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App note: Understanding infrared diode power ratings

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

App note from TT Electronics about infrared diode specs, how they vary from different manufacturers, and help clear things about infrared definition of parameters. Link here (PDF) Infrared emitting diode power measurement is dependent upon a number of variables which must be precisely defined in order for design engineers to...

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App note: Linear and rotary encoders are evolving to meet demands

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Application notes from TT Electronics on optical encoders versatile sensing. Link here (PDF) Linear and rotary encoders have come in a wide variety of design styles over the years, the most common being rotary switches, potentiometers, capacitive, magnetic, and optical types. The optical encoder has become the most popular of...

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App note: Position sensing technologies in automotive applications

Sunday, November 5th, 2017

An Autopad(TM) sensor from TT Electronics provides a new non contact position sensing. Link here (PDF) Automotive design engineers are continuously seeking components that offer performance and flexibility beyond those of conventional position sensing technologies. Further still are the requirements that these devices be versatile and adaptable to a wide...

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App note: Thermal management basics and its importance for LED luminaire performance and cost

Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Article about thermal management on LED luminaire from TT Electronics. Link here (PDF) LED luminaires are being marketed today as an alternative lighting technology that reduces power consumption and maintenance costs for commercial and residential installations. Thermal management has a significant impact upon the lifetime, performance and cost of an...

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App note: Design considerations for single-sided sensing applications of reflective assemblies

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

App note from TT Electronics on reflective assemblies and the surfaces they need to effectively detect/sense. A reflective sensor provides a major mounting advantage to the designer because only one side of a sensing surface is required. However, there are a number of design variables that need to be considered...

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App note: Designing encoder elements for two channel optical interrupters

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

An app note from TT Electronics on design and getting information out of encoder elements of two channel optical interrupters. Rotational direction of a shaft can be readily determined by utilizing the two channels of a dual optical interrupter, an encoder disc with a number of openings around the circumference,...

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App note: Photologic

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Photologic components and applications from TT Electronics. Historically, optoelectronic components such as phototransistors have been analog output devices. The application engineer had to design with an output current from the phototransistor generated by a given input bias circuit. The advent of the integrated circuits and microprocessors has required the electronics...

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App note: Hall effect liquid level sensing

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

A hall effect sensor as liquid level sensor app note from TT Electronics.

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