You probably noticed that many manufacturers, such as Yoctopuce, advise against the use of electro-mechanical relays with inductive loads. Such use would lead to a quick aging of the relays. This week we will explain why and how to work around this issue.
You have probably noticed that all Yoctopuce USB devices use micro-USB connectors which are the smallest available. But for some applications, a USB micro B plug is still too big. This week we will explain how to wire your Yoctopuce devices without USB plugs.
One may think that USB cables are quite equivalent. Why spend tens of dollars on a so-called "top quality" cable while cheap cables are available from Internet. Well, that's a good question.
Almost all of the Yoctopuce products are conceived so that you can use them without needing a soldering iron. Nevertheless, they are also designed for you to connect them together in a very compact way and there, a soldering iron is necessary because there are contacts to solder. This is the case, for instance, when you want to connect modules to a Micro-USB-Hub. We realized that a large number of our clients didn't feel at ease with a soldering iron. We therefore decided to offer you a short tutorial.
After the presentation of the design and prototyping of our products, here comes the production stage, with a new video!
In order to make the final printed board, we reuse the circuit of the last validated prototype and use panelization: the circuit is replicated a few dozens of times on a single larger board, in order to build as many modules as possible at once.
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