C&K Components’ JSM0001 sub-miniature slide switch measures 2.6 mm x 7.6 mm in size with a board-mounted profile of 1.2 mm. The surface-mount switch provides
JARO's new JRB2235 Series blower rotates at 8500 rpm and produces 1.2 cfm of super-cooled air (with a static pressure of .122" of H2O). Operating voltage is 4.0 V to 5.5 VDC. The availability of single or dual unit configurations provides
C&K Components expanded its snap-acting switch line to include subminiature versions that can be used as detect switches. Designated the ZMA Series, the detect switches feature a
Return to Zero is a new comic strip for engineers, with lab humor and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.
METCASE the metal enclosures division of OKW Enclosures, Inc. has signed an agreement with Spanish 19” racks manufacturer RETEX to market its extensive range of flat-pack 19” racks and cabinets.
Have you ever wondered what Spock sees when he looks into that scanner thing at his science station on the bridge of the Enterprise?
The compact size and highly accurate output of Macro Sensors (www.macrosensors.com) CD 375 Series of miniature LVDTs make the linear position sensors ideal for providing displacement feedback in different robotic applications.
Renesas Electronics Corporation today announced the availability of its two new SuperSpeed Universal Serial Bus (USB 3.0) xHCI host controllers (part numbers ?PD720201 and ?PD720202) for electronic devices such as PCs and digital TVs that feature faster, effective data transfer speeds...
Featuring up to 97.4 percent power efficiency and a highly efficient design using nearly 30 percent less material, the new VPT Series Toroidal Power Transformers from Triad Magnetics provide an innovative green power electronics solution that is also smaller and lighter than traditional transformers.
I don’t even know. I’ve used a pay phone once in the last 15 years when I was running a grocery errand for my wife and forgot the list she gave me along with my cell phone. I stood there peering at the phone in front of the 7-Eleven to find out how much change I needed (35 cents, at that time.)
For decades, the electronics industry has pursued its version of the Holy Grail – concurrent design and test. Many have believed this an unattainable goal, considering how far apart the two worlds appear. In the design world, most engineers design at a system level...
Bridgelux Inc. announced today that it has achieved a major breakthrough with the demonstration of 135 Lumens per Watt GaN-on-Silicon based LED Technology. This represents the industry’s first commercial grade performance for a Silicon-based LED.
Responding to regional threats and the United States’ refusal to share F-22 technology, Japan is developing its own stealth fighter. The “land of the rising sun” intends to fly its first stealth fighter prototype by 2014. Japan and Israel have both expressed interest in the “air supremacy weapon”, the F-22 Raptor.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. expanded its portfolio of TMBS rectifiers using Trench MOS Barrier Schottky technology. Twenty new 45-V devices in four power package types were added, featuring
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOS) introduced two power MOSFETS. The new low-voltage devices are optimized for use on the secondary side of high efficiency DC/DC converters. By combining
Skyworks Solutions is ramping production of various precision analog ICs in support of several customers launching fiber to the curb (FTTC), fiber to the home (FTTH), cable set-top boxes and wireless video systems. Cisco and Motorola, among others, are leveraging Skyworks’ industry-leading power amplifiers...
International Rectifier’s IR3550 integrated PowIRstage synchronous buck gate driver IC with co-packed control and synchronous MOSFETs and Schottky diode is optimized internally for PCB layout, heat transfer and driver/MOSFET timing. The 60-A rated device is positioned to
Premier Farnell plc announces CadSoft GmbH, a trading division of Premier Farnell, has partnered with Embest to jointly launch CadSoft’s EAGLE, the award winning software and the best selling Computer-aided Design (CAD) tool of its kind now available for use in the Chinese market.
For applications demanding exceptional chemical resistance, especially to acids, fuels, and oils, Master Bond has developed EP21AR. Whether coating, lining, bonding or sealing, this two-component epoxy can withstand harsh, acidic environments...
ADLINK Technology announced the release of the MXE-1200, an industrial and rich I/O fanless embedded computer with enhanced RF functions and LVDS and VGA dual display geared specifically for versatile applications such as intelligent transportation, factory automation...
The success of net-centric warfare is dependent on fast, secure communications technology – specifically Ethernet. To meet the military's demands for Ethernet-enabled vehicles, there is an increased focus on developing a variety of Ethernet switches and routers...
Murata Power Solutions has introduced the OKI-T/36W Series of SMT point of load (PoL) DC-DC converters to its Okami range. Offered in the same DOSA standard SMT pinout as the company's OKY-T/3 and -T/5, the 24 Vin OKI-T/36W Series is said to achieve
PLX Technology introduced SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) general-purpose peripheral controllers that bridge USB 3.0 to PCI Express (PCIe) 2.0, thus matching the high-performance 5 Gbps bus speed . This controller family
ON Semiconductor expanded its portfolio of AC-DC power solutions for home electronics with the introduction of the NCP1234 and NCP1236 family of fixed frequency pulse width modulation (PWM) current mode controllers. These solutions are
Fairchild Semiconductor’s FAN302HL PWM controller for low standby power charger applications incorporates the company’s mWSaver technology to minimize standby input power consumption to <10 mW at 230 VAC to meet