5 W AC-DC Converter Boasts Wide Input Voltage Range

Aimtec has announced a 5 W AC/DC converter, the AMEL5-277NZ, that has been designed to offer greater economies of scale due to greater production automation, leading to improved reliability and performance. Offering a wide industrial input voltage range of 85- … Continue reading

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Fuel Gauge ICs Provide 2-Level Li-ion Battery Protection

Maxim Integrated has announced fuel gauge ICs which that company claims offers the most configurable settings for battery safety in the industry and uniquely allow fine tuning of voltage and current thresholds based on various temperature zones. The newest 1-cell, … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Newsletter: Analog & Power

Coming to your inbox on Tuesday: Circuit Cellar’s Analog & Power newsletter. This newsletter content zeros in on the latest developments in analog and power technologies including ADCs, DACs, DC-DC converters, AC-DC converters, power supplies, op amps, batteries and more. … Continue reading

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SEGGER Trace Probes Add Support for Hilscher NetX90 SoCs

SEGGER Microcontroller has added support for the latest Hilscher multiprotocol SoC, netX90, to its J-Trace and J-Link trace probes. Software engineers working with Hilscher’s netX90 can now enjoy the high download speeds of the J-Link and advanced features, such as … Continue reading

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Switching Regular’s Low Quiescent Current Extends Battery Life

Texas Instruments has introduced an ultra-low-power switching regulator with what TI claims is the industry’s lowest operating quiescent current (IQ) at 60 nA, a third that of the nearest competitive device. The TPS62840 synchronous step-down converter delivers very high light-load … Continue reading

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Nissan Taps Renesas MCUs and SoCs for New Skyline Car

Nissan Motor has adopted Renesas’ chips for the ProPILOT 2.0 system featured in the new Nissan Skyline unveiled on July 16. The driver assistance system combines navigated highway driving with hands-off, single-lane driving capabilities, employing Renesas’ R-Car automotive SoC and … Continue reading

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80 V DC-DC Buck LED Driver IC Enables High Dimming Performance

Infineon Technologies has introduced an LED driver IC, the ILD8150/E, that features an innovative hybrid dimming mode technology for achieving 0.5% of the target current. With its supply voltage range from 8 V DC up to 80 V DC, the … Continue reading

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Boards Provide COMe Type 2 Drop-In Replacement Solutions

ADLINK Technology has announced two new COM Express Type 2 computer-on-module, based on 6th and 7th Gen Intel Core Processors (formerly “Skylake” and “Kaby Lake”). The new Express-SL2 and Express-KL2 (shown) modules support all Type 2 related legacy I/Os and … Continue reading

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Next Newsletter: Embedded Boards

Coming to your inbox tomorrow: Circuit Cellar’s Embedded Boards newsletter. Tomorrow’s newsletter content focuses on both standard and non-standard embedded computer boards that ease prototyping efforts and let you smoothly scale up to production volumes. Bonus: We’ve added Drawings for Free Stuff to … Continue reading

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DC-DC Converters Provide High Isolation for Energy Systems

MINMAX has announced the MJA06C and MKA10C series, the company’s latest range of 6-10 W DC-DC converters for MINMAX’s ultra-high isolation power solutions. They have chassis and DIN-Rail mounting package which can be directly installed in a server rack, data … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Results Show Global Reach for PCB Podcast

PCB Tech Talk, a podcast produced by Mentor, has shared its 2019 1st half regional download results. PCB Tech Talk is a PCB design podcast for designers, engineers and electronics enthusiast. The results show that PCB Tech Talk reaches a … Continue reading

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Ultra Small, High Accuracy Sensors Target Medical Wearables

Maxim Integrated Products has announced a pair of sensors. The MAX30208 is a clinical-grade digital temperature sensor that enables new wearable health and fitness use cases at half the power. And the MAXM86161 Is an in-ear heart-rate monitor provides best-in-class … Continue reading

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Firms Collaborate on CAD Component Data Intelligence Effort

Zuken has partnered with SiliconExpert, a specialist in electronic component databases and parts information, to deliver critical component information to engineers within their design environment. The new integration enables engineers to make better component selection decisions, resulting in higher quality … Continue reading

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Zigbee Certified Products Surpass 3,000 Milestone

The Zigbee Alliance has announced there are now more than 3,000 Zigbee Certified products and Zigbee Compliant Platforms available to the market. This milestone highlights the growing market for interconnected products for smart homes and buildings. “Hitting the 3,000th certification … Continue reading

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Design Environment Accelerates Delivery of Data Flow Processor IP

Cadence Design Systems has announced that NSITEXE deployed the Cadence digital design full flow to accelerate the delivery of its high-efficiency, high-quality data flow processor (DFP) IP for automotive and industrial applications. Using the integrated Cadence digital full flow, starting … Continue reading

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