Resources for entrepreneurs developing new electronic hardware products.

Introduction to Microcontrollers

Published on by John Teel

Discover what a microcontroller is, how it differs from a microprocessor, and the critical specifications you need to understand in order to pick the best one for your specific product application. ... read more

USB battery charger

Introduction to Battery Chargers

Published on by John Teel

One of the most common types of electronic circuits used in modern portable electronic products are battery chargers, specifically those for recharging lithium-ion and lithium-polymer batteries. This article will review three common battery chargers ranging from simple to more complex. ... read more

What’s Inside a Smartphone?

Published on by John Teel

Modern smartphones are marvels of technology, and it is really impressive how much technology is crammed into such a compact device. Find out what it takes to build a functional smartphone. ... read more

Electronic Lab Setup – Tools and Equipment Requirements

Published on by John Teel

If you are a maker or engineer planning to develop your own electronic product, then you’re going to need a way to test, program, and debug the electronics. In this article I will discuss how you can construct your very own lab setup for testing out all your product concepts. ... read more

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