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  • 1 W DC-DC Converters Medical Approved

    1 W DC-DC Converters Medical Approved

    MINMAX Technology has announced the MINMAX MAU01M / MSCU01M series, a new range of high performance 1 W medical safety approved DC-DC converters with encapsulated SIP-7 & SMD packages. They are...

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  • Wide Range Power Monitor Embeds ADCs

    Wide Range Power Monitor Embeds ADCs

    Analog Devices, acquired earlier this year by Linear Technology, has announced the LTC2992, a wide range I²C system monitor that monitors the current, voltage and power of two 0 V to 100 V rails...

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  • December Circuit Cellar: A Sneak Preview

    December Circuit Cellar: A Sneak Preview

    The December issue of Circuit Cellar magazine is coming soon. Want a sneak peak? We’ve got a great selection of excellent embedded electronics articles for you. Not a Circuit Cellar subscriber? ...

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  • Issue 328 November: EQ Questions

    Issue 328 November: EQ Questions

    Review these four Test Your EQ problems that appeared in Circuit Cellar November (328). Test your knowledge. Answers appear in the December issue (329) Question 1—USB is by far the most common way...

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  • Issue 326 September: EQ Questions

    Issue 326 September: EQ Questions

    Review these four Test Your EQ problems that appeared in Circuit Cellar September (326). Test your knowledge. Answers appear in the October issue (327) . Question 1 Asynchronous (dual-clock) FIFOs...

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  • DFT Plugin Added to Zuken Design Suite

    DFT Plugin Added to Zuken Design Suite

    Zuken  and XJTAG have entered into a partnership to enhance Zuken’s CR-8000 with a design for test (DFT) capability that will improve test coverage during schematic entry. The capability is based...

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  • DC-DC Conv. Does ±1% Voltage Regulation

    DC-DC Conv. Does ±1% Voltage Regulation

    Vicor has extended its family of isolated, regulated DC-DC converter modules (DCMs) in ChiP packages, by adding a range of ±1% voltage regulation devices. With unrivaled power densities of up to...

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  • Electrical Engineering Crossword — October (327)

    Electrical Engineering Crossword — October (327)

    The answers to Circuit Cellar 327‘s crossword are now available. Across 1. FIRMWARE—Executable software stored within a ROM 4. INFINITE—An incalculable number that extends indefinitely 5....

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  • New Version of Altium Designer Previewed

    New Version of Altium Designer Previewed

    Altium has completed an exclusive preview tour of its Altium Designer 18 at a series of upcoming global PCB design conferences. Altium Designer continues its focus on delivering new, easy-to-use...

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  • Tuesday’s Newsletter: Microcontroller Watch

    Tuesday’s Newsletter: Microcontroller Watch

    Coming to your inbox tomorrow: Circuit Cellar’s Microcontroller Watch newsletter. Tomorrow’s newsletter keeps you up-to-date on latest microcontroller news. In this section, we examine the...

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  • LLC Controller With < 40mW Standby Power

    LLC Controller With < 40mW Standby Power

    Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced an inductor-inductor-capacitor (LLC) resonant controller with an integrated high-voltage gate driver that enables the what TI claims is the industry’s lowest...

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  • Cadence Adds Real-Time DFM PCB Design

    Cadence Adds Real-Time DFM PCB Design

    Cadence Design Systems provides Cadence Allegro PCB DesignTrue DFM technology that performs real-time, in-design design-for-manufacturing (DFM) checks integrated with electrical, physical and...

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  • Negative Feedback in Electronics

    Negative Feedback in Electronics

    A Look at the Opposite Side Besides closed-loop control systems, negative feedback is found in many electronic circuits—especially in amplifiers. And just like positive feedback, negative feedback...

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  • 3.5″ SBC Serves up Skylake Processors

    3.5″ SBC Serves up Skylake Processors

    COMMELL has announced its LS-37K 3.5-inch embedded mini-board based on Intel 6th/7th generation FCLGA1151 Skylake / Kaby Lake Core processor family and Xeon E3-1200 v5 processor. The Skylake PC is...

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  • PCB Technology Leadership Awards

    PCB Technology Leadership Awards

    Mentor has announced its 27th annual PCB Technology Leadership Awards. Started in 1988, this program is the longest running competition of its kind in the electronic design automation (EDA)...

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  • Tuesday’s Newsletter: Analog & Power

    Tuesday’s Newsletter: Analog & Power

    Coming to your inbox tomorrow: Circuit Cellar’s Analog & Power newsletter. Tomorrow’s newsletter content zeros in on the latest developments in analog and power technologies including DC-DC...

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  • Low Power PC/104-Plus SBC has Rich I/O

    Low Power PC/104-Plus SBC has Rich I/O

    Winsystems has announced Its new PPM-C412 series for demanding environments and applications. It offers a broad spectrum of I/O features and the ability to expand functionality in a densely...

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  • Gumstix Adds NXP SCM-i.MX 6D/Q Support

    Gumstix Adds NXP SCM-i.MX 6D/Q Support

    Gumstix, a provider of design-to-order embedded boards, has announced the release of the NXP Semiconductor SCM-i.MX 6Quad/6Dual Single Chip System Module (SCM) to the Geppetto D2O design library...

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  • STMicro and Objenious Collaborate on IoT LoRa Network Deal

    STMicro and Objenious Collaborate on IoT LoRa Network Deal

    STMicroelectronics and Objenious are working together to accelerate the connection of IoT nodes to LoRa networks. ST’s development kits certified on the Objenious network are available now,...

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  • Logger Device Tracks Amp Hours (Part 2)

    Logger Device Tracks Amp Hours (Part 2)

    Alternative Energy Sources In this follow on to Part 1 of his story, Bill describes putting to use the amp-hour logger that he built using a microcontroller and a clamp-on ammeter. This time he...

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