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2 New VFM DC/DC Converters from Ricoh Electronics

Today’s wearable and IoT devices mainly operate in a sleep mode and therefore power consumption is significantly defined by the quiescent current, referring to a circuit’s quiet state, not driving any load. In this mode, the system is idle but ready to wake up at any time to perform a task, transmitting some data and resume to sleep mode again…

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Ricoh launches two Buck DC/DC Converters with integrated battery voltage monitor

Ricoh Electronic Devices Co., Ltd. in Japan has launched two VFM mode Buck DC/DC Converters RP514 and RP515, designed for use in wearable devices and applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) requiring ultra-low current consumption to extend battery life. These products are equipped with a unique integrated battery voltage monitor to make it possible to measure the remaining charge left in the battery…

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Space applications scaled with Microchip’s Arm®Core MCUs

Microchip announces the space industry’s first Arm®-based microcontrollers (MCUs) that combine the low-cost and large ecosystem benefits of Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) technology with space-qualified versions that have scalable levels of radiation performance. Based on the automotive-qualified SAMV71, the SAMV71Q21RT radiation-tolerant and SAMRH71 radiation-hardened MCUs implement the widely deployed Arm®Cortex®-M7 System on Chip (SoC), enabling more integration, cost reduction and higher performance in space systems.

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High-speed, High-Resolution Analogue-to-Digital Conversion in Harsh Environments

Microchip announces 12 new Successive Approximation Register (SAR) Analogue-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) together with a companion differential amplifier designed specifically for the new portfolio of SAR ADCs. Designed to operate in high temperatures and high electromagnetic environments, the MCP331x1(D)-xx family includes the industry’s only one million samples per second..

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