Electronic Products News

Renesas adds more DSP to low power IoT MCUs

Renesas Electronics has introduced a low power microcontroller with DSP extensions and a floating point unit (FPU) in its RX series. The RX231 32-bit microcontrollers are based on a new version of the RX CPU core with a performance benchmark score of 4.16 CoreMark/MHz, which is a…

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30W dc-dc in one square inch from TDK

TDK has introduced 30W wide input range dc-dc converters in a 25.4×25.4mm (1x1inch) by 9mm high metal package. Called CCG30, they operate over a 4:1 input range (9-36V or 18-76V) – so 12 and 24V, or 24 and 48V – and have six-sided shielding. Output…

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Panasonic pressure sensors integrate amp and compensation

Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems has a range of semiconductor pressure sensors that integrate amplifiers and temperature compensation circuitry (PS-A units). Precision sensors without amplifier and open wheatstone measurement bridge are also available and in ultra-miniaturised sizes. There are also versions with chamfered pins for improved ease of…

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EDAC integrated connector helps with gigabit Ethernet

Connector firm EDAC is offering a range of magnetic jack connectors that integrate up to ten of the most sensitive discrete components inside a shielded RJ45 housing. Mainly targeting 10/100 Base T and 1000 Base T gigabit Ethernet applications the three device families in the edacJAX range offer single…

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GaN fets for DC-DC converters carry high currents

Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) has introduced two GaN fets that handle 31A continuously – the 200V EPC2034 and the 150V EPC2033. The firm is keen to promote pulse capability, which is 140A for the 200V part and 260A for the 150V part. Both are 2.6×4.6mm, and can operate…

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High speed D-Sub connector cuts RF noise

Smiths Connectors has introduced a rugged high speed D-Sub series connector with 150Ω Quadrax contacts. It has been designed to ground the outer shield Quadrax directly to the shell of the connector, providing minimal RF noise. The connector is specified up to 1,000 mating cycles. To ensure that…

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Real-time clocks integrate a power switch for battery use

Epson’s RX8130CE and RX8900CE real-time clocks (RTCs) are available from distributor Rutronik. Both new modules are available in 3.2 x 2.5 x 1.0mm packages and include an IC and crystal. The RX8130CE is designed for low power and has a built-in power switch function…

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Antenova launches compact antenna

Antenova, the Hatfield-based antenna specialist, has brought out a surface mount, dual-band antenna for the Wi-Fi 802.11n and AC 2.4GHz-2.5GHz and 4.9GHz-5.9 GHz bands, called Mutica. The company describes it as a surface mounted antenna for all dual-band Wi…

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