ESD Protection Device Offers Low Capacitance

November 4, 2008 6:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Protecting data lines for applications such as HDMI (high definition multimedia interface) from ESD, Epcos’ 0603-sized ceramic multilayer CeraDiode exhibits a typical capacitance of 0.6 pF. The SOD-523-packaged component delivers data rates of up to 10 Gb/s, and is said to be able to replace semiconductor diodes 1:1 due to their identical fit, form, and function

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Oscillators Operate at 250 MHz

November 3, 2008 10:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Measuring 3.2 mm × 2.5 mm, Fox Electronics' HCMOS XpressO oscillators function in frequencies from 0.75 MHz to 250 MHz. The 3.3 V components are suitable for microprocessor, DSP, FPGA, SONET, and Ethernet environments, as well as industrial controllers, test and measurement equipment, and storage area networks. The RoHS-compliant oscillators offer stabilities of

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RFID Tags Work in Liquid and on Metal Surfaces

November 3, 2008 7:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Offering epoxy and silicon-seal packaging, Ferroxcube’s Ferroxtag high-frequency RFID tags are designed for use in liquid or on metal surfaces and can be affixed onto the surface via screws, glues, or double-sided adhesive tapes. The 25 mm × 12.50 mm × 5 mm components support

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SAW Oscillators Tolerate ±150 ppm

October 31, 2008 9:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Operating in an output frequency range from 800 MHz to 2.5 GHz, Epson Toyocom’s EG-9000GC single-output and EV-9000GB voltage-controlled SAW oscillators show a frequency tolerance of ±150 ppm max. The sine wave components operate from a supply voltage of 3 V with a maximum current consumption of 38 mA over an operating temperature range from -20°C to

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VHF-Band VCO Yields Low Phase Noise

October 30, 2008 11:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Performing from 284 MHz to 294 MHz with a tuning voltage range from 0.30 VDC to 3 VDC, Z-Communications’ SMV0290A-LF VHF-band VCO exhibits a typical phase noise of -118 dBc/Hz at an offset of 10 KHz. The 0.30” × 0.30” × 0.08” SUB-L-packaged component delivers a typical output power of -1 dBm from a 3.30 VDC supply while drawing 17 mA (typ.) over

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Protection Array Provides Low Capacitance

October 30, 2008 5:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Exhibiting a surge current of >11 A, Vishay Intertechnology’s VBUS054CV-HS3 4-line ESD protection array displays a capacitance of 1.20 pF at a working voltage of 5 V. The 1.60 mm × 1.60 mm × 0.75 mm LLP75-packaged component demonstrates maximum leakage current of <0.10 µA, typical breakthrough voltage of 7 V at 1 mA, and maximum clamping voltage of 22 V at

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Oscillator Demonstrates Low Phase Noise

October 29, 2008 9:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Operating from 3,619 MHz to 3,711 MHz, Crystek’s CVCO55CC-3619-3711 VCO exhibits a typical phase noise of -106 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset in a control voltage range from 0.1 V to ~16 V. The 0.5” × 0.5” SMT-packaged device displays typical output power of 5 dBm, input voltage of 8 V, max. current consumption of 40 mA, pulling of 3 MHz, pulling of 0.5 MHz/V, and

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TSPDs Protect Next-Gen Telecom Equipment

October 29, 2008 5:24 am | On Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

Designed to protect the next generation of high speed telecom equipment, a family of low capacitance Thyristor Surge Protection Devices (TSPD) from ON Semiconductor protect DSL chipsets and line drivers. With differential capacitance of less than 3 picofarad (pF) across the operating voltage range, the TSPDs include a current withstand capability of greater than 50 ampere (A)

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Potentiometers Integrated in Dog Training Equipment

October 28, 2008 6:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Model P160 panel potentiometers from TT electronics BI Technologies have been implemented in Tri-Tronics' electronic dog training equipment. With a 5 oz to 8 oz-in rotational torque for each detent position over 100,000 cycles, the panels feature a resistance range of 500 O to 1 MO and standard tolerance to ±20%. The 16mm rotary potentiometers feature conductive plastic elements

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Ultracapacitors Satisfy Power Apps

October 28, 2008 5:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Adding to the PowerBurst Series, Tecate Industries’ PBF Series electric double layer capacitor (EDLC) modules target short-term or back-up power applications, such as automatic meter readers (AMRs), solid-state drives (SSDs), and wireless transmission applications. The 48 mm × 5.70 mm × 20 mm to 96 mm × 5.70 mm × 35 mm instruments suit soft shutdown, “dying gasp” notification, battery swaps, and memory retention. The devices offer capacitance values of

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Resistors Present High Dielectric Withstanding Voltage

October 27, 2008 10:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Performing in an operating temperature range from -55°C to 120°C, TT electronics IRC’s MHP150 through MHP600 Series SOT-227-style power resistors display a dielectric withstanding voltage of 4,000 VAC. The UL94V0-approved components possess power ratings of 150 W, 200 W, 250 W, 300 W, 550 W, and 600 W. The units exhibit a resistance range from

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Capacitors Target Wireless Apps

October 27, 2008 6:42 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Operating over a temperature range from -40°C to 75°C, AVX’s BestCap Series double layer capacitors perform in GSM/GPRS wireless-based systems, USB modems, automatic meter reading systems, handheld scanners, battery chatter, dying gasp, and memory backup systems. The components offer voltage ratings from 3 V to 15 V, a capacitance range from 6.8 mF to 1 F, and sizes of

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Circuit Protection Devices Exhibit High Current Ratings

October 24, 2008 8:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Replacing the RXEF family of overcurrent protection devices, Tyco Electronics’ RKEF family of PolySwitch  circuit protection devices present hold-current ratings from 0.5 to 5 A and trip-current ratings from 1 A to 10 A. The RoHS- and ELV-compliant components demonstrate

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GPS Chip Antenna Exhibits Small Footprint

October 23, 2008 8:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Having a ground clearance area of 4 mm × 4.250 mm, Pulse’s W3011 SMT ceramic GPS chip antenna measures 1.600 mm × 3.200 mm × 1.100 mm and weighs 0.033 g. The tape and reel-packaged component handles frequencies of 1,575.420 ±10 MHz with 80% efficiency over

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MLCCs Present Polymer Terminals

October 22, 2008 12:33 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Withstanding higher levels of mechanical stress, Vishay Intertechnology’s VJ0805, VJ1206, VJ1210, VJ1808 and VJ1812 HVArc Guard SMT X7R MLCCs include optional polymer terminals. The devices have optimization in applications including buck and boost DC/DC converters, voltage multipliers for flyback converters, and lighting ballast circuits. The capacitors exhibit

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