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Hall-effect Joystick adds z-axis twist and push

Grayhill has introduces a Hall effect x-y joystick with z-axis twist and push sensing. Called Series 67B, the hall-effect sensor magnetically detects the shaft position anywhere its x-y 20°field of travel Push and twist are options, and operate momentary contacts. Inside is a microcontroller to…

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TFT display controller handles compatibility issues

Itron UK has designed a credit card-sized system on module which adds ARM processor class processing and multiple communications peripherals to a TFT touch display controller. Called PumaNova SOM, the module has been designed for simple integration into systems designs such as PLCs, communications nodes and point of sales…

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ADI hits 2.8Gsample/s with 16bit DAC

Aiming at direct digital to RF conversion in E-band (71-76 and 81-86GHz) applications, Analog Devices have introduced a 16bit dual DAC which operates at up to 2.8Gsample/s. Called AD9136 (there is also an 11bit AD9135), it is designed to work with the ADRF672 quadrature modulator…

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RF switch for dual-band DOCSIS 3.1

Peregrine Semiconductor has announced an RF switch chip that enables dual upstream/downstream band architecture in DOCSIS 3.1 data-over-cable customer premises equipment (CPE) devices. “By using dual-band architecture, MSOs [multi-service operators] have the flexibility to offer their customers new and expanded services while CPEs can…

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A quick way to design multitouch TFT displays

If you are facing the task of integrating multitouch colour graphics into you TFT display system, you may be interested in the DX4 evaluation kit being offered by andersDX. The DX4 is intended to provide a simpler rout to prototyping multitouch display designs. There is a PCAP touch screen, either…

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SoC development board uses Zynq-7000 FPGA

Pro Design has introduced a system-on-chip development module based around Xilinx Zynq-7000 FPGA. The Zynq XC7Z045 or XC7Z100 combines a user FPGA with an ARM core processor (dual ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore with CoreSight) and several on board peripherals such as USB 2.0 OTG, Gigabit Ethernet…

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Supply targets low power medical terminals

TDK-Lambda has designed a 100W power supply, measuring 2 x 4-inch, which will be targeted at medical terminals such as eye lasers and respirators. Developed in the UK, the ZMS100 single-output power supply conforms to the new IEC60601-1 3rd edition medical standard with input to output…

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Rohde & Schwarz scope gets signal triggering

Rohde & Schwarz has introduced a serial triggering and decoding option for its RTO oscilloscope, enabling it to trigger on MIPI RF front-end (RFFE) specific protocol data. The decoded protocol content is displayed in a colour-coded format (pictured). Designated the RTO-K40 option, it allows users to directly…

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