LEDtronics announced its PAR20 LED short-neck light bulbs that are direct incandescent replacement bulbs which combine advanced LED technologies, standard 25 mm Edison screw bases and light-optimizing designs to produce vivid light. These bulbs are available in three light emitting angles (15°, 20° and 22°) and in 120V AC with other voltages available. The bulbs measure 3.50¨ long and 2.53¨ diameter, making them suitable for small spotlighting tasks
Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) introduced its MicroLens edge-lighting modules that provide white LED backlighting for LCDs in a multitude of functions for a variety of display applications. In addition to bright, clean, uniform white LED backlighting from an ultra-thin, low-power package, these light guides can provide discrete area backlighting for different parts of the display
Supertex introduced its HV9980 three channel, high voltage, LED driver IC that is well suited for LCD and DLP television applications. It features three channels of peak current mode control that include a switch for regulating the LED current, enabling 95 percent efficiency in DLP television applications. Each channel features an integrated, 160V, 25? MOSFET, individual PWM and linear dimming inputs.
American Bright Optoelectronics announced the BL-Hxxx7A-TRB series of small, low current surface mount LED in 0402 (1.0 mm × 0.5 mm × 0.4 mm) package size. The LED is compatible with infrared and vapor phase reflow solder processes and provides compatibility with industry standard automatic placement equipment. The series is RoHS compliant and compatible with industry accepted lead free processes.
National Semiconductor Corporation announced the addition of two new, high-efficiency Simple Switcher synchronous buck regulators to its PowerWise energy-efficient product family. The highly integrated LM3102 and LM3103 are said to be the industry’s first synchronous buck regulators to feature an input voltage range up to 42V. The ICs are optimized for powering digital integrated circuits (ICs) in industrial and telecommunication applications. Integration of MOSFET switches and the use of small inductors enables a reduced system component count and very small solution size
Supertex introduced the HV9982 three channel LED driver IC designed to provide high LED current accuracy through closed-loop control of the output currents. It is designed for applications using RGB LED backlighting or multiple strings of white LEDs. The device employs a fixed frequency, closed-loop, current mode control architecture that ensures stable operation over a wide range of input and output voltages.
Advanced Power Solutions announces an extension of it’s APS63VI series to include triple output models. This family of 2" × 4" open-frame power offer a low profile of only 0.92”. The supply features Class B Emissions and worldwide safety approvals including UL/cUL60950-1 / EN60950-1 and bear the CE Mark (LVD). These power supplies offer efficiencies of up to 80 to 89.5 percent typical and an operating temperature of
Minmax's MSKW2000-Series 5W DC/DC converters are housed in a "gull-wing" SMT package and meet 245°C/10sec in solder-reflow for lead free process. The series consists of 21 models that operate over input voltage ranges of 9V DC to 18V DC, 18V DC to 36V DC and 36V DC to 75V DC which provide precisely regulated output voltages of 3.3V, 5V, 12V, 15V, ±5V, ±12V and ±15V DC. The -40°C to +71°C operating temperature range makes it suitable for data communication equipments
Aitech Defense Systems, Inc. announced an environmentally sealed, 2-slot 3U CompactPCI enclosure that provides desirable flexibility and performance. In addition to its rugged environmental properties, the compact and lightweight E192 incorporates a modular and removable power supply, making the enclosure suitable for harsh mechanical, climactic, chemical and electrical stresses typically encountered in rigorous embedded applications.
Tyco Electronics Corp. introduces its miniature Micro-USB connector cthat enables portable device makers to miniaturize real estate in devices such as mobile phones, MP3 players, GPS navigation systems, digital cameras and digital video cameras. This connector meets the USB Implementers Forum specification which supports the current USB On-The-Go supplement, allowing communication between portable devices without going through a host.
OKW Enclosures introduces its VERSAMET 19" rack cases which conform to the DIN and IEC standards for 19" equipment. They are suitable for rack mounted and desktop equipment. Typical applications include test and measurement devices, audio and video systems, and networking and communications equipment. These aluminum enclosures are supplied fully assembled, with a standard 19" anodized aluminum front panel, folded top cover, base panel and a removable rear panel.
Binder-USA announces the addition of stainless steel M12 threaded sockets to its 763 series to provide a complete range of stainless steel connectors that are suitable for use in applications requiring a robust sealed and EMI-protected connection such as those in food processing and pharmaceutical manufacturing. Featuring a precision machined stainless steel body, these connectors are available in male and female versions.
Omega Engineering, Inc. announces its wireless thermocouple connector series that features stand-alone, compact, battery powered thermocouple connectors that transmit linearized, cold junction compensated measurements back to a USB powered receiver connected to a PC. Each wireless connector unit can be programmed in the field to work as a type J, K, T, E, R, S, B, N or C calibration connector.
Elma Bustronic Corp. announced its MicroTCA backplane in the cube style format that features six AdvancedMC, one MicroTCA carrier hub and one power module slot. This backplane has a Star topology, and it fits in a 4U wide cube-style MicroTCA portable enclosure. The backplane also features a JSM (J-Tag switch module) slot, and it has connections at the bottom for a cooling unit and at the top for temperature sensors.
ITT Electronic Components introduces its VEAM VSC Series threaded coupling, 19-pin, cylindrical connector for entertainment lighting applications. The connectors are sealed to IP 67 when mated, have a black, hard anodized, non-conductive finish for scratch and wear resistance, and they feature a heavy-duty, ribbed coupling nut to provide easy mating and un-mating. They are rated to 700V DC and 500V AC.