Synchronous step-down power modules take 22/40-V inputs, put out 3/6 A

Exar Corporation has announced theXR79103, XR79106, XR79203 and XR79206 as additions to its family of synchronous step-down power modules with input voltage up to 40V. All four single…

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The lucky four: Engineers get free trip to Germany’s Hanover Fair

The world’s largest enclosure manufacturer Rittal Corp. has picked the winners of its “Win a Trip to Hannover Fair with Rittal!” contest: Andrew Neeld, Automation Engineer of Sedro…

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Nanocrystalline common-mode chokes mount on PCB

SCHURTER expands its wide range of current compensated chokes with high current types for PCB mounting. The new DKIH series is now available with a nanocrystalline ring core,…

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25 watt rechargeable handheld LED spotlight

Larson Electronics, a leading industrial lighting company, releases a new 25 watt rechargeable high output LED spotlight that includes an AC and DC charging adapter providing operators in-home…

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150 watt portable explosion proof LED light on base stand

Larson Electronics has announced the release of a Class 1 & 2 Division 1 & 2 portable explosion proof LED light mounted on a base stand fabricated from…

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High-Speed Fuses reduce peak let-through current and let-through energy

Littelfuse, Inc. has announced a new line of high-speed fuses for protection of power semiconductor devices used in industrial equipment. The POWR-SPEED line of fuses uses a special…

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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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Dual-phase PWM power controller targets, server, storage, FPGA apps

Integrated Device Technology, Inc. has strengthened its offerings of power management products with the introduction of a high-performance dual-phase digital power controller that can help customers optimize, monitor…

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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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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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