Productive Product: No, that's not a misspelling: Energizer markets its lithium (not li-ion) backup system for portable gadgets with the "Energi To Go" moniker. Basically this is a battery holder fitting one or two AA cells, a power charging and management chip from Techtium, and your connector
GlobTek's UF-400AX series of power supplies delivers up to 111W of continuous output power and has 5 regulated outputs of +5V DC at 10A, +5V DC at 1.5A, -5V DC at .75A, 130V DC at .15A (externally programmable) and +12V DC at 2.5A. This efficient series features an optional aluminum U-channel chassis with optional top cover, remote voltage sensing, and active PFC. The device accepts universal input of 90V AC to 264V AC.
American Bright Optoelectronics Corporation announced its Brite-XLED modules that boast an efficient low power approach to SSL design. The system is entirely modularized, allowing system designers the ability to choose the appropriate number of LEDs per module or the total aggregate number of modules and their geometric layout to achieve desired luminaire output. The modules can be specified to include one to eight LEDs
ON Semiconductor introduced the first member of its ultra-low capacitance, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) protection family of devices. The ESD9L is a single line ESD protection device that offers 0.5 pF capacitance and low clamping voltage. Available in the industry’s smallest package for ESD protection, this part is suitable for safeguarding high speed data lines in portable applications such as cell phones, MP3 players, PDAs and digital cameras.
The Series 24 Serial Control Switch Relay (SCSR) from Electroswitch facilitates remote control and monitoring of circuit breakers, while retaining local control through a manual trip/close handle. An addressable network device with certified DNP 3.0, the SCSR combines the functions of various other devices and provides remote trip-coil monitoring (single or dual), sequence-of-events reporting, system battery monitoring, and self-diagnostic reporting.
Contact-free DC-Operated Rotary Position Sensors Features 0.1 Percent Linearity Over 120° Measurement RangeOctober 11, 2007 5:55 am | Product Releases | Comments
Macro Sensors introduces its RS 1500-120 series of fractional-turn contactless rotary position sensors for measuring the angular displacement of rotating elements such as quarter-turn ball and butterfly valves, air flow dampers, and diverter gates used in packaging and postal sorting machinery. Available as the RSE 1500-120 with a 24V DC input and a 0-to-10V DC output, or as the RSI 1500-120 with a 2-wire 4-20 mA loop-powered transmitter I/O
VIDEO | Op-Ed: Here's an example of energy savings at a technology conference. MOS 6502 and Commodore legend Chuck Peddle planned to fly to New Jersey to give a 90-minute computer history lecture. But he was stuck in Sri Lanka for his job, so he videoconferenced instead. The twist: instead of using an expensive, professional videoconferencing "solution", Chuck used ordinary Skype
CIT Relay & Switch announced its J115 Series relay. This relay is offered in three versions: PC termination, combination PC and QC for contacts, and panel mount style QC for both coil and contacts. It exceeds industry UL standards – incorporating as standard 40A contacts, 240V AC, 30A @ 277V AC, and Class F insulation. All versions are available with contact arrangements of SPST N.O, SPST N.C., or SPDT. Options include standard 0.9W or reduced power consumption 0.6W coil and meet UL873 and UL508 spacing requirements
Keithley Instruments, Inc. announces a C-V measurement instrument for its Model 4200-SCS Semiconductor Characterization System. The Model 4200-CVU instrument comes as a module that plugs into any available instrument slot of the Model 4200-SCS, allowing fast and easy capacitance measurements from femtoFarads (fF) to nanoFarads (nF), at frequencies from 10 kHz to 10 MHz.
CamSemi announced a family of performance controller ICs that will enable the development of low-cost, energy-efficient products. The C2470 family utilizes advances in intelligent digital/analogue control, coupled with a neat and simple resonant single-switch topology for off-line AC to DC power conversion. This approach provides secure operating efficiencies of 80% and 100 mW standby
Op-Ed: Recently we added some new sites to our link library. The total is up to 49 but the three newest are off the beaten path: the Athena Institute, GreenDrinks, and WattWatt. (We truly hope to refer you to sites that are useful, not just a million and one blogs and such.
Elma Electronic Inc. announced a 4U wide MicroTCA Portable Tower which features a Star backplane with up to 6 AMCs. The unit also features 1 MicroTCA carrier hub (MCH) slot and a power module slot. The backplane has a JSM (J-Tag Switch Module) slot, used for diagnostics. The unit facilitates either single or double width format modules in the same backplane. Additional features include
PCB Piezotronics introduced the Model 357A19, a miniature charge output accelerometer, designed for performing shock and vibration studies in space-restricted locations and on small, lightweight structures. The unit occupies a 0.11" × 0.16" × 0.27" envelope, and weighs 0.007 ounces (0.20 grams), for minimal mass loading of a test article. The unit connects to laboratory-style charge amplifiers or in-line charge converters, which
Ironwood Electronics introduced their high performance BGA ZIF socket for 0.4 mm pitch BGA. The SG-BGA-7096 socket is designed for a Shinko 12 mm package size; operate at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss. The sockets are designed to dissipate up to several watts without extra heat sinking and can handle up to 100W with custom heat sink. The contact resistance is typically 23 m? per pin.
The Model 682A08 Vibration Transmitter from the IMI Sensors division of PCB Piezotronics (PCB) is an ICP accelerometer signal conditioner, complete with dual semiconductor relay alarms and 4 mA to 20 mA signal transmission, for continuous monitoring of critical machinery. The device is suitable for monitoring unbalance and misalignment on motors, pump sets and other rotating equipment. This module provides excitation power for industry standard accelerometers