Global power supply manufacturer TDK-Lambda has announced its latest high density, cost-effective, DC-DC converter family with the introduction of the new CC-P-E Series. These are ultra compact, fully isolated converters that feature wide range DC inputs (24V or 48V nominal) which make them suitable for telecom, datacom, distributed power, battery operated devices, FPGA, and process control applications. Available with output voltages of 3.3V, 5V, 12V or 15Vdc, with output power ratings of 15 or 30-watts, these fully-regulated, high efficiency (92% typical) converters can be paralleled for higher power applications, says TDK-Lambda.
Optrex America Inc. has developed capacitive touch switch technology that detects variations in position and command, eliminates air gaps and reduces the number of layers required. Optrex says that this technology offers the highest standards of optical performance with exceptional ease of design for human machine interfaces, handheld terminals, gaming, medical equipment, and point-of-sale and mobile applications.
Today’s advanced applications are creating an insatiable appetite for memory - driving the demand for new memory technology capabilities. As the market for more compact, more powerful electronic systems grows, designers are under increasing pressure to find new ways to fit the volume of code and data needed onto these shrinking devices.
ON Semiconductor, a premier supplier of high performance, energy efficient silicon solutions for greener electronics, today announced an expansion of its family of clock drivers, with the release of the NB7L585, NB7L585R, NB7V585M and NB7V586M differential 2:1 mux input to 1:6 devices, and the NB6HQ14M and NB7HQ14M 1:4 fanout clock/data drivers with equalization.
C&K Components, a leading international supplier of tact switches, toggle, rocker and pushbutton switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has expanded its ZMS Series subminiature snap-acting switch line to include right-angle mount configurations. The switches now feature a mounting hole with a locating stud, along with potted wire leads in straight and right angle configurations to meet IP67 sealing specifications.
Wolfson Microelectronics, today announces the launch of the WM8912, the world-leading ultra low power DAC designed to significantly extend playback time, reduce system cost and dramatically enhance audio performance in portable applications, including media players, headsets, multimedia phones and navigation devices.
White Electronic Designs Corporation has introduced a secure Single Level Cell (SLC) NAND SSD that provides compact, secure and reliable data storage for embedded military applications in rugged and extended temp environments. The product is available as a 4 GByte, 22 mm x 27 mm plastic ball grid array (PBGA) package and supports
Phihong has developed a folding blade adapter that, with a 15 mm thickness when the blades are folded, is said to be the thinnest available. The PSA05F adapter is available with 5 V and USB A socket output, and meets the requirements of the United States’ Federal Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) as well as
Dave reviews the Agilent U1253A OLED Multimeter and compares it with the Fluke 87-V in this epic review.How will it stack up?
Taking advantage of ink's natural tendency to create "coffee rings," a group of Israeli scientists has developed a type of ink jet dye that could one day create a range of devices.
Statek Corporation announced the release of its ultra-miniature, low-profile CX18 crystal. With overall dimensions of 1.55 mm x 0.95 mm x 0.35 mm, and a typical weight of 1.8 mg, Statek’s CX18 is asserted to be the smallest and lightest surface-mount crystal in the world. The CX18 has a
Schurter’s Series 5707 power entry module offers IP 54 protection at the power input, in addition to IP 65 protection to the equipment. The sealed module is appropriate for use in medical equipment exposed to leaks, drips and spills, as well as equipment subject to routine washing. The compact module combines
The problem with counterfeit parts plaguing the distribution chain is not going away. In fact, it’s getting worse.
Ioxus, Inc., developers and manufacturers of innovative ultracapacitor technologies for a wide range of energy storage markets, today launched a new family of lower-cost large cell prismatic electrochemical double-layer capacitors for transportation and utility applications.
Wireless transceiver technology is truly established in the automotive industry with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) now a standard feature of even basic specification vehicles. Following on its heels has been Passive Keyless Entry (PKE), dual transceiver devices that combine remote entry and remote starting, and systems that enable features such as tyre pressure monitoring and car-to-home communications.
As demand for longer battery life in portable devices increases, engineers are continually challenged to design highly efficient point-of-load (POL) converters while maintaining or reducing board space. Adding to the challenge is the fact that many portable devices like laptop computers have wide input voltage variation.
National Semiconductor introduced three products in its SIMPLE SWITCHER power module family. The LMZ-Series of power modules provide the efficiency of a synchronous switching regulator with the simplicity of a linear regulator, eliminating the
Daitron has announced to release of an ultra low noise/low leakage AC to DC 50W switching power supply product suitable for noise sensitive applications. Customer can save external isolation transformer and filter components. The MFS50 is designed for noise sensitive applications such as
The 6 A OKR-T/6 and the 10 A OKR-T/10-W12 are new additions to Murata Power Solutions' Okami family of non-isolated Point-of-Load (PoL) DC/DC power converters. The SIP packaged though-hole mounting miniature devices combine a wide input voltage range with programmable output voltage to
The new blockbuster movie "Avatar" seems total fantasy, yet Keesler Air Force Base already is using avatar technology in a pilot cyberspace program.
TURCK Inc. has expanded its Diagnostic Power Conditioner (DPC) system with a single segment redundant backplane that can combine two isolated power supply modules into one FOUNDATION fieldbus segment. The backplane includes an
Stellar Technology’s Model LPS60X AC/AC LVDT is designed for precision displacement and position measurement for quality assurance applications in industrial environments. These high accuracy displacement sensors are
Aeroflex/Metelics has announced the release of a family of surface mount GaAs and Silicon Schottky mixer/detector diodes for high volume pick and place applications. These control devices are delivered in a plastic SMT package with
The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduced its UNO-2173A and UNO-2173AF fanless box PCs with 1.6 GHz Atom-based CPUs. These models are equipped with Gigabit Ethernet ports, rich I/Os, one Mini-PCIe socket for WLAN and 3G solutions, and Moblin (Mobile Linux) support. Both have
Agilent Technologies introduced the U1210 series handheld clamp meters, with up to 1000 A of high-current measurement capability for cables up to 2 inches in diameter. The company also announced an updated range of handheld instruments clad in vivid orange to