Supertex introduced the HV9980 three channel, high voltage, LED driver IC. The IC is well suited for both LCD and DLP television applications. It features three channels of peak current mode control including a switch for regulating the LED current, enabling 95 percent efficiency in DLP television applications. Each channel features an integrated, 160V, 25? MOSFET and individual PWM and linear dimming inputs. The fast, well-controlled transient response of the devices peak current mode control enables
Xilinx announced the availability of production qualified Spartan(TM)-3A DSP devices. The DSP platform offers 20 GMACs for under $30 for a wide range of low cost, data intensive applications including wireless, video surveillance, personal medical and consumer applications. The Spartan-3A DSP platform is part of the Xilinx XtremeDSP family that provides
CML Microcircuits’ CMX990 is an advanced single-chip RF transceiver with integrated GMSK data modem, which is targeted at global narrowband M2M (machine to machine) products. This half-duplex IC offers a baseband modem, IF and RF processing functions, programmable synthesisers, signal-level setting functions and comprehensive on-chip and peripheral control, monitoring and interfacing. The CMX990 offers
Winbond Electronics introduced the W681308, an integrated USB audio controller for all application segments of a Skype or other PC-based VoIP system from wired and wireless ISB handsets, to USB speaker phones, to PSTN/USB dual mode phones, to USB PSTN gateways and ISB analog Telephone Adapters (ATAs) to the wireless USB 2.4 GHz base/handset.
Maxim Integrated Products’ MAX109 eight-bit, 2.2 Gsps analog-to-digital converter (ADC) offers desirable wideband dynamic performance that has been optimized for capturing input frequencies in the second Nyquist zone. Fabricated using an advanced SiGe process, the ADC integrates a high-performance track/hold (T/H) amplifier, a quantizer, and a 1:4 demultiplexer on a single monolithic die.
Linear Technology introduced the LTC2450, a 16-bit delta sigma analog-to-digital converter (ADC) in a 2 mm <times> 2 mm DFN package that is said to enable performance upgrades to lower resolution systems. The LTC2450 achieves desirable 16-bit DC performance of 2 LSB integral nonlinearity error, 1.4 µVrms noise and 0.01 percent gain error. The small size and guaranteed 16-bit resolution allows
Vativ Technologies announced the sample availability of the VTV2313 receiver supporting the features introduced in the HDMI 1.3a specification. The VTV2313 supports xvYCC and up to 36-bit deep color at 1080p and UXGA resolutions. Maximum bandwidth supported by the receiver is 6.75 Gbps at 225 MHz. Used primarily in high-definition televisions and displays, Vativ’s integrated three-input, single output receivers
Linear Technology's LTM4600HVMPV is a complete and encapsulated 10A switching DC/DC regulator system and the first device in a new family of µModule (micromodule) DC/DC regulators for rugged military and avionics applications. The device is fully tested over the temperature range of -55°C to 125°C, and it is offered in a 15 mm x 15 mm x 2.8 mm Military Plastic LGA (Land Grid Array) package.
MtronPTI introduces its ceramic filter line that features products with frequencies from 300 MHz to 6 GHz with a 1 percent to 40 percent bandwidth. Products are tailored to customers’ needs, and they are offered in custom packages with RoHS compliance. These ceramic filter products are used in applications such as base stations, up/down converters, modems, receivers, transceivers, VSATs (very small aperture terminals), satellite terminals, modulators, demodulators and gateways.
Vectron International announces the expansion of its C3430 frequency controlled crystal oscillator (FCXO) family for use in wireline infrastructure, test and measurement, military applications and wireless infrastructure such as GSM, CDMA and W-CDMA base stations and point-to-point radio. Leveraging an integrated crystal-based phase locked loop (PLL) circuit, the FCXO enables customers to convert one input frequency into
Pentek, Inc. releases its model 7140-420 dual digital transceiver with wideband digital downconverter (DDC) core and interpolation filter. This is a complete software radio system in a PMC/XMC module. It includes two A/D and two D/A converters for connection to HF and IF ports. This transceiver with an extended bandwidth can fulfill a range of applications in signal intelligence, military and commercial communications systems and in radar. This module is also available in a variety of form factors including PCI, 3U and 6U cPCI, as well as a PMC/XMC conduction-cooled version. It handles a range of input and output signal bandwidths from 4.8 kHz to 40 MHz.
EPCOS’ SIFI-F (B84111FM*) compact two-line filters are available in a medical version for applications where low leakage current is a critical factor. They have a low maximum leakage current of 2 µA, and they offer desirable suppression of symmetrical and asymmetrical interference. The SIFI-F, along with the larger SIFI-G and SIFI-H, is designed for
TT electronics IRC Advanced Film Division has announced its MHP20S Series TO-126 resistor that features a non-inductive thermal resistant design that is rated up to 20W for applications with limited PC board space. It is specified for pin driver use in IC and board testers. Additional applications include pulse handling circuits, motor control and drive circuits, and switch-mode power supplies
Mill-Max introduces SIP and STRIP male pin headers which feature sturdy .040" diameter leads and mate to the company’s standard SIP and STRIP female sockets. The double-row connector is offered standard in 8 (2 × 4) up to 100 (2 × 50) position configurations on .100" spacing. This pairing creates a high-current interconnect rated at 8A per position. When mated, these connectors create a high force, stiff and rugged interconnection between two boards or modules which resists separation and walkout
Luxtera, Inc. introduced a 40 Gigabit optical active cable (OAC), Blazar, which is said to be the world’s first CMOS Photonics product. The cable combines the characteristics optical modules and copper cables to provide a high bandwidth interconnect. The target markets are high performance computing InfiniBand and 40G proprietary rack to rack interconnect applications. With support for quad data rate (QDR), Blazar’s 40G bandwidth and extended reach of up to 300m overcomes the speed and range barriers that have limited InfiniBand applications to small computer clusters.