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Product Of the Week: MSGEQ7

Seven Band Graphic Equalizer Display Filter The seven band graphic equalizer IC is a CMOS chip that divides the audio spectrum into seven bands. 63Hz, 160Hz, 400Hz, 1kHz, 2.5kHz, 6.25kHz and 16kHz. The seven frequencies are peak detected and multiplexed to the output to provide a DC representation of the amplitude of each band. No external components are needed to select the filter responses. Only an off chip resistor and capacitor are needed to select the on chip clock oscillator frequency. The filter centre frequencies track this frequency. Other than coupling and decoupling capacitors, no other external components are needed. The chip supply can be between 2.7 and 5.5 volts with 5 volts providing the best performance. The device has very low…

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VINATech new 3V Series

VINATech have recently launched the VEC range of 3v single cell and 6v EDLC module super capacitors, which can increase life time by up to 8 times, when compared to similar products in the market today. One of the major benefits of this new 3V series is that it can reach higher temperature applications - up to 85oc! Because of this, it means that if de rated to 2.4vdc, the VINATech range can offer extensive and longer life (please see the table below) This range is also ideal for cold climates, operating down to -40oc Applications • Industrial • Automotive • AMR • Medical For more information on this new 3V series or VINATech products, please contact sales@bt2000.co.uk

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PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: MDP200 PRESSURE SENSOR

MDP200 series offers a wide dynamic range, superb long-term stability, and outstanding repeatability and hysteresis. The MDP200 is also available as a low cost flow detector with an analog output and it can easily be configured to suit a variety of applications from burner control, HVAC, medical flow to industrial processing control. • ± 500 Pa (Custom Range Available) • Digital I2C • 16 bit Resolution • ±3.0% Accuracy (reading or 1.5% of full scale) • > 0.25% Linearity • Barb Fittings or Manifold Mount • Straight or Right Angle Pins Applications • Damper Control • Room Pressure Monitor • Fume Hood Control • Furnace Pressure Switch • Heat Recovery System • Burner Control • Fan Control • Filter Monitoring • Industrial Automation • Medical CPAP Machines • Medical Ventilators

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MegaChips Unveils USB Type-C Switching Retimer Supporting USB 3.1 Gen2 and DisplayPort 1.4

MegaChips Corporation today announced sampling of MCDP60x0, the latest addition to its DisplayPort (DP)/USB Type-C products portfolio. The new switching retimer chip enables DP Alt-Mode operation with best-in-class signal switching and conditioning for faster data and audio-video signal transfer through a USB Type-C connector. The new device is ideal for high-bandwidth USB Type-C applications on Notebooks, PCs, gaming consoles and Smart mobile devices. As the adoption of USB Type-C connectors with DP Alt-Mode support is rapidly increasing in PC, wireless and consumer devices, a good quality USB Type-C switch and a retimer become essential inside the host system to guarantee the highest level of signal conditioning irrespective of trace length and a cable plug orientation. The MCDP60x0 combines the DP Alt-Mode…

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Product of the Week: SQ-SEN-200

The SQ-SEN-200 sensor acts like a normally closed switch which chatters open and closed as it is tilted or vibrated. Unlike other rolling-ball sensors, the 200 is truly an omnidirectional movement sensor. It will function regardless of how it is mounted or aligned. Functions • Omnidirectional movement sensing • Chatters open / closed when tilted or vibrated in any direction regardless of orientation • Normally closed at rest Features • Nano-power - As little as 50 nA • Industrial rated - 10 year life, -40 to 85 ºC • Miniature size - 3.3 mm x 6.9 mm • Simple interface - No signal conditioning required • Surface mount - RoHS & REACH complaint, lead free, Halogen free • Made in USA - fully automated production, 100% testing, worldwide quality and price leader Applications • Motion…

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Vinatech introduce the new 16V Standard Snap-In Module: the VEM16R0606QG

Features - Ultra-low internal resistance - Highest power performance available - Over 500,000 duty cycles - Compact, rugged, fully enclosed splash proof design Typical Applications -Automotive - Industrial - Telecommunications - Transportation - Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) - Wind turbines For more information, please contact sales@bt2000.co.uk

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InvenSense ICM-20789

InvenSense ICM-20789: High Performance 6-Axis MEMS Motion Sensor and Pressure Sensor Combo The ICM-20789 is a 7-axis Motion Tracking device that combines a 3-axis gyroscope, 3-axis accelerometer, a pressure sensor, and a Digital Motion Processor™ (DMP) in a 4 mm x 4 mm x 1.365 mm (24-pin LGA) package. FEATURES • User-programmable interrupts • Wake-on-motion interrupt for low power operation of applications processor • 4 KB FIFO buffer enables the applications processor to read the data in bursts • On-Chip 16-bit/24-bit ADCs and Programmable Filters • Capacitive pressure sensor technology with stable temperature performance • Noise and current consumption o 3.2 Pa @ 1.3 µA (LP mode) o 0.8 Pa @ 5.2 µA (LN mode) • Pressure sensor current at 1.3…

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MegaChips Launches eDSP Sensor Processing Engine for High-End Mission Critical Applications

MegaChips eDSP (MA6000) is a state-of-the-art sensor fusion engine developed to perform high-end arithmetic processing in real-time at a fraction of the power compared to most microcontrollers in the market today. The eDSP integrates a 32-bit programmable DSP core, 256K RAM for instruction, 256K RAM for data, and various peripherals and interfaces to enable a vast array of IoT sensor applications, capable of the most fundamental to computationally intensive programs. With the available Evaluation kit, supported sensors, and sample algorithms, the eDSP is ideal for developers who want to develop their own customized fusion algorithm from concept to production using the same platform reducing their time-to-market, and cost. Features 32bit-High performance DSP Low Power [I/O not included] - Active: 8.3mA@40MHz - Sleep: 150uA@100KHz Device interface - UART x…

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Theobroma - Next-Generation Modules: the RK3399-Q7 and RK3368-µQ7

New modules based on Rockchip's RK33-series processors redefine the Qseven and micro-Qseven performance envelope Theobroma have some big news in store for next year. While their entry-level A64-µQ7 (based on a SoC for Allwinner Technology) has already started sampling to lead customers, they have continued to work on completing the transition to 64bit-capable ARM processors for mid-range and demanding applications. Today Theobroma announced details on their next-generation modules are based on the RK33-series from Rockchip. With these new modules, Theobroma Systems again pushes the boundary of system-on-module products: • The RK3399-Q7 is the world's first Qseven module featuring the high-performance ARM Cortex-A72 cores. Combining the computational performance of the Cortex-A72/A53 clusters with PCI-Express and two independent MIPI-CSI interfaces unlocks varied…

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MegaChips Signs Representative Agreement with Broadband Technology 2000 Ltd for the UK and Eire

MegaChips, a global semiconductor company specializing in ASICs and Application Specific Standard products (ASSPs), has signed a sales representative agreement with Broadband Technology 2000 Ltd, a long established design-led, franchised, electronic component distributor and manufacturer's representative, for the representation of its products in the UK and Eire. Customers in these countries will benefit from semiconductor products that are shaping the next wave of the digital revolution, adding significant value for businesses and consumers in the areas of Internet of Things, displays, enterprise, and mobile computing all around the world. "MegaChips' high-performance, low-power semiconductors have an excellent reputation in the UK and Ireland, and we are pleased to offer their products to our customers," said Philip Hall, Managing Director at Broadband…

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