di/dt Inc. (Carlsbad, CA) recently launched the Q Series, a comprehensive portfolio of next-generation open-frame 24V- and 48V-input quarter-brick dc/dc converters for...
International Rectifier (IR, El Segundo, CA) announced a 1,000V radiation-hardened (rad-hard) power MOSFET. IR claims that the IRHY7G30CMSE rad-hard power MOSFET improves...
Tyco Electronics Power Systems (Mesquite, TX) announced a new Galaxy Power System, the GPS4812, which is suitable for use in -48Vdc applications. The GPS4812 provides power ranging from 100A to 400A in a half-height cabinet for mounting on top of VRLA batteries, up to 800A in a full-height single cabinet, or up to 1,200A in […]
Matsushita Battery Co. Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) has developed a rechargeable coin-shaped lithium-ion battery for high-current discharge. The company plans to begin volume production of the new battery, the CGL3032, in October 2001, planning 500,000 units monthly. It will be used a power source for wrist-worn GPS, compact portable terminals and card-type information tools. The external […]
Infineon Technologies (Munich, Germany) has begun producing its thinQ! family of Schottky diodes based on silicon carbide (SiC) technology. The company claims that, compared with conventional power diodes in silicon or gallium arsenide technology, SiC Schottky diodes allow significantly lower switching losses and higher switching frequencies, while offering much higher operating voltage ranges. The company […]
Semtech Corp. (Newbury Park, CA) announced the production-level availability of their SC1454 150mA, low-noise, dual-linear regulator. This device features the small packaging, low quiescent current and low dropout voltage necessary for portable, battery-powered products. The device is a dual Ultra Low Dropout Regulator (ULDO) designed to fully support a single-cell Li-ion battery or four-cell NiMH/Alkaline […]
SatCon Technology Corp. (Cambridge, MA) announced that its Ling Electronics division (Anaheim, CA) introduced a new family of UPS products at the Los Angeles Power Association Winter Conference, which was held on January 31, 2001. The new product line is designed to provide up to 2.0MW of power during power outages. The StarSine MegaPower UPS […]
International Power Sources Inc. (IPS, Holliston, MA) recently announced their new line of enclosed ac/dc power supplies, the HUP80 Series, which have...
Deltron Inc. (North Wales, PA) has introduced a new series of compact hot-swap, 200W power supplies in a 1U high package. The new L Series ac/dc power supplies provide 7W per cubic inch power density in a 1.58" x 1.86" x 10.08" package. Units can be used alone or combined to provide multiple outputs for […]
National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) has introduced a full-featured 500mA LDO voltage regulator for medium-level current applications in PC and portable products requiring low-noise voltage conversion. The LP2989, housed in a chip-scale, leadless lead-frame power package (LLP), is designed to fit the tight space requirements of compact portable designs. The LLP package measures 4.0 […]
Chroma ATE (Irvine, CA) has introduced the 8000 Series for power supply testing. The company claims that the new system is a rack of power test components and software designed to deliver fast test speeds and design verification and analysis tools. The 8000 Series features user-selectable hardware and software modules, which Chroma ATE maintains makes […]
Shindengen America Inc. (Mt. Prospect, IL) has introduced the Ecocell EPH Series, a new line of natural convection, surface-mount dc/dc converters. The Ecocell EPH Series was engineered for 48V telecom, networking and datacom applications that require high efficiency and reliability. Important features of the series include a 1,500Vdc isolation voltage, parallel operation, remote on/off, and […]
International Power Sources (Holliston, MA) announced the addition of a 45W ac/dc power supply for external PC memory, office and portable systems to their line of products. The CUP45 universal supply measures 5.2 x 2.3 x 1.8 inches and is available in seven different models, with single, isolated outputs at 5, 12, 15, 18, 19, […]
ON Semiconductor (Phoenix, AZ) announced the availability of the CS1112, a quad-power output driver IC, designed to withstand the environments found in computer, industrial and telecommunication applications. Fabricated on PowerSense process technology, the CS1112 integrates four protected DMOS low-side drivers controlled either through a Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) port or its associated parallel input. The […]
Micro-power Direct (Stoughton, MA) announced the addition of the D100 family, a series of miniature 1W dc/dc converters for applications in which space is at a premium. Twenty-seven single- and double-output models are available to provide 3.3, 5, 12, 15, ±5, ±9, +12 or -15V from a 5, 12, or 24V input. Standard features include […]