Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (Malvern, PA) recently released a new SMD power metal-film resistor series, a high-frequency chip inductor and a temperature-sensing power MOSFET. The WSL Power Metal Strip resistor series, WSL0805, is rated at 1/8W. The device is designed to provide current sensing in power-management applications for cellular phones and pagers, disk-drive motor controls in […]
International Rectifier (El Segundo, CA) recently introduced what they claim is the space industry's first radiation-hardened, high-frequency 400V, high- and low-side N-channel MOSFET driver integrated circuit. Designated the RIC7113, the new device is a functional, pin-to-pin replacement for the industry-standard IR2110 driver family. According to the company, the RIC7113 offers a new performance standard for […]
International Rectifier (El Segundo, CA) recently announced it now offers two new families of HEXFET power MOSFETs that are designed to provide high efficiency for the primary and secondary sections of isolated dc/dc converters with outputs of 3.3V. According to the company, on the primary side of a dc/dc converter, a new planar technology chosen […]
MGE UPS Systems (Costa Mesa, CA) recently announced the next-generation Pulsar Ellipse UPS line, which offers backup power for PCs and workstations...
Tripp Lite (Chicago, IL) has recently increased power ratings on several of its OmniSmart UPS Systems. These devices are designed to protect servers, workstations and POS systems with battery backup, surge suppression and voltage regulation. The UPS systems provide line-interactive protection, and are designed to allow users to work through brown-outs uninterrupted, without draining their […]
Unipower Corp. (Coral Springs, FL) recently announced the TMN Series power system front ends. The series provides up to 3,000W at 24Vdc,...
Artesyn Technologies Inc. (Boca Raton, FL) recently introduced a new addition to its CXA family of open-frame, isolated, dc/dc converters with the CXA20. The five-model series features a 4:1 input-voltage range of 18Vdc to 75Vdc and has a 2.0" x 1.5" industry-standard footprint. The CXA20 was designed using Artesyn's custom control chip, according to the […]
Powerex Inc. (Youngwood, PA) recently introduced a new family of integrated power modules, the FLEXPAK CIB. The module contains a three-phase, low-loss...
SatCon Technology Corp. (Cambridge, MA) recently announced that its Advanced Fuel Cell Power Products Division has introduced the MicroGrid Line of Fuel Cell Controllers and Software. According to SatCon, the new line of digital controllers and software can integrate into any fuel cell power-generation systems, from small residential systems to larger commercial and industrial systems. […]
Applied Power Corp. (Newton, MA), a subsidiary of IDACORP Inc., recently helped launch the Solar Power Index, which is a new weather reporting metric that was designed to create greater awareness of photovoltaic electric power's ability to displace the use of fossil fuels used in producing electricity. The Solar Power Index compares the amount of […]
GNB Industrial Power (Lombard, IL), a division of Exide Technologies, recently introduced a stand-alone system that continuously assesses a battery's ability to...
Texas Instruments (TI, Dallas) recently announced a dual-output, power supply controller and a family of dual-output, low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulators, the TPS701XX and the TPS56300. The devices are designed to coordinate the power-up and power-down sequencing of the core and I/O supply voltages. This is designed to further improve overall system integrity and reliability in […]
Intersil Holding Corp. (Palm Bay, FL) recently announced that designers of satellite power conditioning and power switching applications can now implement multiple radiation hardened (Rad Hard) MOSFETs in a single package. The FSR1110 device is a quad 100V, 680 milliohm MOSFET that is rated to a total dose capacity of 100,000 RADS. The FSR1110 is […]
Kollmorgen (Radford, VA) recently announced the release of a new motor, the Kollmorgen GoldLine DDR (Direct Drive Rotary) brushless servomotor. The motor has peak torque ratings from 12.5lb. ft. to 225.0lb. ft. Frame sizes are available from 6.9 inches to 11.2 inches. According to Kollmorgen, typical applications for the device are rotary tables, robots and […]
Intersil Holding Corp. (Palm Bay, FL) recently announced that designers of satellite power conditioning and power-switching applications can now implement multiple radiation-hardened (Rad Hard) MOSFETs in a single package. The FSR1110 device is a quad 100V, 680 milliohm MOSFET that is rated to a total dose capacity of 100,000 RADS. The FSR1110 is the latest […]