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IDCs Target High Voltage Inverters

July 17, 2008 4:47 am | Avx Corporation | Comments

Targeting high voltage inverters in the lighting industry and other industrial equipment, AVX’s 9177 Series of insulated displacement connectors (IDCs) handle up to 15 A at a rating of up to 650 V. The end-stackable devices have availability as a single contact, two-way and three-way configurations with 14 to 20 AWG inserted into the contact slot using mass termination tools. The phosphor bronze contact

Sudden Fault Fuse Resistor Eliminates Damage In Breakdowns

July 16, 2008 12:25 pm | Comments

Eliminating damage in gate driver circuit breakdowns, the SFFR from AMS Technologies and Caddock Electronics is a gate resistor in IGBT driver circuits that is available in up to 1100 V. In the resistor, the sudden application of the high voltage fault causes distributed

Adapters Utilize New Software Configuration

July 16, 2008 12:21 pm | Comments

Using RS-232, RS-222 or RS-485 software configuration, Sealevel Systems’ SeaLINK+4.SC and SeaLINK+8.SC USB to serial adapters offer 4 or 8 serial ports appearing as standard COM ports and local electrical interface settings. The devices support data rates up to 921.6 Kbps with USB bus power and compatibility with legacy software. The adapters include status LEDs, USB type-B


Stepper Drive Features Common Control Interfaces and Programmable Languages

July 16, 2008 12:02 pm | Comments

Featuring common control interfaces and programmable languages, the STM Drive+Motor solution from Applied Motion Products is a stepper drive that is fused into a single device. The product has current control, anti-resonance technology, torque ripple smoothing and microstep emulation allowing the drive to


Resistors Boast High Degree of Precision

July 16, 2008 10:46 am | Comments

Using "Z- foil" technology to reduce sensitivity to ambient temperature variations and applied power changes, the VSA101 axial Bulk Metal resistor improves stability by up to an order of magnitude compared to other resistor technologies. Features include an absolute TCR of ±0.05 ppm/°C from 0°C to +60°C

Supplies Target Medical Applications

July 15, 2008 10:28 am | Comments

Targeting applications such as automated pharmaceutical dispensers, blood analyzers, and gene/DNA analysis, Lambda’s SWS1000L Series of 1000-W AC-DC power supplies have UL, CSA, EN60950-1, EN50178, and EN/UL60601-1 approvals. The Class B EMI-performing devices yield an output

RFID Ferrite Coil for Hearing Aids Offers High Sensitivity

July 15, 2008 10:21 am | Comments

Offering high sensitivity and a low frequency range, the TC0902 from PREMO RFID is the latest addition to the Telecoil hearing aid systems sector. The 9 × 1.5 × 2-mm ferrite-core device

Panel Potentiometer Offers Low Temperature Coefficient

July 15, 2008 8:38 am | Comments

Featuring a life of 500,000 cycles, the Sfernice P10L from Vishay Intertechnology is a miniature panel potentiometer with a temperature coefficient as low as ±150ppm/°C. Provided in a sealed IP67 package, the device can reduce the need for replacement parts.


Splitters Target Set-Top Boxes

July 15, 2008 7:40 am | Comments

Aiming at CATV set-top boxes with multiple tuners, ANADIGICS’ APS3608, APS3611, and APS3623 active splitters operate in products with Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) functionality such as multiple-tuner TVs, TV tuner cards, and broadband

Generator Operates With Low Distortion

July 14, 2008 11:23 am | Comments

Offering harmonic distortion of less than -54 dBc (Sine wave), Protek’s Model B8040FD DDS function generator uses a keyboard for entry of waveform parameters including Square, Pulse, Triangle, Ramp, Sine (x) x, Plus Noise, Exponential Up, and Exponential Down. The device has a frequency range

Eighth-Brick Operates at High Efficiency

July 14, 2008 7:58 am | Ericsson Power Modules | Comments

Offering 48 Vin at 97% efficiency for loads from 50% to 100%, Ericsson Power Modules’ PKB4302NG eighth-brick DC/DC bus converter supplies an output power of 300 W at 42 A in through hole and baseplate variations. The fixed ratio intermediate device yields an input voltage range from

Low-power, Zero-drift Instrumentation Amplifier Provides Accuracy and Extended Battery Life in Portables

July 14, 2008 6:21 am | Comments

Texas Instruments Incorporated introduced a low-power zero-drift instrumentation amplifier. The device is presented as having the lowest quiescent current and lowest input bias current versus competitive products, as well as desirable power-to-noise ratio, low offset voltage/drift and 1.8 V operation. The INA333 is suited for a variety of precision


DC/DC Converters Yield 500 mA

July 11, 2008 8:25 am | Comments

Exhibiting maximum output currents of 500 mA, Aimtec’s AMSR-78Z Series DC/DC step-down converters yield an output voltage range from 1.50 to 15 VDC and input ranges (up to 6:1) extending from 4.75-34 to 18-34 VDC. The RoHS-compliant devices operate at full output power without heatsinking or forced-air cooling below


Enclosures Use IP65 End Panels

July 11, 2008 6:57 am | Comments

Operating with IP65 die-cast aluminum end panels, Hammond Manufacturing’s 1457 Series enclosures have availability with or without integral flanges with sealing using o-ring screw seals and closed cell polyethylene sealing gaskets. The devices are designed to house PCBs mounted horizontally into internal

Converter ICs Eliminate Secondary Feedback

July 11, 2008 6:13 am | Power Integrations | Comments

Reducing Power Supply Component Count by 30%, Power Integrations' LinkSwitch II Series AC/DC switched-mode power conversion ICs eliminate the need for optocouplers and all secondary-side CV/CC control circuitry as well as all control-loop compensation circuitry. Integrating all control and protection circuitry plus a 700-V MOSFET in an 8-pin package, the devices have a CV output tolerance of ±5% and


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