LED lighting provides both promise and challenges for virtually every electric lighting application currently served by earlier illumination technologies such as incandescent and fluorescent lighting. Indeed, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has proclaimed that no other lighting technology offers so much potential to save energy over traditional lighting technologies.
Marktech Optoelectronics announced the availability of Toshiba’s TLxK series red and amber LEDs. The TLxK series has color, brightness and radiation patterns that are suited for traffic and sign applications. These include, but are not limited to
Electronic Assembly Manufacturing announced the release of low VSWR flexible cable assemblies featuring Times Microwave Systems T-Flex cable. Three-foot long, 0.141” diameter assemblies, terminated with SMA male connectors, exhibit VSWR characteristics of 1.35:1 from
Google Inc's venture capital arm, Google Ventures, is bringing more partners onboard as the $100 million fund seeks to build upon the eight investments it has made in companies since its launch last spring.
A federal appeals court reinstated on Wednesday an antitrust lawsuit accusing major record labels of conspiring to fix prices for potentially millions of people who download their music over the Internet.
LEDtronics, Inc., added to its series of high-brightness, LED replacements for A19-style light bulbs for home and commercial use. The DEC-A19-5X1W DécorLED Series comes with softly diffused, precision domed lensing that directs light at
Cree, Inc. released a GaN HEMT MMIC power amplifier, the CMPA0060025F, which offers 25 W output power over an instantaneous bandwidth of 20 MHz to 6 GHz. This product is appropriate for military and ISM (industrial, scientific and medical) applications that require
AVX Corp. has expanded its wire-to-board connector product offering to include board-to-board connectors specifically designed for the LED lighting industry. Designated the 9159 Series, the connectors offer
Binder-USA is pleased to introduce protective caps for the Series 430, push-pull connectors. When mated to a male or female connector, a cap will provide IP67-rated environmental protection. These caps make the push-pull connectors ideal for use in commercial and industrial fields. The cap is designed to provide
The KG Series Dual Inline Package switch offered by CIT Relay & Switch allows automatic mounting with IC insertion machines. With both extended and recessed actuators, this industry standard DIP offers positions ranging from 1 to 12. Top tape seal, which withstands
STMicroelectronics introduced a very advanced multi-touch ‘resistive’ touchscreen controller chip, which detects up to ten simultaneous touches with fingers, nails or stylus and allows application designers to replace complex menu sequences with
Multi-Seals Inc. introduced Wash-Away dissolvable spacers, designed to provide consistent spacing between printed circuit boards and PCB components. These organic polymer spacers locate PCB components during soldering operations. After soldering,
Stellar Technology’s Series AP5201 In-Line Amplifier is a general purpose signal conditioner for DC-excited strain gage pressure transducers, load cells, and torque transducers. The single-channel AP5201 features
Protek Power North America’s PM42 Series of AC/DC power supplies offers 30 W to 48 W of performance and compliance to both EN60101-1 medical safety standards and EN60950-1 ITE safety standards. They are suitable for a variety of applications, including
Pittman brand Series N2300 slotted brushless DC servo motors incorporate internal Hall sensor feedback for linear speed-torque characteristics, high starting torque, and variable speed control with appropriate control electronics. Their six-slot lamination design contributes
Datron Dynamics has introduced a compact high-speed machining center that features a 30,000 RPM spindle and a 59” x 55” footprint.
MicroPower Direct’s A300RU series of 3W DC/DC converters features a wide 4:1 input range, single and dual outputs, tight regulation and low noise operation. Twelve models operate from wide 4:1 inputs of 9 to 36 VDC or 18 to 75 VDC; providing outputs of
Novatech Instruments’ Model 409B/02 four-output, two-frequency 171 MHz direct digital synthesizer (DDS) table top signal generator offers 0.1 Hz frequency resolution and ±1.5 ppm accuracy. The unit features two phase synchronous sine wave outputs up to 171 MHz, with
VIA Technologies announced the VIA EPIA-P820, a Pico-ITX form factor board featuring the high performance, 64-bit VIA Nano processor. The board includes full 64-bit software support, a high-performance superscalar architecture and full support of the latest virtualization technologies for next generation server and virtual machine applications. Measuring
Binder-USA has released protective caps for its Series 718, M8 panel connectors. The caps provide IP67-rated environmental protection for un-mated panel-mount sockets.
Stackpole Electronics expanded its RNCS Series of resistors with TCR options down to 15 ppm. The RNCS Series is a reliable moisture-withstanding thin film chip resistor series designed for applications requiring
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduced its G4 37000 Series Can-stack Stepper Motor Linear Actuator, built for extended reliability and high performance. The 37000 Series is a 36 mm linear actuator in the G4 line of products and includes an
Master Bond’s UV14-3 is a temporary bonding adhesive that has a fast UV cure for automated, non- permanent adhesive assemblies. Environmentally safe, the temporary adhesive can be easily removed without surface contamination. It cures
Gigahertz-Optik introduced the ISD-1.6-Si-1 and ISD-1.6-Si-FC-1 radiant power detector featuring a compact 16 mm diameter integrating sphere for beam emitter type light sources like laser diode dyes and optical fibers. The small footprint 43.5 mm x 25 mm x 17.5 mm size detector’s primary function is to fit inside existing equipment and tight enclosed spaces to
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