Archive : April 2008 year
600-V rectifiers for 175°C
28.04.2008 - 08:54
Vishay launched four 600-V FRED Pt Hyperfast rectifiers that reduce switching losses in high-efficiency PFC and SMPS applications. The four devices are optimized for high-efficiency PFC and high-power-efficiency SMPS applications, and as adaptors for desktop PCs, servers, wide screen PDPs and LCDs, hybrid systems, UPS, and solar power systems. T...
Movie Player Video/Audio Playback Software
25.04.2008 - 08:41
Renesas Technology announced the development of the Flexible Movie Player video/audio playback software package for embedded systems using the SH-Mobile application processor for mobile phones. The software will be available from July 2008 in Japan. Flexible Movie Player is software designed for the SH-Mobile, which incorporates full hardware ac...
72 watt AC-DC power adapter
25.04.2008 - 08:39
Emerson Network Power has expanded its portfolio of ac-dc power adapters with the launch of a 72 watt model. The AD72 power adapter features a universal 90-264 Vac input and produces a single, fully regulated 16 Vdc output capable of delivering up to 4.5 A continuously. AD72 freestanding ac-dc power adapters provide a very flexible, pre-approved...
Software for PCB thermal analysis
25.04.2008 - 08:38
AMS Technologies announces the availability of the new version of CoolitPCB, a software for board analysis developed by Daat Research Corporation. CoolitPCB calculates fine mesh models in the time it takes competitors to deliver coarse grid answers. The software costs $5900 for a perpetual license. The tool handles transient and steady state lam...
Linux RTOS for Virtex-5 FXT platform
24.04.2008 - 11:02
LynuxWorks supports the Xilinx Virtex-5 FXT platform with its BlueCat Linux real time operating system (RTOS). The solution is the first of a number of RTOS products planned for the Virtex-5 platform. LynuxWorks supports both the Power Architecture and the MicroBlaze processor. This single configurable platform is capable of running two operatin...
2 amp step-down converter
24.04.2008 - 11:00
AnalogicTech’s AAT1153 is a 1.2MHz constant frequency, current mode step-down converter capable of delivering up to 2A of output current. It is available in a 3x3mm TDFN package. The device supplies up to 2A output current from a 2.5V to 5.5V input. Output voltage can range from 0.6V to VIN. Current mode operation offers excellent line and...
8 inch in-vehicle LCD with 2,500:1 contrast ratio
18.04.2008 - 08:02
Sharp introduces the 2,500:1 High Contrast Automotive TFT LCD. The contrast ratio enables improved readability, while maintaining the high reliability and durability demanded by in-vehicle applications with an operating temperature of -30°C to 85°C. The 8 inch screen is therefore predestined for the design of high-end instrument panels w...
Power solid-state relays
18.04.2008 - 08:00
Weidmüller’s Power Solid-State Relays (PSSR) are available as single- and three-phase versions. In comparison with contactors and standard relays PSSRs switch without any wear and are totally silent. They can cope with capacitive and inductive current spikes. With integrated zero-voltage switching, single-phase PSSRs are eminently sui...
200mA LDO regulators
17.04.2008 - 07:51
Toshiba Electronics Europe has expanded its family of low drop out (LDO) voltage regulators with a series of CMOS devices. Available with output voltages from 1.5V to 5.0V, devices in this LDO regulator family (TCR5SBxx series) deliver a maximum output current of 200mA and are supplied in a SOT25 (SMV) package. The LDO regulators have a typical ...
Certified USB 2.0 PHY IP for 45 nm process
17.04.2008 - 07:50
Synopsys announced that its DesignWare USB 2.0 nanoPHY is the first 45-nanometer USB 2.0 PHY intellectual property (IP) to successfully pass the USB Implementers Forum Hi-Speed USB PHY certification. Synopsys' USB 2.0 nanoPHY mixed-signal IP, now available in the 45-nm process node, uses half the power and die area compared to previous USB ...
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