Lowering power consumption tip #3 – Using Relays

This is the third in a series of tips on lowering power consumption in embedded systems. Today’s topic concerns relays. It may be just the markets that I operate in, but relays seem to crop up in a very large percentage of the designs that I work on. If this is true for you, then today’s tip […]

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Lowering power consumption tip #2 – modulate LEDs

This is the second in a series of tips on lowering power consumption in embedded systems. LEDs are found on a huge percentage of embedded systems. Furthermore their current consumption can often be a very large percentage of the overall power budget for a system. As such reducing the power consumption of LEDs can have a dramatic […]

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