Hirose’s compact I/O connctor provides PCB space savings of up to 75%

Hirose has developed a rugged I/O connector that combines a small robust design with high-speed data transmission capabilities that enables industrial equipment advancements in smart manufacturing. The IX Series connector reduces installation space by up to 75% compared to RJ45 solutions, and up to 28% compared to competing snap-in I/O connectors. Supporting CAT5e and CAT6a

Bel Power Solutions Announces Next Generation 0RCY Series Regulated Bus Converter in an Eighth Brick Footprint

Bel Power Solutions and Protection announces the 0RCY-F0S10B, a next generation regulated bus converter with 45-56 VDC input / 10.2 VDC @ 49 A output and offering up to 500 W of highly efficient power in an eighth brick footprint. This converter is intended to provide isolation and step down to generate a regulated intermediate

Enhanced DirectLOGIC DL405 PLC CPUs added by AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added two new feature-enhanced CPUs to its DirectLOGIC DL405 programmable logic controller product line. The D4-454 and D4-454DC-1 provide all the capabilities of the D4-430, D4-440 and D4-450 CPUs, using updated microprocessor technology allowing the D4-454 to be the CPU of choice for the DL405 family. Both D4-454 CPUs include a built-in power

Bel Power Solutions Launches Compact, Ruggedized MelcherTM HP Series

Bel Power Solutions, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and premier global manufacturer of power management devices, announces the release of its MELCHERTM HP Series DC-DC converter (4TE) with an input voltage range greater than 10:1. The converters deliver up to 192 watts with typical efficiency up to 93% over input and load

PMBus DC-DC converter in eighth-brick package puts out 300 W

Murata has announced the Murata Power Solutions DBE series of 300 Watt fully regulated digitally controlled DC-DC converters packaged in an industry standard eighth-brick format. The footprint conforms…

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15-W isolated/regulated DC-DC Converters sport 2:1 or ultra-wide 4:1 input ranges

MINMAX is proud to announce the new MJW15 & MJWI15 series of 15W Isolated / Regulated DC-DC Converters with wide 2:1 or ultra-wide 4:1 Input ranges for OEM…

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Communication options for inverters/converters

These inverters and frequency converters use new communication interfaces for heavy industrial and military applications. The CI, IT, IV, and K series of single or three-phase Heavy Industrial and Mil Inverters and Frequency Converters with CAN, Ethernet, Modbus and Analog communication interfaces are for mission critical applications. These reliable, customizable “built-to-project” pure-sine-wave inverters offer 10

3, 6 & 15-W medical DC/DC converters offer low leakage current

XP Power today announced the JHL & JHM series of encapsulated, isolated and regulated DC-DC converters for medical applications. Available with single and dual outputs, the 3 Watt…

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New encapsulated DC to DC converters

AutomationDirect’s Rhino line of power products now includes encapsulated DC to DC converters as well as additional plastic slim line models. With tightly regulated output voltages, Rhino DC…

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DC-DC step-down converter features low Vin and integrated inductor

Altera, now a part of Intel Corporation, has expanded its Enpirion power products portfolio with a 6A PowerSoC DC-DC step-down converter that is a full-featured, highly integrated, and fully…

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Dev boards speed development of GaN transistor designs for class-E/D amps, push-pull converters up to 30 MHz

Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) has announced high efficiency, GaN-based differential mode development boards that can operate up to 30 MHz. These boards provide an easy-to-use way for…

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Evaluation kit for step-down converters

Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG and Infineon Technologies AG are launching the jointly developed “XMC Digital Power Explorer” evaluation kit. This synchronous step-down converter, which can…

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Capacitors for high temperature applications

Military and commercial markets continue to demand capacitors capable of high-reliability, long lifetime performance at operating temperatures in excess of the current 125° C. The AT Series MLCCs offer two new case sizes (0603 and 0805), two new voltage ratings (16 V VHT 250° C and 25 V VHT 200° C), and new C0G and

30W 1 inch by 1 inch DC-DC Converters Have 4:1 Input Range from TDK-Lambda

June 2015 – Power Supply Product TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the TDK-Lambda 30W CCG30G series of DC-DC converters. Operating over a 4:1 input range, these highly…

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Methode SmartPower Stack

Methode Electronics’ Power Solutions Group, a division of Methode Electronics, Inc.(NYSE: MEI), a global manufacturer of custom designed electro-mechanical devices, announced its SmartPower Stack™ family of power conversion products is now TUV-Rheinland recognized for use per UL508c requirements. These products are capable of power conversion outputs from 30kW up to 100kW in both DC/DC (single

10 Finalists to Develop Projects Using First Inductance-to-Digital Converter

element14 has selected 10 finalists in the Inductive Sensing Challenge, a global design competition using the world’s first inductance-to-digital converter, Texas Instruments’ LDC1000. The finalists, representing 10 different countries in North America, Europe and Asia, were chosen from hundreds of submissions around the world to create innovative devices using the product. The competition aims to

WAGO DC-DC Boost Converter

WAGO Corporation’s 2.5A DC-DC Boost Converter supports “disconnected” mobile and remote I/O applications by enabling a 12 V battery to drive 24 V controls. Initially developed by WAGO’s Engineering Services division for restaurant service trucks, the DIN-rail mount DC-DC Boost Converter withstands high-vibrations and constant on/off cycles. A -40°C to +70°C operating range makes it

Cisco Awards Molex 2012 Supplier of the Year Award

Molex Incorporated announced that it has received the 2012 Supplier of the Year Award from Cisco. This prestigious award recognizes Molex as Supplier of the Year for demonstrating consistent and relentless excellence in quality, technology, flexibility, and supporting Cisco’s many initiatives in the spirit of true partnership.  The distinction was awarded during Cisco’s 21st annual Supplier Appreciation

Gigabit Fiber Media Converter

The 10/100/1000Base-T to1000Base-X PoE+ gigabit fiber media converter, the FCU-2805P-SFP, is more than a fiber media converter. This unit can also be a power over Ethernet injector. It complies with multiple IEEE standards including 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab, 802.3z, 802.3at, and 802.3af and supports PoE power up to 30 W per port. The gigabit fiber media

New family of Non-isolated SMT DC-DC Converters from TDK-Lambda

TDK-Lambda Americas has announced their new family of non-isolated SMT DC-DC converters that comply with the latest 2nd Generation DOSA standards for Point-of-Load (PoL) Converters. Key advantages of the new DOSA-2 models include high power densities; no external tuning components (plug & play), low profiles, high efficiencies, and Edge Plated Castella-tion (EPC) pads for easy

A/D Converters Help Researchers Measure Magnetic Fields

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland and the University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy, have collaborated on the design of an instrument for measuring magnetic fields in CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) superconducting magnets. Called the Fast Digital Integrator (FDI) board, this measurement device uses Analog Devices’ A/D converters, analog multiplexers and DSP

WAGO DIN-rail Voltage-to-Frequency Converters

WAGO Corporation’s two new 0–10VDC 859 Series Voltage-to-Frequency Converters provide output frequencies of 0–1.5KHz or 0–25KHz for pulse generation. Developed by WAGO’s Custom Products Division, the DIN-rail mount Voltage-to-Frequency Converters (VFCs) simplify simulators by replacing standalone frequency generators, rotating equipment and associated cabling. This enables machine-builders to design more cost-effective simulators for industry and transportation,

100 Watt Railway Quarter Brick Modules from TDK-Lambda

TDK-Lambda Americas has expanded its line of railway DC-DC converters with the introduction of the new 24V input, 100-watt, CN100A24 Series. These quarter brick modules operate off a wide range of DC inputs from 14.4 to 36.0VDC, which is widely used in the railway industry and for 24-volt vehicles. Available with output voltages of 5V,

Industrial Networks: the Choices for Real Time Motion Control

Among the versions of Ethernet for real-time motion update, two are leading the industry today: EtherCAT, Ethernet/IP, and Powerlink.  Each handles real-time messaging differently, and the differences affect your design choices. The leading vendors behind these networks will discuss the ways each handles real-time updates. By watching this special, free 1-hour on-demand webinar you will gain

Wide Input 3 Watt DC/DC Converters in Surface Mount Package

To meet the increased demands of automated production processes and board space constraints, Mornsun introduces the WRA/WRB-LT-3W Series’ of surface mount dc/dc converters. The WRA-LT-3W and WRB-LT-3W products offer 3W of power in a high density 0.93” x 0.73” x 0.33” surface mount package and are ideal for a variety of applications including instrumentation, industrial