LTC2946 Wide-Range I2C Power, Charge, and Energy Monitor

Source: Linear Technology

Linear Technology Corp. recently introduced the LTC2946, which is a high- or low-side charge, power and energy monitor for DC supply rails in the 0-to-100-V range. According to Linear Technology’s release: An integrated ±0.4% accurate, 12-bit ADC and external precision time … Continue reading

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New RP6V2 Robot Kit

Source: Global Specialties

Global Specialties recently introduced a new RP6V2 Robot Kit with RC5 remote and battery charger. The C-programmable autonomous mobile robot system is accessible enough for students and electronics enthusiasts to use. It comes with several example programs and a large … Continue reading

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SmartFusion2 Advanced Dev Kit

Source: Microsemi Corp.

Microsemi Corp. has announced a new larges-density, low-power SmartFusion2 150K LE SoC FPGA Advanced Development Kit. It’s meant for board-level designers and system architects who need to rapidly create system-level designs. The kit’s features include: Largest 150K LE development device 2x … Continue reading

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Linear LT3999 DC/DC Transformer Driver

Source: Linear Technology

Linear Technology recently launched the LT3999 monolithic push-pull isolated DC/DC transformer driver with two 1-A current limited power switches. It operates over an input voltage of 2.7 to 36 V and is targeted for power levels up to 15 W, making it … Continue reading

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New 8-Bit PICs for Sensor Applications

Source: Microchip Techno

Microchip Technology recently expanded it’s PIC12/16LF155X 8-bit microcontroller family with the PIC16LF1554 and PIC16LF1559 (PIC16LF1554/9), which are targeted toward a variety of sensor applications. The PIC16LF1554/9 features two independent 10-bit, 100,000 samples per second ADCs with hardware Capacitive Voltage Divider (CVD) support for capacitive touch sensing. … Continue reading

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