CUI INC – DC axial fans with advanced bearing system provide improved lifetime and performance


The CUI Thermal Management Group’s new CFM-V line of DC axial fans boasts superior performance and reliability compared to conventional sleeve-bearing fans, thanks to its innovative omniCOOLTM system. With typical MTBF ratings of 70,000 hours at 40°C and various speed options, CUI’s line of DC axial fans with the omniCOOL system provides the ideal mix […]

Cypress – PSoC Creator 4.2


PSoC Creator is Cypress’ intuitive Integrated Design Environment (IDE) that enables concurrent hardware and firmware editing, compiling and debugging of PSoC MCUs. Applications are created using schematic capture and over 150 pre-verified, production-ready peripheral components. New in PSoC Creator 4.2 PSoC 6 Support PSoC Creator 4.2 provides support for Cypress’ newest IoT game-changer: The PSoC® […]

Diodes Incorporated – New USB Type-C multiplexer for USB 3.1 Gen 1 applications at data rates up to 5Gbits/s


The PI5USB30213 from Diodes Inc., is a USB Type-CTM dual differential-channel 2:1 bi-directional multiplexer/de-multiplexer switch for USB 3.1 Gen 1 applications. It includes a Configuration Channel (CC) controller. The PI5USB30213 connects a USB 3.1 Gen 1 5Gbits/s port to a USB Type-C connector. It determines the orientation of the connection and connects the USB 3.1 […]

Hirose – Low-profile board-to-board connector supports transmission rates higher than 10Gbits/s


Hirose has introduced the ER8 series of connectors which supports high- speed signal transmission at rates higher than 10Gbits/s. It is suitable for use in industrial applications. The ER8 contacts offer excellent signal integrity, to ensure the reliability of high-speed signal transmission. The connector features an excellent insertion loss-to-crosstalk ratio. A 5 aggressor differential Far […]

Lumileds – New 1,700 lumen single-die LED offers 50% higher flux and 60% lower thermal resistance than competing devices


The new LUXEON V from Lumileds is the company’s highest flux-density LED, offering a maximum 1,700 lumen output from a package with a compact 4.0mm x 4.0mm footprint. The LUXEON V single-die LED can be driven harder than other LEDs in its class because of revolutionary new die and packaging technologies developed by Lumileds. The […]

Lumileds – New Deep Red and Far Red LEDs and CoB product for horticultural lighting


Lumileds has added three new products to its LUXEON SunPlus series of award-winning LEDs for horticultural lighting. The LUXEON SunPlus series is the only line of LEDs on the market to be tested and binned by Photosynthetic Photon Flux (PPF), the unit which expresses the total amount of photosynthetically active radiation that a light emits […]

Lumileds – Performance upgrade for family of colour LEDs for lighting applications


Lumileds announced that it has improved the flux across its family of colour LEDs. Performance improvements to the flagship LUXEON C Color Line include 20% higher lumen output in its LUXEON C Green and Cyan LEDs than the previous generation. In addition, the LUXEON C Red-Orange LED offers a 12% flux increase and the LUXEON […]

MINMAX – Isolated 8W DC-DC converter with wide 4:1 input range in small DIP package


MINMAX’s new MDWI08 series of 8W isolated DC-DC converters, housed in a 16-pin DIP package measuring just 0.94″ x 0.54″ x 0.31″ (23.8mm x 13.7mm x 8.0mm), offers a very high power density of up to 50W/in3. The shielded metal package has a built-in EMI filter. The MDWI08 series consists of 14 models which operate […]

Recom – 10W AC-DC converter modules housed in 2″ x 1″ case


RECOM has developed a low-cost series of 10W AC-DC converters in a tiny 2″ x 1″ package which offer low power consumption over a wide load range. The RAC10-K/277 series of power supplies is especially suitable for today’s IoT systems, which can often spend long periods in a low-power stand-by mode. The RAC series are […]

STMicroelectronics – Digital controller for wireless battery charging supports 15W applications


The STWBC-EP from STMicroelectronics, is a digital controller for wireless battery charger transmitters which enables implementation of the Extended Power Profile (EPP) in Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) 1.2-certified applications supplying up to 15W. The STWBC-EP offers the most flexible and efficient solution for controlling power transfer to a wireless power receiver in smartphones and tablets […]