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PXI remote control and bus extension modules accelerate test building

Remote control products using PCI Express Gen 3 technology have been announced by National Instruments to help engineers build smarter, faster test systems.
National Instruments (NI) says that the PCI Express Gen 3 technology delivers increased bandwidth that is critical for data-intensive applications like 5G cellular research, RF record and playback, […]

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Pico Technology adds waveform analysis tool to scope as standard

Waveform analysis and a search feature help to validate the characteristics and performance of complex measurement devices, says Pico Technology.
The PC oscilloscope and data logger provider has introduced the DeepMeasure analysis tool. It is included as standard with PicoScope 3000, 4000, 5000, and 6000 Series oscilloscopes. DeepMeasure delivers automatic measurement […]

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DC/DC LED drivers are compact for longer LED strings

Compact DC/DC light emitting diode (LED) drivers in the LDB24 series from MicroPower Direct use a boost design. The use of a step-up circuit (rather than the more common step down) allows the LDB24 models to provide a higher DC output level than the input, which in turn allows them […]

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The Digi XBee cellular 3G global embedded modems are now available from Mouser Electronics.

The Digi XBee Cellular 3G global embedded modems enable engineers to quickly and easily integrate 3G (high speed packet access (HSPA) /global system for mobile communications (GSM) with 2G connectivity into machine-to-machine (M2M) and internet of things (IoT) designs.
Designed to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) avoid time-consuming and expensive FCC […]

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1W surface mount isolated converter is 20 per cent slimmer

At only 5.5mm in height, the Recom R1SX 1W unregulated DC/DC converters, available now at Dengrove Electronic Components, are 20 per cent slimmer than alternative converters, says Dengrove. The R1SX DC/DC regulators are conveniently packaged as compact, 12.75 x 10.8mm, surface-mount, open-frame modules.
In addition to satisfying EN 55022/024 and IEC/UL/EN […]

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TTI offers modular receptacle system from Amphenol FCI

Now available in Europe through specialist distributor of electronic components, TTI, Amphenol FCI’s Minitek 2.0mm receptacles are modular. The system enables all types of connections between printed circuit boards (PCBs), wires and flat cables, says TTI. The 2.0mm spacing allows up to 38 per cent space saving compared to traditional […]

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Industrial PC module has four 10GbE interfaces

Industrial personal computer (PC) specialist, Portwell offers the Intel Atom processor C3000 series-based COM Express 3.0 type 7 basic module. A distinctive feature is that the PCO-B701 has four 10GbE interfaces.
According to Portwell, the PCOM-B701 empowers entry-level industrial, healthcare, network and IoT applications that require high density, high input/output (I/O) […]

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Aaeon’s Gene-APL5 SBC accelerates upgrades and efficient integration

Provided in a 3.5-inch sub-compact board and with an Intel Pentium N4200/ Celeron N3350 processor system on chip (SoC), the Gene-APL5 has been developed by Aaeon for touchscreen kiosks, medical industrial and food processing applications.
The industrial PC manufacturer has selected a new central processing unit (CPU), refitted to comply with […]

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Cypress streamlines wireless smart home design

Adding iCloud support for its internet of things (IoT) development platform, Cypress Semiconductor believes it can simplify the integration of wireless connectivity into smart home applications.
Cypress has added support of iCloud remote access for its HomeKit accessories with the WICED Studio software development kit and CYW43907 Wi-Fi microcontroller (MCU).

The Wireless […]

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Hornet voltage regulators create a buzz around industrial power

Non-isolated DC/DC converters from GE Industrial Solutions, the Hornet industrial voltage regulators are rugged and reliable in the challenging industrial environments, says the company.
The Hornet switching voltage regulators offer high efficiency (92 to 97 per cent).
As a part of its efforts to place a sharper emphasis on industrial applications, GE’s […]

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