AMD networking ICs can take the heat Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment AMD is sampling two 10/100-Mbit/ second Ethernet devices and a Home Phoneline (HomePNA) device, all specified for the -40 degrees C to 85 degrees C industrial temperature range.
TI differential read/write preamps target PC drives Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment Texas Instruments Inc.'s SR1761A and SR1766A differential read/write preamplifiers are targeting PC and consumer storage applications that require the performance advantage of controlled-impedance architecture for use with giant magnetoresistive (GMR) head/stack systems.
10-Mbit/s receivers spin '34C86 upgrade Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment Maxim Integrated Products has introduced two quad RS-422/RS-485 receivers-the MAX3093E and MAX3094E -that are pin-compatible upgrades to the '34C86 that was originally developed by National Semiconductor.
RFIC amp offers low noise, high linearity Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment Agilent Technologies Inc. has marketed a radio-frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) amplifier, which is useful in wireless communications applications calling for low noise figures and high linearity throughout the 400-MHz-to-6-GHz frequency range.
8-bit A/D fits 100-Msample/s operation Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment National Semiconductor Corp.'s ADC08100 is a single device that can meet the requirements of OEMs needing several different 8-bit analog-to-digital (A/D) converters in speed grades ranging from 20 Msamples/second to 100 Msamples/s.
Cirrus combines 4 chips in a 96-dB audio device Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment The single-chip CS43L43 from Cirrus Logic Inc. provides the capabilities typically found in four separate chips-a D/A converter, an audio effects digital signal processor, an analog volume control and a headphone amplifier.
Connector makers back CPCI spec Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment With a promise to advance the design of complex yet cost-effective systems, the CompactPCI specification aims to provide OEMs with the flexibility and reliability needed in many rugged telecommunications applications.
3-A, 600-V IGBT debuts in tiny DPAK Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment STMicroelectronics Inc. has begun offering a 3-amp, 600-V insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) that combines 1.1-V on-voltage drop (Vcesat), a 18-nC gate charge and integrated freewheeling diode in a compact DPAK form factor.
Multi-output adapters roll Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment Astrodyne's expanded series of 8- to 60-W desktop and wall-mount external switching power adapters offer single, dual and triple outputs in voltages from 5 to 48 Vdc for microcomputers, desktop peripherals, printers and test equipment.
1/4-W supply links to ac line Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment The Bias 1/4-watt ac-to-dc switching power supply from Bias Power Technology targets industrial applications including process control and drive control.
1-W, SMT dc/dc converters roll Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment The MSAU series 1-watt, single- and dual-output dc/dc converters from Total Power International Inc. come in a surface-mount package and offer reverse-polarity input protection.
Powerware UPS secures Internet servers Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment The Powerware 9330 series of 10- to 40-kVA uninterruptible power supplies from Invensys Power Systems-Secure Power has been designed to meet the 24/7 requirements of Internet service providers, data centers, server farms and telecom installations.
SIP converters power datacom Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment Celestica's MicroKool S100 and S150 Series dc-to-dc converters provide a high-current source (10 and 15 amps, respectively) at low voltages in a single-in-line package (SIP).
Online UPSes tweak telecommunications Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment Lucas Controls' Digital Advantage LP-11 Series 5, 6, 8 and 10 (kVA) UPSes are true on-line uninterruptible power supplies with touted extras to improve the reliability of telecom applications.
TrenchFETs target cars Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment Siliconix (Vishay Intertechnology) says that its four new power MOSFETs for forthcoming passenger car designs and commercial diesel vehicles set records for on-resistance in their respective voltage ratings and package styles.
24-volt switcher powers industrials Product News 8/15/2000 Post a comment CAMARILLO, CALIF.- Power-One's PFC500-1024 switching power supply provides a power-factor-corrected 24 volts at 21 amps for commercial and industrial systems. Features include remote sense, a power-fail signal, a dc power-good signal, logic-level inhibit, and an optional isolation diode for use in redundant applications.
A Book For All Reasons Bernard Cole1 Comment Robert Oshana's recent book "Software Engineering for Embedded Systems (Newnes/Elsevier)," written and edited with Mark Kraeling, is a 'book for all reasons.' At almost 1,200 pages, it ...