SMC Board-to-Board Adapter Stretches Flexible Mezzanine Distances

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

This SMC board-to-board-adapter from ERNI Electronics is an addition to the SMC 1.270 mm (0.050") pitch connector line, offering flexibility in its board-to-board heights ranging from 20 to 40 mm in 2 mm increments. Available in 12, 26 and 50 pins, the adapter has male contacts on both component ends, and it securely locks into a standard low profile SMT female SMC connector for a robust assembled solution....

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Cable Assemblies Use USB and Latch

September 11, 2008 11:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

FCI’s USB+Power and Latch-N-Lok™ cable assemblies are suitable for applications including control systems, test and measurement equipment, inventory equipment and medical instrumentation. The USB+Power offers 4 power contacts to the interface, 5 A additional current-carrying capability and compliance with USB standard 2....

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Conversion ICs Target Notebook Adapters

September 8, 2008 6:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Power Integrations’ TOPSwitch-HX family of AC/DC power conversion ICs are appropriate for adapters for notebook computers, LCD monitors and flat-panel TVs from 20 to 100 W. The eSIP-L-packaged devices combine a 700 V switching power MOSFET with controller and supervisory functions into a single monolithic IC while utilizing a TOP261 chip....

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TCAS Switches High Frequency RF Signals

September 8, 2008 6:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

The D2-729B003 SPDT from Ducommun Technologies, Inc. switches high frequency RF signals between the top and bottom fuselage-mounted antennas and numbers 1 and 2 systems transponders. The switch is directly applicable to all TCAS systems such as Honeywell and Rockwell/Collins. Features include a weight of 11....


Slide Switches Offer Right Angle Actuations

September 5, 2008 5:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components’ AYZ, JS, JSM and PCM Series slide switches offer right angle actuation suitable for momentary or momentary-and-latched operation. The 1.5 mm 1- or 2-poled SMT AYZ Series exhibit double- and triple-throw action, contact resistance under 80 mΩ and life cycles to 10,000 operations....


Adapter Includes Interchangeable Plugs

September 5, 2008 5:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Phihong’s PSM08R-050(M)-R 8 W adapter comes with a micro-USB output connector and 4 interchangeable clip adapter plugs for use in power outlets worldwide. The double-insulated device offers an AC input range from 90 to 264 V, voltage rating of 5 V DC at 1.6 A and short circuit and over voltage protection....

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Wideband Switches Offer High Isolation and High Frequency

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Microwave introduces its expanded line of switches that offer SPDT to SP5T designs with a bandwidth from 100 MHz to 22 GHz. These switches feature an integral TTL driver and are available with switching speeds higher than 100 nsec, high isolation up to +95 dB and insertion loss as low as 0....


Multiplexer Switches Signals on 100-Ω Cables

August 1, 2008 8:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pickering Interfaces’ 40-736 multiplexer switches communications signals carried on 100-Ω differential pair cables. The device has POTS, USB and Gigabit Ethernet capability with an 8:1 configuration as well as 100BaseT and AFDX capability with a 16:1 configuration and the ability to reverse the transmit and receive pair....

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SMT Connectors Offer Secure Mating Retention

June 16, 2008 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

PNS? Molex, Inc. introduces its series of 2.00 mm pitch SMT wire-to-board connectors for applications that require secure electrical contact. The CLIK-Mate connector features a positive locking mechanism that provides an audible click, indicating that it is fully mated. Rated at 3.0 A, the connectors can be used for signal and power connections in a variety of end-user products that include flat panel displays, gaming devices and on-board a...

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Switches Enable PCIe 2.0 Switching While Offering Zero Delay

May 6, 2008 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Enabling switching PCIe 2.0 data rates at 5.0 Gbps and operating at 1.8, 2.5, or 3.3, the MAX4888A and MAX4889A dual, passive PCIe switches allow multiple PCIe graphics cards to be used in PCs and servers. The MAX4888A (dual single-pole/double-throw- 2 × SPDT) is suited for switching two Rx or Tx equivalent lanes while the MAX4889A quad switch offers twice the capacity, handling four equivalent lanes of PCIe data with the equivalent hal...


Filter for High Performance Cable Increases Available Bandwidth

April 11, 2008 9:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

TriQuint Semiconductor releases its filter for high-speed wideband cable television digital tuner applications that enables CATV tuner, baseband and set-top box (STB) manufacturers to build smaller, high performance DOCSIS 3.0-based high speed cable modems. These modems are optimized for fast data transfer, including advanced services such as video on demand (VOD)....

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Micro Card Edge Data Connectors Target Medical Applications

April 11, 2008 7:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Harting micro card edge data (MCE) connector range is aimed at board-to board mezzanine or small "pluggable daughter card" applications. These MCE connectors are suitable for high rates (up to 14 Gbps) of data transmission in telecommunication, medical and industrial applications. They are available with 40 and 100 contacts in the pitch of 0....

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Hermetically Sealed RF Switches Feature High Isolation

April 11, 2008 7:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mini-Circuits unveils its rugged CSWA2-63DR+ ceramic RF/microwave SPDT switch that operates from 0.5 to 6 GHz in the absorptive mode (good output VSWR in OFF state). Measuring 4ࡪࡧ.2 mm, the device handles tight spaces, and it provides protection against high moisture environments. Features include high IP3 of +45 dBm, 23 ns typical rise/fall time, an operating temperature of -55° C to 125° C, low insertion loss of 1....


Antenna and Cable Monitor Targets Cellular Industry

April 10, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Bird Technologies Group’s ACM500 antenna and cable targets monitoring antenna and cable faults within communication systems that often go undetected by transmitter-internal VSWR monitors. The device serves the role of power monitoring on combined systems with power levels up to 500 W. Like the standard ACM units, the ACM500’s stand-alone capability and alarm outputs allow for constant monitoring of power and VSWR at all critical points in t...

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Custom Membrane Switches Feature Discrete Icon Lighting

March 11, 2008 8:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Eastprint, Inc. announces its custom membrane switches with discrete icon and key ring back lighting in a package that is 0.081 inches thick, depending upon configuration. Engineered to OEM requirements, these thin-profile membrane switches are totally sealed, the back lights provide uniform brightness in any color without hot spots, and they can be positioned on 0....



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