VCO Operates at 1,700 MHz

February 25, 2009 7:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Exhibiting typ. phase noise of -120 dBc/Hz at 10-KHz offset, Crystek's CVCO55CC-1700-1700 VCO functions at 1,700 MHz with a control voltage range from 0.3 V to ~4.7 V. The 0.5” × 0.5” SMT component offers typ. output power of 2.5 dBm, input voltage of 5 V, max. current consumption of 25 mA, and typ. second

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Current Sense Resistors Operate at up to 4 Watts

February 25, 2009 4:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring a flameproof surface mount design, the OARS-3 Series open-air current sense resistors from TT electronics IRC operate to power ratings of up to 4 watts. The resistors feature a resistance range from 2mW to 15mW, with tolerance to ±1% or ±5%. Inductance values are less than 10 nanohenries, with operating temperatures ranging from

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Capacitors Deliver up to 3,000 Farads

February 23, 2009 9:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Available in cylindrical or rectangular cases, a family of WIMA double-layer Supercaps from TAW Electronics are available with capacitances up to 3,000 Farads. Configured in models addressing the operating voltage required by the application, the maintenance-free devices can handle more than 500,000 charge/discharge cycles

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SMPS Capacitors Handle High Currents, Frequencies

February 20, 2009 8:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

With capacitance values of up to 33 µF , the CSM Series of stacked Switch Mode Power Supply Capacitors (SMPS) from Tecate can withstand up to 500 VDC. The Capacitors are offered in EIA 1825 and 2225 size codes, and in both NPO and X7R dielectrics. Features include an input or output operating voltage

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1206 Chip Fuses Rated to 20 A

February 20, 2009 6:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Exhibiting a 100-A interrupt rating at rated voltage, Tyco Electronics’ new line of 1206 form factor chip fuses demonstrate rated current values of up to 20 A with voltage ratings up to 24 VDC. The halogen-free units help provide overcurrent protection on power supplies, servers, communications equipment, voltage regulator modules, and

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Automotive Power Inductors Operate at 180°C

February 19, 2009 5:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Targeting automotive underhood environments, BI Technologies’ HA55 Series power inductors exhibit an operating temperature range from -40°C to 180°C. The units offer rated current from 40 A to 60 A, typ. rated current inductance values from 7 µH to 20 µH, and saturation current from 43 A to 50 A. The devices have a recommended

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Power Inductors Meet MIL-PRF-27

February 18, 2009 6:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Targeting power applications in military, aerospace and defense communities, Gowanda Electronics’ MLP5025, MLP1812, and MLP8527 power inductors comply with MIL-PRF-27/367A, MIL-PRF-27/368A, and MIL-PRF-27/370A, respectively. The MLP5025 components exhibit inductance from 0.220 µH to 22,000 µH, a current rating from

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Inlet Filters Improve Series' Attenuation by 10 dB

February 17, 2009 11:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

The FN9244 and FN9244E IEC inlet filters from Schaffner EMC offer up to 10 dB better attenuation than other versions in the series. With an integrated choke for additional EMI suppression on the earth line, the filters offer a current rating up to 15 A with an inductance up to 59.5 mH. The RoHS-compliant filters

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Hybrid Couplers Target Wireless Band Applications

February 13, 2009 6:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

MECA’s 705 Series 3-dB, 90° hybrid couplers cover wireless band applications from UHF through UMTS (0.400 GHz to 2.200 GHz) with power levels to 500 W. The components are suitable for use as a duplexer for DAS head end systems or combining amplifiers for antenna sharing applications with high isolation. The units are equipped with

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Current-Sense Resistors Exhibit Low Resistance

February 12, 2009 6:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Showing resistance shifts of <0.5% and < 0.25% for short time overloads, Stackpole Electronics’ BR Series bare-metal current-sense resistors exhibit resistance values down to 1 mOhm. The RoHS-compliant devices offer typ. inductance of =1 nH, sizes of 1 W, 3 W, and 5 W, TCR from 100 ppm to 20 ppm, and tolerances of

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Mini Transistors Drive Portable Applications

February 12, 2009 5:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Well-suited for portable battery-powered applications, the CMLT3820G (NPN) and CMLT7820G (PNP) Low VCE(SAT) transistors from Central Semiconductor are provided in an SOT-563 SMT package with a maximum profile of 0.6 mm. The NPN CMLT3820G has a VCE(SAT) of 115 mV at 100 mA, and 280 mV at 1.0 A, while the

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Winged Inductor Achieves Frequency Range up to 5 MHz

February 11, 2009 9:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

With a frequency range up to 5 MHz, the IHLW-5050CE-01 winged inductor from Vishay is intended for voltage regulator module (VRM) and dc-to-dc converter applications in end products. The inductor offers an inductance range from 0.10 µH to 10 µH, a saturation current range from 14.0 A up to 84 A, typical DCR from 0.8 mO to 30.4 mO, and maximum DCR from 0.96 mO to 34.0 mO

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Silicon Resistor Chips Target Hi-Rel Applications

February 10, 2009 6:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using a self-passivating and moisture-resistant tantalum-nitride resistor element, OnChip Devices’ TX, TL, and TR silicon resistor chips perform in medical, aerospace, military, communication, and instrumentation applications. The TX components exhibit a die size of 20 mm × 20 mm, resistance from 10 Ohm to 1 MOhm, absolute tolerance of

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Attenuators Come in Rugged SMA Housing

February 9, 2009 4:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Exhibiting signal attenuation from 1 dB to 20 dB, Crystek’s CATTEN Series attenuators are designed in a rugged SMA housing for in-line connection and operation in test equipment, RF lab use, and other embedded applications. The devices offer frequency ranges from DC to 3 GHz, power dissipation of 1 W (0.5 W for

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Surge Protectors Target ADSL and VDSL Applications

February 6, 2009 5:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Based on TISP overvoltage protection technology, Bourns’ TISP4CO15L1N, TISP4CO20L1N and TISP4C025L1N thyristor surge protector devices (TSPDs) provide protection for ADSL, ADSL2, ADSL2+, VDSL, and VDSL2 ports in modems or telephone exchanges. The feed-through-packaged devices are designed to

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