Allegro MicroSystems Introduces New ASIL-Certified BLDC
Allegro MicroSystems Introduces New ASIL-Certified BLDC System Basis MOSFET Driver
01.15.2019 News

Allegro MicroSystems announced the AMT49105, its newest ISO-26262 compliant N-channel power MOSFET driver. The AMT49105 simplifies motor systems designs and provides footprint reduction by integrating power analog systems requirements...

Frequency Quadrupler Enables Low-Frequency Measurements Spans
Frequency Quadrupler Enables Low-Frequency Measurements, Spans Up To Four Decades
01.14.2019 Circuits

The challenge in measuring low frequencies is that the counter gate time is often too short for the signal relatively long period. This non-critical circuit automatically multiplies an input single frequency times four to enable measurement of frequencies from 1 Hz to 40 kHz...

AKM releases ultra-low noise current sensor
AKM releases ultra-low noise current sensor for audio system
01.14.2019 News

AKM has developed ultra-low noise coreless current sensors for improving audio quality of large sized speakers such as subwoofers. The AK310x series is suitable for a system which controls voicecoil motion in speakers by current feedback...

Problem Solver Multiplying Digital-to-Analog Converter
Problem Solver: Multiplying Digital-to-Analog Converter
01.13.2019 Articles

How could a multiplying DAC be used other than as a DAC?...

Superior Flexibility RS-485-Networking Transceiver STMicroelectronics Simplifies
Superior Flexibility of RS-485-Networking Transceiver from STMicroelectronics Simplifies Design, Saves Board Space and Bill of Materials
01.13.2019 News

The STMicroelectronics STR485LV 3.3 V transceiver for RS-485 applications enhances design flexibility by providing an external pin to select 20 Mbps or 250 kbps communication and interfacing directly with low-voltage logic down to 1.8 V...

Op amp linearizes response FET VCA
Op amp linearizes response of FET VCA
01.10.2019 Circuits

FETs find common use in VCAs (voltage-controlled amplifiers) and attenuators, in which the FET serves as a variable resistance. A control voltage applied to the gate sets the channel resistance and overall circuit gain. You frequently need to select individual FETs...

Applications Rigid-Flex PCB Electronic Products
Applications of Rigid-Flex PCB in Electronic Products
01.10.2019 Articles

Rigid-flex PCB has a wide range of applications, such as it can be used in a variety of common electronic products in common life, but also can be installed in high-end aircraft armed systems...

Smallest data converters deliver high integration
Smallest data converters deliver high integration and performance
01.10.2019 News

Texas Instruments introduced four tiny precision data converters, each the industry's smallest in its class. The new data converters enable designers to add more intelligence and functionality, while shrinking system board space...

High Efficiency 15V Rail-to-Rail Output Synchronous
High Efficiency, 15V Rail-to-Rail Output Synchronous Step-Down Regulator Can Source or Sink 5A
01.09.2019 Circuits

The LTC3623 is a high efficiency, monolithic synchronous step-down regulator capable of sourcing or sinking up to 5 A of continuous output current from an input voltage range of 4 V to 15 V. Its compact 3 mm × 5 mm QFN package incorporates an abundance of features including a low EMI Silent Switcher architecture...

Ultra-low Power Omnipolar Hall Effect Sensors
Ultra-low Power Omnipolar Hall Effect Sensors from Diodes Incorporated Deliver Market-Leading Stability Over Wide Operating Range
01.09.2019 News

Diodes Incorporated introduced the AH1911/21 digital Hall effect sensors, which combine market-leading stable operating and release points with ultra-low power operation. The 3rd generation devices will respond to either polarity of magnetic field and use a ‘hibernating clock’ system...