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The MathWorks International Aerospace and Defense Conference

September 18, 2003 9:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

The event, which includes a one-day symposium and two-day leadership council, will bring experts from around the world and across the industry to address their common engineering software challenges. MathWorks customers including NASA, EADS, Lockheed Martin, U.S Navy, and BAE Systems will showcase unique and shared experiences and provide insights into leveraging the Company’s industry-standard MATLAB and Simulink-based technologies....

Battery Charger

September 2, 2003 8:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Linear Technology introduces the LTC4002, a standalone switch-mode Li-Ion battery charger with an operating supply as high as 24 V. Low 4.7V input supply and low dropout operation of the IC guarantees continuous charging of 4.2 V Li-Ion batteries from 5 V wall adapters. For safety and autonomous charge control, the LTC4002 includes features such as automatic shutdown, battery preconditioning, battery temperature sensing, end-of-charge indic...

Automotive Component Testing

September 2, 2003 8:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Schaffner has published a wall cart that covers key elements of automotive component testing. The cart includes a variety of diagrams, tables, and ratio charts for RF emissions, direct RF power injection, Bulk Current Injection (BCI), ESD and transients, as well as TEM cell and stripline testing....


Battery Chargers

July 30, 2003 9:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cell-Con's lead acid battery chargers are designed to work with batteries that have been discharged to the manufacturers recommended 1.75 V per cell (5.25 V for a 6 V battery and 10.5 V for a 12 V battery). If the batteries have been discharged below that point or if the battery is near the end of its service life, it may draw more current than the charger it is designed for....

Power Management ICs

July 30, 2003 9:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Two new power management solutions for portable electronics such as cellular phones, PDAs and MP3 players are introduced by Micrel. The MIC221x family consists of two low-dropout (LDO) regulators, a power-on reset (POR) supervisor and an open-drain driver. The MIC2213 and MIC2214 offer a dual LDO regulator with an integrated POR supervisor and an open-drain driver....

Battery Clips

July 30, 2003 9:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Keystone Electronics introduces a low profile battery clip for AAA and N cells. The clip features a "flow hole" SMT solder tail designed to increase joint strength. The .010 inches thick nickel-plated spring steel clip is designed to securely retain cells and withstand shock and vibration....

Power Management Unit

July 8, 2003 11:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

austriamicrosystems has developed a highly integrated, real time programmable power management unit (PMU). The AS3601 PMU is designed for mobile applications such as cellular phones, PDAs, digital cameras, and more. The AS3601 integrates all major functions for handheld devices: DC/DC step-up and step-down converters, LDOs, a battery charger/fuel gauge, general purpose I/Os (GPIOs), features like white LED drivers, and an audio amplifier( a...

Dual Channel Battery/Charger Simulator

July 2, 2003 9:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Keithley introduces its Model 2306-VS dual channel fast transient power supply with external triggering. Designed to meet the evolving test needs of handset and cellular component manufacturers, the Model 2306-VS allows externally triggered output voltage level changes with additional measurement capability....


AC Power Supplies

May 30, 2003 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elgar introduces the high frequency (up to 1000 Hz) and high voltage (up to 155/310 V AC) option for the CW Series AC power supply. All this is packaged in the same compact 3.5 inch high chassis. The CW Series is available in multiple power ranges with optional IEEE-488 or isolated analog remote programming....

Li-Ion Battery Charger

May 30, 2003 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

The LTC4056 is a linear Li-Ion battery charger controller in a ThinSOT™ package. The total solution occupies an area of less than 75 mm 2 and has a height of 1 mm. The LTC4056 targets systems that need to charge a 4.2 Li-Ion battery from a 4.5 V to 6.5 V input source with charge currents ranging from 200 mA to 700 mA....

Radar Stability Test System

April 29, 2003 7:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

The PN9002 is a pulse-to-pulse radar stability test system. The PN9002 system enables measurements of amplitude and phase stability of radar pulses with a dynamic range. It integrates hardware and software to test a two-ports module for amplitude and phase stability. The PN9002 acts as a "micro-radar" providing pulsed signals to the unit under test and analyzing the received pulses....

Power Management Device

April 29, 2003 7:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

The XC6403 includes a LDO voltage regulator and voltage detector in one single-chip package. With a power consumption of 30 μA (less than 0.01 μA in standby), the XC6403 is ideal for Bluetooth and WLAN. The series provides regulated low-noise outputs, and can be configured to monitor various parts of the circuit including the input, battery level check; and the output, similar to a power 'OK' function....

Battery Contacts

March 28, 2003 9:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

These leaf-type battery contacts for snap-in mounting of AA batteries are high reliability devices feature spring tension, which provides low contact resistance while adjusting to any variations in battery length. Availability is in either leaf spring (negative, Part #590) or button (positive, Part #596)....


Battery Contact

March 28, 2003 3:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Developed for portable electronic devices, the BC-501-1 SMT batter contact produces high-reliability spring contact due to its design. The free standing BC-501-1 contacts can be randomly placed on a circuit board. The BC-501-1 is manufactured from phosphor bronze flat wire with gold plating, 10 micro inches thick over nickel....

Battery System

February 25, 2003 12:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The PowerSafe DDm battery system provides long service life and excellent performance for a variety of applications that require large capacity valve-regulated batteries. The cell design of the DDm incorporates thick 0.25 inches positive plates for a long battery life of up to 20 years. The battery cells have welded epoxy, dual post seals that are 100% water bath tested in the factory....

DC/DC Power Converters

February 25, 2003 12:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Q Model of the UHE Series has input voltage ranges from 9 to 36 volts (Q12 model) and 18 to 75 volts (Q48 model). Output voltages/currents are: 3.3 Vout at 7.5 Amps; 5 Vout at 5 Amps; 12 Vout at 2.5 Amps; and 15 Vout at 2 Amps. Efficiencies as high as 90%. The models are come in rugged, fully-encapsulated, plastic packages....


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....

Linear Battery Charger

December 26, 2002 8:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

The ISL6291 is a highly integrated linear battery charger for single cell Li Ion/Li Polymer powered handheld applications. ISL6291 provides a single output voltage of either 4.2 V or 4.1 V, 1% accuracy, required for safely charging Li based cells. The part is available in a 16-pin 5 × 5 mm QFN package....

Process for Power Management Applications

December 2, 2002 6:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

PolarFab offers a 1.25-micron, 30 V junction-isolated modular bipolar process for 6 inches wafers. The BP30 process is ideal for power management applications up to 30 V including amplifiers, line drivers, and other linear applications. The PB30 process employs a lateral isolation technique that provides tight packing density without increasing process complexity....

Battery Connector

November 1, 2002 6:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Euro Battery Connector family (EBC), features technical innovations for ease of use and assembly for 80, 160, and 320 amp applications. Its design is intermatable with all existing DIN 43589-1 auxiliary contact systems currently installed. The EBC allows the voltage-key to remain in place when acid/air circulation is used....

Front Terminal Battery

November 1, 2002 6:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Powersafe VX100F series has a design life of 10 years at 40°C. The series includes positive plates made of pure lead for enhanced corrosion resistance, a polycarbonate/ABS blend used for the battery's case and cover to provide added mechanical strength and thermal stability, and a high quality compression grommet post seal....

Lithium Battery Protection Module

September 11, 2002 5:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Panther Lithium-Battery Protection Module is for use in Li-ion and Li-polymer single-cell applications. The miniature module improves the operating life of one-cell rechargeable battery packs. It provides complete lithium-battery protection with no external components. The Panther module is sized to connect to most Li-polymer cells without extra connecting boards or flex....

Battery Packs

September 11, 2002 5:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

These custom battery packs feature special brackets or stand-offs to save space inside product packages or can incorporate snap-on plastic cases to create space outside, while maintaining a clean, streamlined appearance. Primary chemistries such as alkaline, nickel-cadmium, nickel-metal-hydride, lithium ion, and LMNO 2 are available....

CDT Aerospace Group

August 1, 2002 11:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

PTFE Wire Insulation      CDT Seamless Wrap PTFE tape improves handling and mechanical performance of PTFE-insulated wire and jacketed cable by virtually eliminating the mechanical "weak points" of the seams caused by tape overlap in conventional PTFE tape wrapping....

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