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Current-sensing ICs now offered in ultra-miniature package

– 3 mm square device with 0.75 mm profile for high- and low-side sensing applications – An innovative new ultra-miniature package offering has been introduced for the family of current sensor ICs available from Allegro MicroSystems Europe. Allegro’s smallest current sensor linear IC, the ACS711, is now housed in a 0.75 mm thick low-profile QFN … Read more

Waterproof Switch Products described in new Short-form from knitter-switch

Many switches rated to IP67 Includes keypads and keyboards knitter-switch, one of Europe’s leading switch manufacturers, has published a four page short-form catalogue which highlights the company’s comprehensive waterproof switch offering designed to suit all types of outdoor applications as well as those requiring protection against moisture ingress. Although the new short-form provides brief product … Read more

Mouser Signs International Distribution Agreement with Coilcraft To Provide Leading Magnetic Components

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced the signing of a new international distribution agreement with Coilcraft, a leading magnetic component manufacturer, across the regions of Europe, Asia, Mexico and South America. Through this partnership, being announced at Embedded World in Germany, Mouser is now stocking a wide range of Coilcraft’s magnetic and inductive products for immediate … Read more

Renesas Electronics Europe Unveils Next-Generation Low-Power Microcontroller Series

RX100 series: the industry’s lowest cost, ultra-low power 32-bit RX devices achieve as little as 350nA current consumption Renesas Electronics Europe, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today disclosed details of its roadmap for its next-generation microcontrollers (MCUs). Renesas is expanding the RX family to include the lowest power, lowest cost RX 32-bit MCU … Read more

HMI Interface to Embedded Electronics: 5.7″ Color Display – Including with Touchscreen Capability

Today, LCD displays are a dominating force when it comes to man-to-machine interfaces (MMIs) and also encompass touchscreens employing different technologies. The EA eDIPTFT57-A intelligent display from Electronic Assembly is, for a variety of reasons, the ideal candidate for implementing an interactive control in mechanical engineering or industrial electronics applications. The high-contrast screen, for example, which … Read more

ARCOL High Power Resistors offer unequalled Pulse Power Capability in a Compact Form Factor

UK based ARCOL Resistors, the long established specialists in resistor technology, is extending its HS range of high-power aluminium-housed resistors to include a low profile version offering an unequalled balance of pulse power capability versus volume. ARCOL HS power resistors are manufactured using a wire-wound design to maximise their high pulse capability and are available … Read more

Mouser Signs International Distribution Agreement with Coilcraft To Provide Leading Magnetic Components

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced the signing of a new international distribution agreement with Coilcraft, a leading magnetic component manufacturer, across the regions of Europe, Asia, Mexico and South America. Through this partnership, being announced at Embedded World in Germany, Mouser is now stocking a wide range of Coilcraft’s magnetic and inductive products for immediate … Read more

Crystek maximizes performance and efficiency in new 5580-5685 Coaxial Resonator Oscillator (CRO)

Crystek’s new CVCO55CXT-5580-5685 Coaxial Resonator Oscillator (CRO) is a coaxial-based VCO with an internal proprietary frequency doubler. The CVCO55CXT family’s frequency doubling, 2X fundamental technology reaches new performance levels of lower phase noise and much lower harmonics over the competition, while achieving lower current consumption in the process. The CVCO55CXT-5580-5685 operates from 5580 to 5685 … Read more

Robust connector housings for outdoor applications

HARTING has expanded its Han-Eco(R) industrial connector series with a range of plastic housings including a variant designed for outdoor applications. These connector housings – in glass fibre reinforced high-performance plastic – give the customer the benefits of reduced weight and improved cost/performance ratio. They combine outstanding mechanical properties and excellent resistance to environmental factors, … Read more

Arrow Electronics and IMST agree on wireless cooperation

Arrow Electronics and IMST, a development service provider for wireless systems and manufacturer of radio modules based in Kamp-Lintfort, Germany, have signed a cooperation agreement regarding the sale and distribution of wireless systems and solutions. In future, Arrow will market and distribute IMST`s wireless modules. As part of the agreement, Arrow offers its customers design … Read more

IR Expands Portfolio of Rugged, Reliable 600V Trench Ultrafast IGBTs

International Rectifier has announced the expansion of its family of 600V insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) with the introduction of the IRGP4640D, IRGP4650D and IRGP4660D. The new rugged, reliable devices are optimized for uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), solar, induction heating, industrial motor and welding applications. The 40A IRGP4640D, 50A IRGP4650D and 60A IRGP4660D IGBTs utilize trench … Read more

IR’s AUIR3200S Offers Enhanced Protection and Diagnostics for Automotive Relay Replacements and Battery Switches

International Rectifier has launched the automotive-qualified AUIR3200S MOSFET driver IC with comprehensive protection and diagnostic features offering enhanced reliability for relay replacements and battery switch applications. Available in an SO8 package, the AUIR3200S features over-current protection and over-temperature protection in addition to a diagnostic feature to report a short on the load. When designed with … Read more