Technology Spotlight

New Electronics' Technology Spotlight section focuses specifically on the latest technological developments within the electronics sector. Whether innovative new design or theoretical concepts, our Technology Spotlight articles will keep you informed of advances within the electronics industry.

Artesyn 650 Watt Open Frame Medical AC-DC Power Supplies

Capable of delivering 650 W with forced-air cooling (750 W peak) or 400 W with natural convection, the CNS650-M series follows the industry standard 4X6 inch form factor. It is available in U-channel, open-frame, enclosed and enclosed end-fan options. The series incorporates 2XMOPP and is Type BF ready, while digital communication offers control and monitoring functions.

Power Integrations BridgeSwitch Motor Drivers

Driving single and three-phase brushless DC motors up to 400 W and 98% efficiency without heatsinks, BridgeSwitch ICs integrate two high-voltage N-channel power FREDFETs with low and high-side self-supplied drivers in a small-outline package - eliminating external auxiliary power supplies. The MCU-agnostic devices support sinusoidal, trapezoidal, and sensorless field-oriented control implementations. BridgeSwitch hardware-based system protection enhances safety, reliability and accelerates time-to-market.

Choosing the Right Display for Industrial Applications

Attracted by cost savings and ready availability, companies are increasingly adopting consumer grade products within industrial embedded systems. However, those choosing this route take on additional risk, encountering issues of longevity, reliability, and maintainability that can push up the total cost of ownership. Display specialist Pacer explores the options.

Your Guide to operational amplifiers

Get your very own downloadable reference guide to operational amplifiers from Mouser Electronics. It features all of the equations, diagrams and visual tools necessary for understanding the basics. Learn the essential formulas and characteristics so you can easily select the correct operational amplifier for your application. It can also be printed out as a poster, up to a size of A1!

600W power supply runs immunoassay blood analyser

A manufacturer of in-vitro devices (IVD) has selected the Artesyn LCM600 AC-DC power supply from Advanced Energy for its next generation immunoassay analyser with the aim of making the latest medical advancements more cost-effective for the world’s laboratories.

TA36: Thermal circuit breaker with modern design

Improving a good product - this was the principle behind the development of the SCHURTER TA36 thermal circuit breaker. Based on the TA35, which has been successfully proven for many years, a refreshing product with a contemporary look was developed. There are almost no limits for the TA36 to find its purpose in various applications: from industrial to medical technology.

New Yokogawa ScopeCorder + Measurement Software

Looking for the high speed sampling of an oscilloscope and the data capacity of a recorder? Would you like to see measurement data from all your instruments on one screen? The Yokogawa DL950 ScopeCorder and IS8000 integrated measurement software used together give you the insight you need to develop complex solutions.

Explore the Challenges of IR-sensor-based Application Development

Infrared (IR) detection sensors play a critical role in security, safety and energy efficiency systems, which are requiring ever more sensory data as capabilities expand due to increasing connectivity. Demand is surging, but development expertise in sophisticated IR sensors is limited. Opto and sensing specialist Pacer explores the options.

Vicor PI332x00 DC/DC ZVS Buck Regulators

High-efficiency HV ZVS buck topology, Wide input voltage range of 14V to 42V, Power-up into pre-biased load, Parallel capable with single-wire current sharing, Input Over/Undervoltage Lockout (OVLO/UVLO), and Output Overvoltage Protection (OVP) Now available from Mouser Electronics.

Artesyn 650 Watt Open Frame Medical AC-DC Power Supplies

Capable of delivering 650 W with forced-air cooling (750 W peak) or 400 W with natural convection, the CNS650-M series follows the industry standard 4X6 inch form factor. It is available in U-channel, open-frame, enclosed and enclosed end-fan options. The series incorporates 2XMOPP and is Type BF ready, while digital communication offers control and monitoring functions.

Schurter FMAD CP 1-Stage Filters for 3-Phase Systems

Especially compact with high performance, line filter for use in standard, industrial, and medical applications, equipped with a neutral line. Different leakage currents are available for various applications, including =3mA for industry, =0.5mA for standard, and =5µA for medical technology.

Relays and Contactors

Switching capabilities range from dry circuit to 1,600A, up to 70kV, and as high as 6 GHz. Electromechanical, solid state and hybrid types range from SMT PC board mount devices to large panel mount units. TE's broad line of Relays features expansive sets of options for enclosure, termination, input, contact arrangement and rating.

24/7 Touchscreen Protection with Kastus® Antimicrobial and Antiviral Technology!

RDS announces a new partnership with Kastus® the award-winning Irish nano-technology company which has developed a globally patented range of ‘Always on’ Antimicrobial and Antiviral surface coatings designed to protect glass and ceramic surfaces. And, it has been independently proven to neutralize up to 99% of human coronavirus and other common viruses as well as 99.99% of SA and e-coli.

TMPW Encapsulated AC/DC Power Supplies

These ultra-miniature modules offer four power levels from 5W to 50W, an input range of 90VAC to 305VAC, efficiency up to 89% and are available in PCB and chassis mount versions. Features include I/O-isolation of 4000 VAC, operating range of -40°C to +70°C, internal EN 55032 Class B filter with IEC/EN/UL 62368-1 and EN 60335-1 safety certifications.

ADSP-2156x SHARC Product Family

The ADSP-2156x audio processors are specifically targeted for applications that demand deterministic and low latency real-time audio processing including immersive 3D sound and personal audio zones, automotive active and road noise cancellation (ANC/RNC), voice-based user-interfaces and in-car communications (AEC/NR & microphone beamforming), engine sound synthesis (ESS) and electric vehicle warning sound systems (EVWSS/AVAS).

Arm introduces Functional Safety Run-Time System with TÜV SÜD qualified components.

Many products for markets such as household appliances, automotive, industrial and healthcare have regulatory requirements to be certified against functional safety (FuSa) standards. To simplify and speed up this process, Arm’s Functional Safety Run-Time System (Arm FuSa RTS) consists of a set of components for Cortex-M microcontrollers that lets developers focus on their end applications.

P783 Non-Isolated DC/DC Converters

Designed to offer a high-performance alternative to linear regulators. The P783 converters meet the EN62368 certification and provide 3A of output current. The P783 converters are available in both open frame and encapsulated versions and offer output short circuit protection. These converters come with up to 97% efficiency and are ideal for applications like industrial control and instrumentation.

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