Temperature Controlled Soldering Stations

Cheap unregulated soldering irons do not have any kind of thermal regulation. These directly plug into the wall socket and heat up to a high temperature while sitting in the holder. There is some...

From Spying To Dynamic Traffic Control With Thermal Cameras

The first thermal camera developed for the US army took about an hour to generate a single image. The devices have developed quite a bit since then, and now we have a live feed...

Classic Improvements in Power Supplies

Requirement for continuous improvement in energy efficiency keeps design engineers on the edge as they work hard to come up with better solutions. Test instruments are the key to aid engineers with design-validation and...

Touch-Screen, Wireless and Detachable Displays Make Modern Multimeters Exciting

From general-purpose to high-end measurements, multimeters are widely-used tools. Today, there is an extensive variety of multimeters in the market, including ones with wireless capabilities and touch-screen interfaces to make measurements intuitive. In this...

Handheld Instruments: Low-Cost, Rugged Solution for Field and Lab

Handheld instruments were traditionally meant for field applications, but these are now being used in the research and development sector as a complementary product to existing benchtop instruments. A handheld device weighs less, is...

Test and Measurement Tools for LED Lighting

In the arena of light emitting diode (LED) test and measurement (T&M), manufacturers are creating many modular T&M devices, which allow for a swift assessment of lighting components and devices. Drivers are an important...

Test and Measurement of Passive Components

From a process point of view, there is always some risk of instruments currently in use being actually out-of-specification. Let’s take a close look at the solutions, challenges and trends in test and measurement...

Customised Solution for Measurements: Building a Personal Multimeter (Part-1)

A Digital multimeter is one of the basic equipment used for Test and Measurement in electronics industries. Nowadays portable handheld multimeters are very useful in giving accurate measurement of voltage, currents, resistances and capacitances....

What’s A Digital Storage Oscilloscope? How to Select the Right One?

An oscilloscope is a device that displays an electrical signal in the form of a graph. The graph in most cases shows how the signal changes over time. Y-axis represents voltage and X-axis represents...

Want a Mooshimeter Multimeter?

This is Mooshimeter. A wireless multimeter and data logger that outputs results to your smartphone. Why would you want it? It lets you test and measure stuff from a distance -- very useful for cases...

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