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Metal element resistors deliver power ratings up to 5 watts
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IRC has introduced the OARS-XP series of metal element resistors with power ratings up to 5 watts in a unique flameproof open-air, surface-mount package.
Ruggedized MicroTCA chassis passes military tests
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Elma Electronic has released a ruggedized ATR chassis for MicroTCA that passes military testing for shock/vibration and electromagnetic interference requirements.
BI Technologies expands molded inductor family
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BI Technologies expands its HM72A series of molded inductors with miniature and custom devices, aimed at distributed power architecture applications.
Circuit breakers offered in fluorescent blue color
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Schurter has introduced the TA35 series of circuit breakers in 1-, 2- or 3-pole arrangements. This next-generation equipment breaker is now available in a fluorescent blue color.
Inductors deliver low inductance, low DCR
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Vishay has launched a toroidal, high-current, high-temperature inductor that touts the industry's highest rated saturation current, and the industry's lowest inductance and direct current of resistance (DCR).
Stollmann adds EDR features to its Bluetooth development kit
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BlueFace+MPA now supports HFP 1.5, eSCO, and the current version 2.1 of the Bluetooth spec in addition to the SPP and A2DP profiles.
IR expands SupIRBuck high-density regulator line
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IR has expanded its SupIRBuck portfolio of wide input, single output integrated point-of-load (POL) DC-DC voltage regulators with the introduction of the IR380x family for consumer embedded POL applications up to 14 amps.
Infineon rolls two-chip HSPA solution
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One day after Infineon had to lower the outlook for its wireless devices business, the company announces the availability of a 3G platform with reduced chip count.
Infineon : Power modules enable efficient inverter designs
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Infineon Technologies introduces the MIPAQ (Modules Integrating Power, Application and Quality) family of IGBT modules that offers a very high level of integration.
LEM : Current transducers check automotive batteries
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LEM's HAB xx-S family of current transducers for automotive battery-monitoring applications have been designed to measure dc, ac, or pulsed currents up to ±100 A.
Alps : VGA camera module is only 2.2 mm thick
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Alps Electric's FPDJ8 series 1/10 opt inch VGA (640 x 480 dots) camera module are designed for mobile phones and handheld game machines. The module measures 5.0 x 5.0 x 2.2 mm (WxDxH).
Linear Technology : Ultralow supply current monitors are ideal for portable electronics
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The LTC2934 and LTC2935 ultralow power supply monitors draw only 500 nA of quiescent current.
Lorlin : Metal keypads come with or without illimunation
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Lorlin Electronics announces additions to its KP range of vandal proof metal keypads. New models provide simpler switching options to complement the existing 12 and 16 button keypads.
14-function navigation switch combines sensitive touch and tactile functions
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C&K Components has developed a 14-function navigation switch that combines sensitive touch and tactile functions while guaranteeing an extended life span of 1 million actuations per direction.
Jitter attenuators offer ultra-low jitter of 0.25 ps RMS
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Valpey Fisher Corp. has introduced two jitter attenuators for synchronous Ethernet applications.
Current shunt monitors improve accuracy, reduce board space
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TI introduces the INA210 family of zero-drift, bi-directional current shunt monitor ICs in a SC70 package for a variety of applications.
Double-diode ESD protection array saves board space in portable electronics
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Vishay has released a compact double-diode ESD protection array designed to protect dual high-speed USB ports or up to two other high-frequency signal lines against transient voltage signals.
EDA Vendors Reference Charts
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2008 WallCharts by Gary Smith identify EDA vendors by market segment.
Low-jitter, dual-output clock generator targets Ethernet applications
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Maxim Integrated Products has developed a low-jitter, dual-output clock generator that uses a low-noise VCO and proprietary PLL architecture to generate two ultra-low-jitter, 0.14psRMS (typ) clock outputs from a 25MHz crystal resonator.
Driver helps designers replace Schottky diodes with MOSFETs
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Zetex Semiconductors has introduced the ZXGD3101, a zero point detector driver that enables designers to replace Schottky diodes with surface mount MOSFETs.
New LinkSwitch simplifies CV/CC charger designs
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Newest generation touts an output accuracy of 5 percent over line and temperature variations, includes line-drop compensation circuitry, and guarantees very low no-load dissipation to easily meet Energy Star 2.0 standards for external power supplies.
LED assemblies available in a full range of colors
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OPTEK Technology has developed a complete series of 1-W single-LED assemblies on metal-core printed circuit boards that deliver exceptional thermal performance.
OFDM-based modem delivers up to 100-kbit/s at 10- to 490-kHz
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Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAX2990, a power-line communication (PLC) modem based on the OFDM (orthogonal frequency division multiplexing) method.
Low-power timing devices hit the consumer market
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IDT announced a family of real-time clock devices designed for use in consumer applications, such as set-top boxes, GPS devices, energy meters and MP3 players.
ST moves SPEAr SoCs to 65nm
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By transferring the SPEAr family to 65-nm process technology, ST's SoC can integrate an advanced ARM926EJ-S processor core with two 16k memory caches, running at 333MHz, for data and instructions and up to 300,000 gates (ASIC-equivalent) of embedded configurable logic.
Serial RapidIO switch targets cost-sensitive applications
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Tundra Semiconductor Corp. targets cost-sensitive applications with the introduction of the Tsi572TM Serial RapidIO switch.
Atheros' adds advanced GPS, keeps power low
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Features include Assisted GPS (AGPS) technology, advanced parallel search, and industry-leading tracking sensitivity of -160dBm.
Vincotech showcases multipurpose power modules
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At the PCIM trade fair in Nuremberg, Vincotech introduced new products. The company which emerged from the former Tyco Electronics Power Systems through a buyout from investment company Gores Group introduced several power modules for solar, motor control and UPS applications.
Wireless ADM voice codec offers low power consumption
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CML Microcircuits has developed an adaptive delta modulation (ADM) voice codec, a complete multi-mode product in a tiny SOIC package.
Via rolls first 64-bit, x86-based processors
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Taiwan's Via Technologies Inc. has rolled out the first members of its x86-based microprocessor line, build around its previously-announced 64-bit superscalar technology.
Intel, Micron roll 34-nm NAND device
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Intel Corp. and Micron Technology Inc. have claimed the technical lead in the NAND flash market.
RF Solutions : Radio control systems transmit up to 1,000 metres
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Housed in a rugged IP68 weatherproof enclosure, RF Solutions' FireBlade remote control system is supplied with an antenna and delivers a transmitting range of up to 1,000 metres.
Yokogawa : Mini-OTDR features a high trace quality
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The Yokogawa AQ7275 is a mini-OTDR (optical time-domain reflectometer) featuring a very high trace quality, extended battery life, high measurement speed, wide dynamic range, and a number of options and accessories.
Infineon lowers communications outlook
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Despite recent reports that Samsung intends to increase its HSDPA orders from Infineon, the German chip maker had to lower his Q3 outlook for his communications branch.
Power MOSFETS offered in PowerPAK SC-70 package
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Vishay Intertechnology has released 15 power MOSFETS in a PowerPAK SC-70 package. This offering is said to include the industry's first 12-V devices in this package type, together with the industry's lowest on-resistance for voltage rating and package size.
Type N connector targets outdoor RF applications
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Bomar Interconnect Products has added a sealed female Type N connector to its proprietary line of RoHS-compliant V-Bite RF edgeboard connectors.
Wide-input dc/dc converters target battery systems in vehicles
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Vicor Corp. has introduced the Maxi family of 28-V wide-input dc/dc converters for battery systems in vehicles.
Advantest doubles dynamic test handler throughput
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Advantest has announced its M6242 dynamic test handler that provides throughput of 42,200 units per hour for high-volume production test of memory devices such as DRAM.
ST enhances high-voltage converter line
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ST's avalanche-rugged 800V MOSFET line includes integrated protection, start-up and power-saving features that boost reliability, economy and efficiency.
Linear houses power management chip in tiny packaging
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Linear Technology triple output converter includes a 700mA (ISW) synchronous boost regulator, a 250mA (IOUT) synchronous buck regulator and a 100mA (IOUT) LDO in a 3mm x 3mm QFN-16 package.
Dynamic test handler delivers precision positioning for LCD drivers
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Advantest has introduced the M7522 dynamic test handler with high-speed precision accuracy for TAB and COF-packaged LCD driver ICs.
Kodak CCD image sensor to scan for damaged shuttle heat tiles
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Onboard the next flight of the space shuttle Discovery, Kodak's CCD image sensors will provide critical images of the spacecraft to ensure that no damage occurred during lift-off or in-flight.
Measurement/automation software reduces application development time
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National Instruments (NI) has released Measurement Studio 8.5 to add test and measurement functionality to the latest Microsoft development environment.
Additional info with regard to the latest in Altium's unified electronics design solution
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Electronics design decisions linked in real time to the MCAD world; guided routing; custom instruments to test designs inside FPGAs; and much more...
QuickLogic's ArcticLink platform now available in wafer-level chip-scale packaging
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New packaging from QuickLogic reduces board space requirement for mobile applications; 60% reduction in foot print compared to smallest ArcticLink BGA package.
Micrel : Delay line IC is very linear and monotonic
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The dual channel SY89297U, the second generation of Micrel's delay line ICs, can be serially programmed to provide just 5 ns of delay per channel while running up to 3.2 Gbits/s-1.6 GHz.
Texas Instruments : 16-bit A-D converters target precision signal acquisition
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Texas Instruments has announced two multi-channel, 16-bit, delta-sigma analog-to-digital converters, which combine outstanding dc accuracy and ac performance with cost-effective integration.
Maxim : OFDM-based powerline modem delivers up to 100 kbits/s at 10 to 490 kHz
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Maxim introduces the MAX2990 OFDM-based, power-line communication (PLC) modem.
Universal system manager IC offers battery-backup charge, no-loss calibration
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Linear Technology's LTC4110 is a complete single-chip battery charge and discharge manager for Li-ion/polymer, NiMH, NiCd, and SLA batteries and super capacitors.
ST extends 32-bit MCU family
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STMicroelectronics NV (Geneva, Switzerland) has added 28 devices to its family of 32-bit Flash microcontrollers based on ARM's Cortex-M3 core to provide up to 512 Kbytes of Flash, larger SRAM and additional peripherals for displays, sound, storage and advanced control.
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