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Sensorless brushless DC motor controller allows easy integration into customers’ applications

Dec 16, 2014

The A4963 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is a new 3-phase sensorless brushless DC motor controller IC that can easily be customised for integration into users’ applications. The new device is designed for use with external complementary p-channel and n-channel power MOSFETs. Reliable sensorless startup and run commutation can quickly be customised for individual motors and
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Yokogawa instruments play key role in testing of Heinzmann’s electric bikes

Test instruments supplied by Yokogawa are playing a key role in the final testing of motors for electric bikes manufactured by Heinzmann in the village of Schönau in Germany’s Black Forest region.   Heinzmann has been developing and manufacturing electric drives for over 30 years. The company’s drives are used in a range of industrial
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Robust connector housing for extreme requirements

The new Han® M Plus range of connectors from HARTING incorporates effective protection against extreme environmental influences through the use of an additional polyurethane coating. This new coating not only increases the connectors’ impact resistance but also protects them from extreme mechanical and chemical influences. As a result, this housing series is ideally suited to
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GaN Systems releases new Application Note on designing with Gallium Nitride enhancement mode power switching transistors: harnessing the advanced features of GaNPX™ packaging

GaN Systems Inc, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, has released a new Application Note for design engineers that sets out thermal design guidelines and PCB layout choices for its enhancement mode power switching transistors, which are supplied in its proprietary GaNPX™ device packaging. These arethe first discrete power devices to be
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Lattice Semiconductor Announces Industry’s Lowest Power “Always Listening” Voice Detection and Recognition Solutions for Mobile Devices

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), a leader in ultra-low power, small form factor, customizable solutions, today announced the availability of human voice detection and command recognition IP  for smartphones and other handhelds for the growing Internet of Things (IoT) category of devices.  These IPs are implemented in the iCE40™ family of mobile FPGAs, enabling manufacturers to
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AVX releases the smallest and thinnest fused undertab high CV tantalum SMD chip capacitors on the market

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new series of fused high CV tantalum SMD chip capacitors with undertab terminations. The new F98-AS1 Series capacitors feature a proprietary lead-frame-less structure with precise dimensions and low stress packaging, an internal thin film fuse that protects against short circuits, and
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Mouser Launches New Motor Control Application Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced the introduction of their new Motor Control Applications site. Mouser’s new applications site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the latest advances in motor control, and the newest components available from Mouser Electronics for building motor control systems. The new Motor Control Applications site, available on
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Arrow scoops nine supplier awards at electronica

Dec 9, 2014

Arrow Electronics received a total of nine awards from suppliers in the field of passive, electromechanical, and connector products (PEMCO) for the EMEA region. In recent years, Arrow has continually extended its line card and its technical expertise in this business. Arrow received the following awards: ♦ Bourns: “POS Growth” ♦ C&K Components: “Distributor of the
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IR Introduces Rugged AUIRGP66524D0 and AUIRGF66524D0 Automotive- Qualified 600V IGBTs for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

International Rectifier has launched the AUIRGP66524D0 and AUIRGF66524D0 automotive-qualified 600V IGBTs which are optimized for small auxiliary motor drive applications including air conditioning compressors for electric and hybrid vehicles. Leveraging IR’s COOLiRIGBT™ platform and co-packaged with a soft recovery diode, the 24A AUIRGP66524D0 and AUIRGF66524D0 feature low VCE(ON) to reduce power dissipation and maximum junction
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Microsemi DC-powered PoE Midspans Win the Renewable Energy Design Award at the Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards 2014

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its DC-powered Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) midspans won the “The Renewable Energy Design Award” in the Exceptional Technical Innovation category at the Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards 2014. The Elektra Awards are run by Electronics Weekly, and are
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