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How To Select an Inductor

When I was working on the the latest version of the Common Parts Library, I realized that it would be helpful to explain why you might pick one type of inductor over another. We...

Octopart Search on Go

You may have noticed that Octopart search has been running extra fast lately — that’s because we released an update to our web application that makes Octopart extra powerful and even easier to use. The server...

How to Pick a Low Cost PCB Tool

When it comes to PCB design tools, you have a lot of different options to choose from. First, there are the high-end, professional software suites. They put everything you need right at your fingertips...