DC/DC Converter features integrated boost diode.

Operating from 4.3-38 V input voltage, Model LT3971 features Burst Mode® operation, which keeps quiescent current under 2.8 -µA in no load standby conditions. Internal 2.4 A switch can deliver up to 1.2 A of continuous output current to voltages as low as 1.19 V. Switching frequency is user programmable from 200 kHz to 2 MHz. Housed in 10-lead 3 x 3 mm DFN-10 package, step-down switching...

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Interface IC offers one connection for charging, audio, data.

Conserving board space by eliminating need for multiple connections, MC34825 Mini USB Interface IC helps create smaller consumer products by offering single mini USB connector for external accessories such as chargers, headsets, microphones, and audio/data connections. Analog IC also lowers power consumption and extends battery life by supporting all-passive audio accessories, and intelligent...

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Programmable Logic Controller offers expansion via firmware.

Programmable Logic Controller offers expansion via firmware.

VersaMax® Micro Plus is available with v4.0 firmware, which offers OnLine Programming feature that lets user edit and download logic to PLC without stopping it. Of 8 supported Modbus TCP channels, one is configured for Modbus TCP Client and remaining are used for Modbus TCP servers. Thermocouple and RTD expansion units can support High Accuracy mode with 16-bit resolution. Also, security...

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EM/Mifare Control Terminal enhances commercial automation.

EM/Mifare Control Terminal enhances commercial automation.

Compatible with EM or Mifare cards and tags, RISC-based ACT-457A is all-in-one controller and proximity reader with Windows® CE v5.0 pre-installed. It features 5.7 in. color touchscreen with 640 x 480 resolution and can be set-up and programmed without additional on-site computer. Along with built-in RFID reader, other features include RMI Alchemy(TM) chip with Media Acceleration Engine, 2W...

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Passive Low Frequency Interface wirelessly powers MCU.

Model TMS37157 passive low frequency interface (PaLFI) can wirelessly supply MSP430 MCU, from up to 1 m, to remotely communicate with/power implantable medical devices, track containers, and configure electronic equipment. Unit provides battery check and charge function via RF field. Memory is accessible via SPI and wireless LF 134 kHz interface and no battery is required for data programming...

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ABB Wins $28-Million Power Order in India

400 kV GIS substation to provide compact solution and strengthen western grid Bangalore, August 25, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $28-million order from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), for a 400-kV (kilovolt) gas insulated switchgear (GIS) substation to strengthen the power transmission network in the country's western grid. The...

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ABB Wins $25 Million Power Order in Chile

FACTS solution to increase electricity supply and improve grid reliability Zurich, Switzerland, Sep. 18, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $25 million from Chile's leading transmission utility, Transelec SA, to provide an SVC Light (Static VAr Compensation) installation for its Cerro Navia substation to enhance the capacity and reliability of...

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ABB Drive System Wins the 2009 Science and Technology Achievement Award of CIS

ABB retains the national award and its leading technology is well recognized by an authoritative national institution Beijing, October 23, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced recently that its drive system for paper production lines won the China Instrumentation and Control Society 's 2009 Science and Technology Achievement Award, in the Excellent Product...

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Embedded Controller features Intel Atom N270 processor.

Embedded Controller features Intel Atom N270 processor.

Offering low power operation, compact embedded controller AEC-6420 features SODIMM DDRII 400/533 system memory (up to 2 Gb), SATA/IDE interface, internal CompactFlash socket for storage expansion, and optional SATA HDD kit. It is suited for machine control, factory automation, and building automation applications. Other features include 2 COM, 4 USB 2.0, and one parallel port, as well as 2...

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Low Input Voltage LDO delivers up to 400 mA.

Low Input Voltage LDO delivers up to 400 mA.

Operating from 1.2-3.6 V supply, AS1371 LDO can function at input voltages down to 1.2 V. It offers dropout voltages of 20 mV at 100 mA and 80 mV at 400 mA as well as 50 -µA quiescent current at maximum load. Unit is available with preprogrammed output voltages between 0.6-3.3 V, programmable in 50 mV steps. Featuring -40 to +85°C operating temperature range, it also includes...

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