CEL (California Eastern Laboratories)

- California Eastern Laboratories (CEL) is a marketing, sales and engineering company focused on analog, mixed signal, and digital communications semiconductors. Product categories include RF Semiconductors, Optical Semiconductors, Serializer/Deserializer Interface ICs, and Wireless Connectivity Solutions. CEL serves designers, OEMs and contract manufacturers in various RF, Optical, Wireless, and Wired markets. Current partners are Renesas Electronics, Thine, and Tokyo Keiki. More...

CEL designs and manufactures the MeshConnect line of IEEE 802.15.4, ZigBee®, Thread, and Bluetooth® Smart professional grade wireless solutions and participates in the ZigBee® Alliance, Thread Group and Bluetooth® SIG. CEL is ideally positioned to provide its customers with hardware and software products that greatly simplify design and reduce time to market. Less...

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Module NamePreviewAudioNon-AudioDurationParts List
  • Optical Time Domain Reflectometer
2.2MB633KB10 minParts List
  • Optocouplers and Isolation Overview
4.8MB1.3MB15 minParts List
  • Optocouplers for Motor Drives
6.2MB534KB20 minParts List
  • Solid State Relays
8.3MB2.7MB25 minParts List

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Selection Guides

Design Guides

Application Based Optocoupler Design Guide
The Application Based Optocoupler Design Guide is the most comprehensive tool for selecting the proper Optocoupler to be used in CEL's focus applications. Not only do the block diagrams illustrate where the parts are used but also provides details on the selection criteria for each individual application. Then the reference table can be used to review basic specifications and help steer customers towards CEL's focus devices thus providing the quickest method for designing in the most competitive cost vs. performance devices at the point of design. From the guide itself, see how to best utilize the design guide:

Application Based Optocoupler Design Guide

RF Switch IC Guide
We are pleased to announce that CEL has released a new product selector guide for RF Switch ICs as attached. CEL offers many Switch ICs with subtle performance and price differences. This selector guide should be a great aid to your customers to simplify their selection of the best and most economical RF Switch IC for their application.

RF Switch IC Guide

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