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Toshiba Adds 60V and 100V Products to High Current Photorelays
27.09.2017 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe announced the launch of two additions to their line-up of photorelays; the 60 V TLP3407S and the 100 V TLP3409S. These devices are packaged in S-VSON4, the 2.00 mm × 1.45 mm package with the industry's smallest mounting area...
Six Reasons Why JLCPCB is Our Best PCB Fabrication Choice
26.09.2017 · Articles
Daisy Designing PCBs and PCB fabrication are getting a lot easier these days. The possibility of manufacturing 5-10 pcs circuit boards at dirt cheap price has given millions of hobbyists an opportunity to work on their ideas freely. However, for a hobbyist or a beginner, even cheap services can become expensive if he/she is unaware of all the steps involved from designing to PCB fabrication...
Nuvoton Announces High Performance Cortex-M0 M0564 Microcontroller for Industrial Control and Smart Metering
Nuvoton Technology Corporation announced its brand new NuMicro® M0564 series microcontrollers based on the ARM® Cortex®-M0 core, operating up to 72 MHz with 256 KB Flash and 20 KB SRAM. The M0564 series is pin to pin compatible with the M051 series and brings more competitive features to customers...
Energy Harvesting Powered by Ultra-Low Power and Ultra-Low Voltage Operation Boost Charge Pump for Step-Up DC-DC Converter Startup S-8880A Series
25.09.2017 · News
The S-8880A Series developed by SII Semiconductor is a boost charge pump for step-up DC-DC converter startup, which enables operation with ultra-low power and ultra-low voltage. An original circuit system and SOI technology allow this product to boost the industry’s lowest level 0.35 V ultra-low input voltage as a boost charge pump...
Notch filter autotunes for audio applications
21.09.2017 · Circuits
Tracking notch filters find use in harmonic-distortion analyzers; they also can remove heterodyne noise from ham-radio systems. A conventional tracking switched-capacitor notch filter relies on a bandpass filter, a voltage-to-frequency converter, and a notch filter to track the incoming signal and remove undesired tones...
42V Multitopology DC/DC Controller with 15μA IQ Provides Five Converter Topologies at Up to 10A Output Current
21.09.2017 · News
Analog Devices announces the LT8711, a multitopology current mode PWM controller that can easily be configured as a synchronous buck, boost, SEPIC and ZETA DC/DC converter, or as a nonsynchronous buck-boost converter...
Programmable Color Sequence RGB LED Driver for IoT applications
21.09.2017 · News
Integrated Silicon Solution introduced the IS31FL3194, the latest addition to the innovative line of FxLED RGB drivers. The IS31FL3194 is a fully programmable 3 channel LED driver supporting a wide range of color rendering capabilities for consumer and industrial IoT applications...
Period-to-RPM Converter Measures Very Low Frequencies
20.09.2017 · Circuits
Measuring the low frequencies that are common in many real-world situations, such as biomedical or speedometer applications, is a challenge due to the long periods of the cycles. A medium-scale-integration (MSI) CMOS circuit can measure frequencies in the range of 0.33 to 3.00 Hz (equal to 20 to 180 RPM)...
Bourns Announces Higher Power Efficiency Bridge Rectifier Products for Power and Switch Mode Power Supply Applications
20.09.2017 · News
Bourns, Inc. announced a new series of bridge rectifier diode products designed for converting alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC) in power applications. Designated Bourns® Model CDTO269-BR1xL, this new series of surface mount bridge rectifier diodes features low power loss and high efficiency, low forward voltage, high surge capability and high reverse robustness...
Allegro MicroSystems, LLC Announces Wide Input Voltage Inductorless Buck-boost Regulator
19.09.2017 · News
Allegro MicroSystems has announced the release of a new wide input 5 V output regulator designed to power automotive sensors and low power uControllers. It can also be used for non-automotive applications where the input voltage could be above or below 5 V...