Distribution panel for 8 breakers Product News 1/31/2002 Post a comment Unipower Telecom's DPAC1U Series ac circuit breakers, only 1U high (1.75 inches) for 19- or 23-inch relay racks, provide ac distribution and overload protection for two to eight circuits.
Distrib rolls modular H/W platform Product News 1/31/2002 Post a comment Looking to provide design engineers with a flexible development solution to speed design cycles and lower costs, distributor Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. has rolled out a modular hard-ware development platform that supports a variety of chip device makers and their suppliers. The initial offering features Xilinx's field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs).
Low-power NEC MPU now faster Product News 1/31/2002 Post a comment The 64-bit VR4181A microprocessor from NEC Electronics Inc. integrates more peripherals and offers more memory than the earlier VR4181 and is said to be significantly faster.
PMC-to-CPCI board aids integration Product News 1/17/2002 Post a comment Peritek Corp. has designed its PMC-to-CompactPCI adapter board to speed the integration of PMC mezzanine cards into CompactPCI systems by reducing software development requirements.
Philips Semis Fits 16-Bit Logic Into Small Packages Product News 1/10/2002 Post a comment Philips Semiconductors is offering 16-bit low-voltage CMOS technology and low-voltage BiCMOS technology logic functions in a 56-pin, Jedec-standard very thin, fine-pitch ball grid array (VFBGA) package that is as much as 75 percent smaller than other packages, like small-outline and thin-shrink small-outline packages.
Board Vendors Flock To PICMG At Confab Product News 1/10/2002 Post a comment Compact Peripheral Component Interconnect technology will take center stage at the Bus&Board/2002 Conference in Long Beach, Calif., next week, as suppliers roll out a raft of products that comply with standards of the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG).
Small ac/dc supply for telecom delivers 1 kW Product News 1/10/2002 Post a comment OnLine Power Supply Inc. touts proprietary distributed-power magnetics technology as key to the size, weight and reliability advantages of its OPS-1000-48 ac/dc supply, which delivers up to 1 kW at 48 volts from a 180- to 240-Vac input.
Lower-Cost Chips Target Consumer Apps Product News 1/10/2002 Post a comment Semiconductor chip manufacturers came to the Consumer Electronics Show here last week with a bevy of products that they hope will be cost-effective enough to deliver high-end audio and video to mass markets.
IDT shrinks its SuperSync FIFOs, ups speed to 166 MHz Product News 1/4/2002 Post a comment Integrated Device Technology Inc. has raised the top-end speed of its 3.3-volt SuperSync II FIFO memory family to 166 MHz and added 100- and 144-ball ball grid array package options with a footprint 40 percent smaller than that of its previous offerings.
DDR DRAM hits 375 MHz Product News 1/4/2002 Post a comment Hynix Semiconductor Inc. is sampling a 128-Mbit double-data-rate (DDR) synchronous DRAM with a 4-Mbit x 32 configuration and a 375-MHz clock speed.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 18 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...