PCBGrip – an electronic assembly system for OpenBeam

Introduction PCBGrip is a kit of mechanical components that is designed to integrate seamlessly with the framing system as OpenBeam (here to visit the official site).. Thus you can consider it as one of the kits useful for a rapid prototyping. This extension adds new features to the already enormous flexibility of the …

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Thermography: a valuable aid for the electrical maintenance

   Introduction In recent years in the field of electrical systems, especially with regard to the maintenance of plant and equipment in general, thermography has developed considerably. Thermography is a term derived from the Greek words “thermos” which means heat and “gràphen” which means to draw or draw the heat. …

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Some considerations on the batteries

  Introduction The continuous and constant technological progress provides a huge amount of portable electronic devices that need to be powered by batteries always smaller and more lightweight, rechargeable and long lasting. Consequently the battery has become the fundamental element of the portable electronic equipment, and not only, the possibility …

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MakerFaire: Ardufonino 1.0 the Open Source italian mobile phone

Introduction Ardufonino is a mobile opensource created with Arduino, able to make and receive calls, and send and receive messages. In addition, with the implementation of this project, I wanted to lay the groundwork for the construction of a basic telephone system. The idea came to me out of curiosity, because …

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The reception system of a digital television signal

  Preface Referring to my previous article A useful handbook on digital terrestrial television in which I analyzed the digital terrestrial system, from production to transmission, and then to the reception, with this article I will analyze and describe in detail a reception system. These systems will be considered both …

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A useful handbook on digital terrestrial television

Introduction The digital broadcast television, beyond inevitable problems of realization and running mainly due to a choice too hasty without having carried out before a better dislocation of transmission sites with their radiation patterns, represents an important step towards the realization of future services of interactive TV sets. These interactive …

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