Mouser Expands TI Portfolio

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the MSP430FR263x/MSP430FR253x mixed-signal microcontrollers from Texas Instruments (TI). These ultra-low power Ferroelectric RAM (FRAM) microcontrollers feature CapTIvate™ touch technology for buttons, sliders, wheels, and proximity applications. The microcontrollers also include a high-performance 10‑bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) as well as a 32-bit hardware multiplier for math-intensive operations. The microcontrollers are…

Mouser Stocks TI ADS131E08S AFE

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the ADS131E08S analog front end (AFE) for power monitoring from Texas Instruments (TI). The ADS131E08S AFE is a multichannel, simultaneous sampling, 24-bit, delta-sigma, analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with an integrated programmable gain amplifier (PGA) and short start-up time (3 milliseconds). The ADC’s wide dynamic range, scalable data rates up to…

What Mouser ‘s Global Team Learns from its Local Ground Game

E-commerce has effectively demolished the geographic boundaries that used to limit electronics procurement through the distribution channel. Component suppliers authorized distributors to sell their brands in geographic markets to avoid over-distribution and linecard conflicts. The first time a distributor offered all of its brands internationally online tested those boundaries. The supply chain found that expanding…

Mouser to Sponsor TI Design Challenge for Engineering Students

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it will sponsor the 2016 North American Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge Design Contest. The design contest is intended to encourage engineering students to solve today’s engineering problems by employing analog and embedded design skills into electronic solutions. The contest offers…

TI Claims Smallest, Lowest Power Battery Management for IoT

Dallas, Tex.  – Texas Instruments (TI) launched a highly integrated battery management solution that features a linear charger, configurable LDO, load switch, buck converter, pushbutton control and battery voltage monitor in one solution. The bq25120 claims the industry’s lowest quiescent current (Iq) at 700 nA with the buck converter, operating at 1.8 V.  The configurable…

Mouser Stocks TI PGA900 Sensing Conditioner

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the PGA900 programmable resistive sensing conditioner from Texas Instruments (TI). The PGA900 device is the industry’s highest resolution resistive sensing signal conditioner, enabling fast and precise 24-bit measurement of parameters such as pressure, strain, flow, or liquid levels. The TI PGA900 sensing conditioner, now available from Mouser Electronics, manipulates…

TI Delivers High Performance Processors

Dallas, Tex. – Texas Instruments (TI) introduced the Sitara AM57x processor family, the highest performance devices in this processor platform. The processors, through their unique heterogeneous architecture including ARM Cortex-A15 cores for high-performance processing and running a high-level operating system (HLOS), target a broad range of embedded and industrial applications, TI said. The AM57x processors integrate TI’s C66x digital…

TI SimpleLink Wi-Fi MCU Supports AWS IoT

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced its SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® wireless microcontroller (MCU) easily and securely connects IoT endpoints to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud for remote management and data analysis. The AWS IoT Software Development Kit (SDK) is now available for TI’s low-power SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3200 wireless MCU LaunchPad™ kit, enabling developers to quickly establish a…