Product tests

USB isolator

The USB isolator is a device that will pass USB signal from input to output connector, while providing galvanic isolation between them. USB isolators are used in applications where direct USB connection can create noise (ground loop noise to audio or measurement), direct connection can be unreliable (noise to USB signal) or where isolation is

Signal generator FY6800

A signal generator is an electronic device that generates repeating or non-repeating electronic signals in either the analog or the digital domain. These generated signals are used as a stimulus for electronic measurements. There are many different types of signal generators with different purposes and applications. For analogue signal generation I have used for very

Cheap DDS Function Generator

Years ago you had to either build your own signal generator or buy usually a quite expensive signal generator. Lately there has been a push for very cheap ($15-25) digital function generator kits available from China. I wrote about some interesting function generator devices few years ago, and here is a closer look to one

NE555 DIY organ electronics kit

To introduce  a kid to electronics I ordered  DIY NE555 Electronic Organ Teaching Kit kit from Banggood (cost around 3 Euros). They sell also many other similar kits, but this seemed to be good quality at decent price (around 3 Euro).  There was not much information on the product page other than product picture, circuit

LED DMX-512 lamp teardown

Here is a tear-down of 36W Par LED PAR CAN Stage Light with IR remote and DMX-512 control from sale. The light works well with DMX-512 control. Front and back On the back there are XLR3 DMX-512 connectors, address display and control buttons. Look inside On the left there is aluminum circuit board with