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Santa's mail dilemma inspires Kevin, the elf, to build a mailbox sensor with a Honeywell Limitless switch, part WLS1A11AQRS1. The switches are IP67 rated making them ideal for cold temperatures. Find the parts list and schematic for this project here:
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View a demo of Acrich2 LED modules from Seoul Semiconductor which use AC line voltage and are available in 4W, 8W, 12W and 16W. Visit www.DigiKey.com/Acrich2
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Watch Tyson as he demonstrates a water clarity sensor using ams' TSL2591 ambient light sensor featuring dual photodiodes. The dual photodiode uses both visible light and infrared light allowing for a closer human eye response. It also allows for a wider dynamic range so it can be used under colored glass.
Learn more at http://www.digikey.com/product-highlights/us/en/ams-tsl25911
by Digi-Key 2,415 views
Watch a demo of BeagleBone Black which differs from the White version by increased clock speed, doubled RAM, 2G EMMC & more. Order BeagleBone Black at DigiKey!
Micro HDMI cable: http://bit.ly/153mwcm
FTDI Smart Cable: http://bit.ly/189iq8q
by Digi-Key 4,298 views
DigiKey uses CUI's VHK200W DC-DC converter to create a remote controlled robot snow plow, the snowbot. View CUI's line-up of high power DC-DC converters that range from 50-600W here: http://www.digikey.com/product-highlights/us/en/cui-high-pow
er-dc-dc/3090?WT.z_Tab_Cat=New%20Products. Order yours at DigiKey today!
by Digi-Key 2,037 views
http://dky.bz/10zHfHv - The BeagleBone Black was just released and Apps Engineer Robert Nelson and the rest of the Digi-Key geeks are very excited for its arrival to the warehouse. See their reactions and learn more about the BeagleBone Black.
by Digi-Key 2,764 views
DigiKey uses an ams color sensor to create a color sensing candy sorter. Check it out & get more details on ams color sensors at DigiKey.com!
by Digi-Key 2,106 views
Digi-Key gets into the holiday spirit with their Color Sensing Santa Detector.
This fun holiday project can be completed with just a few parts including:
Full parts and schematic at this link
by Digi-Key 1,288 views
Watch Chris as he explains the diversity of CUI's V78 Switching Regulators, and recaps past Geek Moment videos that also used the V78.
by Digi-Key 1,557 views
Watch Digi-Key's Chris Baird describe the AS3935 Lightning Sensor by AMS. The Lightning Sensor features self-tuning antenna circuits, built in algorithm and software programmable gain. The AS3935 can be used in the following applications: power lines, weather stations, smart grids and more. Go to DigiKey.com to learn more and order today!
by Digi-Key 1,505 views
Deanna Coan shows the application of Pink LED lights provided by ROHM Semiconductor. Technical information and product specifications are also provided in this "Another Geek Moment" video.
Schematic & BOM can be found here:
by Digi-Key 512 views
Watch Digi-Key's Chris Baird describe the benefits of CUI's EMSA Series Power Adapters! These multi blade, power supply adapters have the flexibility to be used in a variety of applications in multiple countries. Learn More!
http://bit.ly/Vy7YNC - Worldwide External Power Adapter Efficiency Standards PTM
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http://bit.ly/KDJ1yV Watch as Nick demonstrates how to catch a shark, using Honeywell Sensing and Controls V15W series of mini swtiches.
by Digi-Key 5,438 views
Watch as Digi-Key uses Cree's silicon carbide MOSFETs (SiCFETs) to produce sound from an electric guitar by controlling lightning from a Tesla coil.
by Digi-Key 928 views
Watch as Nick shows off some of the capabilities of GE Energy's (formerly Lineage Power) Pico DLYNX Modules by frying an egg on a homemade hot plate. Breakfast is served!
by Digi-Key 2,870 views
Watch as Steve demonstrates some of the applications for Optek's LED Lighting Strips, such as Under the Counter Lighting, Decorative Lighting, Background Lighting, and a few Not-so-Typical applications. The possibilities are endless!
by Digi-Key 2,822 views
Nick demonstrates how to create a simple custom programmable holiday doorbell using just a few Digi-Key products.
by Digi-Key 16,746 views
http://bit.ly/r68C6s - 4910 series
http://bit.ly/pM1n0b - 4991 series
Watch as Jamie demonstrates the benefits of 3M's very high bond adhesive products compared to standard rivets. Order 3M's VHB tape and other 3M products at DigiKey.com today.
by Digi-Key 17,116 views
http://bit.ly/nT4fCn - Another Geek Moment Video discussing Texas Instruments' msp430 launchpad and cc430 low power microcontroller. Watch as this rocket is launched wirelessly from Digi-Key headquarters!
by Digi-Key 2,082 views
Part 2 - Watch as Jamie demonstrates the Atmel QT600 development system to use with the QTouch Library. Order the Atmel QTouch System at DigiKey.com today.
by Digi-Key 6,429 views
Watch as Jamie demonstrates the Atmel QT600 development system to use with the QTouch Library. Order the Atmel QTouch System at DigiKey.com today.
by Digi-Key 697 views
Learn about National Semiconductor's LMZ power modules benefits as your power supply source. Find out more at DigiKey.com
by Digi-Key 43,894 views
http://www.digikey.com - Jamie Pederson heads out to Freescale's RF lab in Tempe, Arizona to demonstrate just how rugged their LDMOS parts are. The demos include high mismatch causing extreme arcing and ionized air creating music.
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http://bit.ly/kljstb - Jamie demonstrates how to put together Digi-Key's newest lighting kit that features Cree's CXA20 LED. Available at digikey.com
by Digi-Key 16,811 views
Jamie Pederson shows off Panasonic's new thermal conductive material, the pyrolitic graphite sheets. Even burning with a torch, it will not fail.
by Digi-Key 3,946 views
Jamie Pederson & co. shows the destructive force required to damage both a polycarbonate and aluminum box manufactured by Rose Bopla. It's more than you would expect.
by Digi-Key 87,390 views
http://www.digikey.com/sensors/?WT.z_yt_ad_ref=HowTo - Jamie Pederson demonstrates how an accelerometer mounted on a PCB strapped to a remote control car can detect freefall as it falls off the Digi-Key building roof. He also shows how one can find the correct sensor on the new Sensor Tech zone on the Digi-Key website.
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Steve Dahl demonstrates a method of soldering high-brightness LEDs to a thermal pad using a heat gun.
Heat Guns: http://bit.ly/heatguns
Thermal boards: http://bit.ly/thermalboards
Solder Paste: http://bit.ly/solderpaste
by Digi-Key 50,557 views
http://www.digikey.com/xmas - This video will demonstrate how to build your own battery operated Christmas lights to enjoy this holiday season.