Texas Instruments introduced the first in a new line of integrated three-phase brushless motor pre-drivers. The DRV8301 is said to reduce board space as much as 60 percent compared to the next closest integrated solution. It can drive
The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech launched its BEMG-4110, 4220, 4221, and 4222 fanless energy data concentrators. To manage the energy consumption from a large number energy meters on a campus or group of buildings, these energy data concentrators, with their wide variety of interfaces, include
Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. announced the release of two devices that complement the next generation family of fully-integrated single, full-bridge motor driver ICs. Allegro’s A4952 and A4953 are designed for use in brush DC motor drive applications and are
In today's podcast we talk to Andreas Koller, VP of WW Sales and Marketing at Energy Micro and their Low Energy Sensor Interface (LESENSE).
International Rectifier announced the introduction of a family of 1200-V Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs) for induction heating, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) solar and welding applications. The new family of 1200-V IGBTs uses thin wafer Field-Stop Trench technology that
Linear Technology introduced the LTC2991, an eight-channel I²C temperature, voltage and current monitor for 3-V and 5-V systems. This monitoring solution incorporates a 14-bit ADC, 10ppm/°C voltage reference and I²C digital interface to provide
Fast detection of rare signal faults at an extremely high acquisition rate, excellent signal fidelity thanks to low-noise frontends, intuitive user interface for quick work: The R&S RTO for 1 GHz and 2 GHz bandwidth offers all this and much more.
This mixed domain oscilloscope (MDO) from Tektronix delivers the functionality of an oscilloscope and a spectrum analyzer in a single instrument. In this video, Gary Waldo of Tektronix shows off the new MDO.
Avago Technologies announced a high-resolution absolute optical encoder for high-performance servo and motor feedback applications. The AEAT-9000 ultra-precision absolute encoder provides desirable accuracy for
Pepperl+Fuchs introduced three new Switch Amplifiers with Line Fault Transparency (LFT). NIC2831 and HIC2832 are one- and two-channel switch amplifiers with LFT suitable for mounting on termination boards. The K-System KFD2-SOT2-EX1.N provides
Omega introduced its E32 Series of shock and vibration resistant cables for fiber-optic sensors. This CE compliant product can withstand high temperatures (350 degrees Celsius/660 degrees Fahrenheit) and
Foster Transformer introduced a new line of Auto-Transformers or autoformers that use a single non-isolated winding to step up or step down the available line voltage to match the requirements of the load. With an integral enclosure to facilitate hook-up, they are
Tektronix introduced what it asserts is the first mixed domain oscilloscope (MDO) that delivers the functionality of an oscilloscope and a spectrum analyzer in a single instrument. The MDO4000 Series gives engineers the ability to
The new PicoScope 4262 from Pico Technology is a two-channel, 16-bit very-high-resolution oscilloscope (VHRO) with a built-in low-distortion signal generator. With its 5-MHz bandwidth, it can analyze
Analog Devices introduced a digital PFC (power factor correction) controller with accurate AC power meter capability and inrush control functionality. This chip is desirable for AC/DC power-factor correction and precision power metering applications that require
Microchip Technology Inc. announced a Power-Line Modem (PLM) PICtail Plus Daughter Board Development Kit (part # AC164145) that is compliant with the utility frequency band and enables products to communicate using
The Pittman family of slotless brushless DC servo motors are used to power a wide range of applications for the medical/biotech, semiconductor processing, business and computer equipment, and automation industries. The motor’s
The HPC12 from Stackpole is a high power handling SMD resistive device. It is rated for 5 W of power in free air, but can handle 12 W continuously with 400 lfm air movement on standard recommended solder pads with
Danfoss hosted Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL), local officials and community leaders for a groundbreaking ceremony for the company’s new logistics facility in Loves Park, IL – home to Danfoss’ VLT Drives division.
Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has just released a new report on the radiation detection materials market. The report quantifies the market for scintillation, thin-film, and semiconductor detection materials used for domestic security, military, medical imaging, nuclear power, science and geophysical applications. Also included is an in-depth assessment of
The new IR OSLON SFH 4715S from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is presented as the smallest infrared LED on the market with more than one watt of optical power.
Roboteq, Inc. introduced the HBL2350, an intelligent controller capable of simultaneously driving two brushless DC motor up to 75 A each at up to 50 V. This motor controller allows users to
IMS Research forecasts that the Chinese market for low-voltage integral horsepower AC motors will nearly triple in revenues to $7.9 billion in 2016 from 2010. Unit shipments are expected to grow annually at double-digit rates, reaching 22.6 million units in 2016. The robust revenue growth will be driven by
Kyzen will showcase products for every process at the upcoming Long Island SMTA Expo and Technical Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at the Islandia Marriott Long Island in Islandia, NY.
Schaefer announces the PRP-1500 Series of highly efficient, pure sine wave inverters that provide up to 1500VA of power in a flexible package that can be chassis mounted, DIN rail mounted or fits into a standard 3U Eurorack. The PRP-1500 Series has