American Reliance Inc. (AMREL, Arcadia, CA) has introduced the PLB/PLW Series, a full-featured programmable electronic load product. The series was designed to...
PowerCache (San Diego, CA), a Maxwell Technologies (San Diego, CA) company, announced the availability of the PC10, a miniature, 10-farad ultracapacitor. The...
Omnirel (Leominster, MA) introduces four high-efficiency, low-voltage switching regulators in glass/epoxy (FR-4) packages with built-in heatsinks that increase power density in select commercial, industrial and military applications. These switching regulators feature 5V input, 3A output units for 3.3V, 2.5V, 1.8V and 1.5V output applications, respectively. The OM955 Series regulators deliver up to 90 percent efficiency […]
ON Semiconductor LLC (Phoenix, AZ) announced it has doubled the number of general-purpose diodes and transistors offered in the SC-75 package. The products offered in this package consist of general-purpose single and dual diodes and transistors intended for low-current switching and signal-conditioning applications. The introduction of seven new transistors, identified as BC847BTT1, BC847CTT1, BC857BTTT1, BC857CTT1, […]
Intersil Holding Corp. (Irvine, CA) introduced its latest switched-capacitor voltage inverter, the ICL828. The ICL828 specifically targets LCD applications such as cellular phones, pagers and PDAs. Intersil's ICL828 IC contains all the required circuitry to complete a negative converter. It performs supply-voltage conversions from positive to negative. The resulting negative voltage can then be utilized […]
Power-One Inc.'s (Camarillo, CA) low-profile, triple-output MPU150-3300 power supply provides current up to 35A from its 3.3V output and up to 20A from its 5V output. The 150W unit, used for redundant or N+1 systems, also has active PFC and a third output designed to deliver 12V with current capability up to 2A. The MPU150-3300's […]
Linear Technology Corp. (Milpitas, CA) announced the LT1612, a synchronous 800kHz step-down dc/dc converter. With a high operating frequency, MSOP package and minimal external part count, the LT1612 is designed for use in any portable device that operates from a lithium-ion or two-cell alkaline battery. The LT1612's synchronous operation eliminates the Schottky diode needed by […]
General Semiconductor Inc. (Melville, NY) has expanded its Ultrafast rectifier product line to include surface-mount MURS 160 and axial MUR460 and MUR160. General Semiconductor claims that the new MUR/MURS Series incorporates a chip design and process that results in improved reverse-switching characteristics, higher reverse-surge capability and better electrostatic discharge-withstanding ability. The Ultrafast products are used […]
Teccor Electronics (Irving, TX) has introduced a new five-pin protection module designed to protect telecom network lines against over-voltage and over-current commonly associated with lightning, electrostatic discharge and ac power faults. Available in break-down voltages from 35V to 250V and over-current ratings from 150mA to 1.2A, the T5 plug-in connector is compatible with industry-standard five-pin […]
Intersil Holding Corp. (Irvine, CA) announced the latest addition to its growing family of application-specific power MOSFETs. The HUF75617D3 is an UltraFET MOSFET designed to control fuel injectors in gasoline and direct-injection applications. The device controls the electrical current to injectors that determine the amount of fuel introduced into the cylinders of automobile engines. The […]
Burr-Brown Corp. (Tucson, AZ) announced the DCV01 Series of 1W isolated, unregulated dc/dc converters featuring high isolation, high efficiency and small package size. The DCV01 Series is designed for power-isolation applications found in industrial-process control and medical instrumentation. Burr-Brown claims that the use of an integrated package design results in reliable products with a power […]
International Rectifier (El Segundo, CA) has introduced the new HEXFET power MOSFETs in packages in which all of the terminals are on a single side of the die. The new FlipFET power MOSFETs will enable a new generation of super-compact power architectures with better power density for advanced portable applications. The first two products being […]
Lambda Electronics Inc. (San Diego, CA) has expanded its family of dc/dc converters with two new low-power models, the PC and PV Series. With compact footprints, the converters feature a 500Vac input-output isolation rating and over-current protection. The PC and PV modules also feature adjustable output voltages, providing greater flexibility in typical distributed-power applications such […]
Artesyn Technologies Inc. (Boca Raton, FL) has introduced the EXB50 Series of 50W high-efficiency, wide-output trim range, single-output, open-frame, isolated dc/dc converters. As next-generation communications and networking systems move to low-voltage silicon, system designers need power solutions that can compensate for anticipated changes in IC voltage. The EXB50 is suited for communications products and systems […]
International Rectifier (IR, El Segundo, CA) introduced new benchmark and high-performance devices optimized for 1kW output, hard-switching converters. These devices are upgrades to IR's industry-leading family of HEXFET power MOSFETs for offline switch-mode power supply (SMPS) applications. IR has increased ruggedness and reliability by increasing avalanche energy, dv/dt turn-off failure immunity and Cdv/dt immunity. Power […]