Tiny 8-bit MCUs Do The Trick For Simple IoT Designs

For designers who want to look for simplicity to speed in their design efforts, Atmel has unveiled two tiny, 8-bit AVR MCUs with simple,...

MaGICal 60 Per Cent WPE Generated In Medium To High Power LED Applications

Plessey recently unveiled its latest high brightness LED die that is capable of generating over 60 per cent wall plug efficiency (WPE) in wide...

AC Inrush Current Limiter Protects LEDs And Complex Automation

Powersolve has introduced low-cost peak inrush current limiter designed for capacitive loads in automation systems and machinery. They are suitable for use in LED...

World’s Smallest Bluetooth Chip Is Only 5mm2

Here's the tiniest Bluetooth chip measuring just 5mm2 ideal for adding Bluetooth communication to any portable electronic device. Not only it is the smallest...

World’s Smallest 75W Power Supply for Medical And Industrial Use

Gresham Power Electronics announced the availability of the new (M)WLP75 series of power supplies recently launched by EOS Power. This “smallest of its class”...

Create Your Own “16×16 LED Displays” With Arduino-compatible Shield

Hobbyists and makers now have more flexibility and options when developing LED signs, using the MAXREFDES99# 16x16 display reference design from Maxim Integrated. The...

Watertight Panel LEDs Suit Harsh Environments

Cyntech Components has rolled out new rugged, watertight panel LEDs uniquely designed for quick installation in harsh and outdoor applications, such as industrial control...

Build Your Own WiFi-based IoT solution With New Development Kit

Cypress and Arrow have collaborated on a new internet of things (IoT) development platform which helps designers to easily add robust Wi-Fi connectivity to...

LED Driver Makes Automotive Front Lighting Systems Smaller

Cypress launched a new LED driver which makes LED front lighting systems smaller and more cost-effective. The automotive LED driver, S6BL111A, is unique as...

Wire-to-board Connector Reduces Installation Time & Cost In LED Lighting Designs

HIROSE has launched a user-friendly, wire-to-board connector developed to replace traditional terminal blocks in LED lighting module applications. The KN27 series connectors can be...

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