Best Budget 7th Generation Core™ Processor Based Motherboards

The top trends for 2017 in embedded computing cover three themes: the merging of the richer interactive content, the advent of cloud computing everywhere, and the technology impact of ultra-high definition video shift.” DFI’s new series motherboards come with increased performance, Optane memory, power efficiency, and compelling graphics features that are provided by 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors. To meet the rapidly changing demands of markets, motherboards powered by 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors were developed as a direct answer to this trend.

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Bourns Adds New High-Temperature PPTC Resettable Fuses to its Multifuse Line

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 19, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has added new AEC-Q200 certified high-temperature Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient (PPTC) resettable fuses to its successful line of Multifuse® products. Offered in 1206 and 1210 (3014 and 3024 metric) surface mount packages and featuring operating temperatures up to 125 °C, Bourns designed the miniature sized MF-NSHT and MF-USHT series as ideal circuit protection solutions for automotive systems, and to provide superior resettable fault protection for a new generation of high density boards in industrial, telecom and consumer electronics that also must operate in elevated temperatures.

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New Antenna PowerGuard Products Provide Reliable ESD Protection in Capacitance-Sensitive Applications

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 19, 2017) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has released the new Antenna PowerGuard Series varistors, an ultralow capacitance extension of its reliable AntennaGuard range with new voltage, capacitance, and energy ratings. Antenna PowerGuard Series varistors exhibit highcurrent and energy handling capabilities, low insertion loss, low leakage current, and unsurpassed reliability compared to diode options. These advantages, combined with AEC-Q200 qualification, bidirectional overvoltage protection, EMI/RFI attenuation, fast response times (<1nS), and multi-strike capabilities make the small SMT packaged series ideal for use in RF and optic circuit, sensor, high-speed and data line, antenna, radar, Bluetooth®, Ethernet, and other capacitance-sensitive applications across the automotive, industrial, and commercial markets.

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New Vishay Intertechnology TMBS® Rectifiers in MicroSMP Package Save Significant Space While Increasing Power Density and Improving Efficiency

MALVERN, Pa. — July 19, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today expanded its offering of surface-mount TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers with 10 new 1 A and 2 A devices in the eSMP® series MicroSMP (DO-219AD) package. Providing space-saving alternatives to Schottky rectifiers in the SOD123W, the Vishay General Semiconductor devices feature reverse voltages from 45 V to 150 V and include the industry's first 2 A TMBS rectifiers in the MicroSMP to deliver forward voltage as low as 0.40 V.

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STMicroelectronics’ ESD-Clamping Diodes in 0201 Package Bring Industry-Best Performance Protection to Tiny Smart Objects

New miniature (0201-size) single-line ESD-protection diodes from STMicroelectronics quickly clamp transients to a voltage as low as 7V, and handle 7A peak pulse current, to provide superior protection and design flexibility for space-constrained smart objects. This diode drops the bar with the lowest clamping voltage available at this level of capacitance and stand-off voltage.

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Bourns Expands Successful Line of Multifuse® Ultra-Low Resistance Surface Mount PPTC Resettable Fuses

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 18, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has expanded its successful line of ultra-low resistance Multifuse® Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient (PPTC) resettable fuses. Bourns is introducing the new model series MF-PSML (0805 size) while adding new low-profile devices to the company's existing MF-NSML (1206 size) and MF-USML (1210 size) series products. Bourns is extensively increasing its Multifuse® product line to provide design engineers with a breadth of low-resistance overcurrent and thermal circuit protection solutions that meet their space-constrained application requirements.

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GENERATION 4.0 FAKRA PROVIDE COST-EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS FOR HIGH VOLUME APPLICATIONS

Danbury, CT - Amphenol RF introduces a new generation of the popular FAKRA connector series. The upgraded SMB connector design includes stamped and formed construction for fully automated cable termination. They also feature removable connector housings, for field replacement if necessary, and are mechanically keyed and color coded to prevent mismating on the production line. The latest FAKRA product offerings are compatible with all previous FAKRA products.

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AVX Releases New SPICE Models for the CapGuard™ and TransGuard® Automotive Series Varistors

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 10, 2017) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released new SPICE models for its CapGuard™ Automotive and TransGuard® Automotive Series multilayer varistors. Designed to enable shorter, more cost-effective development cycles with more first-pass prototype successes, SPICE models allow electronic design engineers to quickly, easily, and effectively evaluate the integrity of circuit designs, accurately simulate their performance, and identify and correct potentially problematic properties, including parasitic resistances and capacitances.

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Bourns Expands Motorized Slide Potentiometer Line for Professional Audio and Lighting Applications

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 12, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has expanded its industry-leading line of professional audio and lighting products with a 60mm motorized slide potentiometer. The feature-rich Bourns® Model PSP60 is designed to meet space constraints, longer lifespan and frequent adjustment requirements of automated professional audio mixing consoles, broadcast mixing consoles, and professional lighting consoles and controllers.

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Create More Reliable and Cost-Effective LED Lighting Applications with Microchip’s Sequential Linear LED Driver

CHANDLER, Ariz., July 10, 2017 — A next-generation sequential linear LED driver for offline lighting applications is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP). The CL88020, an extension of Microchip’s popular CL88XX family, is designed to drive a long string of low-cost LEDs directly from the 120 VAC line input. The product allows customers to create reliable, cost-effective and compact LED lighting applications by having High Power Factor (PF) without the need for switch-mode power conversion which is typically required for LED lighting design.

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