Discrete Network Resistors Operate in Harsh Environments

December 11, 2007 9:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

IRC Advanced Film Division introduced a range of high temperature resistive products, including the PFC-HT Series chip resistor, PFC-HT Divider Series voltage divider, 1900 Series DIP resistor network and the 4700 Series SIP resistor network. Applications are in satellites, down-hole instrumentation, and oil and gas well-logging equipment. The high temperature chip resistor and voltage divider feature

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Non-Volatile Digital Potentiometers with SPI Interface

December 11, 2007 9:18 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. announced its MCP4141/2, MCP4241/2, MCP4161/2 and MCP4261/2 non-volatile digital potentiometers. The 7- and 8-bit devices have an SPI interface, and they are specified over the extended industrial temperature range of -40°C to 125°C. They are available in several industry-standard packages, including the 3 mm × 3 mm DFN package. Non-volatile memory enables the devices to retain

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Dual Slant WiMax Base Station Antenna

December 11, 2007 8:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Laird Technologies introduced its 2.5 GHz 65° dual slant 45 WiMax base station antenna that is compliant with the ETSI EN 301.525 CS pattern specifications. The antenna operates across the 2.3 GHz to 2.7 GHz frequency band, and it features a 65° half power beam width and a 17 dBi gain in a compact package. The maximum null fill (-25°) feature insures consistent signal level throughout the wireless coverage area.

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OCXO for Communication Synchronization Systems

December 11, 2007 8:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bliley Technologies, Inc. announced its NV47AG ovenized crystal oscillator (OCXO) that features single stability and an ultra-low profile package. Available in frequencies from 5 MHz to 13 MHz, the oscillator was designed for synchronization systems, and it is suitable for base stations, test equipment, synthesizers and digital switching applications. The oscillator offers low phase noise options for both square wave and sine wave output signals.

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Single Low Power Adjustable Resistor Family Provide Integrated Calibration Compensation Systems for Analog Circuits

December 11, 2007 7:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microbridge Technologies, Inc. announced a family of low power, Low TC re-adjustable resistors designed to meet customer needs for a low cost, single element device to compensate and calibrate precision analog circuits. The single, low power Rejustor will emphasize how to calibrate devices and circuits for mass production.

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MMD's Compact Ceramic SMD Oscillators with 1.54 MHz to 80 MHz Range

December 11, 2007 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

MMD Components, part of Monitor & Quartztek, introduced a RoHS-compliant oscillator series in a compact, hermetically sealed, surface-mount ceramic package. They are useful for devices such as mobile and cordless telephones, digital cameras, PDAs, and notebook computers. The MXH series oscillators measure 2 mm × 2.5 mm and are available in frequencies of 1.54 MHz to 80 MHz, operate at supply voltages of 1.6V DC and have a maximum power consumption as low as 8 mA.

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60A Filter with Additional Circuitry Reduces Differential Mode Noise

December 6, 2007 6:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics has expanded its S Series family of Corcom filters with its smallest, multi-stage package for a 60-A filter designed for high-noise industrial environments. The 60VS6 filter is a high-performance device that combines the S series common mode interference rejection with additional circuitry to reduce differential mode noise and transients.

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Double-Layer Capacitors with Capacitance Values up to 400F

December 6, 2007 5:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

TAW Electronics, Inc. introduced WIMA SuperCapacitors with increased capacitance values from 100F to 400F, a rated voltage of 2.5 V DC, and discharge currents up to 50A . Based on the Helmholtz principle of energy storage in the electrochemical double layer of electrolyte systems, these capacitors can take up energy which is comparable to the stored energy of small batteries

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TCXO/TCVCXO Series Boast Low Noise Phase

December 5, 2007 10:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

MtronPTI introduced a Stratum 3 precision TCXO/TCVCXO product family. The M610x Series is a fully Stratum 3 compliant product, and the M611x Series is a general purpose TCXO/TCVCXO, featuring ±0.3 ppm stability performance over the full industrial temperature range (-40°C to +85°C). Both product families are available in 3.0V, 3.3V and 5.0V versions in an industry standard 5 mm × 7 mm package.

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High-Frequency Crystal Oscillators Provide Low-Jitter Performance for Communication Applications

November 19, 2007 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduced the DS4-XO series of crystal oscillators that support frequency operation from 75 MHz to 622.08 MHz. These miniature crystal oscillators are available in a 5 mm x 3.2 mm package and provide jitter performance of less than 1 psRMS (12 kHz to 20 MHz) over the -40°C to +85°C extended temperature range. Manufactured using fundamental AT-cut crystal technology with no overtone,

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VCO for Digital Radio Equipment

November 19, 2007 4:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek's CVCO55CC-2778-2945 VCO operates from 2778 MHz to 2945 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.1V to 16V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -110 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset and has excellent linearity. It is packaged in the industry standard 0.5" × 0.5" SMD package. Input voltage is 8.0 V,  with a max current consumption of 40 mA. Pulling and Pushing are minimized to 5.00 MHz and 2.00 MHz/V

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Wire-Wound Inductor Achieves 3.0A at 10µH

November 13, 2007 3:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Taiyo Yuden announced the NR6045T series of 6 mm x 6 mm x 4.5 mm wire-wound power inductors for DC/DC converter choke coil applications in LCD / plasma TVs and other flat panel displays (FPDs). The 14 models in the offer a selection of low DC resistance (0.014O to 0.5O), high inductance (1.0 µH to 100 µH) and high current ratings (0.8 – 8.5A). The device offers

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Non-Polarized Polymer Film Capacitors

November 2, 2007 11:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

ITW Paktron announced its Type CS series multilayer polymer (MLP) film capacitors for COTS military infrastructure applications. These CS capacitors feature low ESR and high ripple current capability, and they are intended for high frequency filtering and EMI/RFI suppression in AC/DC or DC/DC power conversion applications.

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Subminiature Surface Mount Fuses

November 2, 2007 10:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Littelfuse launched its Nano2 456 Series of fast-acting ROHS and UL-compliant 20A and 30A subminiature surface-mount ceramic fuses. Measuring 10.10 mm × 3.12 mm × 3.12 mm, these ceramic fuses are available in 20A and 30A ratings, with interrupting ratings of 100A at 125V AC and 300A at 65V AC respectively.

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MLC RF Clad Capacitors

November 1, 2007 12:16 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cornell Dubilier Electronics announced that its MLC RF clad capacitors, SMT Types MCM and MIN, passed a guaranteed minimum 5 mm flexure using the Automotive Electronics Council test procedure AEC-Q200, method 005. The robustness of these capacitors is attributed to their compatible COE with FR4 board material, a flexible dielectric and rugged clad construction.

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