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Precise Current-Transmitter/Source-Sink Calibrator Has Wide Compliance Range
31.10.2017 · Circuits
Many industrial and control applications use analog current loops as the physical link for measurements and actuator control. Although several ranges are used, the most popular is still the 4- to 20-mA standard. Loop accuracy depends on the transmitter’s ability to transform the sensor signal to a current...
Holtek Announces New BC32F7611 ARM Cortex-M0+ Based Low Energy Bluetooth Transparent Transmission Controller
Holtek is now pleased to announce the release of its new Arm Cortex-M0+ based low energy Bluetooth transparent transmission controller, the BC32F7611, a device especially developed for Bluetooth Low Energy applications...
Extend Battery Life of USB Type-C Devices with Maxim's Flexible Buck Converter
30.10.2017 · News
Developers of multi-cell, USB Type-C™ products that need higher current, dual input, and I2C support now have a flexible option with the MAX77756 24 V, 500 mA, low quiescent current buck converter from Maxim Integrated Products. USB Type-C products must generate an always-on 3.3 V rail to detect USB insertions...
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Announces New P-Channel MOSFET for USB PD Load Switch
28.10.2017 · News
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOS) introduced AONR21357, the initial product in this P-Channel family. The new AONR21357 uses the improved P-Channel MOSFET process to achieve low power loss and reliable startup. The new device rated at –30 V drain-source breakdown voltage (BVDSS) and –25 V gate-source voltage...
Peregrine Announces PE29102 High-speed FET Driver
26.10.2017 · News
The UltraCMOS PE29102 is a high-speed FET driver with a switching speed up to 40 MHz. It is ideal for either half-bridge or full-bridge configurations and is designed to control the gates of external power devices, such as gallium nitride FETs...
11 Myths About Fingerprint Sensors and Multifactor Authentication
25.10.2017 · Articles
What's true and what's not when it comes to fingerprint sensors and multifactor authentication on mobile devices?...
CML expands RF power amp family with CMX902 IC
25.10.2017 · News
CML expands RF power amp family with ultra-compact device for 130 MHz to 700 MHz CMX902 IC combines high gain and high efficiency with small footprint. The CMX902 is ideally suited for VHF and low UHF radio applications such as data modules, marine VHF communications, general-purpose, low-power RF transmitters and radio applications used in Industrial Internet of Things...
Toshiba Launches 40V and 60V MOSFETs Based on Latest Generation of Trench Process
25.10.2017 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced new 40 V and 60 V power MOSFETs based on the company’s latest generation U-MOS-IX-H trench semiconductor process. The TK3R1P04PL, TK4R4P06PL and TK6R7P06PL N-channel MOSFETs can be driven by 4.5 V logic levels and offer ultra-low maximum on resistance...
NXP Leverages Google's Cloud IoT Core to Enable Smart Devices for Edge Computing
24.10.2017 · News
As an early partner for Android Things, NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced support for the public beta of Google Cloud IoT Core, a fully managed service on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to securely connect and manage IoT devices at scale...
Hex-Switch Decoder Uses Weighted-Capacitor Network to Reduce I/O Pin Count
By using this simple capacitor-network circuit and software, designs using the Arduino Uno need only two I/O pins to read a hex-switch decoder, leaving the remaining pins for other functions...