Industrial LCD Monitor in Resistive and Capacitive Configurations

January 14, 2008 8:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Stealth Computer Corp. introduced their TuffTouch industrial grade LCD monitor. TuffTouch is a rugged and versatile touch-screen designed to survive in industrial and commercial environments. The 17-inch steel enclosure is rated for NEMA 4/IP 66 to withstand water, dust, and dirt. It supports resolutions up to 1280 x 1024 pixels with analog and digital inputs. Image quality is 250 nits of brightness, 8ms response time, and a 500:1 contrast ratio.

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Emitters Effectively Dissipate Heat

January 9, 2008 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Everlight’s announced the 5W EHP-B03 Series emitters which are designed, binned and tested for standard operation at 700 mA and have the capability of being driven at 1000 mA. The series come with a special Star design – MCPCB (DLC based), which allows effective heat dissipation and low thermal resistance between junction and Star to a typical value of 11K/W. They deliver light output performance of 250 lm at 700 mA

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Electronic Display Cards Use Hot Lamination

January 8, 2008 5:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aveso, Inc. announced its electronic display inlay for plastic card manufacturers, making it possible to produce electronic display cards using industry standard hot lamination manufacturing processes and installed equipment. The electronic display inlay features a Primero 6/7 flexible numeric display module, along with a battery and circuitry, embedded in

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Green XLamp XR-E LEDs Perform in RGB Applications

January 8, 2008 5:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cree, Inc. announced its green XLamp XR-E LEDs that are 70 percent brighter than the company’s previous green power LEDs. This green XR-E produces maximum luminous flux of 87.5 lumens at 350 mA

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LED Driver ICs Deliver High Voltage

January 8, 2008 5:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Supertex, Inc. introduced its models CL320, CL325 and CL330 LED driver ICs, each consisting of three channels of constant current output, designed to drive three LED strings at currents of 20 mA, 25 mA and 30 mA each, respectively. Each part comes in an 8-lead SOIC (with heat slug) package. The only external component required is a single ceramic bypass capacitor, making the PCB designs simple

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Snap-in LED Panel Mount Indicators Feature Daylight Viewing

January 8, 2008 5:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dialight Corp. introduced its 559 Series of snap-in LED panel mount indicators that feature high-brightness and daylight-viewable versions. Also offered are 5V and 12V indicators with integral resistors, low-current, high-efficiency indicators, and two- and three-leaded bicolor indicators. According to the company, the RoHS-compliant, shock- and vibration-resistant indicators typically provide 100,000 hours of service

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Laser Diode Driver Comes in a Small OEM Package

January 8, 2008 5:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

AMS Technologies announced the expansion of the PLD Series of laser diode drivers with the model PLD10K-CH 10A from Wavelength Electronics. It does not incorporate a heat sink, so it is available in a smaller OEM package. This PLD includes user adjustments, status indicators and cabling. It drives any laser diode configuration in constant power or constant current mode. With an option to use

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830 nm Laser Diodes for Optical Devices

January 7, 2008 7:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Photonic Products announced two high-power, infrared wavelength GaAlaS laser diodes from Opnext Inc. The HL8337MG and the HL8338MG are useful as light sources for industrial and medical sensor applications and for optical devices such as distance meters, barcode scanners, and high-resolution CTP. The HL8337MG and the HL8338MG have a typical lasing wavelength of 830 nm and a high optical output power of 50 mW CW

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OEM Interface Controller Integrates Easily Into TFT LCD Monitor Applications

January 7, 2008 6:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

The DVS-1600 high-integration OEM interface controller from Digital View is designed to address a broad range of TFT LCD monitor applications. The board’s flexible port architecture provides physical inputs for DVI, VGA, S-Video and Composite Video, along with a wide range of video modes.

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Red Laser Diode Offers High Optical Output of 150 mW at 640 nm

January 3, 2008 8:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mitsubishi Electric completed development of the ML520G51 red laser diode with an optical output standard of 150 mW at 640 nm. It is intended for use in mobile projectors, laser show devices as well as in other applications in the industrial and medical environment. This red laser diode appears bright to the human eye and is capable of emitting deep reds in the 640 nm range.

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High-Power 3W LED MR16 Bulbs Replace 20-to-30W Incandescents

December 20, 2007 10:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

LEDtronics drop-in replacement MR16 3W LED bulbs can handle voltages variations of from noisy AC/DC power supplies, thereby eliminating the need to stock bulbs of different voltages. The bulbs have bi-pin bases identical to MR16 bulbs, making light output of 102.9 lumens using only 2.6W at 12V DC, 120.6 lumens using 3.7W a 12V AC, and 140.7 lumens using 3.8W at 24V DC.

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Quad-Mode Alternative to 604 LED Driver

December 14, 2007 6:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Catalyst Semiconductor's CAT3604V is a four-channel LED driver eliminates high-profile inductors and unwanted EMI. It has a fourth operational mode, 1.33x, in addition to the typical modes of 1x, 1.5x, and 2x. The 1.33x mode helps reduce input switching currents to the battery, thereby minimizing overall supply noise. The driver also has a dimming interface

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SMD LEDs in CLCC-6 Flat Ceramic Package with Low Thermal Resistance

December 12, 2007 7:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

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

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Flexible Display Design Withstands Hot Lamination

December 12, 2007 5:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

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

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Multi-SMD Tri-Color LED with Separate Control for Red, Green, and Blue LED

December 12, 2007 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

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

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