The Walls Are Alive With The Sound Of IoT

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August 16, 2017

Aerohive’s AP150W is heralded as the industry’s first small form factor wallplate access point and switch combination with embedded IoT capability, which can be installed in less than two minutes. Said to be half the price of comparable solutions, the AP150W is designed both for Ethernet-jack wall mounting or placement on a desktop.   Available […]


Americans Prefer Smart Devices For Fuzz Alerts

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August 15, 2017

According to the 2017 Unisys Security Index survey, a majority of Americans have no problem sharing personal data with police or healthcare providers via smart devices. However, acceptance levels depend on who collects data, why data is collected, and how it will be used.   It seems to be common sense to share personal medical […]


3W/5W Mini Power Module Approved Household Chores

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August 15, 2017

The 3W AAF-03 and 5W AAF-05 families of ultra-miniature encapsulated power module in a 1 in. x 1 in. x 0.64 in. PCB-mount package are safety approved for EN60950-1 (ITE) and EN60335-1 (Household Appliance), making them suitable for industrial and household applications.   The AAF-03 and AAF-05 families offer single output models of 3.3 / […]


Magnetic Spindle Encoder Adds Safety Features

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August 15, 2017

Improvements to the company’s ERM 2200 and 2400 series of magnetic modular angle encoders accommodate the growing trend requiring “Functionally Safe” axes (an EU standard) on machines. HEIDENHAIN has improved its ERM angle encoders to permit mounting to include a mechanical fault exclusion of these encoders, a key requirement in making a machine Functionally Safe. […]


Bidirectional TVS Diode Array Sports Lower Standoff Voltages

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August 15, 2017

Littelfuse’s 80A discrete bidirectional TVS diode arrays offer circuit designers lower standoff voltage options for protecting lower voltage power buses from electrostatic discharge (ESD) damage. Fabricated in a proprietary silicon avalanche technology, the diodes protect each I/O pin to provide a high level of protection for electronic equipment sensitive to destructive ESDs. They can safely […]


Double-Balanced Mixer Cruises 3 to 20 GHz Space

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August 15, 2017

In a 3 mm x 2 mm package, the LTC5552 double balanced mixer features wideband matching from 3 GHz to 20 GHz. It can be used as an up- or downconverter and shines in up-conversion applications with its DC capable differential IF port that enables the LO to be close in frequency to the RF. […]


Enhanced LTSpice Model Simplifies GaN Power Designs

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August 15, 2017

For power-system design engineers who want to be fast, accurate and confident with their simulated designs prior to building hardware, GaN Systems’ latest set of LTSpice models are available for download that allow for a variety of inputs and simulations options. Users select the product of interest and then select the LTSpice button. Additionally, LTSpice […]


Tiny Data Recorder Brandishes IP68 Rating

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August 15, 2017

The SLICE IP68 data acquisition system captures physical signals in challenging environments. For applications with size or mass constraints, the unit’s 60 x 60 mm footprint makes it easy to embed in most test articles while the rugged housing is impervious to shock, water, and dust.   SLICE features onboard signal conditioning, supporting a variety […]