I grew up(?) in the 60,s and 70's and used recycled components from discard PCB's from Ravenscraig Steelworks.
It always troubled me that only one decoupling applied cap on VCC? Why not apply the same principle to VSS? Guess what, regarded as a freak or a loon but the designs worked, particularly the analog.
Old enough now to be tolerated as just an obstinate Curmudgeon, but principles stick like S to a blanket!
James Clerk Maxwell nailed and underpinned our theory, thanks JCM!
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Martin Rowe 1 Comment
Like many of you, I was saddened to hear the news of Leonard Nimoy's death. His Star Trek character Mr. Spock was an inspiration to many of us who entered technical fields.
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I recently received an email from someone we'll call Martin (because that's his name). Martin's message was short and sweet. In its entirety it read: "You need to see this!"
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Editorial Note: Excerpted from Unboxing Android: A hands on approach with real world examples, by Rajaram Regupathy, the author takes you through the process incorporating effective power ...
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As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...