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MOSFET with Integrated Schottky Diode in DFN3x3EP Package

December 10, 2007 6:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Alpha & Omega Semiconductor offers its advanced MOSFETs in the DFN3x3EP package and is said to be the first to offer a monolithically integrated Schottky diode (SRFET) in this type of package. This product family is suited for space-constrained applications requiring DC/DC conversion such as notebook PCs, blade servers, networking equipment, graphics cards and DC/DC power supply modules.

Serial-to-Ethernet Gateway Module

December 10, 2007 6:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig Co., Inc. announced the WIZ110SR plug-and-play gateway module that converts RS-232 protocol into TCP/IP protocol, and it includes DB-9 and RJ45 connectors. The module enables remote checking, managing and control of devices via Ethernet and TCP/IP by connecting existing RS-232 equipment at up to 230 Kbps to a network. It is a protocol converter that automatically converts and transmits data sent by serial equipment

Digital Interface Adapter

December 10, 2007 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sealevel Systems, Inc. introduced its SeaDAC Lite 8126 digital interface adapter that addresses the 32 channels of I/O as four eight-bit ports, each programmable as input or output. A 50-pin header connects the module to industry standard solid-state relay racks to provide PC-based control of equipment including sensors, switches, security control systems and industrial automation systems.


24 Watt Power Supply in Desktop Packaging

December 10, 2007 5:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Power Solutions announced the PA1024 series of 24W single-output desktop switching power supplies. These devices are 3.37" x 1.98" x 1.37” and are CEC Level IV-compliant. Features include universal AC input through an IEC-320 C14 inlet, Class B emissions, and safety approvals such as UL/cUL60950-1, EN60950-1, CE (LVD) to protect against short circuits and over-voltage conditions.

Economy Digital Indicator Has PC USB Connection

December 7, 2007 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

The MarCator 1081 Digital Indicator is Mahr Federal's latest economy product. Its features include a measuring range of 0.5" (12.5 mm), resolution to 0.00005" (0.001 mm), a high-contrast LCD display, and IP51 protection against dust and falling water according to IEC 529. It connects with USB to computers without requiring a multiplexer. Optional Digimatic and RS-232 connections are also available, along with optional wireless connections. The 1081's measurements can be

2eSST, 6U VMEbus Single Board Computer Boasts Flexibility and Desirable Data Transfer Rates

December 7, 2007 9:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

MEN Micro Inc. announced the A17 a 2eSST, 6U VMEbus single board computer (SBC) that reaches a data transfer rate of up to 320 MB/s using a Tundra TSI148 bridge controller. Built around Freescale's new PowerQUICC-III PowerPC MPC8548 consisting of a highly integrated e500 core with an FPU (floating point unit) and MMU (memory management unit) as well as L2 cache support


Variable Capacitance Accelerometer With Microprocessor Temperature Compensation

December 7, 2007 9:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Endevco introduced a variable capacitance accelerometer featuring onboard, microprocessor-controlled temperature compensation. The model 7290D has high thermal stability and global accuracy for measurement of low-level accelerations in laboratory test and measurement, automotive, and aerospace applications including military and commercial flight testing. Gas damping and internal over-range stops are used by an anisotropically etched, silicon sensing

Two-Phase, Single-Chip Interleaving Power Factor Controller Increases Energy Performance and System Reliability

December 7, 2007 6:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments Incorporated introduced today a single-chip, interleaved power factor correction (PFC) control circuit for multi-kilowatt communications, server and industrial system. The UCC28070 two-phase, average current-mode controller allows designers to simplify power design, increase system reliability and achieve a greater than 0.9 power factor rating, which improves energy efficiency


Dual-Readout Edgecard Connectors Accomodate PCB Thickness of .093'

December 7, 2007 5:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sullins Electronics expanded their edgecard connector portfolio to include a high-temperature, dual-readout series manufactured to accept 0.093” (2.36 mm) daughtercards. The cards are supplied in straight, card extender, and right angle configurations. Their UL/cUL connectors feature high-density 0.050” (1.27 mm) contact center spacing and replacable 0.100” (2.54 mm) center spacing parts to double the number of contacts within the same area.

Battery Powered 3-Axis Shock Recorder Stores 170,000 Measurements Per Channel

December 6, 2007 12:01 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Omega Engineering launched a battery powered, 3-axis shock recorder that measures temperature, pressure, and humidity at user-selected reading rates, while shock is recorded at the peak acceleration levels. The OM-CP-ULTRASHOCK101-50-EB is a compact device that can record up to 170,000 measurements per channel. This device is useful for documenting dynamic environments such as moving vehicles, trucks, containers, and ships.

Quad High-Side Solid-State Relay Saves Energy by Cutting On Resistance

December 6, 2007 9:14 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

 STMicroelectronics announced a quad high-side intelligent power switch (IPS) - the VNI4140K - which is produced using the latest generation of the company's VIPowerT technology to achieve a 50 percent saving in Rds(on) compared to earlier devices with the same die size. In addition to over-temperature protection for safe operation when current draw is too high, the switch's case over-temperature protection independently limits the PCB temperature

USB Keyboard Encoder with Mouse and Joystick Controls

December 6, 2007 6:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hagstrom Electronics Inc.'s KE-USB108 full speed USB keyboard encoder has 108 programmable inputs. It accepts input from push button switches, toggle switches, and other devices, and then generates USB keyboard, mouse, or joystick actions based on the activation of the input device. Responses to an input may be programmed as a single keystroke, multiple keystrokes, a mouse button, or a joystick button.

Embedded Automation Computer with Multicore Processor and 1 GB DDR2 RAM

December 6, 2007 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduced its UNO-2182 embedded automation computer with a Core 2 Duo 1.5 GHz (L7400) CPU and 1 GB DDR2 RAM.  The UNO-2182 is fanless, diskless, and compact (255 mm × 152 mm × 69 mm) for space-constrained environments. With DVI-I interface; the unit provides


60A Filter with Additional Circuitry Reduces Differential Mode Noise

December 6, 2007 6:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics has expanded its S Series family of Corcom filters with its smallest, multi-stage package for a 60-A filter designed for high-noise industrial environments. The 60VS6 filter is a high-performance device that combines the S series common mode interference rejection with additional circuitry to reduce differential mode noise and transients.

Visualization Device Family Communicates Exclusively via Ethernet

December 6, 2007 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pepperl+Fuchs' VisuNet RM family of remote monitors for use in hazardous locations is said to eliminate copper and fiber optic KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) interface technology, while leveraging open network-based Visualization over Ethernet (VOE) technology founded on Microsoft standards. VOE technology facilitates operation of up to


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