Electronic Components & Devices

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

PWM Controller enables power supplies up to 320 A.

September 27, 2006

Operating as stand-alone device that generates 2 outputs or as 2-channel, multi-phase controller, Model TPS40140 synchronous, pulse-width modulation (PWM) controller turns power supplies into scalable, stackable power systems that can support up to 16 phases. Current-mode controller supports 2-40 V input voltage conversion range, enabling operation from 4.5-15 V power source. Line and load regulation of 0.1% is supported by ±0.5%, 0.7 V voltage reference and differential load sense amplifier. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Cable Plugs suit fine pitch interface applications.

September 26, 2006

Featuring Tiger Eye(TM) contacts, Micro Mate(TM) SFSD Series discrete wire cable plugs provide cable-to-board solutions for TFM/SFM Series board-to-board interconnect system. Polarized plugs are available with 28 or 30 AWG wire and 20, 40, or 60 contacts. Tiger Eye contacts are multi-finger, stamped and formed contacts, plated with 30 µin. gold. Standard plugs mate with double row headers spaced on .050 in. pitch. Higher retention friction locks are also available. Read More

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

Buck Regulator has triple output design.

September 26, 2006

Offered in 3 x 4 mm DFN package, LTC3446 combines 1 A step-down dc/dc converter and two 300 mA VLDO regulators. This 1 A synchronous buck regulator IC operates from 2.5-5.5 V and has 2.25 MHz switching frequency. With independent enable pin for each supply, product generates output voltages as low as 0.8 V from buck regulator and 0.4 V for each VLDO. Synchronous buck delivers efficiencies to 90%, while constant frequency, current mode operation minimizes noise. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

MOSFETs target low-power applications.

September 26, 2006

Designed for low-power applications under 30 and 20 V ranges, MicroFET(TM) power switches combine PowerTrench® technology with 2 x 2 x 0.8 mm molded leadless package (MLP). Construction offers designers packaging option for use in charger, boost converter, dc/dc converter, and load switch applications. Comprised of 11 products, MicroFET devices feature lead-free construction, RDS(on) of 95 mW, and thermal resistance rating of 151°C/W. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

LDOs support output currents up to 1.5 A.

September 26, 2006

Models MCP1827 and MCP1827S Low Dropout Regulators (LDOs) support input voltages from 2.3-6.0 V and output voltages from 0.8-5.0 V, with dropout voltage of 330 mV (typ). Ceramic output-capacitor stable devices feature 120 µA power consumption during regulation. Available in fixed or adjustable output voltage versions, 5-pin MCP1827 includes power-good and shutdown functions, while 3-pin MCP1827S is suited for applications that do not require power-good and shutdown. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Potentiometers are suited for industrial control applications.

September 26, 2006

Featuring 22 mm dia, 6130 series low profile single turn potentiometers include ¼ in. slotted shaft and .375 in. bushing. Conductive plastic potentiometers have 1-100 kW resistance range, and independant linearity of ±1%. Model 6137 with standard mounting configuration is capable of 5 million shaft revolutions, and is suited for closed loop control systems. With lifespan of 10 million shaft revolutions, 6138 withstands 1 lb side load and suits applications with severe mounting restrictions. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

LTPS Driver IC is used in mobile phone displays.

September 26, 2006

Model LDS331 262 K color QQVGA LTPS driver IC with integrated controller supports 132 (RGB) x 162, 128 (RGB) x 160, and 130 (RGB) x 130 display resolutions. It offers 3:1 multiplexing for efficient utilization of source outputs as well as 4 gamma curves and temperature compensation for accurate color rendering. With integration of 385 kbits full frame memory, driver relieves processor of continuous graphics data transmission for static picture display. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Terminal Blocks suit standard wire termination applications.

September 26, 2006

Ring-lug terminal blocks offer hinged shroud for safe wiring, and finger-safe design to eliminate need for standard/customized dust cover. Used together, WTL 6/4 FF (slide link terminal) and WTD 6/4 FF (standard feed-through) terminal can be configured to create multiple phase testing configurations for current transformer applications. Disconnect test terminals feature combi foot design for TS-32 and TS-35 DIN-rail mounting, and are UL rated for 600 V, 30 A, and 26-10 AWG. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

SMT Thick Film Attenuators are available from 1-70 dB.

September 25, 2006

Suited for RF/microwave applications and communications-oriented circuitry, IMA2391 is operational to 15 GHz in properly matched, continuous 50 ohm system. Architecture is characterized by alumina substrate with solderable input terminals on top. Available in 1 dB increments over its entire range, with tolerance as low as ±0.2 dB, 1206-sized product has nominal impedance of 50 ohms; 75 or 100 ohm impedances are available. Input power handling is 1 W. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Electronic Components & Devices

Custom Enclosures suit various embedded systems.

September 25, 2006

Intended for industrial PCs, PC/104 systems, and customized systems with integrated TFT monitors, G-box comes in desktop, wall-mount, and C-rail designs. Cutouts on front panel are punch or laser cut and arranged to customer specifications. Options such as silk-screening, logos, or other markings are available. Anodization, EMC protection, and custom colors are also optional. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

WLAN Plus Bluetooth Chip offers host offload capability.

September 25, 2006

With footprint under 80 mm³, Marvell 88W8688 is 90 nm CMOS WLAN plus Bluetooth single chip solution that helps extend battery life of consumer electronics devices. Integration of Bluetooth 2.0 EDR and 802.11a/b/g WLAN subsystems on single die allows fully optimized simultaneous dual radio operation and cooperative co-existence. Built on embedded Layer 2 and Layer 3 software, chip offers seamless bridging between WiFi and Bluetooth and has integrated multi-protocol security engine. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Thick and Thin Film Resistors come in TO-220 package.

September 25, 2006

RoHS-compliant TO-220 Style TK/TN Series, which are available as thick or thin film resistor, feature heatsink plate that consists of black anodized aluminum with tin-plated copper terminations. Available in 20 or 15 W power ratings, resistors have max case temperature rating of 150°C. Applications include power supplies, industrial controls, and automotive steering. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Transistor Amplifier is designed for 3G base stations.

September 25, 2006

Utilizing field-modulating plate technology, gallium nitride power transistor amplifier achieves peak W-CDMA signal output power of 400 W (2.14 GHz) under 1 A/mm current and 45 V operation. Amplifier has third order intermodulation distortion of -50 dBc and 25% drain efficiency. Output bias networks inside amplifier suppress memory effect of amplifier, thereby achieving optimal linearity with digital predistorter placed within. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Driver Amplifiers are suited for wireless applications.

September 25, 2006

With usable bandwidth of 250-4,000 MHz, 2-stage driver amplifiers are fabricated using GaAs HBT process and are suited for greater than 2 GHz linear applications. Devices are housed in Pb-free, RoHS compliant 4 mm PQFN plastic packages. Model MAAMSS0072 achieves 23 dB gain, 27 dBm P1dB and 1.5% EVM with 18 dBm Pout for OFDM signal at 3.5 GHz with operating current of 235 mA. Geared for higher power, MAAMSS0073 achieves 29 dBm P1dB, 21 dBm Pout, and operating current of 590 mA. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

CMOS Dual Op Amp features low noise architecture.

September 25, 2006

With gain bandwidth of 50 MHz, Model LTC6244 provides guaranteed offset voltage of 300 µV over full industrial temperature range. Unit features low noise of 8nV/√Hz while maintaining input capacitance of 2.1 pF. Operating from supply voltages as low as 2.8 V and up to 12 V (HV version), device provides 1 pA bias current and less than 100 µV input offset voltage at 25°C. Offset voltage drift is guaranteed under 2.5 µV/°C, while high voltage gain of 120 dB minimizes system error. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Supervisory Circuit monitors positive and negative voltages.

September 25, 2006

Suited for multivoltage, high-density systems, Model LTC2910 features 8 adjustable undervoltage monitoring inputs with 0.5 V threshold and 1.5% threshold accuracy over entire temperature range. Two external resistors per input determine desired trip point for undervoltage monitor, while 3-state select pin programs polarity combinations for input thresholds, allowing negative supplies to be monitored. Input glitch filter eliminates false or noisy triggering. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wideband Remote Fiber Transceiver offers on-board filtering.

September 25, 2006

Echotek(TM) Series ECV4-RFT mixed-signal module coordinates data streams to and from sets of spatially distributed sensors. It combines 1.5 Gsps (Giga-sample per second) A/D and 1.2 Gsps D/A technology, Xilinx® Virtex(TM)-4 FPGA reconfigurable processors, and fiber I/O for wideband applications that require remote processing and low-latency data transfer. Along with support for multi-board synchronization, 6U product accepts 2 analog inputs and produces 2 analog outputs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Distribution Blocks are IP 20 UL® finger safe.

September 22, 2006

Available with hinged/removable screw-retaining transparent covers that allow visual inspection of wire and confirmation of connection, single-pole ERIFLEX® distribution blocks have more than 95% fill ratio. Tinned copper blocks clip onto DIN Rail or mount to panels with screws. By keeping only one input, blocks can be supplied in parallel using jumper wire. They can be ganged for unlimited number of phases or voltages while maintaining rigid block. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

High Density Connectors are rated for 30 A.

September 21, 2006

Offered in 3-30 circuits, PowerMod® Connectors are available in straight PCB, right angle PCB, panel, or cable mountings. They feature mechanical polarized UL94V-O housings for proper circuit mating and up to 4 sequential pin mating options for mate-first/break-last and make-last/break-first circuits. Offered in 13 sizes, connectors have stainless steel positive retention latches and optional back shells that provide safety and security for user. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Terminal Blocks feature double level design.

September 20, 2006

Offering 2 circuits and 4 terminations, Double-Level Terminal Blocks have current rating to 30 A at 600 V and wiring capacity of 26-10 AWG. Upper level of block is offset by half of terminal block width, enabling access to lower connection screws with screwdriver and sight of lower marker labels and wire entry points. Read More