Golden Genesis Co. (Golden, CO) announced a sizable increase in sales, up 18 percent, for the first quarter ended March 31, 1999, over the first quarter of last year. Net sales were $11.6 million, compared to net sales of $9.8 million for the comparable quarter a year ago. A loss per diluted common share of […]
MGE UPS Systems (Costa Mesa, CA) introduced the MGE Eclipse Plus 250 as their latest addition to their line of power protection and power management systems. The new 250 has all the features of MGE's established UPS systems with an enhancement of a 450 joule surge suppressor. MGE claims the Eclipse Plus 250 offers one […]
USAR Systems (New York) is offering a new ACPI-compliant embedded controller that, in addition to providing an 8042 keyboard controller, also features an SMBus host and a built -in Smart Battery System Manager (SBSM). Intended for notebook and other portable systems, the single IC is equipped with USAR's patented Zero-Power technology, which is claimed to […]
Ballard Power Systems (Vancouver, BC) reported first quarter revenues of CDN$6.5 million compared to CDN$4.8 million a year ago. Net loss for the quarter was CDN$8,818,000, or CDN$0.11 per share, compared to a net loss of CDN$8,202,000, or CDN$0.12 a year ago. At March 31, 1999 Ballard's financial condition was strong with shareholder's equity of […]
EOS Corp. (Camarillo, CA) announced it has been selected by Cobalt Networks (Mountain View, CA) to supply internal and external power supplies for its industry leading network server appliances. Cobalt selected EOS' new Z-Series external power adapters for use with its popular CacheQube as well as the recently announced V-Series internal open-frame power supplies for […]
Energy Conversion Devices (ECD, Troy, MI) President and CEO Stanford Ovshinsky has been chosen as the 1999 recipient of the Karl W.Bohr Solar Energy Medal of Merit. The medal was awarded jointly by the University of Delaware and the International Solar Energy Society "to honor significant pioneering to advance and promote the global use of […]
American Power Conversion Corp. (APC, West Kingston, RI) has introduced the APC Silcon DP300E Series of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) in 10-80...
DATEL Inc. (Mansfield, MA) announced the new A-Series of dc/dc power converters. They combine a high-frequency (310kHz), high-efficiency (to 88 percent), synchronous-rectifier topology with the newest components and fully automated SMT-on-pcb construction. The models deliver 9W to 15W (up to 6A) from the standard 2" x 1" package. All models deliver their full rated output […]
Endicott Research Group Inc. (ERG, Endicott, NY) introduced the MC product platform intended to provide a high-powered, economical solution for design engineers...
Tyco Electronics Corp. (Menlo Park, CA) announced the newest addition to its line of PolySwitch PPTC resettable strap devices from its Raychem Circuit Protection division. The new VTP110 device has a maximum width of 2.9mm and can be installed on 3mm-thick lithium-ion prismatic cells. Designed for rechargeable lithium-ion and NiMH prismatic cell packs, the VTP110 […]
Vishay Siliconix (Santa Clara, CA) announced three new power MOSFETs with improved specs for notebook computer and CPU point-of-use dc-to-dc conversion applications....
Semtech Corp. (Newbury Park,CA) announced two new families of highly integrated TVS devices that are designed to exceed the overvoltage protection and lower space requirements of sensitive CMOS technology used in portable applications. According to Semtech, the new SMF05 and SMF12 are the first TVS devices to integrate EDS protection for four low-power data or […]
TechSys Inc. (Livingston, NJ) reports that it has signed a definitive business agreement to merger with Fuel Cell Companies Inc. (FCCI). FCCI holds a majority interest in Micro Fuel Cell Systems Inc., JPL, and SOFC Energy Inc. (UK). Steven Trenk, president of TechSys, commented, "We're very excited about the merger with FCCI. Their majority-owned technology […]
Chapeau Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT) announced that it has finalized its merger agreement with Specialized Energy Products Inc. (SEP, Reno, NV). Chapeau acquired SEP for 3.5 million shares of its common stock and the potential issuance of an additional three million shares of common stock on the achievement of various milestones in the development […]
American Superconductor Corp. (Washington, D.C.) announced that it has received its first order to install a Distributed Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (D-SMES) system to improve reliability and capacity in an electric utility network. The D-SMES system will consist of six individual SMES units that will be deployed within the next year at five electrical substations […]