NXP’s Mantis Family Sets New Standard in CAN Transceiver Market
Building on its industry-leading position in in-vehicle networking (IVN), NXP Semiconductors N.V. today introduced Mantis, a new family of HS-CAN transceivers. Mantis (TJA1044T and TJA1057T) and Mantis GT (TJA1044GT and TJA1057GT) offer a feature set targeting 12 V automotive applications and deliver excellent EMC performance, with the high-end “GT” variant guaranteeing critical parameters for CAN FD (Flexible Data rate) networks. All members...
Microchip’s New 36V Digital Potentiometers Support Wide Signal Swings and High Power-Supply Voltages
Microchip Technology Inc today announced two new volatile, SPI digital potentiometers (digipots)—the MCP41HV31 and MCP41HV51 (MCP41HVXX)—its first to operate at 10, 12, 18, 24 and particularly 36 volts, for systems requiring wide signal swing or high power-supply voltages. Additionally, these digipots support both 7-bit and 8-bit resistor configurations, and a high terminal/wiper current, including the ability to sink/source up to 25 mA on a...
Axiomtek tBOX321-870-FL – 3rd Gen Intel Core Fanless Embedded System with EN45545 Fire Protection Compliance Ideal for Railway Application
Axiomtek announces the debut of the new high-performance fanless embedded computing box suited for railway-centric PC, the tBOX321-870-FL. Built-in 3rd Generation Intel Core processor has been integrated into this robust system, Intel® Core™ i7-3517UE (up to 2.8 GHz) or Intel Core i3-3217UE (1.6 GHz) processor. The tBOX321-870-FL adopts an onboard processor and onboard DRAM which greatly reduces the impact of vibration and shock ideally...
Infineon Enables Faster and More Cost-Effective Realization of ASIL C/D Designs for Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Subsystems; Announces Early Samples of EiceDRIVER SIL and EiceDRIVER Boost IGBT Drivers
Infineon Technologies today introduced its next generation of high-voltage IGBT gate drivers. Designed for the main inverter of hybrid and electric vehicles (HEV), the new EiceDRIVER SIL and the EiceDRIVER Boost drivers enable automotive system suppliers to more easily and more cost-effectively design HEV drivetrain subsystems that are compliant with ASIL C/D functional safety requirements (ISO 26262). Target applications of the new EiceDRIVERs a...
M12 D-Code Industrial Ethernet Railway Connectors Offered by PROVERTHA are Ideal for Rough Environments
During development and production PROVERTHA puts a lot of effort to create products, which match perfectly with the addressed application needs. All related products were tested by a certified test house. The M12 D-Code connectors for field assembly address railway applications with rough environments. In addition to related vibration and shock tests the connectors have also passed harmful gas tests with very good results.
Fujitsu Semiconductor Develops World's First 360° Wraparound View System with Approaching Object Detection
Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe today announced the development of MB86R24, the company's third-generation high-performance graphic SoCs for automotive applications. The new product will be made available in sample quantities starting in August 2013, along with the related software.
Eurotech Extends Proven DynaPCN Passenger Counting Family
Eurotech today announces the launch of the DynaPCN 10-20, a compact and fully integrated passenger counter with Ethernet communications specifically designed for public vehicles. The DynaPCN 10-20 extends the proven family of DynaPCN products that are certified for railway applications, adding more precise algorithms for counting passengers as they enter and depart while easing integration with other onboard systems.
Vishay Intertechnology Enhances Precision Thin Film Chip Resistor Arrays With Tighter Tolerances and Temperature Coefficients for Automotive and Industrial Applications
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc today announced that the company has enhanced its ACAS 0606 AT and ACAS 0612 AT precision thin film chip resistor arrays with tighter absolute tolerance, relative tolerance, and relative TCR for the new S, T, and U accuracy grades. Offering two and four integrated resistors on one substrate, respectively, the ACAS 0606 AT and ACAS 0612 AT lower costs when compared to using multiple high-precision discrete resistors, wh...
Portfolio of automotive-grade C0G mid-voltage MLCCs expanded
TDK Corporation has expanded its leading portfolio of automotive-grade MLCCs with new mid-voltage types featuring C0G temperature characteristics and rated voltages from 100 V to 630 V. The new components in the CGA series offer capacitance values that are very high for C0G components. In particular, the IEC 5750 (EIA 2220) MLCC with dimensions of 5.7 mm x 5.0 mm has a capacitance of 100 nF and is rated for 630 V, which is the world’s highest v...
Brake Resistor Tested For Salt Water Spray
The Rail System Testing Laboratory at Hennigsdorf, Germany has validated REO UK’s BW155 range of braking resistors for corrosion resistance against salt mist and water spray as well as dust Ingress protection to IP65. The specific standards that the resistors were tested to are EN60068-2-52 for salt mist and EN60529 for Ingress Protection.