Electronic Products News

DAC has spectral purity for broadband wireless

Linear Technology’s LTC2000A is a 16-bit, 2.7Gsample/s digital-to-analogue converter (DAC) with a spectral purity for broadband wired-and-wireless communications and radar applications. The chip’s spectral purity is 80dBc SFDR at 50MHz output and 72dBc SFDR at 1080MHz output. The device features better…

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Fanless PC has AMD quad-core processor

TinyGreenPC has introduced a smaller version of its fanless PC, which now has an AMD Quad Core processor. Incorporating the quad-core AMD A4 Micro-6700T, the TinyGreenPC fitlet features up to 8Gbyte of memory, Radeon R3 graphics, up to 6Gbyte of solid state STA storage and up to 4Gbit…

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600W power module designed for 48V systems

Artesyn Embedded Technologies has a 600W quarter-brick isolated dc-dc converter which is capable of delivering up to 50A output current with a single fully regulated 12V output. The converter can deliver up to 50A output current and have no minimum load requirement. The ADQ600 series has an input…

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IC gives lithium-ion cell discharge protection

Ricoh has introduced a battery protection IC for rechargeable one-cell lithium-ion and lithium polymer batteries which incorporates a two-step excess discharge current detector, used with an external current sense resistor. The R5486 monitors the charge and discharge process continuously and intervenes when the process is at risk…

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PCIM: Toshiba aims at BLDC sine-wave control

Toshiba has launched a high voltage driver for sine-wave control of brushless dc (BLDC) electric motors. Intended to work with a microcontroller, TPD4204F is rated to 600V and 2.5A and includes six power mosfets as well as driver IC, all in a 30pin surface-mount SOP30 package measuring…

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1-26MHz MEMS oscillator challenges quartz on all fronts

Called SiT8021, power consumption is 110µA for 3MHz, and the device is available in chip-scale packages (CSPs) as small as 1.5×0.8mm. The MEMS part is a 524kHz double tuning fork resonator (see diagram), identical to the one in a similar 32kHz oscillator released three months ago…

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UltraSoC and Teledyne team on debug

UltraSoC and Teledyne LeCroy today will collaborate on debug and validation technologies to reduce time-to-market and overall development costs, they have announced…

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PCIM: Vicor slim-line PSU package takes double-sided cooling

Vicor has developed a slim-line power package for power supplies interfacing with ac or 380Vdc rails in data centres. Called VIA (Vicor integrated adapter), it will come in various lengths and is 36mm wide and 9mm thick – so it will fit along the inside of a 1U chassis, or…

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