Archive : May 2008 year
Tower acquires Jazz Technologies
27.05.2008 - 09:05
Tower Semiconductor, an independent wafer foundry, acquires Jazz Technologies, a provider of analog-intensive Mixed Signal foundry solutions. The value is of approximately $40 million. The total value of the transaction, including net debt, is approximately $169 million. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2008. Tower`s re...
Digitally programmable front-end power supplies
22.05.2008 - 08:05
Emerson Network Power, has launched a series of programmable ac-dc front-end power supplies that provide a power density of 1.3 watts per cubic centimetre. The UFE series power supplies have a 140mm x 273mm footprint and a height of 41mm, enabling up to three supplies to be contained on a single 1U high 19 inch (483 mm) rack-mounting chassis. Th...
USB Battery Charger
22.05.2008 - 08:04
Linear Technology announces the LTC3558, a multi-function power management solution for handheld applications. The LTC3558 integrates a stand-alone Li-Ion/Polymer battery charger and two synchronous regulators - one buck-boost and one buck - and is offered in a 3mm x 3mm QFN package. The linear battery charger can deliver up to 950mA charge curr...
Blue circuit breakers
21.05.2008 - 08:16
Schurter’s TA35 series introduces a new generation of Circuit Breakers for Equip-ment. The breakers are available in 1-, 2- or 3-pole arrangements. The rocker-actuating switch can be supplied either with or without illumination, in several colors and with various legends or customer specific symbols. New is the version in fluorescent popul...
Mini-Clamp II Connectors
21.05.2008 - 08:14
3M has announced three additions to the Mini-Clamp family of connector products: the Mini-Clamp II Wiremount Plug 371 Series, Boardmount Socket 372 series and Wiremount Socket 373 Series. Target applications include factory automation and industrial controls. The 3M IDC termination process enables time savings of up to 80% per connection, compar...
Toroidal High-Temperature Inductor
20.05.2008 - 08:00
Vishay announced a toroidal, high-current, high-temperature inductor that offers the industry's highest rated and saturation current, and the industry’s lowest inductance and DCR. With a operating temperature rating to +200°C and a toroidal design to reduce EMI, the TJ3-HT inductor is optimized for switching power supplies, EMI/RF...
Debugger Support for PowerPC440 processor in Xilinx Virtex-5 FXT platform
20.05.2008 - 07:59
Lauterbach, the manufacturer of microprocessor development tools, has launched TRACE32 debugging tool support for the PowerPC 440 processor cores embedded in the recently announced Virtex5 FXT FPGA family, the System Integration Platform from Xilinx. Building on its long-time support of the PowerPC440 processing architecture, Lauterbach has...
Solar Handy Charger
19.05.2008 - 08:03
With the Solar Handy Charger Ansmann is offering a solar-powered charger. Now it is possible, to be completely independent from mains plug and DC car adapters. The Solar Handy Charger changes sun-power into electronic power. The energy-storage units are two NiMH Mignon rechargeable batteries. This device will be an emergency power supply for mob...
Evaluation Kit for Spartan-3A FPGA
16.05.2008 - 08:33
Distributor Silica releases a $39 Xilinx Spartan-3A Evaluation Kit. Populated with a Xilinx Spartan-3A 400A Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), the kit is a solution for designers evaluating or testing their design. Designers can use the Spartan-3A kit for general FPGA prototyping, investigating the Xilinx MicroBlaze soft processor, experiment...
2A, 1MHz synchronous Boost regulator
16.05.2008 - 08:30
Linear Technology announces the LTC3539/-2, 1MHz/2MHz, current mode, synchronous boost DC/DC converters with output disconnect and integrated soft-start. Their internal 2A switches can deliver output voltages as high as 5.25V from an input voltage range of 0.70V at start-up, (0.5V when running) to 5V, making them ideal for Li-Ion/Polymer or sing...
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