CSR’s high performance µEnergy platform has been selected by Bluegiga Technologies for its new BLE211 Bluetooth low energy OEM module. Targeting sensors and accessories requiring ultra-low-power connectivity...
CUI, Inc. added a 6 W model to its open frame AC-DC power supply line. With the latest offering, the VOF Series covers a range of power from 6 W through 80 W. The series is suited for consumer, industrial, and ITE applications. All units are
Mersen launched a UL 2579-listed range of dedicated photovoltaic fuses ? the Helio Protection fuse line, which includes the HP6M, HP10M, and HP6J. This photovoltaic fuse line provides
Bel Power announced the expansion of its VRPx Series of SIP (single inline package) footprint POL (point-of-load) converters to include 30-A, 90-A, 100-A, 110-A and 120-A modules. Operating at efficiencies of up to 95 percent over a wide input range of 4.5 V to 13.8 V, the open-frame series offers
GlobTek’s GT-41132 Series of desktop style power supplies with IEC 60320/ C6 or C8 inlets have double-enforced insulation mechanical configurations and regulated output voltage from: 12 V to 24 VDC in 0.1-V increments. They provide up to 60 W of continuous output power. The style enclosed power supplies are
Alcatel-Lucent announced lightRadio, a breakthrough in mobile and broadband infrastructure that streamlines and radically simplifies mobile networks.
In a similar vein of the brouhaha in the news about Taco Bell's meat product, Intel's new WiDi-2 Intel Wireless Display seems to be a case of taking some liberties with the technologies' naming
A Northrop Grumman video of the Feb 4 first flight of the US Navy's X-47B unmanned combat air system demonstrator from Edwrads AFB, Calif.
Power Integrations announced seven new members of its LinkSwitch-PH family of LED driver ICs. Optimized for industrial and commercial settings where high efficiency and system longevity are dominant requirements, the new devices
Premo has introduced a close loop 1000-A Hall effect sensor, the HCT-1000LF. Features and characteristics include accuracy to ± 0.1 percent, linearity of ± 0.1 percent, 1000-A nominal current; 2000-A measuring current, a transformation ratio of
A new series of high-performance infrared LEDs suited for proximity sensor applications is now available from ROHM Semiconductor . The SIM-030/031ST and SIM-040/041ST surface-mount IR LEDs feature a desirable IR wavelength technology providing
Saelig Company, Inc. has introduced PS4224-IEPE - a new 20MHz 12-bit 2-channel PC oscilloscope adapter with an integrated IEPE (Integrated Electronic Piezo Electric - IEEE 1451.4) interface, making it compatible with
The RP8300 series is an illuminated round pushbutton switch that is encased in a metal die cast housing. This pushbutton switch series is for those seeking rounder edges and industrial strength durability without sacrificing style. Multiple color options are available. The RP8300 series switch features
Texas Instruments Incorporated expanded its 1.8-V precision operational amplifier (op amp) portfolio with a new line for low-noise, high-impedance sensor measurement. The first product in the OPAx320 family, the two-channel OPA2320, provides
AVX Corp. will increase its fourth-quarter dividend by 22 percent to 5.5 cents per common share, the company said Thursday.The electronic components maker, based in Fountain Inn, S.C., said it will distribute the payments on March 7 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 18.AVX makes electronic...
LeCroy Corporation announced the launch of WaveRunner 6 Zi, a mid-range oscilloscope series. The new flagship WaveRunner features 4 GHz bandwidth and 40GS/s per channel sample rates with a new industrial design, comprehensive serial-data and
Expanding its leadership in providing compelling power amplifier solutions for WiMAX communication equipment, ANADIGICS, Inc. today introduced a new power amplifier (PA) module designed for use in WiMAX Customer Premises Equipments (CPEs) and femtocells.
Bourns, Inc announced its latest series of TBU (Transient Blocking Unit) circuit protection devices for high speed protection of communications ports. The devices are said to be the industry’s first electronic current limiters (ECLs) designed to tolerate AC mains power contact without
The U.S. Army is set to deploy a “revolutionary” airburst grenade launcher, said to be the first small arms “smart” weapon. Described as a “game changer,” the XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement System (CDTE) could fundamentally transform squad and platoon tactics. Most firefights in Afghanistan take place beyond 300 meters (often up to 500 meters).
Researchers have now demonstrated the conformal printing of electrically small antennas on spherical shapes with a radiation quality factor (or Q) that very closely approaches the fundamental limit dictated by physics.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Chris Forbes, CEO of Knovel.
Check out the February 2011 Power supplement.
A big portion of electrical energy is lost between generation and transmission. Besides the need for improving efficiency, many other market forces are causing a major transformation in the Energy and Utilities (E&U) industry (E&U)...
This month's Roundtable question is “How do you feel solid-state lighting will impact Industrial, Military, and/or hi-rel applications in the coming year?"
Analog Devices today introduced four low-dropout regulators (LDOs) that address the size, power dissipation and power-supply-rejection requirements of wireless mobile devices. The ADP160, ADP161, ADP162 and ADP163 ultra-low-quiescent-current LDOs extend the battery life of portable devices...