Spring shielding on M9 connectors rated to 4A Product News 12/22/2009 Post a comment Binder Connector has enhanced its extensive range of M9 connectors with the introduction of iris spring technology for terminating the cable screen in the metal-bodied 712 series of sub-miniature circular connectors.
Ford will enable Wi-Fi in some 2010 cars Product News 12/21/2009 Post a comment Ford Motor Co. said the next generation of its Sync in-car infotainment systems to be released in 2010 will support Wi-Fi, but users will have to supply a wireless modem that plugs into the Sync systems USB slot to link the in-car Wi-Fi net to the Internet.
IF gain block amplifiers claims highest dynamic range Product News 12/17/2009 Post a comment Analog Devices, Inc., has launched two new intermediate frequency (IF) gain block amplifiers that claim to provide the highest dynamic range available from internally matched IF gain blocks by combining best-in-class linearity and noise figure performance.
Solar Energy and the micro-inverters Product News 12/16/2009 1 comment New micro-inverter technology can pinpoint when a specific solar module is failing in an entire system so they can be identified and replaced on a regular service call.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments