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Programmable oscillators ship in two days
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8/31/2006   Post a comment
Ecliptek has added the ultra-miniature EP13E7, EP15E7, and EP16E7 programmable oscillators to its EPO family of frequency control products.
Wirewound resistors housed in TO-220 package
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8/31/2006   Post a comment
Ohmite Manufacturing offers its RoHS-compliant TK/TN series as thick-film or thin-film resistors. The heatsinkable wirewound resistor series is housed in a TO-220 package.
Clamping circuit tames automotive voltage transients
Design How-To  
8/30/2006   Post a comment
Here's a circuit that clamps input voltage to a desired maximum voltage (even during a notorious "load dump"), while still retaining a large current delivering capability and minimizing losses during non-transient operation.
Tantalum capacitors offer hi-rel screening and testing options
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8/29/2006   Post a comment
Vishay expands its Tantamount tantalum capacitor family with the introduction of its Hi-Rel COTS T95 series. These solid tantalum chip capacitors provide high-reliability screening and surge current testing options for avionics and military applications.
RF capacitor offers low ESR
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8/29/2006   Post a comment
AVX said the latest addition to its RF capacitor product offering provides the lowest ESR in a 0805 package size. The SQCF series capacitor is suitable for use in RF amplifier applications as well as base stations, wireless infrastructures and point-to-point, multipoint radio applications.
Voltage divider extends resistance value range
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8/28/2006   Post a comment
Housed in a SOT-23 package, the small footprint precision voltage divider network from BI Technologies offers an extended resistance value range.
Capacitive sensor unbuttons phone
8/28/2006   Post a comment
Handset OEMs typically differentiate their products by increasing the number of features. While this usually is a good thing, there is a downside--more features makes the phone more difficult to use.
Precision resistors target military and avionics systems
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8/25/2006   Post a comment
IRC offers precision wirewound resistors designed specifically for military and avionics systems. The RB/RBR series resistors meet or exceed the reliability requirements of MIL-R-93 and MIL-PRF-39005.
Current sensing resistor operates up to 275 degrees C
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8/25/2006   Post a comment
Vishay touts its high-temperature 1-W Power Metal Strip resistor is the industry's first current sensing resistor in the 2512 case size to operate in a temperature range of -65 degrees C to 275 degrees C.
Survey sees difficult introduction for RoHS
News & Analysis  
8/23/2006   Post a comment
Thanks to all the concerned respondents who contributed to our survey on the way Europe's Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive may have been implemented and policed during the first few weeks. And are you not a pessimistic bunch?
Wedge-based LEDs replace incandescent lamps
Product News  
8/18/2006   Post a comment
JKL Components has introduced several wedge-based LEDs in a variety of colors including bright white, amber, red, blue, green, and ultraviolet.
Line filters shrink by 25 percent
Product News  
8/17/2006   Post a comment
Tyco Electronics shrinks the footprint of its latest shielded line filter by roughly 25 percent. The CORCOM SRB series offers several capacitance values along with several case dimensions.
Save time with RGB color sensor development kits
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8/16/2006   Post a comment
Avago's "plug and play" development kits are designed to help customers save time when evaluating the company's RGB color sensor products
TCXOs target mobile phones
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8/16/2006   Post a comment
NDK's NT2520S series SMD TCXOs, housed in a 2.5 x 2.0 x 0.8-mm package, are one of the smallest and lightest available in the industry.
Low-jitter VCXOs operate up to 700 MHz
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8/16/2006   Post a comment
MMD Components expands its MVIP series with a line of low-jitter LVPECL VCXOs with a frequency range up to 700 MHz.
Light sensing development kit speeds up design
Product News  
8/10/2006   Post a comment
Vishay offers a light sensing development kit that allows engineers to measure and display ambient illumination, tune the sensor, define their software program responses, and complete a hardware layout.
Power inductors operate up to 1 MHz
Product News  
8/10/2006   Post a comment
Cooper Bussmann has introduced a family of RoHS-compliant high-current power inductors for higher speed applications.
Resistors boost power ratings to 600 watts
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8/9/2006   Post a comment
BI Technologies offers power electronics design engineers a greater choice in power ratings up to 600 watts with its BHPR series resistors.
Improve safety and function from auto-seat-heating flexible conductors
Design How-To  
8/3/2006   Post a comment
Robust wiring and thermal monitoring and control avoid faults such as breaks, burns, and fires. But the design engineering approaches necessary are often counter intuitive.
Leaded flameproof resistors meet current sensing requirements
Product News  
8/1/2006   Post a comment
The MPR series of radial leaded metal-plate resistors from Stackpole Electronics, Inc. is suitable for all types of power supplies, voltage regulation, as well as many automotive systems and controls.
LED assemblies operate in extreme temps up to 175 degrees C
Product News  
8/1/2006   Post a comment
IRC Advanced Film Division targets high-brightness LED display applications with its populated LED assembly offering.

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