What are Switches?

A switch is an electrical device, or component, that has the ability to “break” an electrical circuit. It can disrupt the electrical current, or it can send the current to another conductor. The switch could control just a single electrical connection, or it can open or close more than one. You are going to find… Continue reading What are Switches?

What are HVAC Sensors?

Having proper heating, ventilation, and air conditioning in the home is important. Many homes today are utilizing powerful technology that will make it much easier for them to have more control over the home’s heating and air, and HVAC sensors are a huge part of that. More and more people want to have smart homes,… Continue reading What are HVAC Sensors?

What are Chip Systems?

A chip system, or a system on a chip (SOC), is an integrated circuit that places all of the various components of an electronic system or computer system into just one chip. You will find these most often in embedded systems. Some of the systems will run only a single system, while others are capable… Continue reading What are Chip Systems?

Fuse Holders Overview

What Are Fuses Used For? Fuses are a type of safety device that is situated between the electrical source and associated loads. If the current running through the circuit is too high, and is greater than the predetermined threshold for the circuit or device, the fuse will then “blow”, which will cut off or close… Continue reading Fuse Holders Overview

Computing and Peripherals

Computing and peripherals include an enormous variety of different products, some of which are exceptionally advanced and others of which have been around for decades, but still remain useful. What Is Considered Computing? Computing includes activities using computers and building and maintaining computers themselves. Not all computers are the electronic devices most people are familiar… Continue reading Computing and Peripherals