Electronic Products News

TI Delfino MCU gets in-system programming

Texas Instruments’ latest 32-bit floating-point microcontroller, called Delfino, gets in-system programming with the FlashRunner line from SMH Technologies of Italy. The in-circuit programming of the F2837xD microcontrollers, which have two real-time control accelerators (CLAs), avoids the limitations associated with traditional programmable devices (On-Socket or…

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UK manufacturer says semi-flexible RF cables can deliver

UK-based RF connector manufacturer Intelliconnect has decided to supply its own brand of semi-flexible cables as alternatives to Multiflex, T-Flex and Flexiform cables used in defence, security and test system applications. According to the supplier, any small reductions in performance of semi-flexible cables compared with semi…

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Tool debugs multi-core automotive MCU a core at a time

STMicroelectronics’ recently introduced SPC58 ramge of multi-core automotive microcontrollers has a debug tool which can target single cores or the whole device, courtesy of  PLS Programmierbare Logik & Systeme. The Universal Debug Engine (UDE) 4.4.6 will implement programming of the MCU’s integrated flash memory as well…

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Fanless enclosure embeds Intel NUC motherboard

Pentair fanless enclosure provides IP30 protection and EMC shielding for 10x10cm NUC (Intel’s Next Unit of Computing) motherboards. A flexible heat path connects the processor inside with heatsinking integrated with the top cover. “Pentair has developed thermally-conductive elements in metal to transfer the heat from the processors to…

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Highly integrated power supply from LTC

Linear Technology has brought out a high voltage, highly integrated, low noise dual output power supply which takes a single positive input supply (VIN_P) and generates low noise bipolar rails up to ±2•VIN_P without any inductors. The device, LTC3265, includes a boost doubling charge pump, an inverting charge pump…

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Crystek VCXO with low phase noise

Crystek has brought out an ultra-low phase noise HCMOS VCXO with standby mode, featuring a close-in phase noise of -90dBc/Hz @ 10Hz offset and a typical noise floor of -168dBc/Hz @ 100kHz offset. The CVHD-957 is suitable for applications such as: Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) Professional CD…

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Murata power supply provides 12Vdc output at 1,200W

Murata has announced DC-input front end power supply modules with a 1,000VRMS isolated power supply providing a 12Vdc output at 1,200W with a standby voltage at up to 20W. With a power density of 28W per cubic inch, 54.5mm (2.15-inch) width and 1U height…

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Position sensing is all about seeing black

Light-based proximity sensors for use in robots and 3D printers must not be fooled by transparent or black surfaces, says Gabriele Fulco A surprising number of systems depend on the ability to accurately locate and identify physical objects. Robots need not only to detect obstacles, but also to identify…

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