Consumer

July 2019
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Ken Bednasz at Telit

5G’s the future of telecommunications, and as such, it’s significantly faster and more reliable than the status quo. And in this episode of the PSDcast, we’re chatting with Ken Bednasz at
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Date:
07/31/2019
AC-DC Power Supplies Offer Multiple Mounting Options
TUALATIN, Ore. — CUI’s Power Group announced the addition of 3 W and 5 W models to its line of low power, encapsulated ac-dc power supplies. Available in board mount, chassis mount, wire lead, and DIN rail configurations, the single output PSK‑S3 and PSK‑S5B series are housed in compact packages measuring
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Date:
07/30/2019
Powercast: 3 FCC Approvals for Over the Air Wireless Power

Powercast long-range wireless power technology gains FCC approval to power on-shelf retail applications like wirelessly illuminated product packaging, interactive end cap displays and electronic paper displays (EPD) such as electronic shelf-edge labels.

PITTSBURGH -- Powercast Corporation announced that its radio-frequency (RF)-based long-range over-the-air wireless power technology has received three new certifications from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) – totaling seven since 2007
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Date:
07/29/2019

Gallium Nitride-Based AC-DC Converter ICs
San Jose, Calif. – Power Integrations announced new members of its InnoSwitch 3 families of offline CV/CC flyback switcher ICs. The new ICs feature up to 95% efficiency across the full load range and up to 100 W in enclosed adapter implementations without requiring a heatsink. This groundbreaking
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Date:
07/25/2019
Healthcare Sensors Enable Clinical-Grade Accuracy
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Designers creating next-generation wearable health and fitness applications can reduce temperature measurement power by 50 percent with the MAX30208, as well as shrink optical solution size by 40 percent with the MAXM86161 from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. In addition, design
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Date:
07/25/2019
Common Mode Choke for Automotive Ethernet Applications
Pulse Electronics AE3003 100Base-T1 Power over Data Lines (PoDL) Common Mode Choke (CMC) is a 300mA single twisted pair device for automotive Ethernet applications. This CMC supports PoDL classes 0, 1, 2, 4, and 6. The AE3003 CMC reduces the need for a second twisted pair wire to power an end device and
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Date:
07/25/2019
Intel Enpirion DC-DC Voltage Bus Converter
Intel Enpirion EC2650QI 12V DC-DC Step Down Voltage Bus Converter offers extremely high-efficiency, with integrated low ON-resistance MOSFET switches and small-signal control circuits in an advanced 5.5mm x 5.5mm x 0.9mm 36-pin QFN package. The EC2650QI Voltage Bus Converter features an output voltage that tracks
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Date:
07/22/2019
Vietnam Finds Common Ground with America over Huawei

Viettel's President and CEO Le Dang Dung. Vietnam's state-owned mobile carrier is wary of doing business with China's Huawei.

The U.S. might be loosening restrictions on Huawei, but China’s socialist neighbor is holding the line. Oddly enough, the free world is anything but unified on Shenzhen’s scandal-ridden telecom
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Date:
07/18/2019
6 W Multi-Blade Power Adapter Boasts Ultra-Compact Package
TUALATIN, Ore. — CUI’s Power Group announced the introduction of a next-generation 6 W wall plug-in ac-dc power supply with interchangeable ac blades designed for global use. The SMI6B series features an ultra-compact package measuring 1.85 x 1.36 x 1.04 in (47 x 34.5 x 26.5 mm), while complying with the
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Date:
07/16/2019
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In this episode of the PSDcast, we’re discussing an engineering design win that happens to benefit over 26,000 students. Since 2009, Generac Industrial Power has held its
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Date:
07/03/2019
Expanded Oscilloscopes Series Includes 13 and 16 GHz Models
BEAVERTON, Ore.-- Tektronix, Inc., announced the expansion of its scalable DPO70000SX Series Performance Oscilloscope to include new 13 GHz and 16 GHz models. The new offerings allow engineers to take advantage of the high sample rate and low noise floor of Tektronix’ highest performance
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Date:
07/02/2019
Connectors Increase Current Ratings to 13A
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – TE Connectivity (TE) introduced an extension of its VAL-U-LOK connector product line that increases the maximum current rating from 9A to 13A in the broadly accepted 4.2mm centerline spacing connector system.
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Date:
07/01/2019