Design Tips: Reducing BOM items

While running yesterday, I noticed how this treadmill manufacturer used standard 7-segment displays with a decimal point to create a colon. The image shows the manufacturer rotating the 7-segment display and using its decimal point to form a colon for a clock. But why go through this effort? To understand that, let's discuss reducing BOM items and designing for manufacturing.…

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POV – Persistence of Vision using 5 LEDs

Definition "Persistence of vision refers to the optical illusion that occurs when visual perception of an object does not cease for some time after the rays of light proceeding from it have ceased to enter the eye. The illusion has also been described as "retinal persistence", "persistence of impressions", simply "persistence" and other variations."Wikipedia So I wanted to make something for my sister…

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MAHA Tech 2016 (with a rant)

Hey, last week I visited Maha Tech 2016, where I took a lot of pictures of all the cool tech that the electronics industry has to offer in Maharashtra, India. For people who don't know about MAHA Tech, it's an Industrial Exhibition, Trade Show of Process Industry and Electrical Industry that happens in Pune, India, every year. Mostly it is…

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