Electronic Components & Devices

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ultrasonic Flow/Temperature Converter combines accuracy, efficacy.

December 22, 2014

Delivering <0.5 Lph resolution with 20-year life from one AA-size, Li-ion battery, SoC-packaged TDC-GP30 includes 32-bit, low-power (77 µA/MHz) microprocessor that provides calibrated flow and temperature data via firmware with UART, SPI, or pulse output. Solution offers integrated amplitude measurement, ultrasonic measurement frequencies up to 4 MHz, and up to 31 zero crossings that allow measurement of high dynamic flows and prevent manipulation of water meters. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Software

Printer SoC drives 3D printing into mainstream applications.

December 22, 2014

Based on 88PA6120 SoC, integrated 3D Printer SoC solution provides complete reference kit with full-featured functionality to enable turnkey development of 3D printer products. Solution's 88PA6120 SoC integrates 533 MHz ARM v7 compatible processor and dual real-time microprocessors, as well as 10/100 PHY, USB, DRAM, SD, and eMMC. Providing real-time 3D motion control, Linux SDK includes Ethernet and WiFi network stacks, LCD user interface, and board support package. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

TVS Array provides industrial communications circuit protection.

December 22, 2014

Available in bidirectional configuration and designed for local interconnect network (LIN) BUS protection in industrial applications, PESD1LIN protects one power or I/O port and is rated at 200 W peak pulse power per line for 8/20 secondary lightning surge. Asymmetrical line protection is pin 1–2, 15 V and pin 2–1, 24 V. Supplied in molded JEDEC SOD-323 package, device also provides low clamping voltage; and min breakdown voltage at 15 mA is 17.2 V for pin 1–2 and 25.5 V for pin 2–1. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Copper Gigabit PHYs support 2.5G and 5G Ethernet.

December 22, 2014

Designed in 28 nm process technology, BCM8486X Series is available in single-port and quad-port packages, and addresses both switching and access point markets. Units are based on 10GBASE-T architecture and offer coding strength of 10G at 2.5G and 5G speeds, resulting in optimized alien noise rejection and cable reach of more than 100 m over existing Cat5e and Cat6 cables. PHYs also deliver full benefits of next-generation 802.11ac wireless technology, including Wave 1 and Wave 2 MIMO. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices

Automotive-Grade PIN Photodiodes have 7.5 mm² sensitive area.

December 19, 2014

High-speed silicon PIN photodiodes VEMD5010X01 and VEMD5110X01 come in top-view, SMT packages measuring 5 x 4 x 0.9 mm. For detection of visible and NIR radiation, VEMD5010X01's free cavity is filled with clear epoxy for 430–1,100 nm sensitivity range. For 790–1,050 nm IR applications, VEMD5110X01 utilizes black daylight filtering epoxy and is matched with 850–940 nm IR emitters. Both are AEC-Q101-qualified devices with reverse light current of 48 µA and dark current of 2 nA. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Opto-Isolated Fast Gate Driver IC works with power MOSFETs, IGBTs.

December 19, 2014

Supplied in 8-lead DIP and 8-lead SOIC package options, IX3180 serves applications requiring isolated drivers for fast switching power MOSFETs and IGBTs. Optocoupler input consists of LED optically coupled to IC containing photodiode and push-pull power output, and output is capable of providing 2.5 A peak drive current. Specified from -40 to +100°C, product has 10–20 V supply range, 100 nS typ propagation delay, and 20 nS typ pulse width distortion. UVLO with hysteresis is also included. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

Infrared LED enables biometric unlocking at a glance.

December 19, 2014

Housed in 3.5 x 3.5 x 2.4 mm package with wavelength of 810 nm, Oslux SFH4780S is suited for biometric unlocking of cell phones and tablet computers. Device achieves emission angle of ±10° with radiant intensity of 2,900 mW/sr at operating current of 1 A. High optical output comes from thin film chip with edge length of 750 µm, in which 2 emission centers are arranged with one above other using nanostack technology. In pulsed mode, emitter can be operated with current up to 2 A. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

SMT Transformers suit power-over-HDBaseT applications.

December 19, 2014

Housed in 13.72 x 14.99 x 5.72 mm, 24-pin SMT package, Models HD8004FNL and HD8005FNL provide common mode noise reduction and isolation for power-over-HDBaseT applications. Single-port, RoHS-compliant transformers meet IEEE802.3af standards and operate from 0–70°C. HDBaseT technology enables 5Play™ feature set, which includes ultra HD 4K video, audio, 100BaseT Ethernet, various control signals, and up to 100 W of power on single 328 ft CAT5e/6 Ethernet cable. Read More