Orion’s new partner Celsia Inc. specializes in custom heat pipe or vapor chamber thermal solutions.

Through its US headquarters and Taiwan production facility, Celsia specializes in custom heat sink design and manufacturing using heat pipes and vapor chambers.

Their web site offers comprehensive technologies’ overviews, spec sheets as well as heat sink and heat pipe calculators in order to assist design engineers.

Celsia’s thermal solutions address power densities >15 W/cm², with most in the 25-75 W/cm² range. They have cooled as much as 250 W/cm² and heat pipes solutions can reach 500 W/cm2.

Typical module assemblies include a heat pipe and/or vapor chamber, a mounting block and a fin stack although some may also include thermal interface materials, fans, and/or PCB connection screws/pins.

Manufacturing volumes can range from as little as 5 to 5K thermal assemblies.

Contact your local Orion Representative for more information.

Globtek new USB Adaptive Power Supplies.

Globtek GTM96605 USB adaptive power supplies are offered in seven output power profiles including 5V/4.6A, 5.8V/4.6A, 9V/4.4A, 12V/4A, 15V/3.6A, 19V/3.15A and 20V/3A.

Additional options are available for special output voltages using the QC3.0 communication protocol, which can request the output voltage to be adjusted in 0.2V increments.

Note, the USB controller used is compatible with QC4.0, which is a superset command structure which encompasses both the USB PD2.0/3.0 protocol, as well as the QC2.0/3.0 protocol

Contact your local Orion Representative for more information.

Fujipoly 17-Watt Thin Film Thermal Interface Material.

Sarcon® 30XR-m from Fujipoly® is a high-performance thermal interface material that exhibits a low thermal resistance. The 0.3mm thick TIM is available in dimensional sheets up to 200mm × 150mm or can be die-cut to fit your exact application shape.

When placed between a heat source such as a semiconductor and a nearby heat sink, Sarcon® 30XR-m provides a thermal conductivity of 17.0 W/m•K and a thermal resistance of only 0.30° C•in2/W.

The silicone-based material completely fills air gaps between uneven components, board protrusions and recessed areas. This increases surface contact with the heatsink, thereby improving overall cooling performance.

Contact your local Orion Representative for more information.

Johanson Technology new 2.4GHz Semtech LoRa Reference Design. 

In partnership with Semtech, Johanson Technology has developed a miniature RF Front-End component optimized for the SX1280 and SX1281 chipsets. This SMT device, 2450FM07D0034, is EIA 0402 (1.0×0.5mm) in size and incorporates all discrete parts into a tiny package, effectively reducing system variation and improving manufacturing robustness. Using this device will allow designers to get the most out of the LoRa Semtech chipset in a fraction of the PCB space and footprint while maintaining FCC and ETSI compliance.

See datasheet and reference design files (gerbers, BOM, etc.)

Contact your local Orion Representative for additional information.

Hirose expands ix industrial connector with IDC plug & “B” key for non-Ethernet applications.           

Hirose has expanded its rugged ix Industrial Series product offering to include an insulation displacement connector (IDC) plug assembly for faster installation and a “B” Key version for non-Ethernet applications. The ix Industrial Series connector reduces installation space by up to 75% compared to RJ45 solutions, and up to 28% compared to competing snap-in I/O connectors. Supporting CAT5e and CAT6a (10G) cabling, the ix Industrial Series I/O connector features an optimized EMI/ESD shielding design for safe and secure data transmission up to 10Gbps.

Offered in an upright right-angle version, the ix Industrial Series I/O has maximum dimensions of 22.9mm x 8.4mm x 14.3mm. The upright right-angle receptacles can be mounted in parallel with a pitch distance of only 10mm. The narrow width of the receptacle is particularly beneficial when multiple connectors are positioned on a single PCB side-by-side.

Featuring a rugged and reliable design, the snap-in I/O connector has a positive metal lock with a preload spring mechanism that provides a clear tactile click and ensures complete, secure mating an operating life to more than 5000 mating/unmating cycles.

The ix Industrial Series I/O connector has a rated current of 1.5A per pin. With an operating temperature range of -40°C to +80°C, the ix Series connector has a rated voltage of 30V AC.

For additional information about the ix Series connectors, please visit: https://www.hirose.com/product/en/products/IX/

Contact your local Orion Representative for more info.

Ohmite’s alternative design, new TGHM series, a 300W SOT‐227 resistor.     

Over the years the SOT‐227 has become more and more thermally efficient and provides standard secure

mounting of the package and the terminations. There are some drawbacks

to the standard SOT‐227 design. The connection points are on top of the resistor and require hardware and tools for assembly.

For the terminations to survive torque pressure from the hardware, extra materials must be used

creating a heavy part when fully assembled. Some applications require lower product height, weight, and terminal connection points.

The Ohmite TGHM series removes the bulk of the standard SOT-227 package, creating an alternative for customers looking for connection options by relocating the terminations to the side thus creating a lower profile part. These side terminations use quick connect terminals for an easy connection therefore eliminating the hardware and associated assembly time of the standard SOT-227 package.

The new TGHM from Ohmite is also thermally efficient providing up to 300 watts of power dissipation when properly heatsinked.

Contact your local Orion Representative for more info.

XFMRS XFLHPxxx series is a direct cross to Vishay very long lead time IHLP series.

XFMRS offers direct alternatives to Vishay IHLP series which are presently reaching lead times as long as 79 weeks. Presently running at 12 weeks, XFMRS offers packages from 4.7×4.3×1.2mm (XFLCH19 series) all the way to 13.7×12.0x5.5mm (XFLCH 4 series) and everything in between.

For more information, contact your local Orion Representative.

Delta rugged automotive grade fans.

Drawing upon a long and successful history of integration into nearly all the world’s leading vehicle and infotainment brands gives Delta a unique position within the industry to build the finest purpose-built axial and blower fans suitable for deployment in any automotive application. These axial and blower fans are built to operate within and withstand the harsh forces of ever-changing conditions on the road such as wide-ranging and often extreme temperatures along with humidity, and shock from various sources.

Though automotive applications may vary widely, the core requirements gravitate towards three major areas. The first requires higher and wider operating voltages and temperatures ranging from -40°C to above +85°C. The second requires that not only decibel rating, but sound quality and low vibration be maintained within an acceptable range. The third and final most common core requirement involves subjecting the fan to various environmental tests. These range from thermal shock, humidity, solid and liquid ingress resistance, and more to ensure that the fans are built to endure forces that may be potentially or commonly are involved during vehicle operation.

  • Wider operating voltage from 9 V ~ 16 V
  • Above +85°C operation
  • Variety of fan sizes
  • Optimum EMC
  • Low vibration and impressive sound quality
  • Various environmental protection

For more information, contact your local Orion Representative.

Delta PMH series of panel mount power supplies Expands to Pollution Degree 3 for harsher industrial environments.              

Pollution Degree (PD) is an important classification for the clearance & creepage distances of electrical insulation, such as distance between components, PCB traces and power supply enclosure. With contaminants or condensation, the gaps are smaller increasing the risk of failure or short circuit. PD1 refers to environments with no pollution, or only dry non-conductive pollution such as sealed enclosures. PD2 are environments with only non-conductive pollution occasional temporary conductivity. Harsh industrial environments would fall under PD3 classification.

Both PMH-24V100WCAS and PMH-24V150WCBS models now includes pollution degree 3 classifications ensuring product reliability in industrial manufacturing environments. This applies to the new models PMH-24V100WCCS and PMH-24V150WCDS. They comply to pollution degree 3 even up to operating altitudes of 5000 meters.

The models also meet the EMC approvals to EN 55014-1 / EN 55014-2 for household appliances, EN 55032 Class B and EN 61000-6-1 / EN 61000-6-3 for residential environment without extra EMI filter required. Suitable applications include household appliances (e.g. vending machine, washing machine, etc.), industrial automation and measuring instruments.

For more information, contact your local Orion Representative.

ADATA Unveils IM2P33F8 PCIe Gen3x4 and IM2S3168 6Gbps M.2 industrial-grade solid state Drives.

With a price tag comparable to SATA SSDs, the IM2P33F8 is an excellent alternative for upgrading a range of systems and installations, from laptops to surveillance systems. Utilizing 3D NAND Flash, it provides read/write performance of up to 2050/1600MB per second, as well as amazing reliability, durability, and stability. It supports Host Memory Buffer (HMB) technology, enabling it to enhance random read/write performance. For upholding data integrity and safety, the IM2P33F8 supports End-to-End (E2E) Data Protection to keep data consistent along the entire data transfer path, while support for RAID Engine reduces the risk of data loss due to drive fail.

IM2S3168 is likewise ideal for a range of systems and installations, offering up to 1TB of carefully sorted and tested 2nd generation 3D TLC NAND, meeting strict ADATA A+ quality standards. IM2S3168 provides read/write speeds of up to 540MB/510MB per second via the SATA III 6Gbps protocol.

Thanks to the compact dimensions of the M.2 2280 form factor, the IM2S3168 requires far less room than 2.5” SATA drives. But most notable are the multiple data protection technologies supported by this SSD, including SM4 algorithm, AES 256-bit encryption, TCG Opal 2.0, and End-to-End Data Protection.

What’s more, with ADATA SSD Toolbox software users have multiple ways to obtain disk information and change settings easily. Additionally, it can speed up SSD performance and improve its lifespan.

The IM2S3168 and IM2P33F8 design process mandated certification to a temperature range of 0 to 70 degrees Celsius. They can operate normally in 0% to 95% humidity and easily handle up to 20G vibration plus up to 1500G/0.5ms shocks.

The IM2S3168 and IM2P33F8 are hardened against electro-static and electromagnetic interference and support TRIM command, S.M.A.R.T, and wear leveling for improved data integrity and functionality over long periods of time. These result in an excellent cost-performance ratio that is sure to be attractive to commercial users.

For more information, contact your local Orion Representative.

Johanson Technology new 2.4GHz ceramic patch antenna released.

Johanson has introduced is first 2.4GHz ISM ceramic patch antenna. Offered in a small (12x12x4mm) package, the 2440AT62A0085 is a half-wave, ground independent (efficiency-wise), circular polarized (RHCP) surface-mount antenna offering directionality and higher gain toward one direction.

Datasheet: http://www.johansontechnology.com/datasheets/antennas/2440AT62A0085.pdf

ECS releases new multi-voltage crystal oscillator.

ECS Crystals has released its ECS-2520MV series, a miniature SMD HCMOS Oscillator with Multi

Volt capability of 1.6 to 3.6 V.  The 2.5 x 2.0 x 0.8 mm ceramic package is ideal for Low Power/Portable, Industrial and IOT. It offers low jitter has well as temperature stability down to +/20ppm @ -40°C+85°C

Contact your local Orion Representative for additional information.

GlobTek offers over-molded versions of Molex Mini-Fit Jr. Receptacle Housing, Dual Row, 4 Circuits, UL 94V-2 for various types of cables and applications.      

GlobTek has created a standard over-mold for Molex’s Mini-Fit Jr. Receptacle Housing, Dual Row, 4 Circuits, UL 94V-2 series including but not limited to housing MOLEX MINIFIT part numbers 0039012040, 0039012045, 0039013042, 0039013045.

It may be molded on PVC or Silicone material cable jackets. The over-mold helps the connector withstand thousands of plug/unplug cycles without risk of damage or wear in rugged applications. The over-mold and connector combination is designed for use on round UL type 1185 of 2464 wire with and without a shield.

The cable assembly can be provided as a cable assembly or as an output cord for a Globtek power supply. 

Contact your local Orion Representative for additional information.

Fujipoly new high performance non-silicone thermal greases. 

Fujipoly has introduced the highest thermal conductivity, non-silicone thermal greases in the industry.

SG-50NL and SG-60NL series are designed to meet the thermal, reliability and low pricing requirements of high-end chipset, graphic processors trend ever-faster clock speeds. They are used as efficient thermal “path” between a flip-chip microprocessor package and its device-cooling heat sink to fill the microscopic irregularities of the components, resulting in very low thermal resistance.

Features include:

  • Formulated with tacky texture for zero pump out over wide temperature ranges.
  • Low viscosity, Screen printable.
  • High Thermal conductivities 5 w/m°k (SG-50NL) & 6 w/m°k (SG-60NL).
  • Thin Bond lines 0f 1-2 mil.
  • Non-Silicone without creepage over a wide temperature range (-55°C to 200°C).
  • Exceptionally low bleed and evaporation.

Contact your local Orion Representative for additional information.

Ohmite LVT  series current sense flip chip resistor. 

Ohmite has introduced the LVT series of current sense resistors which uses a metal alloy strip as the resistive medium in order to provide very low TCR values ranging from 150ppm down to 50ppm depending on the resistive value and case size.

Packages include industry standard 0402, 0603, 0805 and 1206, with resistive values ranging from 2 milli-ohms up to 20 milli-ohms producing a nice range for current sense applications looking to minimize power consumption.

The Ohmite LVT series is constructed in a Flip Chip style package providing an economical current sense chip solution.

Contact your local Orion Representative for additional information.

Hirose FPC connector features a single action lock for a fully automated assembly process.       

Hirose’s FH62 “one action” lock improves work efficiency by simplifying the assembly process.

Features of FH62 series include low height of 1.1mm and a narrow pitch of .25mm so the length of a 35-position connector is only 11.96mm.  It offers a smooth FPC insertion as the FPC is guided by a larger taper in its openings. FH62 has been designed for consumer and portable applications and can accommodate an operating temperature range of -40°C +85°C.

For a more ruggedized version, see FH63 series which is suitable for automotive applications.

See FH62/FH63  hand as well as robotic assemblies’ videos.

Contact your local Orion Representative for samples and/or pricing.

New! Silicon Labs Sub-GHz EFR32 Complete Front-End Passives from Johanson.

In conjunction with SiLabs, Johanson Technology has developed two fully integrated, complete RF Front-End devices for the EFR32 family of chipsets that support sub-GHz bands. The first two components released will support 433MHz (PN 0434BM15B0027) and 868MHz (PN 0868BM15G0027) unlicensed bands. This SMT (surface mount) device is EIA 0805 (2.0×1.25mm) in size and incorporates all 18 L/C discrete parts into a small package, effectively reducing system variation and improving manufacturing robustness.

To download the datasheets and s-parameter files go to: https://www.johansontechnology.com/silabs.

To obtain the complete layout, schematic, and BOM package, contact your local Orion Representative.