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Sony launches ultra-compact, digital colour HD block camera module

Sony Europe’s Image Sensing Solutions division has added an ultra-compact colour camera module to its range of FCB block cameras with digital outputs. While the FCB-SE600 has been designed for use in space-restricted environments, it measures 50x47.6x54.2mm, it features a motorised optical zoom, full HD (1080p at 30fps) picture quality and Sony’s Exmor 1/2.8 type CMOS sensor.

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LeCroy introduces dual-channel high resolution Waveform generator

LeCroy Corporation has released the WaveStation series of function/arbitrary waveform generators. The WaveStation is capable of generating signals up to 50 MHz and offers a 3.5” display, intuitive front panel, 2 output channels on all models and PC waveform editing software. The new models are available with bandwidths of 10 MHz, 25 MHz and 50 MHz; each with 125 MS/s sampling rate, 14-bit resolution and 16 kpts memory per channel.

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EFM32 Gecko development kit now available

Energy Micro has announced the immediate availability of a new development kit for its EFM32 Gecko microcontroller family. The kit includes full SEGGER J-Trace and J-Link support, reducing the need for additional debugging tools.

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Syfer’s ProtectiCaps save on production stage

The latest innovation in multilayer chip capacitors (mlccs) from Syfer Technology is a range of compact devices suitable for high voltage applications, supplied with a built-in protective coating.  Typically, with standard high voltage capacitors, a special coating is applied after the devices are soldered onto the board in order to minimise the risk of flashover from one termination on the chip to another.

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Cree expands range of mid-power lighting-class LEDs

Cree is introducing new mid-power XLamp ML-C and ML-E LEDs in a move designed to bring increased versatility and flexibility to a wider spectrum of lighting applications. Designed to accelerate the adoption of LED lighting, the expanded XLamp ML family now offers red, green and blue colour options, high-voltage and three different price-performance options in the proven and reliable ML package. The ML LED high-voltage options can enable the use of more efficient, smaller drivers to lower cost for applications such as LED replacement lamps.

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Pico Zenigata LED line up now offers 15 – 72.5 lumens

Sharp Microelectronics has extended its Pico Zenigata LED portfolio with the introduction of a new white high-performance LED series, while increasing the luminous flux of the previous generation in parallel. The line-up now comprises three different series that shine with luminous flux levels of up to 72.5 lumen and with an efficiency of up to 125 lm/W.

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IAR Systems provides tools for V850E2 MCUs from Renesas Electronics

IAR Systems has unveiled a new suite of tools to support the V8500E2 series of microcontrollers from Renesas Electronics. The V850E2/Fx4-L series features very low power consumption and offers high functionality and has been designed for the automotive comfort and body segment and for applications such as roof or window lifters, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), body control modules, and door, seat and light modules.

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XJTAG launches multiport JTAG testing solution

XJTAG has released the XJQuad, a multiport JTAG controller that can run boundary scan tests on up to four circuit boards at once. The XJQuad has been designed as a cost-effective four-port JTAG adaptor targeted at manufacturers. Using a single USB 2.0 port on the PC it provides high speed JTAG access to allow simultaneous testing of four circuit boards, each of which can be provided with up to four JTAG Test Access Ports.

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ADLINK builds PXI Express family of products for high-bandwidth applications

ADLINK Technology has developed a new family of high-performance PXI and PXI Express (PXIe) products for applications requiring fast data throughput, such as audio and image test. The three new products include the PXES-2590, the first all-hybrid, 9-slot PXIe chassis that provides up to 8 GB/s throughput, the PXI-9527, a dynamic signal acquisition (DSA) module that offers 24-bit resolution and IEPE signal conditioning for accurate sound and vibration testing and the PXIe-9842, a digitizer with 200 MS/s for dynamic measurements.

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