Components & Connectors

Infineon partners with Smart Wires for renewable grid design

Infineon Technologies is partnering with Smart Wires to design the SmartValve to control the flow of power in renewable power grids.
Today’s grids are challenged by demands from utilities to be more economic, and the need to provide for the integration of renewable energies. New lines and upgrades are expensive, explains […]

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Raytheon UK delivers smart power to battlefield vehicles

Raytheon UK offers a 10-channel power switch node (PSN), which it produced in response to emerging in-field and operator requirements for military land vehicles. The PSN has external shutdown and battle over-ride capabilities, and provides resilient vehicle power management, says Rayheon.
Soldiers in the field will benefit from greater electrical power […]

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Medical-certified DC/DC converter saves space and energy

Distributor, Dengrove Electronic Components ha added the REM1 series of compact SIP7 modules, with 2MOPP (Means of Patient Protection) from Recom.
The 1.0W DC/DC converter saves space, energy, and time at the test house, says Dengrove. The converter family can save space in medical device designs and is certified to medical […]

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Cliff offers feedthrough connector pre-assembled

Cliff Electronics offers system integrators 1U, 19-inch rack panels pre-assembled with up to 16 of the company’s Feedthrough (FT) connectors. The company says the panels simplify system assembly, reduce manufacturing time, component count and cost.
The panels have 16 x 24mm holes to accept the XLR-format Cliff FT connectors with options […]

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Low-power 6U VME SBC is based on NXP QorIQ multi-core processor

Rugged, low-power 6U VME single board computers (SBCs) were showcased by Aitech Defense Systems at GTC Europe.
Aitech Defense Systems offers the C114 rugged 6U VME SBC that brings the powerful QorIQ T1042, or higher performance T2081, multi-core processor to embedded systems.
The C114 is backwards-compatible with Aitech’s earlier generation PPC-based C106 […]

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Update to vADASdeveloper visualises sensor data, says Vector

The latest version of the vADASdeveloper, version 2.5 supports developers of multi-sensor applications for ADAS and automated driving. Graphical configuration of object information allows the tool to quickly and easily visualises sensor data, says Vector. Display windows can be used to integrate reference lidar systems to simplify the interpretation of […]

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Synchronous buck regulators save space

Vishay Intertechnology has expanded its microBuck family of synchronous buck regulators with new 2.0 to 10A devices, and featuring a wide input voltage range of 4.5 to 60V.
The SiC46X family regulators offer industry-leading output current capability and asre distinguished in the industry by being able to deliver output power up […]

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RT chokes are available from Schaffner with horizontal and vertical mounting options

Two- and three-line versions with horizontal and vertical mounting options have been added to the portfolio of current compensated chokes available from Schaffner.
Standard current ranges are from 6.0 to 20A, with voltages up to 600V AC. According to Schaffner, the new chokes enable developers to integrate greater saturation behaviour with […]

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Conrad Business Supplies launches components and accessories brand

Distributor, Conrad Business Supplies has launched TRU Components, a brand for active and passive components, electromechanics, cables and wires.
TRU Components is the brand for engineers and design houses, researchers and developers at electrical manufacturers and universities, as well as entrepreneurs and bulk purchasers automotive, medical or information technology.
Tim Schlecht, senior […]

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Connector housings protect against immersion in water

Harting has expanded its Han M range of industrial connector housings and has added a series of bulkhead hoods with significantly increased resistance to external influences including dust, dirt and liquids.
The bulkhead housings meet the requirements of IEC 60529 in protecting interior parts against strong water spray (IP66 degree of protection) […]

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