New Precision Rail-to-Rail Op-Amps

Linear LTC6258

Linear Technology’s new LTC6258/59/60 and LTC6261/62/63 are part of a family of power-efficient op-amps ranging from 1.3 MHz GBW product at 20 µA supply current to 720 MHz GBW product at 3.3 mA supply current. The op-amps operate on 1.8-to-5.25-V … Continue reading






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BitCloud 4.0 Complete ZigBee Software Development Kit

Zigbee Microchip

Microchip Technology recently announced the industry’s first ZigBee alliance-certified ZigBee platform with ZigBee PRO and Green Power features (formerly ZigBee 3.0). The software stack and corresponding BitCloud 4.0 software development kit is well-suited for the design of home automation and … Continue reading






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Mouser Stocks STM32 LoRaWAN Discovery Board

Mouser_STSTM32LoRaWAN

Mouser Electronics currently offers the STMicroelectronics STM32 LoRaWAN Discovery Board. The new Discovery Kit and I-NUCLEO-LRWAN1 STM32 LoRa Arduino-compatible extension board (available to order from Mouser) offer you a development platform for learning and evaluating solutions based on LoRa and … Continue reading






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New Audio DAC Offers High-Res Audio to Pro Audio Devices

Cirrus CS43130

Cirrus Logic recently introduced the CS43130 MasterHIFI, which is a low-power, digital-to-analog converter (DAC) featuring a headphone amplifier. Operating at 4× lower power consumption, the CS43130 DAC supports Direct Stream Digital (DSD) formats and includes a NOS Filter and 512 single-bit … Continue reading






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New Range of RF Building Blocks

CML CMX901

CML Microcircuits recently released a new range of RF power amplifiers. The CMX901 is a three-stage wideband, high-gain, high-efficiency RF power amplifier IC operating over 130 to 950 MHz. The device is ideally suited for use in VHF/UHF radio applications … Continue reading






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New Cyclone 10 FPGA Family

Cyclone INTEL

Intel recently launched the Intel Cyclone 10 family of FPGAs. Well suited for IoT applications, the new FPGAs are designed to deliver fast and power-efficient processing. They can collect and send data, and make real-time decisions based on the input from IoT … Continue reading






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New Electrical Installation Calculation Software

elec-calc Trace

Trace Software International recently released elec calc 2017, which is a software solution that enables the real-time sizing of electrical installations. elec calc complies with various international standards. Features, specs, and benefits: Calculations: power balance calculation; cable cross-section calculation; operating … Continue reading






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D-Stick Simplifies Project Development

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The ME Labs Standard D-Stick provides all the functionality of Microchip Technology’s 40-pin PIC16F1937 in a hardware module that includes a USB on-board programmer and virtual COM port. It’s a compact, easy-to-use alternative to connecting a serial port, programmer, and … Continue reading






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Updated LiveLink for SOLIDWORKS

COMSOL recently updated LiveLink for SOLIDWORKS. An add-on to the COMSOL Multiphysics software, LiveLink for SOLIDWORKS enables a CAD model to be synchronized between the two software packages. Furthermore, it provides easy access for running simulation apps that can be used … Continue reading






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New Reflective Optical Sensor for Industrial and Medical Applications

TT Electronics TT058

TT Electronics recently introduced the Photologic V OPB9000, which is a reflective CMOS logic output sensor with programmable sensitivity, output polarity, and drain select. It provides dependable edge and presence detection of reflective media under a wide range of ambient … Continue reading






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Highly Accurate 60-V I²C Battery Cell Monitor

Linear Technology LTC2944

Linear Technology Corp. recently introduced the LTC2944 multicell battery monitor, which makes direct measurements of 3.6-to-60-V battery stacks. No level shifting circuitry on the supply and measurement pins is required to interface with multicell voltages, so total current consumption is minimized … Continue reading






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WattUp Wireless Power RF-Transmit IC

Dialog Semiconductor and Energous Corp. recently announced the availability of the DA4100 RF-transmit integrated circuit (IC), which is intended to simplify the implementation of WattUp wireless power transmitter systems. The WattUp wireless power RF-transmit IC integrates the ARM Cortex-M0+, RF transmitter, … Continue reading






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PW1-928 RF Data Transceiver Module

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The PW1-928 RF transceiver module is intended for the reliable bidirectional transfer of digital data over distances of over 300′ in cluttered urban environments (more than half a mile in true line of sight). The module—which operates in the 902-to-928-MHz … Continue reading






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Arduino-Based Liquid Level-Sensing Hardware

SST Sparkfun

SST Sensing and Sparkfun recently developed an easy-to-use solution for single-point liquid detection using infrared technology. Highly accurate and reliable, the solution features an Optomax Digital liquid level switch, which is connected to an Arduino board via the TTL output … Continue reading






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Multiphase 12-A DC-DC Buck Converter

Dialog Semiconductor recently announced the DA9210-A power management IC (PMIC). A multiphase, automotive-grade, 12A DC-DC buck converter, the DA9210-A supplies the high current core rails of microprocessor devices. Designed for automotive applications, the DA9210-A is optimized for the supply of CPUs … Continue reading






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