Tech news tagged ‘products’

China manufactures $16trn debt

China’s massive manufacturing machine works on minuscule margins. Maybe, wonders David Manners, it would have been better if China had built up the quality of its educational system so that its own clever citizens could create the necessary IP to make more profitable products.

Has the China thing been…

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Ams light sensor for low light levels

Ams has a digital light sensor family that offers low-light sensitivity down to 0.000377 lux.

Offering a wide 600M:1 dynamic range up to 88,000 lux (bright sunlight), the TSL2591 devices are designed for use as ambient light sensors for displays.

The light sensor uses a patented…

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Microsemi high temperature flash for gas sector

Microsemi is offering high temperature flash memory products which meet the environmental demands of oil and gas industries’ downhole drilling.

The NOR flash products are designed for temperatures of 150°C and higher.

“They can withstand the temperature, shock and vibration challenges encountered by drilling equipment thousands of feet below…

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Lapis Semi micro has 10-bit ADC

Lapis Semiconductor’s ML610Q101/Q102 8-bit microcontroller integrates a 10-bit successive-approximation type A/D converter and 16-bit PWM for motor and IH control.

There is a built-in RC oscillation circuit OSC and a built-in capacitor for the internal regulator.

The devices have high immunity…

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Lantronix Wi-Fi module is very small

The xPico embedded Wi-Fi module from Lantronix is available from Alpha Micro. This serial-to-Wi-Fi device has a footprint of 24mm x 16.5mm and is a pin and form factor compatible member of the xPico product family.

The module is available with a  full IP stack…

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Vishay 100mA IR LEDs

Ofgem has approved an industry code-of-practice designed to protect consumers during the smart meter roll-out. “With the roll-out of smart meters getting fully under way next year, it is essential that householders and businesses have confidence that meter installations are done in a fair and professional…

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Allegro Hall-effect sensor has dual analogue/PWM output

The A1359 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is a programmable linear Hall-effect sensor IC with a dual analogue/PWM output for applications requiring output redundancy.

The device has been designed for use in applications, such as displacement and angular position sensing, that require accuracy and redundant outputs.

This is achieved…

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Avago 1A optocoupler has dual outputs

Avago Technologies has a 1A output current gate drive optocoupler with dual outputs optimised for driving both high-side and low-side gates of the mosfet buffer stage.

The ACPL-339J has internal active timing control for preventing cross conduction and minimising switching losses in the mosfet buffer stage.

The…

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Toshiba wireless charging chipset senses device position

Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced a free positioning wireless charging chipset for charging smartphones and other mobiles on a battery charging pad. The chipset is compliant with the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) Qi interface specification, A4, A8, A12 and A14.  It includes the TB6865FG power transmitter and TB6860WBG receiver and…

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Allegro prgrammable Hall-effect switch for industrial

Allegro MicroSystems Europe’s A1128 field-programmable, unipolar Hall-effect switch is designed for high-temperature automotive and industrial applications, particularly those involving proximity sensing with ferromagnetic targets. The device uses a chopper-stabilisation technique to eliminate the offset inherent in single-element devices, and incorporates a programming algorithm with…

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