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RF module operates in 868-MHz ISM band
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4/30/2007   Post a comment
One RF Technology has introduced a low-cost, 868-MHz RF module dubbed TinyOne Lite that is optimized for low-power radio communication at a competitive cost and available with or without an integrated antenna.
High-power diode laser bars offer simplified integration
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PulseLife Horizontal Arrays are Coherent Inc.'s new series of diode laser packages that deliver high-power output while offering simplified water-cooling requirements.
Linear launches quad-channel 2.25-MHz DC/DC converter
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Linear Technology has developed a quad channel, high efficiency, 2.25-MHz, synchronous buck regulator that delivers up to 300mA, dual 200mA and 100mA continuous outputs from a 3mm x 3mm QFN package.
DC/DC converter is drop-in replacement for old, new designs
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Ericsson Power Modules' latest DC/DC converter platform, the PKY4716PI, uses the industry-standard full-brick format and footprint, making it a suitable drop-in replacement for applications in the telecom and industrial sectors.
1 W DC/DC converter suitable for small-design applications
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C&D Technologies extended their NMJ series of low-power DC/DC converters to include eight single-output models. The devices are UL60950 safety-standard approved, 1 W converters.
PMICs enable smaller design of DC/DC converters, LDOs
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Maxim Integrated Products introduced the MAX8667/MAX8668, a 4-channel power-management ICs (PMICs) in a 9 mm2 TQFN package. These PMICs minimize total design size by integrating two step-down DC/DC converters and two low-input, low-dropout regulators (LDOs), as well as all feedback networks.
HD-AVC/DOCSIS platforms target high-definition PVR applications
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Conexant Systems announced the availability of two OpenCable-compliant cable set-top box (STB) reference designs for high-definition (HD) personal video recording (PVR) applications.
Compact MEMS flow sensors detect clogged filters, protect equipment
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Omron Electronic Components developed the D6F-W and D6F-V series of MEMS flow sensors, which have the ability to measure air velocity and volume. The D6F-W01A1 measures a flow range of 0 to 1 m/s and the D6F-W04A1 a range of 0 to 4 m/s. Both exhibit a ±5% full-scale repeatable accuracy, while the D6F-V measures a flow range of 0 to 3 m/s with a ±10% full-scale repeatable accuracy.
GUI console targets SNMP-capable midspans
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Phihong developed a GUI (graphical user interface) console for use with their simple network management protocol (SNMP)-capable midspans.
MP3 chip market sees new landscape
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Despite the growth of MP3 player sales, the market for controller chips for these products is seeing intense price erosion as new competitors enter the fray, according to iSuppli Corp.
Epoxy preform remains flexible under thermal cycling
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Designed for under-the-hood automotive applications, Multi-Seals Inc. introduces the Uni-Form M5-82 linear epoxy preform that remains flexible under temperature changes.
Tiny encoder delivers 318 LPI resolution
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Avago says its high resolution AEDR-8400-14x surface-mount optical encoders are the industry's smallest with dimensions of 3 x 3.28 x 1.26-mm.
IC Manage announces hardware/software design management platform
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GDP (Global Design Platform) from IC Manage facilitates scalable, collaborative, IC (FPGA, ASIC, SoC) and system-level electronic designs.
Micro fuel cells to hit mainstream in 2010
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Despite a flurry of announcements and investments in micro fuel cells for portable devices, the technology is not expected to become a mainstream product until 2010 or so, according to an expert in the arena.
Carbon film resistors offer less than 3 watts for commercial apps
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IRC offers the CCF series of commercial-grade low-power carbon film resistors for consumer electronic devices.
High luminance 2.7-inch LCD modules target industrial applications
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NEC Electronics America adds three high luminance 2.7-inch QVGA amorphous silicon color LCD modules to its portfolio of TFT-LCD modules for industrial mobile applications.
Meru stresses hardware flexibility for 802.11n nets
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Meru Networks Inc., which has blazed its own trail in 802.11b/g media access control chips to gain system-level advantages, is going for multiple unique attributes in its 802.11n networks.

Gateways: Ikanos tunes its Fusiv processor for VDSL2
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Ikanos Communications Inc. is offering two new versions of the Fusiv processor architecture, acquired from Analog Devices Inc. in early 2006, for residential gateways based on fiber-to-the-home architectures and for VDSL2 very high-bit-rate digital subscriber line specs.

Hybrid coupler covers 100-500-MHz range
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Innovative Power Products has introduced a high power 3-dB 90-degree hybrid coupler that covers the 100 to 500-MHz frequency range.
Optically coupled isolators provide 6kV isolation
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Providing design engineers with an extended range of isolators for applications that require 6kVDC electrical isolation, TT electronics OPTEK Technology has expanded its family of optically coupled isolators.
Static analysis tool maps code's 'DNA'
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Coverity Inc. says the new release of its Prevent static code-analysis software embodies a new approach to "software mapping" that finds more bugs in embedded and enterprise software than previous technologies. The Prevent Software Quality System (SQS) also includes new defect- tracking capabilities and Java support.

Environmental law firm releases REACH document
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4/27/2007   Post a comment
White & Case LLP has published a Q&A document about the European Union's Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) legislation, which goes into effect on June 1, 2007.
LDO extends battery run-time in portable devices
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4/27/2007   Post a comment
Diodes Inc. has launched a 300-mA fast transient response LDO with a low quiescent current and adjustable regulation down to 1.0 V, which makes it suitable for portable and low-power applications.
16-Mbit SDRAM design reduces SiP/MCP cost in mobile apps
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Optmized for the mobile handset market, Inapac Technology Inc. is sampling a 16-Mbit SDRAM design based on its high-volume SiPFLOW platform that incorporates a design-for-test (DFT) architecture and production methodology.
Spectrum analyzers offer digital demodulation for wireless networks
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Aimed at wireless design, R&D and production test engineers, the Aeroflex 3280 Series spectrum analyzers now offers digital demodulation for analyzing 802.11a, b and g wireless networks.
ZigBee module features TI SoC
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One RF Technology has introduced a SoC-based ZigBee solution for building automation and wireless sensor networks applications. The miniature ZigBee module, dubbed uTiny, is based on the Texas Instruments CC2430 SoC.
Intel, Micron sample 50-nm MLC NAND flash
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IM Flash Technologies, the manufacturing joint venture between Intel Corp. and Micron Technology Inc., is sampling a 50-nm multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash memory with a 16-Gbit die density.
Compact digital I/O module includes locking USB connector
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The SeaDAC Lite family of USB digital I/O products offers system designers a compact, low-cost alternative for interfacing any USB equipped computer with real world signals.
DC/DC converters offer adjustable outputs as high as 350 Vdc
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Transitronix has introduced the TAF series of high-voltage DC/DC converters that provide adjustable outputs as high as 350 Vdc from 12 Vdc or 24 Vdc inputs.
600-V thyristors deliver high current in small package
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4/27/2007   Post a comment
IXYS has announced that its subsidiary, Westcode Semiconductors, launched a series of 600-V thyristors encapsulated in Westcode's low-profile Wespack housings for greater energy and weight efficiency in power systems.
Integrated power modules improve performance in plasma displays
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Fairchild Semiconductor has developed the PDP-SPM power modules specifically for driving plasma display panels (PDP). The integrated modules are said to simplify designs and improve system performance.
Analog input XMC modules feature Virtex-5 FPGA
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4/27/2007   Post a comment
Designed with the latest generation Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA, VMETRO has developed a pair of high-speed analog input XMC modules— one is a single channel 3 GSPS ADC and the other is a dual channel 1.5GSPS ADC.
PWM controller cuts power-supply size
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Linear's LTC3873 is a current mode, PWM controller that reduces the size and complexity of Flyback, Boost and SEPIC power supplies.
Free layout viewer serves trillion transistors
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A layout viewer from Micro Magic promises instantaneous viewing of trillion-transistor chips — and the Max-View viewer is free to U.S. engineers until June 2008.
AC/DC switchers meet medical safety standards
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4/26/2007   Post a comment
The Protek Electronics PM201 Series of 200-W AC/DC switching power supplies delivers 22 medical-grade models that meet EN60101-1 medical safety standards.
LDO delivers 500 mA current rating in thin SOT-23 package
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4/26/2007   Post a comment
Catalyst Semiconductor has launched the first device in its new line of low dropout (LDO) regulators. The CAT6219 is one of only a few devices available that provides a 500 mA peak output current in a five-lead, 1-mm profile thin SOT-23 package.
New platform for end-to-end development of data and storage networking ASICs or FPGAs
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4/26/2007   Post a comment
CebaIP Platform from CebaTech provides a solutions-based IP framework for end-to-end development of data and storage networking ASICs or FPGAs
Xilinx EasyPath FPGAs selected for new ultrasound system
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Aloka selects Xilinx Virtex-4 SX EasyPath FPGAs for its new ProSound 10 high-end diagnostic ultrasound system.
Inductors offer high current in small package
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EPCOS has introduced a high-current, surface-mount inductor in a 1210 case size that matches the electrical properties of a larger 1812 device.
DIN rail power supply offers single phase universal input, three phase input
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4/26/2007   Post a comment
XP Power released the DNR480, a single-output 480 W model which offers universal input, accepting voltages in the range of 90 to 264 Vac single phase without the need for switch selection, or 340 to 575 Vac three phase, depending on model.
Linear Hall sensor offers position sensing of newest-generation throttle valves
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Micronas announced the HAL 82x family of programmable Hall-effect sensors, designed to meet the latest accuracy requirements of automotive applications which includes an integrated EEPROM to store the sensor parameters.
PCI cards deliver 128 opto-isolated channels
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The ADLINK PCI-744X high-density DIO PCI card series delivers up to 128 opto-isolated channels for applications including industrial I/O control and automation, large-scale test and measurement and relay control.
SBC includes dual-core 8641D processor, up to 4 Gbytes memory
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GE Fanuc Embedded Systems developed the PPC9A, the latest addition to their PowerXtreme family of 6U VME single board computers (SBC). At the heart of the PPC9A is Freescale's PowerPC processor, the dual-core 8641D operating at 1.3 GHz.
xDSL splitter/filter modules shrink in size for VDSL2 apps
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Pulse has expanded its SmartER series of xDSL, high-density, low-pass splitter/filter modules with two new devices aimed at very-high-bit-rate digital subscriber line (VDSL2) applications.
Zero ohm jumper delivers ultra-low resistance
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IRC Advanced Film Division's LRZ series of cross-over jumper resistors for consumer applications deliver ultra-low resistance values and high current ratings
Inapac rolls IP for SiP/MCP designs
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Inapac Technology Inc., a provider of IP-based DRAM solutions for system-in-package (SiP) and multi-chip-package (MCP) devices, has released a new 16-megabit SDRAM design optimized for the mobile handset market.
Storage module supports 2.5-in. SATA HDDs, two CompactFlash drives
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4/26/2007   Post a comment
Concurrent Technologies has developed the AdvancedMC (AMC) mass storage module, supporting either two 2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives (HDD) or two CompactFlash drives. Raid 0 and Raid 1 support is also available.
VME SBC debuts with XMC, CompactFlash sites
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Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing has announced its most advanced Power Architecture PowerPC-based rugged VME64x 6U single board computer (SBC), the SVME/DMV-184.
Visual computing system boosts workstation performance
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4/26/2007   Post a comment
Check out NVIDIA's latest version of the Quadro Plex visual computing system (VCS). It incorporates the unified architecture and computing capability of NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600 GPUs, boosting workstation and cluster performance for a wide range of graphics-intensive styling and design, oil and gas, and scientific applications.
Zuken offers free Texas Instruments DSP footprint data
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4/26/2007   Post a comment
Engineering consulting company Zuken is offering free footprint data for DSPs from Texas Instruments. This footprint data can be used with Zuken's CR-5000 PCB design solution.
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