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July 28, 2021
Crossover distortion on a Class B amplifier

Used in audio equipment, radio, TV, and computers amplifiers are components that increase or amplify the voltage, current or power of an electrical signal. Almost all electronic circuits and systems use at least one stage of amplification. As engineers and technicians, we should be able to identify different classes of amplifiers.

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July 09, 2021
The difference chart

Looking for new training opportunities but you aren’t sure which type of education would suit your needs best? Confused about the different types of education that are being offered and not sure what their differences are? Depending on whether you are looking to get into a new area of study or whether you want to advance your career by adding other credentials, all four options below can be useful.

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June 30, 2021
Robotics in a factory

As efficient as modern manufacturing processes have become, owning and operating a smart factory is not without its challenges. Finding ways to produce goods more quickly, with a greater degree of safety, at a higher quality, and at a lower cost are all facets of manufacturing that are urgently being iterated upon, even by industry leaders in the automotive sector.

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June 23, 2021
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1. Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or often referred to as Industry 4.0, is currently underway in all aspects of the global economy. Industry 4.0 represents the ongoing automation of both the traditional manufacturing processes and other industrial practices across non-manufacturing sectors of the economy.

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June 17, 2021
PETH Front Cover

Need to quickly find the formula for calculating resistance? Still need clarification about common characteristics of weighted number systems? Find these topics, and many more, in the new and updated Practicing Electronics Technician's Handbook Second Edition!

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June 07, 2021
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If you’re considering taking the Electronics Technician certificate program, maybe you’ve been wondering what kind of a computer you need to install our program curriculum and simulation software. Luckily, the system requirements are modest, so most computers will meet them.

The three system requirements are:

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June 04, 2021
Industrial site with virtual links

Keeping up with the technology changes in the manufacturing/industrial industry is important to stay relevant in your job/career. With the world changing so quickly, it’s always a good idea to stay in the loop and know what the current and future trends are, and take advantage of opportunities to grow. But how can one keep up with the industry?

Below are 4 ways to stay up to date:

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