Fox Electronics has expanded its line of RoHS-compliant ceramic SMD automotive-grade crystals to include two smaller package sizes. The new 3.2 mm x 2.5 mm FXA3225B series with a frequency range from 12 MHz to 52 MHz and the 2.5 mm x 2.0 mm FXA2520B series with a 16 MHz to 50 MHz frequency range are ideal for use in several automotive devices and systems.LISTED UNDER: Automotive | Automotive | Crystals
PETERMANN-TECHNIK of Kaufering in Germany, offers MINI SMD QUARTZ CRYSTALS for use in high-volume wireless applications at very competitive prices. The SMD03025/4CC series mini SMD quartz crystals (with a basic sound of 12 ~ 40 MHz) have a ceramic body and cover and can be mounted on boards with a max.LISTED UNDER: Receivers, Other | Crystals
Suntsu Frequency Control, a leading supplier of frequency control solutions, announced the addition of the SCP9 Series Crystal to their full line of watch crystals. The SCP9 is smaller than previous models, measuring just 1.2mmX2.0mm with a low profile of 0.6mm. The ultra-miniature package is ideal for high density circuit boards.LISTED UNDER: Crystals
By Chester Kaufman, STMicroelectronics Development Engineer - Medical In recent years, the landscape of ultrasound imaging technology has changed dramatically due to advancements in semiconductor and transducer technology. For instance, hand-carried ultrasound products have gone from niche products to main stream, and are today the fastest growing segment in ultrasound....LISTED UNDER: Ceramics | Crystals
By Chester Kaufman, STMicroelectronics Development Engineer - Medical In recent years, the landscape of ultrasound imaging technology has changed dramatically due to advancements in semiconductor and transducer technology. For instance, hand-carried ultrasound products have gone from niche products to main stream, and are today the fastest growing segment in ultrasound.LISTED UNDER: Ceramics | Crystals
Silicon Laboratories Inc. today introduced a family of crystal oscillators (XOs) and voltage-controlled XOs (VCXOs) designed to minimize jitter, system cost and design complexity for a wide range of high-performance, cost-sensitive applications up to 250 MHz. The new Si51x XO/VCXO family provides best-in-class frequency flexibility for networking, communications, storage, server, embedded computing and broadcast video systems and also targe...LISTED UNDER: Crystals
RFMW, Ltd. and Bliley Technologies, Inc. have announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective January 1, 2011. Under the agreement terms, RFMW, with offices in North America, Europe and Israel, will market and have access to sell Bliley Technologies' complete line of Frequency Control Products....LISTED UNDER: Crystals
Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA today launches the µBlue nRF8001. By delivering sub 12.5mA peak currents and connected mode average currents as low as sub 12µA (for 1s connection intervals), µBlue nRF8001represents the industry's lowest power Bluetooth low energy solution....LISTED UNDER: Crystals
Spectrum Sensors & Controls has developed a new series of printed circuit board (PCB) heater assemblies for use in applications where sensitive electronics need to operate at very cold temperatures, or where electronics need a temperature-controlled environment. Some electronics have a limited operating temperature range, but Spectrum’s heater assemblies allow low temperature operation by heating the device itself or by heating the nearby a...LISTED UNDER: Crystals
Silicon Laboratories Inc. announced its latest-generation bridge chip family, providing a cost-effective, small-footprint solution for USB and human interface device (HID)-USB connectivity. Silicon Labs’ new CP21xx USB bridge family offers a turnkey solution for upgrading serial interfaces to USB or adding USB and HID-USB to applications such as personal medical devices, cellular and cordless phones, smart card and flash card readers, perso...LISTED UNDER: Crystals
MUNICH (Electronica 2010) -- Broadening its product offering and furthering its expansion into the consumer electronics market, VTI Technologies announced today at Electronica 2010 in Munich its entrance into the MEMS timing device market. VTI’s timing device products will leverage VTI’s proprietary 3D MEMS and packaging technology....LISTED UNDER: Crystals
Silicon Laboratories Inc. recently introduced an EZRadio® wireless IC solution designed to reduce the cost and complexity of one-way wireless links used in a wide range of consumer, industrial and automotive systems. The new Si4010 system-on-chip (SoC) RF transmitter enables developers to optimize remote keyless entry (RKE), garage door opener, remote control, building automation and security device designs for the lowest system cost and highest performance while ensuring one-way link integrity.
Bliley Technologies, Inc. has introduced a configurable, AT cut-to-package-style series of crystals for high reliability performance in shock- and vibration-laden environments. This latest market introduction allows design engineers to specify custom frequencies (to six decimal places) for maximized frequency pull range....LISTED UNDER: Crystals
Want to learn more about how design engineers are addressing the challenges of Wireless Sensor Networks? Read on! By Nicholas Butler, Wireless Sensor Networks, National Instruments click to enlarge Figure 1. Technology adoption lifecycle from Crossing the Chasm, Geoffrey A.
Today, engineers can combine modern RF signal analyzers with a basic understanding of digital downconversion to produce a tightly synchronized MIMO measurement solution. By David A. Hall, National Instruments click to enlarge Figure 1.