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High-voltage chip resistors deliver resistance values up to 10 Gigohms
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Stackpole Electronics has expanded its HVC series of high-voltage chip resistors with resistance values up to 10 Gigohms.
Agilent unveils DDR2, DDR3 BGA probes for scopes, analyzers
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Agilent Technologies claims the industry's first DDR2 and DDR3 ball-grid array (BGA) probes for oscilloscopes and logic analyzers.
Amphenol adds stacking version to high-speed connector platform
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Amphenol TCS has introduced a stacking version of its 20+ Gbits/s XCede backplane connector platform, providing performance headroom for mezzanine card applications.
Contact interface delivers high density, high speed
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Molex has partnered with Neoconix to deliver a copper flex assembly with a high-density and speed (HD&S) interposer.
Adaptive Digital rolls 512 ms VoIP echo canceller
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The VoIP G.168 Plus packet echo canceller can handle round-trip delays of up to 512 ms and has built-in awareness and handling of packet loss.
Rohde & Schwarz signal generator upgrade tackles CDMA 1xEVDO
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In the downlink, data rates are selectable along with rate index and packet size, traffic content can be defined, and a matrix allows flexible testing of reverse power control.
Applied completes solar tool firm buy
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Applied Materials Inc. has acquired Baccini S.p.A., a supplier of automated metallization and test systems for manufacturing crystalline silicon solar cells.
Voltage supervisors are pin-for-pin compatible with industry-standard ICs
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Catalyst Semiconductor has expanded its supervisor product line with the addition of three new industry-standard devices.
1-A rectifier housed in tiny package
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Intended for portable devices such as digital audio players, mobile phones and digital cameras, Diodes Inc.'s SBR1U40LP 1-A Super Barrier Rectifier (SBR) in housed in a 1.4-mm x 1.1-mm DFN package.
Voltage monitors sequence 12 power supplies simultaneouly
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Maxim's 12-/8-channel, EEPROM-configurable ICs are capable of voltage sequencing, monitoring, and margining with unique fault registers that store system voltage and fault information the instant a critical fault occurs in high-reliability systems.
Intersil tailors power IC for Intel Montevina platform
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Intersil's ISL6266A chip is a two-phase core controller designed to improve the efficiency and performance of systems based on the new generation of Intel Mobile, Core 2 Duo and Quad Core CPUs.
TI expands battery fuel gauge family
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Aimed at smart phones and mobile Internet devices, TI's system-side and pack-side Impedance Track fuel gauge ICs with integrated LDO simplify power management design.
8-bit MCUs extend battery life in portables
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Freescale Semiconductor has introduced low-power 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) designed to enhance portable performance, extend battery life and improve energy efficiency for a wide range of embedded applications.
Companies team for sub $100 3G Linux phone
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NXP Semiconductors has teamed with embedded Linux developer Purple Labs (Chambery, France) for a sub $100 3G reference mobile phone targeted at handset designers focusing on emerging and developing markets.
DDR3 clock reference board reaches 800-MHz
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Designed specifically for high performance testing, the DDR3 clock reference board from Inphi Corp. enables comprehensive validation of DDR3 RDIMMs and registers.
Programmable LED driver targets automotive, general lighting applications
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Maxim's latest chip provides many user-programmable features through on-chip nonvolatile EEPROM registers and integrates all the building blocks necessary to implement fixed-frequency high-brightness LED drivers with wide-range dimming control.
ST rolls out digital temperature sensor series
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These low-cost drop-in replacements for LM75, DS75 and TCN75A temperature sensor chips feature shutdown mode, plus low operating and standby currents.
Test instrument delivers pulse and noise generation
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Agilent Technologies claims to introduce the industry's first pulse function arbitrary noise generator, which is said to provide superior signal quality combined with versatile waveforms for general-purpose bench tests or advanced serial data stress tests.
Automotive microcontrollers aimed at new emission standards
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Infineon Technologies says it has developed the industry's highest performing and most integrated microcontroller family for automotive powertrain and chassis applications.
VME DSP board features 2 GHz Power Architecture
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The Curtiss-Wright CHAMP-AV5 is the first DSP VME board based on the 2 GHz 1682 Power Architecture from P.A. Semi.
Audio and power management IC delivers longer battery life, lower cost
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Wolfson's WM8400 combines a multimedia CODEC with integrated power management features to deliver a high-performance audio and mixing capability, longer battery life and reduced system cost for multimedia mobile handset designs
Boost converter drives up to 10 white LEDs
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AnalogicTech's AAT1239-1 high-efficiency, constant-current boost converter drives up to 10 white LEDs and reduces flicker with single-wire serial control.
ESD chip protects systems using high-speed ports
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California Micro Devices has expanded its XtremeESD family with a device that is the first to employ its PicoGuard XS ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection architecture.
Graphics processor breaks Teraflop barrier
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In a move that will expand the visual boundaries of PC entertainment beyond the 1080p HD threshold, AMD has developed the ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 graphics processor that breaks the Teraflop (one trillion floating point operations per second) barrier.
Keyboard gets new function keys
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EAO has launched an upgraded version of the W.series vandal-resistant keyboard with new function keys.
AdvancedMCT module features 1.2 GHz TMS320C6455 DSPs
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CommAgility's AMC-D4F1-1200 AdvancedMCT module features four TMS320C6455 DSPs running at 1.2 GHz and a Xilinx Virtex-4 FX100 FPGA.
SoC captures high-resolution stills, HD video simultaneously
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Ambarella has introduced the A390, a system-on-a-chip (SoC) that simultaneously captures 8Mpixels still pictures while generating and compressing high-definition (HD) video in either1080p60 or 1080i60 formats.
Digital voice stereo decoder supports NICAM/A2/EIA-J standards
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Asahi Kasei EMD Corp. (AKEMD) launched the AK4141, a single-chip, alignment-free digital decoder for European, Chinese and Japanese markets using NICAM/A2/EIA-J standards.
24-bit audio DAC delivers longer music playback
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Aimed at mobile music applications, ST's single-chip STw5210, a 24-bit audio DAC with playback time extender technology, reduces system power consumption for longer music playback, and incorporates on-chip power management, enabling direct connection to a battery.
Sierra Wireless expands embedded module series
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Sierra Wireless is offering two new embedded modules—the MC8785V for HSPA networks, and the MC5727 for EV-DO Revision A networks.
New automotive-grade, AEC-Q100 certified programmable power management solutions from Lattice
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Low-cost devices from Lattice integrate power supervisors, sequencers, and reset generators.
Air Semiconductor : Instant and continuous location technology targets portable consumer devices
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Air Semiconductor has revealed its core technology and its first product, the Airwave-1 chip, which aim to transform how location is used in portable devices.
SiGe Semiconductor : RF front-ends enable wireless multimedia
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The SE2547A and SE2548A RF front-end modules will enable new wireless multimedia services in client access applications including game consoles, desktop and laptop computers, and home access points.
Fluke : Thermal imagers offer rapid problem detection
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High-performance Fluke Ti25 and Ti10 thermal imagers make thermal imaging affordable and effective for day-to-day troubleshooting and maintenance tasks.
Dual-axis gyroscopes tout small size
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InvenSense has introduced the IDG-1100 family of dual-axis gyroscopes, measuring 4 x 5 x 1.2 mm.
NXP powers ahead with programmable LTE modem
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NXP Semiconductors (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) is set to demonstrate at next month's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona a multi-mode, programmable LTE modem that will be the basis of a software defined radio system from the company.
TriQuint launches two new RF modules
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The company has introduced a dual-band GSM Tx module for use in the Americas and a high-efficiency PA-Duplexer module for CDMA cellular-band applications.
Hitachi : 5.7-inch VGA TFT display features LED backlight
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The TX14D14VM1BAB 5.7-inch TFT display features VGA resolution and a 40,000 hour LED backlight.
Absopulse : Cost-optimized power supply suits harsh environments
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BAP 200 series industrial dc/dc converters are designed for operation in demanding environments.
Radial-leaded inductors target high-current circuit apps
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1/30/2008   1 comment
The DR371-1 and DR371-2 series of radial-leaded, molded inductors from Datatronic Distribution, Inc. are designed for high-current circuit applications.
Network device connects Metro Ethernet equipment to 10 GbE networks
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AMCC has introduced PEMAQUID, a XAUI-to-XFI 10G LAN/WAN/OTN framer/mapper/PHY device for 10 GbE, 10G Fibre Channel, WIS (OC-192/STM- 64) and OTU2 network applications.
8-bit MCUs deliver 1.8-3.3-V operation
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Freescale Semiconductor is extending its popular low-end, 8-bit HCS08 microcontroller (MCU) family with the introduction of two high-performance devices, aimed at consumer and industrial applications.
8-bit MCUs target consumer, industrial apps
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Freescale Semiconductor has added two devices to its ultra-low-end 8-bit RS08KA microcontroller (MCU) family, targeting entry-level mass market applications.
Lattice and Praesum Communications deliver low-cost Serial RapidIO solutions
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Serial RapidIO endpoint solution for LatticeECP2M FPGAs enables low-cost RapidIO connectivity for wireless infrastructure and other markets.
Altera's Arria GX FPGAs receive EN-Genius award
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Low-cost, Arria GX transceiver-based FPGA family from Altera receives "Product of the Year" award for "Best Value High-Performance FPGA".
VME/VXS processor board targets embedded applications
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Pentek, Inc. has introduced its Model 4207 VME/VXS board with a combination of a PowerPC processor, Xilinx FPGA and multiple high-speed Gigabit serial interfaces for high-performance digital signal processing and data-acquisition systems.
A/D converters guaranteed to +125 degrees C
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Linear Technology Corp. has launched a family of pin- and software-compatible 16- and 12-bit SAR A/D converters that guarantee operation across the -40°C to +125°C automotive temperature range.
Controllers provide ESD protection for Hi-Speed USB D+/D- signals
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Maxim's latest overvoltage-protection (OVP) controllers feature internal overcurrent protection and integrate low-capacitance (3pF, typ) diodes to provide ±15kV ESD protection HBM for Hi-Speed USB and USB D+/D- signals.
Controllers offer wide input voltage range
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Intersil's latest family of triple sync buck PWM and LDO controllers features independent digital, enabling designers to save power and board space.
Differential modulator driver supports 25-Gbits/s data rate
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Inphi's latest driver delivers large differential output voltage and the high data rates required for next-generation 40G Differential Quadrature Phase Shift Keying (DQPSK) and 100G optical communications applications.
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