Using advanced hybrid technology and manufacturing techniques, component manufacturer BI Technologies (Fullerton, CA) has introduced the new 830 Series, a compact 6W, universal input, single output dc/dc switching power supply module. The 830 Series module is an isolated dc/dc converter that accepts an input range of 110Vdc to 375Vdc, allowing it to operate from any […]
Semtech Corp. (Newbury Park, CA) unveiled a new power supply controller the company claims will lower battery life in notebook PCs and other portable applications. The SC1401 integrates an efficient switching controller and a linear regulator controller into one device that operates from a 6V to 30V input supply. The device has an onboard efficiency […]
Artesyn Technologies (Boca Raton, FL) unveiled the NXI110 Series of 110W, non-isolated, dc/dc converters for the next-generation of micro-processors. The NXI110 provides...
Intersil Holding Corp. (Irvine, CA) announced the latest addition to its family of power semiconductors. The 150V family of UltraFET MOSFETs is designed for use in uninterruptible power supplies, dc/dc converters and power supplies, and general-purpose load control. Intersil claims that the device improves the power efficiency required to enable high-speed computing and Internet data […]
Lucent Technologies (Murray Hill, NJ) announced its Austin Lite Power Module Series, a new product in Lucent's original Austin Series dc/dc point-of-load...
Power-One (Camarillo, CA) has added the RPM5ERERKYH to its High Power Series. The RPM5ERERKYH is designed to power semiconductor test equipment and other high current, 1V applications. It provides an adjustable output from 1.0V to 1.8V at 640A; requires no minimum load for operation and incorporates extensive transient protection. The device also features current share […]
Intersil Holding Corp. (Irvine, CA) released its multiple-output dc/dc controller CPU power regulator for advanced configuration power interface (ACPI)-compliant PCs. This power regulator uses Intel's Tahoma Pentium 4 (P4) that interfaces with Rambus memory. According to Intersil, the ACPI specification enables computers to transition into an active state to perform routine activities. When tasks are […]
Microsemi Corp. (Santa Ana, CA) has introduced a low-current 500V MOSFET in the company's proprietary Powermite 3 plastic surface-mount package. Microsemi claims...
Siliconix Inc. (Malvern, PA), a subsidiary of Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (Malvern, PA), has started shipping two LDO voltage regulators for power conversion in cellular phones and PDAs, plus a suite of TrenchFET power MOSFETs aimed at 42V bus automotive applications. The Vishay Siliconix Si9182BH and Si9183BT LDO voltage regulators are designed to provide power to […]
Two new families of 1.8V, single-supply, rail-to-rail operational amplifiers from Texas Instruments (Dallas, TX) give designers of portable and hand-held systems the...
Eumac Inc. (Phoenix, AZ) is currently developing the new Model ISO-01 battery-powered isolation amplifier. The EUMAC ISO-01 is a battery-powered isolation amplifier that completely isolates the input channels from one another and the output to test equipment down-stream. This amplifier is useful to field technicians and engineers who frequently need to view two or more […]
Unipower Telecom (Coral Springs, FL) has introduced its new Mercury RMF Series of hot-swap rectifiers, which provides up to 60A at 27.2Vdc or 30A at 54.4Vdc from one mounting position (1.72") 23" shelf. The 23" shelf holds up to four hot-swappable rectifier modules, each producing up to 15A at 27.2Vdc or 7.5A at 54.4Vdc. A […]
Schaefer Inc. (Ashland, MA) announced it is offering the new AI-150-24A, a 150W modified sinewave output dc/ac inverter with battery charger. The inverter is available with an ac input of 120V and a battery input of 12V to 15V or 20V to 30V, producing an output of 110Vac at 150W. According to Schaefer, its small […]
International Rectifier (IR, El Segundo, CA) has introduced the new DF Series compact 1A, single-phase, full-wave bridge rectifiers with power-to-volume ratios designed to provide greater power density in high-volume industrial and consumer electronic devices. Typical applications include compact power supplies and battery chargers for cellular phones, notebook computers, and other portable and rechargeable devices. According […]
Kenwood TMI Corp. (Tokyo, Japan) has begun selling multi-channel regulated power supplies for simultaneously evaluating the electric characteristics of six units of large-capacity secondary batteries. The new power supplies are called PXR100-6L and PXR200-6L. The PXR100-6L and PXR200-6L have high outputs of 100W and 200W, respectively. Kenwood claims this enables them to be used to […]