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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Base Station Antennas Offer Beam Width Choices

October 22, 2008 8:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Complying with ETSI specifications, Laird Technologies’ J51017V00-60N, J51016V00-90N, and J51014V00-120N 5 GHz vertically-polarized base station antennas exhibit 60°, 90° and 120° beam widths, respectively. The devices cover from 4.9 GHz to 5.9 GHz with the null fill below

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VCO Demonstrates Low Phase Noise

October 21, 2008 7:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Operating in a frequency range from 5,340 MHz to 5,390 MHZ, Crystek’s CVCO55CXT-5340-5390 VCO exhibits a typical phase noise of -102 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset. The 0.5” × 0.5” SMT component presents typical output power of 3 dBm, a control voltage range from 0.5 V to ~4.5 V, input voltage of 5 V, and maximum current consumption of 25 mA. The oscillator shows pulling and

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Resistor Demonstrates Industrial-Grade Absolute TCR

October 17, 2008 12:32 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Having a 25°C ref., Vishay Intertechnology’s VPR221Z Z-Foil resistor provides an industrial-grade absolute TCR of ±0.050 ppm/°C from 0°C to 60°C and ±0.200 ppm/°C from -55°C to 125°C. The component exhibits a power rating up to 8 W at 25°C per MIL-PRF-39009 (1.500 W in free air), a typical power coefficient ("DeltaR due to self heating") of ±4 ppm/W, and a tolerance of ±0.010%. The unit presents a 1 ns rise time without ringing, a load-life stability of ±0.005% (50 ppm) for 2,000 hours at

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Chip Resistors Exhibit High Power Dissipation

October 17, 2008 9:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Coming in a 1225 chip size, TT electronics IRC’s SC-3 Series chip resistors function in a resistance range from 1 Ohm to 100 KOhm with power dissipation of 3 W at 70°C. The components offer a maximum voltage rating increase from 50 V to 100 V, absolute tolerances to ±1% with TCRs of ±100 ppm/°C, and operating temperatures from -55°C to 150°C. Applications include

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VCO Features Wide Voltage Range

October 16, 2008 10:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Operating from 3366 MHz to 3597 MHz, with a control voltage range of 0.1 V to 16 V, the CVCO55CC-3366-3597 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) from Crystek features a typical phase noise of -106 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset. Output power is typically +5.0 dBm. Input voltage is 8 V, with a max current consumption of 40 mA. Pulling and Pushing are minimized to 3.00 MHz and 0.50 MHz/V

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Inductors Suit LAN Applications

October 15, 2008 6:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Isolating and suppressing common-mode and differential-mode interference, Epcos’ AS249, AS247, and AS066 magnetic inductor modules perform in LAN applications, such as 10/100 Base-T, 1000 Base-T, and PoE. The components demonstrate insertion loss of -1 dB, return loss of -16 dB, crosstalk of -40 dB, and electrical isolation withstanding a breakdown voltage of

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Inductor Ranges Include Thru-hole Radial Lead

October 14, 2008 10:15 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

With thru-hole radial lead and low-profile surface-mount toroidal parts, surface mount & radial leaded inductor ranges from Murata Power Solutions include inductors for filtering noise in high current designs. The 1500 series is available with current ratings up to 16.2A IDC and inductance values that range from 1.0 µH to 1.0 mH

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Base Station Antenna Targets WiMAX

October 14, 2008 8:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Operating across the 3.4 GHz to 3.7 GHz frequency band, Laird Technologies’ J34114V01-120N 3.5 GHz vertically-polarized 120° sector base station antenna complies with ETSI pattern specifications for WiMAX applications. The instrument’s maximum null fill below the horizon ensures

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TCXO Exhibits Tight Stability

October 13, 2008 6:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Coming in a 2 mm × 2.50 mm × 0.46 mm package, Tellurian Technologies’ TT-VT6000 TCXO offers a stability of ±0.50 ppm over a temperature range from 0°C to 55°C. The component demonstrates current consumption of <2 mA and initial tolerance of ±0.50 ppm over supply voltages as low as 2.50 V. Applications include mobile wireless communications, dedicated

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