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Quad IO-Link Master with Higher Current SIO Channels

Eric Benedict - Sr. Application Engineer Jul 20th 2017
Design Note DN566: Introduction IO-Link is a communication standard for a point-topoint, 3-wire interface to smart sensors and actuators found in industrial applications. IO-Link extends the traditional interface capabilities of these devices from a simple NC/NO switch interface (standard IO or SIO mode) to a bidirectional ...

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Using the LTC6820 with the LTC24XX Delta Sigma Family

Noe Quintero - Application Engineer Feb 8th 2017
Introduction The LTC6820 isoSPI isolated communication interface is typically used in automotive applications. One of the more popular applications is to isolate the battery monitor circuits. However, it can be a desirable solution for medical applications where isolation is necessary. Another advantage for the LTC6820 is to ...

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2500VRMS Isolated RS485+RS232 Transceiver with Power

Brian Rippie - Associate Design Engineer Nov 23rd 2016
In this circuit, the LTM2887-3S µModule isolator provides isolated signaling and power to the LTC2873 for a complete, 3.3V robust, galvanically isolated dual-protocol transceiver. RS232 (transmit and receive) or RS485 (half-duplex) can be selected for transmission on a single pair of wires using the 485/232 control. Mode-specific ...

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2500VRMS Isolated PROFIBUS RS485 Transceiver with Power

Brian Rippie - Associate Design Engineer Nov 23rd 2016
In this circuit, the LTM2887-3S µModule (micromodule) isolator provides isolated signaling and power to the LTC2876 for a complete, 3.3V robust, galvanically isolated transceiver. LTC2876 is a PROFIBUS RS485 transceiver designed to meet the specifications for PROFIBUS-DP masters and PROFIBUS-DP slaves, fully compatible ...

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I2C Primer: What is I2C? (Part 1)

Hamza Salman Afzal - Applications Engineer Sep 2nd 2016
Introduction: The Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C) bus is a two wire serial interface originally developed by the Phillips Corporation for use in consumer products. It is a bi-directional bus that is easily implemented in any IC process (NMOS, CMOS, bipolar) and allows for simple inter-IC communication. Connections are minimized ...

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A New Era in Space Products - Radiation Tolerant

T.J. Fure - Product Marketing Manager
Gabino Alonso - Strategic Marketing Engineer
Mar 23rd 2016
Recent developments have made doing business in space ever more achievable to a broadening base of companies. A market previously consisting solely of major defense contractors and national governments has been disrupted by a growing list of commercial companies determined to deploy an enterprise beyond the confines of our terrestrial ...

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Safely Light Miniature Incandescent Lamps using LTC2874

Kevin Wrenner - Senior Design Engineer Jan 17th 2014
Introduction Incandescent light bulbs, described as "heaters that give off a little light" [1], are the target of governments worldwide due to their inherent inefficiency. Higher wattage lamps may be doomed by evolving efficiency standards, but their miniature cousins might still have a bright future in industrial settings ...

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