Electronic Components & Devices

Electronic Components & Devices, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Double Layer Stencil combines filling, inner-layer stages.

January 14, 2010

Suited for semiconductor applications and component manufacture, VectorGuard® Double Layer Platinum stencil is fabricated through 2-step lithography and Nickel electroforming process before mounted on VectorGuard tensioning technology. Mesh layer holds stencil intact while controlling flow of paste to second layer, and circuit layer determines thickness and shape of print deposits to deliver high-tolerance, fine-dimension printing with accuracy better than 0.1 µm/mm. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Metal Foil Resistors feature hermetically sealed design.

January 14, 2010

Approved as reference resistors for metrology, laboratory, instrumentation, and industrial applications, H and HZ Series oil-filled Bulk Metal® Foil Resistors feature tolerances of 0.001% at 10 ppm, resistance range of 5 W to 1.84 MW, and rise time of less than 1 ns. Maximum TCR ranges from ±2 ppm/°C for H series to ±0.2 ppm/°C for Z-Foil HZ series. In both series, resistive element is mounted on PCB board to which axial leads are anchored. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

FPGA Device offers alternative to ASSPs and small ASICs.

January 14, 2010

With 1,280 logic cells and up to 93 user I/O pins, iCE65L01 mobileFPGA(TM) offers alternative to fixed-function application-specific standard products and ASICs. Programmable device addresses functions such as intelligent battery-life management and interrupt offload for battery-operated, handheld products such as eBook readers and SmartBook computers. iCE65L01 is available in VQ100, CB132, and QN84 packages. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

BiSy ESD Protection Diode comes in low-profile package.

January 14, 2010

Available in 0.6 x 1.0 x 0.4 mm package, VBUS05L1-DD1-G-08 bidirectional symmetrical (BiSy) single-line ESD protection diode provides 0.3 pF capacitance for protecting antennas as well as USB 3.0 and HDMI ports in portable electronics. It operates from 5.5 V supply and offers isolation to ground characterized by leakage current of less than 0.1 µA. Any transient voltage signal exceeding reverse breakthrough voltage of 8.4 V typ at 1 mA will be clamped or short to ground. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Power/Display Optimizer extends portable device battery life.

January 14, 2010

Implemented in portable elecronic devices, Intelligent Display Power Optimizer (DPO) Proven System Block (PSB) works in conjunction with Visual Enhancement Engine (VEE(TM)) v2.0 to deliver TV-quality viewing experience and up to 80% reduction in backlight power usage. Single-chip solution's VEE examines video bit stream in real-time, on pixel-by-pixel basis, and also runs comparative algorithms to ensure integrity of original content is maintained. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Display Driver IC optimizes power use in portable devices.

January 14, 2010

ArcticLink® II VX2 is used in display sub-systems of phones, netbooks/smartbooks, mobile TV devices, and PNDs. Providing TV-quality visual experience, embedded Visual Enhancement Engine v2.0 leverages pixel-by-pixel processing to be effective in all lighting conditions. Up to 32 Mb embedded frame buffer supports up to WSVGA resolution and 24-bit color depth, while programmable fabric supports suite of Proven System Blocks and customer-specific peripheral connectivity. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Power MOSFET delivers space savings for small-signal applications.

January 14, 2010

Housed in 1 x 0.6 x 0.43 mm SOT-923 package, SiM400 is 60 V N-channel power MOSFET that offers on-resistance of 3.9 W at VGS of 10 V, 4.8 W at 4.5 V, and 8 W at 3.5 V. Unit provides ESD protection up to 1,500 V and is lead-free, halogen-free, and RoHS-compliant. It is suited for range of small-signal switching applications including miniaturized motors in digital still/video cameras, electroluminescent backlighting, and boost DC-DC converters. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Nework Attached Storage SoCs are Linux-based, maximizing transfer.

January 14, 2010

Featuring Trident architecture, NAS 7800 Series combines dual-core ARM 11 multiprocessor with multiple NAS application specific hardware engines and software acceleration modules. Acceleration functions include encryption, hashing, RAID, audio, VoIP, and routing. Non-volatile memory is not required on board as device can boot from disk drive. Able to centralize storage and manage high-speed streaming of multiple digital mediums, SoCs support routers/gateways, DVRs, and set-top boxes. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Video Processor SoC targets pocket-sized hybrid cameras.

January 14, 2010

Produced on 45 nm CMOS process technology, A5s series delivers full HD recording and 14 MP still photography capabilities as well as support for simultaneous capture of HD and internet video. Its 533 MHz ARM11 CPU and graphic capabilities enhance pocket-sized cameras with features such as smart-touch screen, GUI, and wireless networking. In addition to H.264 compression technology, features include spatio-temporal filters and automatic local exposure correction. Read More

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

Synchronous Buck Regulator consumes minimal quiescent current.

January 14, 2010

Using current control architecture, ISL8014A monolithic, synchronous step-down DC/DC converter delivers up to 4 A continuous output current from 2.8-5.5 V input supply. It integrates pair of low ON-resistance P- and N-Channel internal MOSFETs, and 100% duty-cycle operation allows less than 400 mV dropout voltage at 4 A output current. Configurable for discontinuous or forced continuous operation at light load, IC offers SYNC input, fault protection, and 1 MHz PWM switching frequency. Read More

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

Synchronous Buck Regulator features 3 A quiescent current.

January 14, 2010

Housed in 4 x 4 QFN lead-free package, ISL8013A step-down DC/DC converter integrates pair of low ON-resistance P-channel and N-channel internal MOSFETs, and delivers up to 3 A continuous output current from 2.8-5.5 V input. Unit's 100% duty-cycle operation allows less than 300 mV dropout voltage at 3 A output current. PWM switching frequency of 1 MHz allows use of small external components, while SYNC input enables multiple ICs to synchronize out of phase to minimize ripple. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

ABB Wins Metals Order in Saudi Arabia

January 13, 2010

Electrical and automation technology to maximize efficiency in new ArcelorMittal plant<4444>Zurich, Switzerland, January 6, 2010 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order to provide electrical and automation equipment and related services for a new seamless-tube mill and pipe production plant in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The project is a joint venture between... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

Avago Technologies' Automotive-Grade Optocouplers Selected for Use in Mazdas New Hydrogen/Gas Powered Hybrid Vehicle

January 13, 2010

R2Coupler Isolation Products Being Used for Electric Power Generation Automaker's Premacy 'Green Cars'<4444>SAN JOSE, CA, and SINGAPORE, January 6, 2010 -- Avago Technologies (Nasdaq: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced that Yaskawa Electric Corporation has selected two of its latest R2Coupler(TM)... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Stainless Steel Electrode suits general purpose welding.

January 13, 2010

Available in diameters from .035 to 3/16 in., Arcos 316LSi bare wire electrode with high silicon content is developed for GMAW and GTAW welding. It handles temperatures up to 750°F and provides smooth bead appearance. Applications include piping systems, food service equipment, chemical processing plants, and pharmaceutical facilities. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Tantalum Capacitors offer low ESR of 80 m<font face='Symbol'>W</font>.

January 13, 2010

Available in C case size (6032-26), TPS Series low ESR tantalum capacitors are suited for smoothing and filtering on 3.3 V power rails, as well as for battery support in handheld devices. They feature max direct leakage current of 19.8 μA, max dissipation factor at 120 Hz of 12%, and operating temperature of -55 to +125°C. Devices meet requirements of AEC-Q200 for automotive industry. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Bandpass Interference Filters feature 10 nm bandwidth.

January 13, 2010

Available in 12.5, 25, and 50 mm diameters and variety of center wavelengths from 405-980 nm, TECHSPEC® Hard Coated Bandpass Interference Filters are fabricated using Advanced Plasma Reactive Sputtering coating technology, which prevents filter degradation by protecting against environmental conditions, such as temperature and humidity. Custom hard coated filters, with optical densities greater than 6.0 and transmission greater than 90% can be developed for OEM instrumentation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

PCB Connector suits high-speed edgecard applications.

January 13, 2010

EdgeLine(TM) CoEdge Connector is one-piece, 25 Gbps connector that is configured to meet industry standard pitch of .031 in. Low-profile, dual-sided edgecard connector supports 16 PCB thickness variations with multiple circuit sizes. Ensuring PCBs are aligned at centerline to allow for uniform signal path across length of connector, unit also includes keying and locking features to secure unit to PCB and simplify board alignment during mating. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Energy Harvesting Power Supply suits piezoelectric transducers.

January 13, 2010

Operating from input voltage range of 2.7-20 V, Model LTC3588-1 integrates low-loss, full-wave bridge rectifier with buck converter to harvest ambient vibrational energy via piezoelectric transducers and then convert it to regulated output. DC/DC converter delivers up to 100 mA of continuous output current, and output can be programmed to 1.8, 2.5, 3.3, or 3.6 V fixed voltage. Housed in 3 x 3 mm DFN or thermally enhanced MSOP-10 package, IC features no load quiescent current of 950 nA. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Dual-Channel Transceiver integrates isolated power.

January 13, 2010

With 2,500 Vrms of galvanic isolation, 2-channel µModule® LTM2882 guards against ground-to-ground differentials and common mode transients. Unit breaks ground loops by isolating logic level interface and line transceiver using internal inductive signal isolation. DC-DC converter generates power supplies for driving RS232 levels and provides additional isolated 5 V supply output. Operating up to 1 Mbps, ±10 kV ESD-protected transceiver consumes 30 µA of shutdown current when disabled. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Digital Accelerometers utilize MEMS technology.

January 13, 2010

Measuring 2 x 2 mm, 3-axis Digital Accelerometers consume less than 10 µA at sampling rate of 100 Hz. Units provide click and double-click recognition, motion-detection/wake-up, and 4D/6D orientation detection. Containing temperature sensor and 3 ADCs, devices integrate with companion chips, such as gyroscopes. Two programmable interrupt signals enable immediate notification of motion detection, click/double-click events, and other conditions. Read More