Electronic Components & Devices

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Sensor Network System minimizes interconnecting cables.

November 7, 2006

Smart Sensors Network System is comprised of distributed sensor instrumentation system with synchronous/simultaneous sampling consisting of smart digital sensors and transducer modules interconnected to Network Interface Controller through multi-drop digital serial bus. Smart Sensors integrate all required measurement functions into small electronic module that can be placed inside transducer. NIC provides gateway between transducer bus and host computer and controls traffic running at 15 Mbps. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Energy Meter ICs utilize intelligent battery technology.

November 6, 2006

Comprised of 4 models in 64-lead LQFPs, single-chip ADE7100 and ADE7500 families are based on ADE energy measurement core and combine microprocessor, on-chip Flash, LCD driver, real-time clock, and intelligent battery management circuitry. Solid-state, failure-resistant devices consume as little as 1.2 µA and enable services such as remote meter-reading, time-of-use billing, and load shedding. Energy metering core includes active, reactive, and apparent energy calculations, among others. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

ICs suit automotive tire pressure monitoring systems.

November 6, 2006

Combining ATA5756 and ATA5757 RF transmitters with ATmega AVR 8-bit Flash microcontroller, Model ATA6285 and ATA6286 ICs control and transmit data gained from capacitive pressure and motion sensors. Operating from -40 to 125ºC, single-package devices feature temperature sensor with shut-down mode, and 90 kHz slow-oscillation mode for timer wake-up in sleep mode. Devices consume 0.5 µA in sleep mode, 200 µA during sensor measurement, and 8.5 mA at 6 dBm in transmission mode. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Inductors suit compact dc-dc converter choke coils.

November 6, 2006

Providing dc resistance of 0.006-0.29 W, NR8040T series of power inductors offer inductance of 0.9-100 µH, and current ratings of 1.0-11.8 A. Model 100M delivers 3.4 A at 10 µH and facilitates thin-profile products. Available in 13 models, 8 x 8 x 4 mm devices employ sleeveless square-core winding that eliminates space wastage and thickens lead wire inside to achieve low resistance. Product is used in flat-screen TVs, automobile navigation systems, and video game consoles. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software, Electronic Components & Devices

WiFi Testing Systems provide EVM measurement of -45 dB.

November 3, 2006

NEXUS Wireless Testing Systems provide all signal generation/analysis hardware and software required for complete testing of 802.11 a, b, g, j, and n wireless devices. They are capable of generating complex 802.11 testing signals for up-conversion and transmission as well as acquiring and analyzing received and down-converted 802.11 signals. With Master/Slave Multi-CompuScope digitizer architecture, systems offer true simultaneous conversion clocking and triggering on all channels. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Signal Conditioner has measuring speed of 250 Hz/channel.

November 3, 2006

Designed to measure 2 parameters simultaneously, Model FPI-HR-OEM Signal Conditioner targets markets such as scientific, energy, and oil and gas. Based on White-Light Interferometry technology, FO signal conditioner features optional smart connector for accuracy, and automatic sensor identification without need for entering gage factor numbers manually. Built-in temperature compensation system protects accuracy when temperature test environment varies. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Multipin Connectors simplify receptacle design and inventory.

November 3, 2006

Developed for coax, fiber, and HV applications, VEAM CIR Series connectors can function as electrical, optical, or pneumatic connectors. Coaxial CIR connectors accept most popular RG cables, while fiber styles come with single- or multiple-fiber termini. Other connector configurations include high voltage, twin- or tri-axial with size 4 or 8 contacts, and RFI/EMI in which grounding fingers on plug connectors provide 360º plug-to-receptacle shield integrity. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Driver ICs suit automotive high-temperature applications.

November 2, 2006

Models ATA6824, ATA6827, and ATA6832 feature high-voltage SMARTIS(TM) technology that enables high chip temperatures of up to 200°C and ambient temperatures up to 150°C. They provide over-temperature shutdown, overload, and over-voltage protection, as well as protection against short circuits. Devices meet strict automotive qualification demands (protection against conducted interference, EMC, and ESD protection) and can withstand transients as specified in ISO/TR 7637. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Power Supply IC is suited for automotive airbag applications.

November 2, 2006

Manufactured in high-voltage 0.8-µm BCD technology, Model ATA6264 provides measures against undervoltage conditions and battery cable loss, power sequencing, integrated watchdog, and other diagnostic/monitoring functions. Unit handles voltage supply with programmable voltage levels and communication with microcontroller is carried out via 16-bit SPI. Voltage supply section of monolithically-integrated product consists of boost converter, 2 buck converters, and linear regulator. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

FPGA includes PCI Express block and low-power serial I/Os.

November 2, 2006

Delivering hard-coded PCI Express® Endpoint and Tri-mode Ethernet Media Access Controller (MAC) blocks, Virtex(TM)-5 LXT platform suits serial connectivity applications ranging from 100 Mbps to 3.2 Gbps. Domain optimized, platform features up to 24 RocketIO(TM) transceivers typically consuming less than 100 mW per transceiver/receiver pair, 8 programmable levels of transmit pre-emphasis, 4 programmable levels of receive equalization, and Chipscope(TM) Pro software toolset. Read More

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

Three-Phase Motor Drivers include built-in PWM circuits.

November 2, 2006

Models TPD4104K, TPD4111K, and TPD4112K drivers feature 3-phase full-bridge distribution circuit with level-shift type high-side driver and low-side driver, output IGBT, and FRD. Intended for DC brushless motors, air conditioner fans, and pump motors, 250 and 500 V single chip drivers include protective functions for overcurrent, overheating, and power supply voltage drop. Lead-free and RoHS-compatible, ICs are available in HZIP23 packages measuring 31.5 x 16.1 x 5.1 mm. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Graphics Controller is used for vehicle navigation systems.

November 2, 2006

Designed for vehicle dashboard applications, Model MB86297 supports 2D and 3D functions as well as fogging and lighting for 3D effects. Max power consumption is less than 2.3 W and 2 digital RGB display output channels have resolutions ranging from 320 x 240 to 1,280 x 1,024. Including 64-bit DDR memory bus rated at 266 Mbps, unit is capable of drawing up to 10 mil polygons/sec and can render 250 mil pixels/sec. MB86297 also includes PC166 host interface. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Microcontrollers feature flash memory and 80 MHz clock speed.

November 2, 2006

Designed for advanced automotive applications, Models MB91F464AA, MB91F465KA, and MB91F467RA incorporate Controller Area Network (CAN) interfaces. MB91F465KA and MB91F464AA serve door, seat, air conditioning, and other vehicle body controls, and include CAN channel, 32 CAN message buffers, and 5 UART channels that comply with Local Interconnect Network (LIN) standard. MB91F467RA includes 2 CAN channels, 32/64 CAN message buffers, and 7 LIN-compliant UART channels. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Motion Card provides multi-axis and multi-motor control.

November 1, 2006

Prodigy(TM)-PC/104 use high density logic circuitry to offer advanced motion control functions programmed in C/C++ or Visual Basic language for dc brush, brushless dc, step, and microstepping motors. It features servo loop rates to 50 µsec/Axis, 8 Mcount/sec quadrature encoder input rate, and pulse and direction output to 5 Mpulses/sec. Motion control features include trajectory generation, motor output signal generation, performance trace, on-the-fly changes, and commutation. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Ethernet PHY features low power, high ESD design.

October 31, 2006

Housed in 5 x 5 mm QFN package, KSZ8041NL consumes 150 mW with ESD ratings of 6 kV. Fast Ethernet transceiver chip is suited for applications with space constraints, where low power is important, or where stringent ESD conditions apply such as in Industrial Ethernet environments. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Voltage Regulators are used in harsh operating environments.

October 31, 2006

With input voltage range of up to 45 V, LDO linear regulators offer transient protection for applications such as automotive body controllers and instrument clusters. Models TLE4275QKTTRQ1, TL750M05QKTTRQ1, and TL760M33QKTTRQ1 provide direct connection to vehicle battery with ability to withstand load-dump transient conditions. Available in 3.3, 5, and 8 V fixed-output-voltage versions, units feature 450-750 mA maximum rated output currents, and offer thermal shutdown, and over-voltage protection. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Bridge reduces development time for wireless infrastructure.

October 31, 2006

Featuring protocol translation, dual-channel multi-threaded DMA engine, and PCI Express-to-RapidIO mapping table, Serial RapidIO®-to-PCIe Bridge IP Core offers mailbox message queueing, PCIe MSI/MSI-X interrupt controller, and RapidIO-to-PCIe atomic transaction encapsulation. It bridges 4X serial RapidIO port operating at 3.125 GHz to 8X PCI Express port operating at 2.5 GHz. Unit suits various applications in wireless infrastructure, storage, and embedded systems. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Video Amplifier suits FTTH triplexers.

October 30, 2006

Designed to amplify incoming signals in fiber-to-the-home analog video networking applications, TAT6254 Single Family Unit Video Receiver/Amplifier integrates trans-impedance amplification and post amplification on single chip and operates on single 12 V supply. It delivers automatic gain control to maintain constant 21 dBmV/channel output from -8 to +2 dBm. Unit features high gain levels over 32 dB and low equivalent input noise of less than 3.5 pA/rtHz. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Delay/Pulse Generator offers optical outputs.

October 30, 2006

With optical outputs, Model 565 can trigger, delay, gate, and sync multiple devices in high EMI and RFI environments. Users can select timing references for each channel, control both delay and width of each channel, and sum timing of various channels onto any other channel. Generator also offers properties such as divide by N, independent channel gating, and independent channel amplitudes and polarities. Optical and electrical outputs can be combined in pairs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated Circuits support LCD resolutions from QVGA-XGA.

October 30, 2006

FlatLink(TM)3G ICs transmit true 24-bit RGB color data for video content in handheld electronics such as clamshell phones, multimedia players, and digital cameras. Transmitter Model SN65LVDS303 and receiver Model SN65LVDS304 support LCD resolutions of QVGA and HVGA over one subLVDS serial link or VGA over two links, while SN65LVDS305 and SN65LVDS306 transmitter and receiver pair offer QVGA and HVGA resolutions over one single link. Read More