is a dual-interface, electrically erasable programmable memory (EEPROM). It features an I2C interface and can be operated from a VCC power supply. It is also a contactless memory powered by the received carrier electromagnetic wave. The...

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Discovery kit for the STM32L EnergyLite 32-bit MCUs

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

The STM32L-DISCOVERY helps you to discover the STM32L ultralow power features and to develop and share your applications. It is based on an STM32L152RBT6 and includes an ST-Link/V2 embedded debugging tool interface, an LCD (24 segments, 4 commons), LEDs, pushbuttons, a linear touch sensor or touchkeys. You can download the...

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STMicroelectronics MEMS pressure sensor

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

STMicroelectronics has announced a new silicon pressure sensor capable of providing extremely high-resolution measurements of pressure – and therefore also of altitude – in a compact, thin package. The LPS001WP is a tiny (3x5 mm) silicon pressure sensor with an embedded 16-bit ADC, SPI and I2C interfaces and a supply...

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STMicroelectronics debuts single-chip positioning device for multiple global navigation systems

Monday, January 24th, 2011

STMicroelectronics announces the impending release of Teseo II, a new generation of single-chip stand-alone positioning receivers for Portable Navigation Devices, in-car navigation and telematics applications. These Systems-on-Chips are monolithic devices capable of receiving signals from multiple satellite navigation systems, including GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS and QZSS. Listed features include 3rd generation...

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