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Low-Cost Bluetooth Adapter for USB-Enabled Peripherals
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9/29/2003   Post a comment
Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR) and Cypress Semiconductor have jointly developed a less-than-$15 (total BOM) Bluetooth solution for off-the-shelf USB-enabled peripherals.
Inductors measure up
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9/25/2003   Post a comment
Pulse's high-efficiency, high-frequency PA051X series of shielded inductors for multiphase voltage regulator modules (VRMs) has more than twice the energy storage density (microjoules/mm3) of any other inductor of comparable size for VRM10 apps, the company said.
Mini SD card connectors sized for mobile devices
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9/25/2003   Post a comment
Molex Inc. has introduced Mini SD card connectors and adapters, targeting mobile phones and other portable devices.
Ceramic capacitors roll with increases in values
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9/25/2003   Post a comment
Designed to replace aluminum electrolytic and tantalum capacitors, Murata Electronics North America Inc.'s new line of miniaturized multilayer ceramic chip capacitors offers an increased capacitance range up to 100 microfarads with voltage values of 6.3 volts.
Chips watch LCD power
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9/25/2003   Post a comment
Texas Instruments has two new triple-output charge pumps and a switch-mode dc/dc source for maximizing power efficiency in liquid crystal displays for notebooks.
Dc/dc converters cover broad range
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9/25/2003   Post a comment
Wall Industries' open-frame pc-board-mount dc/dc converters in eighth-brick format deliver up to 66 watts at 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 2, 2.5, 3.3 or 5 volts.
Switcher series aims at low-power apps
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9/25/2003   Post a comment
Astrodyne's OFM/M series switching power supplies meet the space and performance requirements of low-power medical and dental instrumentation.
Power supplies meet medical-gear specs
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9/25/2003   Post a comment
XPiQ's PCM50 series of medically approved power supplies provides a total of 30 output combinations for low-power applications.
Eighth-brick offers 50 watts at 1.2 volts
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9/25/2003   Post a comment
C&D Technology has added a 1.2-volt eighth-brick to its WPA50 family of dc/dc converters, providing 50 watts to low-voltage ASIC- and DSP-based designs.
Cherokee, Synqor bus converters target 12 V
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9/25/2003   Post a comment
Two new bus converters from Cherokee International here and Synqor (Hudson, Mass.) set their sights on the 12-volt intermediate bus as a suitable takeoff point for powering multiple point-of-load converters in distributed-power architectures.
Philips, ST expand series of 8051-class microcontrollers
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9/25/2003   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics and Philips Semiconductors have independently beefed up their lines of the 8051 class of 8-bit microcontrollers, suggesting that the market for this popular MCU is heating up once again.
Less-costly Lecroy scopes court popular 350-MHz to 2-GHz range
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9/25/2003   Post a comment
Lecroy Corp., which is known for its high-end digital oscilloscopes, is moving down the price chain with the release of the WaveRunner 6000 series of scopes.
AVX to take tantalum charge
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9/19/2003   Post a comment
IPC reactivates lead-free solder issue
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
In the belief that a proactive approach is the best way to take the lead out, the Solder Products Value Council of IPC (previously the Institute of Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits) has just released the first of two white papers on lead-free alloys.
Compact dc power plant handles 3 kW
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Magnetek Power Electronics Group's 3,000-watt Compact Energy Station dc power plant design delivers 48 Vdc at up to 54.8 amps from a universal ac input. It supports up to four hot-pluggable 13.7-A rectifiers in a 19-inch rack or up to five (4 +1) hot-pluggable rectifiers in a 23-inch rack.
Absopulse's rugged sine wave inverter delivers 1 kVA
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Absopulse Electronics Ltd.'s LSI 1000 series sine wave inverter delivers 1 kVA continuous duty for driving ac appliances in rugged industrial, utility and telecom environments.
Economy UPS includes features from high end
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
An offline uninterruptible power supply (UPS) from Liebert Corp. is said to protect power with a feature set normally found only in more expensive systems.
Enclosures meet high-power specs
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Elma Electronic Inc.'s latest line of enclosures complies with the VITA 1.7 specification for higher power requirements. VITA 1.7 increases the current rating of the existing DIN connector pins, both three-row 96-pin and five-row 160-pin, from 1 amp to a minimum of 2 A per contact.
Power resistor chips roll
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. says its two new series of thin-film, wire-bondable resistor chips provide one of the industry's best combinations of power-handling capacity and size for power supplies and high-power circuits in amplifiers.
Test socket targets 10 GHz
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Aries Electronics Inc. offers a new RF test socket for devices up to 13 mm wide, with 0.5-mm pitches, for applications with speeds from 1 to over 10 GHz. The sockets are designed for devices such as CSP, MicroBGA, QFN, DSP, LGA, SRAM, DRAM and flash memory.
Tyco shrinks RF connector by 35 percent
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Combining durability and performance in a small package for GPS, automotive, wireless communications and other commercial applications, Tyco Electronics' MMCX microminiature RF connector is designed for broadband performance from dc to 6 GHz, for future system upgrades without needing to be concerned about performance degradation.
Edgecard connectors fit tight spaces
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Sullins Electronics Corp.'s MBB make-before-break edge-card connectors target applications that need special contacts to avoid signal interruption during mating and unmating.
CAN controller chip tackles serial communications apps
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Microchip Technology's newest standalone controller-area network (CAN) device now offers the option to address serial communications challenges.
Dual-mode regulator works as PWM, LDO
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor's NCP1501 can alternate between functioning as a pulse-width modulation (PWM) buck converter and low-dropout (LDO) regulator.
Military-qualified FPGAs hit densities up to million gates
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Actel Corp. says its reprogrammable, nonvolatile ProASIC Plus field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) have been tested and verified to operate over the full military temperature range of -55 degrees C to +125 degrees C.
Logic gates lay claim to smallest packages
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc.'s VHS series of LMOS logic is now available in the industry's smallest and thinnest package for single-gate CMOS logic.
ChipCenter's Paul O'Shea does his own assessment
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
TI's two analog-to-digital converters aren't typical in any way.
Signaling blade reworked to handle 64 SS7 channels
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Artesyn Communication Products is increasing the density of its SS7 signaling capabilities with the release of a signaling blade that can deliver up to 64 SS7 signaling channels in wireless-infrastructure and soft-switch designs.
TI's announcement touts a 'best-in-class' mix
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Texas Instruments Inc. introduced the industry's highest-performance analog-to-digital converters for industrial applications from the company's Burr-Brown product line.
Pentek VIM-2 module provides transmit functions for soft radio
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9/18/2003   Post a comment
Pentek Inc.'s model 6228 VIM-2 (velocity interface mezzanine) module delivers high-performance transmit functions for software-radio systems, thanks in large part to its use of two new Texas Instruments DAC5686 wideband interpolating digital-to-analog converters with integrated upconverters and a Xilinx Virtex-II XC2V1000 or 3000 FPGA for custom programming, according to Pentek.
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