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SMD dc/dc converters crank up power
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12/29/1999   Post a comment
With telecom and distributed-power applications leading the charge, the surface-mount dc/dc converter industry is poised to jump to power levels unheard of only two years ago.
CompactPCI bus arrives for many board makers
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12/29/1999   Post a comment
This past year has witnessed a flood of new computer boards for the CompactPCI bus. Established CPU board makers expanded their product lines and a number of new players in both CPU and I/O boards got into the game.
Connector makers strive to smooth and simplify production process
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12/29/1999   Post a comment
Connector makers will begin the new millennium with a spate of interconnect solutions aimed at simplifying their customers' manufacturing operations-even, in some cases, while enabling more customization.
Clock IC aims at Intel set
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
Pericom Semiconductor Corp. calls its PI6C110E SiliconClock for home PCs a complete system-timing solution for Intel's new 810E chip set.
CAN transceiver controls EMI and ESD problems
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
Infineon Technologies North America Corp. has introduced a fault-tolerant controller area network (CAN) transceiver that is said to offer minimum electromagnetic interference (EMI) emissions and maximum protection against damage from electrostatic discharge (ESD).
Framer chips can manage ATM cells plus packets
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
Oki Semiconductor has introduced two packet-over-Sonet framer chips dubbed the TC622POS and TC622POS+.
Keyboard controller, USB hub reside on single chip
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
Philips Semiconductors has integrated a Universal Serial Bus hub with a keyboard controller in a single chip, the ISP1130.
Toshiba adds 128M flash
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. (TAEC) has introduced 128-Mbit NAND single-level cell flash memories in a thin-small outline package Type I and in SmartMedia floppy disk card packaging with 16 Mbytes of removable storage.
Metal-programmed gate arrays run at 3.3 or 5 V
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
Integrated Logic Systems Inc. has launched its MPGA-3v3 family of ASICs, the latest generation of ILSI's metal-programmed gate array (MPGA) technology, designed to replace FPGA and CPLD devices.
Logic: Big opportunity in small package?
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
Low-voltage logic suppliers Texas Instruments Inc. and ON Semiconductor (Phoenix) are gearing up for a market opportunity for single and dual devices pioneered by Toshiba America Electronic Components.
RS-232s linked to Ethernet
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
The EM1OOO standalone modem from Z-World is an industrial-grade device that connects an RS-232 device to an Ethernet network.
Graphics, CPU climb aboard
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
The Panther from VersaLogic Corp. integrates a Socket 7 microprocessor with cache, memory, networking and graphics in two 3.55 x 3.755-inch PC/104-Plus boards.
Sony recorder integrates conditioning
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
Sony Precision Technology America's high-speed digital data recorder, the SIR-1000i, features selectable integrated signal conditioning inputs on each of its sixteen 20-kHz analog channels.
Calibrator accuracy is traceable
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
Tegam Inc. says its Model OCS2500 oscilloscope calibrator is the lowest-cost system available with leveled output accuracy traceable to NIST standards.
Inductors wind their way to advances
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
Inductor makers, beseeched by data communications and telecom customers to weave improved performance characteristics into ever-tinier packages, are yielding impressive results.
CPU boards tap Pentium III model in flip-chip package
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12/21/1999   Post a comment
Concurrent Technologies has unwrapped what it claims are the first CPU boards based on the flip-chip version of Intel Corp.'s Pentium III microprocessor.
Buck converter powers mobile phones
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
An integrated synchronous buck converter IC from Vishay Siliconix (Santa Clara, Calif.) powers baseband and power amplifier circuitry in satellite phones and other mobile communications handsets.
PCI board delivers direct digital-video capture
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
Matrox Imaging has introduced an IEEE 1394 interface board for PCI, calling the Firewire interface an emerging "new standard for connecting to industrial and scientific cameras."
Intelligent printer yields a four-inch-wide output
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
Datamax Corp.'s newest line of industrial printers is built from the ground up for 4-inch-wide print formats.
Triple-output adapters eliminate shock hazards
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
Phihong's PSA-65U-300 ac-adapter series delivers 65 watts from three outputs for expanding point-of-sale terminals, computer peripherals and networking and portable systems.
Octagon's I/O-rich SBC can take a licking
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
The EPC-350 from Octagon Systems is a rugged, I/O-packed single-board computer for -40 degrees C to +85 degrees C operating environments, featuring low enough power dissipation for fanless operation and high resistance to shock and vibration.
SCSI board touts rear
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
The SCSI-3 is the first 3U CompactPCI SCSI-3 controller board with rear I/O, according to Mark Gunn, vice president of sales and marketing at One Stop Systems.
Battery chip boosts life of lithium-ions
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
Xicor characterizes its X3100 as the first programmable "smart safety unit" battery chip, enabling the design of smart lithium-ion battery backs with longer run-times and extended life at lower cost.
Pentium III board touts multiple functions
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
Trenton Technology Inc. has introduced a single-board computer for passive-backplane ISA/PCI bus systems. Dubbed the Model 820S1, it features a Pentium III microprocessor, Intel 820 chip set, 133-MHz front-side bus, dual IDE interfaces, Ultra2 SCSI, 10/100 Base T Ethernet and AGP graphics to provide lots of "headroom" for tomorrow's applications, said Roger Hurlbert, Trenton's vice president of marketing.
Power-One puts muscle in switcher lines
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
Power-One's PFC375-4500 power-factor-corrected quad-output supply in the company's PFC375 series meets the growing need for multiple high-powered outputs in more compact packages.
Electronic projector does it your way
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
The Display Products Division of Mitsubishi Electronics America Inc. has introduced a configurable projector design, along with three "feature suites" that can reside in the same lightweight, 7-pound chassis.
CRT monitor reduces depth
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
A short-depth, 17-inch CRT monitor with the footprint of a conventional 14-inch monitor has been introduced by the Computer Peripheral Division of Panasonic Document Imaging Co.
Backlight inverters get a new streamlined design
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
The MB Series of inverters from Endicott Research Group provides the capability and flexibility of the company's original MC Series, but forgoes extra features such as pulse-width modulation (dimming function).
Backplanes keep crosstalk down
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
Hybricon Corp. has unveiled a series of CompactPCI backplanes that tout low signal crosstalk.
400-W bricks key wireless applications
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
RO Associates' MV48-5, the second model in the company's MegaVerter line of dc/dc converters, delivers 400 watts at 5 volts from a nominal 48 Vdc (36-75 Vdc input) for distributed power in wireless, telcom, industrial control and computer applications.
Pentair unveils Euro subracks
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
Pentair Electronic Packaging has introduced its Europac subrack systems, compatible with IEC 297, ANSI/EIA RS-310 and IEEE 1101.10 standards.
CPU board packs dual disk drives
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12/14/1999   Post a comment
The Model C3550 from Dynatem is a three-slot CompactPCI CPU board packaged with an IDE hard disk drive and floppy disk drive.
Set-top box decoder runs faster, supports SDRAM
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12/13/1999   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics, which claims over 70 percent of the mar-ket for set-top box decoders, has introduced the STi5512 Omega model to replace last year's Sti5510.
Zilog programmable timer sports on-chip calibration
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12/13/1999   Post a comment
Zilog Inc. has introduced the ZSBI050, a programmable timer with on-chip memory to store timing parameters.
Spread-spectrum chip set works with Direct Rambus
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12/13/1999   Post a comment
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. has introduced a spread-spectrum frequency-timing generator chip set to work with Intel's 820 chip set for RDRAMs.
SDRAM module for Via chip set
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12/13/1999   Post a comment
Viking Components is offering synchronous DRAM modules for Via's Apollo Pro133A PC133 chip set in capacities ranging from 64 Mbytes to 512 Mbytes.
SDRAMs among the fastest
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12/13/1999   Post a comment
Hyundai MicroElectronics has begun shipping 2M x 32, 200-MHz synchronous DRAMs that are said to be among the fastest single-data-rate SDRAMs available.
Transformer line zeroes in on XDSL apps
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12/13/1999   Post a comment
Three HDSL2 transformers from Coilcraft are among the first of a new line of magnetics for XDSL applications and are optimized for the Level One SK70740/-41/-42 and other HDSL2 transceiver chip sets.
Flat-top SMT inductors touted for a low profile
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12/13/1999   Post a comment
The Model DR332 Dataline Series inductors from Datatronics are aimed at balanced data transmission systems and interfaces such as RS-422, RS-423 or RS-485, as well as telecommunications interfaces such as ISDN and automotive data-bus systems such as CANbus.
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