Technology Spotlight

New Electronics' Technology Spotlight section focuses specifically on the latest technological developments within the electronics sector. Whether innovative new design or theoretical concepts, our Technology Spotlight articles will keep you informed of advances within the electronics industry.

TouchGFX appoint Hitex (UK) as their sole UK distributor for the embedded smartphone-style GUI

Smartphone-style embedded GUI without the smart phone price tag has been introduced to the UK from TouchGFX. Today’s users are increasingly expecting a Graphical User Interface with a smartphone look and feel. TouchGFX helps you build a compelling user experience on low cost hardware, bringing resource-effective and innovative embedded display solutions to market, quickly and easily.

Manufacturing Excellence

Telegärtner UK has an excellent reputation for providing high quality, competitively priced cable assemblies for a variety of market sectors, such as telecommunications, industrial, medical, broadcast, rail and marine. With over 30 years of experience in a wide range of markets, our expertise can be utilised to offer custom made assemblies according to customer requirements.

When you need i7 performance in a robust solution - AAEON Boxer-6640

The Boxer-6640 is a high-performance, standalone fanless embedded PC supported by 6th/7th Generation Intel core processors, making it ideal for harsh industrial environments. With its compact size, high reliability and extensive I/O the Boxer-6640 is a perfect choice. Featuring Two HDMI/Display Ports and VGA support, the system is ideal for high-performance monitoring, machine vision and processing in harsh machine control environments. A wide operating temperature range (-20°C to 55°C) and DC voltage input (9V-36V DC) combined with a wealth of I/O including two fast Ethernet ports, four USB3.0 ports, RS-232 ports and 8-bit DIO makes this a flexible platform for any solution.

New Digitally Programmable High Power AC-DC

Three new AC-DC power supplies from SL Power will offer programmable output voltage and current from almost zero to maximum ratings at power outputs of 800W, 1500W or 3000W. Designed for a wide range of applications including automatic test, semiconductor test and handling, and industrial imaging, the high power TF Series will be digitally programmable from near-zero to 60 volts.

600W Fanless, Conduction Cooled AC-DC Power Supplies

Artesyn’s LCC series of 600-watt fanless (conduction-cooled) AC-DC power supplies offer an adjustable output voltage that can deliver full output power over a wide temperature range, with an IP65 sealed option, medical approval and digital control and monitoring.

Transceiver/MCU Combo from Maxim Integrated

Maxim Integrated MAX7037 Sub-1GHz Ultralow-Power RF ISM Transceiver is a high-performance quad-band multichannel transceiver with integrated 8051 MCU, flash-memory, and sensor interface. The MAX7037 has a 2.1V minimum supply voltage to extend battery life and allow different energy sources to be used. The transceiver features hardware implemented transmit-and-receive routines in combination with a microcontroller to enable a high-efficiency transceiver system for wireless fail-safe multiband/multichannel communication.

12.1” Wide Format Ultra Bright LCD Module - Ideal for Use Outdoors

Now available from Review-Displays is the New Tianma NL12880BC20-07F super high bright (1500cd/m2) wide screen TFT panel with replaceable LED backlight. Utilising Tianma’s proprietary colour reproduction technology, ColorXcell, vivid colour reproduction of images is enabled without increasing power consumption.

Supporting engineers for 80 years

At RS, we’ve been supporting the imagination of engineers for 80 years, bringing innovative products that inspire new solutions to tomorrow’s challenges. As a distributor, we have strived to be innovative, adapting to change, both in terms of the products we supply and the way in which these are presented and delivered.

Mouser Stocks NXP LPC800 MCU

NXP Semiconductors LPC800 MCU is a low-power, low pin-count, entry-level 32-bit, ARM® Cortex®-M0+ based MCU and supports up to 32KB of flash memory and 8KB of SRAM.

Modular Patch Panel HD³ - High Density, Durability & Diversity

Space is expensive, especially in data centers and telecommunication rooms of telecom companies. High costs call for optimum usage with high density solutions. At the same time, connections have to be robust, reliable and easy to handle. And as there is a constant change in IT technologies, the cabling has to be highly flexible to allow efficient technology changes.

ThreadX Industrial Grade RTOS

ThreadX is Express Logic's Industrial Grade Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) designed specifically for deeply embedded, real-time, and IoT applications. ThreadX has been certified to the highest TUV and UL certification specifications for use in safety-critical devices and systems. ThreadX has over 6.2 Billion deployments, in a wide variety of products, including consumer devices, medical electronics, and industrial control equipment.

New Level VI/v5 Tier 2 External Power Adapters

Artesyn has launched three new series of external power adapters to enable original equipment manufacturers to meet the Department of Energy Level VI and European Code of Conduct (CoC) v5 Tier 2 Directive efficiency standards. The 10W wall mount model also offers medical safety approval.

High Power, Low-Cost LEDs from Cree

Cree XLamp® XHP70.2 Extreme High Power LEDs deliver high lumen density, reliability, and color consistency to reduce system costs. XHP70.2 LEDs improve the brightness, voltage characteristics, and optical performance of the XHP70 LED in the same 7.0mm x 7.0mm package by utilizing Cree’s Extreme High Power LED technology.

Automotive-Grade Surface-Mount Fuses Deliver High Performance and Reliability

Components Bureau introduces a new line of AEC-Q200 qualified surface-mount fuses designed specifically for reliable operation in high-stress automotive applications. AEM manufacturers the wire-in-air AirMatrix (QA Series) and solid body SolidMatrix (QF Series) fuses in its TS16949-certified facility. Both products offer automotive design engineers reliable performance in applications ranging from engine controls and battery-management systems to infotainment and communications systems.

High Density Ac-Dc Power Supplies

Featuring high power densities up to 30 W/in3, CUI's VOF series delivers efficiency up to 94% in industry standard 2 x 4 and 3 x 5 inch footprints. With profiles as low as 0.75 inches, these compact power supplies range from 180 to 550 W.

Great Viewing Angles and Ideal for Use Outdoors - The NL192108BC18-06F 15.6” Full HD TFT Display

A full HD Super fine TFT (IPS) display, the NL192108BC18-06F has ultra-high luminance of 1500cd/m2 and an anti-glare surface. The ultra-high luminance results in vivid colours and excellent viewing even in environments of intense light which makes it ideal for outdoor applications. The wide temperature range of -30 to + 85°C guarantees stable performance even under harsh conditions.

600W Fanless, Conduction Cooled AC-DC Power Supplies

Artesyn’s LCC series of 600-watt fanless (conduction-cooled) AC-DC power supplies offer an adjustable output voltage that can deliver full output power over a wide temperature range, with an IP65 sealed option, medical approval and digital control and monitoring.

Medical Power Supply range extends to 300W

PowerPax have added to their comprehensive range of medically approved power supplies with the addition of the 300W ATM300 series. The selection of external power supplies, now rated from 12W up to 300W are all approved to EN60601-1 and feature a 100-240vac input for world use. All meet latest Level VI efficiency

New RAL 9002 connectors from binder

New from binder are the RAL 9002 grey/white versions of its unique plastic series 620/720 sub-miniature and miniature snap-in connectors and also its NCC connector which offers IP67 protection even when unmated. Manufactured from Polyamide 66 and ideal for medical and other applications requiring resistance to solvents and disinfectants.

ESD-Resistant Automotive TVS Diodes from Littelfuse

Littelfuse SP3530 0.3pF 22kV Unidirectional Automotive TVS Diodes are fabricated in a proprietary silicon avalanche technology that provides a high level of ESD protection. The SP3530 series safely absorbs repetitive ESD strikes above the maximum level specified in the IEC 61000-4-2 international standard (±8kV contact discharge) without performance degradation.

A NEW SSD Solution for Surveillance Applications

Now available from Review Display Systems is the InnoREC™ 2.5” SATA SSD 3MV2-P which has been designed specifically for surveillance applications. Using InnoREC™ proprietary flash feature set, the 3MV2-P ensures steady performance without any frame loss - crucial for recording and playback for surveillance applications.

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