Electronic Products & Technology

January 23, 2020 by Stephen Law

Proximity sensors lower power consumption to 6µA

VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY VCNL36821S and VCNL36826S fully integrated proximity sensors increase efficiency and performance in consumer and industrial applications. Both devices combine a photodiode, signal processing IC, and 12-bit ADC in a compact 2.55mm by 2.05mm by 1.0mm surface-mount package, making them…
October 28, 2019 by Stephen Law

Compact dc link film capacitors serve dc link applications

TDK CORP. B3277*X/Y/Z series of EPCOS film capacitors for dc link applications provide compact dimensions, high capacitance density and high current capability. Devices are designed for rated voltages of between 500 and 1200Vdc. Product series comes in numerous standard capacitance…
October 25, 2019 by Stephen Law

Receptacle connectors boost performance many interconnect applications

HEILIND ELECTRONICS Amphenol Sine Systems AT and ATV Series HYPERBUSS receptacle connectors can be used in a variety of interconnect applications requiring a common ‘bussed’ electrical pathway. The buss mechanism utilizes conductors to collect electrical power from incoming feeders, then…
May 28, 2019 by Alistair Fulton, vice-president and general manager, wireless & sensing product group at Semtech

5G vs LoRa: Inside the city of Calgary

The United Nations estimates that 68% of the world’s population will live in an urban setting by 2050. As more residents move to city locations, government officials continue to adopt new smart solutions to better manage services improve quality of…
April 8, 2019 by Stephen Law

Compact, ac-ac frequency converters deliver 1kVA

ABSOPULSE ELECTRONICS FCP 1K-F7W Series of compact, ac-ac frequency converters, suitable for rugged industrial applications, require universal ac-input voltage and split-phase ac-output with pure sine-wave output voltage. Devices use field proven, microprocessor-controlled FCP1000 technology to generate 1000VA continuous output power…
March 28, 2019 by Stephen Law

Portable development platform assists with embedded applications

ELMA ELECTRONIC D-Frame OpenVPX Development Chassis enables engineers to not only build and deploy embedded applications quicker, but collaborate and share resources as well. System platform can be used for design and demonstration activities, such as board design, application development,…
December 11, 2018 by Stephen Law

Watertight connector delivers IP68 protection class

LEMO T series Anglissimo connector for outdoor applications is available in size 0T, 1T and 2T is watertight with an IP68 protection class. The elbow plug connector prevents cable cutter by easily adjusting the cable output position during its assembly.…
November 22, 2018 by Stephen Law

Connector designed for rugged industrial applications

POSITRONIC Panther II connector is specifically designed to withstand harsh conditions for rugged, high power applications where reliable electrical current is required for operating in harsh environments. Devices provide a consistent power connection and represents one of the few IP68…
November 3, 2018 by Stephen Law

Oscillator serves next gen networking, RF designs

FUTURE ELECTRONICS Abracon AX7 ClearClock oscillator for next generation networking and RF applications provides low power consumption, while maintaining typical jitter of 119fs. Device delivers widest-in-class frequency range from 50MHz to 2.1GHz, lowest-in-class power consumption of 70mA MAX Idd (LVDS),…
September 12, 2018 by Stephen Law

Multi connection system serves high power applications

WAGO MCS MAXI 832 Series lever-actuated pcb connector for high power applications up to 66A / 600V and up to 4AWG conductors. Device extends firm’s range of wire-to-board and wire-to-wire pluggable solutions at the high-power end of the range. The…