Archive : January 2008 year
24-bit Audio DAC with Playback Time Extender
31.01.2008 - 11:33
STMicroelectronics announced a 24-bit audio DAC (digital to analog converter) that is intended for the mobile music market and provides 103dB signal-to-noise ratio through the whole audio path, while also embedding the company's PTETM Playback Time Extender processing scheme to minimize power consumption. The single-chip STw5210 audio soluti...
Test and Measurement Product Guide
31.01.2008 - 11:32
Keithley Instruments announces the release of its 2008 Test and Measurement Product Guide. This handy product guide offers details and specifications on Keithley's general-purpose and sensitive sourcing and measurement products, DC switching, RF switching and measurement, data acquisition solutions, semiconductor test systems, and optoelect...
100-V Schottky diodes
31.01.2008 - 11:28
Vishay launched a Schottky Diode Gen 5.0 silicon platform with 8 new devices. Featuring submicron trench technology, the family offers a maximum junction temperature of +175°C, making them suitable for automotive and other high-temperature applications. The devices are offered in small RoHS-compliant packages, with a reverse biased safe op...
DSP development support for Xilinx FPGAs
30.01.2008 - 09:25
Xilinx announced availability of the XtremeDSP tools package along with the availability of a XtremeDSP development kit based on the Virtex-5 SXT FPGA platform. The new bundle and kit offerings include new package pricing that makes it easier for algorithm and system developers who use MATLAB to create high-performance DSP systems using Xilinx F...
Digital temperature sensor chip
30.01.2008 - 09:23
STMicroelectronics announced a series of digital-output temperature sensors, operating over the -55 to +125 degrees C temperature range. The STxx75 devices are software-compatible drop-in replacements for industry-standard LM75, DS75 and TCN75A parts, and also complement ST’s STLM20 analog temperature sensor, now being used in several mobi...
EMI Filter with ESD Protection
30.01.2008 - 09:22
Kyocera introduced the KVA16 quad EMI filter array, LC distributed constant type component featuring both electromagnetic interference (EMI) filtering and electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection in a single package. The unit, the so-called 1608 type since it measures 1.6 x 0.8 x 0.5 mm (typ.), is a LC filter, approximately half the size compare...
Cypress presents its 2007 balance sheet
29.01.2008 - 10:18
In the business year 2007 Cypress had a turnover of 1.6 bn US$ and thus exceeded the results of the previous year by 46,2%. The net profit was 399.2 m US$ compared with of 39.5 m US$ in 2006. The fourth quarter ended with a turnover of 431.2 million US$ and a net profit of 8.0 million US$. In comparison with Q4/2006 this ccor...
Year end 2007 for LSI Logic
28.01.2008 - 10:04
In the business year 2007 LSI Logic achieved a turnover of 2.6 bn US$. The net loss was 2.5 bn US$. In 2006 a turnover of 1.98 bn US$ was reached with a net profit of 169.6 m US$. The fourth quarter with a turnover of 740.9 million US$ showed a net loss of 140.6 m US$. Source: www.channel-e.biz
High-power Inductors in Surface-mount Technology
25.01.2008 - 09:30
With its standard ERU25 series, Epcos offers high-power inductors (HPI) in surface-mount technology with current capabilities of up to 71 A. Despite its high performance, the component has a footprint of 23.5 x 25.3 mm2. Its insertion heights vary between 8.95 and 12.85 mm, depending on the type. Its inductance values cover the range from ...
500kHz step-down DC/DC converter
24.01.2008 - 09:11
Linear Technology announces the LT1912, a 2A, 36V step-down switching regulator packaged in a 3mm x 3mm DFN (or MSOP-10E). The LT1912’s 3.6V to 36V input voltage range makes it usefull for load dump and cold-crank conditions found in automotive applications. Its 3.2A internal switch can deliver up to 2A of continuous output current to volt...
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