RF switch connector has its own built-in test point Product News 7/3/2000 Post a comment Murata Electronics North America's TWD switch connector, the MM6430-2600, is a dual-function device that serves as the primary RF connection in car kits and other mobile applications. Its secondary function is as a manufacturing test point.
The action in high voltage Product News 7/3/2000 Post a comment Power MOSFETs rated to 800 volts are beginning to arrive in quantity, as much due to a favorable economic outlook at wafer fab facilities as to expanding applications in switching supplies and industrial systems.
Chip brings broadband to the masses Product News 7/3/2000 Post a comment Broadcom Corp. has launched the first in a family of products said to enable low-cost, scalable, broadband voice, data and video access within apartment buildings, hotels and smaller office buildings-or multidwelling and multitenant units (MDUs and MTUs), as the telecom industry calls them.
A/D converters packaged in a space-saving SOT23 Product News 7/3/2000 Post a comment Analog Devices Inc. is offering 8-, 10- and 12-bit, pin-compatible, successive-approximation architecture analog-to-digital converters in six-lead SOT23 packages that occupy about one-fourth the space of eight-lead SOIC packages.
TI's LDO voltage regulators serve DSPs Product News 7/3/2000 Post a comment Four new families of low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulators from Texas Instruments Inc. are designed to work with the company's TMS320C5000 and TMS320-C6000 digital signal processor chips.
Standalone CPU board reduces footprint Product News 7/3/2000 Post a comment The SBC0486 board computer from Micro/sys Inc. provides "truly single-board solutions in a 5 x 5-inch footprint" for building compact PC/AT-compatible control systems, said company president Ken Finster.
AMP transceivers work up to 156 Mbits/s Product News 7/3/2000 Post a comment Tyco Electronics Corp.'s Fiber Optics Division has begun taking volume orders for its next-generation AMP OC-3 and Fast Ethernet multimode MT-RJ transceivers, which operate at 156 and 125 Mbits/second, respectively.
MOSFETs do battle in the trenches News & Analysis 7/3/2000 Post a comment There's a ton of road maps and technology initiatives for next-generation discrete power MOSFETs in desktop, portable and automotive applications, but at their core, most of them leave manufacturers with just two ways to go.
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 ...