Fixed-ratio DC/DC controller has no need for any magnetics

Linear Technology created the LTC7820 high power, fixed ratio charge pump, DC/DC controller that eliminates the need for any magnetic component in a Read More...

Analog or digital: Choose your oscilloscope inputs

The MSO5 series mixed-signal oscilloscopes from Tektronix provide 4, 6, or 8 flexible 12-bit analog inputs, but you can choose between analog logic Read More...

Mentor tries the low end, again, with PADS Maker

For the second time, Mentor offers up a low-cost PCB CAD package. And there’s even a free version! Read More...

Is iPad scope worth professional pricetag?

A nice looking scope module with some very major omissions. Read More...

5G needs more bandwidth: LTC5553 mixer helps designers find it

Faster backhaul and fronthaul (basestation) links are critical to making 5G a reality. Read More...

Digitally-enhanced power analog solution controls DC-DC converters

Microchip's new digitally-enhanced power analog buck controller for DC-DC power offers an option that lies between the analog and digital power Read More...

Tektronix enters VNA market with low-cost USB models

The Tektronix TTR500 series features two models with bandwidth to 3 GHz and 6 GHz. Read More...

Silence is golden: 65V, 8A synchronous step-down switching regulator

Silence is golden, especially with switching regulators in automobiles that are very efficient, thus extending the battery life in an EV, but their Read More...

Switching and protecting electronics in battery-powered systems

Battery-powered electronics pose multiple challenges to the power system engineer. Read More...

Product How-to: What’s in your portable product?

An opportunity has presented itself for designing a wide range of battery-powered portable products to meet the growing appetite for communications, Read More...

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