Shimadzu equipment for RoHS validation of components
Lambda UK, manufacturer of power supplies, has been using instruments from Shimadzu to test components for compliance with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS) directives, which came into effect at the beginning of July 2006.
Microchip Expands 20-pin PIC® Microcontroller Family
Microchip announces two new 20-pin PIC® microcontrollers to further strengthen its 8-bit portfolio. The PIC16F631 provides a cost-effective migration from 8- and 14-pin devices, while the PIC16F677 offers affordable hardware I2C™ & SPI capability.
TI Unveils Zero-Crossover, Rail-to-Rail Amplifier for High-Performance, Single-Supply Applications
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced a precision operational amplifier that utilizes an innovative zero-crossover, single-input stage architecture to achieve glitchless rail-to-rail performance. Featuring ultra-low distortion of 0.0006% THD+N, low noise of 4.5nV/rtHz and gain bandwidth of 50MHz, the OPA365 is ideal for a wide variety of single-supply applications found in portable instrumentation, data acquisition, tes...
Tundra expands serial Rapidio® switch portfolio with launch of new 12 port, low power, small footprint switch
Tundra Semiconductor Corporation (TSX:TUN), the leader in System Interconnect, today announced the Tundra Tsi576 Serial RapidIO Switch, a low price per port, small footprint device with optimal port width configurations for both local and backplane interconnect.
Aeroflex adds Dual Vacuum Control capability to 5220 Power Manufacturing Defects Analyser
Aeroflex has announced that a Dual Vacuum Control capability has been added to its 5220 Power Manufacturing Defects Analyser. This new capability allows dual well vacuum test fixtures to be directly controlled by the test system. Full backwards compatibility is maintained with existing test programs and fixtures.
Timers and sensing relays catalogue is packed with detailed information for panel building purchasers
To ease product selection and purchasing, specialist distributor Switchtec has introduced a comprehensive brochure covering it’s own SCL brand of timers and sensing relays.
Inductive boost DC/DC converter powers series-connected white LEDs
By utilising AnalogicTech’s AAT1231, designers can use a single wire to digitally control white LEDs, giving flicker-free light output, reduced MCU clock cycles, a saving of GPIO resources, and providing a complete solution for portable applications that uses fewer components.
Surface Mount D-Subs
Following the recent introduction of its 25 and 37 position connector sizes, Tyco Electronics now offers a complete range of D-Sub connectors for surface mounting. Applications include industrial machinery, process control and instrumentation.
75W Half Brick DC/DC Power Modules
Leading power solutions specialist company Powersolve announces two 4:1 input, half brick, high efficiency, high density DC/DC power modules designed to suit a wide variety of board level power supply applications.
Harsh-environment Ethernet connector system
Now available from PEI-Genesis is Amphenol's 'RJ Field' harsh-environment Ethernet connector system, which provides RJ45-style Cat 5/5e connections in a rugged, sealed and vibration-resistant housing