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Resistors target medical apps
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Stackpole has launched a new product group for medical applications. These medical-grade components include high- and medium-voltage chip resistors, divider networks, high precision resistors, and special precision resistors.
CMOS image sensors combine small pixel size, image quality for camera phones
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
Toshiba has expanded its Dynastron image sensor product line with the addition of two new chips, the 3.2 megapixel ET8EE6-AS CMOS image sensor and 2.0 megapixel ET8EF2-AS CMOS image sensor SoC with an integrated image signal processor (ISP) for next-generation camera phones.
Ultra-low-profile inductor fits into tight spaces
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
C&D Technologies has introduced a family of miniature, surface-mount, I-core power inductors for use in designs with restricted PCB space and height.
Power resistor delivers thermal efficiency
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
SMHP Series non-inductive power resistors in a surface mount package are rated up to 20 W. Housed in a small, thin TO-263 package thay are suitable for high density PCB installation.
LVDT signal conditioner supports vehicular testing
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9/27/2006   Post a comment
Touting universal applicability and extended functionality, Macro Sensors single-channel, low-voltage signal conditioner, the LVC-2500 DC-LVDT, supports all standard LVDT, RVDT and VRT half-bridge sensors for 24-volt PLC systems and 12-volt vehicular testing applications.
Epcos quits double-layer capacitors business
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9/26/2006   Post a comment
Europe's largest maker of passive electronic components, Epcos, is withdrawing from another manufacturing activity, and is set to close a plant in Germany that makes double-layer capacitors by the end of March 2007.
Power resistors offer 20- and 35-watt ratings
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9/22/2006   Post a comment
IRC Advanced Film Division has expanded its MHP series power resistors with 20- and 35-watt devices.
High-power inductor targets voltage regulator applications
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9/22/2006   Post a comment
BI Technologies' Magnetic Components Division has developed a high power, molded surface-mount inductor with a low-profile package for non-isolated voltage regulator designs.
Accessory overload threatens auto power budgets: Part 2, load smoothing methods
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9/22/2006   Post a comment
High continuous electrical loading pushes auto charging systems into overload, so that load transients from more and higher-powered electrical accessories present higher probability of disrupting the vehicle's distributed computing network.
3.5-inch TFT-LCD targets consumer and industrial handheld devices
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9/22/2006   Post a comment
One Stop Displays has expanded its line of active matrix TFT-LCDs for handheld consumer and industrial applications with the addition of a low-cost 3.5-inch transflective QVGA TFT display.
Ceramic resonators offer alternative to quartz crystal devices
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9/21/2006   Post a comment
Aimed at USB 2.0 high-speed applications, Murata Electronics said it offers the industry's tightest tolerance - +-500 ppm - ceramic resonators. The CSTCE series provides a smaller package and less expensive option than similar-sized quartz crystal resonators.
Inductor touts non-magnetic characteristic for medical and test equipment
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9/21/2006   Post a comment
Using a proprietary method to ensure non-magnetic characteristics, Gowanda Electronics has developed the MG series of non-magnetic inductors for magnetically-sensitive applications including medical and test equipment.
PLED module touts low power for battery-powered systems
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9/18/2006   Post a comment
One Stop Displays said it has developed the industry's first 20x4 PLED module. The OSD2004M01 display features low-current consumption and high contrast ratio, which makes it suitable for battery-, solar- or other low-power systems.
PCB indicators feature high-intensity blue and white LEDs
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9/14/2006   Post a comment
Lumex delivers blue and white PCB indicators as alternatives to conventional indicators and existing right-angle SMT devices for use in networking, computer, factory automation or test equipment applications.
Inductor targets high-current apps
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9/14/2006   Post a comment
Tyco Electronics delivers the CoEv brand series of high-current inductors for computers, power supplies, DC/DC converters, AC/DC converters and battery-powered devices.
Elcoteq buys Romania plant from Andrew
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9/14/2006   Post a comment
Global manufacturing services provider Elcoteq SE has agreed to acquire Andrew Corp.'s plant in Arad, Romania, for $19 million. Elcoteq also signed a long-term manufacturing agreement with Andrew.
Power inductors offer high current
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9/14/2006   Post a comment
The Coiltronics HCF1305-R series power inductors from Cooper Bussmann Electronic Technologies meet high-speed switchmode applications that require high current and low voltage.
Ceramic resonators suit automotive market
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9/13/2006   Post a comment
Murata Electronics has released the newly redesigned C series of tight tolerance ceramic resonators for the automotive market.
Thin-film chip resistors meet high stability, reliability requirements
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9/13/2006   Post a comment
Vishay has introduced its TNPW e3 series of high-stability thin-film flat chip resistors in seven industry-standard sizes. These devices feature high stability of 0.05 percent and temperature testing up to 200 degrees C.
Accelerometer touts small footprint
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9/11/2006   Post a comment
HDK America claims to introduce the smallest piezo-resistive three-axis accelerometer with a 3 x 3 x 1-mm footprint.
Thermal interface material provides strong attachment
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9/7/2006   Post a comment
MH&W International has introduced its KoolBond thermally-conductive interface material for attaching heat sinks to hot PCB components.
Hall-effect sensors operate at 2.5 volts
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9/7/2006   Post a comment
Allegro MicroSystems has added several devices to its portfolio of linear Hall-effect sensors that specifically target the consumer market.
OCXOs exhibit low phase noise
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9/6/2006   Post a comment
NDK has developed a line of oven controlled crystal oscillators (OCXOs) that exhibit a very low phase noise of -160 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz.
MLCC fits thin form factors
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9/6/2006   Post a comment
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High-temperature varistors target automotive apps
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9/6/2006   Post a comment
Stackpole Electronics launches its ZVY and AVY series SMD multilayer varistors that tout a maximum operating temperature of 150 degrees C.
Precision potentiometers fit tight spaces
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9/1/2006   Post a comment
BI Technologies' 6130 series of single-turn precision potentiometers feature a low profile for space-constrained control applications.
Resistors offer high voltage, extended surge ratings
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9/1/2006   Post a comment
IRC's PWC series pulse-withstanding chip resistors combine high voltage with extended surge ratings for high-power applications.


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