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Vishay – VCNL4200: High Sensitivity Long Distance Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor with I2C Interface

VCNL4200 integrates a high sensitivity long distance proximity sensor (PS), ambient light sensor (ALS), and 940nm IRED into one small package. It incorporates photodiodes, amplifiers, and analog to digital converting circuits into a single chip using a CMOS process. The 16-bit high resolution ALS offers excellent sensing capabilities with sufficient selections to fulfill most applications […]

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Vicor – PI3543-00-LGIZ: Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulator and LED Driver

The PI354x-00 is a family of high input voltage, wide input range DC-DC ZVS buck regulators integrating controller, power switches, and support components all within a high density system-in-package (SiP). The PI354x-00 products are designed to operate within an SELV compliant system with steady state operation limited to 60V. The PI354x-00 products allow for transient voltage […]

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Tianma – Build With Quality: What to Consider When Designing in a Display

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN DESIGNING IN A DISPLAY: FEATURES Display Size Resolution Interface Sunlight Readable Viewing Angle Touchscreen Integration Optical Bonding Power Consumption Temperature Range APPLICATIONS Response Time Controller Single Board Computer Cables Air Gap Surface Treatment Strengthened Glass Bezel Design Graphic Overlays Gaskets and Sealing Avoid pixel failures, dust between layers, cracked glass, end […]

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Tianma – Superior Display Solutions for Customers

Tianma America, Inc. (TMA), a Tianma Group company, supplies customers around the globe with many high quality display solutions manufactured by the Tianma factories in China and Japan. In 1984 Tianma began manufacturing TN-LCDs in China and in 1991, Tianma Japan released the first color TFT LCD for laptops in the world. Today as a […]

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TE Connectivity – MULTIGIG RT 2 connector: “Ruggedizing” Connectors for Next-Generation Embedded Computing Applications

By: Matthew R. McAlonis, Development Engineering Manager, TE Connectivity Global Aerospace More. That’s the essence of “pushing the performance envelope.” For designers of embedded computer systems in military and aerospace applications, it means higher speed processing to handle the ever-increasing complexity of signals intelligence and networked warfare. This, in turn, requires connectors not only capable […]

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TE Connectivity – MULTIGIG RT 2 and MULTIGIG RT 2-R Connectors

Modular Connector System for VPX Applications Supporting Data Rates to 10Gb/s The MULTIGIG RT 2 connector, the standard for VITA 46, supports data rates up to 10Gb/s and represents a huge step forward in the world of rugged computing and C4ISR enabling technology. The modular connector system features a protected backplane connector and uses a […]