Texas Instruments Inc. (TI, Dallas, TX) announced its new multi-topology, high-frequency, BiCMOS, pulse-width modulation (PWM) controller, the TPS43000, which features operating frequencies...
Power Integrations Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced the availability of the TOP412/414 high-voltage integrated switcher family for dc/dc converters. The TOP412/414 integrates a PWM controller and high-voltage MOSFET on a monolithic die, providing a compact solution unavailable from comparable discrete solutions, according to Power Integrations. As few as 15 components are required for a 10W, 5V […]
Motorola Semiconductor Components Group (Phoenix, AZ) introduced a new Electroluminescent Lamp (EL) Driver integrated circuit that is claimed to significantly lengthen battery life when powering the LCD display in low power portable products. The chip is said to offer substantially lower standby current drain than previously available devices. The new MC33441 dc/ac inverter is designed […]
Philips Semiconductors (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) announced a new dual n-channel MOSFET in an SO8 package, the PHKD6N02LT. It is a 2.5V specified enhancement-mode field-effect transistor within a plastic package using TrenchMOS technology. The PHKD6N02LT is designed for battery-protection circuits. It is suitable for use in lithium-ion battery applications, notebook PCs and portable appliances. The features […]
Coilcraft has introduced the first of its new line of Power Wafer magnetics. These ultra-thin, high-performance power inductors are designed for handheld...
Philips Semiconductors (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) introduced two n-channel, logic-level, field-effect, power transistor series, the PH*96NQ03LT and the PH*98N03LT, in a plastic package using TrenchMOS technology. Both series include three products; the PHD in a D-PAK package, the PHB in a D2PAK and the PHP in a TO-220AB package. The PH*96NQ03LT Series is designed for the […]
MGE UPS Systems (Costa Mesa, CA) introduced its new Digital Static Transfer Switch Power Management Modules – PMM Plus and PMM Ultra. Using dual-input power distribution with automatic source selection, the PMM Plus and PMM Ultra feature full power conditioning and distribution for sensitive equipment. These modules support 30 to 300kVA loads and come with […]
NMB-Minebea (UK) announced the new SD025A460WSW power supply, designed for the workstation and network server markets. The power supply has been optimized...
Belkin Components (Compton, CA) has announced their next generation of UPS products. Called the Regulator PRO, the new line features four models, rated 325VA, 425VA, 525VA and 625VA, with backup running times ranging from 17 to 41 minutes. The new units feature Belkin's new UPS Line-Interactive technology featuring Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR). According to Belkin, […]
Unipower Corp. (Coral Springs, FL) has introduced two new front-end/rectifier rack systems, designated L5TVNR for a 24Vdc system and L7TVNR for a...
Sorensen (San Diego), a division of Elgar, announced the introduction of its DLM family of low-profile programmable dc/dc power supplies. The new three- and four-kilowatt power supplies provide very stable output for a broad range of applications and are housed in a 2U rackmount enclosure. These supplies only require airflow through the front panel for […]
International Rectifier Corp. (IR, El Segundo, CA) introduced the MTP family of high-current, three-phase, input bridge rectifiers, suitable for industrial applications such as uninterruptible power supplies, motor drives and welding. The MTP family of rectifiers are housed in a compact, low-profile 12mm package, compatible with many mounting standards. The output pins are double-wide to decrease […]
Unitrode Corp. (Merrimack, NH) announced the UCC39421/2 family of multimode high-frequency PWM controllers, optimized for low-power portable applications. The ICs are considered ideal for multi-chemistry battery applications, whether using alkaline, NiMH rechargeable, or lithium-ion rechargeable cells.The UCC39421 family is claimed to offer 95 percent efficient, current-mode dc/dc conversion to boost, flyback, and SEPIC (Single Ended […]
Wall Industries (Exeter, NH) recently announced the availability of the BQ Series of industry-standard quarter-brick dc/dc converters. These converters offer the user 50 to 150W in the industry standard quarter-brick size of 2.28" x 1.45 x 0.50". The series has an input range of 18V to 36V or 36V to 75V and outputs of 1.5, […]
Powerware (Raleigh, NC) announced it has pre-configured UPS solutions specifically designed for IBM Netfinity servers. According to the company, this strategic partnership makes Powerware the first UPS provider to offer pre-configured solutions for all three IBM server lines – AS/400, RS/6000 and Netfinity. Powerware's Netfinity UPS solutions (700VA to 3000VA) feature the Powerware 5105 (NetUPS) […]