Microsemi and TRINAMIC teamed together on the SmartFusion Dual Motor Control Kit. The motor control kit features the Microsemi SmartFusion evaluation kit and TRINAMIC motor control daughter board kit. The bundles solution also includes stepper motor with 1.8 degree step angle, brushless DC motor with Hall sensors, portable desktop power supply (24V/1A) with international plugs, and example designs. The solution enables designers to lower product-development costs and bring products to market quickly. The SmartFusion Dual Motor Control Kit is available for now. The motor control kit is priced at $549.
Microchip Technology introduced their Low-Cost Controllerless (LCC) Graphics PICtail Plus Daughter Board. The Microchip LCC Graphics PICtail Plus Daughter Board enables the development of graphics applications without an external graphics controller. The LCC Graphics PICtail Plus Daughter Board (part # AC164144) is available now for $89.99.