Elgar (San Diego, CA) recently introduced the CW Series of continuous wave programmable ac power sources. The new models will be available in power ratings of 800VA, 1,250VA or 2,500VA. The single-phase output frequency ranges from 45Hz to 500Hz, while the switchable output voltage ranges are 0Vrms to 135Vrms with a maximum current of 9.26ARMS […]
Micrel Semiconductor (San Jose, CA) has debuted the MIC2142, a micropower boost regulator IC capable of driving white LEDs and providing LCD bias. Intended for use in cellular phones and PDA applications, the new MIC2142 is housed in Micrel's IttyBitty SOT23-5 packaging. It requires three external components, and has a 2.2V to 16V input voltage […]
Dallas Semiconductor (Dallas, TX) is introducing the new DS1680 portable system controller for touch-screen applications. The company claims that this device is the first IC to combine touch-screen control with complete power and processor monitoring and control, as well as a system real-time clock. The product, available for 3.3V and 5V supplies, is designed for […]
Delta Computer Systems Inc. (Vancouver, WA) announced their new RMC family of motion control modules designed for OEM machine builders for automating, converting or upgrading production line automation systems. The new modules provide motion and pressure control for machinery. They feature a Q1 module, providing a quadrature encoder interface for control of motors and linear […]
Artesyn Technologies Inc. (Boca Raton, FL) recently added the BXB150-24V to the BXB family of standard, half-brick dc/dc converters. According to Artesyn, the BXB150-24V extends the output current capability of the 24V input series to 30A. Artesyn claims the BXB150-24V combines proven technology and high-reliability in a design suited to wireless, telecom and industrial systems […]
Texas Instruments (Dallas, TX) recently announced a new Unitrode PWM controller, the UCC3895. According to the company, the device is designed to...
Advanced Power Technology (Bend, OR) recently announced a new RF MOSFET optimized for high-power Class C, D and E operation from 1mHz to 120mHz. According to the company, the ARF450 is a matched pair of RF power MOSFETs in a common source configuration. It is designed for push-pull or parallel operation in scientific, commercial, medical […]
Texas Instruments (Dallas, TX) recently introduced the TPS23xx, a new family of power controllers supporting the live insertion, or hot-swapping, of circuit...
Fairchild Semiconductor Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) recently announced its new line of high-voltage PowerTrench MOSFETs. The new MOSFETs extend the PowerTrench line to...
ADC Telecommunications (Minnetonka, MN) recently introduced the Uninterrupted Power GMT Series, the latest addition to the ADC PowerWorx power distribution and protection line. According to the company, the device is designed to power and protect network equipment located in central offices and remote locations. The Uninterrupted Power GMT Series features two input power feeds. If […]
AVX Corp. (Myrtle Beach, SC) introduced a new higher-voltage U-dielectric capacitor. The company claims that the new ranges, from 100V to 200V, make the devices appropriate to applications requiring low ESR capacitors with higher voltage capabilities, such as amplifiers and modulators for communications and wireless network applications. The new higher-voltage U-dielectric capacitors are available in […]
Taiyo Yuden (USA) Inc. (San Marcos, CA), formerly Xentek Power Systems, introduced the PFC-600, a line of compact, modular switch-mode power supplies. The power supplies are rated at 600W total continuous power at operating temperatures of 0 degrees to 50 degrees C. According to Taiyo Yuden, the unit corrects the input current waveform to better […]
Lambda Electronics Inc. (Melville, NY) recently announced that is has broadened its DT Series of rugged, low-profile, external desktop power supplies with the new 60W quad-output DT70PW401 model featuring outputs of +5V, +/-12V and 5Vsb. According to Lambda, the DT Series is designed for the manufacturers of computer peripherals, portable test equipment and other devices […]
Artesyn Technologies Inc. (Boca Raton, FL) recently introduced the AFE2000 Series of front-end, 2,000W, ac/dc power supplies and the accompanying AFS4000 power shelf. The AFE2000 Series is designed for networking, telecom and computer applications that use distributed architectures. The AFE2000 offers output voltages of 48Vdc, 54Vdc and 56Vdc. The device comes in a 4.9" x […]
Ericsson Microelectronics (Kista-Stockholm, Sweden) recently announced that it has expanded its range of high-power dc/dc power modules with what it claims is the world's highest efficiency 100W quarter brick, the PKM 4000. The PKM 4610 PI supplies 3.3V and 20A at 89 percent efficiency. The PKM 4000 family is designed to offer 15A and 20A […]