VPT, Inc. announced that several new modules are available for the DVFL, DVTR, and DVHF Series DC-DC power converter product lines. The new output voltages on these modules satisfy the reliability requirements and varying output voltage needs of the newest avionics and military electronics.
Automation Systems Interconnect just released a new line of heavy-duty connectors. These cost effective industrial connectors are comprised of a cable hoods with top or side entry, panel or surface mount housing, male and female inserts (with or without contacts).
BC Systems introduced the BC-751, an 800 W AC-to-DC converter with eight outputs that is designed to provide power for solid-state RF amplifiers in airborne Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) applications. The BC-751 accepts a three-phase 155 VAC, 400 Hz input with a power factor of at least 0.88 and maximum inrush current of less than 13 A, and has overall efficiency of 77%.
NKK Switches announced the availability of the SK Series of miniature panel mount keylock switches. Offered in either a two- or three-tumbler configuration, SK Series switches are appropriate for designs requiring
For years, Apple rejected iPhone apps for “duplicate functionality.” Thus, well-reviewed apps like MailWrangler (which duplicated the iPhone’s built-in mail app) and Podcaster (which duplicated iTunes’ podcast functionality) were forthwith denied. Surprisingly, Apple recently approved a slew of browser apps.
MEN Micro offers a 6U FPGA-based, triple-redundant D602 cPCI SBC that uses a lock-step architecture to make the board appropriate for highly mission-critical applications. The lock-step architecture provides a redundant computing system that
Sealevel’s Relio R9 is an application-ready platform for embedded applications requiring small size, wide operating temperature range, and flexible I/O connectivity. The I/O features of the Relio R9 are said to extend
As a teenager, I built many "computer" circuits with relays and switches. As I recall, a flip-flop took two 2PDT relays and a binary adder took two 4PDT relays in my brute-force logic circuit. Kids today can get started exploring computers more easily.
Electrocardiogram (ECG) system analog front-end (AFE) devices are typically designed with discrete off-the-shelf components from various semiconductor vendors. The primary components of a traditional discrete ECG AFE include instrumentation amplifiers, operational amplifiers that implement active filters, and analog-to-digital converters (ADCs).
Yokogawa’s DXAdvanced R4 has been added to the company’s DAQSTATION family data acquisition and display stations. Standard high capacity memory and a new option for stringent pharmaceutical applications are new features. The Advanced Security option delivers
Mill-Max offers a choice between .050” (1.270 mm) and .100” (2.540 mm) grid horizontal Z-Bend sockets and receptacles. For low profile IO applications, these SMT SIP socket and header strips are assembled parallel to their board surface. They are appropriate for
Optocouplers are used in many industries to isolate an electrical signal between two elements of a circuit. There are many situations where signals and data need to be transferred from one system to another within a piece of electronic equipment without making a direct electrical connection.
Steinmeyer, Inc. announced a new precision, multi- axis air bearing gantry system. This motion system consists of an XY stage utilizing air bearings plus a conventional ball screw driven Z table. It is ideal wherever there is a need for ultra high precision and outstanding dynamic performance.
The market for implantable medical devices is estimated at over $40 billion. The recent growth is spurred from significant contributions by the semiconductor industry where new chip technologies revolutionize health care treatments.
National Semiconductor Corp. and Silicon Laboratories Inc. anounced a new quarter-brick isolated DC-DC converter evaluation board and reference design to help power supply designers get higher power density in networking, communications and high-end server applications.
Murata Power Solutions has expanded its offering of Datel Digital Panel Meters with two additions to its ACM20 series of Four-Function AC Power Meters. These models are able to able to measure and display frequency in Hertz (Hz) in addition to indicating
TDK-Lambda has unveiled its latest addition to its line of AC-DC medical and ITE (Information Technology Equipment) power supplies. The new single-output CSS150 100-W to150-W supplies accept a wide AC input range, have a low profile of 1.3” and a footprint of 3” x 5”, making them suitable for
Larson Electronics’ magnalight.com unveiled the HML-5M-LED40, a handheld LED spotlight with magnetic base that produces 3600 lumens and draws less than 2 amps on 24 volts. The LED spotlight contains the Magnalight PAR46 40 Watt LED retrofit lamp.
Crystek's CVCO55CC-2620-2710 VCO (voltage controlled oscillator) operates from 2620 MHz to 2710 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5 V to 4.5 V. This VCO features a
PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a world leader in vibration, acoustic, pressure, force, and torque sensors, is pleased to announce Model 352B70, the newest sensor in the family of accelerometers designed for extreme testing found only in shaker labs.
TDK-EPC introduced what it asserts is the world’s first thin-film common mode filter (TCE1210 from TDK) with both high-speed differential transmission common mode noise suppression and ESD protection in a single component.
Analog Devices unveiled the newest additions to its SHARC portfolio of 32-bit floating point digital signal processors – the SHARC 2148x and SHARC 2147x Series. With up to 5 Mb of integrated memory, these processors are said to extend single-chip, floating point signal processing precision to
The arrival of the iPhone on June 29, 2007 did not just win Apple an overwhelming presence in the personal gadget world, but also changed consumers’ perception of human machine interface forever. The user-driven human touch sensing design is not just intimate with its customers; it is loved.
The newest generation of household appliances and white goods includes more electronics than ever, enabled by innovation and integration in 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) along with advances in the always-reliable low-end 8-bit controllers.
Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high performance BGA socket for 0.65mm pitch 588 pin BGA. The SG-BGA-7181 socket is designed for 13.5mm x 25.2mm x 1.95mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss.