For novel ideas about building embedded systems (both hardware and firmware), join the 30,000+ engineers who subscribe to The Embedded Muse, a free biweekly newsletter. The Muse has no hype and no vendor PR. Click here to subscribe.

Cmicrotek uCP100

Thanks to the fine folks at Cmicrotek, this month's (April, 2019) giveaway is (your choice) either a µCP100 or µCP120 current probe. These are instruments that measure the current consumption of low-power IoT-type systems. I reviewed them here. Enter the contest here.

The Write Only Memory was a fake part Signetics introduced April Fool's day many decades ago. It's a hoot. Here is page 1, and this is page 2.