Industry’s first reconfigurable DC arc detect reference solution enables designers to safeguard high-power DC systemsMarch 22, 2013 3:08 pm | Texas Instruments | Comments
Texas Instruments introduces the industry’s first fully programmable DC arc detect reference solution. The RD-195 makes it faster and easier for designers to address a growing need to safeguard high-power DC systems, such as automobile and aircraft battery management systems....
Solderless LED mounting process delivers rugged illuminated SMT tactile switch for sensitive applicationsMarch 22, 2013 2:48 pm | C&K Components | Comments
C&K Components has developed a new series of illuminated tact switches that combines consistent light output with excellent tactile feel and clear audible haptic confirmation. The K8 Series illuminated tactile switch offers several unique features and design elements, including a constant illumination cone.
Advanced Power Electronics announced the APE2902, a high-efficiency VFM Step-up DC/DC converter for small, low input voltage or battery powered systems with ultra-low quiescent supply current. Devices can operate from a positive input voltage between the start-up voltage and VOUT and convert it to a higher output voltage....
Macro Sensors offers an online Position Sensor Guide that quickly identifies the right LVDT linear position sensor for an application based on desired options such as measurement range, output, body diameter, operating temperature and other specs. Using selection criteria, the
TDK Corporation announces significantly reduced size in EPCOS MKP film capacitors of the B3267*P* series. For example, the type with a capacitance of 1 µF and a rated voltage of 450 V DC has dimensions of only 8.0 x 17.5 x 13.0 mm3 thanks to a high capacitance density with a lead spacing of 10 mm.
DILAS announces today a direct, multi-bar diode laser system. The DILAS SD3000 is capable of delivering up to 3-kilowatt output at 980nm wavelength to the work piece. The direct diode laser system, DILAS SD3000, is available either with symmetric spot configuration (SD3000S) or with different line focus configurations (SD3000L).
Under the name of Fangbanger Productions, the hit TV show True Blood selected yet another Magnalight spotlight for an episode in the upcoming season. The GL-8130-M handheld spotlight offers a uniquely convertible configuration for use as a handheld lantern or traditional spotlight form factor.
Kotura, Inc. announced it is rolling out an optical engine in a quad small form-factor pluggable (QSFP) package. The optical engine uses wavelength division multiplexing (WDM), in which different signals can share the same path. It is demonstrating WDM in a
Battery charger reference design regulates charger output in constant voltage and constant current modesMarch 21, 2013 10:15 am | Zilog | Comments
Zilog introduces its new Buck Converter Battery Charger Reference Design that employs Zilog’s Z8F042A MCU to control a step-down DC-DC converter (also known as a buck converter) that functions as a regulated power source. This buck converter battery charger hardware is capable of regulating charger output in a number of modes....
Tektronix unveiled its next generation of arbitrary waveform generators that offer up to 50 GS/s sample rate performance. The new AWG70000 Series supports a range of demanding signal generation requirements in defense electronics, high-speed serial, optical networking and advanced research
Kyocera Display America has announced four new TFT-LCDs that are being added to its extensive product line. The new 10.4” SVGA and 12.1” SVGA TFT-LCD displays feature Kyocera’s Advanced Wide Viewing (AWV) technology
PITTMAN Motors offers IP65 industrial-grade servo motors that are ideal for use in harsh industrial applications. The PITTMAN AB Series brushless servo motors are offered in three different NEMA frame sizes and various stack lengths to accommodate a wide range of industrial applications.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced today that it has begun producing a new lineup of middle power LED packages with the industry’s highest efficacy level, making it ideal for use in a wide variety of LED lighting applications including LED tubes, LED ambient lighting, downlighting and retrofit lamps.
PXI Express chassis serves applications requiring enhanced bandwidth and higher density and capacityMarch 20, 2013 10:19 am | Adlink Technology | Comments
ADLINK Technology announced a new PXI Express (PXIe) chassis for applications requiring enhanced bandwidth and higher density and capacity. ADLINK’s PXES-2780, an 18-slot PXI Express chassis with 10 hybrid peripheral slots, provides a configurable PCI Express (PCIe) switch fabric....
TDK Corporation announces the new TDK-Lambda RFE1600 Series: a 1600W single-output AC-DC power supply in a low-profile package (less than 1U high) for standalone or distributed power architectures (DPA). These supplies are ideal for applications requiring reliable 12V, 24V, or 48VDC bulk power.