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Power inductors extend inductance values
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11/30/2007   Post a comment
Renco Electronics has expanded the RL-8100 series of SMD power inductors with extended inductance values, higher current capabilities and additional package sizes.
Ceramic capacitors feature ultra-high-capacitance values
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11/30/2007   Post a comment
Kemet has expanded its surface-mount MLCC product portfolio in the C0G dielectric with the addition of more than 80 part types that offer ultra-high-capacitance values with the stability and performance of a Class 1 dielectric.
Mini TCVCXO delivers 10- to 40-MHz frequency range
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11/30/2007   Post a comment
Bliley Technologies has introduced a RoHS-compliant TCVCXO with a frequency range of 10 to 40 MHz for cellular infrastructure, GPS and telecommunication system applications.
Split-core transducers measure bipolar current up to 2000A
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11/30/2007   Post a comment
Measuring 174 x 86 x 54.1-mm, these split-core transducers from LEM International combine Hall-effect technology and signal conditioning in a single housing with a large rectangular sensing aperture for non-contact measurement.
Passive protection device reference layout addresses HDMI 1.3 interfaces
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11/29/2007   Post a comment
Tyco says it has released the industry's first ESD and over-current reference layout for HDMI 1.3 interfaces based on passive protection devices.
Acal results hit by component industry downturn
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11/29/2007   Post a comment
Electronic components and parts services group Acal plc has been held back in the first part of its financial year ended September 2007 due to tough market conditions, with revenues at £77.6 million from on-going activities 1.8 percent lower than for the corresponding period last year.
Modbus side tank indicator debuts for liquid-level sensors
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11/28/2007   Post a comment
MTS Systems Corp.'s Sensors Division has developed a display meter to work with the Level Plus MG transmitter with Modbus interface.
Freescale launches touch sensing technology
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11/28/2007   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor has introduced a pair of next-generation capacitive sensor controllers and a proximity sensing software solution that works with hundreds of the company's microcontrollers.
EPCOS ships tiny duplexer supporting WCDMA Bands V/VI
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11/27/2007   Post a comment
EPCOS AG is shipping in production quantities a UMTS duplexer for the WCDMA Bands V/VI, which features a footprint of 2.5 x 2.0 mm² and a flat insertion height of 0.5 mm.
RF power divider delivers low insertion loss, high isolation
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11/26/2007   Post a comment
Narda has introduced the 4436 RF power divider that covers the 500-MHz to 8-GHz frequency range for commercial applications.
OLED display replaces OSRAM model
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11/26/2007   Post a comment
OSD recently released a small-molecule OLED display that is compatible in size and format to OSRAM's Calgary model.
High frequency power inductor designed for pick-and-place machines
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11/23/2007   Post a comment
HM58 Series inductors from TT electronics BI Technologies Magnetic Components Division feature a thick coil wire rated for saturation current up to 60A, making them ideal for industrial and high frequency applications.
High-frequency crystal oscillators provide low-jitter performance for demanding communication applications
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11/23/2007   Post a comment
The DS4-XO family is a series of extremely high-frequency crystal oscillators in a small, 5 mm x 3.2 mm package. These crystal oscillators save 55 percent board space, while providing 75 MHz to 622.08 MHz, low-noise performance over the entire -40 to +85 degrees Celsius extended temperature range.
2778 to 2945 MHz VCO delivers high linearity
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11/22/2007   Post a comment
Crystek's CVCO55CC-2778-2945 VCO operates from 2778 MHz to 2945 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.1 V to 16 V.
OSRAM to launch super-bright single-chip SMT LED
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11/21/2007   Post a comment
OSRAM Opto Semiconductors plans to launch its Diamond DRAGON super-bright LED in January 2008. The LED features brightness of up to 250 lumens, and will be available in whites ranging from 2700 K to 6500 K as well as all monochromatic colors.
ESD protection chip supports HDMI 1.3 spec
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11/21/2007   Post a comment
OnChip Devices claims it offers the industry's lowest capacitance ESD protection chip to support the HDMI 1.3 specification.
High-frequency crystal oscillators provide low jitter, save board space
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11/20/2007   Post a comment
Maxim's DS4-XO family of high-frequency crystal oscillators operates over the 75 MHz to 622.08-MHz frequency range; saves board space and delivers low-jitter performance in a small 5 x 3.2-mm package.
Panel potentiometers target music industry applications
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11/20/2007   Post a comment
BI Technologies' panel potentiometers, offered in a wide range of sizes and configurations, target applications in the music industry including amplifiers, electronic mixing boards, and electric guitars.
Position sensor features Hall effect technology
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11/20/2007   Post a comment
Vishay has started to sample a single-turn, bushing-mount position that features Hall effect technology, allowing the device to perform in conditions involving high frequency vibrations up to 20G and shocks up to 50G over a temperature range of "45°C to +125°C.
VCO operates from 2778 to 2945 MHz
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11/16/2007   Post a comment
Crystek has introduced a voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) that operates from 2778 MHz to 2945 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.1 V to 16 V.
High-temperature inductors offer low inductance, low DCR
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11/16/2007   Post a comment
Vishay touts its TJ5-HT toroidal high-temperature inductors deliver the industry's lowest inductance and DCR ratings, and highest rated current and saturation current.
IEPE accelerometer operates in high temps
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11/14/2007   Post a comment
Endevco says it has introduced the industry's first miniature, 100 mV/g, high-temperature IEPE accelerometer, designed for structural and component testing and monitoring in high-temperature environments.
Optical sensor employs vision technology
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11/14/2007   Post a comment
Balluff has developed an optical sensor it is marketing under the brandname Sharpshooter that it says fills the gap between conventional discrete sensors and vision systems.
Wirewound inductor delivers high rated current for its size
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11/13/2007   Post a comment
Taiyo Yuden introduces the 6 x 6-mm NR6045 high-current inductors for DC-DC converter choke-coil applications in flat panel displays.
Polymer tantalum cap delivers higher voltage
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11/12/2007   Post a comment
Kemet Corp. says it has launched the industry's first 35-V rated surface-mount polymer tantalum chip capacitor.
Bi-color LED assembly targets portable equipment enclosures
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11/12/2007   Post a comment
DDP has developed a bi-color LED assembly that provides task lighting in portable electronic equipment enclosures. The white and green bi-color design allows operators to use night-vision technology while working with equipment.
Tri-color LED features separate color control
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11/12/2007   Post a comment
Vishay has released a multi-SMD tri-color LED with a wide luminous intensity range and independent color control.
1-W LEDs deliver low thermal resistance, high luminous intensity
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11/7/2007   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology has released its Little Star family of yellow, amber, warm white, and white 1-W power SMD LEDs.
PNP transistors reduce component count, increase power density
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11/7/2007   Post a comment
Zetex Semiconductors has added a pair of low-voltage PNP transistors to its line of low-saturation, high-current SOT23FF devices.
TCXO offers OCXO stability and low power consumption
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11/7/2007   Post a comment
The T1220 temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO) from Greenray Industries offers oven controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO) like temperature stabilities and current consumption of less than 30 mA.
Hermetically sealed thin-film resistors target hi-rel apps
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11/7/2007   Post a comment
BI Technologies Electronic Components Division has developed a series of hermetically sealed thin-film resistor networks for high-reliability and military applications.
Ultra-small crystal offers wide frequency, operating temperature ranges
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11/7/2007   Post a comment
MMD Components has introduced an ultra-miniature quartz crystal with a wide frequency range of 16 MHz to 60 MHz that can operate in a temperature range of -40 deg C to +85 deg C.
Electronics-themed music 'video' from the 1960s
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11/6/2007   Post a comment
This entertaining short 'music video' from the 1960s combines animated electronic components of the period and a catchy musical soundtrack that will be familiar to fans of a popular animated TV sitcom.
Thyristor offers highest current rating in voltage class
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11/6/2007   Post a comment
Westcode has launched a 8000-A, 2800-V large-area fast thyristor that has an average current rating of 4001 amperes for a sink temperature of 55°C.
Conditioning network delivers precision for sensor calibration
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11/5/2007   Post a comment
Microbridge Technologies has introduced the MBW-303 Wheatstone bridge offset conditioning network that integrates four eTC rejustors, or re-adjustable resistors, in a QFN package.
Isolators target 6 kV electrical isolation
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11/2/2007   Post a comment
OPTEK Technology has launched an extended range of isolators for 6 kV electrical isolation in contaminated environments.
High-voltage isolators are rated for 15 kV
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11/2/2007   Post a comment
OPTEK Technology has developed a series of axial optical isolators using plastic optical fiber that are used to isolate high-voltage input/output circuits over varying distances.
Only 11 vehicles make it through to Urban Challenge finals
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11/2/2007   Post a comment
A disappointing eleven teams made it through to the finals of DARPA's Urban Challenge after the original 35 competitors spent the past week showing off their autonomous vehicles at a retired Air Force Base in Victorville, California. The original plan was to have 20 teams in the final.
Optoisolators provide voltage isolation up to 16 kV
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11/1/2007   Post a comment
OPTEK Technology has introduced a series of high-voltage optoisolators that provide both high-speed digital data transmission and high-voltage signal isolation.
High-current inductor suits high-frequency applications
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11/1/2007   Post a comment
BI Technologies has developed a high-frequency inductor for applications up to 1 MHz.
Inductor operates in high-temperature apps
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11/1/2007   Post a comment
BI Technologies has developed a surface-mount, high frequency inductor with an advanced metal powder core material that enables the device to operate in high-temperature applications.


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