Screaming Circuits: November 2008

PROTOTYPE AND SMALL VOLUME
PCB ASSEMBLY MADE EASY

Chip Scale

I love really small things. I ran across this little thingy the other day. A Texas Instruments TPS62601. It's step down dc-dc converter perfect for point of load regulation in small low-power devices. Although, the term "low power" can get... Read more

PCB123 QFN 28 footprint

First things first. I still haven't received the little ZigBee modules. Microchip said they'd ship out on the 14th so I shouldn't expect any different. I'm going ahead and getting started on the schematic anyway. When I get the modules,... Read more

HOLIDAY CLOSURES

We will be closed on the following days: Thanksgiving - November 27th and 28th, 2008 Christmas - December 25th and 26th, 2008 New Years - January 1st and 2nd , 2009 This means that those days won't be counted toward... Read more

Castellated Mounting Holes

Before the trade show, I wrote a post about an LGA module. I understand, that this technically isn't an LGA (Land Grid Array) form factor. It is similar in many ways, but it's not quite the same. I think the... Read more

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