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.

MAX17760 Step-Down DC-DC Converter

Increase efficiency and reduce external component count MAX17760 high input voltage DC-DC converter with integrated MOSFET’s and built in loop compensation. Input voltage up to 76V, as much as 300mA output current, and 93% peak efficiency. -40°C to +125°C temperature range ideal in industrial environments.

Artesyn 650 Watt Open Frame Medical AC-DC Power Supplies

Capable of delivering 650 W with forced-air cooling (750 W peak) or 400 W with natural convection, the CNS650-M series follows the industry standard 4X6 inch form factor. It is available in U-channel, open-frame, enclosed and enclosed end-fan options. The series incorporates 2XMOPP and is Type BF ready, while digital communication offers control and monitoring functions.

Board-to-Board Connectors for the Industry

Phoenix Contact presents a newly developed series of board-to-board connectors with 0.8 and 1.27mm pitch. Both product families are ideally suited for the device-internal connection of several printed circuit boards.

Xilinx Zynq 7000 SoC

Xilinx Zynq®-7000 SoC First Generation Architecture allows a flexible platform to launch new solutions while providing traditional ASIC and SoC users a fully programmable alternative. Available in dual-core (Zynq-7000) and single-core (Zynq-7000S) Cortex-A9 configurations, the ARM® Cortex™-A9 processors present an integrated, performance-per-watt 28nm programmable logic that achieves power and performance levels exceeding that of discrete processor and FPGA systems

Passive DAS Portfolio introduced

Telegärtner introduces a complete range of passive DAS components extending their offering in the indoor installation market. Telegärtner offers passive DAS components such as power splitters, tappers, couplers or termination loads to support its customers with suitable solutions. A broad range of coaxial RF components is available to cover the need for such products and to meet the heterogeneous requirements of each site.

Broad range of devices for switching signal-level loads

TE Connectivity's Relays and Contactors include a variety of relay types, including high-voltage contactors, power PCB relays, solid-state relays, general-purpose relays, force-guided relays, and more. The product line is designed to serve a variety of demanding, high-performance applications.

Providing Vital Display Sub-Assemblies for the NHS

Review Display Systems has been working with Penlon and a group of companies, which included MaClaren’s Formula 1 team and Ford, as part of the VentilatorChallengeUK consortium to provide essential display sub-assemblies for 15,000 ventilators for the NHS.

Connectivity for all dimensions

Phoenix Contact presents a new product series of robust board-to-board connectors. For the market launch, the Fine Pitch series includes shielded connectors with a pitch of 0.8 mm and unshielded versions with a pitch of 1.27 mm.

Latest News on Displays from The Specialists

Review Displays Systems offer a wide range of Displays and sub-systems as well as offering total in-house design and manufacture of bespoke displays and systems. 15.6” is fast becoming a popular size for industrial TFT displays. Here at RDS we can offer a wide range of 15.6” displays from Tianma with full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution, brightness from 400cd/m2 up to 1500cd/m2 and LVDS or eDP interfaces.

Omniball™ Spring-Loaded Contacts

The unique Omniball™ spring-loaded contact (patent pending) features a rolling ball interface, enabling mating components to engage in lateral, rotational, and angular alignments while providing optimal electrical, mechanical, and structural reliability.

Xilinx Kintex UltraScale Field Programmable Gate Arrays

Featuring the highest signal processing bandwidth in mid-range device, next-generation transceivers. FPGAs are semiconductor devices that are based around a matrix of configurable logic blocks (CLBs) connected via programmable interconnects. Kintex UltraScale FPGAs are available for packet processing in 100G networking and data centre applications

Newhaven Display 4.3" IPS TFT LC Display Modules

Three variations available: Benchmark IPS, IPS HDMI, and IPS EVE2, each either with or without Capacitive Touch Panel and optional steel mounting bracket with standoffs. The Display Modules ensure high contrast, wide viewing angles, fast response times, wide operating temperatures, and overall enhanced user interaction.

Telegärtner Slovakia certified to AS9100

In order to assure that Telegärtner is always at the forefront of cable manufacturing and able to offer its customers a wide portfolio of services, we are pleased to inform that Telegärtner Slovakia has recently been accredited to AS9100D as a result of thorough review and audit process.

Wide-Band MEMS Microphones

Analog and digital, covering the entire audio band from 20Hz to 18KHz, with up to 20kHz on some models. These omni-directional MEMS Microphones provide unit-to-unit consistency of ±1dB tolerance across the entire frequency response. Typical applications include smartphones, wearables, and cloud-based designs.

Precise Miniature MEMS Inertial Measurement Unit

Featuring inertial sensors combined with signal conditioning to optimize dynamic performance.Including a triaxial gyroscope and a triaxial accelerometer. Programmable operation with automatic and manual bias correction controls. Simple data collection via SPI.

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.

iHP Series power supplies for horticultural lighting

Artesyn’s modular iHP Series (available from Relec Electronics) provides up to 24kW of programmable power making it suitable for precise control of light in photo-synthetically active radiation (PAR) wavelengths for energy-efficient lighting. The iHP series can be configured as required, with reduced installation costs to improve crop yield.

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