Electronic Components & Devices

Micrel and Silicon Micro Sensors Partner to Deliver Best-in-Class Megapixel Ethernet Camera for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) & Industrial Vision

MUNICH- – Micrel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRL), an industry leader in high performance linear and power solutions, LAN and timing and communications solutions, and Silicon Micro Systems, SMS, a state-of-the-art optical and micro mechanical sensor systems manufacturer, today announced a brand new HDR-CMOS Megapixel Ethernet Camera for Automotive and Industrial systems. The production-ready camera is...

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KEMET Reveals Plans for New Product Launches and Technology Spotlights at Electronica 2014

KEMET has revealed its plans for Electronica this November, launching new tantalum capacitor families while also showcasing advanced high-performance ceramic capacitors. These new products are expected to further strengthen the company's market position as the engineer's choice for capacitors, filters, relays, EMC solutions, and supercapacitors. Booth 442 in Hall B6 will be the place to see...

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Perle Releases SFP and XFP Optical Transceivers

Perle Systems, a global manufacturer of advanced Ethernet over Fiber and secure device networking hardware, adds SFP and XFP Optical Transceivers to its product portfolio. These hot-swappable, compact media connectors provide instant fiber connectivity to networking gear like Media Converters, Switches and Routers. They are a cost effective way to connect a single network device to a wide variety...

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Pink Terminal Blocks Help in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Pink Terminal Blocks Help in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Since inventing the modular terminal block in 1928, Phoenix Contact has produced many varieties of its signature product, but until this October, the company has never manufactured a pink terminal block. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Phoenix Contact introduced a special pink version of its most popular product, the UT4 terminal block, which helped to raise more...

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Solid Tantalum Chip Capacitors feature hermetic sealing.

Solid Tantalum Chip Capacitors feature hermetic sealing.

Intended for military and avionics applications, TANTAMOUNT® Hi-Rel COTS T25 Series offers low ESR down to 180 mΩ at +25°C and 100 kHz, and is available with surge current testing options in accordance with MIL-PRF-55365. Surface mount units feature capacitance range from 16–50 V with tolerances of ±10% and ±20% and operating temperature of -55 to +85°C, +125°C with voltage derating....

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High Current DC-DC Converters target telecom applications.

High Current DC-DC Converters target telecom applications.

With- 36–75 V input, 75 W Series AVO75 delivers 25 A output current and single adjustable output voltage of 1.2–12 V. Fully regulated, eighth-brick units provide efficiency above 92% and operate from -40 to 85°C. Converters can deliver full usable output power from 48 V input at 55°C ambient temperature with 200 lfm airflow cooling. Available in 2.28 x 0.9 x 0.394 in. open frame or...

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Field Programmable Gate Array suits DSP-intensive operations.

With up to 1.16 M logic cells, 5,520 DSP slices, and 76 Mbits of block RAM, 20 nm Kintex® UltraScale™ KU115 is optimized for DSP-intensive operations ranging from floating point to fixed point. Embedded DSP block, delivering up to 8,181 GMACs for symmetric filtering applications, supports HD video encoding, forward error correction, and cyclical redundancy check for wired communications...

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Osram LEDs Achieve Record-breaking Efficacies in Green Spectral Range

The Hi-Q-LED project coordinated by Osram Opto Semiconductors has developed LEDs with extremely high efficacy and diminished green gap The Hi-Q-LED project funded by Germany's Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has made pioneering advances with green LEDs, greatly diminishing what is known as the green gap phenomenon – the significant drop in efficacy in the green spectral range....

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Down-hole Electronic Connectors Go Miniature for  Logging While Drilling  Systems

Down-hole Electronic Connectors Go Miniature for Logging While Drilling Systems

Miniature connectors designed to perform in extreme temperatures up to 260 degrees Centigrade for improved drilling accuracy. MINNEAPOLIS- – In today's oil and gas industry, as well as the geothermal industry, researchers are pushing further and deeper to reach new supply sources. Drilling tools must work in higher and higher temperatures, reaching up to 260 degrees C. As with all down-hole...

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VPX Boards boost functional density.

VPX Boards boost functional density.

Suitable for data acquisition, software radio, and digital signal processing, 6U VPX Model 57xxx accommodates one Cobalt® Virtex-6 or Onyx® Virtex-7 FPGA XMC module, while Model 58xxx accommodates 2 XMC modules. Boards take advantage of increased I/O to backplane by adding optional LVDS lines from FPGA on each XMC to user pins of VPX backplane connectors. Optional x4 user-configurable gigabit...

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