Recall expanded from November recall of 5 lots due to reports of moldy, musty, or mildew-like odor that was associated with nausea, stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea. Posted 12/28/2009
Absopulse Electronics’ BKP 419-EH rugged, industrial quality, DC/DC plug-in converter provides up to 1500 W output power, depending on the cooling method employed. The natural air convection cooled version generates 1000 W, and the unit with forced-air cooling by system fans generates up to
Vishay Intertechnology released a 60-V n-channel power MOSFET in the SOT-923 package that is said to provide space savings over devices in larger packages such as the SC-70 and SC-89. The SiM400 in the SOT-923 measures 1 mm x 0.6 mm with a maximum height profile of 0.43 mm. On-resistance for the new device is
Endevco has launched a series of compact, lightweight, rugged airborne amplifiers, designed for use within demanding flight test applications. Operating from an onboard aircraft DC-power source, Endevco airborne amplifiers are designed for use with piezoelectric microphones and accelerometers. The Endevco 2680M-XXX is a
As the world begins to emerge from the economic malaise of 2009, consumer demand for TVs continues to improve. Total TV shipments in Q3’09 were up Y/Y on a unit basis for the first time in a year, and DisplaySearch now expects that global TV revenues will rise Y/Y in Q1’10—the first time in 6 quarters.
Top policymakers will address key technology issues at the 2010 International CES with government officials slated to speak, including Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the 2010 International CES, the world’s largest tradeshow for consumer technology, is scheduled January 7-10, 2010 in Las Vegas.
Tadiran, a leading manufacturer of lithium batteries, has developed long life 3.6 V lithium thionyl chloride cells capable of delivering continuous around-the-clock power for 20+ years in temperatures as low as -80ºC.
TLM Military Grade cylindrical batteries feature an open circuit voltage of 4V, with a discharge capacity of 500 mAh (20 mA at 2.8V RT), capable of handling 5A continuous pulses and 15A maximum high current pulses.
STMicroelectronics’ next-generation STA370BWS SoundTerminalT chip uses the company’s Full Flexible Amplifier (FFXT) technology to purportedly deliver high-quality stereo audio at 10W and above. The audio device also uses proprietary BCD8 process technology, which integrates more sophisticated audio signal processing within the CMOS section, enabling
Intersil’s ISL28117 and ISL28217 bipolar low-power precision operational amplifiers combine low noise and low power coupled with low offset voltage, low bias current drift and minimal offset drift over temperature. The products are appropriate for applications that require
LG Display an innovator of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) technology, announced that it has developed the world’s thinnest LCD TV panel measuring 2.6mm.
Hittite Microwave Corporation released a GaAs pHEMT SPDT (single pole, double throw) MMIC T/R (transmit/receive) switch for automotive telematics, private mobile radio (PMR), cellular/3G, WiMAX/4G and test equipment applications from DC to 4 GHz. The HMC784MS8GE
Lineage Power introduced its MegaTLynx DC/DC 30 A power converter for distributed power architectures and intermediate bus voltage applications used in telecom, datacom, server, storage and networking equipment. This product offers a
Way, way, way too much is being made of the supposed impact Intel's new Atom N450 chip will have on the netbook and, by extension, laptop markets.
Murata Power Solutions has added a 3A output current surface mount series to its family of Okami non-isolated, DOSA compliant pinout, point-of-load (PoL) DC/DC converters. The OKI-T/3-W40 Series is appropriate for use 24 VDC input range applications that require a low voltage DC source for
MicroPower Direct introduced its MPM-30IS Series of compact, 30W switching power supplies. These encapsulated modules include a universal AC input, full safety approvals, desirable filtering and reliability. Twelve standard models operate from a universal input of 85 V to 265 VAC; providing
Martek Power introduced its CMS120 Series of 120W DC/DC modules designed for worldwide railway applications. The modules meet all relevant railway standards including EN50 155 and work across a broad operating temperature range without derating. Designed to be
Pulse announced a family of cable television (CATV) RF transformers and RF diplex filters that meet Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) 3.0 design requirements for applications such as set-top boxes, cable modems, and gateways. These components support
Portugal Telecom and Firecomms , a provider of Plastic Optical Fiber (POF) Ethernet transceivers for home networking applications, today announce trials of IPTV installations based on Firecomms’ optical fiber networking (OptoLock) technology.
Hardcore gamers soon may be unleashed from their stationary position to enjoy a realistic virtual combat experience with life-sized video images, projected on walls, ceilings and floors, all from a weapon-styled projection game controller they hold in their hands.
Li ion is an obvious choice to power future electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). It has a number of advantages: a high-cell voltage of 3.6 Volts means that fewer cells, with their associated connections and electronics, are needed for high voltage batteries.
Agilent Technologies announced an LTE test solution that combines the Agilent 89600 VSA LTE FDD and LTE TDD analysis software with the performance of the Agilent X-Series, the Agilent N9030A PXA signal analyzer. The PXA’s RF performance supports both LTE FDD and LTE TDD. It delivers up to 140 MHz analysis bandwidth and up to
Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high performance BGA socket for 0.5 mm pitch 51 pin BGA. The SG-BGA-7154 socket is designed for 4mm x 4mm x 0.8 mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with <1dB of insertion loss. The contact resistance is typically
Molex introduced the Brad Micro-Change M12 Cat 6 connector. It handles Gigabit Ethernet speeds, is IP68-rated and designed to provide secure and safe electrical connections in harsh or hostile conditions. The two shielding crosses inside the cable connector and receptacle overlap
From a modest start in 1990, lithium-ion cell production has mushroomed into a multibillion-units-per-year industry with manufacturing facilities spread all over the world. Because of the potential for dangerous thermal-related incidents during the manufacture and use of Li-ion cells, extreme care must be taken during the manufacturing processes to produce high-quality cells that are as safe as possible.