Dave of the EEblog grabs a few junkbox parts and builds a useful constant current load for switch mode power supply, battery testing, and other applications.
Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the MCP6401/2/4 Operational Amplifiers (Op Amps), which add to Microchip’s general-purpose op amp portfolio by providing lower power consumption in small packages.
Gresham Power Electronics, the Salisbury based MIL and Commercial power conversion specialist has introduced a flexible range of Power-over-Ethernet (POE) power supplies with an integral DC injector.
DongAh Elecomm’s low profile, embedded power supply provides high power density in a 1 U space. The DIRS-4110 Power Shelf is appropriate for telecom and datacom applications such as storage and wireless transmission networks, data centers and Power Over Ethernet (POE)
A new process that simultaneously combines the light and heat of solar radiation to generate electricity could offer more than double the efficiency of existing solar cell technology.
Supertex, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: SUPX), a recognized leader in high voltage analog and mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs), today introduced the SR10, a capacitor-coupled, switched shunt regulator for direct AC line operation.
Phihong, one of the most trusted names in power electronics, has developed an energy-efficient, 36W, Class 2 universal desktop adapter.
Pioneer Magnetics expanded its liquid cooled product line to include the 365 Volt at 82 A PM37224-10P – A 30 kW power supply in a 2U package that yields
Nitronex’ NPT1012 is a thermally enhanced 25 W device for applications from DC to 4 GHz. It was developed to meet the growing demand for wideband, high power and robust RF power amplifiers required by the military communications, jammers and radar market segments.
VYCON announced that it has just completed a 7-Megawatt shipment of its VDC-XE clean energy storage systems to a Northeast Fortune 500 company that specializes in large data storage applications.
International Rectifier announced the expansion of its dedicated family of automotive-qualified power MOSFETs for applications requiring low on-state resistance.
Super-charge ion batteries (SCiB) from Toshiba charge in as little as 10 minutes and have a structure that assures an extremely low incidence of internal short circuits
With ultra wide (4:1) input ranges of 9~36 and 18~75VDC, the AM10TW-Z series of 10 watt DC/DC power converters includes remote ON/OFF control.
The Qi low power standard, delivering up to 5 Watt into wireless power receivers, was recently released by the Wireless Power Consortium.
CUI’s power line V-Infinity announced the release of a new series of convection-cooled DIN-rail mounted ac-dc power supplies. The VDRS series is available with output power of 10, 20, 40, 60, or 100 W.
Sensor Products’ Pressurex sensor film maps and measures contact pressures at the interface of fuel cell membranes. It measures pressure from 2- 43,200 PSI (0.14 - 3,000 kg/cm2) in eight pressure ranges. The film instantaneously and permanently changes
The Roundtable question for August is “How much do you feel the current push for “green” tech comes from image and the desire to appear ecologically responsible, and how much does it come from a true pursuit of performance improvement in power systems?”
In a major step toward understanding the mysterious "pseudogap" state in high-temperature cuprate superconductors, a team of scientists have found a "broken symmetry," where electrons act like molecules in a liquid crystal.
Solar Energy Harvesting using Microchip PIC MCUs with XLP Technology
TREK introduced its 2200 Series of 40 W High Voltage Amplifiers. The series is positioned as offering a combination of high performance and attractive pricing. The three initial models of the series – Model 2205, 2210 and 2220 – provide
Tycon Power Systems announced the release of its industrial strength DC to DC converter/POE Inserter for battery powered vehicular and portable applications. The TP-DCDC-1248M accepts 9 V to 36V DC on the wire terminal input and
Digital power addresses many of the challenges that analog power systems face today, but there are some significant barriers to switching over.
Fairchild Semiconductor’s FPF1038 / FPF1039 advanced load management switches reduce in-rush current, or high di/dt, when a switch is used to disconnect loads with high (>100µF) output capacitances.
Is Instaload Battery Tech one of those brilliant "why didn't anyone think of that before" moments, or just another patent on a really obvious idea?