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Lantronix Wi-Fi module is very small

The xPico embedded Wi-Fi module from Lantronix is available from Alpha Micro. This serial-to-Wi-Fi device has a footprint of 24mm x 16.5mm and is a pin and form factor compatible member of the xPico product family.

The module is available with a  full IP stack…

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Rohde & Schwarz has fast power sensor

Rohde & Schwarz has introduced a power sensor which has a measuring speed of over 300 measurements per second in buffered mode.

The NRP-Z58 has a dynamic range of 55dB (–35dBm to 20dBm). The probes linearity is 0.01dB.

Like the firm’s other thermal power sensors, the NRP…

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Space: SpaceX Grasshopper rocket reaches new heights

In a real-life demo conducted on Saturday, a hovering rocket made by commercial space-flight wunderkind SpaceX climbed 80 metres, or 24 storeys, doubling the rocket’s previous reach into the sky. The flight brought the Hawthorne, California-based company another step closer to building a reusable rocket, a…

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Agilent LTE-Advanced 8×8 MIMO analyser

Agilent Technologies has introduced an LTE-Advanced 8×8 MIMO signal-generation and analysis platform.

It incorporates Signal Studio and 89600 VSA software, as well as the Agilent X-Series vector signal generators and multi-channel signal analyser with up to eight measurement channels.

It can be used for the generation…

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TI 120V, two-output mosfet drivers

Texas Instruments is expanding its range of mosfet drivers with two output gate, 120V boot, high- and low-side drivers which provide up to 4A output current, while handling -10V of direct current (VDC) immunity on the driver inputs.

The UCC27210 and UCC27211 drivers support multiple high-frequency half-bridge…

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Microsemi midspan devices for 60W PoE

Microsemi has added two multi-port devices to its 60W power-over-Ethernet (PoE) midspan family. The devices are IEEE 802.3at standards-compliant and include four-pair powering and gigabit switching support. Microsemi’s PowerDsine 6-port PD-9506G and 12-port PD-9512G midspans will provide up to…

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Linear LT3686 1.2A 37Vin step-down switching regulator

Linear Technology has announced LT3686, a 1.2A, 37Vin step-down switching regulator. It operates down to 3.6Vin and has over-voltage lockout, protecting the regulator and load from transients as high as 55V, making it suitable for automotive load dump and cold-crank conditions, as well as 24V…

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GreenPeak wireless radio transceiver design for home remote controls

GreenPeak has introduced a low power wireless radio transceiver design for home remote control devices. The company has developed a set of reference designs for 2.4GHz, IEEE 802.15.4-compliant modules for integration into TVs, DVDs and set-top boxes. GreenPeak is a fabless semiconductor company based in…

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Digital Foci introduces pocket album OLED series

Digital Foci announced that it will introduce the Pocket Album OLED Series of two new photo viewers at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held January 7-10, 2008 in Las Vegas.  The Pocket Album OLED Series includes the “Pocket Album Deluxe OLED 2.8” with a 2.8-inch screen…

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Siemens sells mobile phone business

Siemens has agreed to sell its entire mobile phone business with over 6,000 employees worldwide to Taiwan-based consumer electronics firm BenQ.

  The business will be headquartered in Munich, Germany, and as part of the deal BenQ will have the right to use the Siemens brand and name for…

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