Multiplexer Switches Signals on 100-Ω Cables

August 1, 2008 8:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pickering Interfaces’ 40-736 multiplexer switches communications signals carried on 100-Ω differential pair cables. The device has POTS, USB and Gigabit Ethernet capability with an 8:1 configuration as well as 100BaseT and AFDX capability with a 16:1 configuration and the ability to reverse the transmit and receive pair....

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Cables | Switches, IC

Switches Enable PCIe 2.0 Switching While Offering Zero Delay

May 6, 2008 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Enabling switching PCIe 2.0 data rates at 5.0 Gbps and operating at 1.8, 2.5, or 3.3, the MAX4888A and MAX4889A dual, passive PCIe switches allow multiple PCIe graphics cards to be used in PCs and servers. The MAX4888A (dual single-pole/double-throw- 2 × SPDT) is suited for switching two Rx or Tx equivalent lanes while the MAX4889A quad switch offers twice the capacity, handling four equivalent lanes of PCIe data with the equivalent hal...


Hermetically Sealed RF Switches Feature High Isolation

April 11, 2008 7:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mini-Circuits unveils its rugged CSWA2-63DR+ ceramic RF/microwave SPDT switch that operates from 0.5 to 6 GHz in the absorptive mode (good output VSWR in OFF state). Measuring 4ࡪࡧ.2 mm, the device handles tight spaces, and it provides protection against high moisture environments. Features include high IP3 of +45 dBm, 23 ns typical rise/fall time, an operating temperature of -55° C to 125° C, low insertion loss of 1....


Custom Membrane Switches Feature Discrete Icon Lighting

March 11, 2008 8:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Eastprint, Inc. announces its custom membrane switches with discrete icon and key ring back lighting in a package that is 0.081 inches thick, depending upon configuration. Engineered to OEM requirements, these thin-profile membrane switches are totally sealed, the back lights provide uniform brightness in any color without hot spots, and they can be positioned on 0....


Step-Down Regulators Integrate Low-On-Resistance Switches

January 22, 2008 5:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces its MAX8833/MAX8855 step-down regulators that operate from 3.3 V or 2.5 V inputs, provide dual 3 A or dual 5 A outputs (respectively), and integrate switches that maximize space savings. The use of internal MOSFETs enables these devices to operate efficiently from a low input voltage which is not possible with large, discrete MOSFETs....


Managed Industrial Ethernet Switches

November 15, 2007 7:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advantech introduces its EKI-7659C family of managed industrial Ethernet switches. This compact and industrially hardened switch offers advanced traffic control for optimum network performance and security along with rapid self-healing fiber optic ring capabilities to ensure network uptime in adverse environments....

LISTED UNDER: Industrial | Switches, IC

High-Side Load Switches

November 15, 2007 7:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micrel Inc. launches its MIC94070/1/2/3 series of high-side load switches that are designed for a variety of mass-market handheld battery-powered consumer devices including cell phones, digital cameras and personal entertainment consoles. The series features a typical RDSON of 120 mΩ, and the devices operate with inputs ranging from 1....


PIN Switches with Integral TTL Drivers

September 26, 2007 8:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Link Microtek introduces a range of high-performance miniature PIN switches in small package size and integral TTL drivers, making them suitable for use in applications where space is restricted. The SM-DHS series PIN switches are supplied in hermetically sealed packages, and they are aimed at the military, aerospace and telecomm sectors....


Low Profile SMD Switches

July 18, 2007 11:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omron Electronic Components LLC announces the availability of the D3SH series of ultra-small size, low profile SMD switches. Measuring 3.4D × 3.0W × 0.9H mm and weighing 0.02g, the switch is utilized in presence/absence applications to detect location with an on-off signal. A unique mechanism enables high contact reliability and precision operation....


Absorptive Switches

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Mini-Circuits introduces the SPDT absorptive switches with internal CMOS control driver which delivers a giant leap in performance by giving you high isolation, very low insertion loss and high input IP3 over the entire DC-3000MHz band. Operating from a single positive 3 V supply voltage, these RoHS compliant switches are totally immune to latch-up so they always work....


SP3T Analog Switches

May 8, 2006 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX4908/MAX4909, dual SP3T (single-pole triple-throw) analog switches. These switches handle negative signals with a single positive power supply, thereby reducing external component count and improving audio signal quality. The MAX4908/MAX4909 feature integrated shunt resistors to ground....


Skyworks Ramps Innovative CMOS Switches into Volume Production with Several Customers

March 3, 2006 6:06 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. announces that its highly innovative CMOS switches for satellite receiver applications are gaining significant market traction and have commenced volume production in support of several customers throughout Asia and Europe. The SKY13264-340LF and SKY13272-340LF, which were first launched in June 2005, are true high-isolation direct broadcast satellite (DBS) complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) switches tha...

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P-channel Load Switches

February 7, 2006 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

A new family of p-channel load switches with slew-rate control for high-volume mobile phone and PDA power management applications is available from Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. The SiP4280 devices will be used to turn on and turn off the power for the display, speakerphone, memory cards, and other such functions in portable electronic systems....


RF Switches

February 2, 2006 7:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

The first devices to be released on the HaRP-enhanced UltraCMOS process are the PE42672 SP7T and the PE42660 SP6T RF switches, designed for quad-band GSM and GSM/WCDMA handset applications. Since the mid-1990s, integration, standardization and modularization have provided the GSM handset industry a roadmap of reduced size, increased performance and reduced cost....


Transfer Switches

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

RLC Electronics’ high power transfer switch provides high reliability, long life and good electrical performance. It features low insertion loss and VSWR over the entire DC to 6.0 GHz range while maintaining high isolation. On remote latching units, a manual override option allows the user to switch manually without power applied....



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