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Within the world of electronics developments in Consumer can be crucial to design engineers. At New Electronics we are aware of the importance of staying abreast of the recent advances in and the impact it can have on your role, that’s why we have collated all the latest news in one place.

Stackable FPGA solution

The EMC2-7A board, from Sundance, can be used with commercial, industrial or automotive graded Artix-7 FPGAs and features 1Gbyte of DDR3 local storage, 32Mbyte of flash for storage/configurations and has 68x free differential I/O pins routed to a VITA57.1 FMC-LPC high-speed connector.

DC gate driver reduces board space by 40%

Texas Instruments has introduced an integrated gate driver that offers adjustable gate drive settings with the flexibility to drive a range of external FETs, supporting multiple motors, speeds or varying loads. The DRV8701 enables designers to scale their platforms using a single gate driver across various brushed DC motor models in equipment such as white goods, household appliances, robotics, home automation, power tools, and industrial pumps and valves.

Simplifying PCI Express clock creation

IDT has announced the expansion of its VersaClock 5 family of programmable clock generators with devices that are said to simplify the creation of PCI Express clocks for a design. The 5P49V5907 and 5P49V5908 feature dedicated low-power HCSL outputs that reduce board space and bill of materials by providing an integrated clock generation and distribution solution for PCIe designs.

Progressive IoT Computing with RISC Technology

Advantech has released the UBC-220, a compact, high capability, connective indoor computing gateway device. It is equipped with a Freescale ARM Cortex-A9 i.MX6 Dual Lite 1GHz processor, with 1Gbyte of onboard memory, and 4Gbyte of eMMC flash memory storage. Featuring dual display support for 1080P HDMI and single-channel LVDS, UBC-220 is suited for HMI and digital signage.

Fast switching low leakage diodes

Diodes Incorporated has introduced the DLLFSD01x series of switching diodes, aimed at designers who require ultra-low leakage and super-fast switching speeds. The diodes are suited for used in LCD displays, portable electronics and numerous computer and consumer products. These devices are particularly applicable to systems that require high power efficiency and low switching loss.

Power efficient MCUs

Renesas has announced the RX231 series of 32-bit MCUs, which is claimed to offer designers a combination of high performance and low power consumption, with digital signal processing and access to a floating point unit.

Quick charge and discharge supercapacitors

Jamicon has introduced the DA series of supercapacitors, available in the UK from specialist components distributor Components Bureau. Bridging the gap between capacitors and batteries, these electric double layer capacitors (EDLCs) are suitable for quick charge and discharge applications.

AC/DC supply provides 95% efficiency

XP Power has announced the EPL225 series of efficient, open frame AC/DC power supplies suited for industrial, IT and medical applications. The series comprises seven single-output models that offer a range of standard output voltages from 12 to 48V DC with an output power of 225W.

Pool production of Flexible PCBs

Beta LAYOUT has introduced a manufacturing service which offers the production of prototype Flexible PCBs using the PCB-POOL method. Numerous different PCB designs are combined and orders are manufactured together, which is said to help reduce the overall cost and eliminate expensive tooling charges.

SSDs deliver leading edge performance and reliability

Swissbit has announced the launch of its next generation X-60m Series mSATA solid state drive (SSD). Compliant with the latest SATA III interface specification, the drives are said to deliver leading edge performance and reliability to industrial, network and communication and automotive applications.

SensorTag development kit connects sensors to the Cloud in minutes

Mouser is stocking the CC2650STK SimpleLink multi-standard SensorTag development kit from Texas Instruments (TI). The SensorTag is equipped with a SimpleLink CC2650 ultra-low power wireless microcontroller, featuring a 48MHz ARM Cortex-M3 core paired with a 2.4GHz RF transceiver compatible with Bluetooth Smart, ZigBee, 6LoWPAN and other IEEE 802.15.4 protocols.

Low power, high-speed IC-photocoupler

Toshiba has launched a photocoupler that is claimed to combine communication at 15Mbit/s with low power consumption. The TLP2761 has been designed for use in applications such as inverters, servo amplifiers, photovoltaic inverters, FA networks and I/O interfaces.

Fast charging and system back up

Linear's LTC3110 is a 2A bidirectional buck-boost DC/DC regulator with capacitor charger and balancer. Its 0.1V to 5.5V capacitor/battery voltage and 1.8 to 5.25V system backup voltage ranges suit it to a variety of backup applications using supercapacitors or batteries, including servers, RAID systems and RF systems.

Resettable e-fuse for consumer applications

Diodes Inc has introduced the NIS5135, a self-protected resettable electronic fuse designed to enhance system reliability against shutdown and catastrophic failures. The fuse is suited to plug and play consumer applications, such as hard disk and solid state drives, printers, and set-top boxes.

MOSFETs enhance buck converter power density

Diodes has introduced the DMC1028UFDB complementary MOSFET pair. Aimed at increasing the power density of DC/DC converters, the MOSFET pair integrates an N-channel and a P-channel MOSFET in a DFN2020 package. The design is customised for point-of-load converters that step down from 3.3V to 1V for core voltage supply to ASICs.

Best-in-class audio processor for IoT applications

Microsemi has announced its Timberwolf audio processor, the ZL38AMB. It is designed specifically for Ambarella camera SoCs and is claimed to be engineered to be the best-in-class HD audio solution for Ambarella's suite of video processors.

Industry's smallest 20A power module

Exar has introduced the XR79120, a 20A single output, synchronous step-down power module in a 12 x 14 x 4mm package. The XR79120 is claimed to offer greater than 93% peak efficiency and leverages constant on-time (COT) control architecture across a 4.5 to 22 VIN range. This allows single supply operation from industry standard 5, 12 and 19.6V rails.

'Best-in-class' two and four-port VNAs

Anritsu has expanded its ShockLine range of vector network analysers (VNAs) with the introduction of the Performance ShockLine MS46500B series. Said to deliver best-in-class dynamic range and maximum output power, the MS46500B is suited to designing and manufacturing mobile network equipment, mobile devices, automotive cables, high-speed data interconnects and system integration components.

Converters offer wide input range in a compact package

XP Power has launched the ITQ series of 6W DC/DC converters. Packaged in a compact SIP 8-pin format, with a footprint of 21.9 x 11.1 x 9.2mm, the ITQ series takes up less board space giving designers more room to add features or the ability to reduce end product size.

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