Leading low power radio manufacturer Radiometrix Ltd has launched the new WFX2 radio Transceiver module. Ideally suited to industrial applications requiring long range and high-reliability, the WFX2 offers fast switching together with +27dBm (500mW) RF power output and ETSI Category 1 (Class 1) receiver performance.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. today announced it has introduced analog solutions for low-noise receivers being used in high-sensitivity radio frequency (RF) automotive highway tag applications, including toll tag transponder systems. Skyworks’ devices are being deployed across 40 million transponders supporting small signal RF applications where primary DC power is not available.
Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. announces the new GRN series of "green" power supplies. Available in both single and multiple output versions, these energy efficient component power supplies cover the 45, 60, 80, and 110 watt power levels. Complying with the energy saving requirements of the ErP (Energy Related Products) Directive, the single output versions offer high efficiency, high power density, and low standby power.
IPS Showcases Paper-thin, Non-Flammable Battery Technology for Consumer Devices Infinite Power Solutions announced it has successfully demonstrated a new battery technology to replace conventional lithium-ion batteries and redefine the design of smart phones, tablets and other consumer devices by enabling thinner form factors and better performance.
The MC56F84xx is based on our newly designed 32-bit DSP core. It is the market's fastest digital signal-processing MCU offering exceptional precision, sensing and control for the most efficient digital power conversion and advanced motor control applications. The MC56F84xx includes advanced high-speed and high-accuracy peripherals such as high-resolution pulse width modulation (PWM) with 312 pico-second resolution and dual, high-speed 12-bit analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) with built-in PGA sampling up to 3.
Lantronix today announced the launch of its new patent-pending xPrintServer™ Home Edition, designed specifically for home use by consumers requiring USB printer or network connectivity. About the size of an iPhone®, the new xPrintServer Home Edition is premiering at today’s Digital Experience, a leading consumer electronics media event in New York.
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) today introduced the first in a family of multi-chemistry, multi-cell battery management gas gauge circuits with TI’s proprietary Impedance Track™ capacity measurement technology. The bq34z100 power management chip is the first gas gauge in the industry to support a wide range of lithium-ion and lithium iron phosphate chemistries in 2- to 16-cell battery packs, extending battery run-time in applications like medical instruments, power tools, e-bikes and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS).
Woodstream Corporation now offers the Red Snap'r brand of electric fence chargers . These chargers, available in solar, DC- and AC-power, supply the energy needed to run electric fencing systems that keeps livestock and other farm animals in, while helping to deter predatory animals. Red Snap'r's 30-mile solar low impedance charger, the most powerful solar-powered charger manufactured in the United States, is designed for installation in heavily weeded conditions and is capable of working day and night for up to two weeks without sun.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced the LPC11U30 series of easy-to-use, very low-power USB microcontrollers based on the ARM® Cortex™-M0 processor. Available immediately from major distributors worldwide, the LPC11U30 extends memory options for the award-winning LPC11U00 family with up to 4 KB of EEPROM, 12 KB of SRAM and 128 KB of NXP’s embedded flash with 256 bytes of erase sector.
Integra Technologies, Inc. (ITI) today announced the development of High Voltage Gallium Nitride on Silicon Carbide (GaN on SiC) technology. Integra’s world class RF design team has launched two new products the IGN2735M5 and MPAG2735M30 as drive stages to the output device IGN2735M250 released last year.
Omega introduces its new PX5100 series of rangeable industrial pressure transmitters. The CE compliant, compact transmitter features a backlit display for easy reading, all stainless steel wetted parts, high life cycles, program lock function, quick ranging with internal push-buttons, a backlit display (rotates in 90 degree increments to fit the location) for easy reading.
New Gallium Nitride (GaN) RF MMIC Process Technologies to Enable Lower Cost, Higher Performance Telecommunication and Radar SystemsJune 18, 2012 5:22 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments
Higher Power GaN-on-SiC Processes Allow Telecom System Operators and Military System Providers to Leverage GaN Efficiency for Operational Cost Savings. Cree, Inc.announces the qualification and production release of two new GaN processes: G40V4, a 0.25µm process with operating drain voltage up to 40V, and G50V3, a 0.
Available now from MicroPower Direct, the MPO-40S series is a family of high performance 40W open frame AC/DC power supplies fabricated on a compact 4 x 2 inch PC board. They offer the small size, robust performance and economy required by a wide variety of OEM applications. Eight standard models operate from a universal input of 90 to 264 VAC, providing tightly regulated single outputs of 3.
Safe and Non-Polluting Portable Power System Utilizing Zinc-Air Battery Technology Exceeds 72 Hour Off-Grid Energy Needs for Mission Critical, Emergency Applications QuantumSphere, Inc. (QSI) today announced the availability of its MetAirTM Ranger series for on-demand back-up power in off-grid and emergency applications.
AVX Corporation has expanded its line of thin film, multi-layer organic (MLO), and broadband wire-wound conical inductors to include a new series of shielded and non-shielded SMD power inductors. Designated the Lmax series, these inductors feature a wide inductance range, low DC resistance, and the high current values necessary for industrial applications.
Red Lion Controls today announced its new N-Tron 7900 fully managed industrial Ethernet switch. Designed for use in manufacturing and industrial environments, the 7900 is a four-slot modular switch that provides flexibility, performance and monitoring, as well as specialized features to enhance communications.
Cree, Inc. announces the release of its high- efficiency X-Band, fully matched GaN HEMT transistors for commercial radar and satellite communications applications. Rated at 50W and 100W, these new GaN devices deliver “game- changing” efficiency and performance improvements when compared to existing GaAs MESFET transistors or Traveling Wave Tube (TWT) based amplifiers.
EnOcean has announced its new ESK 300 starter kit which offers a speedy, simple and cost-effective approach to batteryless wireless technology. The starter kit includes a variety of energy converters and modules enabling the effortless creation of energy-autonomous wireless sensors. Using the kit, EnOcean OEM partners will be able to break into new application areas for energy harvesting technology - ranging from building automation through smart homes and smart metering to industry and logistics.
Saelig Co. Inc. announces the PS25451, an ultra-low cost version of Plessey's award winning EPIC Sensor that provides remote sensing for high-volume consumer markets. The PS25451's novel, economical electrode design eliminates the more expensive titanium dioxide electrodes currently used in higher-end medical applications.
EnerSys has improved safety and ease of maintenance in meeting the power demands for uninterruptable power supply (UPS) applications with the introduction of the DataSafe 12HX680F-FR front terminal battery. A valve-regulated, lead-acid (VRLA) battery, the DataSafe 12HX680F-FR is a 12-volt, 680-WPC model complements the existing 16-volt models available at 550, 800 and 925 WPC, which enables coverage of a wide range of KVAs and run times in a selection of front-terminal batteries for UPS applications.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions introduced a new 120 Watt PIN Diode SPDT switch for network applications and military communications. The T/R switch offers high isolation of 50 dB @ 2.7 GHz, low insertion loss, and high Tx RF input power handling of 120W at 85°C. Packaged in a surface mount 4mm 16-Lead PQFN, the MASW-000936 is a SPDT high power, high linearity PIN diode T/R switch.
Progressive Dynamics introduces the new 24 volt power converter/battery charger in 25 amp and 40 amp configurations with built-in, patented 4-stage charging system. This power converter is suited for specialty vehicles and stationary applications including battery charging for buses, shuttle buses, local refrigeration delivery trucks, display vans, emergency vehicles, communication trucks, over-the-road trucks with sleeper cabs and solar energy.
Osram Opto Semiconductors’ new laser bars offer extremely high efficiency of up to 65 percent at 200 Watts optical output power and can simplify the design of laser systems and reduce their cost. Laserline, one of the leading manufacturers of diode lasers for industrial material processing, is taking advantage of these benefits in its new fiber-coupled diode lasers used in applications from welding of metals and plastics to surface treatment and cutting.
Melexis announces today the next-generation IC Family for sensor-less and sensor based BLDC motor control for automotive applications. The new IC family follows the very successful MLX81200 core integration concept. This newest family of driver ICs combines voltage regulator, LIN -Transceiver, MCU, EEPROM, Flash, RAM, Power FET Pre-Driver and several dedicated circuit blocks for highly efficient BLDC motor control from a single IC.
International Rectifier introduced the automotive qualified AUIRS2334S 600V IC for 3-phase inverterized motor drive applications such as high-voltage compressors (HVAC) and fans. The AUIRS2334S features an advanced input filter to improve the input/output pulse symmetry of the signals processed by the device.