The 1812 surface-mount PTC resettable sensor features a full-faced termination design. The Overcurrent Circuit Protection Guide provides a tutorial on the design characteristics and different technologies of both a Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) resettable device and fuse. The guide provides a glossary of PTC terms and includes typical PTC ratings for voltage, current, temperature, and other parameters. Applications such as computers and peripherals for PTC resettables are also included.
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Halloween isn’t just a time for creative costumes. Thanks to the element14 online design community, the holiday this year also brings us a number of creative electronic device design ideas aimed at making your Halloween party a unique experience.
On April 15, 2010, President Barack Obama gave a major speech at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, announcing that the US would send astronauts to Mars by the mid-2030s. But in order to do so, NASA would first need to ramp up its capabilities through missions directed toward "a series of increasingly demanding targets," i.e. asteroids.
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