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Electronic Design UPDATE: March 14 2007

Electronic Design UPDATE
Electronic Design UPDATE e-Newsletter | March 14, 2007

Digi "Jump-Starts" Embedded Networking

New Digi JumpStart Kits are full-featured development kits for Digi's ARM9/ARM7 modules with wired/wireless networking. Powerful, easy to use and affordable, they enable prototyping and application development within 30 minutes of installation. Support for Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 6.0, Linux and Digi's ThreadX-based NET+OS.

Click for special offer and get a "jump-start" on the competition!

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Today's Table of Contents:

  • Editor's View: Multichip Modules Find Their Way As MOSFET Drivers
  • Focus On Power: Quarter-Brick DC-DC Module Series Adds More Power At Lower Cost
  • Now on electronicdesign.com: Electronic Design Wire News
  • News From The Editors:
    Non-Volatile FPGA Platform Includes Security Features
    Multiple Plug-In Boards Make Compact Data Loggers Configurable
    Sensors Monitor Dynamic Pressure Changes, High-Intensity Acoustics
    Round, Flat FireWire Cables Maintain Electrical Specs
  • Quick Poll: In Whatever Happened To The Electronics Hobbyist? Lou Frenzel said that a childhood electronics hobby led him to engineering. Did a hobby influence your career path?
  • Embedded in Electronic Design Online: Mobile ARM Development Platform Rocks Right Out Of The Box
  • Product Picks Online:
    Hall-Effect Position Sensors Come In Miniature Packages
    DOCSIS 2.0+ ICs Support Worldwide STBs, Broadband Data
    Service Prototypes Resistance Networks In Two Weeks
    Overclocked RAM Individually Tested To 1250 MHz
    Standalone In-System Programmer Handles Production Tasks
  • Upcoming Industry Events:
    Spring 2007 VON
    OFC/NFOEC 2007
    Multicore Expo

Electronic Design UPDATE edited by Christine Hintze, Associate Editor


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editor's view |

Multichip Modules Find Their Way As MOSFET Drivers
By Sam Davis, FindPower Products Editor

Monolithic ICs fill most roles in electronic systems, but multichip modules are beginning to make inroads where board space and performance are critical. Sam Davis takes a look at companies keeping up with Intel's DrMOS specification.

Read the full article...


New! Data logging Made Easy with NI LabVIEW SignalExpress and CompactDAQ

The out of the box, non-programming data logging solution of NI CompactDAQ and LabVIEW SignalExpress reduces your time to first measurement to seconds. Combine the flexibility of over 30 plug-in modules leveraging USB plug-and-play technology with analysis routines and HTML report generation to quickly log, analyze, and present your data without any programming.

View a video demonstration.

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focus on power... |

Quarter-Brick DC-DC Module Series Adds More Power At Lower Cost

Ericsson Power Modules adds three new models to its PKM-E series of dc-dc converters, providing additional output voltage ranges, more current, and more power for designers of telecom and data equipment products.

Read the full article...


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now on electronicdesign.com |

Electronic Design Wire News

Tired of searching the Web for engineering news you can use? Now, electronicdesign.com features press releases, product announcements, and feature stories from sources like the PR Newswire, U.S.A. Today, The Washington Post, and more.

See today's news, handpicked daily by Electronic Design's technical editors on electronicdesign.com.


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news from the editors |

Non-Volatile FPGA Platform Includes Security Features

Xilinx introduces the Spartan-3AN FPGA platform, combining the performance and functionality advantages of SRAM-based technology with reliable non-volatile flash technology in a single-chip solution.

Read the full article...

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Multiple Plug-In Boards Make Compact Data Loggers Configurable

United Electronics Industries offers its UEILogger series of data loggers/recorders, which combines ruggedness, flexibility, ease-of-use, and low cost. Data is logged onto standard SD cards and may be retrieved via the unit's Ethernet port or directly from the card using a standard reader.

Read the full article...

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Sensors Monitor Dynamic Pressure Changes, High-Intensity Acoustics

PCB Piezotronics' dynamic pressure sensors are well-suited for monitoring dynamic pressure oscillations in turbine engines. They can also be used in various mechanical applications to detect high-intensity acoustics, pulsations, and pressure fluctuations.

Read the full article...

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Round, Flat FireWire Cables Maintain Electrical Specs

GORE FireWire High Flex Cable Assemblies can be flexed and bent without causing bit errors or loss of data, and maintain stable attenuation over their flex life. They are available in stock 2 m, 3 m, 4.5 m, and 7.7 m lengths, and can also be customized for specific application requirements.

Read the full article...


Keithley 2007 Test & Measurement Product Catalog

Keithley's 2007 Product Catalog contains over 400 pages detailing the company's sourcing and measurement products, DC switching, RF switching hardware, RF signal generation and analysis instruments, data acquisition solutions, semiconductor test systems, and optoelectronics test hardware. Each product section contains a tutorial on choosing the most effective solution for the application.

Request a free copy of the catalog by calling 1-800-588-9238 or visit our website.

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quick poll |

In Whatever Happened To The Electronics Hobbyist? Lou Frenzel said that a childhood electronics hobby led him to engineering. Did a hobby influence your career path?
  • Yes
  • No

Let your voice be heard. Vote now on www.electronicdesign.com. The Quick Poll is located at the bottom of the page, so don't forget to scroll down!


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embedded in electronic design online |

Mobile ARM Development Platform Rocks Right Out Of The Box
By Bill Wong, Embedded/Systems/Software Technology Editor

Looking to build a powerful, mobile, or low-power product? Check out Atmel's AT91SAM9261-EK with Technology Editor Bill Wong. This development kit comes complete with a touchscreen TFT LCD module, plus Ethernet and USB connectivity.

Read the full article...


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product picks online |

Hall-Effect Position Sensors Come In Miniature Packages
DOCSIS 2.0+ ICs Support Worldwide STBs, Broadband Data
Service Prototypes Resistance Networks In Two Weeks
Overclocked RAM Individually Tested To 1250 MHz
Standalone In-System Programmer Handles Production Tasks


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upcoming industry events |

Spring 2007 VON
March 19 - 22
San Jose, CA

OFC/NFOEC 2007
March 25 - 29
Anaheim, CA

Multicore Expo
March 27 - 29
Santa Clara, CA

See more industry events...

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