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Solid-State AC Switch Driver aids IEC60335 certification.

Connected in parallel with power path, STCC08 offers integrated switch supervision to save board space and meet IEC60335-1/IEC60730-1 safety standards. Integrated Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FEMA) includes descriptions of 52 cases of failure, and supervisor capability meets IEC60335 by detecting short- or open-circuit failures as well as diode-mode failure of solid-state AC switch. Solution...

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Picor Introduces Cool-ORing(TM) Family Targeting Redundant Power Architectures in High-Availability Systems

No. Smithfield, RI, August 4th, 2008 - Picor, a subsidiary of Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) specializing in the design and development of high performance power management solutions, today announced the Cool-ORing™ Family of full-function Active ORing solutions (PI2121, PI2122, PI2123, PI2125) and discrete Active ORing controllers (PI2001, PI2002, PI2003). These solutions address the...

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Power Conversion ICs come in low-profile package.

Designed to meet ENERGY STAR-® 2.0 Specifications for external adapters, TOPSwitch-HX AC-DC Power Conversion ICs feature L-shaped lead-bend that allows eSIP package to lie flat against PCB with heatsink pad facing upwards. Devices stand 2 mm above board, providing space for heatsink and enabling slender power supply designs from 20-100 W. Applications include adapters for notebook computers, as...

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RF Engines Supply Advanced Designs for LIG Nex1's New Spectrum Analyser

RF Engines Supply Advanced Designs for LIG Nex1's New Spectrum Analyser

Keeping LIG Nex1 at the forefront of spectrum analysis instruments Newport, Isle of Wight, UK - RF Engines Limited (RFEL), the UK-based signal processing on FPGA specialist, have completed the delivery of their latest designs for LIG Nex1's latest spectrum analyser instrument. RFEL have been working with LIG Nex1 of Korea ( www.lignex1.com/tm/index_eng.html) for a number of years, and have most...

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Triacs feature power ratings of 8, 12, and 16 A.

Triacs feature power ratings of 8, 12, and 16 A.

With Gate Trigger Current (Igt) levels of 35 and 50 mA for snubberless designs, BTAxxxx series of triacs are suited for industrial and control applications where isolation voltage is critical and safety is primary concern. Available in isolated TO220 package, they feature blocking voltage to 800 V, on-state current ratings to 16 A rms, immunity to dV/dt up to 2,000 V/us, and balance gate trigger...

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Battery Charger features intelligent charge management.

Enabling electronic devices to be simultaneously powered and charged via AC-to-DC adapter or through USB port, MCP73871 Li-Ion/Li-Polymer Charger is suitable for portable products such as GPS units, phone chargers, PDAs, and Bluetooth-® headsets. Single-chip charger features integrated pass transistor and numerous battery and termination voltage options. Housed in 20-pin, 4 x 4 mm QFN package,...

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LED Driver offers 1 A current sink.

LED Driver offers 1 A current sink.

Available in 5-lead, TO-263 package, Model CAT4101 constant-current, low dropout LED driver is linear-based and does not require an inductor. LED current is set via external resistor connected to RSET pin, which is compatible with voltages up to 25 V, enabling unit to drive strings of up to 10 LEDs, adjustable to 1 A. Device offers high-resolution PWM dimming, instant-on PWM control mode, and...

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Single-Chip LSI integrates functions of Blu-ray disc players.

Single-Chip LSI integrates functions of Blu-ray disc players.

Combining functions of SCOMBO/UM2P and EMMA3P, Model EMMA(TM) 3PF offers analog circuit to process signals from optical pickup, decoding circuit for encoded video/audio, and HDMI to output video/audio. It features on-board USB2.0 host controller, 64-bit 655DMIPS VR5500 CPU application processor, 32-bit 495DMIPS CPU which delivers 1,150 DMIPS, vector graphics accelerator, and still-image decoder....

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IC comes with 90 nm eDRAM for mobile VGA graphic application.

IC comes with 90 nm eDRAM for mobile VGA graphic application.

Designed for mobile phones, music players, and other portable devices, Model -µPD809400 integrates 8 megabits of embedded DRAM memory with graphics processing logic and high-speed graphics data interface, displaying 24-bit full color image data on VGA panels. Fabricated with 90 nm process technology, it integrates large memory, timing control circuits, as well as regulators and other analog...

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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring
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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring

Krueger Sentry Gauge, a leader in chemical sight gauges, now offers the ultimate in aggressive liquid storage monitoring devices. From sulfuric and hydrochloric acid to bleach, and acetone, our products are designed with robust features that deliver a long and trouble-free service life. See our video to learn all about this new and innovative line of sight gauges.

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