Available from Amtek Technology is a range of adaptors for converting between USB and serial data signals. They transmit data on the USB side at rates of 500 Kbps or more, and require no power adaptor since they are powered directly from the USB bus. Depending on the model, the connectors on the adaptors are either made from moulded PVC or in the form of an assembled plastic shell, and are either black or transparent blue. The adaptors ensure that IRQ conflicts are avoided in the target application, and are suitable for use with cellular phones, PDAs, digital cameras and modems.
25 November 2020 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT Quectel Wireless Solutions has launched its SA800U-WF premium smart module which features a built-in Android 9.0 or 10.0 operating system. The new module features a high-performance, low-power, 64-bit Octa-core applications processor and a variety of multimedia functions, plus built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, making itContinue reading
25 November 2020 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT The ESP32-S2-Kaluga-1 kit v1.3 is a development kit by Espressif Systems that is mainly created to demonstrate the ESP32-S2’s human-computer interaction functionalities, as well as provide the users with the tools for development of human-computer interaction applications based on the ESP32-S2. There are manyContinue reading
From the editor’s desk: IoT protocols battle it out 31 January 2018, News As the number of Internet of Things (IoT) applications grows, so too does the number of protocols supporting this proliferation. While each protocol has its own strengths and weaknesses, the resulting alphabet soup is becoming difficult for engineersContinue reading
Quectel earns automotive certification 21 March 2018, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, News Quectel Wireless Solutions has earned IATF 16949:2016 certification, a stringent quality management system standard for the automotive sector. The IATF 16949 standard was developed by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) and the ISO technical committee. It defines the requirements ofContinue reading
Non-synchronous step-down converter 18 April 2018, Power Electronics / Power Management The EML3193B is a frequency adjustable, 3 A, current-mode step-down converter with an integrated high-side switch. Made by Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT), the device operates across a wide input voltage from 4,5 V to 36 V and provides anContinue reading