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High-precision voltage reference IC provides very-low drift for extended-temperature automotive applications

Extended-temperature-range voltage reference ICs for automotive and industrial applications require low drift, high reliability and high performance. Microchip Technology has released a high-precision voltage reference (Vref) IC that meets these needs at a cost-effective price. The new MCP1502 is an AEC-Q100 Grade 1 (-40°C to +125°C operating temperature range) automotive-qualified …

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1.5kW constant voltage and constant current power supply offers advanced programmability

XP Power has announced two new single phase 1.5kW AC-DC power supplies that offer programmable constant voltage (CV) and constant current (CC) operation with analogue and digital interfaces for user control. The compact and convenient solutions use an efficient resonant zero-volt switching (ZVS) topology and are suitable for equipment manufacturers …

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Industrial programmable input/output module based on Raspberry Pi’s RP2040 microcontroller

Just a few months after the initial release of the Raspberry Pi RP2040 microcontroller, Sfera Labs has introduced what it describes as the first industrial product based on this new chip. The Iono RP is a compact programmable I/O module that combines the ease of use of the Raspberry Pi …

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Highlights sensors for smart home and building automation at EDS 2021

Media Alert: Engineering Design Show 2021 Coventry Building Society Arena (Ricoh Arena), Coventry, UK 19 – 20 October 2021 Omron Electronic Components Europe: Stand K32   Omron highlights sensors for smart home and building automation at EDS 2021 Hoofddorp, Netherlands, Tuesday, 5 October 2021 – Omron Electronic Components Europe will showcase …

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Exhibiting again at the Engineering Design Show with new medical products.

  Medical equipment manufacturers are increasingly turning to ODU, to provide specific solutions to their ever-tightening technical requirements. For instance, the ODU MINI-SNAP® portfolio now includes inserts that are specifically designed to comply with the levels of user and patient protection prescribed in the IEC Standard IEC 60601-1 (2 MOOP …

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EAO Extends Switch Range into Industry 4.0 Arena

New Series 84 IO-Link Touch touch-operated devices are capacitive rugged, bright and configurable Burgess Hill, August 16th 2021 – The trend towards digitisation of Human Machine Interfaces in the industrial sector is leading OEMs to adopt radically new approaches to machinery design and manufacture. At the same time, digitisation is creating …

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OKW’s EASYTEC IIoT/sensor enclosures in four new sizes

OKW has added four new sizes to its EASYTEC range of fast-mount flanged enclosures. The new larger sizes suit more complex applications that require extra installation volume – such as IT network technology and smart factory sensor equipment. EASYTEC can be mounted quickly and easily on poles or flat surfaces …

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Farnell’s semiconductor portfolio strengthened by Renesas acquisition of Dialog

Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has increased its semiconductor portfolio following the acquisition of Dialog Semiconductor Plc (Dialog) by Renesas Electronics Corporation (Renesas). Renesas is a major supplier to Farnell and the integration of the Dialog product range will enable customers to …

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Automotive-Qualified Qspeed Silicon Diodes Feature Lowest Qrr for Efficient, High-Switching-Speed Designs

Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced its 600 V 12 A Qspeed diode, delivering the industry’s lowest reverse recovery charge (Qrr) for a silicon diode. With a Qrr of just 14 nC at 25 °C, it improves efficiency of the …

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Highly versatile modular connector system from Positronic in stock at Powell Electronics

Available through Powell Electronics, the supplier of connectors and more for high-rel applications including defence, aerospace and industrial, is the highly versatile Scorpion modular connector system from Positronic. The components can be configured for use as power connectors (16A up to 120A), signal level connectors or as a combination of …

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