Clamp Filters for Electromagnetic Noise Countermeasures in Automotive Applications

October 8, 2008 9:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK Corporation announced the development and mass production of its ZCAT08V-BK and ZCAT12V-BK automotive clamp filters for use as a countermeasure against the effects of electromagnetic noise on the cables that link the various onboard electronic control units that are used applications such as antilock braking systems and electric power

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Midspan and Splitter Enable PoE Solutions

October 8, 2008 5:15 am | Phihong | Product Releases | Comments

Meeting IEEE802.3at specifications, Phihong’s Gb-compatible POE60U-560G midspan and POE45-120 splitter power multi-radio access point arrays in business and educational environments, and thin client terminals for call centers and kiosks. The 60 W one-port midspan performs in applications requiring up to 52 W of low-voltage DC power. The 45 W

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Capacitors Function in High Voltage Bus Apps

October 6, 2008 8:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Presenting voltage ratings from 100 VDC to 500 VDC, ITW Paktron’s RA Series multi-layer polymer (MLP) film capacitors are designed for high voltage bus applications. The devices exhibit capacitance values from 0.1 µF to 10 µF in commercial and military infrastructure products. The capacitors do not crack when exposed to temperature extremes or

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UHF-Band VCO Yields Low Phase Noise

October 3, 2008 11:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Operating from 902 MHz to 928 MHz, Z-Communications’ ZRO0915C2LF UHF-band VCO exhibits a typical phase noise of -128 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset, -100 dBc/Hz at 1 KHz offset, and -148 dBc/Hz at 100 KHz offset. The 0.75” × 0.75” × 0.22” ZMX-14-SM-packaged component shows a linear tuning voltage range from 0 VDC to

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Chip Capacitor Includes Flexiterm Termination

October 3, 2008 9:20 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Presenting compatibility with standard SMT reflow processes, AVX’s tip and ring chip capacitor uses a standard nickel barrier solder plate Flexiterm termination. The MLC unit demonstrates a X7R dielectric rating from -55°C to 125°C with a capacitance value of up to 1.2 micofarads, TELCO rating of 250 VDC, and dielectric withstand voltage of

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Power Inductors Show Tight Tolerance

October 2, 2008 11:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Being magnetically shielded and epoxy molded, API Delevan’s SP1812, SP1210, and SP1008 Series SMT power inductors exhibit tolerances down to 2%. The SP1008 Series displays inductance from 0.270 µH to 100 µH and max. current ratings from 1.070 ADC to 0.102 ADC. The SP1210 Series possesses an inductance range from 0.470 µH to 390 µH and

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OCXOs Suit Microwave Signal Sources

October 1, 2008 6:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Covering output frequencies from 30 MHz to 130 MHz, Bliley Technologies’ NV26AJ Series oven-controlled crystal oscillators (OCXOs) are appropriate for radar, communications, and test system applications. The components demonstrate output up to 15 dBm, typical power consumption of 1 W at 25°C, and noise performance from -167 dBc/Hz to -130 dBc/Hz at

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VCSO Offers Low Jitter

September 30, 2008 8:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

The VSO9900A voltage controlled SAW device based oscillator (VCSO) from Raltron Electronics offers jitter at high frequencies such as 622.08 MHz. The family has been designed for a frequency range from 400 MHz to 1 GHz. Offered in a 5 mm x 7 mm x 2.5 mm package, the VCSO family produces jitter as low as 0.100 ps-rms within a bandwidth of 12 KHz to 20 MHz

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VCO Delivers 9 dBm Output Power

September 29, 2008 5:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Operating from 75 MHz to 85 MHz with a control voltage from 0.5 V to ~4.5 V, Crystek’s CVCO55FL-0075-0085 VCO displays a typical output power of 9 dBm. The 0.5” × 0.5” SMT-packaged oscillator has a typical phase noise of -123 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset, input voltage of 5 V, and a maximum current consumption of 25 mA. Pulling and

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Ceramic Capacitors Offer Strain Relief

September 26, 2008 7:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Intended for power supply and surge protection applications, the SMC Series of stacked multilayer ceramic capacitors from HolyStone International have strain relief provided by the lead frame design. Available with capacitance values of up to 27 uF in both NP0 and X7R dielectrics, the devices accept from 25 to 500 VDC, with an operating temperature range from –55º to +125ºC

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Yagi Antennas Operate at 2,500 MHz

September 25, 2008 6:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fulfilling moderate to high gain directional requirements at 2.4 GHz, Astron Wireless Technologies’ P2400 Series yagi antennas demonstrate a frequency range from 2,375 MHz to 2,500 MHz. The devices include 4 levels of gain, a wideband design for coverage without

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Sensing Chip Resistor Offers Low Absolute TCR

September 24, 2008 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using Z-Foil technology, Vishay Intertechnology’s VCS1625Z SMT current sensing chip resistor demonstrates an absolute TCR of ±0.05 ppm/°C from 0°C to 60°C and ±0.20 ppm/°C from -55°C to 125°C with a 25°C ref. The device exhibits power coefficient ("?R due to self heating") of ±5 ppm at rated power, a tolerance of ±0.20%, and load-life stability of

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Silicon Carbide Power Transistors Offer Improved Performance

September 23, 2008 12:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Operating in motor drives, DC/DC conversion, welding systems and power electronics, TranSiC’s silicon carbide (SiC) BITSIC-1220 and BITSIC-1206 NPN power bipolar junction transistors operate at 225°C, have negligible storage time delay, provide independent switching, handle short-circuits and have immunity to cosmic rays. The 3.40 mm × 1.85 mm BITSIC-1206 offers collector current from 6 A to 20 A

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Inductors Suit Power Line Filtering

September 17, 2008 6:03 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Producing inductances from 1.2 µH to 22 µH with currents up to 2.9 A, Murata Electronics’ LQH55P Series power inductors accommodate power line filtering with regard to DC/DC converter applications including digital cameras and hard disk drives for laptops. The 5.8 mm × 5.2 mm components exhibit DC resistance from 0.021 O ±20% to

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RFID Tags Cover UHF Band

September 16, 2008 10:15 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Applying directly on the PCB like other SMT components, Murata Electronics’ LXMS31 Series MagicStrap tags provides coverage and impedance matching in the UHF band from 850 MHz to 965 MHz. The 3.2 mm × 1.6 mm × 0.7 mm components are inductively

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