Compact 20A Hot Swap Controller Integrates MOSFET & Current Sensing

Linear LTC4234

Linear Technology Corp. recently announced the LTC4234, a 20A Hot Swap controller with integrated MOSFET and current sensing, which provides a small footprint hot-plug solution for high-density circuit boards. The LTC4234 ensures safe board insertion and removal from live 2.9-to-15-V backplanes … Continue reading

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Power Monitoring IC for High-Accuracy Power Measurement

Source: Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology recently expanded its power-monitoring IC portfolio with the addition of the MCP39F511. The highly integrated and accurate single-phase power-monitoring IC is designed for the real-time measurement of AC power. It combines the most popular power calculations with unique … Continue reading

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4-Mb Asynchronous SRAMs with On-Chip Error-Correcting Code

Source: Cypress

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. recently started sampling 4-Mb asynchronous SRAMs with Error-Correcting Code (ECC). The on-chip ECC feature of the new SRAMs enables them to provide the highest levels of data reliability, without the need for additional error correction chips—simplifying designs … Continue reading

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New Triple Output High Resolution DC Power Supply

Source: Global Specialties

Cal Test Electronics recently introduced the new Global Specialties 1320 Power Supply. The 1320 can provide continual output power of 200 VA through its three output supplies. It features constant current or constant voltage modes with automatic crossover. With resolutions of 10 mV … Continue reading

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Elektor Publishes the Ultimate Intel Edison Manual

Source: Elektor

Elektor’s latest publication on the Intel Edison is a must have for all those with an active interest in the Internet of Things. The book, Getting Started with the Intel Edison, focuses its attention on the Edison, a tiny computer, … Continue reading

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60-V LED Driver with Internal 4-A Switch & PWM Generator

Linear 3952

Linear Technology’s LT3952 is a current mode step-up DC/DC converter with an internal 60-V, 4-A DMOS power switch. It is specifically designed to drive high power LEDs in multiple configurations. It combines input and output current regulation loops with output voltage … Continue reading

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Registration Opens for 19th Annual Worldwide MASTERs Conference

MicrochipMasters1

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced that registration is open for its 19th annual Worldwide MASTERs Conference at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, AZ.  The Main Conference takes place from August 19 to … Continue reading

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New XMC4800 Microcontrollers with EtherCAT Technology Support Industry 4.0

Infineon XMC4800

Infineon Technologies AG has launched a new XMC4800 series of 32-bit microcontrollers with on-chip Ethernet for Control Automation Technology (EtherCAT) node. With its real-time capability, the XMC4800 series is intended to drive networked industrial automation and Industry 4.0 applications. The EtherCAT node … Continue reading

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Low-Profile PCIe Board Platform

BittWare A5PS

BittWare recently announced today its second low-profile PCIe board—the A5-PCIe-S (A5PS). The new board is based on Altera’s Arria V GZ FPGA, which provides a high level of system integration and flexibility for I/O, routing, and processing. Thus, the A5PS … Continue reading

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Toshiba Expands TX04 Range of ARM Cortex-M4F-Based Microcontrollers

Toshiba TMPM46BF10FG

Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced a new ARM Cortex-M4F based microcontroller for use in secure systems control. The TMPM46BF10FG expands its existing TX04 range and adds enhanced security features that are well-suited to applications in Internet of Things (IoT) devices, energy … Continue reading

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RTG4 Radiation-Tolerant FPGAs for High-speed Signal Processing Applications

Microsemi RTG4-  3-4view

Microsemi Corp. today announced availability of its RTG4 high-speed, signal-processing radiation-tolerant FPGA family. The RTG4’s reprogrammable flash technology offers complete immunity to radiation-induced configuration upsets in the harshest radiation environments, requiring no configuration scrubbing, unlike SRAM FPGA technology. RTG4 supports … Continue reading

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New High-Speed CMOS DDR SDRAMs

Alliance Memory DDR

Alliance Memory recently announced new high-speed CMOS double data rate synchronous DRAMs (DDR SDRAM) with densities of 256 Mb (AS4C32M8D1), 512 Mb (AS4C64M8D1), and 1 Gb (AS4C64M16D1) in the 60-ball 8-mm × 13-mm × 1.2 mm TFBGA package and the … Continue reading

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Power-Saving Flat Panel VCOM Buffer Amplifier

Exar_iML2911

Exar Corp. recently announced a next-generation VCOM control product based on patent-pending innovative architecture. The iML2911 provides a solution to add two additional power supply voltages readily available in panel electronics. The device employs sensing circuitry for VCOM output load requirement … Continue reading

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ARM MCUs wtith Capacitive Touch Hardware Support for HMI and LIN Applications

Atmel Corporation SAM DA1

Atmel recently announced its next-generation family of automotive-qualified ARM Cortext-M0+-based micrcontrollers with an integrated peripheral touch controller (PTC) for capacitive touch applications. The new SAM DA1 is the first series in this Atmel |SMART MCU automotive-qualified product family, operating at a … Continue reading

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Energy-Friendly IC and Evaluation Kit for iOS Accessory Development

Silicon Labs CP2614

Silicon Labs now offers a digital audio bridge chip and evaluation kit designed to simplify the development of accessories for iOS devices. Target applications include audio accessories such as guitar and microphone recording dongles, audio docks, and headphones. The CP2614 IC … Continue reading

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