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Micro Analog Systems releases Low Power Piezoresistive Sensor Signal Interface IC
29.08.2018 · News
Micro Analog Systems Oy announced MAS6505, a 22-bit Piezoresistive Sensor Signal Interface IC primarily intended for MEMS based pressure sensor modules. The device uses analog front-end comprising of a chopper amplifier with very low noise performance...
Trinamic launches dedicated EtherCAT motion controller IC
28.08.2018 · News
The TMC8670 is a field-oriented control servo controller with a CANopen over EtherCAT protocol stack, handling real-time critical tasks faster than any software-based solution. Trinamic combines the best of both worlds in the TMC8670...
Stand-alone Inductance Meter on PIC16F1936
27.08.2018 · Circuits
Some of you may have seen my arduino-based inductance meter in the article. The arduino-based meter works well and made a great proof-of-concept. But for everyday use you’re probabely not looking for an arduino solution but rather something that looks and feels more like a multimeter...
Toshiba sampling new high-definition microstepping motor driver
27.08.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced a new 50 V / 5 A rated bipolar stepping motor driver that supports 1/128 microstepping. The new TB67S128FTG meets the often conflicting requirements of high speed, high performance and reduced power consumption making it ideal for a variety of modern applications...
Switcher regulates HV in novel way
23.08.2018 · Circuits
Designing a high-voltage regulator can pose difficulties associated with component stress, reliability, and costs. This Design Idea offers a solution: a simple unregulated high-voltage supply in series with a low-voltage switched-mode power supply...
Vishay Intertechnology AEC-Q200 Qualified, 150 W Thick Film Power Resistor in Clip Mount TO247 Reduces Component Counts, Costs
23.08.2018 · News
Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new AEC-Q200 qualified thick film power resistor featuring a clip mount TO247 package for direct mounting on a heatsink. For automotive applications, the Vishay Sfernice LTO 150 offers industry-high power dissipation of 150 W at a +45 °C case temperature...
ABLIC Inc. Launches the S-5420, One of the Industry's Smallest UV-A, UV-B Sensing Silicon Photodiodes
23.08.2018 · News
ABLIC Inc. launched the S-5420, a UV light photodiode manufactured from silicon that detects UV light from the UV-A to the UV-B range. The S-5420 comprises a high- and low-sensitivity photodiode...
Power and Energy Monitoring with Digital Current Sensors
22.08.2018 · Articles
As the demand for power efficient systems continues to grow, accurately monitoring system power and energy consumption is increasingly important and is a problem more engineers must solve...
Toshiba announce next-generation superjunction power MOSFETs
22.08.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe has launched a new series of next-generation 650 V power MOSFETs that are intended for use in server power supplies in data centers, solar power conditioners, uninterruptible power systems and other industrial applications...