Innovative chip provides ultra-low voltage characteristics

May 28, 2013 9:56 am | Goepel Electronics Llc | Product Releases | Comments

GOEPEL electronic introduces CION LX, a new generation of JTAG transceiver ICs. The innovative chip provides ultra-low voltage characteristics, offering a tester-per-pin architecture based on diverse Boundary Scan standards such as IEEE 1149.1, IEEE 1149.6 and IEEE 1149.8.1, in combination with additional digital and analogue test instruments.


Integrated power modules include high voltage ratings

May 28, 2013 9:33 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier announced the expansion of its PowIRaudio family with the introduction of the single channel IR4321M and dual channel IR4322M integrated power modules. The 60V IR4321M and IR4322M complement the existing product offering and expand the power capability of low load-impedance Class D audio systems....


Power MOSFET series offers on-resistance down to 30 mΩ

May 22, 2013 3:53 pm | Vishay Intertechnology | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology added additional 650 V power MOSFETs to its E Series family of devices. These 22 new devices in eight different packages offer an extended on-resistance range from 30 mΩ to 600 mΩ at 10 V and broaden the series' maximum current ratings from 6 A to 105 A.


Power transistors present desirable on-state resistance for low-energy, space-efficient designs

May 22, 2013 11:35 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics has introduced a generation of energy-efficient power devices that are positioned as reducing the environmental impact of equipment such as telecom or computing systems, solar inverters, industrial automation and automotive applications. STripFET VII DeepGATE MOSFETs are asserted to


Transistor series is presented as highest power for radar and communications systems

May 16, 2013 10:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

  M/A-COM Technology Solutions introduced a series of GaN in Plastic packaged power transistors for high-performance civilian and military radar and communications systems. The family scales to peak pulse power levels of 100 W, which is asserted to be the


Intelligent sensor hub integrates programmability, precision in a single package

May 15, 2013 3:40 pm | Freescale Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor is introducing a new Xtrinsic intelligent sensor hub that serves as an advanced sensor fusion platform. The Xtrinsic FXLC95000CL sensor hub integrates an on-board accelerometer with capability to manage multiple external sensors. The solution provides


MOSFETs deliver benchmark on-state resistance for improved system efficiency in heavy load applications

May 15, 2013 12:31 pm | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier introduced a family of automotive-qualified COOLiRFET MOSFETs delivering benchmark on-state resistance (Rds(on)) for heavy load applications including electric power steering (EPS), braking systems and other heavy loads on internal combustion engine (ICE) and micro hybrid vehicle platforms.


25 MBd digital optocoupler device achieves 3,750 VRMS signal isolation

May 14, 2013 3:06 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Avago Technologies announced a new dual-channel bi-directional 25 MBd digital optocoupler device, the ACSL-7210. The device is a dual-channel high speed digital optocoupler optimized for bi-directional industrial communication networks using high speed protocols such as PROFIBUS fieldbus and Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI).


Super-Junction MOSFETs add dedicated control input for increased switching efficiency

May 6, 2013 10:58 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics introduced the first MDmesh V Super-Junction MOSFET featuring a new package technology that increases the efficiency of power circuitry in equipment such as white goods, televisions, PCs, telecom, and server switched-mode power supplies. The new TO247-4 4-lead package


Single-stage LED driver promises highest levels of dimmer compatibility

May 1, 2013 11:55 am | Cirrus Logic -- Apex Precision Power | Product Releases | Comments

Cirrus Logic, Inc. has introduced a first family of single-stage LED drivers, the CS1615/16, targeting the incandescent lamp replacement market. Through patented technology, the CS1615/16 consistently outperforms competing single-stage LED drivers in dimmer compatibility while offering


LED drivers promise enhanced dimming performance, color rendering in indoor and outdoor lighting

April 24, 2013 5:15 pm | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Texas introduced three new DC/DC LED drivers that simplify white color tuning for high-color rendering and ultra-low dimming in professional-grade indoor and outdoor LED lighting applications. The TPS92660 two-string LED driver and TPS92640/1 synchronous buck controllers address


Embedded wireless portfolio adds PIC32 Bluetooth digital audio kit, plus Wi-Fi modules

April 22, 2013 12:07 pm | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. expanded its embedded-wireless portfolio to include the PIC32 Bluetooth Audio Development Kit, featuring modules, stacks and CODECs, and XBee footprint-compatible socket modules with integrated stacks. The new Wi-Fi offerings comprise IEEE 802.11b/g Wi-Fi modules with

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Gas gauge IC monitors lead-acid batteries in UPS, e-bike designs

April 20, 2013 1:31 pm | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Lead-acid battery, battery management, gas gauge integrated circuit, gas gauge IC, capacity measurement, power management, battery packs, impedance track

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Pulse-gate firing board controls 2 six-pulse SCR bridges

April 17, 2013 4:45 pm | Applied Power Systems, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Applied Power Systems is proud to announce the release of their BAP3012 next generation twelve pulse gate firing board which provides robust and reliable operation of parallel or series connected SCR (Silicon Controlled Rectifier) bridges for high power phase-control and power conversion applications using up to 100mm devices.


Tool provides CCM and buck LED driver designs in under a minute

April 10, 2013 10:31 am | Fairchild Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor’s Power Supply WebDesigner design and simulation tool provides complete designs in under a minute and includes complete continuous conduction mode (CCM), non-isolated active PFC buck and buck LED driver designs. From user-specified design inputs, the

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