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High Density 450W/650W Modular Power Supply

June 28, 2001 7:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Leading power supply manufacturer Lambda introduces its latest innovation, the Vega Series. Designed as a standard configurable product, the Vega utilizes off-the-shelf modules and converters that can be quickly assembled to meet custom output specifications, eliminating the need for high cost, long lead-time custom power supplies....

High Power Modular Power Supplies

June 28, 2001 7:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lambda expands the offerings of its modular power supplies by introducing the high-power 1500W UltraFlex unit. The new unit is capable of up to 20 configurable outputs and has a full array of input and output signals. A single UltraFlex can provide all the system voltages and currents normally powered by using multiple single-output supplies, allowing customers to keep less inventory in stock and reduce their overall bill of materials....


Capacitance Attenuator

June 28, 2001 7:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Schurter announces capacitance attenuators to complement its wide range of Piezo and electro-mechanical switches. This type of robust attenuator is ideal for use in externally exposed environments such as traffic light systems, elevators, or public information terminals, and in industrial environments such as electronic measuring equipment, marine, military and construction equipment....


Desktop Wireless LAN Conversion

June 25, 2001 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elan's latest PC Card Adapter, the P111, enables Wireless LAN PC Cards to be used with existing desktops, and avoids laptop expenditure in setting up a LAN network. Offering guaranteed compatibility with all current hardware and software platforms, the P111 connects simply and easily to the computer's PCI board and auto-installation software comes free with the unit....

Comprehensive solution for Bluetooth(tm) systems on a chip

June 25, 2001 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

ARC International announces the availability of BlueForm™. This is a comprehensive integrated package of hardware and software intellectual property (IP), development tools, and application software for building Bluetooth™ system-on-chip (SoC) products based on the user-customizable ARCtangent™ microprocessor....

Compatible Memory Products

June 25, 2001 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Catalyst Semiconductor announced the addition of the 32 K-bit density CAT25C32 and CAT25C33 and the 64K-bit density CAT25C64 and CAT25C65 SPI(TM) bus compatible memory products to its serial EEPROM product line. The new devices feature a 10MHz clock rate and operate with power supplies ranging from 1....

Test Automation Solution

June 25, 2001 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

TestQuest announced the availability of its test automation solution for Handspring™ Visor™ handheld computers, further extending its reach in the handheld computer industry. The new TestQuest Pro System for Handspring builds on the success and extends the functionality of the company's TestQuest Pro System for Palm, the first product to provide complete functional testing for Palm handheld computers....

Network Management Products

June 25, 2001 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Network operators planning a smooth transition into 2.5G and 3G services — including those dependent upon GPRS — are actively seeking solutions that serve both business and technical requirements for ensuring optimal performance of the converged network. Recognizing that sub-optimal network performance drives customer churn, operators are actively seeking solutions that quickly and easily detect configuration problems and secure QoS...


Satellite Receiver

June 25, 2001 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

The SDR-9000 is a cost-effective solution to receiving DVB/MPEG-formatted data at rates from 1.5 Mb/sec to speeds beyond 45 Mb/sec (50 Ms/sec maximum symbol rate). The SDR-9000 has user-friendly setup and operational features that include an onboard alignment system, a self-contained diagnostic system, front-panel performance monitoring, serial port monitoring and operational control....

Fastap(tm) Keypad

June 25, 2001 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

While today's mobile phones can provide exciting new capabilities, such as mobile e-mail and web browsing, the telephone keypad itself has proven to be a significant obstacle to widespread use of these features. The telephone keypad was not intended to browse the web or write e-mails when it was created in 1955....

1 MB NV SRAM Module

June 25, 2001 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Innovative Microtechnology has introduced IM1245, the 1024K nonvolatile SRAM is fully static. IM1245 has self-contained miniature lithium energy source and control circuitry which constantly monitors V cc for an out of tolerance condition, when such condition occurs, the lithium energy source is automatically switched on and write protection is unconditionally enabled to prevent inadvertent write cycles which can corrupt stored data....

3. From Bag Phone to Video Phone

June 20, 2001 5:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Alastair Upton, RF Micro Devices, Inc. Smaller, lighter, cheaper, better — a familiar pattern within the consumer electronics industry that leads to products with much greater functionality at the same cost, or the same functionality at a much lower cost. For wireless handset and IC manufacturers, this same trend is leading to smaller and smaller products, with a significant reduction in the number of internal components....

Serial EEPROM Supporting ACR SIG

June 20, 2001 5:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. introduced the world's first serial EEPROM supporting the Advanced Communications Riser Special Interest Group (ACR SIG) specification, providing the enumeration memory for next-generation PC Audio Modem Riser cards. The new 24LC09 serial EEPROM features a non-standard address that allows a computer to automatically detect and configure riser cards for industry-standard Plug-and-Play capability....

4. Maximizing Throughput on Automated Programming Systems

June 20, 2001 5:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

For high volume production facilities to lower cost-per-device, throughput with APS systems is critical. Tracey Wilson, BP Microsystems, Inc. Why is throughput the name of the game for high volume programming? Simply put, the more throughput (devices per hour or DPH) the lower cost-per-device achieved....

Base Station Antenna

June 20, 2001 5:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

This small, fully efficient, dual polar UMTS base station antenna provides 16 dBi gain on both polarizations (± 45 degrees). This can be used for most traditional macro sites as well as high density micro cells. Measuring 910 mm high and 135 mm wide, this antenna can be installed alongside existing GSM antennas, even on the smallest masts, without significant effects on wind-loading....


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