Design FAQs http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25762/more en The Value of Overmolding for Electronics Devices http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/value-overmolding-electronics-devices <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Proto Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is the process of overmolding for electronics products? I have particular branding elements for my company. Can I incorporate those into the overmold? Are there size restrictions when using rapid overmolding processes? What are some of the primary applications where overmolding is the right choice?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/value-overmolding-electronics-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/value-overmolding-electronics-devices#comments Boards Design FAQs Components Interconnects Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:03:00 +0000 911691 at http://electronicdesign.com Quick Guide to Automotive Electronics Test http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/quick-guide-automotive-electronics-test <div class="field-deck"> Sponosred by Continental Resources </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Why are we seeing so much interest in testing automotive electronics? What are the most commonly used automotive control data buses? How are DSOs and MSOs/MDOs applied? What about AWGs? How do I tackle compliance testing?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/quick-guide-automotive-electronics-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Design FAQs Test & Measurement Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:47:00 +0000 911681 at http://electronicdesign.com Using Trimmers in Digital Electronic Applications http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/using-trimmers-digital-electronic-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bourns </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I work with digital electronics, why would I use an analog component in the first place? Can you explain, in more detail, what a trimmer does? Will the use of trimmers complicate my design in a way that may affect my users? What characteristics should be considered before choosing a trimmer? In which applications are trimmers most often used?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/using-trimmers-digital-electronic-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/using-trimmers-digital-electronic-applications#comments Analog Design FAQs Power Test & Measurement Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:45:00 +0000 908511 at http://electronicdesign.com The Wireless Lighting Market http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/wireless-lighting-market <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Silicon Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Roughly how large is the wireless lighting market today? Is there one dominant wireless technology for lighting? What factors go into deciding the right wireless technology? How do I pick which wireless protocol to use in my system? What is the best advice for development teams working on wireless lighting applications?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/wireless-lighting-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/wireless-lighting-market#comments IoT Design FAQs Power Wireless Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:34:00 +0000 902631 at http://electronicdesign.com Protecting Distributed Wireless Base Stations and New G.fast Circuits http://electronicdesign.com/power/protecting-distributed-wireless-base-stations-and-new-gfast-circuits <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Littelfuse </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Service providers have been investing to provide a bigger data “pipe” to their customers. What is driving this activity? What is the greatest electrical threat to keeping Distributed Base Stations in operation? What is the new Digital Subscriber Line G.fast protocol? Why does our telcom company include this new interface instead of bringing the fiber into our home?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/protecting-distributed-wireless-base-stations-and-new-gfast-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/protecting-distributed-wireless-base-stations-and-new-gfast-circuits#comments Design FAQs Power Tue, 15 Nov 2016 21:37:00 +0000 898001 at http://electronicdesign.com RF Considerations for IoT Success http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/rf-considerations-iot-success <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by ConRes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How does the Internet of Things (IoT) affect my approach to design and test? What are the test implications of adding RF communications to my IoT system design? ICs or modules? RF test adds to my cost budget. How do I keep costs down?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/rf-considerations-iot-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/rf-considerations-iot-success#comments Design FAQs Test & Measurement Wed, 09 Nov 2016 22:00:00 +0000 896691 at http://electronicdesign.com Make Better Scope Measurements http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/make-better-scope-measurements <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by ConRes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What do I look for in a scope? How do I get set up for good measurements? What is de-embedding? How do I correlate my digital domain with my analog domain? What are Lissajous figures and how do I use them?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/make-better-scope-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/make-better-scope-measurements#comments Design FAQs Test & Measurement Wed, 09 Nov 2016 22:00:00 +0000 902601 at http://electronicdesign.com Design FAQ: 3D NAND Flash Memory http://electronicdesign.com/memory/design-faq-3d-nand-flash-memory <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Toshiba </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is 3D NAND? What is the difference between bonded and through-silicon via (TSV) approaches? What is different about the controller used for 3D NAND flash versus floating gate (FG)? What mechanical issues face the industry moving from floating gate to 3D NAND flash? So what is next with 3D NAND?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/memory/design-faq-3d-nand-flash-memory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/memory/design-faq-3d-nand-flash-memory#comments Design FAQs Memory Tue, 08 Nov 2016 06:00:00 +0000 893191 at http://electronicdesign.com Optimizing Test & Measurement Equipment Acquisition http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/optimizing-test-measurement-equipment-acquisition <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by ConRes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is a lot to consider when it comes to buying, renting, or leasing equipment, but sometimes a hybrid approach may be the better option. Why should I rent or lease instead of just buying what I need? What criteria should I use to evaluate a rental or leasing company? What about buying off-rent used/refurbished equipment online?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/optimizing-test-measurement-equipment-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/optimizing-test-measurement-equipment-acquisition#comments Design FAQs Test & Measurement Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:46:00 +0000 892701 at http://electronicdesign.com Sealed Connector Solutions for Instrumentation Applications http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/sealed-connector-solutions-instrumentation-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Fischer Connectors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Which instrumentation applications need a sealed connector solution? What level of sealing do I need? How do I ensure the fastest data transmission? What’s the best way to manage a device that is more complex and handles more functions, but it also needs to be smaller?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/sealed-connector-solutions-instrumentation-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/sealed-connector-solutions-instrumentation-applications#comments Design FAQs Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:37:00 +0000 841571 at http://electronicdesign.com