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posted in November 2006
Sensor detects photo orientation
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11/30/2006   Post a comment
SRAM's SFH 7710 SMT orientation sensor for mobile devices detects whether a photo has been taken in portrait or landscape format and automatically displays the photo in its correct orientation, eliminating the need to rotate digital pictures in order to view them.
MELF resistors target surge, pulse apps
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11/22/2006   Post a comment
Designed specifically for surge and pulse applications, IRC's family of power MELF resistors feature extended performance capability with ratings up to 2 watts.
BGA network design minimizes stray capacitance
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11/20/2006   Post a comment
Designed for the termination of high-speed applications, BI Technologies' RoHS-compliant SCSI termination resistor network is aimed at high-performance SPI-2 (Ultra2) and SPI-3 (Ultra3) bussed applications.
Frequency translator claims smallest size
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11/20/2006   Post a comment
Vectron said it has released the industry's smallest quartz-based, ultra-low-jitter frequency translator. The FX-730 is housed in a 5 x 7.5 x 2-mm hermetic leadless ceramic package.
Wirewound resistors perform double duty
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11/20/2006   Post a comment
IRC has released a series of molded and conformally-coated wirewound resistors and combination resistor/fuses for general-purpose and fusing applications.
Panel pots operate up to 1 million rotations
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11/16/2006   Post a comment
BI Technologies expands its product offering to include a large range of panel potentiometers. Some of these potentiometers feature life cycles of up to 1 million rotations.
EMI gaskets tested to 500,000 cycles
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11/16/2006   Post a comment
Laird Technologies has verified using custom-designed test equipment that its beryllium-free recyclable clean copper EMI gaskets operate up to 500,000 cycles without product failure.
RF inductor claims high Q, tight tolerances
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11/16/2006   Post a comment
Based on thin-film multilayer technology, AVX has developed a 0402 LGA inductor that provides high Q and tight tolerances with high current handling capability.
LEDs are super thin for mobile devices
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11/15/2006   Post a comment
Avago Technologies said it has introduced the industry's thinnest and smallest surface-mount LEDs. These ChipLEDs are about the size of a pencil tip and tout high brightness with minimum current consumption.
Soft termination reduces MLCC failures
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11/14/2006   Post a comment
Kemet has released a new MLCC capacitor that uses a soft termination to help decrease the chance of board flex cracking.
Power resistor purges heat
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11/14/2006   Post a comment
Providing excellent thermal performance, BI Technologies' BHP75 series 75-watt power resistor uses three methods of heat dissipation for maximum power handling capabilities.
Protection device safeguards USB ports
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11/14/2006   Post a comment
EPCOS has developed the CeraDiode CDA6 array series for the ESD protection of two USB 2.0 ports in a variety of computer, consumer, IT and communications devices.
Wire bondable passives target hybrid modules
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11/14/2006   Post a comment
IRC Advanced Film Division has developed a comprehensive range of surface-mount wire bondable devices including resistors, capacitors, divider networks and other passive networks for hybrid modules and implantable medical devices.
Ceramic capacitor stops short-circuit failures
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11/14/2006   Post a comment
AVX has designed a ceramic capacitor that virtually eliminates the risk of short-circuit failure.
Chip resistors operate in high-sulfur environments
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11/10/2006   Post a comment
Stackpole Electronics has developed a SMD chip resistor series that operates in high-sulfur conditions, primarily found in automotive and industrial applications.
MLV features extended voltage range
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11/8/2006   Post a comment
AVX extends the working voltage range of its Transguard line of multilayer varistors to 50 Vac.
AT-cut crystal delivers low frequency
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11/8/2006   Post a comment
NDK said it has developed the first commercially available 4 MHz thickness shear vibration mode (AT-cut) SMD crystal unit in a 8.0 x 4.5 x 1.8-mm package.
Laser sealing provides fully hermetic packages
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11/6/2006   Post a comment
MtronPTI offers a laser sealing capability that enables oscillator products with extremely low leak rates for hermetically sealed configurations.
MOVs are RoHS compliant
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11/3/2006   Post a comment
AVX has extended its VE/VF series of metal oxide varistors with a lead-free version, which is suitable for telecommunications, industrial equipment, consumer electronic and automotive applications.
DAPS sensor targets automotive steering
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11/3/2006   Post a comment
Providing a non-contact device for absolute position sensing, BI Technologies has developed a digital angular position sensor (DAPS) for automotive steering applications.
Ecliptek samples MEMS oscillators
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11/2/2006   Post a comment
Available in a variety of package sizes, Ecliptek has started to sample its EMO family of MEMS oscillators.
Chip inductor packs performance in small package
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11/2/2006   Post a comment
Datatronic Distribution offers the low-profile DR331-5 surface-mount inductor for portable electronic equipment.
TCXOs target military applications
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11/1/2006   Post a comment
MMD Components has developed a series of military-grade TCXOs that have been tested and screened per MIL-PRF-55310 and MIL-STD-883 Class B standards.


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