The Interactive Signal Chain Block Diagrams Library

Analog Devices (ADI) with their 50+ year history has the expertise and technical knowhow in the semiconductor industry. They are a global leader in amplifiers, converters, RF, and power management devices. With such a rich and deep history in electronics they have a long list of proven signal chain block diagrams available for designers to use. These Block Diagrams are now available in a new and exciting interactive format from Digi-Key Electronics. This Interactive Signal Chain Block Diagram Library is full of hundreds of designs.

Let’s take a quick tour.

On the homepage, you can select from nine market segments or applications.

Each market segment has multiple subsections to choose from and each one of these has multiple signal chain block diagrams to view. Each block in the signal chain is linked to a list of proven parts for that part of the design.

For example, by selecting “Building Technology”, a list of four subcategories with the number of signal chains available is listed.

If you select LED General Lighting, you get several options of which Smart Light system’s signal chain is shown below:

Select a block in the signal chain and a list of proven parts will be listed for research, design, and selection.

It is that easy. A proven design, quickly leading designers to thousands of parts, all in a very short period of time. There are hundreds of Signal Chains available and thousands of parts to review. New signal chain block diagrams and new products will be added monthly.

About this author

Image of Stephen Wegscheid Stephen Wegscheid, Senior Product Manager-Semiconductors at Digi-Key Electronics, specializes in analog/linear electronics, connectivity products, and single-board computers. He has a Master of Science degree from Bemidji State University and over 25 years of experience in design, manufacturing, and distribution. Additionally, he is the holder of a US patent.
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