SSXOs Require Less than 10 mA

November 25, 2008 10:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Complying with EMI requirements, Pericom Semiconductor’s M-Series spread spectrum crystal oscillators (SSXOs) present a power supply requirement of <10 mA from a 2.500-V or 3.300-V power supply. The ceramic-packaged components offer package sizes of 7 mm × 5 mm (MK), 5 mm × 3.200 mm (MD), and 3.200 mm × 2.500 mm (MN), and operating frequencies

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PoE Splitter Powers Heaters or Illuminators

November 25, 2008 5:43 am | Phihong | Product Releases | Comments

Providing 12 V at 1.75 A for powering heaters or illuminators, the POE21-120F Power-over-Ethernet splitter from Phihong can forward IEEE802.3at/af power and data to video surveillance cameras. The 12-VDC out Gigabit-compatible splitter works with any Ultra PoE midspan with the same detection and overload features specified in IEEE 802.3af standards

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Suppressor Delivers Filtering and Clamping

November 24, 2008 6:40 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Combining stacked capacitors and multilayer varistors, AVX’s CapGuard transient voltage suppressor (TVS) demonstrates broadband off-state EMI filtering and bi-directional transient clamping. The component offers energy ratings of 1.2 joules and 1.5 joules, parallel capacitance values from 10 nF to 33 nF, and operating temperatures from -55°C to 125°C. The product exhibits working voltages of 18 VDC, 26 VDC, 30 VDC, and 48 VDC, and

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S-Band VCO Operates to 2,450 MHz

November 24, 2008 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Offering a tuning voltage range from 0.50 VDC to 4.50 VDC, Z-Communications' V804ME14-LF S-band VCO performs from 2,300 MHz to 2,450 MHz in broadcast system applications. The RoHS-compliant unit exhibits a typical phase noise of -99 dBc/Hz at 10-KHz offset, a typical tuning sensitivity of 52 MHz/V, and typical second harmonic suppression of -20 dBc. The 0.50" × 0.50" × 0.13" MINI-packaged oscillator shows typical output power of

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Three-Phase Filters Fit onto DIN Rail

November 21, 2008 6:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Exhibiting plastic housing and a lack of internal resins, Premo EMC’s DRTF family of three-phase filters are available to assembly on a DIN rail. The UL1283- and EN60939-approved devices perform without neutral for currents of 20 A, 30 A, and 50 A. The products are appropriate for automation machinery, electro-medical equipment, frequency inverters, servo

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Capacitors Cover Wide Capacitance Range

November 19, 2008 9:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for voltages from 4 VDC to 100 VDC, Epcos’ SMD family aluminum electrolytic capacitors operate over a capacitance range from 0.1 µF to 15 µF. The components offer sizes from 4 mm D × 5.4 mm L to 10 mm D × 10 mm L, as well as temperature ranges from -40°C to 85°C and from -40°C to 105°C. The RoHS-compliant B41142 Series within the family

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Ceramic Capacitors Developed for Hybrids and PEVs

November 19, 2008 5:31 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Developed for the power electronics market (including advanced technology vehicles), the EVC series of multilayer monolithic ceramic capacitors (MLCC) from Murata Electronics has dimensions of 32 mm (L) × 40 mm (W) × 3.7 mm (T). The maximum rated capacitance value is rated at 630 VDC, and has aneffective capacitance of 12 µF at 400 VDC

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LVDS VCXO Operates to 1 GHz

November 18, 2008 10:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Expanding on the XpressO Series, Fox Electronics’ FVXO-LC72 2.5-V LVDS VCXO performs in a frequency range from 0.75 MHz to 1 GHz. The 7 mm × 5 mm components are suitable for use in any applications including SONET, Ethernet, storage area network, broadband access, microprocessors, DSPs, FPGAs, industrial controllers, test and measurement

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Ferrite Chip Beads Target Handheld Devices

November 18, 2008 6:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Coming in a 0.6 mm × 0.3 mm × 0.3 mm footprint, Laird Technologies’ LI0201 line of EIA 0201 ferrite chip beads are suitable for handheld electronic devices, such as cellular phones, Bluetooth handsets, PDAs, GPS devices, mp3 players, digital camcorders, and digital cameras. The components show optimal impedance versus frequency characteristics with

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SPDs Provide Continuous Over-Voltage Protection

November 17, 2008 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing continuous protection from over-voltage and other transient voltage activity, medium voltage surge protection devices (SPDs) from Raycap meet the IEEE C62.11-2005 Standard. The Strikesorb 40-3000, Strikesorb 40-4000, and Strikesorb 40-5000 are designed to protect equipment from lightning strikes, power surges, and spikes without

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OCXO Exhibits Low Aging

November 14, 2008 7:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Presenting stability of >±8 ppb, Vectron International’s C4500A1-0115 5-GHz SC-Cut oven-controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO) demonstrates aging of <50 ppb over 6 years. The 10-mm component fits in 20 mm² THT enclosures in base station and SDH/SONET applications, and offers LVCMOS and sine wave output. The product yield typical phase noise of -100 dBc/Hz at an offset of

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TVS Array Withstands 100 A Surges

November 13, 2008 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Protecting sub-micron transceivers against GR-1089 level lightning pulses on high-speed data lines, Semtech’s TClamp2502N transient voltage suppressor (TVS) array endures surges of 100 A. The 2.6 mm × 2.6 mm × 0.5 mm SLP-packaged component is rated to 2.5 V, and guards against electrostatic discharge (ESD), cable discharge events (CDE), and electrical fast


Devices Provide Overcurrent Protection

November 12, 2008 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Targeting the automotive market, Tyco Electronics’ AHEF family PolySwitch circuit protection devices help deliver resettable overcurrent protection for bus and truck wire harnesses using 24-V electrical systems. The components exhibit hold-current ratings from 0.5 A to 10 A, maximum fault-current rating of 100 A, maximum operating voltage rating of 32 V, and a maximum operating temperature of 125C. The RoHS- and ELV-compliant are tested to the the AECQ200 standard, have

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VCO Yields -104 dBc/Hz Phase Noise

November 11, 2008 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Functioning from 3,901 MHz to 4,101 MHz, Crystek’s CVC055CC-3901-4101 VCO exhibits a typical phase noise of -104 dBc/Hz at an offset of 10 KHz. The 0.5” × 0.5” SMT component demonstrates a control voltage range from 0.1 V to ~16 V, typical output power of 5 dBm, input voltage of 8 V, and a maximum current consumption of 40 mA. Pulling and pushing are

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Electrolytic Capacitors Used in Lighting Ballast Applications

November 10, 2008 5:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

The NRB-XS series from NIC Components is a family of miniature aluminium electrolytic capacitors that is intended for use in lighting ballast applications. The polarized, radial leaded NRB-XS series is available with capacitance values ranging from 1.0 µF to 220 µF, and rated voltages of 160 VDC to 450 VDC. It has an operating temperature range between -25ºC to +105ºC

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