Handling Silkscreen On Pads
Engineering

One of the issues commonly seen in PCB design is silkscreen information overlapping exposed copper on pads. If the ink from the silkscreening process

FT_Prog and Programming the FT230X
Engineering

I mentioned FT-Prog in my last blog post. FT-Prog is a utility to program the EEPROM on FTDI devices. FT-Prog can configure the FT230X and add more fu

USB UART Interface on the Cheap
Engineering

With USB interfaces on microcontroller devices a USB connection always adds significant cost to the design. An ATMega328P costs $3.12 whereas the FT23