Microchip’s Grid-Connected Solar Microinverter Reference Design demonstrates the flexibility and power of SMPS dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers in Grid-Connected Solar Microinverter systems. This reference design has a maximum output power of 215 Watts and ensures maximum power point tracking for PV panel voltages between 20V to 45V DC.
XMOS today announced a new reference design for its xCORE multicore microcontroller products that brings Ethernet AVB (Audio Visual Bridging) technology to more cost-sensitive audio transport and time sensitive networking applications in which latency and timing are critical.
Zilog introduces its latest detection and control technology ideally suited for motion detection applications including customer sensing, lighting control and other energy management purposes. The ZMOTION Detection Module II (ZDM II) provides an integrated and flexible solution for Passive Infrared (PIR)-based motion detection applications.
Great Innovations has created a new reference tool for engineers, designers, drafters, and machinists. The Engineering Slide Chart includes technical information from many of the quick references that are commonly found in the work areas of mechanical designers and CAD users. All of this information is compiled for both English (Imperial) and Metric systems in a single screw chart.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced the availability of its ultra-wideband Doherty reference design using the BLF884P and BLF884PS – asserted to be the industry’s first wideband Doherty power amplifiers capable of broadband operation (470 MHz to 806 MHz). The new 70-W DVB-T LDMOS designs
element14 launched the low cost triple-play Embedded Pi platform that bridges the massively popular design worlds of Raspberry Pi, Arduino and 32 bit embedded ARM. One of a strong pipeline of exclusive Raspberry Pi accessories to be launched this year...
ams AG released a reference design implementing a complete automotive Intelligent Battery Sensor (IBS) based on its highly accurate AS8515 data acquisition front end. The IBS design from ams is suitable for monitoring the state of charge (SOC) and state of health (SOH) of the latest lithium-iron-phosphate automotive batteries as well as conventional AGM (lead-acid) batteries.
Zilog announces the introduction of the ZGATE Security Bridge Reference Design, a joint technology solution utilizing Icon Labs’ Floodgate Technology. Together, Zilog and Icon Labs have produced a microcontroller featuring an embedded firewall that provides a critical layer of security for networked devices.
Aspen Labs and Digi-Key Corporation are giving engineers access to a new set of free, online CAD tools to support Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design and development. PCBWeb is an online CAD application for designing and manufacturing electronics circuit boards, available at no cost.
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation announced the Sensor Extender reference design that offers a low-cost approach to remotely locate image sensors up to eight meters away from the image signal processor (ISP) and transmit and receive video signals at resolutions that range up to 720p60 and 1080p30.
Industry’s first reconfigurable DC arc detect reference solution enables designers to safeguard high-power DC systemsMarch 22, 2013 3:08 pm | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments
Texas Instruments introduces the industry’s first fully programmable DC arc detect reference solution. The RD-195 makes it faster and easier for designers to address a growing need to safeguard high-power DC systems, such as automobile and aircraft battery management systems....
Battery charger reference design regulates charger output in constant voltage and constant current modesMarch 21, 2013 10:15 am | Zilog | Product Releases | Comments
Zilog introduces its new Buck Converter Battery Charger Reference Design that employs Zilog’s Z8F042A MCU to control a step-down DC-DC converter (also known as a buck converter) that functions as a regulated power source. This buck converter battery charger hardware is capable of regulating charger output in a number of modes....
Power Integrations announced that the latest version of its popular power supply design software, PI Expert Suite 9.0, now includes support for its LinkSwitch-PL and LinkSwitch-PH LED-driver ICs and its recently introduced TinySwitch-4 off-line switcher IC family.
Orca Systems announced a complete DVB-T2/T/C and analog TV front-end reference design for televisions with Orca’s ORC5310 hybrid TV tuner and Panasonic Corporation’s MN88472 demodulator. The ORC5310 is a single-chip, CMOS-based, hybrid TV tuner with analog demodulator that can receive both analog and digital signals....
Power Integrations announced RDR-347, an LED-downlight reference design. The new circuit demonstrates the capabilities of the recently launched LYTSwitch IC family, which offers the industry’s best high-end dimming performance from a single-stage LED driver....
Developers of high-end set-top boxes and video gateways can significantly reduce time to market for their new products offering rich multi-screen viewing experiences, by taking advantage of the Reference Design Kit (RDK) from Comcast, now pre-integrated with the Orly STiH416 system-on-chip from STMicroelectronics.
Committed to speeding the adoption of new technology for engineers, Newark element14 today expanded its Dev Kit HQ with a ‘quick find’ online product selector designed to help engineers source the latest products available by manufacturer and technology application.
Developing a contactless payment terminal for Visa payWave and MasterCard PayPass cards has become quicker and easier with the launch today of an EMV pre-certified reference design by ams AG. The reference design, developed in collaboration with smart card software vendor Alcineo, implements all the functions of a contactless payment terminal...
The bq51013AEVM-764 evaluation module (EVM) demonstrates the receiver portion of the bqTESLA wireless power system. This receiver EVM is a complete receiver-side solution that produces 5 V out at up to 1 A when coupled with the bqTESLA transmitter. The bq51013AEVM-764 device shown on this EVM...
Please contact your local Altera sales representative for a copy of this reference design. The use of this design is governed by, and subject to, the terms and conditions of the Altera Hardware Reference Design License Agreement. You can use the Altera 1536 FFT/IFFT reference design to accelerate the implementation of 3rd generation partnership project (3GPP) long term evolution (LTE) based wireless networks.
The ZSTAR demo board was designed to demonstrate Freescale's latest innovations in sensors, wireless connectivity and embedded flash microcontrollers. This reference design will enable you to see how Freescale's accelerometers can add additional functionality to applications in various industries.
Unterpremstaetten, Austria (July 30th, 2012) - ams, a leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of high-performance analog ICs for consumer, communications, industrial, medical and automotive applications, today announced a reference design which shows how a simple current and voltage measurement circuit can produce state-of-charge (SOC) readings for electric scooter batteries.
Zilog introduces a new reference design, the Mini-Z USB Design Board. Zilog’s Mini-Z USB Design Board incorporates a USB host and peripheral functionality with Zilog’s portfolio of Mini-Z modules. This hardware design uses a Max3421E USB transceiver....
Zilog introduces a new reference design, the Mini-Z USB Design Board. The Mini-Z’s provide complete module and board systems for bringing fast time-to-market solutions. Their flexible design allows them to work together with other stamp modules and carrier boards so they can be used independently in creative application designs.