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Evaluation board for wireless microcontroller
The ESP32-S2-Kaluga-1 kit v1.3 is a development kit by Espressif Systems that is mainly created to demonstrate the ESP32-S2’s human-computer interaction functionalities, as well as provide the users with ...

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Flexible 50 GHz and 67 GHz cable assemblies
The W2 Series is a complete line of high-performance, flexible microwave cable assemblies from Withwave. Specially, the W205 Series has a low-density PTFE structure to achieve velocity propagation of ...

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Industrial stainless steel enclosures
Hammond Manufacturing’s EJSS family is available in an unpainted smooth, brushed finish in 304 or 316 grade stainless steel. Sealed to IP66, it is designed for use as an instrument enclosure, an electric, ...

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Technology trends that will shape 2021
News

In preparing to turn the corner on one of the most tumultuous years we have ever seen, 2021 will require that organisations put a finger on what will stimulate market responses and what the fabric of ...
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Analog Devices leverages Microsoft’s 3D ToF tech
Electronics Technology

Analog Devices is working with Microsoft to leverage Microsoft’s 3D time-of-flight (ToF) sensor technology, allowing customers to easily create high-performance 3D applications that bring higher degrees ...
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When not just any battery will do
Power Electronics / Power Management

Only high-quality batteries from reputable suppliers should be used for security and other mission critical equipment, to avoid potentially costly failures. This is according to the director of one of ...
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MACOM debuts Pure Carbide power amplifiers
RFiber Solutions, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

MACOM Technology Solutions announced at the virtual International Microwave Symposium (IMS) the introduction of its new gallium nitride on silicon carbide (GaN-on-SiC) power amplifier product line, which ...
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Clearing the Static: ESD training and compliance
Actum Group, News

According to Desco Industries, electrostatic discharge (ESD) can change the electrical characteristics of a semiconductor device, degrading or destroying it entirely. ESD could also potentially damage ...
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Technical high school gets new multimedia centre for 100% pass rate
News

The MTN SA Foundation continues to bring digital education closer to SA’s youth with the recent handover of a state-of-the-art multimedia centre to a deserving Bokgoni Technical High School in Atteridgeville, ...
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Altron appoints new company secretary
Altron Arrow, News

Nicole Morgan has been appointed as company secretary of Altron with effect from 1 January 2021. An admitted attorney of the High Court with 11 years of corporate law and company secretarial experience, ...
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MCU module for Bluetooth 5.2 low energy applications
Altron Arrow, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

The certified WB2072-00 module from Jorjin is a wireless MCU (microcontroller) module targeting Bluetooth 5.2 low energy applications. It is based on the STMicroelectronics BlueNRG-355AC wireless MCU ...
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MTN and Siyavula enabling maths and science learners
News

Lockdown or no lockdown, South African learners will do what it takes to ensure that they are ready for their year-end exams. So says the MTN SA Foundation, which partnered with digital teaching and learning ...
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Unrealistic deadlines hamper independent power producers
News

The Independent Power Producers Programme Office (IPPPO), which is run by the South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), aims to procure 2000 megawatts of electricity in its latest ...
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Illuminated E-Stop button
RS Components (SA), Switches, Relays & Keypads

RS Components has added the Eaton RMQ Small E-Stop to its emergency pushbutton portfolio. This compact device is around 30% smaller than standard emergency-stop buttons and is designed to deliver improved ...
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Broadband bypassable amplifier
RFiber Solutions, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Atlanta Micro’s AM1101 is a broadband bypassable amplifier covering the 2 GHz to 26,5 GHz frequency range. The device exhibits low noise figure and low gain across the entire frequency range while drawing ...
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Absorptive SP15T RF switch
RF Design, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

The PA-2750-CO from Kratos is an absorptive SP15T (single pole, 15 throw) switch that operates from 5,3 to 7,5 GHz. It can handle up to 200 mW of CW input power, has an insertion loss of less than 4,5 ...
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Low board-to-board RF coax connectors
Hiconnex, Interconnection

The IMP-LP product range is Radiall’s lowest board-to-board distance solution with optimised RF performance. This small form factor system features a pressure contact design to provide a quick and reliable ...
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Compact, robust cable connectors with high mating reliability
Actum Group, Interconnection

ERNI is expanding its robust and versatile range of MiniBridge (1,27 mm pitch) and MaxiBridge (2,54 mm) cable-to-board connector range with the MicroBridge family in a 1,27 mm pitch, which is currently ...
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High-voltage DC power supplies for bench or rack use
Vepac Electronics, Power Electronics / Power Management

XP Glassman Power has introduced a series of rack-mount, high-voltage DC power supplies able to supply up to 60 kV. Aimed at laboratories and OEMs, the EY series of 1200 W power supplies features flexible ...
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Axon connectors raise a SMILE in space
Hiconnex, Interconnection

The European Space Agency (ESA) recently added Axon’s high-speed MicroMach SpaceWire links into the European Preferred Parts List, making it the only company to be EPPL2 listed for this range of products, ...
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Enhanced RF connectors and terminators
Altron Arrow, Interconnection

Amphenol RF has expanded its SMP product series with enhanced performance connectors and the introduction of terminators. SMP connectors are ideal for telecommunications and military applications which ...
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