January 27, 2003 9:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

The LTC4214 is a negative Hot Swap™ controller in a MSOP package. The device allows a board with a low voltage negative supply to be safely inserted and removed from a live backplane. Output current is controlled by three stages of current limiting: a timed circuit breaker, active current limiting, and a fast feed forward path that limits peak current under worst-case catastrophic fault....

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Family of System Controllers

May 6, 2002 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

     Amplifier Research (AR) has created the software and a family of System Controllers (the SC 1000 Series) that connect and coordinate multiple pieces of RF test equipment. Multiple amplifiers, antennas, signal generators, directional couplers, and spectrum analyzers or receivers can now be linked in a coordinated system, which AR has named the Brainlink System™....

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Design Considerations When Using Flash Microcontrollers in Wireless Applications

October 1, 2001 4:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

The future of Flash microcontrollers. By Rodger Richey, Microchip Technology Inc. The microcontroller remains one of the most ubiquitous electronic components used in wireless applications today. While many engineers have designed with read-only-memory (ROM) or one-time-programmable (OTP) versions, Flash-based microcontrollers are emerging as the definitive choice for a variety of new designs....

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Power Controllers

July 23, 2001 5:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

A highly integrated family of -70V hot-swap power controllers designed especially for telecom switch applications is now available from Micrel Semiconductor. Manufactured in 20-pin TSSOP and thermally-enhanced TSSOP packages, the MIC2596 and MIC2597 incorporate two completely independent -70V channels....

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