Anker Selects Cypress’ USB-C Controller for New Charger Family

Cypress Semiconductor has announced that its USB-C controller with USB Power Delivery (PD) was selected by Anker for integration into Anker’s new family of USB-C chargers. With the integration of Cypress’ EZ-PD CCG3PA with USB PD, Anker’s new family of … Continue reading

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Low-Profile 180 W AC-DC Power Supplies Provide 94% Efficiency

XP Power has launched a new range of 180-Watt U-channel AC-DC power supplies that are intended for space-constrained medical (BF), industrial and IT applications. The low-profile devices are just 29.5 mm high and occupy a small 107.6 mm x 62.8 … Continue reading

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2 W DC-DC Converters Offer Compact Open-Frame SMD Package

RECOM has announced its R2SX series of compact 2W DC/DC converters suited for bus isolation and a wide range of industrial automation control equipment. Their low profile and compact 15.24 mm x 11.1 mm x 8.0 mm footprint saves space … Continue reading

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SiC Power Device Family Targets Electric Vehicle Needs

Microchip Technology, via its Microsemi subsidiary, has announced the production release of a family of Silicon Carbide (SiC) power devices that leverage the ruggedness and the performance benefits of wide-bandgap technology. Complemented by Microchip’s broad range of MCUs and analog … Continue reading

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8 GHz 12-bit ADC Boasts 10.5 GSPS Sampling Rate

Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced a new ultra-high-speed ADC with what it claims is the industry’s widest bandwidth, fastest sampling rate and lowest power consumption. The ADC12DJ5200RF helps engineers achieve high measurement accuracy for 5G testing applications and oscilloscopes, and … Continue reading

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mmWave Chipset Solution Eases 5G System Design

Analog Devices has introduced a new solution for millimeter wave (mmWave) 5G featuring high-integrations for next gen cellular network infrastructure. The solution combines ADI’s advanced beamformer IC, up/down frequency conversion (UDC) and additional mixed signal circuitry. ADI is calling this … Continue reading

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Fanless Industrial IoT Gateway Boasts Small Form Factor

WIN Enterprises has announced the PL-80580, a fanless, small form factor for use as an Industrial IoT (IIoT) Gateway, and for networking applications requiring the small footprint and temperature tolerance of industrial applications. The small footprint of the PL-80580 (216 … Continue reading

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IDE for ST’s STM32Cube MCU Ecosystem Available for Free

STMicroelectronics (ST) is offering a free all-in-one STM32 development tool now as part of its STM32Cube software ecosystem. The STM32CubeIDE leverages ST’s 2017 acquisition of embedded-development-tool vendor Atollic. It is offered under industry-standard open license terms and adds dedicated STM32-specific … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Newsletter: Analog & Power

Coming to your inbox on Tuesday: Circuit Cellar’s Analog & Power newsletter. This newsletter content zeros in on the latest developments in analog and power technologies including ADCs, DACs, DC-DC converters, AC-DC converters, power supplies, op amps, batteries and more. … Continue reading

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Embedded File System Adds RAID5 Support

SEGGER Microcontroller has added a RAID5 option to its emFile embedded file system to maximize data integrity and reliability. RAID5 delivers a high level of data integrity by providing an additional layer of fail-safety on top of the CRC and/or … Continue reading

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Space Qualified DC-DC Converters Leverage GaN Technology

VPT has released its SGRB Series of space qualified DC-DC converters. Using advanced GaN technology, the SGRB is capable of very high efficiency, up to 95%, as well as radiation tolerance. A fixed-frequency reduced voltage switching topology results in very … Continue reading

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30 W DC-DC Converters Blend High Power Density, Compact Size

MINMAX Technology has announced the MINMAX MJWI30 series range of 30 W isolated DC-DC power modules with ultra-wide input ranges in the compact 1” x 1” package measuring only 1.0” × 1.0” × 0.4”. The devices offer a very high-power … Continue reading

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Dev Tools Extend Transportation Safety Standards Coverage

IAR Systems has updated the functional safety editions of the leading embedded development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench with new functional safety certificates. The new certificates add the standard EN 50657:2017 “Railways Applications – Rolling stock applications – Software on Board … Continue reading

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Open-Spec Omega2 LTE SBC Features Cat 4 and GNSS

By Eric Brown Last December, Onion updated its MIPS-based, WiFi-enabled Omega2 board with a similarly OpenWrt-driven Omega2 Pro SBC that increased RAM to 512 MB and flash to 8 GB and added real-world USB host and micro-USB ports. Now, the company has … Continue reading

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Khadas Vim3 SBC Rides High with Cortex-A73 SoC and NVMe Support

By Eric Brown Khadas has unveiled a “Khadas Vim3” SBC that runs Linux on an Amlogic S922X with 4x -A73 and 2x -A53 cores, with a future model featuring a neural processor. You get up to 4 GB RAM and … Continue reading

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