Category: Analysis

How To Choose A Microcontroller

Previously in this series, we’ve covered how to select components: how to select capacitors, resistors, and inductors and connectors. When choosing a microcontroller, the decision process becomes a bit more complicated. There are thousands of microcontrollers...

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How People Make Decisions on Octopart

A couple of months ago, we revealed insights into who uses Octopart based on the results of a survey we ran earlier this year. The people who use our powerful search engine for electronic components...

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Plotting Pricing Trends from Octopart Data

Before you search for specific MPNs, it’s useful to understand broad trends in electronic component pricing and availability to save time and money. At Octopart, we manage information of more than 40 million electronic...

Who Uses Octopart?

Earlier this year, we surveyed Octopart visitors for one month to learn more about their jobs, ages, purchasing decisions, and their preferred resources so we can provide a better user experience. When we closed...