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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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Special programming systems for greater contract manufacturing security


Contract manufacturing offers many benefits, particularly lower costs and greater flexibility. A major disadvantage is the risk of espionage and/or the copying of production data. Special programming systems help to keep control of in-house data and prevent illegal copies.

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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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