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One for all - motor controllers from Micronas for DC motors, BLDC motors, and stepper motors

created by Ralf Hickl, Product Sales Manager Automotive Business Unit |   Rutronik

An ever-increasing number of safety and comfort features in automotive applications are equipped with an electric actuator. This has also led to a rise in the number of low-power motors. A highly integrated motor controller IC from Micronas for all of these automotive motors is now available.

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Ready for IoT

created by Daniel Barth, Senior Marketing Manager Wireless at Rutronik |   Rutronik

Bluetooth technology plays a major role in the Internet of Things (IoT) – with 8.2 billion Bluetooth-equipped smartphones, Bluetooth headsets and other Bluetooth devices already in use today. With Bluetooth 5, this is set to grow massively.

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PCB plug connectors: Small yet powerful!

created by Harun Ilhan, Product Sales Manager Connectors and Cables, Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH |   Knowledge

Space is at a premium on the boards of most end devices, and so plug connectors also need to shrink. An overview of mini plug connectors with additional features.

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Efficient and low-cost inverters for photovoltaic systems

created by Dr. Ralf Hauschild, Principal Engineer, European LSI Design and Engineering Center, Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH Co-Author: Wolfgang Sayer, Line Manager, Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH |   Rutronik

There can be no photovoltaic system without an inverter. It is expected to work as efficiently as possible, but also be cheap, something that a new switching method now makes possible.

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NJU9103 High-Precision Analog Front-End with Configurable Microcontroller for Sensor Signal Processing


NJRC has developed the new NJU9103 analog front-end (AFE) with built-in PGA that can be used to process analog signals with an amplification of G-512. Not only does the NJU9103 have a wide input range, but it also has very compact dimensions (only 8 pins). In addition, it has an integrated 16-bit ΔΣ type A/D converter with sampling rates from 0.814ksps to 6.51ksps, and the ability to select between...

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