Peregrine’s UltraCMOS Technology Enables High-Power LTE Radios

June 11, 2013 3:45 pm | by WDD Staff | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Peregrine Semiconductor announced from booth #1811 at the International Microwave Symposium in Seattle two new SP5T RF switches that enable the next generation of high-power LTE public safety and military radios. The combination of Peregrine’s UltraCMOS and HaRP technologies allow the new PE42850 and PE42851 switches to achieve 17W of power handling.

LISTED UNDER: Switches, IC | Transmission, Other | Switches, IC

Battery-Free Pressure Sensor Tag

June 10, 2013 3:25 pm | by WDD Staff | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

The Vortex1 from Farsens S.L. is a battery free RFID sensor tag capable of transmitting a unique identifier and the associated pressure data to a commercial EPC C1G2 reader without the need of a battery on the sensor tag. The main advantage of the product lies on the possibility of using the sensor without batteries at all.

LISTED UNDER: Sensors & Transducers | Power, Battery

B&K Precision Expands 1U System Power Supply Offerings

May 30, 2013 4:20 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

B&K Precision Yorba (Linda, CA) expands its DC system power supply offerings with the introduction of  the model 9115 multi-range programmable DC power source. The 9115 can deliver up to 1200 W in multiple combinations of voltage up to 80 V and current up to 60 A.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Supplies

Peregrine Semiconductor Offers Integrated RF Tuning IC Portfolio

May 29, 2013 1:49 pm | by WDD Staff | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Peregrine Semiconductor released four new DuNE Digitally Tunable Capacitors (DTCs), creating the industry’s broadest integrated RF tuning IC portfolio. The PE64906, PE64907, PE64908, and PE64909 DTCs feature a wide capacitance range of 0.6 – 7.7 pF and support power handling up to 34 dBm into 50 Ohms (30 Vpk RF).

LISTED UNDER: Passives, Capacitors | Power, Battery

Cypress TrueTouch Gen4 Touchscreen Controllers

May 28, 2013 5:09 pm | by WDD Staff | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Cypress Semiconductor (San Jose, CA) announced that its TrueTouch Gen4 touchscreen controller family now delivers multiple new advanced features, including the world’s best tracking of gloved fingers on capacitive touchscreens.

LISTED UNDER: Optoelectronics & Displays | Power, Controllers | Switches, IC

Stackpole's ZOV Series of Metal Oxide Varistors

May 23, 2013 3:47 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The ZOV Series of metal oxide varistors from Stackpole Electronics, is a series of epoxy coated square varistors with sizes ranging from 23 to 60 mm. These high-energy varistors come in single, double, triple, and quadruple disc versions...

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical / Mechanical | Passives, Variable Resistors | Phase Shifters

Murata’s New RBQ, DC-DC Converters

May 23, 2013 3:39 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Murata Power Solutions has announced the availability of the RBQ series of isolated 12 Vout, 400 Watt DC-DC converters. The RBQ-12/33-D48 model provides efficiencies up to 96 percent from a standard DOSA-compliant quarter-brick package. The RBQ-12/33-D48 is designed to operate in most applications with convection cooling.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Converters

Ironwood Electronics’ BGA Sockets

May 23, 2013 3:31 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high-performance BGA socket for 0.8 mm pitch BGA 78 pin DDR3 packages. The SG-BGA-6374 socket is designed for a 9x13 mm package size and features bandwidths up to 8 GHz with less than 1 dB of insertion loss.

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Cables | Interconnect, Connectors | Power, Ics

Littelfuse Increases Voltage Output of Multipulse SIDAC Devices

May 23, 2013 2:54 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Littelfuse, Inc. has introduced the Kxxx1GL Series Multipulse SIDAC, a thyristor power control device designed for use in 220 to 240 VAC line installations. The thyristor, when coupled with a capacitor and transformer, generates the multiple high-voltage pulses required to ignite metal-halide lamps.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Controllers

Programmable Digital Temperature Control

May 23, 2013 8:33 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

EIC Solutions, Inc. offers a digital temperature control (DTC) for fine-tuning of temperature inside air conditioned electronic enclosures. The DTC is fully programmable. Features include a tolerance of +/- 1° F through the use of a proportional-integral-derivative (PID) control scheme.

LISTED UNDER: Ceramics | Power, Controllers

VARTA Microbattery's Nickel Based Energy Storage Technology

May 21, 2013 10:06 am | by WDD Staff | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

VARTA Microbattery has announced the addition of HVCAP35, a Nickel (Ni) based energy storage system to the V-Cap Series. VARTA Microbattery's new Ni based energy storage system is a hybrid technology that combines the high energy density advantage of batteries, with the high power advantage of supercapacitors.

LISTED UNDER: Passives, Capacitors | Power, Batteries | Power, Other

New Rugged SBC from MEN Micro

May 21, 2013 10:05 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

MEN Micro Inc. now offers a low power, rugged SBC that incorporates flexible I/O for demanding graphics environments. Using an Intel Atom processor running at 1.6 GHz, the new SC27 is compact, powerful, and able to withstand harsh environments. Additional features include screens from 7” to 15”.

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical / Mechanical | Power, Controllers

Low Profile CR2032 Coin Cell Holder

May 20, 2013 9:45 am | by WDD Staff | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Memory Protection Devices (MPD) has invented another new CR2032 low profile coin cell battery holder. While other CR2032 holder solutions often rise 8 to 10 mm above the PCB, our new LP2032SM-JJ-GTR rises under 5 mm with an installed CR2032 battery.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Batteries | Power, Battery | Power, Other

Maxim’s Bipolar SAR ADC

May 16, 2013 11:48 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. [NASDAQ: MXIM] has announced that it is now shipping the MAX11156, a 12-pin, 18-bit successive approximation register (SAR) analog-to-digital converter (ADC). Available in a tiny 3 x 3 mm TDFN package, the MAX11156 integrates an internal reference and reference buffer, saving at least 70% board space over competing solutions.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Converters

WAGO High-Current DC-DC Converters

May 13, 2013 4:34 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

WAGO Corporation’s High-Current 789 Series DC-DC Converters power I/O within mobile manufacturing, remote energy production, and material handling applications. The 789 Series features a width of 17.5 mm and up to 90% efficiency (24 VDC in, full load).

LISTED UNDER: Filters, Frequency Converters | Down and Up Converters | Power, Converters


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