7-segment Display

7-segment Display

What is a 7-segment Display?

The 7-segment display, is a component used to represent numbers in many electronic devices.

Today, it is very common to find LCDs in much electronic equipment, but there are many that still use the 7-segment display for its simplicity.

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TRIAC

TRIAC

TRIAC. Power control on alternating current (AC)

Triac is a semiconductor device that belongs to the family of thyristor control devices. It is essentially two SCR connected in parallel and backwards, sharing the same gate.

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Zener diode - Basic Operation - Applications

Zener diode – Basic Operation – Applications

What is a Zener diode?

The Zener diode is a special type of diode that allows the flow of current on the opposite direction of the arrow of the diode. This diode does not conduct until the applied voltage reaches or is greater of the breakdown voltage. Zener diode is very popular as Voltage reference element.

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