Electronic Components & Devices

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Microchip's Reference Design for Digital Interleaved Power Factor Correction (PFC) Increases Power Efficiency

Sep 22, 2009

Free Reference Design Helps Designers of Green Power-Supply Products Lower Costs, Reduce Size and Improve Power Efficiency via Digital Power Conversion CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 8, 2009 [NASDAQ: MCHP] - Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced the Digital Interleaved Power Factor Correction (PFC) Reference Design, which demonstrates... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Prototype FPGAs help build space-flight systems.

Sep 22, 2009

RTAX-DSP prototype devices enable hardware demonstration and timing validation of designs targeted to Actel RTAX-DSP space-flight FPGAs. They have same pin assignment, mechanical footprint, and identical timing properties as their space-qualified counterparts. RTAX-DSP space-flight FPGAs add embedded radiation-tolerant multiply-accumulate blocks to industry-standard RTAX-S product family,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

DC/DC Converter features 4.2-40 V input voltage range.

Sep 22, 2009

Model LT3970 step-down switching regulator includes Burst Mode® operation that keeps quiescent current under 2.5 µA in no load standby conditions and keeps output ripple below 5 mVp-p. Unit features 550 mA switch delivering up to 350 mA of continuous output current to voltages as low as 1.21 V. Boost and catch Schottky diodes, oscillator, control, and logic circuitry are also included.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

LED Driver integrates temperature management control.

Sep 21, 2009

Offered in 20-pin thermally enhanced TSSOP, LM3424 drives up to 18 high-brightness LEDs in series with output current above 2 A (typ). It contains all features to regulate currents based on buck, boost, SEPIC, flyback, and buck-boost topologies. Temperature management control, thermal foldback, accelerates and facilitates design of thermal system. It lets lighting designers can program... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

LDO Regulator delivers up to 100 mA output current.

Sep 21, 2009

Enabling 340 mV dropout voltage at full load, LT3050 features 2-45 V input voltage range, delivering adjustable output from 0.6-44.5 V. Capacitor at REF/BYP pin allows noise down to 30 µVRMS across 10 Hz to 100 kHz bandwidth. Various diagnostic and safety features are integrated as well as reverse-battery protection, reverse-output and current protection, and current and thermal limiting.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Sensor IC detects speed and direction of ring magnets.

Sep 21, 2009

Suited for operation over extended temperatures to 150°C, A1222 includes on single silicon chip: voltage regulator, Hall-voltage generator, small-signal amplifier, chopper stabilization, Schmitt trigger, and short-circuit protected open-collector output that can sink up to 25 mA. On-board regulator allows for operation with supply voltages of 3-24 V. Dynamic offset cancellation reduces... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

VCO provides typical output power of +5 dBm.

Sep 21, 2009

Housed in 1.25 x 1.25 x 0.58 in. robust aluminum enclosure with SMA connectors, CRBV55CL-0902-0928 RedBox VCO operates from 902-928 MHz with control voltage range of 0.5-4.5 V. It features typical phase noise of -115 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset, input voltage of 5 V, and consumes max current of 20 mA. Second harmonic suppression is -15 dBc typical, while pulling and pushing are minimized to 4.4 MHz... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Audio Op Amp delivers low noise and distortion.

Sep 21, 2009

Housed in SO-8 package, Model OPA1612 achieves 1.1 nV √Hz noise density with ultra-low distortion of 0.000015% at 1 kHz. Rail-to-rail output swing to within 600 mV with 2 W load maximizes dynamic range. Featuring wide supply range of ±2.25 to ±18 V from 3.6 mA of supply current per channel, dual-channel, bipolar-input op amp is suited for professional audio and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Laser Diode features wavelength stabilized design.

Sep 21, 2009

Housed in hermetically sealed TO 5.6 mm package, ONDAX 405 nm Blue-Violet Laser features wavelength stability of less than 0.015 nm/°C. Wavelength stabilization is achieved by optical feedback using ONDAX Volume Holographic Grating PowerLocker, which ensures stable single longitudinal mode operation. With wavelength locked to less than ±1 nm and coherence length of ~0.6 m, miniature laser... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Amplifier provides radiated susceptibility testing.

Sep 21, 2009

Solid-state SMXE-200-2G Series power amplifier provides minimum of 200 W of CW power for frequency range of 10 KHz to 2.0 GHz. Measuring 19 x 10.5 x 27 in. and weighing 60 lb, compact, solid-state power amplifier simplifies EMC and other RF/Microwave testing for low-to-high power test applications. It can also be used for pre-compliance testing, as well as all lab and test requirements. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Custom Arc Gradient Filter Development

Sep 21, 2009

Reynard Corporation successfully completes a Navy Phase II SBIR development San Clemente, CA - Reynard Corporation, a leading global supplier of optical components and custom thin film coatings has successfully completed a Phase II SBIR development program for the Navy by delivering a specialized, multi-functional optical filter. The filter integrated several optical functions into a single... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

IBM Awards Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc. Supercomputing Contract

Sep 21, 2009

Endicott Interconnect is Sole Sourced on IBM's Next Generation Program ENDICOTT, NY- Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc. (EI) announced today that IBM has awarded the Company a contract to supply 100% of the printed circuit boards, board level assemblies, and full functional test including all of the critical interconnect components for an advanced program. "EI has a long standing... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

S-Band VCO features ultra low phase noise.

Sep 18, 2009

Operating at 3,011-3,013 MHz with tuning voltage of 0.5-4.5 Vdc, Model CRO3012A-LF features typical phase noise of -115 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset and typical tuning sensitivity of 14 MHz/V. RoHS-compliant voltage controlled oscillator delivers typical output power of 2.5 dBm at 5 Vdc supply while drawing 21 mA over temperature range of -40 to 85°C. Housed in 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.22 in. MINI-16-SM... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

WAGO 4-Channel Electronic Circuit Breakers Program Trip Characteristics and Current Monitoring

Sep 18, 2009

GERMANTOWN, WI - August 2009 - Three 4-channel Electronic Circuit Breakers have joined WAGO Corporation's 787 Series Power Supply System. The DIN-rail mount 787-860, 787-861 and 787-862 Electronic Circuit Breakers each separately protect up to four current paths (up to 10A at 24VDC max each), while offering independent programming of appropriate channel- or circuit-specific ratings and trip times... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

CPU-Powered Smart LED delivers 10,800 lm output.

Sep 17, 2009

With rated life of 50,000 hr, XIL-M1 (Patriot Smart Light) integrates 32-bit MCU that monitors core thermal temperature of light to ensure proper light fixture functionality despite type of environment. It can accommodate any function via MCU programming, is manufactured out of 6061 billet aluminum, and uses only Mil-Spec parts. Exhibiting electronic efficiency of 94.5% and optical efficiency of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Die-Cast Aluminum Enclosures feature high impact strength.

Sep 17, 2009

Available in 6 models in sizes ranging from 2.36 x 2.17 x 1.02 in. to 4.63 x 3.54 x 2.01 in., 1550 family enclosures are offered in standard and watertight versions. Watertight units feature separate compressible self-adhesive gasket that, when fitted between lid and base, provides dust and water sealing to IP66. Available with natural or black epoxy powder coated finish, customizable thin-wall... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Compact Automotive LEDs are designed for DRL applications.

Sep 17, 2009

Measuring 3 x 3 mm², 1 W OSLON MX ECE and 0.5 W OSLON SX ECE provide output of 70-95 and 40-60 lm, respectively and can be operated at temperatures up to 150°C. Energy-efficient LEDs employ ThinGan chip technology, and can be integrated into compact, low-profile designs in daytime running lights (DRL) in front light clusters of mid-range vehicles. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Near-IR Filters are optimized for retina-safe lasers.

Sep 17, 2009

Used as laser source clean-up filters, 25 mm dia hard-coated bandpass filters can also be used as detection filters, which pass particular laser wavelengths and eliminate background over full InGaAs detector range of 850-1,750 Nm. Filters suit Er-doped fiber and glass lasers at 1,535 Nm, Er-doped fiber and InGaAsP semiconductor lasers at 1,550 Nm, and Nd:YAG-pumped optical parametric oscillators... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Wide Rack Enclosure optimizes airflow through enclosure.

Sep 17, 2009

Featuring extra width of 29.5 in., 42U SmartRack(TM) enclosure model SR42UBWD allows cables and PDUs to be mounted to sides, assuring maximum cooling efficiency for mission-critical rack equipment. It features 4 interior vertical posts with unthreaded square hole openings, offers 3,000 lb stationary and 2,250 lb of rolling load capacity, and rolls through standard 7 ft doorways. Reversible front... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Sensors feature integrated signal conditioning.

Sep 17, 2009

Available in absolute, differential, and gage pressure types, ASDX Series ASICs provide ultra-low pressure ranges including 0-10 in. of H2O gage, ±10 in. of H2O differential, and ±5 in. of H2O differential. Features include ratiometric 12-bit analog output, 12-bit I²C or SPI digital interface, and supply voltage of 3.3 or 5.0 Vdc. Sensors are fully... Read More