Monthly Archives: December 2011

New IAR Starter Kit for high performance ST MCU

IAR Systems has announced a new 32-bit kit for STMicroelectronics’ first ARM Cortex-M4 based microcontroller series—STM32 F4. The new IAR KickStart Kit for STM32F407ZG includes an evaluation board featuring an STM32F407ZG microcontroller, an IAR J-Link Lite debug probe for ST’s … Continue reading

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AVX announces validation of conflict-free tantalum capacitors

As of December 1st, all AVX’s current tantalum powder and wire suppliers are fully compliant with the independently-audited Conflict-Free Smelter Programme (CFS).  Going forward, AVX will exclusively use tantalum powder and wire from conflict-free compliant smelters. AVX is the first … Continue reading

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Harwin appoints new Corporate Manager for EMS Providers

Hi-Rel connector and SMT board hardware manufacturer Harwin has announced the appointment of Mark Herbert as Corporate Manager for Electronic Manufacturing Service Providers. The aim of the new role will be to develop new EMS business, increasing the service levels … Continue reading

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New test solutions to be demonstrated at Mobile World Congress 2012

Rohde & Schwarz will be demonstrating its CMW500 wideband radio communications tester at Mobile World Congress. This multistandard platform performs RF, protocol, performance and application tests on wireless devices for LTE (FDD and TDD), WCDMA, HSPA+, GSM and CDMA2000. The … Continue reading

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New online tool enhances oscilloscope probe selection

RS Components has introduced an interactive online probe selector tool from Tektronix. The selector tool enables users to quickly upgrade their oscilloscopes, and provides the capability to choose from more than 100 probes by instrument series, model number or standards … Continue reading

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Movea expands presence in Asia with Korean representative

Based in Grenoble, France, motion sensing and control company Movea has announced Korean representation. Actron Co., Ltd, based in Seoul, will promote Movea’s SmartMotion technology as part of the company’s planned expansion into Asia. Actron will also head Movea’s business … Continue reading

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Sixteenth-brick power converters ideal for low-profile applications

Ericsson has introduced two new isolated DC/DC power converters that come in an industry-standard sixteenth-brick form factor and deliver an output current up to 20A, or an output power equivalent to 100W.

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