Breaking News
Product News
Content posted in April 2000
Page 1 / 5   >   >>
CompactPCI adapter card takes on multiple missions
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
The Cleveland adapter board from International Product Design Inc. links PCI boards to a 6U CompactPCI bus. According to president Shawn Arnold, the adapter has multiple missions.
Mezzanine board sports four fast serial interfaces
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
A PC-MIP mezzanine board from MEN Micro Inc., the Model P11, packs four high-speed asynchronous serial links on board, supporting full-duplex RS-422 and RS-485 operation.
VME carrier board takes four mezzanines
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Acromag Inc.'s AVME967O is a VME64x carrier board that takes up to four IndustryPack mezzanine boards, routing up to 200 I/O signals to its rear-panel connectors.
PCMCIA cards provide for asynchronous serial links
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Sealevel Systems Inc. has introduced a pair of PCMCIA cards that provide an asynchronous serial link to a range of peripheral devices, including modems, terminals, printers and data collection devices. The basic models support data rates up to 115 kbits/second, and an enhanced-UART option brings rates up to 460 kbits/s.
SBS operations go wild for CompactPCI
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
SBS Technologies Inc. has just launched a raft of offerings for the CompactPCI bus, courtesy of its diversified stable of operations, which address different slices of the bus-board systems market.
Getting a fix on the common flavors of DSP
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Traditionally, DSP "fixers," or fixed-point processors, are 16-bit devices that are cheaper to buy than 32-bit DSP "floaters" (floating-point processors) but more expensive to code, and sources said system builders choose between them for different reasons.
ADSL receiver boasts lowest dissipation
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Texas Instruments Inc. has begun marketing its THS6072 asymmetric digital subscriber line receiver, which is said to reduce power consumption by up to 300 milliwatts per port.
Comms chip shaves power by 15 percent
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
The CS61881 octal analog front-end communications chip from Cirrus Logic Inc. enables telephone equipment providers that use the E1 European standard to increase their central-office capacity while reducing power consumption by 15 percent.
GiGA rolls chip set for OC-192 line cards
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
GiGA North America's chip set for OC-192/STM-64 Sonet/SDH line cards performs functions that previously required a custom ASIC.
Dual BiCMOS op amp minimizes size
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products has used its new 0.8-micron BiCMOS process to produce the MAX4402, a dual rail-to-rail operational amplifier in an eight-pin SOT-23 package that measures 3 x 3 mm.
AMD adds 450-, 500-MHz CPUs to Mobile K-6 line
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
AMD has added the Mobile AMD-K6-III+ and Mobile AMD-K6-2+ to its K-6 microprocessor families. The units offer speeds from 450 to 500 MHz.
Clock chip blankets PC requirements
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Clock chip maker Pericom Semiconductor Corp. has added the PI6C115-02 to its SiliconClock family.
Step-down dc/dc works at 10 microamps
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Linear Technology Corp. says its LTC1771, a high-efficiency step-down dc/dc controller, operates at a quiescent current of 10 microamps, the lowest in the industry.
4-nanosecond transceiver rolls
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor International's Interface and Logic Group has added a 3.3-volt, 4-nanosecond octal registered transceiver to its LVT portfolio.
Genesis chip OK for HDCP spec
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Genesis Microchip has included high-bandwidth digital content protection (HDCP) in the Digital Visual Interface-compliant gm3020 chip for digital monitor interfaces.
ON Semi fields temp sensors
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor has launched two serially programmable System Management Bus (SMBus) temperature sensors. The devices have on-chip temperature-sensing diodes.
Connector has 104 positions
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
The PC/104 connector from Comm Con Connectors Inc. combines the 40- and 64-position versions into a single connector, improving alignment and providing a potential cost savings over the industry-standard J1 and J2 connectors.
Modular jacks tout speed
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Kycon Inc.'s GIS series of integrated modular jacks are designed for high-speed data applications.
Ceramic resonator aims at USB apps
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Murata Electronics North America claims its CSTS series ceramic resonator saves board space and pick-and-place costs for Universal Serial Bus (USB) applications.
Smart position sensors pose encoder challenge
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
The Model 601-1045 industrial position sensor from Spectrol is said to feature more than 5 million operating cycles with a radial load up to 200 grams applied to the shaft.
AB's position sensor needs no contact
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
AB Electronic Ltd.'s Orbisense Series contactless position sensor, based on Hall-effect technology, allows design engineers to measure angular or linear position in off-highway vehicles, construction and other heavy equipment.
Cabling enables simple brake monitoring
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
AEI Cables Ltd., a TT Group company, has introduced a brake-monitoring system for heavy trucks and tractor trailers that detects brake wear without the need for removing the wheels. The system is designed with abrasion-resistant cables developed by AEI for automotive and transportation applications.
SMA connectors operate up into the 18-GHz range
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
The Methode RF Products Business Unit of Methode Electronics Inc. has introduced a family of SMA connectors that meets the radio frequency (RF) connector needs of applications like process controls, PC/LANs, wireless systems, telecommunications, basestations and microwave systems.
600-watt supply fits 1U half-rack
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Sorensen has launched its DLM Series of 600-watt programmable dc supplies for automated testing applications that demand a small and lightweight supply.
DSP loyalties up for grabs in the bus board arena
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Digital signal processor chip veterans Texas Instruments Inc. and Analog Devices Inc. continue to vie for the hearts and minds of DSP board makers and their customers, but Motorola Inc.'s Semiconductor operation has become a serious contender for signal-processing applications as well.
Fairchild's 'Bottomless' MOSFET breaks 1 degrees C/W barrier
Product News  
4/27/2000   Post a comment
Citing a breakthrough in MOSFET packaging for dc/dc converters, Fairchild Semiconductor International says that its so-called Bottomless SO-8 combines the thermal performance of the much larger TO-263 (D2PAK) and the company's PowerTrench II technology in the industry-standard eight-pin small-outline IC footprint.
Page 1 / 5   >   >>


EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Creating a Vetinari Clock Using Antique Analog Meters
Max Maxfield
51 comments
As you may recall, the Mighty Hamster (a.k.a. Mike Field) graced my humble office with a visit a couple of weeks ago. (See All Hail the Mighty Hamster.) While he was here, Hamster noticed ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
11 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
11 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
45 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)