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Large Diameter, Solder-in EMI Filters Wishstand up to 300°C

April 11, 2011 1:11 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products announced the latest addition to its solder-in filter product line, .400" diameter mounting with high temperature construction able to withstand 300°C installation. This new filter offers

Normally-off SIC JFET Family Handles up to 50 kW

April 11, 2011 1:05 pm | Product Releases | Comments

SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc. has announced that it is shipping its latest range of vertical trench JFETs – including a normally-off family of devices to handle up to 50 kW – in commercial volume quantities. The company asserts

Multilayer Ferrite Coils Are Asserted to Have the Industry’s Highest Rated Current

April 11, 2011 12:59 pm | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-EPC has developed a TDK multilayer ferrite coil (MLZ2012-H Series) in case size EIA 2012 with a rated current that is 2.5 times higher than existing products, according to the company. With a current capability of up to 700 mA at 1.0 µH and dimensions of

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DC-DC bus converter combines high efficiency with wide input range

April 11, 2011 9:09 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Murata Power Solutions has introduced a new cost effective Regulated Bus Converter (RBC) that delivers up to 210W output power, with a Vin range of 36-75V, ultra-high efficiency (92.5% @ full load) with Vout regulation (±1.5%) in a quarter brick open frame package.

Driver Powers Up to Six Strings of LEDs

April 11, 2011 9:05 am | TDK-Lambda Americas, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-Lambda has launched its second generation ALD6 series of multi-output dc-dc backlight LED drivers. The ALD6 was specifically designed for LCD displays that are increasingly migrating from cold cathode florescent (CCFL) backlighting to LEDs...

Power Film Capacitors for Inverter Apps Are Rated U to 1300 VDC

April 11, 2011 8:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products offers DC link power film capacitors with voltage ratings up to 1300 VDC. These power capacitors use segmented, self-healing metallized polypropylene, internally fused using a

Connectorized Clock Oscillators Suit PCI, SONET-SDH and FPGA Apps

April 11, 2011 8:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

PLXO Series Phase-Locked Crystal Oscillators from EM Research are designed to operate at select custom frequencies from 5 MHz to 500 MHz as reference clocks in military and commercial rf/microwave systems. Locked to an

Low Power Current Monitors Assert Accurate Current Measurement

April 11, 2011 8:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

With an operating current of 3 µA, the ZXCT11xx Series of low power high-side current monitors from Diodes Incorporated provides accurate, high efficiency measurement of load current in motor drive, overload

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Capacitor Simulation Tool Is Updated with New Libraries

April 11, 2011 8:19 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

AVX has expanded the capabilities of its SpiTanIII software to enable designers to view all basic characteristics and parameters for tantalum and Oxicap (niobium oxide) capacitors. The company has

Multilayer Varistor Series Includes 16-V Rating

April 11, 2011 8:15 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation offers the ability to clamp transients and filter EMI at a significantly higher voltage with the expansion of its Transguard multilayer varistor series. Designed for

Sheet molding compound cuts press cure time by 50%

April 11, 2011 8:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

A New Preheating System for plastic sheet molding compound (SMC) that uses Radio Frequency Heating Technology is being introduced by Radio Frequency Co., Inc. of Millis, Massachusetts. This new system is reported to enhance the distribution of reinforcement fibers...

The Roundtable - Standards and Regulations

April 11, 2011 7:19 am | by Edited by Alix Paultre | Articles | Comments

This month's Roundtable question is “How important do you feel regulation and standards are to the electronics industry? Do you feel they help development, or hinder it?” Our answers come from engineers at Fraunhofer, Microsemi, GreenPeak, and Texas Instruments.

Cree Expands LED Module Options to Speed Customer Time-to-Market

April 11, 2011 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cree, Inc. announces the Cree LED LMH6 module, a high-lumen LED module designed to further simplify lighting design, reduce overall cost and accelerate time-to-market for Cree customers in Europe and Asia. Featuring Cree TrueWhite Technology...

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TI achieves industry’s first SuperSpeed USB four-port extensible host controller with USB-IF certification

April 11, 2011 7:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) today announced that it is the first semiconductor company to receive certification from the USB Implementer’s Forum (USB-IF) for its SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) four-port extensible host controller (xHCI).

The Teardown - Apple iPad 2

April 11, 2011 6:44 am | Articles | Comments

In this teardown we look inside the new Apple iPad 2. Tech specs of the device include a 1-GHz Apple A5 dual-core processor, 512 MB of LPDDR2 RAM, 16/32/64 GB internal storage capacity, a 9.7-inch LED-backlit glossy multi-touch 1024 x 768 IPS LCD...

Power supply allows users to develop higher-density systems

April 11, 2011 5:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Digital Power’s Compact Peripheral Component Interface (CompactPCI) series represent AC-DC and DC-DC power supplies delivering up to 600Watt of continuous power.

Ensuring Optimal High Power LED Performance with Thermal Management

April 11, 2011 5:40 am | by Jon Domingo, Product Development Engineer, Lumex | Articles | Comments

Distinguishing quality high power LEDs from inferior technologies most frequently centers on identifying products designed with superior thermal management to avoid loss in efficacy, decreased life hours, and color degradation.

AC module designed for use in any MicroTCA enclosure

April 11, 2011 5:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Digital Power announces the release of its new MicroTCA 600 watt AC product, the PS-1138, an AC-DC, double–width, full-size (6 HP) MicroTCA compliant power module. The Digital Power PS-1138 is a high-power AC module designed for use in any MicroTCA enclosure.

Return to Zero - Calibrating Calibrators

April 11, 2011 4:32 am | Articles | Comments

Return to Zero is a new comic strip for engineers, with lab humor and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.

Return to Zero - Recalibrate

April 8, 2011 11:51 am | Articles | Comments

Return to Zero is a new comic strip for engineers, with lab humor and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.

Brushless DC Motor Pre-Driver Used Over Wide Current Range

April 8, 2011 6:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. announces a complete three phase brushless DC motor pre-driver with outputs for direct high current gate drive of an all N-channel power MOSFET three phase bridge with a maximum supply voltage of 38 V.

Sercos-IP Library Released as Open Source Software

April 8, 2011 6:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

At Hannover Fair 2011 sercos international announced that it is making a driver library for the sercos/IP protocol for the sercos automation bus available as open source software. The driver software is available for download in C# source code via http://sourceforge.net...

Payton Planar Magnetics Introduces Line of Resonant Inductors

April 8, 2011 5:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

The demand for high efficiency low EMI designs, such as resonant topologies, is driving the need for high performance planar inductors to be used in power converters in series with the main transformer.

Automotive-qualified MOSFETs Offer Rugged, Compact System Solution

April 7, 2011 11:38 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier today introduced a family of rugged automotive qualified MOSFETs for a range of applications used in Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) and hybrid vehicle platforms.

Variable Speed Technology Improves Power Factor, Boosts Grid Reliability

April 7, 2011 11:21 am | by Dan Schillinger, Business Development – Variable Speed, Danfoss VLT Drives | Articles | Comments

Air conditioning is responsible for approximately 20 percent of the total U.S. annual electricity consumption*. The introduction of variable speed drive (VSD) technology to residential air-conditioning and heat pump systems presents an opportunity for significant energy savings...

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