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Power supplies deliver up to 89% efficiency

August 3, 2011 4:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 80 watt GRN series power supplies from IPD are the first in a family of products that provide high efficiency over the complete load curve. Providing one to four outputs for industrial and medical applications, the GRN-80 series delivers up to 89% efficiency at full load...

802.11 Day: Reflecting on the Importance of Connectivity

August 2, 2011 9:18 am | by Craig Barratt, President of Qualcomm Atheros | Blogs | Comments

More than 14 years ago, the IEEE adopted the first WLAN standard, which would go on to serve as the foundation for all further developments in creating today’s Wi-Fi networks. Today, August 2, 2011 is the perfect day to consider the importance and growing uses for connectivity.

Single-row, .070”-pitch Connectors Add Right Angle Options

August 2, 2011 8:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mill-Max has added right angle options to its line of .070” (1.78 mm) pitch connectors. These single row right angle sockets and headers can be combined with vertical .070” (1.78 mm) pitch connectors for a variety of interconnect configurations.

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PCI Express Gen3 Switches Include Native x2 Port Interfaces

August 2, 2011 8:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

PLX Technology, Inc. announced two new PCI Express 3.0 (PCIe Gen3) switches for emerging applications, including solid-state disks (SSDs), high-end workstations and enthusiast gamer desktop computers. The PLX ExpressLane PEX8713 (12 lanes, 10 ports) and PEX8717 (16 lanes, 10 ports) PCIe Gen3 switches are capable of

RIO Device Platform Expands with Intel Core i7 Processor-based System and Small, Single-board Devices

August 2, 2011 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Instruments expanded its NI reconfigurable I/O (RIO) platform with the addition of the highest performance and first multicore NI CompactRIO systems and smallest NI Single-Board RIO devices. The new NI cRIO-908x systems feature

mimoOn Integrates LTE PHY Software on Texas Instruments' New System-on-chips For Small Cell Base Stations

August 2, 2011 7:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

mimoOn, announced its collaboration with Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) for 3GPP compliant LTE PHY software.

Unshielded power inductors include Isat ratings up to 33.4A

August 2, 2011 7:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

NIC Components is pleased to announce the expansion of their High Current Unshielded NPI_P power inductors in inductance ranges and available sizes. Now available in 4 case sizes ranging from 13.2mm X 9.9mm to 22.4mm X 16.3mm (LxW) with component heights of 6.4mm to 12.0mm.

Air core chip inductors offer high Q and SRF frequencies

August 2, 2011 7:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

NIC Components is pleased to announce the release of the NLA series of air core chip inductors. Available in 4 case sizes ranging from [0403] 3.68mm X 3.05mm to [1006] 10.55mm X 6.35mm with component heights of 3.18mm to 5.97mm.

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Multilayer power inductors feature current ratings to 1.8A

August 2, 2011 7:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

NIC Components is pleased to announce the release of the NFP series of multilayer ferrite chip power inductors. Available in 3 case sizes ranging from [0805] 2.0mm X 1.25mm to [1008] 2.5mm X 2.0mm with component heights of 0.5mm to 1.1mm.

New Rugged, Compact Non-Contact Inductive Sensors Designed for Harsh Environments

August 2, 2011 5:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

TURCK announces their Q-track family of linear position sensors has been expanded to include the newest QR14 and the Q17 models.

Return to Zero - Email Bomb

August 2, 2011 5:17 am | 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.

Anritsu Company Expands LTE Measurement Capabilities in Spectrum Master and BTS Master Handheld Analyzers

August 2, 2011 5:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Anritsu Company announces it has enhanced the LTE measurement capabilities in its MS272xC Spectrum Master and MT822xB BTS Master series of handheld analyzers.

Mobile Measurement Technologies Support High-Voltage Onboard EHV Testing

August 1, 2011 12:53 pm | by Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Harry Störzer, IPETRONIK GmbH & Co.KG, www.ipetronik.com | Articles | Comments

To ensure optimal EHV performance, numerous tests must be conducted during the new vehicle development process. Suitable mobile vehicle data acquisition systems are vital for ensuring system competency, functionality and efficiency.

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Moore's New Law

August 1, 2011 9:11 am | by M. Simon | Blogs | Comments

You have heard this one for years no doubt, but it has made a recent splash in the popular press. Walter Russel Mead is taking a quick look at Moore's Law and thinks that it may be running out of gas. He quotes The New York Times...

Low-Dropout Voltage Regulator from Diodes Inc. Reduces Component Count and Saves Space

August 1, 2011 9:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Diodes Inc. has introduced a single-channel low-dropout fast-transient linear regulator with fixed output voltage of 5V and +/-1% accuracy.

25th-Anniversary Version of System Design Software Features Exceptional Hardware Integration

August 1, 2011 8:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Instruments unveiled NI LabVIEW 2011, the 25th-anniversary version of its system design software. The software is positioned to accelerate the productivity of engineers and scientists who develop and deploy measurement and control systems to

Rare Earth Brushless Permanent Magnet Generators Operate as High as 400,000 rpm

August 1, 2011 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Koford Engineering LLC has introduced a line of brushless Rare Earth permanent magnet brushless generators operating at speeds from 1,800 rpm up to as high as 400,000 rpm. Power output is up to

Custom Direct Drive Motor Systems From Applimotion

August 1, 2011 6:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Applimotion introduces custom direct drive motor systems with precision encoders and bearings in unique packages.

128-Mbit, 64-Mbit and 32-Mbit Low Power Asynchronous SRAMs Have 32-bit Bus Widths

August 1, 2011 6:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. introduced 128-Mbit, 64-Mbit and 32-Mbit MoBL (More Battery Life) Asynchronous SRAMs with 32-bit bus widths. The SRAMs cater to applications in telecommunications, computers, peripherals, and consumer, medical and military domains to

33 GHz oscilloscope includes industry’s highest measurement accuracy

August 1, 2011 6:30 am | Tektronix | Product Releases | Comments

Tektronix today announced four new DPO/DSA70000D Series oscilloscope models with real time sampling rates up to 100 GS/s on two channels and 33 GHz analog bandwidth on four channels.

Fuel Cells Rescued by Batteries

August 1, 2011 6:24 am | Blogs | Comments

Fuel cells were originally considered to be replacements for internal combustion engines used in traditional vehicles and replacements for traction batteries used in pure electric vehicles.

Powerful Bosch GPA Motors Can Raise the Incline of Treadmills For A More Challenging Workout

August 1, 2011 6:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Bosch i-Business Group offers several different models of fractional horsepower DC electric motors that can be used to quietly raise and lower the angle of incline on treadmills for a more robust physical workout.

Power supplies output up to 7 Watts

August 1, 2011 5:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

ConTech, a Division of Calex Mfg., announces the “PK7” Series of AC/DC switching power supplies. The PK7 Series offers 7 Watts of output power in an encapsulated case, making it well suited for small to medium size PCB applications.

Return to Zero - Virtual Keyboard

August 1, 2011 3:59 am | 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.

Intelligent Power Switch Family Features Current Sensing for Automotive Applications

July 29, 2011 8:44 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier today introduced the AUIR331x family of high-side intelligent power switch (IPS) devices with accurate current-sensing and built-in protection circuits for automotive applications. The new IPS devices enhance reliability in intelligent glow-plug controls...

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