Technology Spotlights Filtered by - Power

New Electronics strives to bring you all the latest technology news from the Power sector. Advances in electronics are often fast-paced and innovative, so we know that as a design engineer you want to be kept up-to-date with current developments.

Below is a comprehensive list of all the latest electronics technology news from New Electronics.

Electronics Design Show conference programme announced

The line up for this year's conference programme has been confirmed and is now available to view online. Join us on 21-22 October to hear from industry giants such as ARM, Cambridge Consultants, and EE. There will also be keynotes from representatives from e2v, Cambridge University and Freescale.

Designing Small Controllers? Don’t Get Burned!

Industry 4.0 means today's customers want small, feature-rich, distributable PLCs with extra I/O channels. But they also want robust PLCs, with heat dissipation firmly under control. With discrete components, satisfying both needs can be a challenge. But with integration, it's possible.

New Ultra-Compact 100W Baseplate Cooled Power Supply

The industry standard full-brick sized power module from Stadium Power measures just 17mm high and will deliver a full output without fan cooling. Typical applications include military COTS power solutions, rugged industrial and instrumentation systems. FEATURES • 100w output power • Ultra low 17mm profile • Universal Input Range 90~264Vac • Active PFC Meets EN61000-3-2 • Low Standby power consumption <0.5W • High Efficiency Up to 91% • High Power Density Up to 14.8W per cubic inch • Operating temp range -20 to +85°C • CE, UL, cUL and TUV approvals • Meets EN55022 ClassB

RedRock™ MEMS-Based Reed Switch

Introducing RedRock™ Ideally suited to the needs of Medical, Industrial, Automotive, and other applications where small size, zero power operation, and hot switching capabilities are required, the RedRock™ MEMS-Based Reed Switch is a single-pole, single throw (SPST) device with normally open ruthenium contacts. The sensor may be actuated by an electromagnet, a permanent magnet, or a combination of both.

Fire and Security Power Supplies and Battery Chargers - EN54 Rated

A wide range of UK-designed Fire and Security system power supplies and intelligent battery chargers which meet the requirements of the EN54-4 standard are available now from Stadium Power. Models include 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 10Amp versions at 13.8Vdc and 27.6dc.All units include battery impedance test and operate at high efficiency. Specifications include single output plus battery charger, deep discharge battery protection, reverse battery protection, low touch currents and an operating temperature range of 0-50°C.

Quad DC/DC Regulator with Configurable 4A Output Array Powers FPGAs, ASICs & Microprocessors

The LTM4644 is a quad DC/DC step-down µModule regulator with 4A per output. Outputs can be paralleled in an array for up to 16A capability. Included in the package are the switching controllers, power FETs, inductors and support components. Operating over an input voltage range of 4V to 14V or 2.375V to 14V with an external bias supply, the LTM4644 supports an output voltage range of 0.6V to 5.5V each set by a single external resistor. Its high efficiency design delivers 4A continuous (5A peak) output current per channel. This device is ideal for applications in military, communications, data storage, industrial, transportation and medical systems. In conjunction with Arrow Electronics Ltd.

New ZMS100 single-output AC-DC 100W power supply for medical equipment

TDK-Lambda is a leading global manufacturer of AC-DC power supplies, DC-DC converters and EMC/EMI filters. For over 60 years, our medical grade power supplies have been used in applications from MRI, CT and PET scanners to endoscopes and dental equipment. They are tried, tested and approved to the highest standards. The new ZMS100 single-output AC-DC 100W power supply conforms to IEC60601-1, with 2 x Means of Patient Protection (suitable for B and BF type medical equipment). But it's not just safe. It's also compact and up to 90% efficient - with a 3-year warranty.

Micrel Launches New Family of Miniature, Efficient, Low-Profile, DC/DC Power Modules for Space-Constrained Applications

The MIC33163/MIC33164 (1A) and MIC33263/MIC33264 (2A) are low-profile step down power modules capable of 100 percent duty cycle and operating with an input voltage range from 2.7V to 5.5V. These compact modules integrate a synchronous buck converter with an inductor into a 2.5mm x 3mm x 1.1mm (MIC33163/MIC33164) and 2.5mm x 3mm x 1.9mm (MIC33263/MIC33264) QFN package.

Artesyn’s New 40W & 50W 2x1 Industrial DC-DC Converters

Artesyn's latest AEE series 40W & 50W high density DC-DC converters are designed for industrial and rugged applications. 24 new voltage variants cover a wide range of high density applications and both new series cover an ultra-wide 4:1 input voltage range. Standard -40°C to +80°C operation can be extended by using an optional clip-on heat sink. The Artesyn AEE series offers up to 92% efficiency in a 2x1 inch fully potted and metal cased package.

Electronics Design Show: Will you be attending?

The Electronics Design Show opened today. If you haven't pre-registered there is still time to attend. Don't miss out on your chance to visit this exclusive event and the opportunity to learn from and engage with industry experts through FREE workshop and conference sessions.

26V Input, 6A/10A/14A, High-Performance, High-Density Step-Down Complete DC/DC Power Modules from Micrel

The Micrel MIC45205/08/12 are a family of 6A/10A/14A highly efficient DC/DC power modules specifically designed to deliver extreme high performance at lower output voltages. The package includes power MOSFETs, PWM controller, inductor, input and output capacitors. The modules feature adjustable current limit and a programmable switching frequency from 200kHz to 600kHz; undervoltage lockout; internal soft-start; foldback current limit; "hiccup" mode short-circuit protection; and thermal shutdown.

Precision- a new vision for wound components

Components Bureau will be launching its own range of transformers, called the Precision range, at this year's Electronics Design Show (stand H42). The Precision range of wound components and transformers is Components Bureau's in-house range of products designed to fulfil customers' needs in terms of flexibility, quality and value.

Artesyn’s New Industrial DC-DC Converters

Artesyn's latest AXA series 20W high density DC-DC converters are designed for industrial and rugged applications where space is at a premium. An ultra-wide 4:1 input voltage range is available in single or dual output models. Standard -40°C to +85°C operation can be extended by using an optional clip-on heat sink. The Artesyn AXA series offers up to 89% efficiency in a 1x1 inch fully potted and metal cased package.

Dual 13A or Single 26A µModule Regulator with Digital Power System Management

The LTM4676 is a dual 13A or single 26A step-down µModule DC/DC regulator featuring remote configurability and telemetry-monitoring of power management parameters over PMBus - an open standard I2C-based digital interface protocol . This device is comprised of fast analog control loops, precision mixed signal circuitry, EEPROM, power MOSFETs, inductors and supporting components. Target applications include optical transport systems, datacom and telecom switches and routers, industrial test equipment, robotics, RAID and enterprise systems where the cost of electrical utilities, cooling and maintenance are critical. In conjunction with Arrow Electronics Ltd.

Artesyn’s New DC-DC Converter Modules for Wireless Power Amplifiers

Artesyn's latest high performance isolated dc-dc converters for RF power amplifiers offer higher than 94 percent typical efficiency and excellent thermal performance. The new Artesyn AVE half brick and AGF full brick families can operate between -40 and +85°C ambient temperature, and can continue to operate at full power up to 100°C baseplate temperature – all without air cooling.

Z+ High Voltage Programmable DC Power Supplies

TDK-Lambda's Z+ series of high voltage power supplies, address the requirements for applications such as deposition processes, ROVs, ATE systems as well as general laboratory and industrial use in the same compact dimensions as the other Z+ ranges. • 200W and 400W with 160, 320 or 650Vdc output • Bench or 2U Rack Mounted • 5-Year Warranty

The MagI³C Module series

Wurth Electronics have entered into the integrated power module arena with the MagI³C Module series, with both fixed (FDRM) and variable (VDRM) output voltage capabilities.

Tiny 4A Step-Down DC/DC µModule Regulator’s Entire Solution Occupies Less Than 1cm²

The LTM4624 is a complete 4A step-down switching mode µModule regulator in a tiny 6.25mm × 6.25mm × 5.01mm BGA package. Included in the package are the switching controller, power FETs, inductor and support components. Operating over an input voltage range of 4V to 14V or 2.375V to 14V with an external bias supply, the LTM4624 supports an output voltage range of 0.6V to 5.5V, set by a single external resistor. Its high efficiency design delivers 4A continuous, 5A peak, output current. Only bulk input and output capacitors are needed. Ideal for applications in communications, storage, industrial, and medical systems. In conjunction with Arrow Electronics Ltd.

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