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Cal Micro expands wafer capacity for ASIP devices
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7/5/2004   Post a comment
California Micro Devices has entered into a wafer supply agreement with SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. to expand its wafer capacity for the company's application specific integrated passive (ASIP) devices and analog semiconductors for mobile, computing and digital consumer markets.
Speed sensor integrates tracking capacitor
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Targeting automotive and industrial applications, Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. has announced the availability of its new high-accuracy analog speed sensor with integrated tracking capacitor and dual zero-crossing output signal. Applications include automotive crankshaft speed sensing using ring magnets.
Socket system available in three grid sizes
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Mill-Max is offering new ball grid array (BGA) socket/adapter system in three grid sizes. They fit 0.8-mm, 1.0-mm and .050-in. grid footprints for socketing BGA devices and interconnecting circuit boards.
Web-based toolkit educates power supply designers
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7/3/2004   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor's web-based Offline Power Supply Toolkit helps designers to dramatically reduce design cycle times. The toolkit, found at http://www.fairchildsemi.com/designcenter, features state-of-the-art tutorials, selection tools, and design aids that address AC/DC topologies.
Windows CE 5.0 features expanded licensing program
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Embedded device software expands feature set and offers access to additional source code. Licensees will be able to maintain ownership of their derivative code.
SlickEdit plug-in supports Eclipse 3.0
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7/2/2004   Post a comment
Plug-in editor features advanced navigation, symbol analysis, recorded and programmable macros, editable dynamic differencing, and merge.
Programmable oscillators ship in 24 hours
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NDK (Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co., Ltd.) has announced the availability of its new 2775Y, 2775W, and 2785V series of programmable crystal clock oscillators (XOs) that can be shipped in 24 hours or less. Designed to shorten lead time for prototyping or for low volume production applications, NDK's frequency writing technology allows standard units to be tuned at the company's design centers in North America, Asia, and Europe to the required frequency very quickly, according to the company.
Watch crystals delivered on tape-and-reel
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MMD Components (Monitor & Quartztek) is offering its new line of surface-mount watch crystals on tape-and-reel to enable easy pick and placement and eliminate the need for hand-placing cylindrical crystals. The new WCSMD 32.768 KHz crystals use the same 6.5 x 1.9-mm can used on conventional watch crystals.
Filter boasts up to 1 GHz of attenuation
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Tyco Electronics, a business segment of Tyco International Ltd., has introduced a high performance CORCOM EJT series filter with attenuation performance up to 1 GHz. The company claims this two stage, inlet filter attenuates noise at much higher frequencies than traditional inlet filters currently available in the market.
Contact allows higher current ratings
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Tyco Electronics, a business segment of Tyco International, Ltd., recently introduced Type III+ enhanced high current signal contacts that offer an additional 8 amps of current carrying capacity for a single contact compared to standard Type III+ contacts under identical testing conditions.
Modular-I/O instrument controller packs integral touchscreen
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7/2/2004   Post a comment
Need a small single-board computer that includes its own bit-mapped display? Embedded computer maker Mosaic Industries has one. It's a C-language-programmable board with a built-in graphical user interface.
Noise generator addresses new E911 cellphone locator services
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RF and microwave noise-test company Noise Com is debuting an expandable platform for testing the susceptibility to interference of emergency E911 applications on cellphones, as well as GPS receivers. For the latter, the E911 generates low phase-noise high-power out-of-band interference, without obscuring signals in the GPS band.
Reference board speeds IC-based flyback design
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International Rectifier's IRISMPS5 is a reference design for a flyback topology that uses the company's versatile and efficient IRIS4015 integrated switcher IC. The reference design, i.e., a universal-input AC/DC supply that delivers 6 amps at 15 volts, is suited to powering such systems as LCD monitors, CD/DVD players, fax machines, printers and set-top boxes.
UXPi favors NRZ signaling scheme
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7/1/2004   Post a comment
David S. McCallum, strategic product manager at Molex Inc. explains why NRZ signaling scheme offers benefits over PAM-4 in the implementation of next generation 10 Gbit/s systems.
Test cable assemblies are good out to 110 GHz
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7/1/2004   Post a comment
Working with microwave test gear? Having troubles with cable assemblies and repeatability? Here are some new flexible coaxial cable assemblies that are designed for instrumentation applications. These cables can work with your microwave test gear at frequencies as high as 110 GHz.
DIP rotaries offer actuator choices
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The DR series of DIP rotary switches from NKK Switches features a choice of screwdriver, shaft, dial-adjusted or knob actuators, with trouble-free code setting, and highly visible legends. Arrow or dot indicators are available.
Tyco upgrades microwave-switching relays
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Harrisburg, Pa. — Tyco Electronics, a business segment of Tyco International, Ltd., is offering an extended life version of its CII brand microwave-switching relays. The MW family products now provide a typical life expectancy of up to 10 million operations when switching low level loads. The company says it has increased the life of the relay tenfold through a series of process improvements.
Rocker switch seals out moisture
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Sealed to IP 67, CIT Relay & Switch's new subminiature rocker switch offers electrical ratings from .4 VA for dry circuit applications to 3A for power applications in both SPDT and DPDT configurations. Applications include computers and computer peripherals, telecommunications, security, test equipment, instrumentation and medical applications.
Power cube inductors pack high power density in small package
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Measuring less than 10-mm high with low direct current resistance (DCR) and high saturation current, the new Pulse PG0200 power cube inductors target desktop PCs with T-socket processors. Applications include servers, multi-phase voltage regulator modules (VRMs), dc-to-dc converters, and other point-of-load applications.
EMI filter saves board space in dc-to-dc converter apps
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Targeting the telecommunications bus market, Picor, a subsidiary of Vicor Corp. offers a new active EMI filter for 48 V dc-to-dc converter applications. The company says the EMI filter's compact surface-mount package, measuring 1.0 x 1.0 x 0.2-in. (25.4 x 25.4.5 x 5.1-mm), offers a board space savings of 50% to 80% over passive EMI filter solutions.
Quad variable gain amplifier lowers the power/cost for medical ultrasound systems
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Analog Devices introduces a quad variable gain amplifier that enables medical ultrasound engineers to achieve greater image quality while reducing the power, cost and size of new designs. Compared to competitive VGAs now used for low to mid-range and portable systems (10- and 12-bit resolution), the AD8335 delivers 4x better signal-to-noise ratio.
Lead-free manufacturing: the reality is clear; the information is not
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Beginning July 1, 2006 all products sold to the European Union must comply with the Reduction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) in Electrical and Electronic Equipment and the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) initiatives. While many North American manufacturers have taken a "wait and see" stance on the subject, the reality of lead-free manufacturing is upon us and electronics manufacturers are beginning to feel the pressure.
SiGe HBT dual channel gain block amplifiers ideal for wireless infrastructure
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Hittite Microwave announces two SiGe HBT Dual Channel Gain Block MMIC SMT amplifiers that are ideal for wireless infrastructure/handhelds, test equipment, microwave radio and military COTS applications from DC to 5 GHz.
First DS3/E3 multi-channel LIU and framer combination device has integrated jitter attenuation
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Exar announced the industry's first DS3/E3 LIU/Framer/jitter attenuation combination device family that leverages the company's R3 technology. These devices follow Exar's single channel part, the XRT79L71 by adding multichannel integrated parts allowing customers to reduce board space.
Highly integrated client and router devices enable three-chip networking solution
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Broadcom announced a single-chip 54g wireless local area networking solution that delivers industry-leading range, configuration and security features. It enables more opportunities to integrate the 54 Mbps wireless technology into notebook and handheld computers, and consumer electronic devices.
High-speed CAN transceiver offers 3.3V or 5.0V logic
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AMI Semiconductor introduced a high-speed CAN transceiver that combines true 3.3V or 5.0V logic interfaces, excellent EMC performance and a new environmentally friendly package.
New bricks extend intermediate-bus options
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Celestica's HUS42-096 half-brick and QUS20-120-NVDR quarter-brick DC/DC converters, part of the company's IBC series, are designed to optimize intermediate-bus architectures. The 460-watt HUS42-096 has a 5:1 input/output voltage ratio (the first half-brick of its kind, according to the company), and thus will provide 7 to 11 volts (often considered the "sweetspot" for highest overall system efficiency) from a 36- to 55-volt input. The QUS20-120-NVDR quarter-brick is the vertical-mount version of
DVD reference design provides one of the industry's lowest system bill of materials
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Royal Philips Electronics announced its new Nexperia semiconductor reference design, offering one of the industry's lowest system bill of materials for DVD+RW video recorders.
Flexible 400mV reference a direct hit for portable medical equipment
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Linear Technology says its new LT6650 is the lowest voltage series reference available. The device features a built-in rail-to-rail output buffer amplifier and ±1% guaranteed accuracy from -40°C to 85°C. The LT6650 is ideally suited for portable industrial and medical equipment, plus low power instrumentation.
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