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

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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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High-Temperature Families of N-channel Power MOSFET with Integrated Driver

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X-REL Semiconductor has unveiled two new product families targeting power conversion applications in demanding markets including aerospace, industrial, hybrid and electric vehicles, transportation, geothermal, and oil and gas. The XTR20410 and XTR20810 product families comprise flexible devices with power N-channel … Continue reading

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Power Analyzer with Touch-Driven Scope Visualization

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Keysight Technologies recently introduced a power analyzer that combines accurate power measurements and touch-driven oscilloscope visualization capability in a single instrument. The IntegraVision power analyzer enables R&D engineers who are designing and testing electronic power conversion systems to access dynamic views … Continue reading

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H.264 Video I/O Companion Integrated Circuits

Microchip OS85621

Microchip Technology has announced the availability of the OS85621 and OS85623, which are the world’s first H.264 video I/O companion integrated circuits (ICs) optimized for the Media Oriented Systems Transport (MOST) high-speed automotive infotainment and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) network technology.  … Continue reading

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Skkynet Expands Secure Cloud Service Registration for Embedded and IoT System Users

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Skkynet Cloud Systems recently opened registration for its Secure Cloud Service, giving system engineers and managers of industrial, embedded, and Internet of Things (IoT) systems quick and easy access to a secure, end-to-end solution for networking data in real time. The … Continue reading

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8-MHz, 16-Bit, USB Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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ACCES I/O Products has announced the release of a new USB high-speed arbitrary waveform output board with flexible ranges and configurable digital I/O lines. Industry-standard BNC connectors are used for the analog waveform output and the gate control input, while … Continue reading

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Radiation-Hardened QDR-II+ SRAMs Achieve QML Class V Certification

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Cypress Semiconductor Corp. recently announced its radiation-hardened (RadHard) 72-Mb Quad Data Rate II+ (QDR-II+) SRAMs and 4-Mb fast asynchronous SRAMs have achieved Qualified Manufacturers List Class V and Class Q requirements—the highest standards of quality and reliability for aerospace-grade ICs. The … Continue reading

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New Power MOSFET Drivers Feature Thermally Efficient, Small Packages

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Microchip Technology recently announced the first power MOSFET drivers in a new product family—the MCP14A005X and MCP14A015X. The drivers feature a new driver architecture for high-speed operation. The new devices’ small packaging (SOT-23 and 2 mm × 2 mm DFN packages) enables higher … Continue reading

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Industry’s Smallest Dual 3A/Single 6A Step-Down Power Module

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Intersil Corp. recently announced the ISL8203M, a dual 3A/single 6A step-down DC/DC power module that simplifies power supply design for FPGAs, ASICs, microprocessors, DSPs, and other point of load conversions in communications, test and measurement, and industrial systems. The module’s … Continue reading

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NexFET N-Channel Power MOSFETs Achieve Industry’s Lowest Resistance

TI CSD16570Q5B

Texas Instruments recently introduced 11 new N-channel power MOSFETs to its NexFET product line, including the 25-V CSD16570Q5B and 30-V CSD17570Q5B for hot swap and ORing applications with the industry’s lowest on-resistance (Rdson) in a QFN package. In addition, TI’s new … Continue reading

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µTrace Supports New LPC54100 Series Microcontrollers

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Lauterbach has announced its support for the new NXP Semiconductors LPC54100 Series of microcontrollers. NXP recently introduced its LPC54100 series, which achieves industry leading power efficiency and is ideally suited for “always-on” sensor-based products. Lauterbach has supported the LPC54100 Series … Continue reading

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GestIC Controller Enables One-step Design-in of 3-D Gesture Recognition

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Microchip Technology recently announced a new addition to its patented GestIC family. The new MGC3030 3-D gesture controller features simplified user-interface options focused on gesture detection, enabling true one-step design-in of 3-D gesture recognition in consumer and embedded devices. Housed … Continue reading

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AIR Module Enabled by Broadcom’s WICED Smart Bluetooth Technology

AnarenDevKit

Anaren’s Wireless Group announced the release of its first AIR for Wiced Smart Bluetooth module and Atmosphere on-line developer platform as part of a strategic engagement with Broadcom Corp. This new relationship advances the goal of both companies to support … Continue reading

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New Oscilloscopes with Capacitive Touch Screens, Zone Triggering

Keysight InfiniiVision

Keysight Technologies recently introduced the InfiniiVision 3000T X-Series digital-storage and mixed-signal oscilloscopes  with intuitive graphical triggering capability. This new oscilloscope series delivers capacitive touch screens and zone triggering to the mainstream oscilloscope market for the first time. The scopes help engineers overcome … Continue reading

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