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PPI 0708N


Passive Plus, Inc. (PPI) is now offering the 0708N (.070” x .080”) series capacitor. These parts exhibit Low ESR/ESL, Low Noise, High Self-Resonance as well as ultra-stable performance over temperature. These capacitors are 100% RoHS compliant.

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Microsemi TimeProvider 4100

Microsemi Launches TimeProvider 4100, a Versatile IEEE 1588 Grandmaster with Extensive Port Fan-Out to Provide Phase to 4G and 5G Base Stations

Experts Available to Discuss Highly Flexible, Uniquely Expandable Gateway Clock Platform Leveraging Existing Synchronization Infrastructure in Booth #12 at ITSF Conference Nov. 6-9

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the launch of its TimeProvider 4100, a highly flexible IEEE™ 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) grandmaster clock designed to scale from the edge to the aggregation layers of both mobile infrastructure and access networks.

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Samtec Introduces New VITA 57.4-compliant FMC+ Loopback Cards

Solutions Provide Convenient Testing and Validation Platform for FPGA Carrier Cards

Samtec, a privately held $662MM global manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnect solutions, proudly announces the release of the two new VITA 57.4-compliant FMC+ Loopback Cards. These new solutions provide FPGA designers easy to use loopback options for testing low-speed and high-speed multi-gigabit transceivers on any FPGA development board or FPGA carrier card.

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Polar enhances Speedstack Si with fully integrated insertion loss field solver

Visit Polar at Productronica 2017 Stand A1.555 or B3.138

Polar Instruments - a specialist provider of tools for PCB design, fabrication and test – announces a major enhancement for Speedstack Si at Productronica.  Speedstack Si 2018 edition now contains an integrated insertion loss field solver – which lets the user both design and add comprehensive insertion loss graphs and stackup specification into Speedstack’s professional report engine.

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Z-zero launches Z-planner

Z-zero launches Z-planner and Field Solver Sandbox for PCB Stackup Design

Z-zero announced today the launch of two new software products —Z-planner, for PCB stackup design and materials selection; and Field Solver Sandbox, for quick, accurate impedance and insertion–loss results. Z-planner is a field-solver based PCB stackup planning and materials selection tool that’s optimized for hardware engineering teams that may or may not be familiar with the exhaustive details of the laminate and PCB-fabrication processes.

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NI flexrio

NI Announces New PXI FlexRIO Architecture With Xilinx Kintex UltraScale Technology

The new PXI FlexRIO Digitizers and PXI FlexRIO Coprocessor Modules drive custom hardware solutions without the need for custom design

NI (Nasdaq: NATI), the provider of platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve engineering challenges, announced today a new PXI FlexRIO architecture that integrates mezzanine I/O modules with Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGAs.

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PPI Custom Assemblies


Passive Plus, Inc. (PPI) offers Custom Capacitor Assemblies for high power requirements. Typical assemblies are configured in series and/or parallel combinations, producing higher voltage/current handling capabilities, extended capacitance range and tighter tolerances.

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