Simple NiCd Battery Charger Includes Charge
Simple NiCd Battery Charger Includes Charge Indication
01.17.2021 Circuits

Rechargeable nickel-cadmium batteries are widely used in consumer electronics because of their high energy density, long life, and low self-discharge rate. Standard NiCd cells can be charged at different rates: a fast charge with high current, or overnight with low current...

STMicroelectronics Boosts IoT Design Productivity First
STMicroelectronics Boosts IoT Design Productivity with First STM32 Wireless Microcontroller Module
01.17.2021 News

The 7 mm × 11.3 mm STM32WB5MMG module lets product teams build connected devices without needing wireless-design skills. Made to enable low-cost PCB technology requiring a minimal number of layers, it integrates everything up to the antenna...

Increase Runtime Space-Constrained Wearable IoT Applications
Increase the Runtime of Space-Constrained Wearable and IoT Applications with Industry's Smallest Solar Harvesting Solution by Maxim Integrated
01.14.2021 News

Designers of space-constrained designs can now significantly increase runtime with the MAX20361 single-/multi-cell solar harvester with maximum power point tracking from Maxim Integrated Products...

Measure RTD Sensors without Precision Current
Measure RTD Sensors without a Precision Current Source
01.13.2021 Circuits

You can achieve accurate resistance-temperature-detector sensor measurements without having to resort to using a precision current source...

Vishay Intertechnology Delivers Best Class On-Resistance
Vishay Intertechnology Delivers Best in Class On-Resistance Automotive Grade AEC-Q101 Qualified -100 V P-Channel MOSFET
01.13.2021 News

Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new AEC-Q101 qualified p-channel –100 V TrenchFET MOSFET designed to increase power density and efficiency in automotive applications...

Infineon takes lead MEMS microphone market
Infineon takes lead in MEMS microphone market, launches new technologies for further improved acoustical performance and power consumption
01.12.2021 News

Infineon is launching a next-generation analog MEMS microphone that renders even better results – the XENSIV MEMS microphone IM73A135...

Renesas Unveils Industry First 60W Wireless
Renesas Unveils Industry's First 60W Wireless Power Receiver IC
01.11.2021 News

Renesas Electronics introduced the world’s first 60 W wireless power receiver, the P9418, to deliver faster wireless charging experiences for smartphones, laptops and notebook devices in the industry’s highest power density solution...

Instrumentation amp makes noninverting integrator
Instrumentation amp makes noninverting integrator
01.10.2021 Circuits

Figure shows the classic implementation of an integrator. The circuit has two properties that may be undesirable in same applications: It necessarily inverts, and it requires a split-supply or midsupply reference...

High-Temperature Snubberless 8H Triacs STMicroelectronics Save
High-Temperature Snubberless 8H Triacs from STMicroelectronics Save Space and Boost Reliability
01.10.2021 News

STMicroelectronics’ 800 V 8H Triacs operate at full rated current up to the maximum junction temperature of 150 °C, allowing heatsinks in drives for AC loads to be up to 50% smaller to combine compact dimensions with high reliability...

Circuit checks swamp-cooler water level
Circuit checks «swamp-cooler» water level
01.05.2021 Circuits

A “swamp cooler” is an easy way to obtain effective air conditioning, especially in hot and dry climates, if a water source is readily available. Although most units are very reliable, the storage-reservoir control usually uses a single level-detector component...