Collin Cunningham

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Not all electronic signals are communicated via electricity. By transmitting information in the form of light, we can avoid many limitations inherent to traditional wiring. And on top of all those benefits - fiber optics are just straight-up cool! Read more »

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Easily overlooked, but elemental to electronics hardware, the manually operated switch is the simplest of electromechanical devices -- and likely the most familiar. While the most basic switch is ... well, quite basic -- there's a crazy-huge variety of switch types & sizes available to the electronics maker nowadays. Those... Read more »

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Elemental to electronics hardware, manually-operated switches are the simplest of electromechanical devices -- and likely the most familiar. Read more »

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Oscium’s iMSO-104 hardware offers to turn your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch into a 12MSPS digital oscilloscope with an analog bandwidth of 5MHz. For folks like me with limited desk space & shifting work environments, that’s an interesting offer indeed. Oscium sent over a test model to take for a... Read more »

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http://blog.makezine.com/?p=98982 Another clever trick from the world of electronics — Pulse Width Modulation is a simple method for controlling analog devices via a digital signal. It's also an efficient way to drive motors, lamps, LEDs, and more. Read more »

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Collin explains Pulse Width Modulation, a simple method for controlling analog devices via a digital signal. Read more »

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Measuring brainwaves is not just for neuroscientists anymore. So, how shall we use our newfound sensory powers? Read more »