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PCI-X-to-PCI-X bridges support different modes
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6/27/2003   Post a comment
Tapping into technology acquired from HiNT Corp., PLX Technology is spinning a line of PCI-X-to-PCI-X bridging chips for networking and telecom equipment designs.
Chip set's power specs fit demands of VRD/VRM-10
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6/27/2003   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products' MAX8523/8525 chip set meets the requirements of Intel Corp.'s VRD/VRM-10 power specifications.
3 x 3-mm DFN package houses a 400-milliamp buck regulator
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6/27/2003   Post a comment
Sipex Corp.'s synchronous 400-milliamp buck regulator is housed in a tiny dual-fine-pitch no-lead package. By occupying only 3 x 3 mm of board space, the DFN package is said to reduce layout area by 40 percent.
Microstepper chip handles autocruise
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6/27/2003   Post a comment
AMI Semiconductor's AMIS-30621 is a microstepping motor driver for remote and multiple-axis positioning applications such as those involved in automotive headlamp leveling and swiveling, cruise control and idle control.
Dc/dc boasts 5% boost in efficiency
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6/27/2003   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor's FDS7066SN3 is the first in a new family of MOSFETs using the company's flip-leaded molded package and SyncFET technology to improve overall efficiency in synchronous dc/dc buck converters by up to 5 percent.
Full-bridge driver tuned for auto apps
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6/27/2003   Post a comment
Targeting automotive and industrial markets, Allegro Microsystems Inc.'s A3940 predriver IC for large-brush dc motors provides four high-current gate-drive outputs capable of driving a wide range of n-channel power MOSFETs.
Linear Technology's dc/dc offers boost to multiphase applications
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Adding a welcome twist for multiphase applications, Linear Technology Corp.'s synchronous LTC3425 dc/dc converter chip incorporates a switching four-phase boost topology for 3.3- to 5-volt power conversion for handheld computers, ADSL and interface electronics.
Smith & Associates appoints CFO
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RapidIO Expanding to High-Speed Data Plane Applications
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6/26/2003   Post a comment
The RapidIO Trade Association has announced plans to expand its focus to include data plane applications for telecommunications networks. The extensions are expected to enable lower-cost standards-based products such as multiprotocol switches, 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches, edge routers, SAN switches, DSLAMs and IP service switches.
ADI Boosts DSP Performance
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6/19/2003   Post a comment
The new generation of TigerSHARC processors is said to have the industry's highest performance per dollar, per watt or per square inch of board space.
Regulator, contoller ICs extend comms
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6/19/2003   Post a comment
National Semiconductor Corp. has designed its LM5000 high-input-voltage regulator and LM5030 current-mode PWM controller in analog bipolar CMOS DMOS (ABCD) technology for next-generation communications system requirements.
SBCs handle extended temperatures
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6/12/2003   Post a comment
VersaLogic Corp., here, and Octagon Systems (Westminster, Colo.) have each introduced single-board computer (SBC) systems for applications that require a -40 degrees C to 85 degrees C temperature range.
Pentek's VME module offers I/O flexibility
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Pentek Inc.'s Model 4295 four-processor VME board comes with two expansion-module sites.
SBC supports ATCA specs
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A single-board computer from Force Computers Inc. is based on the new PICMG 3.x series of Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA) open specifications.
Intersil controller ICs aim for servers
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Two single-rail power distribution hot-swap controllers from Intersil Corp. work on 3.3-volt (ISL6117) and 2.5-V (ISL6120) rails, respectively.
ICs manage power of Moto Quicc processor
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Motorola Inc. will come out of the gate this month with two ICs that manage the power capabilities of its Quicc I and II processors, which are popular processors in telecom, networking, cable modem and asymmetric digital subscriber line equipment designs.
Boards roll for embedded PCI-X
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The quest for higher performance in embedded applications is pushing systems manufacturers to search for a successor to the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group's (PICMG's) venerable 1.0 architecture.
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