New Microcontrollers Feature Advanced Analog & Digital Integration

Microchip PIC16(L)F1769

Microchip Technology recently announced a new family of 8-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) with the PIC16(L)F1769 family, which is the first to offer up to two independent closed-loop channels. This is achieved with the addition of the Programmable Ramp Generator (PRG), … Continue reading

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Two Source/Measure Units for N6700 Modular Power Systems

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Keysight Technologies recently added two source/measure units (SMUs) to its N6700 Series modular power systems. The N6785A two-quadrant SMU is for battery drain analysis. The N6786A two-quadrant SMU is for functional test. Both SMUs provide power output up to 80 … Continue reading

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New IoT-Enabled Product Portfolio and Services

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Wind River recently announced that it has enhanced and expanded its Wind River Helix product portfolio to address the system-level opportunities and challenges of the Internet of Things (IoT). In addition, the company has created an IoT professional services offering … Continue reading

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4-PLL Clock Generators for Next-Gen Consumer and Networking Products

CY27410 4-PLL Clock Generator

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. has announced a new high-performance programmable clock generator family that’s intended to simplify the design of consumer and networking systems. The new CY27410 4-PLL (phase-locked loop) clock generator can generate up to 12 programmable output frequencies on … Continue reading

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New Motion Module for Easy Motion Monitoring

Microchip MM7150

Microchip Technology announced at the Embedded World conference in Germany the MM7150 Motion Module, which combines Microchip’s SSC7150 motion co-processor combined with nine-axis sensors. Included in compact form factor are an accelerometer, magnetometer, and gyroscope.  With a simple I2C connection … Continue reading

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SIMPLE SWITCHER Nano Modules

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Texas Instruments has introduced four new SIMPLE SWITCHER nano power modules for space-constrained applications. The compact 17- and 5-V modules expand TI’s SIMPLE SWITCHER module portfolio to address 100-mA to 2-A industrial designs, such as servers, factory automation, test and measurement, … Continue reading

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3.3-V/5-V 4-Mbps CAN Transceiver

Linear LTC2875

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC2875, an exceptionally rugged, high-voltage-tolerant controller area network (CAN) transceiver to greatly reduce field failures without the need of costly external protection devices. In practical CAN systems, installation cross-wiring faults, ground voltage faults or lightning … Continue reading

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New ENA Vector Network Analyzer Advances Performance & Speed

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Keysight Technologies recently announced the E5080A ENA vector network analyzer (VNA), which offers a valuable combination of RF measurement performance and speed, enabling a  10× improvement in test time. The new ENA uses the Keysight PNA- and PXI-Series software architecture, making it … Continue reading

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Pre-Compliance EMC Probe Kits

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Saelig Company recently announced the availability of the TBPS01-TBWA2 EMC Probe Kit (Singapore-based Tekbox Digital Solutions), which includes investigative near-field probes and a wideband amplifier to increase the versatility of economical spectrum analyzers to identify EMC issues. The TBPS01-TBWA2 EMC Probe Kit … Continue reading

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Quad Channel DPWM Step-Down Controller

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Exar Corp. has introduced the XR77128, a universal PMIC that drives up to four independently controlled external DrMOS power stages at currents greater than 40 A for the latest 64-bit ARM processors, FPGAs, DSPs and ASICs. DrMOS technology is quickly growing in … Continue reading

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M2M/IoT Integration Platform

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Eurotech recently announced the official release of Everyware Cloud 3.5 (EC), the M2M/IoT Integration Platform. The EC machine-to-machine (M2M) Integration Platform is intended to simplify device and data management by connecting distributed devices over secure and reliable cloud services. It enables you to … Continue reading

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Client Profile: EarthLCD

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Circuit Cellar prides itself on presenting readers with information about innovative companies, organizations, products, and services relating to embedded technologies. This space is where Circuit Cellar enables clients to present readers useful information, special deals, and more. CLIENT EarthLCD.com www.earthlcd.com … Continue reading

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Frequency-Programmable Transceiver

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The new Multi-Use Radio Service (Mini-MURS) NiM1B-154.570-5-12.5-MURS is a frequency-programmable narrow band transceiver that offers a low-power, reliable data link in a Lemos /Radiometrix transceiver standard pinout and footprint. It’s suitable for licensed and unlicensed VHF allocations, FCC part 90 … Continue reading

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Clamshell Spring Pin QFN Socket

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Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new QFN socket addressing high performance requirements for testing QFN devices – CBT-QFN-7039. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 17-g actuation force per ball and cycle life of 50,000 insertions. The self inductance … Continue reading

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New IGBTs for Switching Frequencies from 50 Hz to 20 kHz

Infineon TO-247-4-L5

Infineon Technologies recently introduced a new class of low saturation voltage V CE(sat) IGBTs specifically optimized for low switching frequencies ranging from 50 Hz to 20 kHz. These can typically be found in applications such as uninterruptible power supply (UPS) as well … Continue reading

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