Electronic Components & Devices


Mentor Graphics and Altera Announce Catapult C Synthesis Accelerated Libraries for High-Performance DSP Hardware in FPGA

WILSONVILLE, Ore., October 22, 2007 - Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) and Altera (Nasdaq: ALTR) today announced a design flow that enables users to implement complex DSP algorithms in high-performance FPGAs directly from industry standard ANSI C++. The design flow, based on Altera's Accelerated Libraries for Mentor Graphics' Catapult® C Synthesis tool, delivers 50-80 percent DSP...

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TAGSYS Announces 'PATH TO V2': Partners, Programs and Products Ensure Easy Migration to Next-Generation HF Protocol

Nov 12, 2007 Cambridge, Mass. - November 12, 2007 - TAGSYS, the global leader in item-level RFID infrastructure, today announced the 'Path to V2' program, a combination of partnerships, programs and products designed to provide customers an easy migration from existing HF RFID infrastructure to EPCglobal's anticipated high-performance RFID standard-HF Version 2 (V2). TAGSYS, IBM and NXP are...

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Signal Receivers

RFIC comes in single tested die.

Model MAX2769E/W is universal, global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receiver for GPS, Galileo, and GLONASS navigation satellite system. Integrated delta-sigma fractional-N frequency synthesizer allows IF programming with ±40Hz accuracy, while on-chip ADC outputs 1 or 2 quantized bits for both I and Q channels, or 3 quantized bits for I channel. Fully specified for operation over -40 to...

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Crystal Oscillators provide low-jitter performance.

Suited for Fibre Channel, Ethernet, 10G Ethernet, SONET/SDH, InfiniBand, GPON, BPON, PCI Express, and SAS/SATA applications, Series DS4-XO crystal oscillators come in 5 x 3.2 mm package. They provide 75-622.08 MHz, low-noise performance over entire -40 to +85°C extended temperature range. Devices integrate PLL circuit to enable high-frequency operation and thermal pad that enables...

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Signal Conditioners

Filter Signal Conditioner features ultra low noise design.

Offered in 4- or 6-pole models, 16-channel, 2U rack-mounted Model 4999 supplies excitation current to IEPE type sensors and remote charge converters, and includes input ground isolation to eliminate ground loops. Although broadband noise is specified at less than 30 Â-µV RMS, unit actually measures at less than 15 µV. Front-panel-selectable, low-pass cutoff frequencies are...

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Controls and Controllers

Thyristor System combines voltage and heater controller.

Featuring fully digital design, Thyristor Power System has 1-, 2-, or 3-phase power unit to 690 Vac and 1,600 A for controlling voltage applied to loads such as heating elements. Phase control, zero crossing, PID input, and local potentiometer control are standard, while RS-485 communication is optional. Applications include heaters, electrolysis, multi-zone heating, voltage-controlled devices,...

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Gate Arrays replace general-purpose logic.

Designed to perform interface and I/O control functions, miniature CMOS-10HD Series includes 2 devices that offer 6,793 usable ASIC gates and 2 models with 21,118 usable ASIC gates. Devices are manufactured using 0.25 micron process with 3 or 4 metal layers, and operate with 2.5 and 1.8 V power supplies. All are available in quad-flat QFN packages suitable for design of consumer products and...

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Transmission Devices support up to 16 CCTV cameras.

Featuring built-in ac power supply, Vi1508VPD 8-channel and Vi1516VPD 16-channel Video-Power-Data combiners receive video from each camera and provide power and PTZ data over single Cat5 cable. Each channel provides isolated 24 or 28 V at 1 A for up to total of 16 A. Units are 1U rack-mounted and follow EIA/TIA 568B structured building wiring standard, suited for structured wiring CCTV.

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KVM Extender supports stereo audio.

With XTENDEX ST-C5USBVA-300 USB KVM Extender, users can extend USB keyboard/mouse, VGA display, and stereo speakers up to 300 ft via CAT5/5e/6 cable. Device consists of local and remote units that provide connectivity to keyboard, monitor, mouse and speakers. Supporting 1,280 x 1,024 resolution at 300 ft and up to 1,920 x 1,025 at shorter distances, extender features keep-alive keyboard/mouse...

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Electronics Coolers

Cooling System offers capacities up to 105 kW.

Available in nominal ratings of 53, 70, 77, and 105 kW, upflow Liebert DS supports applications that require cooling from top of unit in data centers or telecommunications environments that do not have raised floor. Digital scroll compressors allow unit capacities to adapt to changing room conditions as small as ±1°F and ±1% RH. Providing diagnostic and maintenance support,...

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