Anderson Power Products introduces the 3 Position Mini PL connector. This compact, environmentally sealed (IP68) connector is capable of 22 amps at 600 volts (UL). The 3 Position Mini PL connector features a manual release latch to prevent accidental un-mating and is touch safe on both sides....
As demand for computing and communication capacity surges, the global communication infrastructure struggles to keep pace, since the light signals transmitted through fiber-optic lines must still be processed electronically, creating a bottleneck in telecommunications networks.
Advanced Power Solutions (APS) announces the release of the APS43MI / APS50MIG / APS63MI series of 2 x4” medical approved switching power supplies with the industry’s lowest profile of only 0.92” and single outputs ranging from 3.3~60VDC.
RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for TriQuint Semiconductor’s TGF2018, a discrete 180-Micron pHEMT which operates from DC to 20 GHz. The TGF2018 is designed using TriQuint's proven standard 0.25um power pHEMT production process.
Anderson Power Products announces the launch of the Saf-D-Grid Ultra Short Receptacle. The Saf-D-Grid connection system protects the user from DC arcing during mating and unmating. This innovative design enables the safe connection of DC electronic devices to a DC micro grid powered by high efficiency DC sources.
TDK Corporation announces the new TDK-Lambda iQG Series of DC-DC converters that are ideal for intermediate or distributed bus power architectures. Featuring a low profile package that is only 0.52 inch high, these converters have been designed with confined space and demanding thermal environments....
Arkansas Power Electronics International (APEI), Inc. and GaN Systems Inc. announced the test results for a gallium nitride power switch based DC-DC boost converter. The converter demonstrated at APEI, Inc. exploited the ultra-high switching capability of GaN Systems’ high power switch to achieve a 1 MHz switching capability.
Announced by Acopian is the availability of new options to enhance the functionality of its Low-Profile Family of AC-DC and DC-DC Power Supplies. Boasting a height of only 1.7 inches, the UL recognized, CE certified low-profile family consists of 1U format 720W single-output AC-DC and DC-DC and 750W wide-adjust output AC-DC and DC-DC models.
3A, ultra-low dropout linear regulators designed to provide simple POL DC-DC conversion in board-level applicationsMarch 29, 2013 4:06 pm | Advanced Power Electronics Corp. | Product Releases | Comments
Advanced Power Electronics Corp. has introduced the APE8968MP-HF3, a new series of 3A, ultra-low dropout linear regulators designed to provide simple POL DC-DC conversion in board-level applications, including motherboard and notebook applications.
Two University of Calgary researchers have developed a ground-breaking way to make new affordable and efficient catalysts for converting electricity into chemical energy. Their technology opens the door to homeowners and energy companies being able to easily store and reuse solar and wind power. Such energy is clean and renewable, but it's available only when the sun is shining or the wind is blowing.
Pulse Electronics Corporation expands its range of round-wire coil (RWC) surface mount power inductors to deliver higher inductance/current capability. Mechanical sizes from 7.6 x 7.4 x 6.4mm up to 21.7 x 21.5 x 12.5mm are now available with an inductance range from 0.3uH to 50uH and with a current rating up to 70A.
Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking Power CSP MOSFETs from Panasonic that provide a 5% improvement in thermal dissipation and a dramatically reduced size compared to conventional solutions. Panasonic Electronic Components FJ3P02100L and FK3P02110L power MOSFET transistors provide improved thermal performance....
Vishay Intertechnology today announced a new surface-mount Power Metal Strip resistor featuring a wide side terminal construction that yields a high 2 W power rating in the compact 1020 case size. The WSL1020 combines its high power-to-footprint-size ratio with extremely low resistance values down to 0.003 Ω and stable resistance tolerances to 0.5 percent.
When it comes to power protection, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) to be specific, most think of these systems tucked away in an environmentally controlled environment, quietly at the ready to protect against any power problems that may come their way. Due to the integration of power sensitive microprocessor controllers...
Tripp Lite has expanded its series of line-interactive UPS Systems to include six SmartPro models with pre-installed SNMPWEBCARD network cards. These new UPS Systems arrive at a facility network-ready and can be deployed quickly, saving IT personnel valuable time.
DongAh Elecomm announced a high-efficiency NESpace Energy-Saving Power Shelf that offers up to 96% efficiency and a loss reduction of greater than 50%. NESpace significantly reduces energy consumption and loss over standard power supplies. Easy installation and maintenance make it ideal for power-hungry datacom and telecom applications....
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Industry’s first reconfigurable DC arc detect reference solution enables designers to safeguard high-power DC systemsMarch 22, 2013 3:08 pm | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments
Texas Instruments introduces the industry’s first fully programmable DC arc detect reference solution. The RD-195 makes it faster and easier for designers to address a growing need to safeguard high-power DC systems, such as automobile and aircraft battery management systems....
We asked our industry experts to weigh in on our Smart Grid question: What home energy technology do you expect to see as a breakthrough in the next 12 months?
Our energy and Smart technology experts weigh in to answer our smart grid question for this month: What home energy technology do you expect to see as a breakthrough in the next 12 months?
Advanced Power Electronics announced the APE2902, a high-efficiency VFM Step-up DC/DC converter for small, low input voltage or battery powered systems with ultra-low quiescent supply current. Devices can operate from a positive input voltage between the start-up voltage and VOUT and convert it to a higher output voltage....
Reader's Response: What energy management technology will generate the most buzz over the next 12 months?March 22, 2013 12:31 pm | by Kasey Panetta, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments
We wanted the lowdown on Smart Grid and the future of the engineering, so we asked our readers to answer a question: What energy management technology will generate the most buzz over the next 12 months?
Battery charger reference design regulates charger output in constant voltage and constant current modesMarch 21, 2013 10:15 am | Zilog | Product Releases | Comments
Zilog introduces its new Buck Converter Battery Charger Reference Design that employs Zilog’s Z8F042A MCU to control a step-down DC-DC converter (also known as a buck converter) that functions as a regulated power source. This buck converter battery charger hardware is capable of regulating charger output in a number of modes....
TDK Corporation announces the new TDK-Lambda RFE1600 Series: a 1600W single-output AC-DC power supply in a low-profile package (less than 1U high) for standalone or distributed power architectures (DPA). These supplies are ideal for applications requiring reliable 12V, 24V, or 48VDC bulk power.
KEMET Corporation announced the expansion of its KEMET Organic Capacitor (KO-CAP) family with the release of 63 volt product extensions for the T521 High Voltage Polymer Series, as well as first-to-market extensions for the T540 and T541 Hi-Rel Polymer Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Series and T543 Polymer Tantalum COTS Series.