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Industry leading full-brick dc-dc converter for industrial and battery applications

Features ICF series

> 4:1 Input voltage range of 9-36V
> Single outputs of 24V or 28V
> 2250V Isolation voltage (Input-to-Output)
> Industry Standard full brick package 4.7″ x 2.5″ x 0.52″ (119mm x 64mm x 13.2mm)
> Efficiency up to 96.5%
> Excellent thermal performance
> Over-Current and Short Circuit Protection
> Over-Temperature protection
> Monotonic startup into pre-bias loads
> 400kHz Fixed switching frequency
> Remote On/Off control (Positive or Negative logic)
> External Trim adjust and Remote Sense functions
> Operating Temp. Range -40°C to +105°C

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Paragon Go Large With New SLA HD Solution!

We are delighted to announce that here at Paragon we have taken the plunge and invested in a new large frame SLA machine with a build platform of 800mm x 800mm x 600mm – one of the largest offered by any 3D Print Bureau in the UK!

Until now, the production of large scale prototypes has been limited; with the size of Stereolithography build platforms meaning larger models needed to be printed in separate sections and bonded together. As the first company in the World to have the machine built by UK manufacturer RP Support, Paragon can now offer larger SLA prototypes in rapid HD format, reducing finishing and delivery time significantly.

The new NEOS 800 machine is running WaterShed® 11122 resin, which produces nearly colourless parts that look more like true, clear engineered plastic components. In addition, this resin has been formulated with the DSM Somos Oxetane Advantage™— an advanced chemistry platform that produces parts with outstanding water resistance and high dimensional stability.

Our Commercial Director, Ian Jobling, had this to say about our latest investment:

“The 3D printing market is becoming saturated with small printers and start-up companies offering models, but very few RP organisations have the size and investment capital to GO LARGE. I am delighted that Paragon have both and this means we can now offer the market rapid HD SLA printing on a big scale for the first time. We have already seen significant interest in this new solution and delivered a number of exciting projects to National and International clients.”

If you would like to know more about our new SLA machine, please contact a member of the Paragon Team on +44 (0)1325 333141 or email 3DPrint@paragon-rt.com.

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High performance 3 axis MEMS accelerometer targets industrial and automotive applications

Features SCA3300 series

– 3 axis high performance accelerometer with ±1.5 to ±6g user selectable measurement range
– Extensive self-diagnostics features
– Excellent bias stability and low noise level
– Mechanically damped sensing element design for superior vibration robustness
– SPI digital interface
– −40°C…+125°C operating range
– 3.0V…3.6V supply voltage with 1mA current consumption
– Proven capacitive 3D-MEMS technology
– Product platform qualified according to AEC-Q100 standard

For more information CLICK HERE

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Start your next design with these simulation models from Coilcraft and Modelithics….

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Coilcraft has partnered with Modelithics to develop new Microwave Global Models™ for 40 of our RF chip, air core and conical inductor families.
These measurement- based models are fully integrated with the latest electronic design automation (EDA) simulation tools and reliably track how component performance will change with various input parameters over a specified frequency range.
     Our goal is to help you make part selection and design optimization decisions quicker and with more confidence.
 
And for a limited time, we are sponsoring 
FREE 90-day licenses for all Coilcraft inductor models
in the Modelithics library!
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6 Watt DC-DC converter optimized for IGBT, SiC, and MOSFET gate drive applications

Features MGJ6 series

  • Optimized bipolar output voltages for IGBT, SiC & MOSFET gate drives
    +15V/-5V, +15V/-10V and +20V/-5V
  • Input voltages of 5V, 12V and 24V
    Most commonly available rails in typical applications
  • Isolation tested at 5.2kVDC, DC link voltage 3kVDC 
    • Qualification tested 5.2kVDC for one minute
    • Continuous non-safety rating for DC link voltage 3kVDC
  • UL60950 & ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1 certification (pending)
    • UL60950 reinforced insulation 250Vrms
    • Creepage and clearance 8mm
    • ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1 2 MOOPs & 2 MOPPs

Learn more CLICK HERE

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Jauch announces a new ultra compact  Quartz Crystal for automotive applications:   

The JXS22P4 is an ultra small-sized Quartz Crystal according to AEC-Q200.

For rough application conditions there is a HMR Version (high mechanical reliability) available with very high shock and vibration resistance.

The JXS22P4 is particularly suitable for miniaturized electronic devices with extremely limited space on printed circuit boards.
Due to the high frequency stability as tight as ± 15ppm the JXS22P4 fulfills high requirements and is specially designed for wireless applications like Bluetooth and others.

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The JXS22P4 is available for different operating temperature ranges
-20°C ~ +70°C   standard
-40°C ~ +85°C    for industrial applications and
-40°C ~ +125°C  for automotive applications.
Another advantage is the possibility of EMI shielding by grounding the metal lid in order to reduce the EMI radiation in critical applications.
The JXS22P4 complies with the EU RoHS directive and is optimally suitable for fast automatic assembly lines.

Key-Features of the JXS22P4 :

AEC-Q200 compliant

SMD metal / ceramic package:  2.5 x 2.0 x 0.55 mm

Shock: >100 g (6.0 ms; half sine) / (HMR option: 3000g)

Vibration >5 g (10~ 2000 Hz) / (HMR option: 20g)

Extended operating temperature range up to -40 °C ~ +125 °C

high frequency stability:   ± 15 ppm to ± 100 ppm

frequency range:   12.0 MHz ~ 40.0 MHz

lead-free, RoHS & REACH compliant

For full details click here >   www.jauch.de

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