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Programmable DC Power Supplies Suit ATE applications

November 1, 2011 2:56 pm | TDK-Lambda Americas, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Z+ Series programmable DC power supplies from TDK-Lambda are designed to meet the demands of a wide variety of ATE and OEM applications, such as Test & Measurement, Semiconductor Burn-in, Component Test, Laser Diode, Heater Supplies, RF Amplifiers and Electromagnets.

Five Megapixel Camera Transfers 12-Bit Images Over USB

November 1, 2011 2:48 pm | Product Releases | Comments

IDS, a global leader in machine vision technology, has unveiled the UI-2280SE, an all-round camera with USB 2.0 interface and Sony ICX655 CCD sensor providing a 5-Megapixel resolution (2448x2050 pixels).

M12 Receptacles Offer Adjustable Angular Positions

November 1, 2011 12:20 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Binder-USA announced new receptacles with adjustable angular positions as part of the Series 713, 763, 715 and 766 automation product ranges. The panel-mounted receptacles can be rotated during installation to allow a right-angle cordset to connect in a desired angular position. These M12 A- and B-coded connectors are


Mini8 IC Reduces Component Count and Simplifies Design

November 1, 2011 11:54 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier introduced the IRS2526DS ‘Mini8’ compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) ballast control IC that offers full programmability, and a high degree of accuracy and control for all lamp types.

9W GaN Wideband Power Amplifier

November 1, 2011 11:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

RFMD’s new RF3826 is a wideband Power Amplifier designed for continuous wave and pulsed applications such as wireless infrastructure, RADAR, two-way radios, and general purpose amplification.

Analyzers Tout Patented Algorithm to Measure Energy Waste and Quantify Its Cost

November 1, 2011 11:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fluke Corporation introduced the Fluke 430 Series II three-phase power quality analyzers, which are said to be the first tools to use a patented algorithm to measure energy waste and quantify its cost. The series helps facilities reduce electrical power consumption and improve

Ballast Control IC Reduces Component Count, Simplifies Circuit Design

November 1, 2011 10:50 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier today introduced the IRS2526DS ‘Mini8’ compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) ballast control IC that offers full programmability, and a high degree of accuracy and control for all lamp types. Available in an 8-pin SO-8 package...

Cnlight unveils what is purportedly the world's thinnest LED fixture

November 1, 2011 10:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Guangdong Cnlight Optoelectronics Technology (Cnlight) announced its new planar illumination products during 2011 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair. The Cnlight high-end ultra-slim LED table lamp features a 3.73mm ultra-slim illuminator and high performance...


Variable Field Module for Magnetic Atomic Force Microscopy Applications

November 1, 2011 10:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Asylum Research introduces the new Variable Field Module2 (VFM2) for the MFP-3D Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM).

Membrane Keypad Access Controller Brings Flexibility to Industrial Equipment

November 1, 2011 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new Southco Membrane Keypad Access Controller enhances usability by providing keypad access for enclosures with up to 120 user codes. It eliminates the need for mechanical keys and delivers enhanced security, customization and styling.

Miniature Electronic Keeper Delivers Enclosure Security and Enhanced Efficiency in a Compact Unit

November 1, 2011 10:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new Southco Miniature Electronic Keeper System provides convenient, affordable electronic access security to a wide variety of enclosure applications.

Wireless Controller Amps Up Security for Specialty and Off-Highway Vehicles

November 1, 2011 10:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new Southco EA-R01 series RF wireless controller offers simple, one-touch remote locking of multiple access points. It is specifically designed to deliver enhanced security and durability via a palm-sized transmitter and a compact potted receiver...

Wurth Electronics Midcom offers miniaturized central office splitter for xDSL applications

November 1, 2011 10:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Wurth Electronics Midcom introduces a splitter module for xDSL central office DSLAM products. The innovative xDSL splitter module combines next generation miniaturization for an ultra compact design.


ICCNexergy Introduces the Industry's Most Powerful External Power Supply

November 1, 2011 10:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

ICCNexergy today announced the launch of its new 220 watt (220W) desktop power supply line at COMPAMED, Hall / Stand 08B N15 in Düsseldorf, Germany.The new 220 watt power supply meets EISA, EuP level V efficiency standards and delivers a full 220W...

FRAMOS Launches new Visiosens VFU Camera Platform

November 1, 2011 9:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Image processing specialist FRAMOS, announces the launch of the new Visiosens VFU Camera Platform. The new VF camera series is much more than just a range of cameras...

Body Area Networks: A way to improve remote patient monitoring

November 1, 2011 9:21 am | by Iboun Taimiya Sylla, Texas Instruments | Articles | Comments

With today’s aging population, monitoring healthcare systems represents an important element of the healthcare issue, especially in countries where the limits of the system are being tested. Monitoring the health condition of elderly people and sharing information...

Web-based Data Viewer Eases Component Search

November 1, 2011 7:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

TAIYO YUDEN has developed a web-based component data viewer named “TY-COMPAS” (Taiyo Yuden COMPonent Assist System) that enables the easy selection of electronic components through its search and browsing functions.

What is Creepage and Clearance?

November 1, 2011 6:26 am | Videos | Comments

This video from Texas Instruments teaches the basics of the safety  distance between conductors in high voltage isolation barriers.

Hazardous area pedestal light provides high power illumination

November 1, 2011 6:23 am | Larson Electronics Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics’ has released a metal halide hazardous area pedestal light designed to provide high power illumination in an easily deployed package. A breeze to carry and set up, rated for wet areas, and approved for Class 1 Division 2 hazardous locations...

350 MHz Synthesizer and Clock Generator Comes in Small Shielded Table Top Case

October 31, 2011 3:10 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Novatech Instruments, Inc. introduced Model 425A, a Precision 350 MHz DDS Signal Generator packaged in a small shielded table top case. The device generates sine wave, LVDS, and LVCMOS output signals simultaneously. The generated sine wave output

Return to Zero - Electron Man vs Stan-O-Vac

October 31, 2011 2:38 pm | Articles | Comments

Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems. 

High Linearity LNA Targets Tower Mounted Amplifiers, Remote Radio Units, Base Stations

October 31, 2011 2:04 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Skyworks Solutions has introduced a new single stage GaAs pHEMT LNA that offers low noise figure (0.60 dB), very high linearity (23 dBm IIP3), and excellent return loss (14 dB) in a small 2 x 2 mm DFN package. On-die active bias design ensures

Medically Approved ATX PC Power Supply Touts High Output of 700 W

October 31, 2011 1:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Tumbler Technologies + TRUMPower introduced the TMPC-700, which is said to be the first medically approved 700-W ATX PC power supply available in its industry. The unit complies with ATX12V and EPS12V standards. It comes with DC voltage outputs and

High Specification AT-cut Crystals Targets Specialist Apps

October 31, 2011 12:02 pm | Product Releases | Comments

IQD Frequency Products launched a new range of high specification crystals for specialist applications such as military, radar and pagers. The crystals are available in a variety of package styles including

Configurable Power Supplies meet latest Medical Approvals

October 31, 2011 10:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Excelsys Technologies has successfully had its Xgen range of configurable power supplies approved to IEC 60601-1:2005 3rd Edition. This is in addition to the existing approval to the 2nd Edition and ensures full medical approval is maintained...

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