Ironwood Electronics introduced a high performance QFN socket for 0.5 mm pitch devices. The SG-MLF-7025 sockets are designed for a 10 mm package size, operate at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss. The sockets are designed to dissipate several watts without extra heat sinking
Emerson Network Power introduced a series of wall-mount AC/DC power adapters that use mini-USB connectors for their DC power output. The DCH3 series has a universal 100V AC to 254V AC input and generates a regulated 5V output, with a power capability of 3W. The power adapters are intended for charging portable consumer electronic devices, such as PDAs, digital cameras and mobile phones, that require a 5V DC supply
California Micro Devices' CM1692 family of EMI filters based on the company’s Praetorian II architecture is targeted for EMI filtering applications in wireless handsets. The product is based on an L-C filter architecture and features high cutoff frequencies of up to 400 MHz, stop band ranging from 800 MHz up to 3 GHz to cover all wireless communication frequencies
Vishay Intertechnology introduced high-intensity yellow, amber, and white power SMD LEDs in the CLCC-6 flat ceramic package to offer low thermal resistance of 40K/W or 60K/W and high optical power from 2,800 mcd to 9,000 mcd for thermal-sensitive applications. With a low profile of only 0.9 mm, the CLCC-6 flat ceramic package of the VLMK62, VLMY62, and VLMW62 devices allows the additional current drive for a maximum light output while maintaining a high service life of up to 50,000 hours
Xantrex Technology Inc. announced the Sorensen XG Series Programmable DC Power Supplies. The series offers 12 models ranging in power from 6V to 600V for a wide range of production test, laboratory, OEM, and quality assurance applications. It provides comprehensive interfaces, including standard USB 2.0 and optional GPIB or LAN Ethernet interfaces for connecting to a computer or
Curtiss-Wright's embedded computing group announced the SVME-1900, a 6U VME single board computer with two Intel Core Duo processors, each running at 1.67 GHz. The low voltage system is useful for aerospace and defense platforms requiring optimal performance per Watt. It's available in L0, L50, and L100 air-cooled rugged configurations with a variety of I/O choices and two PMC expansion slots.
Maxim Integrated Products' MAX8833/MAX8855 is said to be the industry's first step-down regulators to operate from 3.3V or 2.5V inputs, provide dual 3A or dual 5A outputs (respectively), and integrate switches for space savings.The use of internal MOSFETs enables these devices to operate efficiently from low input voltages. With low on-resistances of 49 milliohms and 37 milliohms, respectively, the regulators are capable of providing efficiencies in the mid-90 percent range while switching above 1 MHz. These products are suited for DDR power supplies
NIC Components introduced two ranges of stacked film chip capacitors. The NSHC and NSPU series combine small component size with stability during voltage, stability over time, immunity from cracking, and low dielectric loss, making them suitable for high-loss and less-stable MLCC capacitors. Both ranges are RoHS compliant. The NSHC uses a stacked metallized polyphenylene sulfide
Aveso, Inc. announced its Primero line of flexible numeric display modules, designed to withstand the extreme temperatures and pressures used to produce plastic cards. The displays can be dropped into card manufacturing processes and installed equipment. It is a 6-digit, 7-segment flexible display featuring an embedded microprocessor and can support both time and event-based algorithms. The display is also designed to support future display card applications
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. released a multi-SMD tri-color LED with a wide luminous intensity range and independent color control. The VLMRGB343.. is a high-brightness device that offers separate control of the red, green, and blue LED chips for demanding high-efficiency applications. Featuring a black surface and compatibility for all video standards, the device comes in a PLCC-4 package with a compact
Taiyo Yuden introduced its LS6D0812A-RH low-profile DC/AC inverters for driving cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFL) in liquid crystal display (LCD) backlighting applications. It is designed specifically for use with 10" to 15" industrial-grade LCD panels widely used in medical electronics, machine tools, digital signage, point-of-sale/kiosks, touch-screen and test and measurement equipment applications.
Luminary Micro introduced 34 new Stellaris microcontrollers (MCUs) -- 20 members of the LM3S1000 high-pin-count, real-time MCU series, 11 members of the LM3S8000 Ethernet+CAN internetworking series, and three new members of the LM3S6000 Ethernet series featuring hardware assist for IEEE 1588 precision time protocol support. The LM3S1000 series features new combinations
Tyco Electronics expanded its Raychem SiBar thyristor series. The bi-directional transient voltage surge suppressors are now available in from 6V to 400V, with capacitance as low as 12pF, maximum leakage current of only 2µA, and a minimum hold current of 150mA. Other features include a small form factor, low on-state power dissipation, and foldback voltage shunting. On the standards front, SiBar thyristors are compliant with RoHS
Ultralife Batteries, Inc. introduced its model UBBL10 SMBus-compliant battery for military and government applications. While compliant with the open source SMBus protocol, the circuitry allows for efficient operation of the battery, use of flex circuit boards whenever possible to reduce the use of wire, and they are tested to meet stringent performance and safety standards.
Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. announced its Tracopower TSP Series of DIN-rail power supplies that are certified to the IECEx Scheme for explosive atmospheres. Featuring a rugged metal case with shock and vibration proof construction, the series provides reliable power in the most difficult factory conditions. Optimal electrical specifications and high immunity against electrical disturbances makes the series effective