Gridtential CEO Chris Beekuis
In this PSDcast Gridtential CEO Chris Beekuis talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about next-generation lead-acid battery technology and what the company is doing to add value to the space. Gridtential has a proprietary advanced lead-acid battery that replaces the metal grid in current lead-acid
Three months prior to the event, the increased number of exhibitors is a tribute to the positive development of PCIM Europe. Overall, more than 450 exhibitors from 28 nations will be present in Nuremberg from 16 – 18 May 2017.
In focus: The entire value chain
PIC16F15386 block diagram
The PIC16F15386 family, a powerful launching point into the 8-bit PIC microcontroller (MCU) portfolio, is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. In addition to our current Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs),
Defense Line of ruggedized power solutions
Powerbox, one of Europe’s largest power supply companies and a leading force for four decades in optimizing power solutions for demanding applications, has announced the release of its new Defense Line of ruggedized power solutions for highly demanding environments. The launch includes seven series of new
Snap-Lug Quick-Disconnect Power Connectors
A new series of heavy-duty power connectors from leading manufacturer TE Connectivity is now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components. Snap-Lug Quick-Disconnect Power Connectors enable fast interconnection of heavy gauge power cables to bus bars,
German chipmaker Infineon Technologies and U.S. LED lighting maker Cree warned on Wednesday that Cree's agreed $850 million sale of its Wolfspeed Power unit to Infineon might not go ahead, citing U.S. government security concerns. The deal's woes underscore a drive by the United States to prevent the transfer
Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Europe is introducing a new range of small size metalized polypropylene film capacitors featuring low loss and excellent frequency characteristics for active filter circuits as well as high frequency and high current circuits. The ECWFE capacitors have been designed
Aimed at a variety of applications, including UAV, ground vehicle, radar, transportation and industrial controls, Vicor has added a new 30V input nominal module (9 – 50V range) in a 3623 ChiP package (1.52 x 0.90 x 0.29 in). This converter has an output voltage of 15 V maximum power of 160W, achieving a power
At embedded world 2017, we will have working demos on A2B automotive audio, advanced personal healthcare monitoring, TSN, ultralow power ARM microprocessor unit, and 24 GHz radar for automotive and industrial applications, just to name a few. Meet with our analog experts, who can answer your specific design
TIB Series DIN-Rail Power Supplies
Traco Power's TIB Series of DIN-Rail power supplies combines an efficient circuit topology with optimized cost/performance ratio for industrial environments and for electric control cabinets. The design is focused on the parameters and functions to provide highest reliability in a general range of applications.
A rated voltage three times higher than the voltage of the existing family of WE-CMB chokes – this is the outstanding feature of the current-compensated power line chokes of the WE-CMB HV series offered by Würth Elektronik eiSos. Europe’s leading supplier of electronic and electromechanical components has
Microsemi, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the availability of its new cost-optimized PolarFire field programmable gate array (FPGA) product family, delivering the industry’s lowest power at mid-range densities with
Gowanda Components Group announced that its capabilities for the design and manufacture of RF and microwave filters are expanding in connection with the acquisition of Microwave Circuits from AMTI in Lynchburg, VA.
“Microwave Circuits’ designs and technologies complement those of our TTE Filters
SMC Diode Solutions, a leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of discrete semiconductors, voltage regulators, and die and wafer devices, announced the availability a general-purpose high voltage SMD rectifier in low-profile (DO-214AA) size format. The SD560B rectifier uniquely combines a compact footprint
LT8303H isolated monolithic flyback regulator
Linear Technology announced the H-grade version of the LT8303, a monolithic flyback regulator with guaranteed operation for junction temperatures as high as 150°C. By sampling the isolated output voltage directly from the primary-side flyback waveform, the part requires no opto-isolator or third winding for
MELCHER HP Series DC-DC converter
Bel Power Solutions, a Bel group company and premier manufacturer of power management devices, announced the release of its MELCHER HP Series DC-DC converter (4TE) with an input voltage range greater than 10:1. The converters deliver up to 192 watts with typical efficiency up to 93% over input and load range
KILOVAC current-sensing contactor
TE Connectivity, a leader in connectivity and sensors, recently introduced the KILOVAC current-sensing (KCS03) High-Voltage contactor, featuring an integrated current sensor with current trip function. KILOVAC current-sensing contactors eliminate the need for discrete current sensors, saving weight and space
SPS IPC Drives 2016 – the 27th edition of this electrical automation industry exhibition – once again proved to be one of the year’s highlights for exhibitors and attendees alike. Along with the facts and figures produced by a detailed analysis of the event, a survey conducted among all those on hand affirmed
iDrive Gallium Nitride (GaN) Power ICs
Navitas Semiconductor announced the immediate availability of production qualified iDrive Gallium Nitride (GaN) Power ICs using the company’s proprietary AllGaN technology. The NV6131, NV6105 & NV6115 offer a high-efficiency 650V, 160mOhm power FET with increasing integration of digital and analog circuits,
Mouser Electronics, a product introducton leader that empowers innovation, is now stocking the OSD3358 system-in-package (SiP) from Octavo Systems. The OSD3358 SiP device makes it easier for designers to quickly create production-ready systems based on the Texas Instruments (TI) Sitara AM3358 processor with
MD100x 1W DC/DC converters
Available now from MicroPower Direct, the MD100x is a family of low cost, 1W DC/DC converters packaged in a miniature SIP package. Ninety six models provide a wide selection of single & dual output models with I/O isolation levels ranging from 1 kVDC to 6 kVDC.
Models operate from 3.3, 5, 12,
AWS Electronics has successfully completed transition to the ISO 9001:2015 standard
AWS Electronics, a leading specialist electronics manufacturing solutions provider, has successfully completed transition to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard, demonstrating a clear ongoing commitment to best practice.
ISO 9001:2015 certification proves AWS’ ability to consistently provide high quality
The use of batteries in everyday devices is getting more ubiquitous. In many of these products, a charging connector is difficult or impossible to use. For example, some products require sealed enclosures to protect sensitive electronics from harsh environments and to enable for convenient cleaning or
Let’s continue the thought we began with at the front of the issue, as simply saying that it’s good to have a lot of product development, even if some of it is on stuff that is a little crazy, leaves a lot to be said. How does a laundry-folding robot help humanity? Will having a toothbrush that sends me