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Low cost fanless scope from Rohde & Schwarz

A fanless 1Gsample/s mixed-signal oscilloscope has been introduced by Rohde & Schwarz with a price tag under €1,000. The HMO1002 series of mixed-signal oscilloscopes can be expanded at any time from 50MHz to 70MHz or even 100MHz bandwidth by means of an upgrade option. Other features…

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Design kit for HDMI to USB 3.0 bridge

Lattice Semiconductor and Cypress Semiconductor have worked together on a reference design for a bridge between USB 3.0 and high definition video interfaces such as HDMI and SDI audio/video. The USB 3.0 Video Bridge development kit combines a LatticeECP3 FPGA and the Cypress EZ-USB FX3 USB…

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Micrium RTOS gets bundled with Kinetis MCUs

Micrium’s µC/OS-II and µC/OS-III real-time operating systems are being bundled into Freescale’s software development kit (SDK) for its ARM-based Kinetis MCUs. The safety-certified RTOS can be used in avionics, medical and industrial control applications. Available extensions provide memory protection, greater application…

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Anritsu signal analyser for 1Tbit/s comms

Anritsu has introduced a 32-channel synchronisation function for 32Gbit/s data signals for its MP1800A signal quality analyser. According to the supplier, this function can be used for the making measurements of the next generation communications technologies operating at speeds of 400Gbit/s and 1Tbit/s. When equipped with…

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Prepare for IEC 62368 with X capacitor safety discharger

With IEC 62368 replacing earlier safety standards for TVs and IT equipment, Power Integrations is certifying its X capacitor discharge ICs to the new standard. X capacitors control conducted emissions from equipment, and are connected straight across the incoming mains – meaning that residual charge in them could cause electric shock…

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Power relay switches bicycle charging stations

Omron has designed a DC power relay for use in battery-powered systems and renewable energy applications such as bicycle charging stations, industrial robots and wind generation systems. The G9EJ-1-E is capable of interrupting 15A at 400Vdc yet draws only 1.2W while switching. In order to allow…

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Toshiba cuts cost of motor control with Cortex-M0

Toshiba has added an ARM Cortex-M0 microcontroller to its TX00 series designed for motor control applications in equipment such as multifunction printers (MFPs), printers, consumer electronics, digital equipment and factory automation equipment. Housed in an LQFP64 package measuring just 10mm by 10mm, pin pitch 0.5mm, the microcontroller has…

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