Electronic Products News

NIWeek: PXI brings fast parallel test to 4G

NI is aiming to make wireless manufacturing test more cost-effective as system move to volume production. The key is to run test in parallel to improve throughput. To do this the company has introduced at NIWeek in Austin, Texas today, a multi-standard, multi- DUT and multi-port test…

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Encoder offers 5,000 counts per revolution

Avago AEDT-981x is a family of industrial grade optical encoders offering from 2,000 to 5,000 counts per revolution (CPR) using a code wheel of 11mm optical radius. The devices are three channel incremental encoders – two quadrature plus one index channel – and are rated from -40 to 115…

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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 -150dBc/Hz noise floor. This overall ultra-low phase noise translates to a typical phase jitter of 0.5psec (12kHz to 8 MHz). Packaged in a 9x14mm SMD package, the CVHD-952 is available…

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IDT launches digital re-distortion demodulator

IDT is selling a digital pre-distortion (DPD) demodulator operating from 3,200MHz to 4,000MHz 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…

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