PicUntu – Rockchip RK3066 Linux Distribution for mini PCs (UG802, MK808, …)

Many people are using RK3066 mini PCs because they currently offer the best performance to cost ratio, but until now they were mainly limited to Android Jelly Bean, although there was some preliminary port of Ubuntu available for the devices. Now, this preliminary port has become a specific Linux distribution for Rockchip RK3066 PCs-on-a-stick called PicUntu, which is based on …

Design Your Own PLC-Compatible PSU

Narrow-band low-frequency power-line communications (NB LF PLC) is a hot topic these days. Engineers creating PLC modems must consider which PLC standard (PRIME, G3, S-FSK) will be used and which hardware will get the best performance out of the design. The modem’s power supply unit (PSU) also is essential for good performance. The PSU supplies the PLC modem as well …