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PIC10F200 Microcontroller
Equipment for our Simple Microcontroller tutorials (PIC10F200) - Part 2New

While the microcontroller is the brains of a project, there are a lot of other things ...

While the microcontroller is the brains of a project, there are a lot of other things required for a functional circuit. So, let’s first figure ...

While the microcontroller is the brains of a project, there are a lot of other things required for a functional circuit. So, let’s first figure out what we will need to develop ...

PIC10F200 Microcontroller
How to Use a Simple Microcontroller Series Intro (PIC10F200) - Part 1New

The idea for these tutorials came from my geek idea of trying to make some cool things ...

The idea for these tutorials came from my geek idea of trying to make some cool things using the most simple and primitive microcontroller ...

The idea for these tutorials came from my geek idea of trying to make some cool things using the most simple and primitive microcontroller possible. I’m not alone in this ...

Reverse Biased Diodes
How does a diode work? (Part 3 - Reverse Bias)New

The last time we discussed diodes, we learned about its basic structure and how forward ...

The last time we discussed diodes, we learned about its basic structure and how forward biasing allows current through the pn junction. This time, ...

The last time we discussed diodes, we learned about its basic structure and how forward biasing allows current through the pn junction. This time, we are going to discuss about ...

How does an LED work
How does an LED work?New

Have you ever asked yourself how this small electronic device, an LED, emits light? ...

Have you ever asked yourself how this small electronic device, an LED, emits light? Compared to the much less efficient incandescent light bulb, ...

Have you ever asked yourself how this small electronic device, an LED, emits light? Compared to the much less efficient incandescent light bulb, which produces light by ...

Why can't I share a resistor on the common anode or cathode of my RGB LED?
Why can't I share a resistor on the common anode or cathode of my RGB LED?

In our discussion about how an RGB LED works, we’ve mentioned that an RGB LED is basically ...

In our discussion about how an RGB LED works, we’ve mentioned that an RGB LED is basically an LED package with three internal LEDs (red, green, ...

In our discussion about how an RGB LED works, we’ve mentioned that an RGB LED is basically an LED package with three internal LEDs (red, green, and blue) inside it. In order to ...

History of LEDs
The History of LEDs

While LEDs may be everywhere now, that obviously wasn't always the case. So how did we go ...

While LEDs may be everywhere now, that obviously wasn't always the case. So how did we go from no LEDs to LEDs in nearly everything on the planet? ...

While LEDs may be everywhere now, that obviously wasn't always the case. So how did we go from no LEDs to LEDs in nearly everything on the planet? As we researched it, we were ...

LED bulb teardown
What's inside an LED bulb?

We took apart two LED lightbulbs, a CREE LED bulb from 2014 and a Philips bulb from 2018, ...

We took apart two LED lightbulbs, a CREE LED bulb from 2014 and a Philips bulb from 2018, and compared their build quality, the electronics, and ...

We took apart two LED lightbulbs, a CREE LED bulb from 2014 and a Philips bulb from 2018, and compared their build quality, the electronics, and their overall design. It was ...

Ask an Engineer LEDs Part 3
Your LED Questions Answered! (Part 3)

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers will be answered by an engineer. For this video, our ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers will be answered by an engineer. For this video, our main topic is all about LEDs ...

How to dim an LED
How to Dim an LED

Dimming is the process of varying the light output of a light source. This is done to set ...

Dimming is the process of varying the light output of a light source. This is done to set the ambience or to save energy when full light output is ...

Dimming is the process of varying the light output of a light source. This is done to set the ambience or to save energy when full light output is not really needed. Most of ...

Ask an Engineer LEDs Part 2
Your LED Questions Answered! (Part 2)

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers will be answered by an engineer. For this video, our ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers will be answered by an engineer. For this video, our main topic is all about LEDs ...

How does a forward biased diode work at the molecular level
How does a diode work? (Part 2 - Forward Bias)

In our discussion with the pn junction, we mentioned that the pn junction is the basis for ...

In our discussion with the pn junction, we mentioned that the pn junction is the basis for diodes. Diodes are one of the most widely used devices ...

In our discussion with the pn junction, we mentioned that the pn junction is the basis for diodes. Diodes are one of the most widely used devices in electronics and they have ...

How an RGB LED Works
How RGB LEDs work and how to control color

We've discussed a lot about LEDs like how it works in a semiconductor level, its pros and ...

We've discussed a lot about LEDs like how it works in a semiconductor level, its pros and cons, and how an individual LED can be dimmed through ...

We've discussed a lot about LEDs like how it works in a semiconductor level, its pros and cons, and how an individual LED can be dimmed through constant current reduction (CCR) ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer - Your LED Questions Answered! (Part 1)
Your LED Questions Answered! (Part 1)

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers will be answered by an engineer. For this video, our ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers will be answered by an engineer. For this video, our main topic is all about LEDs ...

How to choose a resistor for your LED
Selecting a resistor for an LED - 6 easy steps

Why do we need a resistor for an LED? Once you pass the forward voltage, a slight increase ...

Why do we need a resistor for an LED? Once you pass the forward voltage, a slight increase in voltage makes a huge increase in current. You don’t ...

Why do we need a resistor for an LED? Once you pass the forward voltage, a slight increase in voltage makes a huge increase in current. You don’t wanna blow things up!

Why LEDs are Better
Why Are LED's Better? (Comparing different types of light bulbs)

LEDs are better than other light sources in most applications. While they are more ...

LEDs are better than other light sources in most applications. While they are more efficient, there are a lot more things to consider when buying ...

LEDs are better than other light sources in most applications. While they are more efficient, there are a lot more things to consider when buying a lightbulb than just how much ...

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