Electronic Products News

Microsemi launches sensor interface ICs

Microsemi is launching the first device in a family of sensor interface ICs based upon inductive sensing technology. The LX3301A, the first inductive sensor IC in the market using linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) architecture implementations on printed circuit boards (PCB), is designed for applications in the automotive and industrial…

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PMBus digital power chip drives 30A for sub-micron processors

Texas Instruments has introduced its first PMBus synchronous DC-DC buck converters with 20A and 30A current ratings. The TPS544B25/C25 converters are designed for accurate voltage rail setting in designs with sub-micron processors. The converters have a 0.5% reference-voltage accuracy and full differential remote-voltage sensing…

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Lattice superMHL chipset supports 4K video on USB Type -C

Lattice Semiconductor is targeting the upgraded version of the USB connector, known as Type-C, with a transceiver which will support 4K video with concurrent USB 3.1 Gen 1 or Gen 2 data. The transmitter and receiver pair conform to the new superMHL video interface standard that can deliver…

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R&S scopes trigger on Manchester- and NRZ-coded buses

Rohde & Schwarz has added more trigger and decoder options for its RTO and RTE oscilloscopes so that they can be used to debug serial protocols that employ Manchester or NRZ coding. This coding is typically used with interface buses such as Profibus, Dali or MVB. It is also used…

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Crystek low phase noise VCXO

Crystek has launched an Ultra-Low Phase Noise HCMOS Voltage-Controlled Crystal Oscillator (VCXO) providing a -150 dBc/Hz noise floor. This overall ultra-low phase noise translates to a typical phase jitter of 0.5 psec (12 kHz to 80 MHz). Packaged in a 9×14 mm SMD package, the…

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IDT launches digital re-distortion demodulator

IDT is selling a digital pre-distortion (DPD) demodulator operating from 3200MHz to 4000MHz which enhances the performance of the digital pre-distortion transmitter linearisation path of cellular base stations. With its integrated digital step attenuator (DSA) and single-pole-double-throw switch (SP2T), the F1358 DPD joins two other…

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Processor brings 1080p video to car rear-view mirrors

ON Semiconductor has developed a range of image co-processors to work with 1.2 and 2 megapixel image sensors specifically in automotive rear view and surround view cameras. According to Sandor Barna, vice president at ON Semiconductor, the processor will support both 1080p and 720p video in automotive applications…

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USB will carry 4K video with new connector design

Could a USB connector support 4K high definition video? This is what the industry intends and a new look USB connector is likely to start appearing in PCs, TVs and mobiles over the next year. The Type-C connector, as it is called, is expected to take over from the…

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