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Agilent names new VP/CIO
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10/29/1999   Post a comment
Signaling board updates fast
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
A 88.9 x 101.6-mm direct digital synthesizer board, the Model DDS7m from Novatech Instruments Inc., features simultaneous sine and ACMOS/TTL outputs at up to 68 MHz, handling frequency and phase updates in less than 400 nanoseconds.
Backplanes fit H.110 CTI spec
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
Hybricon Corp. has announced a series of 6U CompactPCI backplanes that comply with the H.110 computer-telephony (CTI) bus of the ECTF, plus the hot-swap and computer-telephony specifications of PICMG.
Mezzanine board has parallel I/O
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
Pentek Inc. has made a new addition to its line of velocity interface mezzanine (VIM) boards, the Model 6227, a parallel digital I/O board. Geared for mounting onto DSP boards based on Texas Instruments' C6x chips, the 6227 contains two 16-bit, data streaming parallel ports-one for input, one for output-plus a bidirectional, 16-bit control/status port, all operating at TTL levels.
Enclosure keeps drives shock-free
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
I-Bus Inc. has introduced a RAID enclosure, the Model RR4, which rack-mounts eight disk drives in a 4U-height form factor.
DSP boards near $1/Mflops
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
BittWare Research Systems has announced a new DSP board design called Shortfin that leverages Analog Devices' ADSP-21065L DSP chip to bring OEM board pricing down to about $1.25 per Mflops, according to company president Jeffry Milrod.
Primagraphics' PCI board set manages radar data
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
Primagraphics Ltd.'s Metro architecture for radar-scan conversion provides for the acquisition, processing, distribution and display of radar and graphics data.
Memory controller eyes PowerPC embedded CPUs
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
Tundra Semiconductor Corp. has introduced the PowerPro memory controller as a companion device to its PowerSpan PowerPC/PCI multiport bus switch.
Stacked memory has flash, SRAM
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas has begun offering stacked chip-scale memory devices with 32 Mbits of flash memory and 4 Mbits of SRAM.
Dual CAN 8051 targets 4-Mbyte memories
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
Dallas Semiconductor says its DS80C390 Dual CAN microprocessor is the first 8051 processor to integrate two Controller Area Network bus controllers and to be capable of addressing 4 Mbytes of external data memory and 4 Mbytes of external program memory.
JTAG launches 12-MHz USB boundary-scan controller
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
The JT 3710/USB DataBlaster is one of the first high-performance, Universal Serial Bus (USB)-powered JTAG controllers, according to JTAG Technologies B.V.
Keithley takes acquisition down new path
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
In the data-acquisition world, where the applications are as numerous as the seeds on a sunflower, variety and flexibility in equipment are a given.
Bomar male F connector cuts out extra cable to pcb
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
Bomar Interconnect Products Inc. has introduced the Eliminator, a male F connector that allows set-box tuner modules to be connected directly to a printed-circuit board.
Bright, surface-mount LEDs boast diffused lens
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. last week unveiled a line of visible surface-mount device (SMD) light-emitting diodes consisting of both diffused- and clear-lens types for the automotive market.
Heat sinks help systems chill out
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10/26/1999   Post a comment
Given the power dissipation issues associated with compact ICs and the increas-ing criticality of temperature control for minimizing failure rate, capable and innovative heat sink products and design software are forging ahead to meet the cooling challenge.
High-current fuses from Raychem fit wireless apps
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10/20/1999   Post a comment
Raychem's VTP240, the newest addition to its Polyswitch Battery Protection line of resettable fuses, has the highest hold current (2.4 amps) in the VTP series.
IGBTs, modules hike market performance
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10/20/1999   Post a comment
Powerex is offering a series of trench-gate IGBTs to boost efficiency and reduce EMI in inverters, UPSes and industrial equipment.
Dc/dc power-supply unit eliminates large caps
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10/20/1999   Post a comment
Switch Power/MMC has introduced a family of dc/dc power-supply modules for multiplexed digital telephone systems using ringing subscriber line interface circuit ICs.
PCU manages power over eight servers
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10/20/1999   Post a comment
The Masterswitch Plus from APC is a server-based remote power control unit (PCU) that allows users to individually control power to connected devices, and gracefully shut down up to eight connected servers of different operating systems based on UPS events or the company's environmental monitoring card (previously called Measure-UPS II) events.
Supervisor ICs keep tight tabs on batteries
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10/20/1999   Post a comment
Three hot new supervisor ICs from Micrel, PowerSmart and Unitrode show the innovative routes vendors are taking to achieve higher measurement accuracies in battery management.
Logic interface supports 133-MHz SDRAM
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10/20/1999   Post a comment
The 74VCXF162835 from Fairchild Semiconductor is a low-voltage, 18-bit universal bus driver with 3.6-V-tolerant outputs and 26-series resistors in the outputs.
High-density chip set fits IP over T1/E1 applications
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10/20/1999   Post a comment
PMC-Sierra has launched its FREEDM-84/Temux chip set designed for packet-based T1/E1 over channelized DS-3 or Sonet/SDH interfaces for Internet-access switch, router and access-multiplexer applications.
Backplane interconnect takes JTAG test
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10/20/1999   Post a comment
Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AMCC) has unveiled what it describes as an off-the-shelf dual-channel serial backplane interconnect IC with boundary scan.
Sensor can replace two potentiometers
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
Spectrol Electronics Corp.'s Model 938 sensor combines digital and analog electronics in an environmentally sealed, standardized package.
Inductors serve power dc/dc apps
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
Coilcraft's DO1813HC power inductors feature rms current ratings from 0.72 to 6 A and are said to offer the high current and low inductance values required for high-power dc/dc applications.
Resistor boosts phototransistor
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
Optek Technology Inc.'s OP793 and OP798 silicon npn phototransistors integrate base-emitter resistors that are said to enhance the transistors' low-current roll-off characteristic, letting them ignore low-level ambient lighting while providing sharp turn-on characteristics in low-contrast applications.
Coax panel jack is long-bodied
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
Tru-Connector Corp.'s 7-16 RF coaxial panel jack has a longer body than comparable devices to simplify cable installation and a large center conductor access hole to ease soldering.
Power supply cools on its own
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
A universal ac input, fixed-frequency, single- and triple-output switching power supply from Converter Concepts handles 250 W in natural convection and doesn't need a cooling fan.
Capacitors suit portable designs
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
Cal-Chip Electronics has added size 0402 to its GMC series of multilayer ceramic chip capacitors for notebook computers, personal digital assistants and other applications that require high-density mounting.
Converters pack more power
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
"SuperMicro" dc/dc converters from RO Associates are said to incorporate the power of "three-quarter brick" devices into industry-standard half-brick packages (measuring 2.28 x 2.4 x 0.5 inches).

Receivers speed 2.5-Gbit/s data
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
Receiver/emitter modules from Hamamatsu Corp. allow high-speed optical-fiber communication with low noise and wide dynamic range.
Wells-CTI surface-mount BGA sockets now available
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
Z-LOK zero insertion force (ZIF) ball-grid array sockets for surface-mount applications are available from Wells-CTI.
PFC front end stays efficient
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
A power-factor correction front-end module from OnLine Power Supply Inc. promises no thermal deration, which means it doesn't suffer efficiency losses at higher temperatures.
Inductors built for RF, wireless
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
High-frequency multiplayer ceramic inductors for RF and wireless applications feature self-resonant frequencies up to 4 GHz and quality factors up to 55 at 800 MHz.
Transformers go to 250 VA
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
MCI Transformer has earned UL and TUV/CE qualification for its 4-49 series industry-standard international quick-connect transformers in sizes 9 (200 VA) and 10 (250 VA).
Resistors span 2.5 to 5.5 W
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10/19/1999   Post a comment
Noninductive, bulk ceramic resistors from 2.5 to 5.5 W with resistance values from 1 to 15,000 ohms in 10 percent tolerance are available from Ohmite Manufacturing Co.
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