New 8-Bit PICs for Sensor Applications

Source: Microchip Techno

Microchip Technology recently expanded it’s PIC12/16LF155X 8-bit microcontroller family with the PIC16LF1554 and PIC16LF1559 (PIC16LF1554/9), which are targeted toward a variety of sensor applications. The PIC16LF1554/9 features two independent 10-bit, 100,000 samples per second ADCs with hardware Capacitive Voltage Divider (CVD) support for capacitive touch sensing. … Continue reading


High-Performance 4- to 20-mA Output Ultrasonic Sensor

Source: MaxBotix

MaxBotix’s new 4-20HR-MaxSonar-WR sensors are high-accuracy ultrasonic sensors featuring a 4- to 20-mA output. Each sensor is an affordable IP67-rated drop-in replacement for use with existing PLC/process control systems. The sensors reject outside noise sources and feature speed-of-sound temperature compensation. … Continue reading


HumDT Wireless UART Data Transceiver

Linx Technologies HumDT

Linx Technologies recently announced the launch of its 11.5 mm × 14.0 mm HumDT wireless UART data transceiver with built-in networking with encryption. Each module can act as one of three components in a wireless network: an access point that … Continue reading


WaveSurfer 3000 Oscilloscopes with MAUI

Source: Teledyne LeCroy

Teledyne LeCroy recently introduced the WaveSurfer 3000 series of oscilloscopes. The series features the MAUI advanced user interface, which “integrates a deep measurement toolset and multi-instrument capabilities into a cutting edge user experience centered on a large 10.1” touch screen,” … Continue reading


Free IAR Seminiars at ARM TechCon

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IAR Systems will host two seminar days during ARM TechCon 2014 in Santa Clara, CA on October 1 and 2, 2014. The free seminars will include lectures and hands-on training. On October 1, IAR Systems will offer five sessions (11:00 … Continue reading