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Circuit breaker handles voltages 32V
Circuit breaker handles voltages to 32V
06.19.2019 Circuits

The simplicity of low-side current monitoring can mask the advantages of a high-side approach. You can monitor load currents in a power supply, a motor driver, or another power circuit on either the high or the low side...

ROM-Based GNSS Module STMicroelectronics Targets Mass-Market
ROM-Based GNSS Module from STMicroelectronics Targets Mass-Market Tracking and Navigation Applications
06.19.2019 News

STMicroelectronics has enlarged its GNSS product offering with the Teseo-LIV3R ROM-based module. The competitively-priced module provides ST’s full GNSS algorithm capability for cost-conscious tracking and navigation devices...

Current source has high output impedance
Current source has high output impedance
06.18.2019 Circuits

A reference current source needs high accuracy, low temperature drift, and high output impedance. Available IC current sources come with some of these features. However, at current levels greater than 1 mA, their output impedance decreases to less than 10 MΩ...

Voltage Level Translator Diodes Incorporated Provides
Voltage Level Translator from Diodes Incorporated Provides Direction-Free Flexibility for Networks and Servers
06.18.2019 News

Diodes Incorporated announced a new addition to its family of low voltage level translators, offering simple and autonomous bidirectional operation. The PI4GTL2002 is a 2-bit level shifter designed to translate signals conditioned for one voltage level...

USB Type-C Port Switch Diodes Incorporated
USB Type-C Port Switch from Diodes Incorporated Enables Latest Mobile Devices to Continue Supporting Legacy Data and Audio Signals
06.17.2019 News

Diodes Incorporated announced the PI3A6386 USB Type-C multimedia port switch, designed to enable manufacturers to continue supporting legacy data and analog peripherals through USB Type-C ports...

Supply converts 5V -48V
Supply converts 5V to -48V
06.13.2019 Circuits

As the demand for networking equipment grows, the need arises for a –48 V supply that can power telecommunication lines. The circuit delivers 24 W at –48 V from a 5 V input...

Toshiba launches new family low voltage
Toshiba launches new family of low voltage driven photorelays
06.13.2019 News

Toshiba Electronics Europe introduced a new family of five photorelays housed in one of the industry’s smallest package. The new devices are suited for use in automatic test equipment, memory testers...

Op amp increases potentiometer resolution
Op amp increases potentiometer's resolution
06.13.2019 Circuits

A key parameter of digitally controlled potentiometers is the number of taps programmable positions of the wiper. This parameter establishes the resolution in programmable-voltage and -current applications...

SMI Introduces Ultra-Low Gauge Pressure Sensor
SMI Introduces Ultra-Low Gauge Pressure Sensor with Industry Leading Accuracy
06.13.2019 News

SMI releases the SM923X Series of ultra-low pressure sensor systems. With the SM923X Series SMI extends the limit of ultra-low gauge pressure sensing to as low as 250 Pa (1 inH2O)...

Silicon Carbide Power MOSFET C3M Planar
Silicon Carbide Power MOSFET C3M Planar MOSFET Technology N-Channel Enhancement Mode
06.12.2019 News

Wolfspeed extends its leadership in SiC technology by introducing the industry’s lowest RDS(ON) SiC MOSFET at 1200 V in a discrete package...