AVX Corporation has developed what it claims is the industry's smallest multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC). Designated as the 0101 Series, the miniature MLCC was designed with well-established technologies to
Central Semiconductor Corp. introduced its CMLDM7484 dual complementary N-channel and P-channel MOSFETs in the SOT-563 package. This device consists of two complementary isolated 30-V, 450-mA MOSFETs that offer desirable energy efficiency. The device
Michael Weitz, system engineer for automotive applications at Texas Instruments, talks about the general requirements for a Battery Managements System.
Provided in standard SO-8 and high power dissipation exposed pad SO-8 packages, the AL9910 high brightness LED driver from Diodes Incorporated will support universal AC input voltages from 85 V to as high as 265 V. For interior and exterior off-line lighting products, the exposed pad SO-8 variant in particular helps
SL Industries expanded its AULT brand line of PoE injector products with the addition of the high-power PENT1080 Series capable of supporting data transfer rates of up to one gigabit. The new series accepts AC-DC universal input
Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. announced the LD015D Series AC-DC constant current LED driver power supply. Fully potted and suitable for dry and damp locations, this supply addresses UL1310 Class 2 Safety Standards (110 VAC) or
Martek Power introduced a DC/DC converter designed to satisfy the majority of rolling stock DC power applications with a single unit. As a result, users are able to specify the same power supply
XP Power announced the launch of the ECP150 Series of compact open frame 150-W AC-DC power supplies. Measuring 4 x 2 x 1.26 inches (101.6 x 50.8 x 32 mm) and with a power density of
TDK-Lambda Americas has added to its line of AC-DC medical, ITE (information technology equipment), and industrial power supplies. The single-output CSS500 Series of 360 W to 500 W supplies accepts a
Anderson Power Products (APP) introduced the SPEC Pak Extreme connector. These connectors are asserted to increase the power handling capability of the SPEC Pak series to 320 A. This is achieved by using one of the four individual insert holders that offer
Automation Systems Interconnect introduced a line of high current DIN rail mounted circuit breakers. The NDM1-125 Series is rated up to 125 A, is UL1077 Recognized for use as supplemental protectors, is available in 1-, 2- and 3-pole versions and can
CUI, Inc. added a 6 W model to its open frame AC-DC power supply line. With the latest offering, the VOF Series covers a range of power from 6 W through 80 W. The series is suited for consumer, industrial, and ITE applications. All units are
Mersen launched a UL 2579-listed range of dedicated photovoltaic fuses ? the Helio Protection fuse line, which includes the HP6M, HP10M, and HP6J. This photovoltaic fuse line provides
Bel Power announced the expansion of its VRPx Series of SIP (single inline package) footprint POL (point-of-load) converters to include 30-A, 90-A, 100-A, 110-A and 120-A modules. Operating at efficiencies of up to 95 percent over a wide input range of 4.5 V to 13.8 V, the open-frame series offers
GlobTek’s GT-41132 Series of desktop style power supplies with IEC 60320/ C6 or C8 inlets have double-enforced insulation mechanical configurations and regulated output voltage from: 12 V to 24 VDC in 0.1-V increments. They provide up to 60 W of continuous output power. The style enclosed power supplies are
Premo has introduced a close loop 1000-A Hall effect sensor, the HCT-1000LF. Features and characteristics include accuracy to ± 0.1 percent, linearity of ± 0.1 percent, 1000-A nominal current; 2000-A measuring current, a transformation ratio of
Expanding its leadership in providing compelling power amplifier solutions for WiMAX communication equipment, ANADIGICS, Inc. today introduced a new power amplifier (PA) module designed for use in WiMAX Customer Premises Equipments (CPEs) and femtocells.
Bourns, Inc announced its latest series of TBU (Transient Blocking Unit) circuit protection devices for high speed protection of communications ports. The devices are said to be the industry’s first electronic current limiters (ECLs) designed to tolerate AC mains power contact without
Check out the February 2011 Power supplement.
The February 2011 issue discusses the smart grid & alternative energy including plug-in electric hybrid vehicles, film technology, and software tools. An editorial laments the industry’s insistence on shoving 3D technology down our throats despite consumers’ overwhelming rejection of it.
9.3 gigawatt (GW) of new wind power capacity was installed in the EU during 2010, reaching a total of 84GW by the end of 2010, according to figures released today by the European Wind...
Digi-Key Corp. and Midé Technology announced that they have entered into an agreement in which Digi-Key will distribute Midé Technology products to customers worldwide. "We are very pleased to announce this global distribution agreement with...
The IEEE announced the availability of the IEEE C37.239 standard, which defines a Common Format for Event Data Exchange (COMFEDE) among power systems. By helping utilities efficiently integrate and analyze event data from across...
International Rectifier introduced a family of DirectFET plus power MOSFETs featuring the company’s new generation of silicon that is asserted to set a new standard in efficiency for 12-V input synchronous buck applications including
General Motors Ventures LLC invested $7 million in Envia Systems to provide GM’s battery engineering team with access to advanced lithium-ion cathode technology that delivers higher cell energy density and lower cost. In...