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Digital bus architecture reduces audio system costs

Digital bus architecture reduces audio system costs
Car manufacturers strive to make future generations of vehicles safer, smarter and more fuel efficient than their predecessors. To accomplish this, electronics systems continue to increase in number and complexity as more ECUs (Electronic Control Units) are deployed in the vehicle – enabling features such as active noise cancellation, internet connectivity and in-car communications.
1st July 2015

Relays available for applications requiring currents of up to 80A

Relays available for applications requiring currents of up to 80A
  CIT Relay & Switch offers a broad line of mechanical automotive relays. The company can support a wide range of applications, from those requiring low currents to currents of up to 80A.
25th June 2015

Multicore SHARC processors deliver 24GFLOPS under 2W

Multicore SHARC processors deliver 24GFLOPS under 2W
  Delivering peak performance greater than 24GFLOPS using two enhanced SHARC+ cores and advanced DSP accelerators (FFT, FIR, IIR), Analog Devices has announced eight SHARC processors as part of a new, high-performance, power-efficient, real-time series.
16th June 2015


FPGAs have achieved AEC-Q100 grade 2 qualification

Low power, flash-based FPGAs and ARM Cortex-M3 enabled SoC FPGAs, which have achieved AEC-Q100 grade 2 qualification, have been released by Microsemi. According to the company, the automotive-grade qualified SmartFusion2 and IGLOO2 devices are the only devices in the industry to offer advanced security and high reliability features critical for automotive applications.
11th June 2015

Global support for automotive manufacturers

Global support for automotive manufacturers
With its newly founded Automotive Business Unit, the distributor Rutronik promises to provide focused support to manufacturers and suppliers on a global level, as Uwe Rahn, Senior Manager and head of the Automotive Business Unit, explains.
4th June 2015

Hardwearing automotive MLCCs offer stable capacitances

Hardwearing automotive MLCCs offer stable capacitances
TDK Corporation has announced the introduction of high temperature resistant MLCCs with soft terminations, expanding its CGA series of MLCCs for automotive applications. These components employ electrodes made of conductive resins that provide effective protection against solder cracks caused by thermal cycling, flex cracks caused by stress to the PCB, and damage due to vibrations and shocks
29th May 2015

Rugged power inductor series expanded for automotive use

Rugged power inductor series expanded for automotive use
TDK Corporation has expanded its CLF-NI-D series of rugged power inductors for use in automotive electronics. The CLF7045NI-D wirewound SMD power inductors feature high efficiency and reliability over a temperature range of -55 to +150°C and offer rated inductance values from 1.0 to 470μH (E6 series). The CLF7045NI-D types are available for rated currents of 0.41 to 8.5A and offer DC resistance values ranging from 9mΩ to 1.20Ω.
27th May 2015

Optocouplers target AECQ100 Grade 1 qualified applications

Optocouplers target AECQ100 Grade 1 qualified applications
A family of dual-channel optocoupler devices designed for automotive applications with AECQ100 Grade 1 qualification has been released by Avago Technologies. The R2Coupler ACFL-521xT is optimised for low power systems supporting data rates up to 1MBd, while the ACFL-621xT is optimised for high speed systems supporting data rates up to 15MBd.
21st May 2015

Eliminate transient surges & enhance vehicle safety

Eliminate transient surges & enhance vehicle safety
  What you need to know about using high-reliability TVS diodes for robust automotive circuit protection. By Teddy To and Charlie Cai, Littelfuse, Inc.
19th May 2015

MLCCs are qualified to AEC-Q200 & rated for 1,000VDC

MLCCs are qualified to AEC-Q200 & rated for 1,000VDC
A series of high voltage, automotive grade, MLC, radial-leaded capacitors has been introduced by AVX. The SV series capacitors are designed with C0G (NP0) Class I dielectric materials, which exhibit an extremely low dissipation factor, providing excellent high rms current handling capabilities with minimal power losses in medium to high power resonant converters. 
13th May 2015


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