Linear Battery Charger with Multi-Chemistry Operation

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Linear Technology Corp. recently introduced the LTC4079, which is a 60-V, constant-current/constant-voltage, 250-mA multi-chemistry battery charger. According to Linear, its “low quiescent current linear topology offers a simple inductorless design and accepts a wide 2.7 V to 60 V input … Continue reading

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2014 SoC Conference Early Bird Registration Now Open

Early Bird Registration is now open for the 12th International System on a Chip (SoC) Conference, which will take place at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) from October 22–23, 2014. Early Bird Registration ends October 10, 2014. The conference will include technical presentations, exhibits, … Continue reading

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Encapsulated 60-Watt AC-DC Power Supplies

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XP Power recently announced the ECE60 series of single-output encapsulated 60-W AC-DC power supplies. The ECE60—which is available in either PCB mount, chassis mounted with screw terminals, or in a DIN rail mount configuration—is intended for applications requiring a slim profile, … Continue reading

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MPLAB Harmony Firmware Dev Framework for 32-Bit MCUs

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Microchip Technology announced Monday the availability of MPLAB Harmony Version 1.0, which was described as a “fully integrated firmware development platform for all 32-bit PIC32 microcontrollers (MCUs).”   According to Microchp’s release, “It takes key elements of modular and object-oriented design, adds in … Continue reading

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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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