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.

Pacer’s Industrial Monitors and Panel PCs are Built to Last

Durable construction enables our monitors and panel PCs to survive the rigours of factory floors, warehousing, transportation and other robust environments. Light or heavy industrial, military and marine grade, from 5.7" to 82" in a wide selection of form factors including rack mount, panel mount, open frame, chassis, in-wall mount, rear mount and many more.

TI's High Bay LED Lighting Solutions, Now at Digi-Key

TI and National's winning combo features the UCC28810 LED Driver and Evaluation Module, the TPS92020 LED Controller, and the LM3409HV PFET Buck Controller. Texas Instruments' UCC28810 is a general lighting power controller for low to medium power lumens applications requiring power factor correction and EMC compliance.

Klauke UK Ltd

A leading manufacturer of electrical cable assemblies / wiring harnesses, control panels, crimp terminals and custom stampings supplying to a wide range of industries such as OEM's, Heating, Lawn Care and Specialist Automotive. With manufacturing facilities in the UK and Slovakia we offer high quality products and service at competitive prices.

The Cinch Advantage

Cinch Connectors FDR copper cable assemblies exceed industry standard performance specifications for InfiniBand QDR, 40G Ethernet, SAS and Fibre Channel applications.

Using Patents to protect your technology

You've invested time and money in research and development and believe you now have a winning product. If you're proved right it is almost inevitable a competitor here or abroad will look to imitate or directly copy your technology. What can you do to protect your business?

MWS series – ‘Green’ power supplies from TDK-Lambda

TDK-Lambda UK has introduced a new series of 'green' power supplies that is ideal for use in environmentally friendly, compact electronic equipment. The 65W 2" x 4" MWS series AC-DC power supply has a very low 1" profile and uses innovative design techniques to combine high efficiency, high power density and low standby power.

18-Bit, 1.6Msps, Serial SAR ADC Achieves 101dB SNR Performance

The LTC2379-18 is a serial 18-bit, 1.6Msps SAR ADC that achieves an unrivaled 101dB SNR and -118dB THD while supporting a fully differential ±5V input range with a maximum INL of ±2LSB with no missing codes and guaranteed specifications over the -40°C to 125°C temperature range. It operates from a 2.5V supply, consumes only 18mW and is available in small 3 x 4mm DFN and MSOP-16 packages - ideal for high performance medical, industrial and automotive applications. In conjunction with Arrow Electronics.

8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch in PC/104™ Form Factor

Diamond Systems' Epsilon is a managed Layer 2+ Ethernet switch module offering eight 10/100/1000Mbps copper twisted pair ports on a PC/104 form-factor board. It can be used standalone, without any connection to a single board computer, or its PC/104 format makes it easy to install in any PC/104 system. Epsilon supports VLAN, port aggregation, rapid spanning tree protocol, four Quality of Service classes, and many other advanced features.

Miniature Enclosures for Personal Electronics

Following customer demand, OKW have extended their award winning 'MINITEC' range of pocket-size enclosures. These highly attractive multi-coloured housings have been designed for personal electronic devices which can be carried in the hand, on a key ring, wrist strap, or lanyard. Typical applications include medical devices, personal safety, detection and remote controls.

Smart, Tough and Sealed Diecast Handheld Enclosures

ROLEC have extended the 'handCASE' diecast aluminium enclosures range with four new models which have a full format top recess for membrane keypads or product labels. These high performance IP66 enclosures have been designed for mobile handheld electronics which are used in harsh indoor or outdoor environments.

GWS series – ‘Green’ power supplies from TDK-Lambda

TDK-Lambda UK has developed a new series of 'green' power supplies that comply with the energy saving requirements of Energy Star and the ErP (Energy related Products) Directive. The 250W GWS series AC-DC power supply uses innovative design techniques to combine high efficiency, high power density and low standby power.

Intersil introduces ISL28134, a new 5V, ultra-low noise, chopper-stabilized zero drift rail-to-rail amplifier featuring half the noise of competitive amps that consume similar power.

The ISL28134 is a single, chopper-stabilized zero-drift operational amplifier optimized for single and dual supply operation from 2.25V to 6.0V and ±1.125V and ±3.0V. The ISL28134 is designed to have ultra low offset voltage (2.5µV max) and offset temperature drift (15nV/°C max), wide gain bandwidth (3.5MHz), low noise (10nV/vHz), and rail-to-rail input/output swing while minimizing power consumption (900µA max).

National Instruments LabVIEW Drives the Future of Robotics

From undergraduate labs to research projects, students and engineers around the world use NI LabVIEW graphical system design and real-time hardware platforms to drive the future of robotics. See how students have used LabVIEW to build an autonomous robot to compete in the Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition.

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