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You can buy NXP's Cortex-M4/M0 dev kit with LCD at element14

You can buy NXP's Cortex-M4/M0 dev kit with LCD at element14

NXP’s evaluation board for the LPC4357 ARM Cortex-M4/M0 based microcontroller comes with a 480 x 272 LCD module.

Designated the LPC4357-K43WQA , the board is available from element14 for €65.33.

The base baord includes the 256-pin ARM Cortex-M4/M0 microcontroller which has up to…

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You can now buy Red Pitaya V1.1 Open Source Instrument from RS

You can now buy Red Pitaya V1.1 Open Source Instrument from RS

A board which can be configured as a two-channel 50MHz oscilloscope by downloading open source software applications from an online marketplace created by Slovenia-based Red Pitaya, is available from RS Components.

With a unit price of £315, the credit card-sized board, the V1.1, can be configured…

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You can buy the new Siemens PLC from RS

RS will be selling the Micro-SPS Simatic S7-1200 programmable logic controller (PLC) from Siemens in October.

This product will replace the supplier’s Simatic S7-200 programmable logic controller (PLC) which is to be discontinued.

The S7-1200 features an integrated Profinet interface, which is standard in all…

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You can now buy Cree RF chips from APC Novacom

APC Novacom is stocking all Cree RF devices that do not require an EU license, including GaN HEMT die.

Cree RF products now available through APC Novacom include: general purpose broadband die, general purpose 28V and 40V broadband GaN high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs), 28V and 50V telecom GaN HEMTs…

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You can buy more Rittal enclosures from Conrad

You can now buy Rittal enclosures for power distribution and climate control systems from Conrad Business Supplies.

Included is Rittel’s latest SE 8 single enclosure for industrial applications such as can be found for compact machinery and equipment, building automation, power distribution units, and automation components.

The distributor now…

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You can buy Molex IllumiMate wire/board connectors from Mouser

Mouser Electronics is shipping the latest IllumiMate 1.00mm pitch wire-to-board connector system and the IllumiMate 1.25 wire-to-board connector system from Molex.

Both designed for LCD screens the illumiMate 1.00mm connector saves about 50% of space compared to IllumiMate 1.25 connector.

Molex Illumimate…

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Design for a constant amplitude sawtooth generator

Design for a constant amplitude sawtooth generator

Design Spark website has posted a new design of a circuit for generating a sawtooth waveform with well defined constant amplitude for applications in pulse width modulation control systems.

The circuit is a generator that produces a sawtooth signal which can be synchronised with an input pulse.

The average output…

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You can now buy FCI terminal blocks from TTI

PCB signal and power terminal blocks from FCI in pluggable and fixed configurations, in various pitch and wire sizes are available from TTI.

The terminal blocks are available in vertical and right angle versions with pitch sizes from 2.5mm up to 19mm, a dual row pin count from 2…

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