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DISTRIBUTION CORNER element14 launches a new wireless 4.3-inch in-plane switching display offer power microsite 480x800 pixels of resolution at 600cd/m2 A part of global electronics distributor Premier Farnell, ele- Gleichmann Electronics now offers the LB043WV2-SD01 ment14 has launched a new wireless power microsite in 4.3-inch TFT display from LG Display. The LB043WV2-SD01 partnership with Texas Instruments, Würth Electronics and has a particularly high resolution and is suitable for use in Cadsoft Eagle PCB software With demanding mobile automation today’s portable devices demanding and healthcare applications. The an increasing amount of power, and industrial display has an avail- higher-power batteries requiring more ability of at least three years. With advanced control systems, engineers 480x800 pixels resolution and a must now consider a number of safe- luminance of 600 cd/m2, the LB- ty risks in new and existing designs. 043WV2-SD01 sets benchmarks Qi-compliant contact-less charging, not only meets Wireless in the 4.3-inch display sector for Power Consortium specifications, it is an option for any device readability and brilliance of images. The In-Plane Switching that is powered by a USB or 5V/19V DC adapters. Engineers (IPS) technology, which is also used in iPhones and iPads, can learn about these solutions by registering for an informative guarantees high color stability over the full viewing angle. free webinar entitled, “Charging Innovation – Cut the Cord’. The display can be rotated without affecting contrast ratio. element14 Gleichmann Electronics www.element14.com www.msc-ge.com Digi-Key signs global distribution Infineon‘s XMC4000 Hexagon kit deal with Kionix now available from Rutronik Digi-Key has signed a global distribution agreement with Kio- Infineon’s Hexagon Development Kit is a versatile new tool nix, Inc., a provider of MEMS inertial sensors. Kionix, based for the XMC4000 family. At the heart of this four-board devel- in Ithaca, NY, USA provides industry-leading 3-axis accel- opment platform is the CPU board with the new XMC4500 erometers and gyroscopes, as well as 6-axis combination microcontroller. Satellite cards allow products, to customers in the consumer electronics, automo- the expansion of the kit function- tive, industrial, and healthcare markets. Additionally, Kionix ality to suit specific applications. is a market leader in embedded algorithms and advanced The actuator satellite, for example, software, such as sensor fusion, which provides added value provides an extensive range of to end applications through the power of motion. Kionix uses motor control functions thanks to a proprietary deep-silicon plasma etching process (DRIE) its resolver circuit, encoder inter- which provides superior performance in the MEMS structure. face and shunt current sensing. Kionix accelerometers are used in products ranging from the The human-machine interface (HMI) board contains an OLED Xbox Kinect to Samsung Galaxy tablet. display plus audio, touch and SD/MMC functions. Digi-Key Corporation Rutronik www.kionix.com www.rutronik.com Gresham Power Electronics appoint RECAB Metalized polypropylene DC link capacitors as distributor for Scandinavia rated for 600 to 1300V Gresham Power Electronics, the Salisbury based MIL and Com- Richardson RFPD announced the availability and full design mercial power conversion specialist, has appointed RECAB to support capabilities for new metalized polypropylene DC link distribute their commercial, COTS and full MIL power con- capacitors from Kendeil. The two series of devices, desig- version products in Scandinavia. Headquartered in Sweden nated K31 and K32, are rated for (Skarpnäck/Stockholm), RECAB also has sales offices in Nor- voltages (VDC) ranging from 600 way (Hamar and Olso) and Denmark (Copenhagen). Founded to 1300V. The general purpose in 1996, RECAB is a rapidly growing company, with sales of K31 devices support a high ripple approximately £7,000,000 and a team of 20 people in sales, current up to 100A, a temperature logistics, support, integration and admin. of +85ºC and are available in the Michael Ullskog, RECAB Sales Director, comments: ”We spe- 120uF to 1000uF capacitance cialise in supplying high end standard and custom off the shelf range. The high frequency K32 devices come in a capaci- solutions to demanding OEMs in the Nordic market. By using tance range of 100uF to 1000uF. The primary difference existing platforms and building blocks from global manufac- between the K31 and K32 series is that the K31 series is turers, we enhance them to be a perfect fit for our customer’s designed for low and medium frequency switching (less than applications. This offers our customers reduced risk, improved 15 kHz), while the K32 series is designed for high frequencies time-to-market and savings on development and consultancy (exceeding 15 kHz). costs” Richardson RFPD Gresham Power Electronics www.richardsonrfpd.com www.recab.com www.electronics-eetimes.com Electronic Engineering Times Europe October 2012 49


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