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CPU Board Supports LynxOS-SE 5.0

February 11, 2009 10:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kontron and LynuxWorks™ announced support for LynuxWorks' LynxOS-SE 5.0 on Kontron’s ITC-320 3U CompactPCI® CPU board, which is based on the Intel® Core™2 Duo processor. The combination suits “medium robustness” security applications as defined by the U.S. Government, as well as data intensive applications....

POL Converters Deliver 20 A

February 11, 2009 10:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lineage Power’s APTH020A0X3-SRZ and APTS020A0X3-SRZ TLynx open-frame DC/DC converters provide up to 20 A of output current in a regulated output voltage range from 0.60 VDC to 5.50 VDC. Delivering an output from 0.60 VDC to 3.63 VDC or 0.69 VDC to 5.50 VDC, respectively, the units accept an input from 2....


Ultrasonic Sensor Serves Car Reversing Aids

February 11, 2009 10:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

LPRS’ Pro-Wave US040015 ultrasonic sensor generates asymmetrical beam patterns, approximately ±80° about the horizontal axis and 40° about the vertical, which meets the requirements of most car reversing aids. The component has 3 wires to connect: +V power, ground and I/O digital signal. The I/O digital signal connection is a bi-directional port and provides an open collector connection with an internal pull-high resistor....

Power Amplifier Performs from 2,500 to 2,700 MHz

February 11, 2009 10:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micro-Precision Technologies’ MPT2527PA30 self-contained power amplifier is designed to be dropped into a WiMAX, BRS or MMDS system operating from 2,500 to 2,700 MHz. The 2” × 3.48” × 0.65” device exhibits typ. gain of 27 dB, typ. input return loss of 10 dB, typ. output return loss of 15 dB, typ....

Crystal Oscillators Exhibit Low Jitter

February 11, 2009 10:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pericom Semiconductor’s 2.50- and 3.30-V SX and SN Series, and 3.30-V SD and SH Series XP crystal oscillators demonstrate a typ. phase jitter of 0.25 ps rms for CMOS and PECL clock applications, respectively. The components present peak-to-peak jitter of 40 ps, max. power consumption of 25 mA at 2....

IR Receivers Boast Close Sensitivity-to-Size Ratio

February 11, 2009 10:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology’s TSOP75xxx Series SMT IR receivers exhibit a typ. irradiance of 0.15 mW/sqm, a typ. supply current of 0.35 mA at 3.30 V, and a 3-mm profile in side view. The automatic gain control (AGC) components utilize 2 photodiodes to offset the loss of light-gathering capability, as well as 2 photo detectors and a preamplifier in 1 package, with 2 epoxy lenses designed as an IR filter....

iMEMS Accelerometer Exhibits Low Power

February 11, 2009 10:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices’ ADXL345 3-axis digital iMEMS accelerometer offers a power range from 25 to 130 µA in portable consumers electronics. The motion sensor incorporates an on-chip ADC, an on-chip FIFO (first-in/first-out) memory block that stores up to 32 sample sets of X, Y and Z data; and I²C and 3- and 4-wire SPI digital interfaces....


Carrier Supports Four LXI Function Cards

February 11, 2009 10:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bustec's ProDAQ 6100 LXI function card carrier provides access for up to 4 Bustec ProDAQ function cards through a standard Gigabit LAN interface. The 1U 19” half-wide device runs the Linux 2.6 kernel via a 300-MHz processor. The carrier offers an accuracy of 20 ns via synchronization of the data acquisition and Ethernet clocks to ~30 ns....

LED Assemblies Offer Custom Brightness Options

February 11, 2009 10:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Electronic’s LED assemblies present LEDs in customizable configurations, including versions with custom brightness options. The arrays can be customized to include different levels of indicating brightness for each LED within the same unit to meet a specific indicating goal. Standard color options include blue, red and green, and customized colors, such as orange, amber and white, are also available....

DC/DC Converter Boasts Integrated Inductor

February 11, 2009 10:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Enpirion's EN5337QI synchronous buck DC/DC converter contains an integrated inductor for a power density of 149 W/in². The 28-mm²component delivers an output of 3 A. The 5-MHz device accepts an input from 2.375 V to 5.500 V and operates at an efficiency as high as 92%. Protection features include overcurrent protection, thermal shutdown, and undervoltage lockout....

How to Specify a Switch for Portable Medical Equipment

February 6, 2009 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Jerome Smolinski, C&K Components When specifying switches for portable medical equipment, the two major design considerations are size and reliability. Whereas miniaturization was once the main Figure 1. As one of the smallest top actuated tactile switches available on the market, the KMT Series switch helps reduce the overall size of hearing aids....


Measurement Suite Supports Visual Studio 2008

January 30, 2009 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Measurement Computing’s Measurement Studio, version 8.6, Measurement Computing edition (part number: MSTUDIO MCC) integrated suite of classes and controls provides support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008/2005 and .NET 2003. The software offers Windows Forms, Web Forms and ActiveX user interface components....

Object-Oriented Embedded Database Adds Persistence

January 30, 2009 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

McObject's Perst 4.0 object-oriented, embedded database for Java and .NET enables the addition of persistence to any object. This includes objects created by other programs, those for which source code is unavailable and objects created in different programming languages. For Perst Lite (the Java ME edition of Perst), version 4....

Transistor Sockets Contain Brass Alloy Receptacles

January 30, 2009 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mill-Max’s Series 917 TO-5 and TO-100 transistor sockets have precision-machined, brass alloy receptacles assembled with a Mill-Max, 4-finger #30 contact inside each socket. The #30 contact exhibits a pin diameter acceptance range from 0.015” to 0.025” and a current rating of 3 A per position. The products offer 3, 4, 8 or 10 positions....


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