Texas Instruments announced sampling of its 16 MHz MSP430F47x4 ultra-low power microcontrollers (MCU) for one- and multi-phase metering. By integrating up to four individual 16-bit sigma delta analog to digital converters (ADCs), a 32 x 32-bit hardware multiplier, a 160-segment LCD driver with
Microchip Technology announced six 8-bit PIC microcontrollers with integrated liquid crystal display (LCD) modules. The PIC18F85J90 Series doubles the amount of Flash and RAM memory over existing 64- and 80-pin family members for human-interface applications requiring embedded control, including thermostats, utility meters and medical instrumentation. This increased amount of memory enables
NetPower Technologies announced its 25A Series of sixteenth bricks with output power in the 25W to 60W range, as well as the 15A Series which targets applications requiring power from 15W to 45W. These two sixteenth brick series achieve high efficiencies for all models with output voltages ranging from 0.8V to 15V
Ericsson Power Modules introduces its PKY4716PI DC/DC converter platform that uses the industry standard full-brick format and footprint, making it a suitable drop-in replacement for enhanced performance. The device is aimed at the telecom market and users who are developing base transceiver stations in cellular radio networks. They are also appropriate for many industrial applications.
SL Power Electronics Corp. announces its Ault PW174 series, a family of 70W external switch-mode power supplies. The series is single output with a power range of 40W to 70W that is available in seven voltage models. Applications are in the communications, networking, industrial, instrumentation and computer peripheral markets.
XP Power announced its DNR480 single output 480W AC/DC power supply that offers universal input, accepting voltages in the range 90V AC to 264V AC single phase without the need for switch selection, or 340V AC to 575V AC three phase, depending on the model. Both 24V DC and 48V DC output variants have adjustable outputs from 22.5V DC to 28.5V DC for the 24V model
C&D Technologies extends its NMJ series of low power DC/DC converters to include eight single output models. The series is housed in fully encapsulated, UL 94V-0 rated, seven-pin SIP packages with a footprint of 1.91 cm2, making them suitable for use in applications that call for a miniature, safety approved product. These single and dual output (with power sharing) converters
Cosel USA introduces its model PBS1500T 1,500W three-phase power supply that has a 170V AC to 264V AC input. Measuring 7.02¨ x 2.41¨ x 10.56¨, models output 5V DC, 12V DC, 24V DC and 48V DC. This power supply also offers 50 percent reduction in mass over its predecessor
Pulse introduces dual-port and quad-port extended-temperature gigabit discrete isolation transformer modules. With an operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C, these modules are well suited for industrial and ruggedized Ethernet and military computer, telecommunications and networking applications. HX5400NL and HX5401NL quad-port modules
Absopulse Electronics’ HVC 2K Series is a rugged AC/DC power supply that was developed for operation in heavy-duty industrial environments. It uses field-proven topology to deliver up to 3,000W at 85V DC, 125V DC, 136V DC, 250V DC, 300V DC or 400V DC voltages typically required in industrial applications. The standard unit accepts a 230V AC (±15 percent) input with 115V
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) and its parent company, Toshiba Corp., announced the companies’ first commercially available gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor high electron mobility transistor (HEMT). The GaN HEMT is an X-band device targeted for radar and medical applications. The TGI8596-50 is an internally matched GaN HEMT power amplifier that operates in the 8.5 GHz to 9.6 GHz
Schaefer, Inc. introduced its AEP-A2000R Series of pure sine wave inverter products with 2 KVA packaged in a 1U rackmount design. The series provides clean output power for powering sensitive loads and for improving AC equipment performance. The series is available in three standard input configurations of 12V DC, 24V DC and 48V DC.
80/20 added two Panel Mount Blocks compatible with their slot 6, 10 Series and 25 Series T-slotted aluminum profiles. This part is now available for all seven profile series the company offers. The slot 6 quarter-turn blocks come with either 1/4-20 or M6 vertically adjustable square nuts inserted in the fiberglass reinforced nylon body. Spacers are molded of the
Quad Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Converter Provides Independent 300 mA, 2 x 200 mA and 100 mA OutputsJune 5, 2007 12:23 pm | Comments
Linear Technology’s LTC3544 quad channel, high efficiency, 2.25 MHz, synchronous buck regulator provides up to 300 mA, dual 200 mA and 100 mA continuous outputs from a 3 mm x 3 mm QFN package. Using a constant frequency current mode architecture, the LTC3544 operates from an input voltage range of 2.25V to 5.5V, making it suitable for single-cell Li-Ion/polymer, or multicell alkaline/NiCad/NiMH applications. It can
Linear Technology’s LTC3812-5 high input voltage synchronous step-down switching regulator controller directly steps down voltages from 60V to output voltages ranging from 0.8V to 93 percent of VIN. Using a single inductor, the device employs a constant on-time valley current mode control architecture to provide very low duty cycles