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AMETEK’s Shipboard Power Test Software Option is compliant with MIL-STD-1399-300B

AMETEK Programmable Power introduced a Shipboard Power Test Software Option compliant with MIL-STD-1399 Section 300B of the Department of Defense Interface Standard for Electric Power, Alternating Current. The test option is available for use with five of the company’s AC powe...

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Intelligent supercap UPS μExtension module optimizes mainboard power

The PSZ-1063 μExtension module from Bicker Elektronik extends the features of the maintenance-free DC UPS systems UPSIC-1205 / UPSIC-2403 and the DC-DC converter with backup feature DC2412-UPS / DC2412-UPS-LD (Load Dump Version) with numerous functions that ensure optimal connec...

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Alstom and Forsee Power to supply batteries for Aptis electric buses

Alstom has selected the French battery manufacturer Forsee Power to equip the Aptis electric buses, scheduled for series delivery from 2019 onwards. The vehicles will be equipped with NMC (Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide) Li-ion battery technology as a standard feature. Forsee Pow...

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Renesas’ scalable digital controllers address cloud, communications, and industrial apps

Renesas Electronics announced two new PMBus compliant, fully digital DC/DC controllers that provide single output point-of-load (POL) conversions for FPGAs, DSPs, ASICs, network processors and general purpose system rails. The ISL68300 with integrated MOSFET drivers and ISL68301 ...

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Maxim PMICs empower automotive ADAS systems

With a series of power-management ICs (PMICs) from Maxim Integrated Products, designers can optimize power for automotive advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) functions to achieve high performance, small size, efficiency, and electrical protection. ADAS functions, many of wh...

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Diodes’ small-outline synchronous-rectification MOSFET driver serves offline power adapters

Diodes Incorporated announced their APR346 Secondary-Side Synchronous Rectification MOSFET Driver, providing increased efficiency for off-line power adapters delivering 5V to 20V DC from an AC supply. Designed to operate in Continuous Conduction Mode (CCM), Discontinuous Conduct...

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TDK’s 3-phase filter capacitors are robust

TDK Corporation (TSE:6762) presents the new, extensive B3237* series of EPCOS MKD 3-phase capacitors for filter applications. The capacitors cover a voltage range from 250 VRMS to 850 VRMS in 10 stages and are available with capacitances of between 3 x 10 µF and 3 x 400 µF. Dep...

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Silicon Labs expands senior management team

Silicon Labs announced two new executive appointments. Daniel Cooley has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. In this new role, Mr. Cooley will focus on Silicon Labs’ overall growth strategy, business development, new technologies and emerging markets. M...

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AVX adds two case sizes to their space-level ESCC X7R BME MLCCs

AVX extended its range of space-level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R base metal electrode (BME) multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) — the first range of ESCC BME MLCCs fully qualified for use in European, Asian, and American space market applications — with new 0402 and 2220 case si...

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Stackpole’s surface mount chip jumper offers higher current ratings

Stackpole's HCJ Series surface mount chip jumper offers higher current ratings. The new values range from 14.2 amps for the 0402, up to 63.2 amps for the HCJ2512. In comparison, the typical rated current for a standard 2512 thick film jumper is 3 amps. The HCJ0402 has a maximu...

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PCIM Europe 2019 call for papers open until 15 October 2018

Experts from industry and academia have the opportunity to apply for a lecture or poster presentation at the PCIM Europe Conference 2019 enabling them to benefit from the platform and pass on their know-how to a qualified expert audience. The conference topics include recen...

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Diodes’ latest offline buck converter targets IoT applications

Diodes Incorporated announced the availability of the AL17050 universal offline buck converter designed for low-power Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications. With its wide AC input voltage range and fully integrated MOSFET, it provides a compact and efficient solution to generatin...

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Absopulse’s pure sine wave inverters for crane applications offer wide input ranges

ABSOPULSE recently released the CSH 2K-3U7 series of rugged sine wave inverters for cranes and other severe environment applications. The inverters are designed to run peripheral equipment in crane operator cabins such as air conditioners, heaters and lights. They offer a 250Vdc ...

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Flex Power expands BMR480 DC-DC advanced bus converter family with 1300W version

Flex Power Modules' BMR48001x6/005 achieves an impressive power density of more than 680W/in3, achieved in part by optimizing its operation across the input voltage range of 45V to 60V to produce a regulated 12V output using the company’s Hybrid Regulated Ratio technology betwe...

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TDK’s low acoustic noise, full MoPPs isolation modular power supplies offer up to 18 outputs

TDK introduced the QM8 series of AC-DC power supplies, extending the QM series of 700 to 1500W modular power supplies to include up to 18 outputs. Having both medical and industrial safety certifications, the QM8 addresses a wide range of applications, including BF rated medical ...

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Agility Power builds kilowatt-level high-efficiency converters using Helix Semi’s power ICs

Fabless power semiconductor company Helix Semiconductors announced that Agility Power Systems is using the MxCTM 200 IC for its innovative, 1 kilowatt, high-efficiency 48VDC to 12VDC power converter. Agility designs highly efficient switched capacitor power conversion devices tar...

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Applied Motion Products’ highly-efficient 70Vdc switchers serve stepper drives and integrated motors

Applied Motion Products introduced a 70-volt DC switching power supply for use with DC-powered stepper motors and drives. The PS480D72 Switching Power Supply is compatible with step motor drives, integrated stepper motors as well as StepSERVO Drives and StepSERVO Integrated Motor...

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Vicor unveils DCM ChiP versions with enhanced output voltage regulation

Vicor introduced 25 new products to its growing family of DC-DC converter modules (DCMs) with tighter output voltage regulation of ±1%. With power densities of 1,032W/in3, the new series allows engineers to drive loads requiring tighter regulation with minimal additional circuit...

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STMicro’s high-power electronic fuse touts safety and reliability

Sustaining up to 4A continuous current over a wide operating input-voltage range of 8V to 48V, with low insertion loss thanks to its integrated low-RDS(ON) VIPower MOSFET, the STEF01 programmable electronic fuse from STMicroelectronics extends the benefits of fast-acting overload...

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Knowles Precision Devices offers 3-terminal MLCs in 0805, 1206 and 1812 case sizes

The increase in the number of EOL notices over the last 17 years can also be attributed to government regulations, economic slowdowns and catastrophic events such as earthquakes and severe floods that knocked out some electronics production. This increase impacts some industries ...

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