Thursday, April 17, 2008

International Rectifier - Power Semiconductors

International Rectifier Corp. is a manufacturer of power semiconductors like MOSFET, IGBT, diodes and thyristors. They also provide the support devices which are analog and mixed-signal ICs, power systems and specialized components.

International Rectifier - Power Semiconductors
  • Reference Designs
  • HEXFET Power MOSFETs
  • High Voltage Gate Drivers
  • IGBTs
  • Integrated Circuits
IRAM Evaluation Kit with the IRMCF341 Motor Controller

IRMCF341 Motor Controller
The IRADK-S10UP60 is an Evaluation kit for the 6A and 10A IRAM Integrated Power Modules in SIP1 packages. These modules are optimized for electronic control of 3- phase motors in a variety of industrial and appliance applications in the 400W to 750W power range.

International Rectifier
101 N Sepulveda Blvd. El Segundo, CA 90245 USA

Updated Aug 2013

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Open Circuits - Open Source Electronics

Open Circuits is a wiki for sharing open source electronics knowledge, schematics, board layouts, ports and parts libraries. This include open hardware Music Players, atomic microscopes, PC, PDA and mobile phones, and batteries. Please help us to build this resource by submitting your component descriptions, projects, techniques, and PCB footprints.

Open Circuits - Open Source Electronics

Some Projects that look Interesting are

  • Multi-purpose Embedded System
  • dsPIC33 Development Board
  • ADuC832 Development Board
  • N8VEM Home Brew Computing Project

The Open Source Movement, typically covers Open Hardware, Open Firmware, and Open Software. The Open Firmware movement provides firmware which you may also know as soft-IP or FPGA coding see Open Cores for more details.

Excellent examples of Open Hardware projects range from projects at OpenCircuits to Tiny Embedded Ethernet Devices and Advanced & Intelligent Camera Designs which provide solid-state camera and FPGA assisted hardware designs. A solid overview of projects can also be found at Open Innovation Projects.

National Semiconductor - Texas Instrurments

National Semiconductor was an American semiconductor manufacturer, that specialized in analog devices and subsystems, formerly headquartered in Santa Clara, California, USA.
National Semiconductor Corporation Logo

The products of National Semiconductor included power management circuits, display drivers, audio and operational amplifiers, communication interface products and data conversion solutions.

National Semiconductor

National's key markets included wireless handsets, displays and a variety of broad electronics markets, including medical, automotive, industrial, and test and measurement applications.

On September 23, 2011, the company formally became part of Texas Instruments as the "Silicon Valley" division.

Wiki of National Semiconductor

An Exquisite Evaluation Board from National Semiconductor

National Semiconductor

SD356EVK Evaluation Kit Board for LMH0356 SDI Reclocker