Dual Ethernet Module Operates as Independent Ports or Switch

Source: NetBurner

The NetBurner MOD54417 network core module provides 10/100 Ethernet connectivity with two Ethernet ports. The ports can operate independently, each with its own MAC address, or as an Ethernet switch, simplifying network infrastructure (i.e., daisy chaining) by enabling Ethernet devices … Continue reading

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New STM32 Micrcontrollers in Small Memory Sizes

Source: STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics’s new STM32F446 microcontrollers feature ARM Cortex-M4 based processing combined with 256- or 512-KB on-chip flash memory options. In addition to using STMicro’s ART Accelerator, the microcontrollers feature smart architecture, advanced flash technology, and an embedded ARM Cortex-M4 core to … Continue reading

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Mouser’s New Motor Control Application Site

Source: Mouser

Mouser Electronics recently launched a new Motor Control Applications site for motor control engineers and anyone interested in control applications. The site features motor control resources and offers components available from Mouser Electronics for building motor control systems. The site’s Applications section segments … Continue reading

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New Power Factor-Corrected AC-DC Drivers for LED Lighting Apps

Source: ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor has announced two new series of power factor corrected (PFC) offline AC-DC drivers for high performance LED lighting applications. Extending the NCL3008x family of products, the NCL30085, NCL30086, and NCL30088 address single-stage design implementations up to 60 W that require high power factor. … Continue reading

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LED Light Engines Deliver Up to 4,000 Lumens

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Innovations in Optics has announced  high-power white LED light engines for OEM fiberoptic illumination. LumiBright Light Engines couple directly to liquid light guides and fiber bundles with no additional optics. They deliver up to 4,000 lumens into the light guide. … Continue reading

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FCC/CE/IC-Certified Bluetooth SMART Beacons

Source: EM Microelectronic

EM Microelectronic’s EMBC01 Bluetooth beacon recently achieved FCC certification for operation within the US, as well as IC certification in Canada and CE certification for operation in the European Union. You can use the compact EMBC01 beacon anywhere iBeacon and … Continue reading

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20-A Step-Down µModule Regulator Optimized for Low VIN to Low VOUT Conversion

Linear Technology LTM4639

Linear Technology Corp. recently introduced the LTM4639, which is 20-A DC/DC step-down µModule (micromodule) regulator. According to Linear, the regulator can convert “2.5 to 7 V main-power system rails to point-of-load voltages as low as 0.6 V.” The LTM4639—which includes an inductor, … Continue reading

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New JukeBlox Wi-Fi Platform for Streaming Audio

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Microchip Technology’s fourth-generation JukeBlox platform enables product developers to build low-latency systems, such as wireless speakers, sound bars, AV receivers, micro systems, and more. The JukeBlox 4 Software Development Kit (SDK) in combination with the CY920 Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Network Media Module features dual-band Wi-Fi … Continue reading

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Lighting and Motor Control Shields for Arduino

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Arduino enthusiasts will be excited to learn that Infineon Technologies has announced two new shields for RGB lighting and motor control. You can use the shields—which are compatible to Arduino Uno R3—with the XMC1100 Boot Kit, which is equipped with a … Continue reading

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B&K Precision Rejuvenates Arbitrary/Function Waveform Generator Line

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B&K Precision announced that it rejuvenated the 4075B Series of arbitrary/function waveform generators with higher frequency ranges, increased arb memory, and a color LCD. The new 4075B Series offers six new models that directly replace the previous 4075 line with … Continue reading

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Low-Jitter 1.25-GSPS Clock Optimizes JESD204B Serial Interface Functionality in GSPS Data Converter Applications

Analog Devices recently introduced the AD9528 JESD204B clock and SYSREF generator defined to support the clock requirements for long-term evolution (LTE) and multicarrier GSM base station designs, defense electronics systems, RF test instrumentation, and more. According to Analog devices, the … Continue reading

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Summit Semiconductor Extended Distance Modules Support WiSA Whole House Audio Specification

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Summit Wireless, a division of Summit Semiconductor (from Portland, Oregon), supported the Wireless Speaker and Audio (WiSA) Association demonstrations at the CEDIA Expo 2014 in September. During the show, WiSA announced new multi-zone requirements and feature set for simultaneous support … Continue reading

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Linear Ultrathin 1.8-mm, 3A µModule Regulator

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Linear Technology Corp. recently announced the LTM4623 3A µModule (micromodule) step-down regulator in an ultrathin 1.8-mm profile LGA package with only a 6.25 mm × 6.25 mm footprint. With solder paste, the package height is less than 2 mm, meeting … Continue reading

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ARM-based Embedded Power Family for Smart Motor Control

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In mid-November 2014, Infineon announced an ARM-based Embedded Power family of bridge drivers offering an unmatched level of integration to address the growing trend towards intelligent motor control for a wide range of automotive applications.  The Embedded Power family offers 32-bit … Continue reading

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New Frequency-Programmable, Narrow-Band Transmitter

Source: Lemos International

Leading RF module designer and manufacturer Lemos International/Radiometrix recently launched a new range of flexible, frequency-programmable, RF power adjustable radios. The new NTX2B Transmitter offers industry-leading true Narrow-Band FM performance. It is available on user/factory-programmable custom frequencies between 425 and 470 MHz. … Continue reading

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