LED dimming control module handles 10 A

Phihong has introduced a new 10A, touch-operated dimming control module for constant voltage indoor LED lighting applications, such as under cabinet lighting and architectural accent lighting. Designed to…

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Rack-Mount DC Load System includes regen to recover energy

Intepro Systems announces the ELR 5000 modular, programmable DC load—the latest addition to the Intepro family of power system automatic test equipment (ATE). Housed in a 6U, 19”…

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Transformers eliminate corona failure for up to 4.5 kV in 1 sq. in. footprint

Bicron Electronics Company is pleased to announce the latest advance in its line of VoltBoss corona-free transformers. Corona bloom, a corrosive effect of partial discharge, is a leading…

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GaN power ICs integrate FETs with drive circuits for fast switching

Navitas Semiconductor has announced the world’s first Gallium Nitride (GaN) Power ICs, using its proprietary AllGaN monolithically-integrated 650V platform. Combining GaN power FETs with GaN logic and drive…

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Littelfuse, TE Connectivity circuit protection works tie up

Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) has announced it successfully completed its acquisition of the circuit protection business of TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) for $350 million in cash. The circuit…

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Fully-qualified 650-V GaN FET boasts 41 mOhm R(on) in a TO-247 package

Transphorm Inc. introduces the TPH3207WS GaN field effect transistor (FET) with the lowest on-resistance (41 mOhm) in a TO-247 package that reduces system volume as much as 50%…

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Don’t confuse invention, improvement and innovation

Guest blog by Karim Wassef, general manager — Embedded Systems, GE Critical Power business How often have you read a corporate website or mission statement that says something…

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AC to Point-of-Load development kit delivers up to 400 W

Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the launch of its new AC to Point-of-Load Development Kit (“ACPoL DKit”). The development kit enables power system designers to immediately begin…

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60-V, 7-A Step-Down Regulator targets LEDs, Supercaps, Lasers, Peltiers

Linear Technology introduces the LTM8064, a step-down DC/DC µModule (power module) regulator with a 6V to 58V (60Vmax) input voltage range and adjustable load current control with ±10%…

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33 watt hazardous location LED strip light with 20’ cord

Larson Electronics, a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, has announced today the release of a 33 watt four foot Class 1 Division 2 LED strip…

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New 30 million candlepower HID handheld spotlight

The HL-85-HID-CPR handheld high intensity discharge spotlight from Larson Electronics is a lightweight, ultra rugged, ergonomic spotlight that operates on 12-24 volts DC with an included sixteen foot…

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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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Power MOSFETs reduce Rdson resistance

Fairchild has launched the flagship device of the company’s newest generation of 100V N-channel power MOSFETs, the FDMS86181 100V Shielded Gate PowerTrench MOSFET. The FDMS86181 is the first…

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High-voltage film caps target DC filtering

AVX Corporation has released a new, high-voltage series of dry, medium-power film capacitors especially designed for DC filtering applications, such as the DC filtering of high frequency ripple…

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High Voltage, Hermetically Sealed Polymer Chip Caps hit 33 µF/75 V

AVX Corporation has extended its award-winning TCH Series high voltage, hermetically sealed polymer chip capacitors with the addition of a new 33µF/75V code. Packaged in robust, hermetically sealed…

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Diode-OR controller provides seamless handoff between redundant power supplies

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC4371, a rugged ideal diode-OR controller for dual feed high power telecom and datacom boards. The LTC4371 provides seamless handoff between redundant power…

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Liquid-cooled material designed to dissipate large amounts of heat

Rogers Corporation’s Power Electronics Solutions (PES) group has introduced its latest high-performance cooling material, curamik CoolPerformance Plus. curamik CoolPerformance Plus is an advanced liquid-cooled material designed to dissipate…

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Barracuda-Series DC-DC Converters from GE

GE’s Critical Power business (NYSE: GE) has launched its Barracuda-series™ QBVE094A0S10R7 1,000-watt (W) DC-DC bus converters, providing the highest power density and lowest cost-per-rated-watt in a quarter-brick solution…

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Ultra-low-forward-voltage-drop Schottky barrier rectifier outperforms conventional switching diodes

Littelfuse, Inc. has added a series of silicon Schottky devices designed for ultra-low forward voltage drop (VF) to its rapidly expanding power semiconductor portfolio. The new DST Series…

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Axial-leaded, wet electrolytic caps feature high CV for high-rel apps

AVX Corporation has added new high voltage components to its high-reliability TWA Series COTS Plus axial-leaded, wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors. Featuring a high capacitance cathode system that enables…

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Power Magnetics Catalog Includes Reference Designs

Premier Magnetics, global producer of high-quality magnetic components for switch-mode power supplies, DC-DC converters and data communications applications, announces the availability of its new 87-page catalog providing details…

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Power Magnetics Catalog Includes Reference Designs

Premier Magnetics, global producer of high-quality magnetic components for switch-mode power supplies, DC-DC converters and data communications applications, announces the availability of its new 87-page catalog providing details…

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Advanced ROLINX capacitor-busbar solutions at APEC 2016

Rogers Corporation’s Power Electronics Solutions (PES) group will be showing examples of its latest advances in busbar power management technology at the upcoming APEC 2016 conference and exhibition,…

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Schottky barrier rectifiers block 1.2 kV with low leakage

Littelfuse, Inc. has added two series to its expanding power semiconductor portfolio: the MBR Series Schottky Barrier Rectifiers (Standard Schottky) are the latest devices based on silicon Schottky…

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Teardown video: Inside a transformerless solar inverter

We recently had a chance to look inside a transformerless solar inverter from Fronius. The video gives an overview of what we found. Among the more interesting bits…

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