Capacitive-touch control portfolio expanded

  Microchip has announced a new family of capacitive touch controllers- the CAP12XX family. These turnkey capacitive touch controllers expand the CAP11XX right touch product portfolio, providing a wide variety of slider, button and proximity functionality. Additionally, these controllers make it easy for designers to add aesthetically pleasing, low-cost touch interfaces. This new six-member family is […]

Space-saving two-pole surge arrester

  The surge arresters of the Dehnconnect SD2 series are designed as space-saving terminal blocks with a width of 6 mm. These terminal blocks, with integrated surge protection, have a modular disconnection function that allows for interruptions to the signal circuit for maintenance work. An integrated module ejector disconnects the signal circuit from terminal equipment. […]

High-performance HDMI at CES 2014 in Las Vegas

  Analog Devices showcased a series of products at the CES show in Las Vegas, USA and expanded its portfolio with the introduction of three new products said to help enrich the entertainment experience for customers. The company introduced a family of three high-performance HDMI cross-point transceivers that distribute high-definition audio and video content across […]

Supporting engineers on the move

  RS Components has unveiled its first design support app for iOS-based mobile devices. Called RS Toolbox, this new app, which is available free of charge, provides a central access point to popular electronic reference materials and calculation and conversion tools in an easy-to-use format for electronics design engineers, hobbyists and students. RS Toolbox runs […]

Isolated DC-to-DC converter reduces board space

  RS Components is now stocking isolated DC-to-DC converters from Analog Devices. The ADuM5010, ADuM6010, ADuM521x and ADuM621x use ADI’s proprietary isoPower isolated DC-to-DC converter technology to deliver 150 mW of output power while using less board space than other module-based solutions. The ADuM521x and ADuM621x also integrate two channels of ADI’s data isolation technology […]

Zigbee light link development kit

  The CC2531 Zigbee light link development kit is intended for customers who would like to evaluate ZLL lighting control for LED light products, and develop simple applications and demonstrators based on this standard. The kit contains everything needed to set-up a ZLL network and control the lights individually or as a group. It is […]

Digital barometric pressure sensor module

  Measurement Specialties has released its new MS5637-02BA03 digital barometric pressure sensor module to production. This ultra-compact 3 x 3 x 0,9 mm micro altimeter requires only four large pads for operation, and uses I2C communication. At a highest resolution of 0,016 mBar, equivalent to 13 cm of elevation, this 24-bit ΔΣ ADC integrated digital […]

Bus converter modules enable high voltage DC distribution

  New 380 V DC input ChiP bus converter modules enable high voltage DC distribution with 98% efficient conversion to 48 V at 115 W/cm3 power density. Vicor Corporation recently unveiled the first module utilising its converter housed in package (ChiP) power component platform. The new ChiP bus converter modules (BCM) supply 1,2 kW at […]

Demonstrating sensing technologies around a BLE communication link

  EBV Elektronik has announced sensorTAG, a product that demonstrates various sensing technologies around a Bluetooth low energy (BLE) communication link in a small form factor. This new release from EBV is a one-stop-shop with sensorTAG, a battery-powered sensor Hub, and an USB-to-BLE nanoDongle (9 x 17 mm). SensorTAG provides an industry-standard sensor portfolio (STM, […]

WLAN front-end module for high data-rate mobile device applications

  Microchip has announced its new 5 GHz, 50 Ω matched WLAN front-end module (FEM), the SST11LF04, for high data-rate mobile device applications. The SST11LF04 features a transmitter power amplifier, a receiver low-noise amplifier with bypass, and a low-loss, single-pole two-throw antenna switch for 5 GHz WLAN connectivity in one integrated, compact 2,5 x 2,5 […]