Intelligent sensor hub integrates programmability, precision in a single package

May 15, 2013 3:40 pm | Freescale Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor is introducing a new Xtrinsic intelligent sensor hub that serves as an advanced sensor fusion platform. The Xtrinsic FXLC95000CL sensor hub integrates an on-board accelerometer with capability to manage multiple external sensors. The solution provides


MOSFETs deliver benchmark on-state resistance for improved system efficiency in heavy load applications

May 15, 2013 12:31 pm | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier introduced a family of automotive-qualified COOLiRFET MOSFETs delivering benchmark on-state resistance (Rds(on)) for heavy load applications including electric power steering (EPS), braking systems and other heavy loads on internal combustion engine (ICE) and micro hybrid vehicle platforms.


25 MBd digital optocoupler device achieves 3,750 VRMS signal isolation

May 14, 2013 3:06 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Avago Technologies announced a new dual-channel bi-directional 25 MBd digital optocoupler device, the ACSL-7210. The device is a dual-channel high speed digital optocoupler optimized for bi-directional industrial communication networks using high speed protocols such as PROFIBUS fieldbus and Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI).


Super-Junction MOSFETs add dedicated control input for increased switching efficiency

May 6, 2013 10:58 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics introduced the first MDmesh V Super-Junction MOSFET featuring a new package technology that increases the efficiency of power circuitry in equipment such as white goods, televisions, PCs, telecom, and server switched-mode power supplies. The new TO247-4 4-lead package


Single-stage LED driver promises highest levels of dimmer compatibility

May 1, 2013 11:55 am | Cirrus Logic -- Apex Precision Power | Product Releases | Comments

Cirrus Logic, Inc. has introduced a first family of single-stage LED drivers, the CS1615/16, targeting the incandescent lamp replacement market. Through patented technology, the CS1615/16 consistently outperforms competing single-stage LED drivers in dimmer compatibility while offering


LED drivers promise enhanced dimming performance, color rendering in indoor and outdoor lighting

April 24, 2013 5:15 pm | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Texas introduced three new DC/DC LED drivers that simplify white color tuning for high-color rendering and ultra-low dimming in professional-grade indoor and outdoor LED lighting applications. The TPS92660 two-string LED driver and TPS92640/1 synchronous buck controllers address


Embedded wireless portfolio adds PIC32 Bluetooth digital audio kit, plus Wi-Fi modules

April 22, 2013 12:07 pm | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. expanded its embedded-wireless portfolio to include the PIC32 Bluetooth Audio Development Kit, featuring modules, stacks and CODECs, and XBee footprint-compatible socket modules with integrated stacks. The new Wi-Fi offerings comprise IEEE 802.11b/g Wi-Fi modules with

LISTED UNDER: Development Boards

Gas gauge IC monitors lead-acid batteries in UPS, e-bike designs

April 20, 2013 1:31 pm | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Lead-acid battery, battery management, gas gauge integrated circuit, gas gauge IC, capacity measurement, power management, battery packs, impedance track

LISTED UNDER: Power Management

Pulse-gate firing board controls 2 six-pulse SCR bridges

April 17, 2013 4:45 pm | Applied Power Systems, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Applied Power Systems is proud to announce the release of their BAP3012 next generation twelve pulse gate firing board which provides robust and reliable operation of parallel or series connected SCR (Silicon Controlled Rectifier) bridges for high power phase-control and power conversion applications using up to 100mm devices.


Tool provides CCM and buck LED driver designs in under a minute

April 10, 2013 10:31 am | Fairchild Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor’s Power Supply WebDesigner design and simulation tool provides complete designs in under a minute and includes complete continuous conduction mode (CCM), non-isolated active PFC buck and buck LED driver designs. From user-specified design inputs, the

LISTED UNDER: Power Management | White-LED Driver

Rail-to-rail single op amps exhibit a typical input bias current of 2pA

April 8, 2013 3:48 pm | Digi-Key | Product Releases | Comments

Touchstone Semiconductor announced that it has added two new, micropower operational amplifiers (op amps) to its “NanoWatt Analog” high-performance analog integrated circuits portfolio: the TS1003 and TS1005, both available in SC70-5 packaging and ready to ship from Digi-Key, Touchstone Semiconductor’s authorized distributor.

LISTED UNDER: Operational Amplifiers

Power adapter chipsets achieve fast standby recovery

April 4, 2013 4:05 pm | Iwatt | Product Releases | Comments

iWatt has expanded its PrimAccurate pulse width modulation (PWM) controller platform to include two new power adapter chipsets that offer the company’s fastest standby recovery. The iW1766 + iW628 and iW1767 + iW628 chipsets provide ultra-low, <10mW standby power at up to 12W output power....

LISTED UNDER: Pulse Width Modulators

Electronic Components - Active and Passive - Buy Online

April 3, 2013 4:21 pm | 1-Source Electronic Components, Inc. | Products

Semiconductors, Connectors, Capacitors - Buy online - Look up Spec and Data Sheets -

LISTED UNDER: Logic | Power Management | Sensor

Electronic Components - Active and Passive - Buy Online

April 3, 2013 4:20 pm | 1-Source Electronic Components, Inc. | Products

Semiconductors, Connectors, Capacitors - Buy online - Look up Spec and Data Sheets -

LISTED UNDER: Logic | Power Management | Sensor

One-resistor-tunable timer ICs operate over wide supply voltage range

April 3, 2013 11:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Touchstone Semiconductor  added four, high-accuracy, micropower timer ICs to its rapidly expanding family of “NanoWatt Analog” timer integrated circuits. These higher-single-supply voltage, second-generation timer ICs operate over a wide supply voltage range

LISTED UNDER: Clocks/Synthesizers | Timers/Oscillators


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