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New range of thermal gap fillers
Global electro-chemicals manufacturer, Electrolube, has introduced a versatile new range of gap-filling products with excellent thermal performance. GF400 is a two-part, liquid silicone-based gap filler, ...

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Automotive grade aluminium capacitors
Vishay introduced two new series of automotive grade, surface-mount aluminium electrolytic capacitors that combine high voltages up to 450 V with operating temperatures up to +125°C and useful life up ...

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Radio interference suppression choke
Würth Elektronik is complementing its AEC-Q200 product group of qualified radio interference suppression chokes with an SMT-mountable model, the WE-RCIS. The rod core choke, available in four versions, ...

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Bypass capacitor kit for MMIC amplifiers
RF Design, Passive Components

High-frequency MMIC amplifiers with broadband gain need to be protected from RF noise on the supply lines, particularly RF energy coupled back into the device from its output. Supply noise creates challenges ...
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Tiny step-down power module
Altron Arrow, Power Electronics / Power Management

The LTM4657 from Analog Devices is part of the family of tiny, high-efficiency, identical pin-out, step-down µModule devices. The LTM4657 is designed to operate at lower switching frequencies than the ...
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Image-reject mixer for 15 to 45 GHz
RFiber Solutions, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

The MAMX-011043 from MACOM Technology Solutions is an image-reject passive diode mixer MMIC. The mixer operates over an ultra-wide bandwidth of 15-45 GHz, with a LO operating range of 12 dBm to 18 dBm. ...
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Enabling cloud connectivity to all Microchip MCUs and MPUs
Avnet South Africa, DSP, Micros & Memory

Due to the fragmented nature of the Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace, increasing project complexity and costs, today’s developers face more challenges in design decisions than ever before. These challenges ...
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All-in-one GPS positioning system
iCorp Technologies, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Cara-S is a versatile all-in-one GPS positioning system solution which integrates GPS receiver, Sigfox uplink SoC and other technologies onto a 52 mm x 40 mm x 13 mm printed circuit board. The GPS location ...
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High-current, shielded power inductors
Electrocomp, Passive Components

Bourns is introducing the Model SRP3012C, SRP3020C, SRP5020C, SRP5030C, SRP1245C and SRP1265C high-current, shielded power inductors, designed to meet today’s high-current density requirement in various ...
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Ceramic-based thick film RF filters
RF Design, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Our new Planar X Series is part of Smiths Interconnect’s overarching initiative that entails the creation of best-in-class planar RF filter solutions designed and tested to support various applications ...
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Clearing the Static: ESD cleaning and hygiene products
Altico Static Control Solutions, News

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, Actum Group would like to remind electronics manufacturers of our range of antistatic cleaning agents, cleanroom materials and PPE.       Cleanroom garments and ...
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On-demand webinars
Events

The COVID-19 outbreak has quickly changed the business and technology landscape. Recently, ABI Research analysts participated in three webinars that explored the impact the pandemic has had – and will ...
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Low-cost Sigfox reference design
iCorp Technologies, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

HopeRF has released a reference design for low-cost Sigfox connectivity using its CMT2189C devices. These are fully integrated, highly flexible, high-performance, SoC (G)FSK/OOK transmitters with an embedded ...
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5-in-1 combination antenna
RF Design, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

The MA285.LBICG.001 from Taoglas is a 5-in-1 combination antenna that includes one GNSS (GPS-GLONASS-BeiDou), two x LTE MIMO and two x dual-band 2,4/5,8 GHz Wi-Fi MIMO elements. This low-profile, omnidirectional ...
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Wideband miniature tuner module
RFiber Solutions, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Atlanta Micro’s AM9017 is a fully integrated mini-module comprised of MMIC and MCM devices that provide a complete high dynamic range miniature tuner module covering the 0,1 GHz to 18 GHz frequency range. ...
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LTE module with positioning support
RF Design, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

The SARA-R422M8S from u-blox is a secure cloud LTE M, NB-IoT and EGPRS module with the u-blox M8 GNSS receiver and separate GNSS antenna interface, which provides highly reliable, accurate positioning ...
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DC-DC converter adds 80 W output
Vepac Electronics, Power Electronics / Power Management

The popular MG series, with its 10 year warranty, has been extended again by Cosel with the addition of 80 W output models in the MGFS and MGFW family. Offering 4:1 input voltage ranges of 9-36 V or 18-76 V, ...
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Chip resistors in space-saving case size
Altron Arrow, Passive Components

Vishay has extended its TNPU e3 series of automotive grade ultra-precision thin film flat chip resistors with a new space-saving component in the compact 0402 case size. Offering high long-term stability ...
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Storage choke for audio amplifiers
Würth Elektronik eiSos, Passive Components

With WE-HIDA, Würth Elektronik offers a storage choke optimised for Class D amplifiers. The high-current inductor is characterised by low core losses, very low DC resistances from 2,5 mΩ to 14,8 mΩ and ...
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Company profile: Phoenix Contact
Phoenix Contact, News

Phoenix Contact was founded in 1923 in Essen, Germany, by Hugo Knümann. It entered the South African market in 1969 through a local distributor, and was later established as a wholly owned subsidiary ...
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MCU with embedded LoRa transceiver
Altron Arrow, DSP, Micros & Memory

The STM32WL is the world’s first wireless microcontroller (MCU) to integrate a LoRa transceiver on its silicon die. Until now, the industry either had discrete MCUs and transceivers, or both components ...
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