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Tips on Selecting the Right MOV Surge Suppressor

Oct. 19, 2020
Get helpful information on the questions to answer when evaluating MOV surge suppressors to meet your application requirements in a new paper from Bourns.

Metal Oxide Varistor (MOV) surge suppressors are popular voltage limiters in a large variety of applications. But how do you choose the best MOV for your design from the multiple form factors and various surge protection ranges? A new resource from Bourns provides a step-by-step selection approach as well as detailed information on the features and specifications to help designers narrow down their search.


A Deep Dive into Audio Jack Switches and Configurations

The audio jack is an industry-standard connector that has many potential uses in addition to providing basic audio connectivity.

What is the Most Effective Way to Commutate a BLDC Motor?

Brushless direct current electric motors, or BLDC motors for short, are electronically commutated motors powered by a dc electric source via an external motor controller. Unlike...

MEMS versus ECM: Comparing Microphone Technologies

Increasing numbers of devices utilize microphones to capture sound. Two of the most commonly used microphone technologies are MEMS and ECM.

A Designer's Guide to Lithium (Li-ion) Battery Charging

This designer's guide helps you discover how you can safely and rapidly charge lithium (LI-ion) batteries to 20%-70% capacity in about 20-30 minutes.