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True Power Research – Robert W. Stowe

True Power Research provides power electronics consulting expertise to manufacturers, consultants, university research programs, research agencies, and start-up investors. Custom Power Supply Designs

True Power Research – Robert W. Stowe

DC to DC, AC to DC, and DC to AC conversion methods. Switch mode as well as linear power supplies. Specialized in high voltage power supplies and low noise and low ripple power supplies.
True Power Research - Robert W. Stowe

The Isolated Power Supply – A Tutorial

Safety –

“Electronic power supplies commonly process dangerous voltages with low impedances. Isolation is often required to prevent operator contact with dangerous voltages. Transformers used within power supplies function as a safety isolation transformer.”

True Power Research
Robert W. Stowe (Bob) – Power Supply Design Consultant

850 10th St., Berthoud, CO 80513, USA

Computer Solutions – Embedded Development Tools

ARM, PPC, Coldfire products, tutorials and a nice database of 8051 chips. Supplying Embedded Development Tool in UK and The EU.

Computer Solutions – Embedded Development Tools

Assemblers, Compilers and Simulators – cross development software available for most micros.

Computer Solutions - Embedded Development Tools

Portable Digital Oscilloscope DSO-2102

The DSO-2102 PC-Based Oscilloscopes connect to your desktop or laptop via the parallel port or USB port (optional). Both channels can operate at up to 100 Million Sa/s with a 32K sample buffer. The 2102M version includes a Spectrum Analyzer (FFT), Advanced triggering, Pass/Fail testing and displays many other useful characteristics of the data.

More at COMSOL

TCP/IP for 8 and 16 bit Embedded Engineers. – An introduction to the subject including descriptions of many of the most important protocols and which ones to use in particular situations with example Embedded Applications.

A series of Embedded Tutorials gives you a fast introduction to CPU families and new communications technologies.

MicroNet TCP/IP for 8 & 16 bit Micros now with Wireless Ethernet 802.11b support.

Computer Solutions Ltd
1a New Haw Road, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 2BZ, England

Fagor Electrónica – EMS and Semiconductors

Fagor Electrónica – EMS and Semiconductors

Fagor Electrónica is a European company that develops and manufactures electronic components. Its main plant is located in Mondragón (Guipúzcoa).

They manufacture Discrete semiconductors like Power diodes and thyristors. They also design remote data management systems and radio communications solutions. They also have Systems for digital and analogue TV.

Fagor Electrónica - EMS and Semiconductors

EMS (Electronic Manufacturing Services) Division
A lean, flexible company, excellent in terms of quality and service, with a focus to innovation.

Fagor Electrónica, S.Coop.
San Andrés, s/n E-20500 Mondragón, Spain

Tahoe RF Semiconductor – Analog RFIC chips

Designs, Develops and supplies customer-specific Analog RFIC chips and subsystems on a single chip.

Tahoe RF Semiconductor – Analog RFIC chips

They specialize in Extremely low power designs techniques, High performance like 12 GHz, Radiation Hardened and full RTL digital design flow. These chips are used to design Products like GPS Receivers, Cellular and Wi-Fi Transceivers, Ultra-Low Power Transceivers and Satellite Communication ICs to name a few.

TRFS-202 Receiver VCO

TRFS-202 WCDMA Rx VCO is a fully integrated voltage controlled oscillator operating at a frequency of 4.28GHz for WCDMA receiver applications. The differential architecture of the oscillator, along with local bias generation, improves the rejection of common mode interference and provides noise immunity.

TRFS-202 Receiver VCO2

They also provide Silicon Proven IP Blocks for your custom design. Some of them are ..

  • Integer-N and Frac-N Frequency Synthesizers
  • Switch-cap filters, gm-C filters
  • Data converters A/D and D/A

TRFS70001 1.5MHz Buck Voltage Regulator Tahoe RF

Buck Voltage Regulator Tahoe RF

The TRFS70001 is a synchronous step down voltage regulator designed for applications where battery life time or lowest heat dissipation are essential. While this IP block can be used standalone, it has been developed such that it can be integrated with other circuitry in an RFIC.

Tahoe RF Semiconductor Inc
12834 Earhart Avenue, Auburn, CA 95602-9027, United States.

Advanced Linear Devices ALD – Precision CMOS IC

Advanced Linear Devices ALD – Precision CMOS IC

Analog semiconductors for OEM manufacturers of industrial controls, instrumentation, computers, medical devices, automotive, and telecommunications products.

Energy Harvesting Modules

Some Products Like –

  • Ultra-low Input Signal Power Rail-to-Rail CMOS OpAmps
  • Ultra-low Charge Injection Low Voltage Analog Switches
  • High resolution Dual Slope Integrating Analog Processors
  • ±5 1/2 Digit DVM Digital Voltmeter Boards

Energy Harvesting Modules

“These modules capture residual energy as a by-product of a natural environmental phenomenon or industrial process, storing and and conditioning the energy for use at a later time.”

ALD’s mixed signal ASIC design

ALD’s standard linear product as Breadboard Design Kit for Mixed Analog/Digital ASIC. Includes Opamps, Comparators, Mosfets etc. Create a Function-Specific Mixed ASIC chip.

Advanced Linear Devices, Inc
415 Tasman Drive, Sunnyvale California 94089

Corelis JTAG boundary-scan testing

Corelis offers a complete product line of JTAG (boundary-scan) circuit board testing tools for interconnect testing and JTAG in-system programming.

Corelis JTAG boundary-scan testing

Corelis also offers training classes on JTAG boundary-scan with hands-on lab exercises. Trainings covers all aspects of boundary-scan testing using Corelis ScanExpress tools. Design for testability (DFT), JTAG embedded functional test (JET), in-system programming (ISP) and test procedure generation are also covered.

The Blackhawk XDS560 Trace System

IEEE-1149.1 boundary-scan testing, In-System-Programming (ISP) of Flash memories and CPLDs and JTAG embedded testing.

The Blackhawk XDS560 Trace System combines a USB560m, LAN560, or PCI560 JTAG Emulator with a non-intrusive, hardware-based trace tool for debugging and profiling high-performance, DSP-based applications providing developers with advanced visibility to debug specialized problems that occur in high-performance, real-time embedded applications.

Holtek Semiconductor IC design

Holtek Semiconductor is a leading professional IC design house in Taiwan.

Holtek Semiconductor IC design

These new 32-bit Flash devices, include features such as a high operating speed of up to 72MHz (90 DMIPS), a single power supply with an operating voltage range of 2.7V~3.6V and an industrial temperature range of -40~85.

With Holtek’s ISP (In-System Programming) and IAP (In-Application Programming) integrated functions, users will find the implementation of software upgrades an easy and quick process, thus enhancing the efficiency and flexibility to the products.

ESK-66F-A01 Development Package

The ESK-66F-A01 Development Package includes an ESK-200, ESK-201, e-Link, M1001D, D1003C, mini USB cable and e-Cable 1225A, components which combine to provide the user with a complete development environment kit. Among them, the ESK-200 is a development board, which together with the HT66F50 device, forms a learning platform for new users.

This development board is equipped with peripherals such as a seven segment display, a matrix dot LED, an LCD panel, a buzzer and input keys.

Holtek Semiconductor Inc.
4F-2, No. 3-2, YuanQu St., Nankang Software Park, Taipei 115, Taiwan