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Stackable 16 cell Li-ion monitor chip

Lapis semiconductor has announced a lithium-ion battery monitoring chip that supports 16 cells in series. ML5239 can be stacked for higher voltages, and is consumes only 100nA in shut-down. Applications are expected in power storage and uninterruptible power supplies. Each chip has its own ADC, and it looks…

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Small power module drives 90A

Ericsson has introduced a two-phase point-of-load (POL) converter which can be operated as a standalone unit delivering 90A, as well as being part of a larger power system when processor boards require higher current. Built on a two-phase topology, four BMR465 modules can be connected in…

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Microcontroller fits in a USB Type-C connector

Cypress Semiconductor is sampling a USB Type-C cable controller which includes power delivery (PD) on a small footprint. It is designed for use in 2.4mm thin USB Type-C cable connectors. The programmable EZ-PD CCG2 controller is capable of supporting any USB Type-C downstream facing port…

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Tektronix gives 70GHz scope a new form-factor

Tektronix has introduced an oscilloscope with a real-time bandwidth of 70GHz using the firm’s patented Asynchronous Time Interleaving (ATI) technology. For the DPO70000SX oscilloscope Tektronix has made significant change to the control panel of the instrument and reduced the size of the display. According to the company, one…

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SSD backs up legacy semiconductor manufacturing gear

Solid State Disks has launched an  Ethernet-based back-up and restore capability for its family of Compact Flash (CF) SCSI-Flash solid-state drives for storage systems on legacy semiconductor manufacturing equipment…

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3D accelerometer-gyro-comapss includes data fusion

BNO055 from Bosch is a nine axis movement sensor which includes a sensor fusion processor. In a 5.2 x 3.8 x 1.1mm package, it includes: Three axis 14bit accelerometer Three axis 16bit gyroscope with a range of ±2000 degrees per second Three axis geo-magnetic sensor 32…

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Power chip tracks and sequences FPGA voltages

Intersil’s latest synchronous buck (step-down) switching regulator that delivers up to 2A of continuous output current from a 2.7V to 5.5V input supply. The ISL8002B regulator’s output tracking and sequencing of FPGAs and microprocessors can be used for start-up and shut down of multiple…

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10A current sensor used in wind energy designs

Harting has introduced a differential current transformer which is capable of carrying out current measurements at up to 10A. Designed for measurements of ambient conditions in the wind energy sector, the single-piece core transformer has a highly stable mechanical design. The differential current transformer permits the measurement of the…

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