Brushless Motors

DesignSpark Stephane RATELET Electronique

Nowadays, most DC motors and few AC motors are « Brushless ». There are many advantages in using these motors, even if the control is more complicated than other, cause of the electronic command needed.

This article will introduce the « Brushless motor ». At the menu, differents sorts of DC motors, why choose Brushless, type of Brushless motors, how they work and how to use an electronic power. Lire la suite

Hall effect sensors

DesignSpark Stephane RATELET Electronique

Hall effect sensors are used to sense magnetic field. In my previous job experience, I had the opportunity to use many of these sensors with brushless motor, in order to know the rotor position and to be able to switch windings correctly.

 

This article will introduce the hall effect, common type of sensors and brushless motor appliance.  Lire la suite

EDP Baseboard

DesignSpark Stephane RATELET Electronique

This article will review the Baseboard of the EDP (Embedded Development Platform), which is a new product from RS Components. The business as usual of RS is to distribute electronics components and all that you can find around (Tests and Measurement, Tools, test boards, etc…). With this EDP platform, RS provide an independent system for developer, in order to win time during design phases (usually 12 to 24 months) and being able to validate the best way to design.  Lire la suite