TDK-Lambda EMEA introduces the HFE1600 Series; 1U high, single output AC-DC hot swap front end power supplies that have desirable power density for a 1.6 kW front-end of 25.2 W/in3. Intended for equipment requiring
Texas Instruments Incorporated today introduced a high-efficiency, ultra-low power step-down converter for energy harvesting and low-power applications. The new TPS62120 achieves 96 percent efficiency, and can generate a 75 mA output current from an input voltage of 2 V to 15 V.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the first members of the Baby Boom generation will reach the age of 65 by 2011. As they begin to retire, there’s an increased concern that this transition will create an alarming skill gap in the engineering community.
OEMs are requesting rechargeable Lithium-ion battery packs for portable devices that operate in explosive, as well as extreme hot and cold environments. Many portable military devices are used in very cold (-40º Celsius) environments, and many medical devices need battery packs that operate after exposure to 137º C steam sterilization...
The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduced the EKI-6311GN, an IEEE 802.11n industrial wireless access point. It is said to deliver three times the throughput rates of a normal 802.11g. It is fully
BC Systems, Inc., today introduced Model RF-30001 compact RF power amplifier module based on the latest GaN RF power transistors that delivers at least 20 W CW RF output power over a wide frequency range of 25 to 1000 MHz.
Replacing a long-time fixture isn’t easy. But PolyBrite’s Borealis LED (light-emitting diode) lamps featuring Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s Makrolon polycarbonate plastic make it a snap to switch from an energy-sapping incandescent light bulb to energy-efficient, eye-pleasing and impact-resistant LED technology.
International Rectifier today introduced the industry’s first 8-pin resonant half-bridge control ICs for energy efficient Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) used in LCD televisions and monitors, home theater systems, desktop computers, printers and game console applications.
SiTime has created the SiT8503, presented as the industry’s first kHz-frequency silicon MEMS oscillator for audio, microcontroller and high reliability industrial applications.
EXFO Inc. announced today the launch of ConnectorMax, a new software solution designed for pass/fail assessment of connector endfaces. The industry's first platform-based, automated connector inspection application, ConnectorMax eliminates guesswork, instead providing clear-cut connector endface analysis.
EAO Switch Corporation announced the Series 04 hybrid, a rugged, large-lever selector switch. The Series 04 hybrid is suitable for any application where it’s critical to show a very clear change in status, such as a door lock. This lever features
Toumaz today announces the launch of TZ1090 (‘XENIF’) – an advanced 32-bit processor based System-on-Chip (SoC) with integrated broadcast and connectivity that provides a highly competitive, cost-effective solution for advanced cost engineered digital radios...
Standardized D-Sub connectors are available in two-row versions with 9 to 50 pins as well as in high density (HD) versions as a HD D-Sub connector with 3 to 5 rows and 15 to 105 pins. Of course, nearly every supplier has the standard connectors in their range of offerings.
Monnit Corporation introduces a low cost wireless temperature sensor along with nine other types of wireless sensors. The sensors currently use a USB receiver at the computer level to transmit all of the sensor data to your choice of either the MonnitSphere Online Monitoring Service or the MonnitSphere Local PC computer application.
Molex Incorporated announced that its next generation HDMI Type D (Micro) connector is available. The HDMI Type D (Micro) connector is a new miniaturized connector solution designed to
Today’s wireless electronic devices from cell phones to e-readers exemplify ideal marriages of user-friendly form and function integrated into ever-smaller packages. The trend toward highly compact designs, however, presents an array of issues relative to component attachment...
Perhaps you have wanted to do your part to promote the end of fossil fuels and thought about having a photo-voltaic (PV) system installed on your new home. Frankly, that is a dream mostly created in you by very devious, but typical, Ruling Class politicians who are always out there dangling a carrot...
This tutorial from Digi-Key and United Chemi-Con discusses the PX and PS series of conductive polymer capacitors based on the aluminum foil and conductive polymer technologies.
National Semiconductor Corp. introduced WEBENCH FPGA Power Architect, said to be the industry’s first design tool to model and optimize power supplies for FPGAs in minutes. WEBENCH FPGA Power Architect incorporates
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX6581, a ±1 degree Celsius accurate, 8-channel temperature sensor. It has seven remote sensing channels to monitor ASICs, FPGAs, CPUs, and boards with multiple hot spots. Each remote channel includes series resistance cancellation and beta compensation for best accuracy.
Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) announced the availability of its XPedite5530, a conduction- or air-cooled 3U CompactPCI single board computer based on Freescale Semiconductor’s dual-core QorIQ P2020 processor. The SBC provides
National Semiconductor Corp. announced the addition of WEBENCH LED Architect to its portfolio of online WEBENCH Designer tools. Said to be the first of its kind, the tool enables both novice and expert designers to
Centec Networks today announced it has expanded its family of advanced packet-processing chipsets to include a second-generation IP/Ethernet switching processor that integrates a Layer 2 through Layer 4 packet-processing engine, advanced traffic manager and fabric interface.
Tektronix, Inc. today announced the AWG7000C and AWG5000C Series of Arbitrary Waveform Generators (AWGs) that bring performance and usability enhancements to the industry’s most capable family of signal generation solutions.
The Precision Controls Division (PCD) of Marsh Bellofram Corporation (www.marshbellofram.com), a member of the Marsh Bellofram Group of Companies, has announced the global market introduction of Type 3110 and Type 3120...