Maxim Integrated Introduces Game-changing Architecture for Industrial PLC Digital-input Modules

September 10, 2013 3:00 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Designers now have a way to reduce power, system cost, and size for programmable logic controller (PLC) digital-input subsystems, with the Corona (MAXREFDES12#) reference design by Maxim Integrated Products.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Controllers

New High-temperature, Outgassing-compliant Power Inductors from Coilcraft CPS

September 6, 2013 3:39 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Coilcraft CPS has announced its new AE619PYA Series of high-temperature, military-grade power inductors that meet all NASA low outgassing specifications. These robust, composite-core surface mount inductors are constructed of high-temperature materials.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Other

New, Efficient LED Driver from Advanced Power Electronics

September 5, 2013 2:46 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Power Electronics has launched a new step-up converter capable of efficiently driving up to eight white LEDs in series for backlighting applications. The APE1612-3 uses current mode 1.2 MHz fixed frequency architecture to regulate the LED current.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Converters

Industry’s First Power Circuits with MIPI RFFE Maximize Battery Life

September 4, 2013 4:56 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced the industry’s first RF power converters to integrate the MIPI Alliance’s radio frequency front-end (RFFE) digital control interface, a specification that simplifies multi-band and multi-radio communications.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Converters

ams Introduces First LIN Slave Companion IC

August 26, 2013 3:28 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ams AG announced that the AS8530 is the world’s first miniature power/transceiver IC to support LIN slave applications, which complies with the ISO26262 functional safety standard.


World’s First Programmable USB Port Power Controllers for Active Connectors and 12 W Charging

August 25, 2013 9:23 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology announced the expansion of its programmable USB port power controller portfolio with the three-member UCS100X family.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Controllers

Acopian's "Infinity" Series of AC-DC Linear Power Supplies

August 23, 2013 3:17 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Acopian significantly expanded the array of options on their Infinity Series of AC-DC linear regulated (to 150 W) power supplies. Offered in single output or wide-adjust output versions.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Supplies

North Atlantic Industries’ Rugged, 3U, 300 W cPCI DC-DC Power Converter

August 21, 2013 12:24 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

North Atlantic Industries announced the availability of its latest 3U, rugged cPCI power product — the 55RQ2, ideally suited for harsh land, air, and sea applications. The 55RQ2 provides up to 300 W of power with four outputs and is compliant with MIL-STD-704F.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Converters | Power, Ics

Dual-Channel MOSFETs Simplify Synchronous Buck Design

August 19, 2013 10:49 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Power Electronics has launched an asymmetric-dual N-channel enhancement mode power MOSFET targeting synchronous buck DC-DC converter power designs.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Converters

Airflow Controller Improves Fan Testing for Electronics Thermal Management Studies

August 15, 2013 2:19 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Thermal Solutions has introduced the FSC-200 Fan Speed Controller for providing precise management of fan speeds during thermal management studies of electronic devices.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Controllers | Test and Measurement, Other

Cypress Expands CapSense Express Mechanical Button Replacement Family

August 14, 2013 1:58 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Cypress Semiconductor has announced a new CapSense Express capacitive touch-sensing controller optimized to replace mechanical buttons in front panels for industrial and consumer applications, portable medical devices, gaming devices, and home automation systems.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Controllers | Power, Microcontrollers

Pasternack Releases Line of High Frequency Power Dividers

August 14, 2013 12:44 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Pasternack Enterprises has introduced a brand new line of ultra-broadband power dividers capable of 50 GHz. These millimeter wave power dividers are ideal for use in radar systems, electronic warfare equipment, fiber optic systems, 10G Ethernet, and any application that requires high-frequency, multi-octave performance.

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General Purpose Softstarters Up to 40Hp

August 12, 2013 5:04 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Carlo Gavazzi has launched their new RSGD (2-phase controlled) compact General Purpose Softstarter for loads up to 40 Hp. During the starting of an induction motor, current levels may reach values of 5 to 8 times the rated motor current.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Other | Power, Supplies

Touchstone Semiconductor’s Breakthrough New Dual Output Boost Regulator Uses Only 150 nA IQ

August 12, 2013 1:37 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Touchstone Semiconductor has announced the TS3310 dual output boost regulator. The TS3310 consumes only 150 nA of supply current. Boost regulators are traditionally the highest current consumer in a system during sleep modes.

LISTED UNDER: Power, Other

RECOM Lighting’s Compact 7 W Constant Current LED Driver

August 9, 2013 4:14 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

This low cost, constant current LED driver is both compact and versatile. With a voltage range of 90-295 VAC, the RACD07 is suitable for worldwide use. The 7 W modules are available with constant current outputs of 350, 500, or 700 mA.

LISTED UNDER: Amplifiers, Other | Power, Other | Power, Supplies


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