Microsemi Corp. (Santa Ana, CA) has announced that its Linfinity Division has added two new series of high-current, LDO BiCMOS regulators to its lineup of power-management ICs. Designated the LX8610 and LX8630 Series, the LDO devices are used to provide regulated power to microprocessors, memory chips and clock circuits found in many desktop and portable […]
The Advanced Conversion Products division of Transistor Devices Inc. (Cedar Knolls, NJ) has announced that the LCE Series of 1.5kVA modular inverters officially carries the CE mark and is compliant with the EMC directive (Class A) for both radiated and conducted emissions. The LCE Series is a 1.5kVA dc/ac sinewave inverter that is scaleable to […]
Intersil Holding Corp. (Irvine, CA) has introduced the first device from its family of power-management ICs targeted at next-generation, high-performance mobile products. The company claims that the IPM6220 chip set will increase battery life in compact wireless and mobile products by regulating system energy usage. The Intersil chip set design allows the CPU voltage regulator […]
Ultralife Batteries Inc. (Newark, NY) announced that two standard sizes of its ultra-light, Ultralife Polymer brand rechargeable cells are now available for sale to qualified OEMs and distributors worldwide. Cell model UBC443483 is 4.4mm (less than 3/16") thick, weighs 21.5g and has a rated capacity of 725mAh. Model UBC543483, at 5.4mm (less than 1/4") thick […]
American Power Conversion (West Kingston, RI) announced a new fully scaleable and redundant rack-mount power-protection solution, specifically designed to protect both data and rack-based equipment. The Symmetra RM, available in sizes ranging from 2kVA to 6kVA, will protect on average 5 to 20 servers from power anomalies and outages and can be fully managed and […]
Kollmorgen Corp. (Radford, VA) announced the release of its new high-resolution sine encoder option for the Kollmorgen GOLDLINE XT brushless servomotor. The motor offers high torque density, a proprietary interior magnet design that delivers low cogging and a next-generation motor design. Typical applications are high-speed registration, film coating and web control. The sine encoder on […]
National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) has introduced their LM3620 Series. The LM3620 Series of controllers are monolithic ICs designed to control the charging and end-of-charge control for lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. The LM3620 is available in two versions for one- or two-cell charger applications. Each version provides the option of selecting the appropriate termination voltage […]
NEC Mobile Energy Corp. (Tokyo, Japan) has begun selling a manganese laminate, lithium-ion, rechargeable, secondary battery. The company aims to meet market needs for the compact design of mobile terminal products such as cellular phones and PDAs. The batteries use a laminate film for battery packaging instead of conventional aluminum and iron packaging, making the […]
Invensys Power Systems' Secure Power (Raleigh, NC) has announced the latest UPS in its Series 9 product family, the Powerware 9330. The Powerware is designed specifically to meet the high-availability needs of critical 24" x 7" applications and, according to Invensys Power, can enhance reliability and deliver one of the highest efficiency ratings compared to […]
Phihong USA (Fremont, CA) has announced the PSLA-15LN Series of 15W single-output switching power supplies. These supplies have two versions, one with...
AEG SVS Power Supply Systems GmbH (Furth, Germany) presented their new UPS at the Hanover Trade Fair 2000. According to AEG SVS, this new UPS is the first to make exclusive use of UltraCaps from EPCOS AG as the storage medium instead of lead-acid accumulators. The new UPS uses a total of 115 UltraCaps with […]
Kollmorgen Corp. (Radford, VA) has announced the release of its new high-resolution sine encoder option for the Kollmorgen Platinum DDL (Direct Drive Linear) frameless permanent magnet brushless servomotor. Typical applications are inspection, pick-and-place machines, and gantry systems. The new sine encoder provides position information to the drive in the form of analog sine/cosine signals. The […]
Kollmorgen Corp. (Radford, VA) announced the release of its new high-resolution sine encoder option for the Kollmorgen Goldline DDR (Direct Drive Rotary) brushless servomotor. Typical applications are rotary tables, indexing assembly machines and film coating. A direct drive motor is a new alternative for industrial motion-control applications that require high torque, flat profile and maintenance-free […]
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 […]