Stackpole supplies hard-to-find carbon comp resistors Product News 10/6/2004 Post a comment Stackpole Electronics Inc. has expanded its 1/4-watt and 1/2-watt carbon composition resistor product family to include a true 1-watt version. Designated the RC1 series, the new resistor offers a rated power of 1-watt at 70°C and a resistance range from 2.2 ohms (Ω) to 1 MΩ in tolerances to ±10%. It also provides excellent voltage handling of 500 volts continuous and 1000 volts maximum while exhibiting very low inductance.
Power cube inductors pack high frequency, power density in small package Product News 10/6/2004 Post a comment Pulse, a Technitrol Company, offers a new high-frequency, high-power density family of shielded shaped core power inductors that provide improved efficiency and greater energy storage in a smaller package size. Designed for use with T-socket processors, the through-hole PG0220 series is suitable for use in voltage regulator module (VRM) applications in computer desktops, portables, workstations, and servers, as well as choke inductors for buck converters, and in dc/dc converters.
Toroidal inductors tout high current capability Product News 10/6/2004 Post a comment Combining high current handling capability and frequencies up to 1 MHz, Gowanda Electronics' new series of through-hole toroidal inductors are designed for use in power applications where high current and not size is a primary concern.
Wirewound chip inductors target high-frequency apps Product News 10/6/2004 Post a comment Designed for high-frequency applications in a wide range of consumer, commercial and industrial devices, the new DR354-1-2-3-4 series of surface-mount wirewound chip inductors from Datatronic Distribution Inc. combine performance and miniature packaging.
Ultra-bright LEDs provide six color choices Product News 10/5/2004 Post a comment Featuring a luminous intensity from 13 millicandelas (mcd) to 80 mcd, a new series of ultra-bright 0603 LEDs from Vishay Intertechnology gives designers a choice of six colors in the smallest surface-mount form factor on the market, according to the company.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 24 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...