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Analogue and Digital Electronic Design

Common Analogue and Digital Circuitry for Circuit and PCB Design In this article we will look at some of the most common analogue and digital circuitry used in electronic circuits

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What are Single Board Computers and How Are They Used?

Single board computers, or SBCs, are becoming more and more popular as people learn about their many benefits. These tiny computers can be used for a variety of purposes, from

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Where are all the engineers?

The engineering skills shortage is a pressing issue. Businesses are seeing a general lack of applicants for engineering roles causing more difficulty in recruitment and hampering UK industry, innovation and business

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Are Reviews Important for Conveying Trust?

Interview: Are ratings and reviews the best way to earn, maintain, and convey customer trust? In their latest boardroom discussion, Tom and Rory discuss the value and risks of review

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The Benefits of Using Panel PCs in Industry

Panel PCs are becoming more and more popular in industrial settings. There are many reasons for this: they are more durable than traditional PCs, and they can be mounted in

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The bigger picture: weathering the storm, water-cooler moments, and plans for a US office

DSL’s MD, Rory Dear, talks openly about the personal challenges of his first four years at the helm of DSL, the business impacts of global crises, and the resilience of

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APLEX AEx Series Have all Passed ATEX Zone 22 Standard

APLEX AEx Series Have all PassedATEX Zone 22 Standard Taipei, Taiwan-February, 2022-APLEX Technology Inc., a global industrial computer products solutions provider, is proudly to announce that our AEx series has

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How Industrial Computers are Used

Computers have come a long way since their early prototypes. The first computers were the size of whole rooms and were used mainly in Government. Over time, as technology progressed,

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Challenges in Embedded Computing System Design

The world around us is becoming increasingly more computerised. This expansion of digital devices has become so widespread that the line between man and machine is quickly blurring. Every day,

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DSL helps to tackle mental health through community football sponsorship

A government study on sport participation found that societal sports can deliver an amazing range of benefits for individual and communities including health, education, skills, personal development, and social inclusion.

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Lessons Learnt from the Fuel Crisis may provide the answers to the component crisis

“The component shortage has been going on for what seems like forever,” says Rory Dear, Managing Director of DSL.He summarises it as the ‘perfect storm’ of anomalies that together contributed

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How to mitigate the effects of longer lead time components

The global chips and components shortage presents a challenge for all product development and manufacturing companies. As one of the UK’s leading cradle-to-grave industrial computing and electronics

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What is Electronic Design? How to Outsource it for Maximum Effect

What is electronic design? Electronic design is the process of designing and creating electrical circuits, systems, and devices. This can include anything from PCB boards to industrial computers. It’s a

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Outsourcing Electronic Design Projects

Electronic design is a crucial part of many industries. Look at the world around you right now, and look at your work environment – there are bound to be electrical

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From the expert: choosing the right industrial PC

Knowing your 304 stainless steel from your 316L, and distinguishing IP66 from IP69K, can make choosing the right industrial PC a breeze. But if you’re unfamiliar with these ratings, don’t

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The superhero business partners shaping DSL’s growth

The 1st of July 2021 was a big milestone for us as it marked the 30th Anniversary of DSL. From humble beginnings in 1991, Derek Carpenter founded DSL to serve

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What is Involved in an Electronic Design Project?

Your business is unique, and that means that pre-designed products and services may not always fit your needs. The more exactly your needs are met, the better your business can

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Stainless Steel Panel PCs for the Food Industry

DSL is delighted to introduce the ViTAM series of stainless steel panel PCs. These are especially beneficial in food industry environments, where exacting levels of hygiene are required. The ViTAM

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Mental Health First Aid: challenging stigma and promoting early intervention

Rory Dear, DSL’s Managing Director, is on a mission to encourage a culture where it is acceptable to talk about, and seek support for, poor mental health. In his latest

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Time to think

DSL’s Sales Manager, Tom Scott, on his admiration for the electronic product designers and embedded entrepreneurs helping to drive the economy forward. Since the first lockdown in March 2020, we’ve

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