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Downconversion Mixer Provides Two Independent Channels

December 5, 2008 9:33 am | Comments

Operating from 700 MHz to 1,000 MHz, Maxim Integrated Products’ MAX19985A dual downconversion mixer provides 2 independent downconversion channels, each with a typical IIP3 of 25.5 dBm, typical conversion gain of 8.7 dB, and typical noise figure of 9 dB. The 6-mm x 6-mm 36-pin TQFN-packaged component offers a 2LO-2RF spurious rejection of 76 dBc for an RF level of -10 dBm and 71 dBc for a level of -5 dBm. The SiGe downconverter

Video Buffer Draws Low Standby Current

December 5, 2008 9:33 am | Stmicroelectronics | Comments

Addressing power-conscious systems such as those in portable devices, the TSH122 video buffer IC from STMicroelectronics has an operating current of 1.7 mA and what is presented as the lowest standby current among comparable devices, 4 nA typical, 500 nA maximum. The input voltage range is from 2.2 to 5 V, and features include a differential gain of 0.5%, a differential phase of 0.5 degrees, and a group delay of 10 ns. Attenuation at 27 MHz is typically

Light-to-Digital Converter Performs Light/Proximity Sensing

December 5, 2008 8:32 am | Comments

Incorporating an IR SSLD and an I²C/SMBus interface, Intersil’s ISL29015 ambient and infrared light-to-digital converter executes ambient light and infrared sensing. The 2-mm × 2.100-mm 6-lead ODFN-packaged component uses an internal 16-bit ADC with adjustable conversion time from 25 ìs to 100 ms and flicker noise rejection of 50 Hz and 60 Hz. For

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Seven-Segment Displays Operate in Consumer-Industrial Apps

December 5, 2008 7:12 am | Comments

Possessing character heights of 0.28” (7 mm), 0.39” (10 mm) and 0.56” (14.22 mm), Avago Technologies’ HDSM-28xx, HDSM-29xx, HDSM-43xx, HDSM-44xx, HDSM-53xx, and HDSM-54xx single- and dual-digit 7-segment displays perform in home appliances, exercise equipment, TV set-top boxes, measurement equipment, and warning indicators. The SMT devices are built on a PCB substrate with metal tabs or end caps that can

Wireless and PXI Express DAQ Modules Serve Sound and Vibration Apps

December 5, 2008 6:16 am | Comments

Compatible with the NI Sound and Vibration Measurement Suite, a collection of analysis and signal processing tools, a wireless data acquisition module and two PXI Express modules from National Instruments offer improved performance over previous devices of this type.

Controller Supports Synchronous and Non-synchronous Designs

December 5, 2008 6:03 am | Comments

Supporting both synchronous and non-synchronous designs, a single output, step-down controller from Advanced Analogic Technologies is capable of providing power conversion for lower-cost 12-V adapters. Offering both high and low-side pins, the controller supports a 6-V to 24-V input range

Motherboards Based on 45-nm Quad-core Processor

December 5, 2008 5:56 am | Comments

Based on the 45-nm Intel Core 2 Quad processor, the Kontron KTG41/ATX ATX basic motherboard and the Kontron KTG41/ATXU Micro-ATX basic motherboard offer 3 years long-term availability. The processor's specs include a 3.0 GHz, 12-MB L2 cache and an FSB of up to 1,333 MHz

Contact Inserts Attach Wires Without Tools

December 5, 2008 5:46 am | Comments

Made for the Heavycon Series plug connectors, Phoenix Contact’s Series B push-in contact inserts can connect flexible wires with ferrules or rigid wires without tools. To key the contact, the user inserts plastic pins into the contact coding slot without removing the fastening screws. The product come in 6, 10, 16, and 24 positions for 500-V/16-A with

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Switching Power Supplies Deliver High Power Density

December 5, 2008 4:54 am | Comments

Supplying up to 365 W, Digital Power’s HD365 Series AC/DC switching power supplies present a power density of 18 W/in.³. The 3” × 5” devices offer output voltages of 5 V, 12 V, 24 V, and 48 V; universal AC input from 85 V to 264 V, standby voltage of 5 V, and isolated 12-V auxiliary outputs. The open-frame switchers exhibit active power factor

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Op Amps Exhibit Low Input Noise

December 4, 2008 11:05 am | Comments

Included in the WEBENCH Sensor Designer Tool, National Semiconductor’s LMP2021 (single) and LMP2022 (dual) zero-drift operational amplifiers present an input voltage noise of 11 nV/sqrt Hz at a gain of 1,000 V/V. The components use EMI suppression filters, demonstrate an EMI rejection ratio (EMIRR) of 79 dB, support 24-bit data acquisition systems, and optimally drive the ADC161S626 16-bit ADCs. The products offer input offset

Reference Platform Incorporates Linux and Windows

December 4, 2008 10:13 am | Comments

Designed for the Freescale i.MX27 processor, Strategic Test’s Development Kit-5 hardware reference platform integrates Linux 2.6 and Microsoft Embedded Windows CE 5.0 and 6.0. The core of the kit is the TX27 SODIMM module, which contains the i.MX27, 64-MB mobile DDR-SDRAM (with a 128-MB option), 128-MB NAND Flash

Industrial LCD Module Lasts 50K Hours

December 4, 2008 9:08 am | Comments

Using LED backlighting technology, Sharp Microelectronics’ LQ150X1LG82 15” industrial LCD module endures for up to 50,000 hours over a temperature range from 0°C to 60°C. The transmissive XGA landscape-mode panel offers a response time of 8 ms, a contrast ratio of 550:1, 3H hard coating, horizontal viewing angles of 120°, and vertical viewing

RS-232-to-USB Converters Exhibit Fast Transfer Rate

December 4, 2008 8:09 am | Comments

Coming with driver software, Omega Engineering’s OM-CONV-USB Series RS-232-to-USB interface converters demonstrate a data transfer rate of >1 Mbps. The product is powered from the USB cable with no external power required, and works by installing the driver software into the PC and connecting the converter into the USB port. The device is

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SMT Aluminum Capacitors Handle High Temperatures

December 4, 2008 7:32 am | Comments

Using a features a non-solid, self-healing electrolyte as well as a heat-resistant pad and molded baseplate, the ECL series of polarized aluminum electrolytic capacitors from Vishay Intertechnology can operate at temperatures as high as 105°C. Available in capacitance values from 10 µF to 1500 µF over a voltage range from 6.3 V to 100 V, the capacitors’ features include an impedance Z down to 90 mO at 100 kHz and a ripple current of 670 mA (at

MMIC Chip Accepts Parallel Data Input

December 4, 2008 7:07 am | Comments

Featuring parallel data input and compensated on-chip gate bias, an 8.5 to 11-GHz gallium arsenide (GaAs) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) core chip from Mimix Asia delivers 21 dB of RX gain. The transmit amplifier also has a typical Small-signal gain of 19 dB. Mimix performs on-wafer RF, DC, and output power testing on the XZ1002-BD

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