Powerex (Youngwood, PA) introduced two new additions to its low-inductance packaged U-Series IGBT product family. The CM800DU-12H is an 800A/600V dual package,...
Cherokee International (Tustin, CA) introduced its Tustin Series of non-isolated dc/dc surface-mount converters. The new LS20 models represent the most recent complement to the company's expanding line of board-mounted dc/dc offerings. The Tustin Series power modules are designed for high-performance DSP and microprocessor circuits and system board-level applications. Cherokee claims that each module employs synchronous […]
American Power Conversion Corp. (APC, West Kingston, RI) introduced what it claims to be the industry's first all-in-one power protection, management and enclosure solution that is shipped pre-assembled. The comprehensive bundle includes APC's rackmount Smart-UPS uninterruptible power supplies; the company's NetShelter 42U environmental enclosure, which accommodates all industry standard 19 rackmount equipment; and APC's UPS […]
GE Fanuc Automation (Charlottesville, VA) has expanded the i Series of computer numerical controls with the addition of the Series16i-B CNC. An enhanced version of the Series 16i Model A, the new Model B is fully program-compatible with Model A controls and is designed to accomplish milling and turning with high-speed, multi-axis capabilities. GE Fanuc […]
HC Power Inc. (Irvine, CA) introduced the L2500 Electronic Load Series, a new family of high-power dc electronic loads designed for use...
The Electronic Device Group of Mitsubishi Electronics America (Sunnyvale, CA) announced its formal entr‚e into the North American linear IC market, targeting power control, battery and power management, and data conversion functions in consumer, white goods, PC, instrumentation and industrial applications. "Mitsubishi Electric is a major supplier of standard linear ICs in the Japanese consumer […]
National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) introduced the LP2966, a dual high-current micropower device intended for circuits requiring up to 150mA for...
Golden Genesis Co. (Golden, CO) announced the appointment of J. Michael Davis as President and CEO. Davis previously served as Vice President and COO.
Oryx Technology Corp. (Fremont, CA) announced that IRISO Electronics Corp. Ltd. (Japan), a licensee of Oryx's SurgX technology, has received its first substantial order from a major Japanese audio systems manufacturer for discrete components utilizing Oryx's SurgX electrostatic discharge protection technology. The initial order is for 300,000 units per month. Oryx stated that it has […]
PowerSmart Inc. (Shelton, CT) introduced the new P3 family of smart battery ICs, which is claimed to bring a new level of customization not previously available with other smart battery ICs. PowerSmart provides software designed to enable easy customization of battery control algorithm parameters and cell performance models to meet applications requirements and achieve high […]
Tucson Electric Power Co. (TEP, Tucson, AZ), sister company Global Solar Energy LLC (Wheat Ridge, Colorado) and Tucson commercial and home building firm John Wesley Miller Companies announced plans to develop a solar community in Tucson. The 14-acre community will be located in the historic Armory Park of Tucson and will consist of no more […]
Lithium Technology Corp. (LTC, Plymouth Meeting, PA) announced that Arif Maskatia, a US-based executive with Acer Inc. (Taiwan), has joined its board of directors. Maskatia is currently Vice President of the Advanced Technology & Portable Development Group for Acer Advanced Labs (San Jose, CA), responsible for development of new notebook computer platforms. "We are very […]
Arrow Electronics Inc. (Melville, NY) announced that it will be the exclusive distributor for Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc.'s (TAEC, Irvine, CA) high-power semiconductor products in North America beginning April 1, 1999. Toshiba's line of power devices include co-pack, IGBT modules, integrated devices (IPM/PIM), high-voltage modules, IGBT press packs and gate turn-off (GTO) thyristors. "We […]
Unique Mobility Inc. (UQM, Golden, CO) announced that it has delivered electric propulsion system components to Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel) as part of their development and installation of a hybrid-electric powertrain system in a heavy tracked vehicle.The hybrid-electric propulsion system components included two SR286 waterproof traction motors, rated at 75kW each, a similarly sized […]
Bolder Technologies Corp. (Golden, CO) reported a net loss for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 1998, of $2.8 million, or $0.33 per share, compared to a net loss of approximately $2.6 million, or $0.31 per share, the same period a year ago. Revenues for the quarter were $662,752, compared to $658,160 a year ago.For […]