Fluke Corporation has introduced the ScopeMeter 190 Series II handheld portable oscilloscopes, said to be the first four-channel scopes that are safety rated for CAT III 1000 V/CAT IV 600 V environments. The four input channels are
Labsphere has introduced the CDS-5400 and CDS-9800 High Speed LED Spectrometers. Both models are presented as offering reliability, speed and accuracy with a choice of
The LTE test case wizard is asserted to ease the task of generating the correct signals for specific LTE base station test scenarios. An operator of a signal generator only has to
Fairchild Semiconductor’s FAN6920MR combines a power factor correction (PFC) controller and a quasi-resonant PWM controller. For PFC, the device uses a controlled on-time technique to provide
In this week’s episode of “The Ben Heck Show,” Ben and element14 salute the troops with a military-grade portable gaming system designed for a couple working with the military overseas.
TDK-Lambda Americas has extended the power range of their digitally-controlled EFE-M series of medical/ITE power supplies from 300W to now 400W. The EFE400M series was designed with Medical and ITE applications in mind.
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AVX has expanded its porcelain and ceramic dielectric multilayer capacitor (MLC) chip product offering to include non-magnetic termination versions.
The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduces two new I/O modules, an 8-channel Resistive Thermal Device (RTD) module (APAX-5013) and a 12-channel High Speed Analog Input module (APAX-5017H).
The ATCC software performs two significant tasks. First, it measures the test coverage of a product after the tests have been developed. Second, it quickly predicts the test coverage of a product based only on the CAD layout files.
There is no doubt that there will always be a set of consumers that only want their mobile phone to be, well, a phone
Don’t let the title scare you into excluding this from your reading schedule. An attempt will be made to simplify the concept and its uses. Let’s start by calling them MHD and TES respectively for short. Many practical applications of TES were evolved from its age-old principles over a half century ago...
Semitech Semiconductor today announced the availability of the SM2101 -- an FSK/BPSK based power line transceiver. The SM2101 represents the next generation of power line communication transceivers, and is designed with an emphasis on Advance Metering Infrastructure (AMI)...
Tektronix, Inc. today announced a new addition to the industry’s most comprehensive solution for PCI Express 3.0. The new offering provides physical layer transmitter (Tx) verification, debug, characterization and compliance testing using Tektronix DPO/DSA/MSO70000 Series oscilloscopes.
ON Semiconductor today introduced BelaSigna R261. This complete system-on-chip (SoC) solution for portable consumer electronics incorporates a highly optimized digital signal processor (DSP) with an advanced dual-microphone noise reduction algorithm to improve speech intelligibility in noisy environments...
Crystek's CVCO55FLM VCOs (Voltage Controlled Oscillators) contain an extra modulation port (TX modulation), making the family an ideal choice for transmitter applications. The modulation port has a negative slope and a typical modulation sensitivity of -20KHz/V.
Elma Bustronic Corporation, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of high performance backplanes has announced a new 6U VPX Load Board in a conduction-cooled format. The board is designed per the IEEE standard 1101.2 mechanical format.
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX2062, the industry's only fully programmable, multistate, dual-channel, analog + digital IF/RF variable-gain amplifier (VGA). This easy-to-control device delivers an unparalleled combination of VGA performance...
Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. introduces a new user-programmable linear Hall-effect sensor IC with pulse width modulated output. The A1356 complements Allegro’s existing line of linear devices with PWM outputs by offering a device with significantly higher carrier frequency of 2 kHz.
Taiyo Yuden’s latest lines of chip filters optimize the performance, while minimizing the size, of mobile phones. The exceptionally compact EIA 0603 size multilayer dual low pass filter is designed for use with multi-band smartphones, while two new optimized EIA 0805 size multilayer diplexers were developed for use with mobile phones.
International Rectifier today announced the expansion of the company’s offering of 40 V to 100 V automotive qualified MOSFETs including a family of logic level devices. The new MOSFETs are suitable for heavy load applications used in traditional Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) platforms...
Analog Devices, Inc. is expanding its extensive portfolio of digital isolation products with the industry’s smallest isolated dc-to-dc converter. Offering a 5-kV rms (root-mean square) isolation rating in a 10-mm × 10-mm package...
With HEAD VISOR core, HEAD acoustics now offers a software product for offline processing of HEAD VISOR recordings. HEAD VISOR is an innovation from HEAD acoustics in the area of microphone array technology, which allows real-time localization of sound sources.
Every year, there’s one convention that unites geeks, technophiles, engineers, and techies of all stripes—the Consumer Electronics Show. Quite simply, it’s the geek mecca. Each year, over 100,000 attendees make the annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for 3-6 days of flashy lights, spiffy new tech, and booth babes. Yet for the newbie, CES can be overwhelming...
It doesn’t seem possible, but it’s time for the consumer electronics industry’s annual classic – CES (Consumer Electronics Show). Depending on how you approach them, events like CES can be a tremendous opportunity, a waste of time, a challenge, disaster, torture or the most profitable time you've spent all year.