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Trio of new high current photorelays announced
Toshiba has announced the availability of three new photorelays that are aimed at applications where they will replace mechanical 1-Form-A relays in industrial and factory automation installations.
Servo drive reference model to launch at embedded word 2020
Toshiba Electronics has announced that it will launch its modular Servo Drive Reference Model (RM) Multi-Channel Motor Control reference platform at this year’s Embedded World exhibition under the banner of 'The Journey of Motor Control'.
Stepping motor driver IC with integrated current sensing
Toshiba Electronics Europe has launched an additional device to its line-up of micro-stepping motor driver ICs. The new TC78H670FTG is a dual channel high resolution micro-stepping motor driver IC that is capable of driving motors with a wide range of operating voltages.
HDD vs SSD: an easy choice?
On paper, many choices seem initially clear. A sports car seems to offer significantly more performance on paper than a run-of-the-mill vehicle. But its shortcomings become clear once it is time to take the kids to school, bring home the shopping from the supermarket, or collect furniture from the local store. And, for most of us, the choice is one or the other, not purchasing both so that the limitations of one can be offset by the other when re...
Logic ouput photocoupler designed for digital input PLCs
Toshiba Electronics has launched a new high speed 10Mbps logic output photocoupler for 24V digital input Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and other measurement and control equipment. The new TLP2363 requires a supply current of just 4mA and is rated for a wide operating temperature range (-40 to +105°C). The threshold input current (IFHL) is specified with min, 0.3mA and max. 2.4mA thereby ensuring conformance to the digital input sta...
New 100V N-channel MOSFETs designed for automotive applications
Toshiba Electronics has launched its very first 100V N-channel power MOSFETs for automotive applications that are available in the small surface mount SOP Advance (WF) package. Designed specifically for modern 48V system applications, the devices are suited to use in boost converters for Integrated Starter Generators (ISG) and LED headlights as well as motor drives, switching regulators and load switches.
Brushless motor controller features closed loop speed control
Toshiba has announced a new three-phase brushless motor controller that features an integrated gate driver. The sensorless design of the TC78B009FTG does not require Hall effect sensors, making it suitable for applications involving high velocity fans or impellers in servers, blowers, small pumps, cordless vacuums and robotic cleaners. In recent years, increases in server capacity and performance have required larger and higher velocity fans...
System power ICs designed for automotive applications
Toshiba Electronics has announced the launch of a range of general-purpose system power ICs with multiple-outputs. The new devices support functional safety according to ISO26262 for safety-critical automotive applications including those that require extremely high safety such as Electric Power Steering Systems (EPS) and braking systems where ASIL-D is required.
Compact resettable eFuse IC providing low voltage safety
Toshiba Electronics has announced their range of eFuse IC products, consisting of six products in the TCKE8xx series that support various protection functions for power supply lines. Whereas conventional fuses perform a sacrificial function, physically breaking the electrical link to the circuit they are protecting, eFuses offer a resettable solution that additionally provide further protection features that a typical fuse cannot.
Image recognition processor wins highest score in safety performance
Toshiba Electronics Europe announced that Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation Visconti 4 image recognition processor was a key component of the driver assistance systems of Lexus sedans from Toyota that received excellent evaluations in the 2019 first half Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP).
Fuses protect and reset power supply lines
Multiple protection options are afforded with eFuse ICs from Toshiba Electronics Europe. The company introduces six products in the TCKE8xx series for low voltage applications.
Device features phase control and closed-loop speed control
Toshiba Electronics has announced a three-phase brushless motor control pre-driver IC with Intelligent Phase Control technology that enables optimum operating efficiency in a wide variety of applications including high velocity server fans, blowers and pumps. In recent years, advances in server capacity and performance require physically larger and higher velocity fans for cooling any excess heat generated by the equipment.
Integrated device offers protection against voltage fluctuations
Toshiba Electronics has announced the launch of a new three-phase brushless motor driver for home appliances such as air-conditioners and air-purifiers. The new TB67B000AHG driver is also suited for use in a wide variety of industrial applications. This high voltage device extends and expands the existing TB67B000 series of drivers that delivers highly energy efficient motor drive and noise reduction in a single, integrated package.
Voltage drive photorelay features tiny 2.9mm2 footprint
Toshiba Electronics has announced the availability of a new voltage driven photorelay with a tiny S-VSON4T package and reduced input power dissipation. The new product, designated TLP3407SR, features a maximum LED current of just 1mA at the input, which represents a reduction to approximately 33% of that of its predecessor, the TLP3407SRH.
Hard drive series deliver expansive storage for NAS applications
Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced the addition of new 16TB helium-sealed models to both the N300 NAS Hard Drive and X300 Performance Hard Drive Series. The 16TB models offer 14% more capacity than 14TB models. The 16TB models also double the buffer size of the 14TB models, increasing from 256MiB to 512MiB.
New RM5 series of value SAS SSDs approved for vSAN 6.7 customers
Toshiba Memory Europe has announced that a VMware vSAN 6.7 certification has been earned for its RM5 Series of value SAS SSDs running on HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers. The 12 gigabits per second (Gb/s) RM5 Series with VMware vSAN 6.7 and VMware ESXi 6.7 certification is now listed in the VMware Compatibility Guide and available through the same channels in which HPE ProLiant servers are sold.
Sensorless control pre-driver IC for BLDC motors
Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced the launch of a sensorless control pre-driver IC for brushless DC motors (BLDC motors) used in industrial and automotive applications. The main applications will include electric pumps for water, oil and fuel as well as electric fans.
Storage class memory solution to reduce latency
Toshiba Memory has announced the launch of a new Storage Class Memory (SCM) solution: XL-FLASH. Based on the company’s innovative BiCS FLASH 3D flash memory technology with 1bit-per-cell SLC, XL-FLASH brings low latency and high performance to data centre and enterprise storage.
Toshiba Memory to rebrand as 'Kioxia' in October 2019
Toshiba Memory Europe has announced that it will officially change its name to Kioxia Europe on 1st October, 2019. The name Kioxia (kee-ox-ee-uh) will be adopted for the names of all Toshiba Memory companies, largely effective on the same date. Kioxia is a combination of the Japanese word 'kioku' meaning 'memory' and the Greek word 'axia' meaning 'value'. Merging 'memory' with 'value', Kioxia represents the company’s mis...
Image recognition processor wins award for preventive safety
According to Toshiba Electronics Europe, the Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation’s Visconti 4 image recognition processor was a key component in the driver assistance systems of the Toyota vehicles that recorded industry-leading scores in the 2018 Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP), the government program that assesses the road safety of new vehicles.