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100-MHz FIFOs run off 3.3 V
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8/31/1999   Post a comment
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. has introduced ten 3.3-volt Deep Sync first-in, first-out memories at 100 MHz to complement its 5-V offerings.
SiGe crosspoint switch hits 3.2 Gbps
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8/31/1999   Post a comment
Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AMCC) claims its S2018 is the first very high-speed silicon-germanium 17 x 17 differential crosspoint switch with full broadcast switching capability.
Precision gage heads require very little power
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The GCD-SE Series spring-loaded precision gage heads from Lucas Control Systems, a unit of LucasVarity, have low power requirements, making them suitable for portable, handheld measurement applications.
Hall-effect sensor avoids solder bridging
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The SS5 series surface-mount Hall-effect sensor from Honeywell's Micro Switch Division comes in a plastic package that uses an industry-standard gull-wing design, making it less susceptible to solder bridging and enabling increased circuit-board density, according to Micro Switch.<
Modular contact gets female counterpart
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8/31/1999   Post a comment
Bourns Inc. has introduced a female modular contact as a counterpart to its 70AA male modular contact. An off-the-shelf battery contact solution, the 70AA female is aimed at eliminating costly custom design.
C-MAC's TCXO touts stability
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The CFPT-635 temperature-compensated crystal oscillator from C-MAC Frequency Products offers frequency stability to within plus/minus 2.5 ppm over a temperature range from -30 degrees to 80 degrees C.
Switch handles broadband apps
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Alpha Industries has introduced the AS169-73 integrated single-pole, double-throw switch, which delivers a broadband switching solution for transmit and receive chains operating from dc 2.5 GHz.
ZIF connectors cut size, weight
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Hirose Electric (U.S.A.) Inc. has introduced the FH17 series of zero-insertion-force connectors, which terminate flexible printed circuits (FPCs) and stand 1.3 mm above the board-mounting surface. It is 20 percent smaller and 35 percent lighter than Hirose's FH12 line.
Trimpots rated for 10k+ cycles
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8/31/1999   Post a comment
Piher International Corp.'s PT series of single-turn trimmer potentiometers, available in 6-, 10- and 15-mm diameters, have a catalog-specified life expectancy of 10,000 cycles and have been approved in some applications at 100,000 cycles.
UPS takes solar, alternative power inputs
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8/31/1999   Post a comment
Trace Engineering's Backup Electric System Packages serve basically as uninterruptible power supplies, with a twist: They accept ac/dc input from such alternative power sources as generators, solar panels and wind generators for virtually unlimited backup time-hours, days or weeks.
Rugged board computer targets vehicular apps
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8/31/1999   Post a comment
he Ruggedized Vehicle Single Board Computer from Micro Industries Corp. is a 6.375 x 8-inch PC-compatible board designed for the rigors of vehicular applications. It includes global positioning system functionality and a wealth of I/O "to act as an interface to various sensors and systems in a vehicle," communicating with an operator using video, keyboard and sound interfaces, said Nelson Carney, vice president of sales for PC products
Digitizer boards have oscilloscope-like characteristics
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8/31/1999   Post a comment
When it comes to data-acquisition instrumentation, vendors typically start out with a relatively low-speed offering and then ratchet up performance steadily over a period of years.
BNC receptacle combines both connector and switch
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8/23/1999   Post a comment
A new line of 75-ohm BNC/Switch connectors from Amphenol Corp.'s Communication and Network Products Division combines a bulkhead, right-angle BNC receptacle connector and integral switch.
Converters deliver high field reliability
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Martek's 4000HN single-, dual- and triple-output 40-watt dc/dc converters provide power density of 20 W per cubic inch.
Dc supply has remote PC link
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Extech's Model 382207 digital dc power supply provides nine user-programmable output memories and remote PC control via its RS-232 interface.
Series cuts LCD backlight costs
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The 26-model R series from Endicott Research Group provides up to 30 W of power for up to 10 cold-cathode fluorescent tubes to enable backlighting of large LCDs.
3.3-V supplies deliver 350 W
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8/23/1999   Post a comment
C&D Technologies' NT301 and NT350 series of multiple-output power supplies, with a main output of 3.3 V, deliver up to 300 and 350 W, respectively.
Motor controller maximizes functionality
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ABB Drives & Power Products' new ACS-400 low-horsepower, adjustable-speed ac drive sets a standard for functionality in a general-purpose motor drive, the company said.
64-bit embedded MPUs go to 333 MHz
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Integrated Device Technologies Inc. is claiming that its RC64574 and RC64575 are the industry's fastest 64-bit embedded microprocessors, running at speeds of up to 333 MHz.
Hybrid PWM amps provide 20-A output
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8/23/1999   2 comments
The SA08 and SA18 hybrid, PWM amplifiers from Apex Microtechnology operate off a wide 16-V to 500-V single supply that allows their design into applications without transformers where wall-outlet voltages range from 115 to 230 Vac.
StrataFlash claims marks in read times and storage
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Intel Corp. has introduced 3-V StrataFlash memory, saying it offers triple the read performance of its predecessor.
Oak rolls single-chip solution for CD-R/RW
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Oak Technology has introduced a single-chip device for CD recordable/rewritable (CD-R/RW) applications.
CompactFlash cards add higher density
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Silicon Storage Technology Inc. (SST) has expanded its CompactFlash card family to include 32- and 48-Mbyte density cards. The cards are based on SST's patented ATA controller technology and flash memory design expertise.
ISA board from Chase captures data fast
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Chase Scientific Co. has introduced a dual-channel A/D board in a half-sized ISA-bus form factor, the Model AD2250, which is said to be among the fastest dual-channel ISA-based data-acquisition modules available, according to vice president of sales and marketing Donald Krenn.
Memory modules fit in TinyBGAs
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A family of memory modules from Kingmax Micro Technology Inc. uses TinyBGA packaging to double or triple memory capacity without expanding module size.
VMEbus board handles mil spec
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VMIC has unwrapped a MIL-STD-1553 communications interface board for the VMEbus with two independent, dual-redundant channels.
PC Card packs fax and modem
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The CyberExpress 5614 from TDK Systems Inc. combines a multiprotocol modem and fax modem in the PC Card format for computers running under Wintel or Apple operating systems.
Electromechanical relays tweaked
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With demand holding strong for electromechanical relays, component manufacturers are trying to figure out how to put a new spin on the mature products.
CompactFlash Type 2 card boosts thickness to 5 mm
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8/23/1999   Post a comment
Delkin Devices Inc. has started shipping the first CompactFlash Type 2 cards, delivering on a specification approved by the CompactFlash Association in March 1998.
Samtec rolls fast SMT connector
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8/23/1999   Post a comment
Samtec Inc. is stepping up its foray into the high-speed connector arena with a surface-mount matched impedance interconnect system comprising a socket-and-terminal set for high-bandwidth applications.
33-MHz MCU packs 192 kbytes of embedded DRAM
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8/17/1999   Post a comment
Infineon Technologies has added the 33-MHz C163-24D to its family of 16-bit microcontrollers.
40-bit video shift register integrates mux with demux
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To meet demands for an off-the-shelf high-speed video shift register, Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. has introduced a 500-Mbit/second, 40-bit product that integrates both the multiplexer and demultiplexer functions.
STM puts 8-bit MCUs in SSOP
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STMicroelectronics has introduced the ST62xx family of 8-bit microcontrollers in single small-outline packages.
LCD chip holds TMDS receiver
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Genesis Microchip Corp. has launched its gmZRX1, a DVI 1.0-compliant digital liquid-crystal display monitor-scaling chip with an integrated transmission-minimized differential signaling (TMDS) receiver for direct connection to digital interfaces for better image quality.
Ceramic SMD crystal given mini package
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8/17/1999   Post a comment
The VFC232 ceramic SMD crys-tal from ValpeyFisher Corp. comes in a low-profile, 1-mm package tailored for PCMCIA cards, portable electronics, and PCS and other wireless-communications applications.
Aries' prototype adapter cuts tooling costs
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8/17/1999   Post a comment
Aries Electronics has introduced the Program-Your-Own Correct-A-Chip adapter, which lets users create small quantities of prototype adapters by cutting and jumpering leads.
PLL generates 2,488.32 MHz
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8/17/1999   Post a comment
The model FX070 frequency translator from Vectron International, a low-noise, narrowband phase-locked loop, generates a 2,488.32-MHz output derived from an external 12.96-MHz reference clock.
Capacitors last to 10,000 hours
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8/17/1999   Post a comment
United Chemi-Con has introduced the FL series of low-impedance aluminum electrolytic capacitors with a rated lifetime of 2,000 to 10,000 hours with the full catalog-rated ripple current applied, depending on case size.
Clock-oscillator family grows
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8/17/1999   Post a comment
VITE Technology Express has added two series, the 100 and 200, to its VCA3 family of clock oscillators. The tight-stability clock oscillators are aimed at telecommunications and networking applications.
Midsize displays zero in on handhelds
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8/17/1999   Post a comment
The display decision for designers of handheld gear in portable computing, communications, entertainment and industrial applications revolves around some mix of size, weight, power, ruggedness and cost.
Board links VMEbus to IEEE 1394 systems
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SBS Technologies Inc. Connectivity Products (the former Bit 3 Corp.) has unwrapped an IEEE 1394 adapter board for the VMEbus, creating a direct link between a VMEbus system and an external 1394-equipped Wintel system.
Toshiba rolls 512-Mbit NAND flash part
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8/9/1999   Post a comment
Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. has introduced what it said are the industry's first 512-Mbit NAND flash components and 64-Mbyte SmartMedia cards.
Chip taps DSP to support 2 digital sound standards
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8/9/1999   Post a comment
Cirrus Logic says its CS4928 chip can support both digital-the-ater sound (DTS) and high-definition compatible digital (HDCD) recording/playback technologies, for automotive sound.
Audio transformers offer impedance of 600 ohms
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8/9/1999   Post a comment
The SEF Series audio transformers from Associated Components Technology Inc. provide 600- ohms impedance in a footprint that occupies less than 34 cm2.
Clock oscillators operate at 155.52 MHz
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MF Electronics has developed two 155.52-MHz clock oscillators-the M18407, achieving 5-ps rms maximum jitter, and the M18405, with 10-ps rms jitter-for advanced datacom applications.
Thick-film heat-sinkable resistors roll
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8/9/1999   Post a comment
Ohmite Manufacturing has introduced the TL Series thick-film, heat-sinkable power resistors, in standard sizes ranging from 45 to 225 W in values from 0.3 to 4 megohms.
Linear optocoupler replaces transformer
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Solid State Optronics Inc. is set to release a linear optocoupler that it says performs the job of a traditional transformer in a far smaller package and enables engineers to more-precisely control output signals.
New twist on old connector
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8/9/1999   Post a comment
Marinco Specialty Wiring Devices is offering combination slot and No. 1 Robertson-head screws for many of its specification-grade electrical connectors, plugs, receptacles, inlets and outlets.
Small encoder touts versatility
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8/9/1999   Post a comment
The CI-11 incremental encoder from Piher International Corp. has a low, 11-mm profile and optional SMD mounting, and can be supplied in either AB or BA sequence.
Photodetector keeps noise low
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8/9/1999   Post a comment
The R7110U-40 hybrid photodetector from Hamamatsu Corp. features low excess noise and high-fidelity electron multiplication, even at low light levels.
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