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Power Supplies & Energy Storage

Bel Power’s hot-pluggable PES1600 supplies offer parallel operation, active current sharing, and full digital control

Bel Power Solutions announced the PES1600 Series, 1600 W Platinum efficient front-end AC & DC power supplies for powering intermediate bus architectures (IBA) in high performance and high reliability servers, routers and network switches. The PES1600 power supplies are hot-p...

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Capacitive isolation concept board from Helix Semiconductors passes UL testing

Fabless power semiconductor company Helix Semiconductors announced that its patent-pending approach to capacitive isolation, implemented in the company’s capacitive isolation concept board, has passed UL testing required under the IEC 60950-1:2005 standard. The successful compl...

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RECOM’s 15W and 20W AC-DC supplies target IoT and smart home apps

RECOM’s latest 15W and 20W AC/DC power supplies are designed for low power IoT and household applications. Based on the footprint of the compact RAC10-K modules, these new modules feature high-efficiency over a wide load range and minimal standby power consumption. The RAC15...

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Bicker Elektronik’s fanless DC-DC ATX power supply has ultra-wide input range for embedded box PCs

Bicker Elektronik's DC161W compact ATX power supply solution for fanless Embedded Box PCs has an expanded set of operating modes for in-vehicle applications, so-called vehicle ignition functions for intelligent shutdown control with deep discharge protection for vehicle battery. ...

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Power Integrations’ SCALE-iDriver ICs carry AEC-Q100 certification for automotive

Power Integrations announced that two members of its SCALE-iDriver gate-driver IC family are now certified to AEC-Q100 Grade Level 1 for automotive use. The two parts, SID1132KQ and SID1182KQ, are suitable for driving 650 V, 750 V and 1200 V automotive IGBT and SiC-MOSFET modules...

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3D-PEIM Symposium being held at the University of Maryland on June 25-27

Following on the success of the inaugural symposium in 2016, the Second International Symposium on 3D Power Electronics Integration and Manufacturing (3D-PEIM-18) will be held on June 25-27, 2018. This symposium, to be held at the University of Maryland, College Park will bring t...

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Powerbox’s S-CAP BOOST tech delivers peak power and safety for industrial and medical apps

Powerbox introduced its supercapacitor boost technology, S-CAP BOOST, offering backup and peak power solutions to industrial and medical applications. Based on the latest supercapacitor technology combined with intelligent control and monitoring, S-CAP BOOST offers a solution to ...

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Microchip’s power line communication modem streamlines deployment of smart energy equipment

With the uptick in smart grid infrastructure adoption globally, utilities are seeking ways to improve reliability and performance of smart meters to address multiple markets. To meet utilities’ growing needs, equipment manufacturers dedicate extensive resources developing diffe...

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GE’s Femto DLynx II buck converters offer small footprint

With a history of introducing new standard point-of-load (PoL) footprints to the power supply industry, GE (NYSE:GE) today announced its new 60.8-square-millimeter (mm) Femto DLynx II™ voltage regulators. The FKX003 and FKX006 DLynx II buck converters offer GE’s smallest PoL ...

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Plessey and KiWi Power open battery storage system at Plymouth facility

Plessey announced the opening of a new 2MW behind the meter (BTM) battery storage solution installed at its flagship manufacturing and R&D site in Plymouth, Devon. The project was completed by KiWi Power, one of the UK’s leading providers of smart energy management services...

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Ian Templeton wins Acopian Power Supply Engineering Scholarship.

Acopian Power Supplies announced that Ian Templeton of Ewing, New Jersey has been named the recipient of the annual Acopian Power Supply Engineering Scholarship. The scholarship program was established to help talented engineering students, enrolled full-time in an undergraduate...

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Video – Bruce Renouard explains Pre-Flex AI-based soft-switching power tech

In this video, Bruce Renouard, CEO of Pre-Switch, explains Pre-Flex, a new technology the company unveiled to the industry at PCIM, to Alix Paultre of Aspencore. The solution is based on an embedded AI (Artificial Intelligence) controller chip that can effectively eliminate trans...

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TT Electronics acquires Precision

TT Electronics announced the acquisition of Precision, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of precision electromagnetic product solutions for critical applications. Based in Minneapolis, US, Precision has around 160 employees that support customers in medical, industria...

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Video – Power Integrations’ announces their move into the automotive space

In this video friend of the show Andrew Smith of Power Integrations talks to Alix Paultre about their new strategic move into the automotive space in an exclusive interview the day before PCIM. The company announced that two members of its SCALE-iDriver gate-driver IC family are ...

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Excelsys Technologies’ CoolX1800 intelligent modular power platform delivers 1800W

Excelsys Technologies launched the CoolX1800 intelligent modular power supply platform, delivering 1800W of output power in a compact size. The CoolX1800 offers system designers in the medical and industrial electronics industries increased efficiency and reliability, in addition...

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Sensata’s NOVA22 solid-state relay now available in a 45mm DIN-rail model

Sensata Technologies added the Crydom DR45 Series solid state relay (SSR) to its innovative NOVA22 family for use in industrial machinery, HVAC&R and railway vehicles. This new DIN rail mount SSR offers high power density up to 60 Amps at 40°C in a compact, 45mm package and ...

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“Smart Power” is gaining momentum

Fraunhofer IISB reports substantial progress in “Cognitive Power Electronics 4.0”, which merges proven power electronic system technologies and smart digital functionalities. The latest developments by Fraunhofer IISB will be presented at PCIM Europe, the international leadin...

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Acopian’s 1400W programmable AC-DC supply offers rack & benchtop configurations

Acopian Power Supplies announced the availability of a new family of single-output programmable AC-DC power supplies and wide-adjust output programmable AC-DC power supplies. Single output voltages range from 10V to 270V and current capabilities up to 120A and wide-adjust voltag...

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XP Power buys Glassman High Voltage

XP Power, a world-leading developer and manufacturer of critical power solutions for the electronics industry, today announced that it has acquired the business and assets of Glassman High Voltage Inc., a US-based designer and manufacturer of high voltage, high power, power suppl...

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PULS 240W and 480W DIN-rail supplies offer internal decoupling and hot-swap connections

PULS Power announced the availability of two new high quality Din Rail Power Supplies featuring an integrated high efficiency MOSFET based decoupling function facilitating N+1 redundant operation without an external decoupling unit or use of inefficient “OR-ing” diodes. The ...

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