Screaming Circuits: April 2022


Supply Chain Woes - An open letter to microcontroller companies

To all of you out there who design, manufacture and sell microcontrollers - I'm talking to you! Actually, I'm talking to anyone who makes chips that have programmable configuration bits and overlapping model numbers. What do I mean by "overlapping... Read more

Parts Quoting - Features to Help

Our components supply chain is a mess. That's just the world we live in, but it doesn't mean any of us should stop designing and building cool and useful things. We're doing our best to find ways to make quoting... Read more

The right tool for the job

I once ordered a set of surface mount resisters and instead received a bag of 5.5mm barrel jacks. Funny thing is, the label and part number on the bag were correct for the SMT part. The part that I received... Read more

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