Product News

June 2022
12W DC/DC Converter in SIP-8 Package w/ 4:1 Input Range

12W DC/DC Converter in SIP-8 Package w/ 4:1 Input Range

­TRACO POWER announces their new TMR 12WI series of 12 Watt DC/DC converters featuring the highest power density of 4.73W/cm³ in a standard SIP-8 package (12 watts in a 0.87” x 0.32” footprint).  The TMR 12WI consists of 24 Models offering 4:1 input ranges of 4.5~18 / 9~36 / 18~75 VDC and output v
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06/30/2022
Bourns Expands its POWrFuse High-Power Fuse Product Family w/ Semiconductor Models

Bourns expands its POWrFuse High-Power Fuse family with new model PF-F and PF-M series

­Bourns, Inc., announced the expansion of the Company’s POWrFuse High-Power Fuse product family. The two new POWrFuse model PF-F and PF-M series are high power rating industrial fuse links specially designed to meet the UL 248-13 semiconductor (aR) standard. These high power fuses ar
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06/30/2022
Touch Controller Family Disrupts Traditional Touchscreen Designs

Touch Controller Family Disrupts Traditional Touchscreen Designs

­Many automotive and industrial touch HMI designers are looking to merge the benefits of a mechanical rotary encoder input with the flexibility of modern multi-touch displays. Microchip Technology Inc. announces the maXTouch Knob on Display (KoD) controller as the first automotive-grade touchscreen co
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06/30/2022
IIoT Gateways Optimized for Integration with the Azure IoT Edge Computing Platform

Moxa Launches New IIoT Gateways Optimized for Integration with the Azure IoT Edge Computing Platform

­Moxa launched the new AIG-300 Series of IIoT gateways. Optimized for seamless integration with the Microsoft Azure IoT Edge computing platform, AIG-300 gateways provide the stable connectivity needed in distributed and unmanned sites to collect, store, process, and analyze operational data from sensors an
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06/30/2022
Navitas Powers Xiaomi's First In-Box GaN 100 W Laptop Fast Charger

Navitas Powers Xiaomi's First In-Box GaN 100 W Laptop Fast Charger

­Navitas Semiconductor has announced that the latest Xiaomi Redmi laptop family 100 W fast chargers are driven by next-generation GaNFast power ICs with GaNSense technology. Consumer electronics giant Xiaomi has adopted GaNFast technology to develop an ultra-compact, high-power-density charger now shipping with a
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06/30/2022
Touch Controller Supports New-Generation AMOLED Energy-Saving Displays

Touch controller from STMicroelectronics supports new-generation AMOLED energy-saving displays

­The FingerTip FTG2-SLP touchscreen controller from STMicroelectronics enables advanced features to support the latest active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) displays that promise more power saving and extended runtime in smartphones. Low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) AMOLED di
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06/29/2022
Mouser Electronics and Diotec Semiconductor Announce Global Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics and Diotec Semiconductor Announce Global Distribution Agreement

­Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorised global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Diotec Semiconductor, designers and manufacturers of discrete semiconductor components. According to the agreement, Mouser will offer customers Di
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06/29/2022
Rad Hard GaN Transistors Offer Highest Density and Efficiency on the Market

Rad Hard GaN Transistors Offer Highest Density and Efficiency on the Market

­EPC announces the introduction of the EPC7004 radiation-hardened GaN FET. The EPC7004 is a 100 V, 7 mΩ, 160 APulsed, rad-hard GaN FET in a small 6.56 mm2 footprint. The EPC7004 has a total dose radiation rating greater than 1 Mrad and SEE immunity for LET of 85 MeV/(mg/cm2). The EPC7004, along with the
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06/29/2022
Bluetooth Low-Energy Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems for Automotive OEMs

Sensata Technologies Develops New Bluetooth Low Energy Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems for Automotive OEMs

­Sensata Technologies announced it has developed a new Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) for vehicle OEMs to help improve vehicle safety and performance.  Interest in BLE TPMS is on the rise as vehicles become more connected, electrified, and autonomous. While com
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06/29/2022
1,000 V AC/DC AEC-Q200 Common Mode Choke Solution for EMI Suppression in Harsh Environments

1,000 V AC/DC AEC-Q200 Common Mode Choke Solution for EMI Suppression in Harsh Environments

­As part of the YAGEO Group and leading global electronic components supplier, KEMET announces its new SCF-XV series of AEC-Q200 qualified common mode chokes. This series fulfills the growing need for high voltage automotive and harsh environment industrial EMI filtering applications. The SCF-XV series offers up
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06/29/2022
3A Buck Module with Integrated Passives Suitable for Industrial Applications

3A Buck Module with Integrated Passives Suitable for Industrial Applications

­Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited announced the release of the AOZ29303QI, a simple-to-use highly integrated buck module. The product is available in a 9mm x 6mm QFN 48-lead exposed pad package with a 3.7mm height. AOZ29303QI can deliver an output current of 3A with input voltage up to 30V and ou
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06/28/2022
Battery Tester Tests Lead Acid Batteries, NiCD Batteries, and Lithium-Ion Batteries to 200Vdc

The BITE5 Battery Tester

­Megger now offers a battery tester that can assess lead acid batteries, NiCD batteries, and lithium-ion batteries up to 200Vdc. The BITE5 is ideal for use in transmission and distribution substations, solar, UPS maintenance, telecom and data center applications. Test and measurement This new handheld tester ca
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06/28/2022
Coreless TMR-Based Current Sensing Devices Deliver World-Best Class Accuracy and Fast-Response

Murata’s first coreless TMR-based current sensing devices deliver world best class accuracy and fast-response

­Murata announces the MRD series of open-loop current sensors for industrial systems. Each integrates high-performance tunnel magneto-resistive (TMR) elements - enabling precision measurement with regard to both DC and AC currents up to 40A, as well as maintaining stable characteristics across an extensive te
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06/27/2022
SEGGER announces Flasher Support for Infineon TriCoreTM AURIX

SEGGER announces Flasher Support for Infineon TriCoreTM AURIX

­SEGGER Flashers are a family of professional in-circuit programmers, designed to be used in service environments, prototype programming, and for mass production. They program the flash (non-volatile) memory of microcontrollers and Systems-on-a-Chip (SoCs) as well as (Q)SPI flashes. They are fast, robust, r
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06/22/2022
Industry's Most Complete Intelligent Sensor Solutions for IoT Applications

Industry's Most Complete Intelligent Sensor Solutions for IoT Applications

­Renesas Electronics Corporation is changing the way designers build sensor-connected IoT applications with a range of new solutions targeted at faster design cycles, improved accuracy, and reduced system cost. In addition to the new HS4XXX family of relative humidity and temperature sensors, Re
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06/22/2022
PMICs Designed for Camera Modules in Next-Gen Vehicles

PMICs Designed for Camera Modules in Next-Gen Vehicles

­ROHM Semiconductor announced the availability of ISO 26262 and ASIL‑B compliant PMICs, BD868xxMUF-C (BD868C0MUF-C, BD868D0MUF-C), for automotive camera modules, which are increasingly being adopted in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).  The continuing evolution of ADAS in recent ye
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06/22/2022
8-bit MCU Development Board Connects to 5G LTE-M Narrowband-IoT Networks

8-bit MCU Development Board Connects to 5G LTE-M Narrowband-IoT Networks

­IoT network developers are looking for an easy path to implement a secure cellular connection in their design applications but are faced with design complexities and high deployment costs. To offer a solution for network designers who need the ultimate in location flexibility, low-power consumption and deployment si
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06/22/2022
40V STripFET F8 MOSFETs Save Energy and Lower Noise

40V STripFET F8 MOSFETs Save Energy and Lower Noise

­Cutting both on-resistance and switching loss, while optimizing body-diode properties, the STMicroelectronics 40V MOSFETs, STL320N4LF8 and STL325N4LF8AG, save energy and ensure low noise in circuits for power conversion, motor control, and power distribution. The new 40V N-channel enhanceme
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06/20/2022
Cellular-to-Cloud IoT Development Platforms Powered by RA and RX MCU Families

Cellular-to-Cloud IoT Development Platforms Powered by RA and RX MCU Families

­Renesas Electronics Corporation announced two new cloud development kits, CK-RA6M5 and CK-RX65N, providing a complete connectivity solution for the RA and RX Families of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs). The cloud kits are the first to be equipped with Renesas’ RYZ014A Cat-M1 module, a certified LTE cellular mo
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06/20/2022
Largest Family of Inductive Position Sensors Includes Solution for ISO 26262-Compliant EV Motor Control Applications

Largest Family of Inductive Position Sensors Includes Solution for ISO 26262-Compliant EV Motor Control Applications

­Developers of motor control systems are rapidly replacing Hall Effect position sensors and older magnetic resolver solutions with inductive alternatives that eliminate expensive magnets and other heavy transformer-based structures so they can be integrated onto simple, compact printed circuit boards (PCBs). Ex
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06/15/2022
5G M2M Embedded SIMs Certified to Latest Industry Standards

5G M2M Embedded SIMs Certified to Latest Industry Standards

­STMicroelectronics has announced the ST4SIM-201 embedded SIM (eSIM) for machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, which meets the latest standards for 5G network access, M2M security, and flexible remote provisioning and management. Compliant with ETSI/3GPP release 16, the ST4SIM-201 can connect to 5G standal
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06/15/2022
High-Density Medical Desktop Power Supply is Half the Size

High-Density Medical Desktop Power Supply is Half the Size

­XP Power has released a new range of ultra-compact medical desktop power supplies that meet the need for space-saving fan-less solutions in both home healthcare and hospital applications with power densities up to 11W/in3. Compared to existing solutions currently on the market, the new solutions reduce the
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06/14/2022
Automotive Grade Three-Terminal 0402 MLCC is World's First to Deliver 4.3 µF Capacitance

Automotive Grade Three-Terminal 0402 MLCC is World's First to Deliver 4.3 µF Capacitance

­Murata announced it has set a new capacitor performance benchmark with the introduction of its NFM15HC435D0E3. The product is the world’s first automotive-grade three-terminal multi-layer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) to provide a capacitance of 4.3 µF in a 0402-inch (1.0 × 0.5 mm) size. It also delivers superior po
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Date:
06/14/2022
Digital 40A PoL is Efficient and Easy to Configure

Digital 40A PoL is Efficient and Easy to Configure

­Flex Power Modules is announcing their BMR473 digital Point of Load converter packaged in a space-saving SIP or horizontal mount format. The product is rated at 40 A continuous and up to four can be paralleled for up to 160 A, with synchronization and phase spreading for minimum EMI. Excellent thermal performance, a
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Date:
06/14/2022
System on Chip Features Flexibility, Low Power, and High-Performance Connectivity

System on Chip Features Flexibility, Low Power, and High-Performance Connectivity

­Infineon Technologies AG is adding the AIROC CYW20820 Bluetooth & Bluetooth LE (low energy) system on chip (SoC) to its AIROC Bluetooth Portfolio. The AIROC CYW20820 Bluetooth & Bluetooth LE SoC is a Bluetooth 5.2 core spec compliant device tailor made for IoT applications. It is designed to
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06/14/2022
Vishay VCNL3036X01 High-Resolution Proximity Sensors at TTI

Vishay VCNL3036X01 High-Resolution Proximity Sensors

­TTI, Inc., is now stocking VCNL3036X01 Proximity Sensors from Vishay. These sensors are targeted to meet the requirements of various medical, process automation and industrial sensing applications. Vishay’s VCNL3036X01 integrates a proximity sensor (PS), a mux and a driver for up to three external IREDs int
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06/09/2022
Tektronix 2 Series Mixed Signal Oscilloscope Available from TestEquity

­TestEquity announced that the new Tektronix 2 Series MSO is now available.

­TestEquity announced that the new Tektronix 2 Series MSO is now available. With the widespread use of embedded systems in modern electronics, engineers need to troubleshoot complex signals both on and off the bench. This means working with complicated power supply sequences, testing more voltage levels, s
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06/08/2022
Compact Inductors with Enhanced Performance Capabilities to Address Smartphone Power Circuit Demands

The new TFM201208BLE series of inductors

­TDK Corporation has developed the new TFM201208BLE series of inductors optimized for space-constrained smartphone power circuits. These are available in 0.24, 0.33 and 0.47 µH versions. Mass production will begin in June 2022. Each supplied in a 2.0 (L) x 1.2 (W) x 0.8 mm (H) form factor, the inductors in this l
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06/07/2022
First SOSA-Aligned PowerPC SBC for Real-time Data Processing in Military and Defense Applications

The U-C9140

­Aitech Systems now offers the low power U-C9140, a PowerPC-based 3U VPX single board computer (SBC) that is aligned to The Open Group Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Technical Standard, Edition 1.0, providing for fast integration, improved time-to-market and lower risk. Military and defense
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Date:
06/07/2022
OPTIGA Trust M Express and CIRRENT Cloud ID Allow for Easy Deployment of IoT Devices to the Cloud at Scale

OPTIGA Trust M Express

­In IoT systems, trust is the foundation for all interactions between devices and cloud services. For this reason each device must have a secured identity as unique and must be able to proof that they are what they claim to be. Additionally, OEMs are facing the challenge of having to implement this secured ID
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Date:
06/07/2022
onsemi Accelerates Building Automation with Industry First Solutions for KNX and PoE

The NCN5140S

­onsemi announced the introduction of two complete system solutions supporting the most widely used building automation network protocols - Power over Ethernet (PoE) and KNX.  Easing the development of access and control panels, the NCN5140S is the first System-in-Package (SiP) certified
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Date:
06/07/2022
Motor Control MPU Enables Fast, High-Precision Control of Servo Motors

RZ/T2M Motor Control MPU

Renesas Electronics Corporation announced Renesas’ highest-performance RZ/T2M motor control microprocessor units (MPUs) for applications such as AC servo drives and industrial robots. The RZ/T2M combines fast and highly precise real-time motor control capabilities and the latest industrial Ethernet on a
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Date:
06/07/2022
New Processors Make Edge AI More Accessible While Cutting Power Consumption in Half

New Processors Make Edge AI More Accessible While Cutting Power Consumption in Half

­Expanding on its history of delivering highly integrated processors, Texas Instruments (TI) introduced new Sitara AM62 processors that help expand edge artificial intelligence (AI) processing into next-generation applications. The low-power design of the new processors enables support for dual-screen displays an
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Date:
06/03/2022
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