Electronics News and Product Design Updates
03.12.2009 - 11:38
Maxim introduces the MAX9617/MAX9618, zero-drift, rail-to-rail operational amplifiers. Packaged in 6-pin SC70 (single) and 8-pin SC70 (dual) packages, these devices are designed to operate from 1.8V to 5.5V supplies. The MAX9617/MAX9618 are ideal for a wide variety of portable medical applications. The ICs achieve both a 10µV (max) input-o...
Batteries for hearing aid acousticians
30.10.2009 - 10:07
This year Varta Microbattery GmbH was present with a booth on the International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians. The 54th International Hearing Aid Acousticians Congress took place from 21 to 23 October 2009 in the Congress Centre in Nuremberg. Varta Microbattery focused their presentation on rechargeable hearing aid batteries. These high-p...
LeCroy Oscilloscopes at RS Components
26.10.2009 - 10:00
RS Components announced the expansion of its test and measurement portfolio with the introduction of LeCroy, a manufacturer of oscilloscopes and serial data test solutions. Included in the RS range is WaveAce series of six dual-channel, colour screen oscilloscopes, providing bandwidths from 60 MHz to 300 MHz, sample rates up to 2 GS/s and wavefo...
Three axis sensor detect 24g
19.10.2009 - 12:54
STMicroelectronics introduced a three-axis sensor with digital output that can detect accelerations up to 24g, or about 5x the force created by a Formula One car under heavy braking. The LIS331HH provides accurate output across full-scale ranges of ±6/±12/±24g. The medium-g sensing enables high-level vibration monitoring and...
Class D Audio Amplifier
05.10.2009 - 10:35
ON Semiconductor introduced a Class D Audio Amplifier with an integrated charge pump. The NCP2830 is a 1W constant power filterless device that delivers continuous audio output to an 8.0 Ω Bridge Tied Load (BTL) with less than 1 percent total harmonic distortion - even if the input voltage varies. Housed in a 20-pin QFN package measuring 3...
Atmel receives ZigBee Smart Energy Certification
01.10.2009 - 09:09
Atmel announced that the BitCloud ZigBee PRO stack has been awarded ZigBee Smart Energy product certification. BitCloud Smart Energy offers utility companies a secure technology for wireless home area networks (HANs) by connecting in-premise devices, such as meters, thermostats and smart appliances, to each other and to wide area energy distribu...
PLC network layer for smart metering
30.09.2009 - 09:20
Renesas Technology Europe announced has completed development of an enhanced version of its PLC network layer RUN-M. Designed to specifically address requirements for communication over smart metering networks, the Renesas PLC solution comprises a Physical Layer (DCSK based, PLC modulation), a Data Link layer and RUN-M, the Renesas Ubiquitous Ne...
Dual-channel-e 16-bit DAC with 400MHz bandwidth
28.09.2009 - 23:28
Analog Devices introduced a dual-channel, 1.2-GSPS (giga-sample-per-second), 16-bit DAC (digital-to-analog converter) that supports the high data rates and complex modulation schemes required for advanced multi-carrier wireless and broadband communications equipment throughout the world. Featuring an on-chip 32-bit NCO (numerically-controlled os...
23.09.2009 - 09:05
Jennic has announced the availability of a range of integrated modules, based on its JN5148 wireless microcontroller. Initially targeting ZigBee PRO applications, the range comprises: the JN5148-001-M00, which features an integrated printed antenna; the JN5148-001-M03, which connects to an external antenna via a built-in uFl connector; and the J...
PXI interface modules for aerospace and avionics applications
22.09.2009 - 08:32
National Instruments offers new PXI interface modules for MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429 and AFDX military and aerospace avionics applications as a result of the company's collaboration with AIM, a provider of avionics instrumentation. By configuring, distributing and servicing PXI systems that feature AIM interfaces, NI now can serve as a single p...
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