Electronic Components & Devices

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

WLAN Chips integrate 2-stream 802.11n designs.

November 12, 2009

Targeting PC and broadband CPE markets, AR9287 PCIe and AR9227 PCI deliver full MIMO transmit and receive performance. Each integrates MAC/baseband and radio transceiver, 2 MIMO power amplifiers and low noise amplifiers, and transmit/receive switch, all on single chip. Suited for mid-tier notebook and netbook PCs, Model AR9287 delivers up to 300 Mbps PHY rates in both transmit and receive modes. Model AR9227 is intended for entry-level and mid-tier DSL, PON, and other broadband-enabled APs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

FPGAs integrate 11.3 Gbps transceivers.

November 12, 2009

With 36 transceiver channels operating from 2.488-11.3 Gbps, Stratix® IV GT EP4S100G2 FPGAs meet bandwidth requirements for next-generation framer, MAC, bridging, and switching applications for 100-Gigabit Ethernet and 100-Gigabit Optical Transport Networks. Single-chip devices meet IEEE 802.3 standard for 100G systems and offer jitter performance to meet 10G, 40G, and 100G protocol specifications. Other features include 0.95 V core power, noise filtering, and 230K logic elements. Read More

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Do Not Disturb - Low-Noise Chokes for CT Scanners

November 11, 2009

Graben-Neudorf, Germany, November 2009. SMP Sintermetalle Prometheus (SMP) has developed chokes for use in computed tomography. These inductive components are exceptionally quiet in operation as well as being low-loss and energy-efficient. This has been achieved with non-magnetostrictive materials that have been developed specially for use in medical equipment. <4444>Computed tomography or CT is... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Stainless Steel Electrodes weld wrought and cast alloys.

November 11, 2009

Bare wire and covered stainless steel electrodes, Arcos 309/309L are available in dia from 0.035 - 3/16 in. Covered electrodes are offered in 3 different coatings, -15, -16, and -17 and in standard dia from 3/32 - 3/16 in., as well as non-standard dia up to 0.250 in. Arcos 309/309L bare wire (ER309/309L) and covered (E309/309L) units can be used for welding Type 304 and similar base metals. They are suited for general fabrication, automotive exhaust systems, and nuclear power facilities. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

SMB Connectors withstand high vibration environments.

November 11, 2009

With push-lock feature, SMB Connectors require disengagement force of 5 lb minimum. Locking shell pushes over mated interfaces, locking interface while allowing full rotation of mated pair. Pulling back shell allows interfaces to be disengaged. Hermetically sealed and IP68 rated, connectors feature 0-4 GHz reflection frequency range and are usable up to 10 GHz. Mating pairs include right angle plug with crimp attachment for RG-174U cable. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Spring Pin Socket addresses burn-in and test applications.

November 11, 2009

Operating from -55 to +180°C, Model SBT-BGA-6505 features stamped spring pin contactor with 26 g actuation force per ball and cycle life of 100,000 insertions. Contactor provides self inductance of 0.88 nH, insertion loss of less than 1 dB at 20 GHz, capacitance of 0.097 pF, and current capacity of 4 A at 80°C temperature rise. Featuring floating guide for precise ball to pin alignment, socket tests BGA packages with 17 x 17 mm body size, 0.8 mm pitch, and 20 x 20 ball array. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Six-Core Digital Signal Processor optimizes processing power, energy efficiency.

November 11, 2009

Targeted at process-intensive applications requiring low power consumption, TMS320C6472 features 6 high-speed C64X+ DSP cores running at 500, 625, and 700 MHz; up to 4.2 GHz/33600 MMACs; and 4.8 MB on-chip L1/L2 RAM. It delivers 3 GHz performance at 0.15 mW/MIPS, and architecture maximizes subsystem performance on chip. In addition to dedicated L1 and L2 memory to each core, C6472 features 768 KB shared L2 program/data memory and shared memory controller. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Thin Film Chip Resistors feature tolerances down to ±0.05%.

November 11, 2009

Available in 0603, 0805, and 1206 case sizes, TNPU e3 series high-precision thin film flat chip resistors offer TCR values down to ±5 ppm/K across -55 to +125°C temperature range. Standard resistance values range from 100 <font face='Symbol'>W</font> to 511 k<font face='Symbol'>W</font>. Units include maximized moisture sensitivity and are suited for use in harsh environmental conditions. They are RoHS-compliant and have pure tin plating that withstands lead-free and lead-containing soldering processes. Read More

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Aluminum Capacitors offer max temperature rating of 105°C

November 11, 2009

Available in 15 case sizes from 5 x 11 to 18 x 40 mm, 142 RHS Series features ripple current to 3,100 mA at +105°C and capacitance range from 1-22,000 µF over voltage range of 10-450 V. Polarized aluminum electrolytic capacitors have non-solid electrolyte and radial leads, making them suited for smoothing, filtering, buffering, and voltage decoupling applications in SMPS and DC to DC power supplies. RoHS-compliant units offer useful life of 2,400 hr at +105°C. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

New AdvancedTCA Backplane Offers Significant Performance Boost at Reduced Cost

November 10, 2009

Bustronic and Z-Plane Demo Samples at ATCA Summit in Santa Clara<4444>FREMONT, California, Oct 27, 2009 - Elma Bustronic Corporation, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of high performance backplanes, and Z-plane Inc, a high-speed electronic packaging and interconnection technology company, will be exhibiting samples of the high-speed ATCA backplane with Z-plane Links at the ATCA... Read More

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VCO features phase noise of -119 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset.

November 10, 2009

Model ZRO1820A1LF in L-band operates at 1,818-1,822 MHz with tuning voltage range of 0.5-4.5 Vdc and typical tuning sensitivity of 5 MHz/V. Unit delivers output power of 4.5 dBm at 5 Vdc supply while drawing 20 mA over -40 to +85ºC temperature range. Typical second harmonic suppression is -25 dBc. RoHS-compliant VCO is available in MINI-16-SM package measuring 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.22 in. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Transceiver is certified to FlexRay(TM) Standard v2.1 Rev B.

November 10, 2009

Acting as interface between digital logic and copper cable transmission in automotive networks, AS8221 FlexRay Standard Transceiver is capable of transmission rates up to 10 Mbit/sec. RoHS-compliant unit provides all functions to enable integration in electronic control units powered with permanent battery voltage. While microchip is only fed by car battery, it provides wake-up functionality via network and is therefore responsible for controlling local voltage supply. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Planar Transformer features frequency range of 50-400 kHz.

November 10, 2009

Designed for switchmode power supply applications, Sfernice PLAC 100 handles up to 220 W and is user-configurable with software, allowing designers to set power supply type and desired level of input voltage, output voltage, power, and frequency. Once variables are entered, software automatically determines appropriate configuration and which outputs should be connected to obtain best performance. Transformer operates from -55 to +125°C and comes in SMD and through-hole versions. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Axial-Lead Resistors offer power ratings to 1.0 W.

November 10, 2009

Bulk Metal® Z-Foil axial-lead resistors of VTAZ series, featuring bulk metal foil element applied to ceramic substrate and etched planar construction, offer power ratings to 1.0 W and standard resistance values from 5 <font face='Symbol'>W</font> to 300 k<font face='Symbol'>W</font>. Along with low voltage coefficient of less than 0.1 ppm/V, products offer 0.2-1.0 W power ratings at +70°C as well as ±0.005% load-life stability at +70°C for 2,000 hr at rated power. Typical TCR is ±0.05 ppm/°C from 0 to +60°C. Read More

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High-Frequency Rectifier reduces losses in PFC applications.

November 10, 2009

As 600 V FRED Pt® Hyperfast tandem rectifier, 8S2TH06I-M reduces losses in continuous current mode PFC applications with its 11 nsec reverse recovery time, forward voltage drop rating of 2.1 V at 8 A, and thermal resistance of 2.3°C/W junction to case. Conduction and switching performance enable typ overall power loss reduction in high-frequency applications, and ceramic-insulated (2 kV), 2-pin TO-220 package enables device to provide 8 A DC at 120°C case temperature. Read More

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Quad Linear Equalizer extends reach of DFEs.

November 10, 2009

Supplied in 5 x 7 mm package, 1-10.3 Gbps MAX3986 equalizer for copper interconnects offers port matching with 24 dB typ return loss and 33 dB typ channel-to-channel isolation. Each channel can compensate for losses in 20 in. of FR4, with data rates up to 10.3 Gbps. Stand-alone product can also be used to extend reach of limiting equalizers and decision feedback equalizers (DFEs), as linear range preserves essential signal characteristics needed for optimum DFE performance. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Four-String LED Driver delivers 150 mA per string.

November 10, 2009

Suited for LCD TVs, monitors, and automotive displays, high-brightness MAX16814 integrates switching DC-DC controller to generate voltage required to drive multiple strings of LEDs. Four linear current sinks with internal power MOSFETs provide programmable current up to 150 mA per string. Delivering PWM dimming range of 5,000:1 with 200 Hz dimming frequency, MAX16814 optimizes display performance in all lighting environments. It includes thermal protection as well as open and short fault protection. Read More

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VGA Port Protector IC integrates level shifting buffers.

November 10, 2009

Supplied in 3 x 3 mm, 16-pin TQFN package, MAX4895E is designed to interface between video graphics controller and VGA port connector. Integrated HSYNC/VSYNC level-shifting buffers ensure compatibility with VESA VSIS specifications. Additionally, ±15 and ±8 kV ESD protection on all 7 VGA video outputs further eliminates need for multiple analog and passive components. Single-chip solution also features I²C level shifting using 2 nMOS devices and operates from single +5.0 V supply. Read More

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Quantum Composers 9520 Series Digital Delay / Pulse Generator Now Programming Compatible with Stanford Research System's DG535

November 9, 2009

Quantum Composers now offers an easy firmware upgrade option for the legacy Stanford Research Systems DG535 pulse generator, allowing the user to use existing programming language as Command Set Compatibility. This will aid in transitioning programming software from the DG535 to the more fully featured and higher throughput QC9520. The majority of these commands perform identically to the SRS... Read More

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Vishay's New-Generation, Ultra-Precision VHP100 Bulk Metal Foil Resistor is Shortlisted for Elektra 09 European Electronics Industry Awards

November 9, 2009

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA - Sept. 28, 2009 - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the new generation of its VHP100 hermetically sealed Bulk MetalĀ® Foil resistor, which sets a new industry benchmark for precision, has been shortlisted for the Elektra 09 European Electronics Industry Awards.<4444>Presented yearly by the U.K.'s Electronics Weekly, the Elektra Awards honor the... Read More