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Tester can do CE marking
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5/29/2001   Post a comment
A family of LCR meters and impedance-measuring instruments from QuadTech has been approved for CE marking, according to the company.
Monitors verify protocols
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A line of white-box protocol monitors, called CheckerWare Monitors, has been added to the 0-In Design Automation Inc. suite of white-box verification solutions. The monitors verify protocol correctness for a range of complex industry-standard buses and interfaces, including PCI, PCI-X, Low Pin Count (LPC), Utopia Levels 1-4, Amba buses for the ARM microprocessor, SDRAM and double-data-rate SDRAM.
Compact bridge fits portables
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Force Computers flexes 2U rack-mount system
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The Flexor System 2, a 2U system for high-density rack-mount applications from Force Computers Inc. includes a Flexor range single-board computer with integrated graphics, Ethernet, disk controller, serial and Universal Serial Bus.
Title VGA ports get ESD protector
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5/29/2001   Post a comment
California Micro Devices' integrated passive VGA port protector, the PACVGA105, has seven channels of electrostatic-discharge protection for the signal lines commonly found in a PC's VGA port.
Low-power FIFOs fast, dense
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Winbond launches 256Mbit DDR SDRAM line
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5/24/2001   Post a comment
HSINCHU, Taiwan -- Winbond Electronics Corp. has introduced a line of 256Mbit double-data-rate (DDR) SDRAM chips, following the lead of first-tier companies such as Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
Consortium reviews new standards for testing networking chip and board technologies
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5/23/2001   Post a comment
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- A consortium that hopes to set new IC-testing standards for high-speed networking chip and board-level technologies has narrowed its proposals to three separate solutions. The so-called AC-Extest Working Group--an organization that consists of automatic-test equipment suppliers, chip makers, and OEMs--plans to review IC-testing proposals from three different companies: Agilent Technologies, Cisco Systems, and Philips.
Aluminum nitride in terminator
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5/21/2001   Post a comment
Bird Component Products Inc. has substituted aluminum nitride as an alternative to beryllium oxide substrates to create the environmentally friendly Model 100-NST-FN termination offerings.
Carrier tape eases SMT use
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80C51 MCU combines 64k flash, 8k RAM
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Philips Semiconductors said its 89C668 is among the first 80C51-based microcontrollers to combine up to 64 kbytes of flash program memory and 8 kbytes of RAM.
VMEbus DSP board boasts 10,000 Mips
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5/21/2001   Post a comment
A hot-swappable VMEbus DSP board from Communication Automation Corp. combines 96 DSP cores with a pair of MIPS RISC processors, for what the company says is a peak performance of more than 10,000 Mips.
SBC features programmability
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A programmable single-board computer from Tidal Engineering Corp. has a fully integrated C development environment and an IEEE-488 General Purpose Interface Bus controller for flexible, rapid instrument development.
PC133 DIMMs have low profile
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5/21/2001   Post a comment
A 1.125-inch-high, 168-pin PC133 dual in-line memory module from Kentron Technologies is available with densities ranging from 128 Mbytes to 1 Gbyte.
Distributor development kits add value
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5/21/2001   Post a comment
As the electronics industry waits for the next business upswing, design activity is at its highest level, distributors say.
Stacking connector touts very high density
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5/21/2001   Post a comment
Teradyne Connection Systems' newest interconnect offering, the very high-density metric (VHDM) six-row stacking connector, provides a press-fit solution for stacking applications such as daughtercard-to-backplane and daughtercard-to-granddaughtercard links.
Flextronics forms alliance with Japanese electronics contractor
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5/17/2001   Post a comment
Flextronics International Ltd. and Japan's Kyoden Corp. have formed an alliance that's expected to give Flextronics an edge in its efforts to gain more manufacturing contracts in the Japanese electronics market.
Backplane connectors gain density for fiber-optic apps
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5/14/2001   Post a comment
The rising port density of communications equipment is pushing connector companies to boost the density of fiber-optic connectors.
MCUs migrate to flash memories
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San Jose, Calif. - Declining prices and market timing pressures are driving a mass migration from mask ROM to flash memory embedded into microcontroller ICs.
Digital I/O board taps USB
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Atek shrinks optical mouse
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Linux drives controller board
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Module packs two DDR DRAMs
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Bushings offer improved seals
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