• We’ve released over 25,000 new TE Connectivity symbols & footprints on SnapEDA!

    February 21, 2018 natasha

    Today we’re excited to announce a new collaboration that should put a smile on the face of any designer who has ever made a connector footprint from scratch. We’re launching support for over 25,000 TE Connectivity (TE) products on SnapEDA! Decrypting complex computer-aided design drawings, and translating those into the schematic symbols and printed circuit board…

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  • Top 10 pressure sensors

    February 21, 2018 The SnapEDA Team

    As engineers, we know that pressure sensors are used in thousands of everyday engineering applications, across a wide range of industries. For example, they’re used in our coffee makers to control the dispensing of liquid, in medical devices at hospitals, and in heating systems to trigger alarms. They measure the pressure, typically of liquids or gases,…

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  • Organize your parts with SnapEDA & PartsBox

    December 14, 2017 The SnapEDA Team

    At SnapEDA we know how important it is to stay organized during the design process, and that’s why we are happy to announce an exciting new colloboration.  Starting this week, you’ll now be able to find SnapEDA’s symbols and footprints within PartsBox! PartsBox is an app for managing electronic components. It allows designers to keep…

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  • The top 10 crystal oscillators!

    December 14, 2017 The SnapEDA Team

    A crystal oscillator is an electronic circuit that generates an electrical signal with a very precise frequency. To achieve this, it uses the mechanical resonance of a vibrating crystal made of piezoelectric material. The first crystal oscillator was invented in the late 1920s by Walter Guyton Cady who was interested in submarine detection with ultrasonic waves.…

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  • An Interview with Sam Pullman of Podo Labs

    December 10, 2017 The SnapEDA Team

    Name: Sam Pullman Company: Podo Labs Inc  Role: CTO Location: San Francisco, CA   Sam, you’re a EE who co-founded a company. Tell us about Podo Labs.   Sam: We design, develop, and market electronic products that are unique or exciting to us. We have a small team that takes pride in our ability to…

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  • The top 10 humidity sensors

    November 9, 2017 The SnapEDA Team

    Air humidity is an important factor to consider when designing an electronic device. Having too much humidity in the environment can cause condensation and corrosion, which can lead to anomalies in performance or even failures. To prevent this, engineers use humidity sensors. These devices are used in systems deployed in humid environments, such as industrial…

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  • Industry Spotlight: Interview with Jon Lass at Royal Circuits

    November 8, 2017 The SnapEDA Team

    Name: Jon Lass Company: Royal Circuits Role: VP of Engineering Location: Hollister, CA Hi John, Royal Circuits has been around for 30 years. Tell us about your company. Jon: We specialize in quick turn prototype circuit boards. That means we can turn around multi-layer boards within 24 to 48 hours in small quantities. That’s our…

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  • You can now customize your InstaPart requests!

    November 8, 2017 natasha

    Great news for engineers who have custom requirements and preferences for their parts libraries. It is now possible to specify custom instructions when requesting a symbol and footprint on SnapEDA via our InstaPart service! This new feature is helpful when you want to deviate from the standards we use. For example, some engineers want “no…

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  • The top 10 microphones for electronics designs

    October 12, 2017 The SnapEDA Team

    Although the most well-known use of microphones is for music and audio recordings, they’re also used in many electronics applications such as smartphones and tablets, IoT devices (such as the Amazon Alexa), teleconferencing systems, video cameras, bluetooth headsets, and security and surveillance devices. As transducers, microphones convert sound waves into electrical signals. Since sound is a…

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  • Engineer Spotlight: Rehman Merali from teaBOT

    October 4, 2017 The SnapEDA Team

    Name: Rehman Merali Company: teaBOT Role: CEO Location: Toronto, Canada Hi Rehman, you’re a EE who started a company. Tell us about TeaBot, and why you created it?  Rehman: Technically my degree was in Mechatronics engineering, not pure EE. So that means I know enough to put ICs together, but not necessarily develop complicated RF circuit, for example. My co-founder,…

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