Sensors and Wireless Category


Posted On July 21, 2017By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, Sensors and Wireless, TDK InvenSense

TDK Invensense NR/ND Replacement Parts

TDK Invensense NR/ND Replacement Parts   Over the past year TDK InvenSense has introduced a number of new motion sensors. This has changed the status from Active to NR/ND (Not recommended for new designs) for a lot of their parts. This does not mean that the products are EOL (End of Life). However, it is safe to say that any user of the older parts should start to consider moving to the newer parts.   MPU-6000 or the MPU-6050 6-Axis Motion Sensors If you are using the MPU-6000 or theRead More

Posted On May 18, 2017By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, Sensors and Wireless, TDK InvenSense

TDK Completes Acquisition of InvenSense

Press Release TDK Completes Acquisition of InvenSense Becomes a Leading Global Sensor Solutions Provider   TOKYO, Japan, SAN JOSE, California, U.S.A., May 18, 2017 – TDK Corporation (President and CEO: Shigenao Ishiguro, "TDK") and InvenSense, Inc. (President and CEO: Behrooz Abdi, "InvenSense") announce that TDK has completed the all-cash acquisition of InvenSense. The acquisition price was $13.00 USD per InvenSense share, and the total acquisition price was approximately $1.3 billion USD. TDK currently focuses on three market segments: automotive, industrial equipment & energy, and information & communications technology (ICT). AsRead More
The Latest Integrated IR Sensors from SGX Sensortech: INIR-ME (Methane) and INIR-CD (Carbon Dioxide)   INIR-ME (Methane) INIR-CD (Carbon Dioxide) INIR-EK4 (Evaluation Board) Integrated IR Datasheet SGX Sensortech, a Division of Amphenol Inc. introduces their latest IR sensor, the INIR gas sensor. The first of these devices being released are for Methane, which is the INIR-ME and for Carbon Dioxide, which is the INIR-CD. The INIR is a user friendly digital Gas Sensor, which is designed to use the latest SGX Sensortech infrared technology. The sensor is designed to decreaseRead More
ICM-20948: The World’s Lowest Power 9-Axis MEMS MotionTracking Device   About the ICM-20948 Component Distributors Inc. (CDI) is proud to introduce the new TDK InvenSense ICM-20948, the World’s Lowest Power 9-Axis MEMS MotionTracking Device. These parts are now available and in stock at CDI and are the preferred 9-Axis parts for new designs. The ICM-20948 supports an auxiliary I²C interface to external sensors, on-chip 16-bit ADCs, programmable digital filters, an embedded temperature sensor, and programmable interrupts. The device features an operating voltage range down to 1.71V. Communication ports include I²CRead More

Posted On April 13, 2017By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, Fanstel, Sensors and Wireless

Fanstel Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 5 Module BT832X

Fanstel Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 5 Module BT832X   Component Distributors is excited to announce the Fanstel BT832X. The BT832X is a powerful, highly flexible, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module using the Nordic nRF52832 SoC and the Skyworks SKY66112-11, an RF Front-End-Module (PA/LNA). Bluetooth 5 specifications allow reducing bandwidth to achieve up to 4X range while maintaining similar power requirements. Line of sight range between two BT832Xs is measured at 1250 meters for 1Mbps data rate. BT832Xs achieve longer range by superior antenna circuit and an external power amplifier, notRead More
CDI Clearance and Special Offers on NovaSensor Pressure Products   Component Distributors Inc. (CDI) from time to time has excess inventory and parts that are not selling as well as we had thought. These parts are in the CDI Clearance and Special Offer section of our online store. This month CDI would like to extend special pricing on the NovaSensor pressure products that are in this category of parts. Available parts include the NPC-1210, 1220, 410 series as well the NPI-19 series isolated stainless steel pressure sensors. The pricing willRead More
FI-NW-2 NW-AUD-ICS52000 Breakout Board for the InvenSense ICS-52000 MEMS Micrphone with TDM Output     The ICS-52000 is the latest new product release for the InvenSense line of low-noise microphones with a TDM output, bottom-side audio port, and digital output. The complete ICS-52000 solution consists of a MEMS sensor, signal conditioning, an analog-to-digital converter, decimation and anti-aliasing filters, power management, and an industry standard 24-bit TDM interface. The TDM interface allows an array of up to 16 of the ICS-52000 microphones to connect directly to digital processors, such as DSPsRead More
CDI Introduces Fanstel BlueNor, Bluetooth 5 Modules with Nordic nRF52 SoCs   Component Distributors Inc. (CDI) introduces the newest vendor in their line of Bluetooth modules, Fanstel. Fanstel’s BluNor are powerful, highly flexible, ultralow power Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) modules using Nordic nRF52 SoCs. With an ARM CortexTM M4F MCU, up to 1MB flash, 256KB RAM, embedded 2.4GHz multi-protocol transceiver, and an integrated antenna, it allows faster time to market with reduced development cost.   BlueNor, Bluetooth 5 Modules with Nordic nRF52 SoCs   Part Number Description BT832 BLE 5Read More
CDI is Proud to Introduce to it’s Sensors and Wireless Group     Component Distributors Inc. (CDI) introduces, the latest vendor addition to our Sensors and Wireless Solutions Group. is a partner company with Component Distributors and makes break out boards, embedded sensor and wireless systems and offers custom design services. The first products being introduced are break out boards for the InvenSense MotionTracking™ devices: P/N InvenSense P/N Description NW-MOT-ICM20602 ICM-20602 Break out board for the 6-axis, ICM-20602, Low-Power, High-Performance Integrated 6-Axis MEMS MotionTracking™ DeviceRead More
CDI Is Proud to Introduce LOCOSYS to it’s Sensors and Wireless Group   Component Distributors Inc. (CDI) is proud to introduce our latest vendor to the Sensors and Wireless Solution Group – LOCOSYS. LOCOSYS has a long history of innovation, design capabilities and technical expertise in developing superior GPSS products and modules. The LocoSys team members are highly experienced and have been engaged in the field of electronics, navigational communications, and GPS related applications for many years. One of LOCOSYS’ newest products is the GGB-1916 – The world’s Smallest GNSS,Read More