Vishay unveil Passivated Single-Phase Bridge Rectifiers for Smartphone Chargers
Vishay Intertechnology release four new 1 A miniature glass passivated single-phase bridge rectifiers in the surface-mount MBLS package featuring a low typical height of 1.4 mm. Offering high reverse voltages to 1000 V, the MBL104S, MBL106S, MBL108S, and MBL110S are ideal for AC/DC full-wave rectification in smartphone chargers.
TDK Corporation Expands IEC Inlet Filter Portfolio
TDK Corporation has expanded the proven EPCOS B84771* IEC inlet filter series with two new series: The B84773* series features an integrated fuse, while the B84776* series has both a switch and a fuse. All series are also available as versions for medical applications with a maximum leakage current of 2 µA. This makes them particularly suitable for applications for which a minimized leakage current is important.
Abracon Introduces Ultra Low Power Real-Time-Clock Integrated Circuits
Abracon Corporation unveils its Ultra Low Power, Real-Time-Clock Integrated Circuits in 3x3mm QFN package. The AB08XX and AB18XX series of RTC ICs are targeted for ultra low power, timekeeping applications where power consumption is of critical importance. Customers who seek sub 60nA total power consumption with complete RTC functionality will find this family of great value," explains Syed Raza, Director of Engineering at Abracon Corporation.
High Operating Temperature Miniature Encoder From knitter-switch
knitter-switch announces the availability of a small mechanical encoder designed for use in a wide variety of high-end applications including medical systems, broadcast, professional AV equipment and industrial controls. The MER(P) 9 series encoders feature a horizontal shaft which is available in many styles and lengths and with a thread as an option.
BI Technologies Develops Compact Single- And Dual-Digital Encoders
Providing design engineers with compact means of converting rotary motion to a series of digital pulses, BI Technologies has developed a line of single-and dual-digital rotary encoders. Designated the EN08 Series, the RoHS-compliant rotary encoders feature a compact 8mm design with options of a SPST momentary switch and dual encoders with concentric shafts.
PSB Power Shunt from KOA Speer allows for Enhanced Absorption of Thermal Expansion
Designed with KOA Speer Electronics' original terminal shell, the PSB allows for enhanced absorption of thermal expansion. The PSB current sensing power shunt offers a high power rating of 6W, low resistances of 0.75mOhm and 1mOhm and a tolerance of 1%.
TDK YNA15 Series Noise Absorbers Suppress Voltage Ringing In SMPS
TDK has developed the YNA15 series of noise absorbers in case size 1005 to suppress voltage ringing that can be caused by switch-mode power supplies. The new TDK noise absorbers have a rated voltage of 25 V and a rated capacitance of 0.1 µF. Depending on the type, the YNA15 series features ESR values of between 50 mΩ and 1 Ω. When the new component is used on the input side of the SMPS, for example, EMI noise caused by voltage ringing can be reduced by 3.5 dB (or approximately by one third).
RFMD unveil two new CATV control components
RF Micro Devices has today announced the release of two new CATV control components, in conjunction with the SCTE Cable-TEC Expo, in Orlando, FL. The new components include the RFSA2654, a 75-ohm broadband digital step attenuator, and the RFSW1012, a high power handling single-pole, double-throw switch.
ON Semiconductor supports PCI Express applications with new clock and data, switching and protection devices
ON Semiconductor has introduced a range of new components that significantly strengthens its portfolio of products to address Peripheral Component Interconnect Express applications in communications systems such as routers, servers, networking equipment and ATE.
Wound components simplify VSD purchasing
Variable speed drive manufacturers are moving away from offering multiple options and add-ins to their core product according to REO UK. Instead they are encouraging end-users to source equipment such as input mains chokes and filters, DC link braking resistors and output dv/dt filters, sinusoidal filters and motor chokes independently.
Energy Efficient “Green Transformers” Now Available from Transonics
Transonics plc announces the availability of the Thai Lin EI30 encapsulated power transformer range which meets the requirements of the forthcoming EU legislation for Energy Related Products (ERP).
New 14-bit magnetic encoder from austriamicrosystems makes accurate angle measurement easy for microcontroller users
austriamicrosystems today released the AS5048, a 14-bit magnetic encoder IC offering new features which make it easier than ever to achieve accurate, reliable angle measurements in microcontroller-based applications. The AS5048, which provides a PWM output and either an SPI or I2C interface, supplies absolute angle measurements to a host microcontroller.
An Extreme Temperature Binary Counter 74-4040 is Now Available from CISSOID
CISSOID is launching CHT-74-4040, a new member of its GALAXY digital product family. CHT-74-4040 is a 12-stage asynchronous binary counter, that can be used for instance as a frequency divider with a division rate up to 4096. Like other CHT products from CISSOID, it is guaranteed for operation from -55°C up to +225°C. It can also operate with a supply voltage in the range 3.3 to 5V (±10%).
Diodes Incorporated’s Miniature High-Speed Switching Diodes Reduce PCB Size
Diodes Incorporated has introduced a family of high-speed switching diodes in a choice of small footprint, low-profile packages, enabling significant reductions in component count and PCB area. Featuring breakdown voltage ratings of 75V, 80V and 85V, the product line offers switching diode arrays in the miniature plastic SOT563, DFN1006-3 and DFN2020-6 packages.
New Ohmite heatsinks accommodate up to 3 TO-220, TO-247 or TO-264 devices
Available in sizes to fit design requirements, the new C Series of heatsinks from Ohmite combines excellent thermal performance with a component attachment mechanism which will save time and money in the event of an upgrade or a simple replacement.
DMTL at Southern Manufacturing - New franchise to be announced
DMTL is using its first outing at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics (15 and 16 Feb 2012 – FIVE Farnborough) to demonstrate its total passive component capability. Key reasons to visit DMTL at the show include an opportunity to discuss the latest AVX devices with AVX engineers, the launch of a significant passive component franchise and details of a new family of 3mm trimmer capacitors replacing the now obsolete AVX Kyocera CTZ3 range.
Honeywell’s Hawk™ 1 inch fully-housed resolvers now available from TTI, Inc.
TTI, Inc., interconnect, relay & switch and discrete components, has announced the availability of the Hawk™ series of fully housed 1 inch resolvers from Honeywell's Sensing & Controls division, which provide enhanced accuracy (±7 arcmin) for precise motion control. With the launch of the Hawk series, Honeywell now offers two off-the-shelf versions, as well as devices that can be customized to meet specific end-user needs.
DMTL Increases Focus On Passive Components For High-Rel Military Applications
Leading passive components distributor DMTL is increasing its focus on components for military and aerospace applications and is working alongside a number of manufacturers currently building products for high reliability applications.
Dengrove offers Electro-Mechanical solutions from CamdenBoss
Electro-mechanical components such as Fuses and Fuse holders, IC Sockets, Transformers, Miniature Switches, DIN rail mounted interface modules, PCB Terminal blocks, and Transformers complete the extensive range of components from CamdenBoss.
Vishay Announces IHLP Low-Profile, High-Current Inductor in the 3232 Case Size With Ultra-Low 3.0 mm Profile, Inductance Values From 0.22 µH Through 10.0 µH, and Maximum DCR Down to 1.61 mΩ
Vishay has launched a new IHLP low-profile, high-current inductor in the 3232 case size with an ultra-low 3.0 mm profile. The compact IHLP-3232CZ-01 offers high efficiency with maximum DCR down to 1.61 mΩ and a wide range of standard inductance values from 0.22 µH through 10.0 µH.
Laird Technologies Publishes SMD Power Inductors Application Note
Laird Technologies today announced the publication of its newest application note titled "Understanding SMD Power Inductors".
Avago - Industry’s Highest-Resolution Hall-Effect Magnetic Encoder for Industrial Applications
Robust Rotary Encoder Delivers Precise Positioning in Harshest Environments
Toroidal surface mount power inductor aimed at compact consumer devices
Murata Power Solutions today announced the 8300 series of toroidal surface mount power inductors. These miniature low profile devices, measuring only 7.8 x 5.20 x 1.8mm, suit a broad range of handheld consumer electronics designs where the available PCB footprint and height are restricted.
Vishay - Submersible Cermet Panel Potentiometer With Full IP68 Sealing Against Deep-Sea Water for Operation to 30 Metres
Vishay has announced a submersible cermet panel potentiometer that is said to be the industry's first fully IP68-sealed against deep-sea water. Featuring a stainless steel shaft and bushing, the P13SM is designed for applications in which electrical parameters need to be set with an immersed potentiometer in deep-sea saltwater conditions up to 30 meters (100 feet). The device achieves corrosion resistance times of up to 960 hours in a salt spray test.
Murata Power Solutions - Power inductor series suits height-constrained applications
Murata Power Solutions today announced the 2700 and 2700T series of surface mount ultra-low profile power inductors aimed at a broad range of consumer electronic devices. The series has been designed specifically for use in applications where a low component height is crucial such as in handheld equipment and notebook computers.
Vishay - IHLP Low-Profile, High-Current Inductors
Vishay Intertechnology launched a new IHLP low-profile, high-current inductor in the 3232 case size, featuring an 8.18 mm by 8.64 mm footprint and ultra-low 4.0 mm profile. The IHLP-3232DZ-01 offers high efficiency with maximum DCR down to 1.68 mΩ and a wide range of standard inductance values from 0.22 µH through 10.0 µH.
New Flat Wire Inductors Excel At High Temperatures
Featuring a "flat wire" design that is coiled and mounted directly to the circuit board to allow efficient heat dissipation, the new DR79892 and DR79893 Flat Wire Inductors from Datatronic Distribution, Inc., are designed for performance in power supplies, industrial controls and instrumentation applications. Flat wire inductors are ideal for power supply applications where high temperatures often affect performance. Their compact flat wire design provides for better thermal management, which results in superior performance and reliability. The unique design of the Model DR79892 and DR79893 allows heat to dissipate quickly, which provides sufficient cooling to maintain performance.
Surface mount low loss flat coil inductors aimed at high current applications
Murata Power Solutions today announced three new series of surface mount inductors aimed at high current applications where low loss characteristics are essential. The 3700, 3800 and 3900 series are flat coil inductors that provide a wide range of inductance values from 0.15 to 10uH with DC current ratings up to 19.5A. These extremely compact surface mount devices, measuring just 14.5 x 11.5 x 5.8mm (0.571 x 0.453 x 0.228 inches) for the 37301C 0.3uH 19.5A part, are available with DC resistance values ranging from 0.9 to a maximum of 20.3mOhm ensuring that any voltage drop is kept to an absolute minimum.
Vishay - IFSC Family of Low-Profile, High-Current Inductors in 0806, 1008, 1111, and 1515 Case Sizes
Vishay launched a new family of low-profile, high-current inductors in the 0806, 1008, 1111, and 1515 case sizes. The IFSC devices combine ultra-low profiles down to 1.0 mm with a high maximum frequency and a wide range of standard inductance values from 0.47 µH to 47.0 µH.
Murata extends range of high accuracy hybrid crystal resonators
Murata announces an addition to its XRCGB-M series of hybrid crystal resonators. The XRCGB26 device adds the nominal 26 MHz frequency to the comprehensive range of frequencies already supported by the XRCGB-M series.
Vishay Releases Industry-First IHLP High-Current Inductor in 3232 Case With 4 mm Profile
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today launched a new IHLP low-profile, high-current inductor that is the industry's first such device in the 3232 case size.
EMC Filters for PV inverters up to 1500Amps.
PREMO launches a new EMC filter for PV installations, FEDC series, which allows EMC standards compliancy for entire PV system, prevent pre-mature panel aging and reduce installation volume.
Vishay Releases New Series of Mini Lug NTC Thermistors With Industry's Smallest Lug Mounting Space of 65 mm˛ / 0.1 in˛
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. today announced the release of a new series of Mini Lug negative temperature coefficient (NTC) thermistors with the industry's smallest mounting space of 65 mm˛ / 0.1 in˛ and shortest response time of < 4 s to provide fast and accurate measurements over a wide temperature range from – 40 °C to + 125 °C.
DMTL’s Circuit Protection Device Capability Boosted By Thinking!!!
DMTL, recognised as a leader in the application of passive component technology, has been appointed by circuit protection specialist Thinking Electronics. The appointment increases significantly DMTL's ability to help customers overcome circuit protection issues with the widest choice of protection technologies available.
Cliff Electronics showcases British made audio components at Prolight + Sound 2011
Cliff Electronics, leaders in the design, development, manufacture and supply of components and connectors for music, audio and broadcast applications will be exhibiting at the Prolight + Sound exhibition in Frankfurt in April 2011.
Switchtec's comprehensive audible alarms and beacons catalogue is a one-stop shop for customers
Specialist distributor Switchtec has released a dedicated audible alarms and beacons catalogue based on Sirena products. The 120 page, full colour, A4 brochure covers all of Sirena's industrial range of audible and visual beacons that are available from Switchtec.
High performance SAW IF filters for all standard LTE bandwidths from 3.5 MHz to 75 MHz
MSC now offers the new family of high performance surface acoustic wave (SAW) IF filters from Vectron International. The new range of IF filters - covering all of the standard LTE bandwidths from 3.5 MHz to 75 MHz - is specifically optimized for transceivers and repeaters used in Long Term Evolution (LTE) applications.
Murata - Small footprint, low profile wirewound power inductors
Murata has released two additions to its LQH series of wirewound power inductors that feature low profile, improved current saturation and low DC resistance. Both parts also feature full shielding to reduce magnetic flux leakage in order to enable low DC resistance and high inductance. These power inductors are ideal for power circuitry in audio-visual equipment including televisions, DVD players, etc. and a variety of other applications.
Shaped Foil SMD Inductor
West Coast Magnetics' 308 series power inductors deliver very high performance in a small, light, low cost package. They have been designed to handle very high DC currents and high AC ripple currents from 60Hz up to 500kHz.
23 Amp Toroidal Common Mode Choke
West Coast Magnetics' 504 series common mode chokes provide excellent noise attenuation in a small package. With a continuous RMS current rating in excess of 20 amps, this common mode choke can actually handle up to 50 amps for a short duration of time.