Archive for the 'Texas Instruments' tag

App note: 868 MHz, 915 MHz and 955 MHz inverted F antenna

868 MHz, 915 MHz and 955 MHz inverted F antenna (PDF) application note from Texas Instruments: This document describes a PCB antenna designed for operation in the 868 MHz, 915 MHz and 955 MHz ISM bands. This antenna can be used with all...
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App note: White LED driver with digital and PWM brightness control in 2mm x 2mm QFN package

An application note from Texas Instruments, white LED driver with digital and PWM brightness control (PDF!): With a 40-V rated integrated switch FET, the TPS61160/1 is a boost converter that drives LEDs in series. The boost converter runs at...
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App note: Design of a low cost, 45W flasher with short circuit protection using LM2902 (Quad Op-Amp) and CSD18534

App note (PDF) on automobile flashers from Texas Instruments This Application note presents the design of a low cost, flasher circuit with short circuit protection. The design incorporates the entire recommended design feature set for two wheeler...
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A single-supply Op-Amp circuit collection

An application note from Texas Instruments, A single-supply Op-Amp circuit collection (PDF!): There have been many excellent collections of op-amp circuits in the past, but all of them focus exclusively on split-supply circuits. Many times, the...
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App note: Adjustable Electronic Load for Low Voltage DC Applications

Here’s an old but still good app note from Unitrode (Texas Instruments) on Adjustable Electronics Load. Testing power supply regulation over a specified output current range is greatly simplified with the use of an adjustable electronic...
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App note: Understanding basic sensored BLDC motor operation

Here’s a video tutorial from Texas Instruments describing basic sensored BLDC motor operation. Michael Firth, Motor Driver marketing manager, discusses the basic operation of a BLDC motor.

2-section filter for low noise power supply

This video by Robert Kollman, TI senior applications engineer,  discusses how to use a two section filter for a low noise power supply.

How to measure stability when testing power supplies

Here is a video from Texas Instruments describing how to measure stability when testing power supplies.

App Note: How to test power supplies

Here is a video from Texas Instruments describing how to test DC-DC power supplies. Measurement of ripple and transient noise of switching power supplies is described in detail.

App note: Benefits and pitfalls of aluminum electrolytic capacitors

A video tutorial on the benefits and pitfalls of using aluminum electrolytic capacitors. Learn how these capacitors degrade, and how their life cycle is proportional to the stresses you put them through.