DC/DC Advanced Bus Converter Delivers 1,000 W

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Flex Power Modules has announced the launch of the BMR480, a new DC/DC advanced bus converter that targets high-end and high-power applications and can handle 1000W of power and 96.2 A of peak current. Flex Power Modules is part of … Continue reading

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1 W DC-DC Converters Medical Approved

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MINMAX Technology has announced the MINMAX MAU01M / MSCU01M series, a new range of high performance 1 W medical safety approved DC-DC converters with encapsulated SIP-7 & SMD packages. They are specifically designed for medical applications. The series includes  models … Continue reading

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Wide Range Power Monitor Embeds ADCs

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Analog Devices, acquired earlier this year by Linear Technology, has announced the LTC2992, a wide range I²C system monitor that monitors the current, voltage and power of two 0 V to 100 V rails without additional circuitry. The LTC2992 has … Continue reading

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DFT Plugin Added to Zuken Design Suite

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Zuken  and XJTAG have entered into a partnership to enhance Zuken’s CR-8000 with a design for test (DFT) capability that will improve test coverage during schematic entry. The capability is based on XJTAG’s DFT Assistant, and will be available later … Continue reading

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DC-DC Conv. Does ±1% Voltage Regulation

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Vicor has extended its family of isolated, regulated DC-DC converter modules (DCMs) in ChiP packages, by adding a range of ±1% voltage regulation devices. With unrivaled power densities of up to 1,032 W-per-sqaure-inch, the new series will offer engineers the … Continue reading

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New Version of Altium Designer Previewed

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Altium has completed an exclusive preview tour of its Altium Designer 18 at a series of upcoming global PCB design conferences. Altium Designer continues its focus on delivering new, easy-to-use and productivity enhancing PCB design tools as part of a … Continue reading

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Fully Managed Industrial Ethernet Switch on 3U cPCI

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MEN Micro has announced the G102, a fully managed 3U flexible multiport Gbit switch, with a 29 Gbit/s switch matrix, implemented as a CompactPCI Serial board. It occupies one system slot or one peripheral slot using a 4 HP front … Continue reading

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COM Express Type 7 Board Targets Entry-Level Servers

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Kontron  has introduced its COM Express COMe-bDV7 in the basic type 7 form factor. It is based on the Intel Atom processor C3000 product family offering scalable compute performance and network capabilities especially suitable for low-power entry-level server platforms. This … Continue reading

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Mini PCIe Card Serves Up High-Precision GPS

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Versalogic has released an industrial temperature GPS module that provides access to multiple satellite systems. It offers higher accuracy than previous models, for both location and timing data. Its multi-channel capability also allows better accuracy and coverage in difficult environments … Continue reading

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LLC Controller With < 40mW Standby Power

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Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced an inductor-inductor-capacitor (LLC) resonant controller with an integrated high-voltage gate driver that enables the what TI claims is the industry’s lowest standby power, as well as longer system lifetimes. The UCC256301 provides a cost-effective system … Continue reading

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Cadence Adds Real-Time DFM PCB Design

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Cadence Design Systems provides Cadence Allegro PCB DesignTrue DFM technology that performs real-time, in-design design-for-manufacturing (DFM) checks integrated with electrical, physical and spacing design rule checks (DRCs). The technology, integrated into the Allegro PCB Editor, enables PCB designers to identify … Continue reading

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3.5″ SBC Serves up Skylake Processors

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COMMELL has announced its LS-37K 3.5-inch embedded mini-board based on Intel 6th/7th generation FCLGA1151 Skylake / Kaby Lake Core processor family and Xeon E3-1200 v5 processor. The Skylake PC is claimed to deliver 30 percent better performance than a PC … Continue reading

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Low Power PC/104-Plus SBC has Rich I/O

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Winsystems has announced Its new PPM-C412 series for demanding environments and applications. It offers a broad spectrum of I/O features and the ability to expand functionality in a densely populated, standalone SBC solution. The board delivers greater performance and a … Continue reading

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Gumstix Adds NXP SCM-i.MX 6D/Q Support

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Gumstix, a provider of design-to-order embedded boards, has announced the release of the NXP Semiconductor SCM-i.MX 6Quad/6Dual Single Chip System Module (SCM) to the Geppetto D2O design library and the Gumstix Cobalt MC (Media Center) development board. The NXP SCM-i.MX … Continue reading

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STMicro and Objenious Collaborate on IoT LoRa Network Deal

STM32 Nucleo LoRa kits are now certified and available to developers through ST sales channels.

STMicroelectronics and Objenious are working together to accelerate the connection of IoT nodes to LoRa networks. ST’s development kits certified on the Objenious network are available now, greatly reducing R&D effort and time to market in the creation of new … Continue reading

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