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....


Feeder Cable Displays Bending Properties

March 11, 2008 7:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) adds its ultra-flexible, foam dielectric coaxial cable to its CELLFLEX Lite range. Due to a corrugated copper inner conductor, the CELLFLEX Lite UCF cable has optimal bending properties, and it can be site-connected directly to base station antennas. Corrugated aluminum outer conductors are common to all versions of the cable....

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Step-Down Regulators Integrate Low-On-Resistance Switches

January 22, 2008 5:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces its MAX8833/MAX8855 step-down regulators that operate from 3.3 V or 2.5 V inputs, provide dual 3 A or dual 5 A outputs (respectively), and integrate switches that maximize space savings. The use of internal MOSFETs enables these devices to operate efficiently from a low input voltage which is not possible with large, discrete MOSFETs....


High-performance, Lightweight Cables

January 14, 2008 4:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics announces that it has extended the M/A-COM family of high-performance, lightweight cables to include five cable types covering a variety of outer diameter sizes and constructions. The M/A-COM FA20RXLW, FA29RXLW, FA46RXLW, FN49RXLW and FN52RLLW augment the successful FN34RXLW cable line and are suited for use in electronic defense, launch vehicles, commercial aviation, space/satellites and other general purpose military appl...

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High-Density Connectors Designed for Backplane and Orthogonal Applications

December 12, 2007 9:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

FCI introduces the ZipLine™ connector system in response to customer demand for increased signal density. Designed for both backplane and orthogonal applications, the connectors can reach speeds of 12.5 Gb/s with up to 101 signal pairs per linear inch at 1.5 mm column pitch, making ZipLine one of the highest density connectors available with press-fit termination....

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Sealing Electrical Connectors: When is it Worth Moving Up to Ceramic?

November 21, 2007 5:42 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Ceramic-to-metal seals have a number of properties that allow for a more robust, durable hermetic seal and better electrical insulation than glass-to-metal seals. Morgan Advanced Ceramics (MAC) Range of Options When engineers design a seal for feedthroughs and other electrical connectors, four general classes of material are evaluated....

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RS232 Bluetooth Adapter Makes Data Transfer Easy

November 21, 2007 5:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

The LM048, available from LM Technologies, is one of the world’s smallest RS232 Bluetooth adapters. The unit is appropriate for either cable replacement or wireless data transfer. The versatile internal firmware fulfills various industry requirements. A top switch will turn the unit from DTE to DCE....

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Managed Industrial Ethernet Switches

November 15, 2007 7:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advantech introduces its EKI-7659C family of managed industrial Ethernet switches. This compact and industrially hardened switch offers advanced traffic control for optimum network performance and security along with rapid self-healing fiber optic ring capabilities to ensure network uptime in adverse environments....

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High-Side Load Switches

November 15, 2007 7:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micrel Inc. launches its MIC94070/1/2/3 series of high-side load switches that are designed for a variety of mass-market handheld battery-powered consumer devices including cell phones, digital cameras and personal entertainment consoles. The series features a typical RDSON of 120 mΩ, and the devices operate with inputs ranging from 1....


Addition of High Flex Round Cable

November 15, 2007 7:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

W. L. Gore & Associates has added high flex round cable to its online design tool. --> W. L. Gore & Associates has added high flex round cable to its online design tool. The addition of round cable gives equipment designers even more standard cable solutions from Gore. When demand is uncertain or small order quantities are needed, Gore has cable for applications that demand flex life reliability....

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Jacketed Hand Formable Cables

November 8, 2007 7:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW annouces YouForm™ high quality, low cost jacketed hand-formable cables featuring stainless steel SMA plugs on each end are now available in straight and right angle configurations. VSWR tested 1.35 to 1 at 18 GHz for SMA straight connectors and 1.35 to 1 at 12.4 GHz for SMA right angle....

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HDMI Cables for Home Theater Applications

October 17, 2007 6:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Belden announces its high definition multimedia interface (HDMI) cables to enhance the home theater experience. The HDMI shielded twisted pair cables provide an interface between any compatible digital audio/video source and a compatible digital audio and/or video monitor in the home theater set-up, as well as providing support for standard, enhanced or high-definition video and multi-channel digital audio, all on a single assembly....

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PIN Switches with Integral TTL Drivers

September 26, 2007 8:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Link Microtek introduces a range of high-performance miniature PIN switches in small package size and integral TTL drivers, making them suitable for use in applications where space is restricted. The SM-DHS series PIN switches are supplied in hermetically sealed packages, and they are aimed at the military, aerospace and telecomm sectors....


SMA Bulkhead Connectors for OEM Applications

September 26, 2007 8:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF Connectors offers a variety of SMA bulkhead mount connectors for use in OEM applications. Mounting configurations include front and rear mount with solder cup electrical terminations. Male and female SMA connector interfaces are available. Connector bodies are machined brass with nickel or gold plating....

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Plastic Circular Connectors Meet Demanding Medical Device Requirements

September 25, 2007 11:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hypertronics Corporation has expanded their patent pending HyperGrip product line. The product line now offers more configurations, including connectors with 20 (HG3), 34 (HG4), or 85 (HG6) pin positions to complement the growing 12-pin position connector (HG2). Designed specifically for the medical industry, HyperGrip is a user-configurable circular connector which is color-coded and customer key-able for accurate and quick connections on ...

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