Electronic Components & Devices

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

System-on-Chip suits high-end hard disk drives.

June 23, 2006

Manufactured in 90 nm process, T90 system-on-chip (SoC) IC integrates ST's IP in hard disk controller with 32-bit, 450 MHz CPU core; read channel; SATA interface; and memory. Read Channel IP supports data rates from 300 Mbps to 1.7 Gbps for 2.5 and 3.5 in. disk drives used in mobile and desktop computer as well as server drives. Read Channels encode and decode data flowing between head preamplifiers and SATA interface and memory. Model T90 supports 10-bit high-rate codes. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Linear Power Amplifiers target WiMAX and WiFi markets.

June 22, 2006

Available in 2 models, SZP series 2 W linear power amplifiers operate from +5 Vdc supply and feature adjustable on-chip active bias circuit. Model SZP-3026Z operates over 3.0-3.8 GHz frequency range with 12 dB of gain, while SZP-2026Z covers 2.1-2.7 GHz frequency range with over 12.5 dB gain. Both provide over +26 dBm of linear power at 2.5% EVM. Housed in surface mount SOF-26 package, they have ESD rating of class 1C and 1 million hr MTTF. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Headphone Amplifiers eliminate external blocking capacitors.

June 22, 2006

Housed in micro SMD package, fixed-gain Model LM4920 includes low logic-level capability to interface with low-voltage digital ICs. Building on LM4920 core, Model LM4981 adds up/down volume control that eliminates need for software control. Model LM4982 offers digitally controlled I2C compatible volume adjustment with headphone sense, which detects mono or stereo plug. All use low-noise, inverting charge pump to generate negative supply voltage, allowing outputs to be referenced at ground. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Electronic Components & Devices

Sheet Metal Enclosures enable 100% space utilization.

June 21, 2006

Featuring double-wall steel and aluminum construction, VersaFlex Series Desktop/Rack Mount Enclosures allow mounting of heavy components. They are designed with round edges, 2-tone colors, and concealed mounting screws. Units are available with assortment of accessories including different trims, handles, feet, and shielding upgrades. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

LED Backlights produce red, blue, and green colors.

June 21, 2006

Lens type RGB LED backlights, suited for company's chip on glass LCDs, feature composite 635 nm red, 525 nm green, and 470 nm blue LEDs. Colors can be used individually to show red, blue, or green background colors, or in combination to make violet, yellow, turquoise, and white. Products operate at 3.2 V, drawing 60-120 mA. Standard RGB backlights are available for graphics modules with dot matrices of 128 x 32, 128 x 64, 240 x 64, and 240 x 128. Read More

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

Servo and Spindle Hardware promote position accuracy.

June 20, 2006

Modular Level-Up αi series includes spindle amplifiers, servo motors, power supplies with continuous output up to 100 kW, and 1-3 axis servo amplifiers with HRV4 control and minimal heat generation. Servo amps use single fiber optic cable to connect up to 16 servo axes, and all units utilize energy-saving power source regeneration. Servo motors utilize permanent magnet rotor, while motor-mounted, 16 million ppr encoders feature error correction learning functions. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Leadless SMT Chip Carrier is designed for direct PCB mount.

June 20, 2006

Available in several configurations utilizing Plated Copper on Thick Film (PCTF®) technology, leadless ceramic SMT hermetic packages can be fabricated in sizes from .15-.75 in.² and come in fully hermetic (to 10-8) version. Wraparound interconnections and thermally conductive plugged vias are suited for ground and signal connections. Being plugged via holes with resistance under 1 milliohm results in RF losses below .1 dB at 4 GHz, and SMT enclosures can operate from DC to 32 GHz. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Fused Capacitor protects against short circuits.

June 20, 2006

Using thin film technology, TBW Series Tantalum Fused Capacitor incorporates internal fuse to protect against short circuit failure modes. Capacitance values range from 4.7-47 µF with capacitance tolerance of ±10 to ±20%. Available on standard 7 and 13 in. reels, capacitor series has temperature range of -55 to +125°C and is suited for military and aerospace circuitry applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

High-Current Inductors offer up to 12 A saturation currents.

June 19, 2006

Measuring 0.255 x 0.270 in. with maximum height of 0.197 in., IHLP-2525EZ-01 inductors offer 0.56-10 µH inductance values. They have typical DCR values ranging from 3.4-67.9 mµ and maximum DCR values ranging from 3.6-71.3 mohm, while standard inductance tolerance is ±20%. With resistance to thermal shock, moisture, mechanical shock, and vibration, low-profile, high-current inductors operate under temperature range of -55 to +125°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Barrier Strips mount to PCB or panel.

June 19, 2006

BUCHANAN JC6 series .375 in. centerline dual-barrier strip is rated 20 A at 300 Vac or 5 A at 600 Vac and accepts 12-22 AWG copper wire, stranded or solid. Insulator is UL 94V-0 black thermoplastic and contacts are tin plated brass. RoHS-compliant, molded-to-length product is available in 2-23 positions and can be configured with quick-connect tabs and jumpers, and with choice of SEMS or binding head screws. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Electronic Pressure Switch features all solid-state sensing.

June 19, 2006

Using pneumatic and hydraulic sensing technology, Model PSE10 has no moving parts and is available in versions from vacuum to 6,000 psi. Onboard digital pressure readout is programmable for conventional or inverted viewing, and 360° viewable indicator light makes unit suitable for many applications. Additional features include quick connect electrical connection, fluid connection of ¼ in. NPT or BSP, short circuit protection, and NO or NC switching. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Capacitors are qualified to military specifications.

June 19, 2006

Series T409, T419, and T429 are qualified to MIL-PRF-55365/4 and /11, Styles CWR09, CWR19, and CWR29. They offer 100% surge current testing as option for all case sizes, along with Weibull grading (B, C, and D levels). Components have rated voltages from 4-35 V, and each series is offered in A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and X case sizes. Typical applications include decoupling, bypass, filtering, and R-C timing circuits. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

USB Power Manager/Battery Charger use PowerPath(TM) control.

June 16, 2006

Supplied in 22-pin, 6 x 3 x 0.75 mm DFN package, LTC4089/-5 acts as autonomous power manager, ideal diode controller, and standalone high-voltage switching battery charger for portable USB devices. Switching topology accommodates various inputs, including power sources from 6-36 V (40 V max), 5 V wall adapters, or USB inputs. While LTC4089's switching regulator features Bat-Track(TM) adaptive output control, LTC4089-5 provides fixed 5 V output from high-voltage input. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Radio Modules have multi-standard RF functionality.

June 16, 2006

Families RS200 and RS500 are offered with software-controlled, single-chip RF front end that can handle Band III and L-Band for Digital Audio Broadcasting; medium wave, long wave, and short wave for AM and Digital Radio Mondiale; and Band II for FM. Combined with DSP chip that runs baseband digital radio software and controls RF IC to form 2-chip solution, products take up 9 sq cm on single-sided board design. They use zero-IF and super-heterodyne methods. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Waveform Generator is LXI-certified.

June 16, 2006

Model 33220A Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generator with variable-edge pulses and pulse-width modulation can be utilized for design, verification, and test of electronic components, sub-assemblies, and end products. This 20 MHz generator is suitable for use by engineers in electronics, automotive, aerospace, government, medical, and computer industries. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Low-Power Active Mixer offers 10 kH to 4 GHz bandwidth.

June 16, 2006

Suited for portable or fixed wireless systems, LT5560 can be configured as up- or downconverting mixer. It incorporates double-balanced mixer core design, and Local Oscillator port can be driven with single-ended, low level input from -6 to +1 dBm. When configured as 900 MHz downconverting mixer at nominal supply current of 10 mA, product offers IIP3 of +9.7 dBm, noise figure of 10.1 dB, and conversion gain of 2.6 dB. Product also exhibits -55 dBc port-to-port RF isolation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Data Driver features 96 high-voltage push-pull outputs.

June 16, 2006

Low voltage to high voltage converter, Model HV582, features 96 outputs, each capable of delivering source and sink current of 75 mA at 90 V. Outputs can be individually controlled, set to high or low, or set to high-Z state. IC also features 6 data shift registers, directional data loading control, and CMOS-compatible inputs. Housed in 160-pin LQFP package, Model HV582 is RoHS-compliant and suited for driving inkjet printer heads and flat panel displays for HDTVs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

COTS Digital Receivers use 7 Xilinx Virtex-4 FPGAs.

June 16, 2006

Available in classic 6U VME and 6U VXS form factors, mixed-signal Echotek(TM) Series ECV4-4 extracts clear signals from electronic clutter. Two units can be configured together to enable coherent processing of 8 data channels, doubling channels available for beamforming applications. Four FPGAs function as channelizers, while 2 FPGAs operate as cross-channel processors, and third FPGA is dedicated to board control. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

PCB Plug Connectors support data rates of 10 Gbps.

June 16, 2006

GIG-ARRAY® 12 mm plug connectors provide 200 or 296 signal contacts and add capability for 17 or 27 mm board-to-board spacing when used in combination with company's 5 or 15 mm receptacles. Ball Grid Array connector termination allows easy attachment to printed circuit boards using conventional reflow soldering processes. Offering lead-free and RoHS-compatible connector options, units suit blade server, storage, and networking equipment. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Double-Sided Network terminates high-speed data lines.

June 16, 2006

Model BB1110RC resistor-capacitor network offers capabilities for terminating high-speed memory buses and decoupling high-frequency data line drivers. High-density flip chip BGA-mounted device integrates nine 50 W resistors in series with nine X5R 10 V/0.1 mF chip capacitors on single substrate in center-bussed schematic. Featuring 9 x 3 mm footprint and 2.40 mm board-mounted profile, network features 27 solder balls in 3 x 9 array on one side and components on other. Read More