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RS Components adds high-performance 35W-150W chassis-mount SMPS family

RS Components has further extended its RS Pro portfolio, delivering high performance and great value for money, by introducing a family of more than 80 chassis-mount switched-mode power supplies. Building on the RS Pro brand values, and offering flexible choices for designers, t...

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Analog Devices to show their latest power monitoring and controlling solutions at PCIM 2018

Visitors to the Analog Devices (ADI) stand at PCIM 2018 (Hall 6, stand 446) will see demonstrations highlighting the company’s technologies that span the power-electronics domain, taking in advanced motor drive inverter techniques, driving of the latest SiC and GaN power semico...

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United States to quadruple installed base of residential battery energy storage by 2022

Less than 200 megawatts (MW) of residential battery energy storage was installed in the United States prior to 2018. The installed base of residential energy storage is forecast to quadruple by 2022, as more than 850 megawatts (MW) is deployed in the market. Residential energy s...

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Master Electronics and CUI sign global distribution agreement

CUI announced that it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Master Electronics. As a part of the agreement, Master Electronics will distribute and market CUI’s extensive product portfolio of power, interconnect, motion, audio, and thermal management technologies. D...

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Adesto announces acquisition of S3 Semi

Adesto Technologies announced it has acquired Dublin-based S3 Semiconductors, a global supplier of mixed-signal and RF application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and an extensive library of design IP. The transaction is valued at approximately $35 million, with an additiona...

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TDK acquires Faraday Semi

TDK announced that they acquired Faraday Semi, a U.S.-based venture-backed company engaged in the design of advanced power semiconductor ICs. Faraday Semi is now a wholly owned subsidiary of TDK. Based in California, the fast-growing semiconductor company has innovations in syste...

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Vitrek Power Analyzer performs compliance testing to international standards

Vitrek introduced their latest generation of its popular line of power analyzers, now equipped with the built-in capability to conduct compliance testing to a number of key environmental performance standards. The PA900 Precision Multi-channel Harmonic Power Analyzer can be set u...

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Russelectric cogeneration systems offer generator paralleling control, active synchronization, and soft loading

Russelectric, a leading manufacturer of automatic transfer switches and power control systems, manufactures UL-listed cogeneration systems for combined heat and power (CHP) applications in which the generator sets are run to serve the connected load and heat is also recovered for...

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Recom converters for fast-switching GaN drivers available from Rutronik

Rutronik announced that Recom, a leading, innovative manufacturer of DC-DC and AC-DC converters, switching regulators, and LED drivers, has released the isolated 1W DC/DC converter RP-xx06S Series to power the latest GaN (gallium nitride) drivers. The converters meet the demandin...

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TDK’s high-voltage contactors extended for high-current capabilities up to 500A

TDK has extended its HVC series of high-voltage contactors with the new HVC300 and HVC500 types with current capabilities of 300 A and 500 A, respectively. The new contactors can switch high voltages of up to 900 V DC, while types for 1200 V DC are available on request. Their ...

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Rohde & Schwarz to present innovative test for next-gen designs at PCIM 2018

At PCIM 2018 (booth 6-239) in Nuremberg from June 5 to 7, 2018, Rohde & Schwarz will be exhibiting its power-of-ten oscilloscope families R&S RTB2000, R&S RTM3000 and R&S RTA4000 with 10-bit A/D converters, 10 times as much memory as comparable instruments, an...

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Bourns’ mini resettable thermal cutoffs boast high current capacity

Bourns expanded its industry-leading line of miniature resettable thermal cutoff (TCO) devices with a new series that delivers breakthrough current capacity in a miniature TCO device. The new Bourns® Model AC Series builds on the success of the Model AA series launched in Januar...

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Customcells launches cobalt-free cathode active material

Customcells' LFMP (lithium-iron-manganese-phosphate) material provides a combination of high specific capacity, high power capability and safety. In comparison to LFP (lithium-iron-phosphate) the material can be charged up to 4.25 V when combined with graphite anodes. This leads ...

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Magment’s MAGMATH online design software creates custom magnetics

MAGMENT launched their latest web application MAGMATH, which allows users to design cost-optimized MAGMENT inductors. MAGMENT is an innovative, cost-efficient material: recycled magnetic particles are embedded in a cement matrix, yielding a flowable material with a high DC-bias ...

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Nidec ASI presents an ultra-fast charger for speedy recharging of next-gen EVs

Nidec ASI, the Industrial Solutions sector of the Nidec Group, presents the innovative Ultra Fast Charger (UFC), an advanced system that hooks up to the national grid through charging towers, simplifying and accelerating the electrification process of infrastructures for supplyin...

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Vishay launches AEC-Q101-qualified high-voltage thyristors and diodes

Vishay Intertechnology introduced 37 new high voltage thyristors and diodes for automotive applications. Qualified to AEC-Q101, the Vishay Semiconductors devices offer repetitive voltages from 600 V to 1600 V and wide current ranges in three package options. The devices relea...

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Bicker’s latest supply saves installation space in medical systems

The BEO-3000M AC/DC switching power supply series from Bicker Elektronik was developed for space-saving installation in medical devices and medical computer systems. The 3x5" open frame power supplies are available with precisely regulated DC single output voltages of 12 V, 24 V,...

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PI’s offline 94% efficient flyback switcher chips now at RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics & Automation announced availability of a new family of offline flyback switcher ICs from Power Integrations that offer efficiency of up to 94% and are ideal for use in state-of-the-art compact power supply designs. Targeting the design of...

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Alpha and Omega Semi introduce I2C-controllable EZBuck regulator

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor introduced the EZBuck regulator family with I2C control. The first two members of the family are the 4A AOZ2231CQI-01 and the 8A AOZ2233CQI-02. The new devices provide a compact, efficient power converter solution for next-generation chipsets and FPG...

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Weidmüller OMNIMATE plug-in connectors allows PCB connection in the smallest of spaces

The compact OMNIMATE Signal BLF 3.5 PCB plug-in connector with innovative PUSH IN connection system from Weidmüller addresses the need for compact devices that demand tailored connection system for devices in industrial automation technology. The PCB plug-in connectors are desig...

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