Microsemi rolled out their LXMG1645 quad-lamp CCFL backlight inverters. The LXMG1645 family features StayLIT fault-management, which enables multi-lamp displays to continue operating, even during individual or multi lamp failures. The family includes the LXMG1645-12-xx (supports 12 V inputs) and the LXMG1645-24-xx (supports 24 V inputs). The devices are ideal for LCD panels used in health monitoring, ATMs and other mission-critical applications. The LXMG1645 quad-lamp CCFL backlight inverters are in full production.
Radicom Research introduced a family of IEC 60601-1 compliant medical dial-up modems for OEMs. Radicom medical modems are available as embedded modules with Serial TTL or USB interface or as a USB external dongle. The Radicom Research medical modem family is available now. Prices start at $29 (US) for the embedded models and $39 for the external dongle in quantities of 1,000 or more. Customized OEM color and private labeling are available.
Axiomtek launched the 22-inch MMT225 TFT medical grade touch LCD monitor. The Axiomtek fanless MMT225 features a thickness of 69mm, 300 nits WSXGA LCD display, and user-friendly OSD. It’s IPX1 waterproof design protects the entire system from outside liquid, preventing system from crashing. The RoHS-compliance MMT225 TFT will be available in March 2010. The rugged monitor is ideal for medical image processing and mobile nursing cart.
Microchip Technology introduced the MCP3901 Analog Front End (AFE) for metering applications. The MCP3901 AFE features high-accuracy, dual 16-/24-bit Delta-Sigma Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) with up to 91 dB Signal to Noise and Distortion (SINAD), internal Programmable Gain Amplifiers (PGAs) and voltage reference, phase-delay compensation, and a modulator output block that enables more precise measurements than competitive solutions. The MCP3901 AFE is available in a 20-pin SSOP package, for $1.42 each in 10,000-unit quantities.