Bourns Releases New Sulfur-Resistant, AEC-Q200 Compliant Thick Film Chip Resistors

RIVERSIDE, Calif., November 20, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today released two new series of thick film chip resistors that offer enhanced power ratings up to 2 W at 70 °C. The Bourns® Models CRMxxxxA and CRSxxxxA are sulfur-resistant and AEC-Q200 compliant making them well-suited for automotive driver assistant, information, entertainment and lighting applications, as well as commercial, automation, industrial, power supply and stepper-motor drive designs.

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Improve Response Time to Critical System Events on CAN Networks with New 8-Bit MCU with Core Independent Peripherals

CHANDLER, Ariz., Nov. 13, 2017 — Microchip’s PIC18 product line has been expanded to include a new line of 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) that combine a Controller Area Network (CAN) bus with an extensive array of Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs). The CIPs increase system capabilities while making it easier for designers to create CAN-based applications without the complexity of added software. For more information on the two new PIC18 K83 devices available from Microchip Technology Inc.

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ASR/ASRM Series for High Voltage Pulse Applications

RALEIGH, NC (Oct. 17 , 2017) – Stackpole’s ASR / ASRM series anti-surge thru-hole resistors offer high voltage pulse handling and defined pulse power characteristics. From the ASRM14 1/4W size rated at 500V to the ASRM1 1W and ASRM2 2W both rated at 4KV, this series is a great choice for high voltage applications requiring a robust cost effective axial leaded resistor. In addition, this series offers pulse voltage handling ranging from 2KV for the ASRM14 to 10KV for the ASRM1 and ASRM2.

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Anti-moisture Thru-hole Resistors

Anti-moisture thru-hole resistors represent an important segment of the resistor market. There are many designs that require resistors to perform in high humidity environments and engineers need the mechanical stability and thermal characteristics of a thru-hole connection. We will examine the most common products for these requirements and discuss the benefits of using each for a given application.

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DFI Reliable Mini-ITX Motherboard Optimized for Medical Imaging Solution

A total healthcare solution provider based in the U.S. was looking to build a MDR Video RP equipment to be integrated into their overall medical data management system that could capture detailed medical images/videos and enable real-time connectivity with the enterprise IT infrastructure. The equipment should demonstrate outstanding graphics capabilities, be able to connect to the database instantly, and conform to strict regulations imposed by government entities. Considering these requirements, DFI suggested the use our Mini-ITX HM101-QM87 motherboard to power this medical imaging device.

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Stackpole's Non-Inductive Wirewounds for Inductance Sensitive Applications

RALEIGH, NC (June 21, 2017) -- Stackpole's NWW non-inductive wirewound resistor series is ideal for applications requiring low inductance. Although inductance can never be fully eliminated in a wirewound resistor, the Ayrton-Perry winding technique reduces the inductance by up to 5 times that of a standard wirewound resistor, making this technology usable in high frequency and high switching applications.

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24/7 Stable Performance as Tough Challenge in IoT Generation

The demand for small form factors for space-constrained embedded application is increasing rapidly. In response to this requirement, DFI gladly introduces you to ultra-small size products which includes industrial motherboards and system-on-modules based on the new generation Intel® Atom™ processor E3900 series (code name: Apollo Lake). Compared to the last generation Atom (N3700 Series), the brand new DFI product family supports harsh environments and narrow space operations with 30% higher performance and impressively optimized energy efficiency. These products are ideally designed for IoT, automation, transportation, and medical applications.

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Vishay Intertechnology Hybrid Solid-State Relays Provide Fast Operation, Wide Temp. Range, and High Load Voltage

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today expanded its VOR family of hybrid solid-state relays with four new devices designed to deliver superior electrical characteristics for telecommunications, industrial, security system, and metering applications. Compared to similar solutions, the new Vishay Semiconductors 1 Form A VOR1121A6, VOR1121B6, VOR2121A8, and VOR2121B8 provide faster, bounce-free switching and a wider operating temperature range, and are more cost-effective.

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HARTING Broadcast & Entertainment

HARTING has made “New Thinking” part of its corporate strategy. Thanks to “New Thinking”, HARTING is producing Connectivity and Networks solutions for the triad of Installation Technology, Device Connectivity and Smart Network Infrastructure. These solutions cover all the automation lifelines – Data, Signal and Power.

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