Bourns New Trimming Potentiometers Offer Significantly Lower CRV and Improved Linearity for Sensitive Microprocessor Designs

RIVERSIDE, Calif., September 27, 2016 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced high reliability precision Trimpot® trimming potentiometers that provide more accurate linearity, lower Contact Resistance Variation (CRV) and can be customized to a customer's exact requirements. Based on the company's continued innovation and 70-year history of engineering, Bourns designed its new precision Trimpot® products for use with microprocessors or in applications where precise adjustment is needed.

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Microchip Expands Computing Capabilities with Two Embedded Controller Families that Support eSPI Bus Technology

CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 27, 2017 — The MEC17XX and MEC14XX families of embedded controllers with enhanced Serial Peripheral Interface (eSPI), the host interface supported by the latest PC computing chip sets, are now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP). Both families support the eSPI bus technology that is required for new, upcoming computing applications. The MEC17XX family is based on an ARM® Cortex®-M4F core and has advanced hardware-accelerated cryptography algorithms to efficiently support the secure boot of a computer. The family offers several additional features including two UARTS and an extended industrial operating temperature range that make the family ideal for industrial computing. In addition, Microchip’s popular MIPS-based MEC14XX family has been expanded to include functionality for supporting the new eSPI Slave Attached Flash (SAF) feature, which allows the Microchip embedded controller to be directly connected to an SPI Flash memory using an on-board master controller.

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Bourns Announces High Wattage, Surface Mount TVS Diodes for ESD/EFT/Surge Protection

RIVERSIDE, Calif., September 26, 2016 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced a new high wattage, surface mount TVS diode series designed for ESD, EFT and surge protection. Bourns' Model 5.0SMDJ TVS diode series answers communications, industrial control and automation, and power supply market needs for increasingly higher power density circuit protection components in more compact packages. The new series supports power wattage up to 5000 watts that helps ensure DC power port and communication lines are well protected against overvoltage transients. They also offer superior line voltage clamping as compared to the performance of competing metal oxide varistor (MOV) technologies.

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microQSFP Extends Use Cases with Industry Adoption in 2x50G and 1x50G Applications

HARRISBURG, Pa. – September 25, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, today announced that its microQSFP pluggable connectors, cages and cable assemblies are gaining rapid traction in the industry as indicated by cloud server application design wins and significant ongoing data center switches, and wireless networking equipment design efforts.

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STMicroelectronics Selected Technical Partner of E-Distribuzione for Its New Smart-Meter Platform

Geneva, September 25, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is supporting E-Distribuzione, the Enel Group company holding the concession for electricity-distribution services, in the deployment of “Open Meter,” the second-generation smart-meter platform designed and developed by E-Distribuzione.

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Get the Highest Video Quality Ever with OPS+

Featuring 3 display outputs with 4K resolution @ 60Hz and fully compliance with the Open Pluggable Specification Plus (OPS+), the OPS100-SH digital signage system provides exceptional multimedia solutions to high computing intensive digital signage and white board markets. The system leverages the latest server-grade Intel® Xeon® processor with ultra-high-resolution of up to 8K video playback. The OPS100-SH has high flexibility and scalability via the OPS connectors (JAE TX25A and 2nd connector) and supports PCIe x4 signal expansion and triple displays (1 HDMI + 2 DP). The powerful OPS100-SH is able to maximize visual impacts and provide best imaging quality for digital signage solutions in retail advertising, real-time online conferences, educational lectures, and other solutions that demand high processing capabilities and audience engagement.

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Enable CAN Flexible Data Rate (CAN FD) in New and Existing Designs using Microchip’s Unique External CAN FD Controller

CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 20, 2017 — The industry’s first external CAN Flexible Data Rate (CAN FD) controller is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP). The MCP2517FD allows designers a simplified path to upgrade from CAN 2.0 to CAN FD and benefit from CAN FD protocol enhancements. CAN FD offers many benefits over traditional CAN 2.0 including faster data rates and data byte message expansion. The cutting-edge MCP2517FD CAN FD controller can be used with any microcontroller (MCU), enabling developers to easily implement this technology without a complete system redesign. Since the adoption and transition to CAN FD is in the beginning stages, there are a limited number of CAN FD MCUs available today. In addition, changing a system MCU can come with a significant cost, increased development time and risk. MCP2517FD allows system designers to enable CAN FD functionality by adding only one external component while continuing to utilize the majority of their design.

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Stackpole's Radial Leaded MOVs for a Wide Range of Applications

RALEIGH, NC (September 20, 2017) -- Stackpole's RV Series of radial leaded metal oxide varistors are in stock in a wide range of sizes and working voltages. The RV Series is UL1449 certified and is available in sizes from 5mm up to 20mm with peak current ratings up to 18,000 amps and energy handling up to 792J. The RV Series offers over voltage protection for electronics with operating voltages ranging from 14VDC to 1465VDC.

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Vishay Intertechnology TMBS® Rectifiers in SlimDPAK Save Space, Improve Thermal Performance and Efficiency

MALVERN, Pa. — Sept. 20, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new family of surface-mount TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers in the eSMP® series SlimDPAK (TO-252AE) package. Offering lower profiles and better thermal performance than devices in the DPAK (TO-252AA), the Vishay General Semiconductor rectifiers feature reverse voltages from 45 V to 150 V, low forward voltage drop, and industry-high current ratings.

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