From the Desk of Ladyada – The Great Search at Digi-Key: Inductors! @digikey
From the Desk of Ladyada – The Great Search at Digi-Key. A new feature on Desk of Ladyada, we’re still searching for the best name 🙂
On our first episode of The Great Search with Digi-Key we go hunting for an inductor! Boost converters are ultra-integrated these days, so other than a few resistors and capacitors, we only need to spec out the power inductor. It’s important to pick the right one – small enough to fit on the PCB, with enough current carrying capacity for our boosting, and low DC resistance for high efficiency! Join us as we show how to whittle down the thousands of available inductors to a few choice options.
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