KOA Speer Electronics introduces the WK73 wide terminal flat chip resistor providing high reliability and performance. This flat chip resistor features higher power ratings as a result of its enhanced heat dissipation. The resister offers current sensing for power supply circuits, which makes it ideal for automotive electronics, ECU’s, anti-locking braking systems and air bag systems. The resistance range is 22 m? to 1M? and the T.C.R. is ±100 ppm/°C, ±200 ppm/°C, ±300 ppm/°C, and ±800 ppm/°C. The available tolerances are
SST is sampling the first in its All-in-OneMemory product family, the SST88VP1107. By blending the features of NOR, NAND and RAM in a unified architecture, this product comes configured with 512 KByte instant-on boot NOR, 128 MB execute-in-place (XIP) code storage, 120 MB data storage and 12 MB system RAM for mobile and embedded applications. The single-bus, single-package product offers a
TechnoConcepts, Inc. announces True Software Radio test chips in CMOS 90 nm. The chipsets are designed to enable cell phones, PDAs, laptops and infrastructure with different radio frequencies, standards and protocols to adjust by software command so that they can communicate across otherwise incompatible networks without the need for multiple radios.
Anadigics, Inc. announces its ABA3130, a single-chip, low-noise, high linearity RF amplifier with integrated gain control for cable TV front end applications. Designed to replace existing discrete solutions, the fully integrated amplifier improves receiver performance in a number of cable TV digital set-top boxes and analog and digital TVs. To ensure compatibility with tuners being developed for future 1 GHz cable systems, the amplifier features wideband operation of 50 MHz to 1.1 GHz.
Renesas Technology America, Inc. announces a system-on-chip (SoC) system with performance and capability enhancements for car navigation systems and other in-vehicle car information system products. The single-chip SH7775 32-bit processor, running at speeds up to 600 MHz, achieves performance of 1 GIPS (giga instructions per second) and up to 4.2 GFLOPS (giga floating-point operations per second).
Texas Instruments, Inc. announces an integrated ±1C maximum remote junction temperature sensor and local temperature sensor that are designed to monitor thermal diodes found in CPUs, microprocessors, graphics processing units and FPGAs. The TMP411 features programmable series resistance cancellation and diode non-ideality correction which simplify and remove the process of individual processor resistance calibration commonly associated with remote diode monitoring.
Maxim Integrated Products introduced the DS4026, a digitally controlled Temperature Compensated Crystal Oscillator (DC-TCXO). The DC-TCXO provides frequency accuracy and stability better than ±1.0 ppm over a wide operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C. Over a 10-year operational life, the device is accurate to better than ±4.6 ppm and features phase noise performance characteristics of -140 dBc/Hz at a 1 kHz offset. This digitally tunable TCXO employs proprietary design and calibration techniques that negate the effects of electromechanical stress, thermal variations, and frequency perturbations
National Semiconductor Corp. introduces a single-chip Boomer audio power amplifier for driving ceramic speakers used in a wide range of 3V portable devices. The LM48555 drives ceramic speakers in small handheld devices such as cell phones, smartphones, notebook computers. With a ceramic speaker load equivalent to 1 µF + 20 Ohm, it provides a voltage drive of 15.7V peak-to-peak with less than 1 percent total harmonic distortion plus noise (THD+N).
Phihong's PSAA15W single-output adapter meets Energy Star and CEC Level IV standards and is appropriate for portable equipment, modems, routers, peripherals and terminal applications. The adapter features 0A minimum load power consumption and a low leakage current of 0.25 mA max. AC input voltage is 100V AC to 240V AC with a maximum AC input current of 0.5A at 120VAC. This Class B EMI adapter, which measures
Nippon Pulse America introduced NEMA Size 8 hybrid stepper motors that produce high speed and torque in a sub-miniature, RoHS-compliant package. They are suited for motion control applications where small size with high torque is essential. The torque levels reached with this step motor line makes them an alternative to servomotors in many applications. The compact and lightweight 1.8º NEMA 8, bipolar hybrid stepper motors provide flexibility in applications with limited space.
Micromega Corp. announces its uM-FPU V3.1 floating point coprocessor chip that extends the feature set of the original uM-FPU V3 chip to include serial I/O support, NMEA sentence parsing, block transfers, additional matrix operations and string support. The serial I/O capabilities with NMEA sentence parsing allow the user to add GPS data to embedded system designs
Zarlink Semiconductor, Inc. introduces a range of tools that simplify the design of hands-free communication systems including car kits, speakerphones and home automation systems. These design tools include a full evaluation board, mini-evaluation board and a plug-and-test diagnostic kit.
Intersil Corp. announces its single-chip ISL9208 and ISL9216/17 chipsets for cell balancing and over-current protection. These devices are integrated analog front ends for cell balancing and over-current protection in multi-cell li-ion battery packs. These devices can replace up to 17 FETs, 12 diodes, 53 resistors and 31 capacitors in some designs, and they will simplify designs for multi-cell battery powered packs for applications ranging from power tools to hybrid automotive vehicles.
STMicroelectronics introduces two secure microcontrollers that are designed for high-volume 2.5G and 3G (third-generation) mobile-phone SIM cards. The ST21Y036 and ST21Y144 provide 36 Kbytes and 144 Kbytes of user EEPROM, respectively. Based on an enhanced 8/16-bit CPU core with up to 16 Mbytes linear addressing capability, the family is produced in a 0.13 micron EEPROM technology.
Summit Microelectronics introduces its SMB138 programmable li-ion charger that is targeted at portable consumer electronics applications. Designed to optimize battery charging from any power source, including the Universal Serial Bus and other current-limited sources, it is suitable for the latest mobile devices. The charger delivers value at system level by reducing charge time and power dissipation.