To help designers meet this challenge, Fairchild Semiconductor developed the next-generation TinyBuck regulator family, consisting of integrated POL regulators that incorporate a constant on-time PWM controller and driver with high-side and low-side MOSFETs.
Pulse Electronics Corporation launches a series of low-loss, flat-coil surface mount planar transformers to deliver high efficiency power to applications with tight height constraints. This technology uses a copper fill factor that is twice that of a PCB so the direct current resistance (DCR) of the primary winding is reduced by 50%....
International Rectifier announced the introduction of the IRS2505LTRPBF, the industry’s smallest power factor correction (PFC) boost IC in a 5-pin SOT23 package for switch mode power supply (SMPS), LED drivers, fluorescent and HID electronic ballast applications.
Littelfuse announced it has introduced the SRDA3.3 Series TVS Diode Array – SPA Diodes. The SRDA3.3 Series integrates low-capacitance steering diodes with an additional zener diode to protect data lines against electrostatic discharge (ESD) and high surge events.
The RR1200 Railroad Signal Source delivers 1200 VA of clean, regulated AC power in a compact, 3.5” high, bench top unit that easily converts to rack mount. It supplies a clean, low-distortion, 120 VAC sine wave at any fixed frequency from 50 Hz to 250 Hz, with excellent line and load regulation, high efficiency, and low harmonic distortion.
Pulse Electronics Corporation announces a unique new addition to the Sidewinder AC current sensor line, the PA3207NL. This non-round sensor specifically fits the standard 0.750"x0.093" buss bar of an ANSI 2S smart meter, making the design of the meter base simpler and the assembly easier.
Mouser Electronics is offering an expanded range of Texas Instruments’ ultra-low power MSP430 Value Line Microcontrollers, providing superior 16-bit MCU performance and industry leading ultra-low power consumption for cost-sensitive applications that have traditionally depended on low cost 8-bit microcontrollers.
Vishay Precision Group announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors brand (VFR) has released two new ultra-high-precision hermetically sealed Z-Foil power current sensing resistors with low TCR of ±0.2 ppm/°C (from -55°C to +125°C, +25°C ref.)....
Electronics engineers requiring reliable magnetic components for high voltage designs will find the Perfect-Layer Coil Series from Innovative Power, Inc. (IPI), is flexible and ideal for a wide range of applications. IPI’s perfect-layer coil-winding technology offers a number of advantages.
The solar-cell pushers have been touting for quite some time the fact that the costs of solar cells have now nearly reached capital-cost parity with other sources of electrical energy. Parity is assumed to be a dollar a peak watt of capacity or thereabouts. But is that really true?
When it comes to power system design, there are many options to consider that affect efficiency, availability and scalability. In most cases availability and scalability are the primary considerations for data centers. The data center is directly dependent on the critical power system, and electrical disturbances can have disastrous consequences....
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International Rectifier introduced the radiation hardened ML Series dual output DC-DC power converter platform designed for RF communication equipment such as low noise amplifiers (LNA), receivers and frequency converters used onboard satellites.
Nordson EFD has developed a non-contact dispense valve for precision jetting of low viscosity flux onto solar cell bus bars. Operating at speeds up to 500Hz/sec, the Square Wave 745NC valve meets the photovoltaic industry's need to deposit continuous lines of microdots on the solder-coated metal ribbons that connect adjoining PV wafers.
Tectrol introduces its new TSL-200-12, a 200 watt front-end power supply. The TSL-200-12 features I2C in a very compact size making, it ideal for networking, storage, and applications using intelligent 12V Bus architecture. The TSL200 is a 200 watt high-density, high-efficiency Switching Power Supply in a miniature 8.25” x 2.00” x 1.54” with a front-panel fan....
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Lithium ion batteries are at the energetic heart of almost all things tech, from cell phones to tablets to electric vehicles. That’s because they are a proven technology, light, long-lasting and powerful. But they aren’t perfect. “You might get seven or eight hours out of your iPhone on one charge, maybe a day...”
IXYS Corporation announced the release of the highest voltage Power MOSFET product line in the industry – 4500V N-Channel Power MOSFETs in international standard size packages. The current ratings range from 200mA to 2A. They are specifically designed to address demanding, fast-switching power conversion applications....
ProTek Devices introduced a family of overcurrent electronics chip fuses that add to the company’s extensive availability of overvoltage product lines. Now, the company can provide electronics design manufacturers (EDM) with a single source for advanced and cost-effective circuit protection solutions.
Green Watt Power announces the availability of the GLV75 constant-voltage LED power supply. The GLV-24-75 is a 24 Volt output 3.15A fully encapsulated IP67 rated power supply, ideal for LED lighting applications requiring that voltage and current rating.
Omron announces the release of two new models to their Rocker Switch portfolio. The A8GS and A8GS-T are widely used as the main power ON/OFF switch in various applications such as printing devices, FA devices, Measuring devices and Electronic music instruments.
Phihong USA has introduced a new, low cost, 5W, fixed blade, USB power adapter for personal electronics. Designated the PSA05A, the new USB wall plug adapter is compliant with North American input voltages and has a Level V efficiency compliant output of 5VDC and 1A....
Ioxus introduced the new 1200 Farad (F) cell to its portfolio of high performance ultracapacitors. The cell is a high-powered energy solution that is asserted to optimize the performance of lead acid, AGM and Lithium Ion batteries in cars, tractors and motorbikes, enabling
OMRON has officially released the G9EN-1 DC power relay, the world's smallest and lightest high capacity DC power relay of its class. The relay is 50% smaller and lighter than their previous comparable relays thanks to the use of newly developed proprietary sealing technologies and new magnetic control methods.
Tripp Lite has introduced three single-phase switched Power Distribution Units (PDUs) with individual outlet current monitoring. The new switched PDUs offer users the ability to turn on, turn off, recycle or lock out power to individual receptacles as well as locally and remotely monitor each receptacle’s output power consumption.