Communications & Datacom
PCTEL, a leader in performance critical telecom solutions, launched the M2M Wi-Fi MIMO Antenna at SPS IPC Drives 2014. This rugged omnidirectional antenna is designed for exceptional reliability in machine-to-machine (M2M) industrial wireless applications. It represents a significant improvement in data throughput
Astute Electronics, a leading supplier of electronic components and value added services, is launching a novel EMI filter technology that can be designed-in or retrofitted into existing connectors very simply, even in the field, providing an effective EMC solution that will survive extreme environmental abuse.
In this episode of PSDtv Texas Instruments walks through the latest WEBENCH upgrades at electronica 2014 for Power Systems Design. WEBENCH Design Environments are powerful software
Siemens is hitting the road once again – this time to showcase the benefits of Integrated Drive Technology. The SPS IPC Drives on November 25 in Nuremberg marked the launch of the Europe-wide Integrated Drive Systems Roadshow. The tour plan takes in over a dozen European countries and is scheduled to run on
STGAP1S advanced single-channel gate driver
The STGAP1S advanced single-channel gate driver, launched by STMicroelectronics, integrates galvanic isolation with analog and logic circuitry in the same chip to help simplify driver design while ensuring high noise immunity for safe and reliable power control.
STGAP1S is the first
In this episode of PSDtv ams demonstrates their hands-free gesture-capture technology at electronica 2014 for Power Systems Design. The optical sensor-based system can replace a
The element14 Community, in partnership with Texas Instruments and Plotly, announced the winning design of their “Internet of the Backyard” design challenge – a competition aimed at bringing Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to everyday backyard appliances and devices. Janis Alnis of Latvia was named
M-series1200V IGBTs from STMicroelectronics feature advanced trench-gate field-stop technology to save more energy and increase reliability in applications such as solar inverters, welding equipment, uninterruptible power supplies, and industrial motor drives.
With highly optimized
PoE+ Enabled Gigabit Multi-port Magnetic RJ45 Modules
Molex extends its product offering for multi-port magnetic jacks with the introduction of PoE+ Enabled Gigabit Multi-port Magnetic RJ45 modules to meet a wider range of customer applications. Available in 12-port (2x6) and 8-port (2x4) versions, these magnetic RJ45 modules are designed for use in high port-count
Infineon Technologies expands its discrete IGBT portfolio for high-power applications by introducing the TO-247PLUS package. The new package enables up to 120A IGBT co-packed with a full rated diode in the same footprint and pin-out as JEDEC standard TO-247-3. The TO-247PLUS can be used in industrial applications
In this episode of PSDtv GE Critical Power demonstrates their latest 80--amp Point-of-Load converter at electronica for Power Systems Design. They also demonstrate a high-efficiency
AVX's F38 Series polymer tantalum capacitors
AVX, a leader in passive components and interconnect solutions,
has extended its F38 Series with the addition of the smallest, highest
CV polymer tantalum capacitors available in the industry. Packaged in a
miniature 0603 (1608 metric) M case with an ultra low 0.9mm maximum
Premier Magnetics Fly-Buck transformers
Premier Magnetics, global producer of high-quality magnetic components, has introduced a line of transformers specifically designed to complement the Texas Instruments LM5017 family of Fly-Buck converters. The Premier Magnetics Fly-Buck transformers’ topology and electrical characteristics are designed to
TDK announced a new series of ultra-compact EPCOS µDC-DC converters featuring a footprint of only 2.9 mm x 2.3 mm and an insertion height of 1 mm. One 6-MHz power switch is embedded in the miniature PCB. The integrated power module saves up to 35 percent of space compared with conventional discrete solutions.
The increasingly high cost of energy is pushing data centers and other related computing businesses toward finding intelligent strategies for power management at all levels. The implementation of such strategies requires an accurate collection of data for consumed power down to the power supply level. Today,
Designers of industrial, medical and personal electronics want devices to charge faster and more efficiently, while getting rid of all connectors. Texas Instruments provides a more efficient solution with the industry’s first fully integrated 10-Watt wireless charging receiver and corresponding transmitter.
Hirose DF65 Series connector,
Hirose, a leader in the development of innovative connector solutions, has developed the DF65 Series connector, a small, vertical-mating wire-to-board connector that provides high-current capacity and high reliability for power supplies, up to 4 Amps (with 24 AWG wire) and 50 V AC/DC. A super-low profile connector,
EPCOS high-current chokes
TDK presents the BCEM series of EPCOS high-current chokes designed specifically for buck-boost converters in 48-V automotive power systems. These innovative SMD inductors have very compact dimensions of only 27.5 mm x 29.5 mm x 14.5 mm thanks to their ERU27 ferrite cores with flat windings. The new chokes feature
Big Data, a term that seems to encompass many of today’s technology buzzwords including the Internet of Things (IoT), machine to machine (M2M), wireless communication, cloud computing, and more is driving the need for increased bandwidth. Among the problems that became apparent even at 10Gbps is the power
We expect utility services to be everywhere we are: charging our electronics in airports, flame-grilling our meals in restaurants, and filling drinking fountains in our public parks. To provide this level of service and convenience, utilities build networks of wires and pipes and communications channels
BeBop Sensors provides custom turnkey sensor solutions for sports and fitness OEM
BeBop Sensors, a leader in smart fabric sensor technology, announced that its Founder and CEO, Keith McMillen, will speak at the IDTechEx Wearable Technology LIVE! International Conference & Trade Show to be held in Santa Clara, California on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 3:05 PM PDT. McMillen will discuss
Components Bureau introduces its Precision range of standard and fully-custom wound components
Components Bureau introduces its Precision range of standard and fully-custom wound components, which includes both high- and low-frequency transformers and inductors, for a wide range of applications, including power supply, lighting, test & measurement and industrial control and automation. The Precision
In this episode of PSDtv Exar describes some of their latest technology for Power Systems Design at electronica 2014. The products include new 10-amp and 15-amp modules as well as
In this episode of PSDtv the founding members of the Architects of Modern Power (AMP) consortium, Ericsson, Murata, and CUI, talk with Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about
AMP digital point of load and advanced bus dc-dc converters
The newly-formed Architects of Modern Power (AMP) consortium announced its first standards aimed at establishing common mechanical and electrical specifications for the development of advanced power conversion technology for distributed power systems. The initial standards revealed at electronica, and being
Microchip's high-speed A/D converters in the MCP37DX1-200 and MCP372X1-200 families
Microchip Technology, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced two families of new high-speed A/D converters in the MCP37DX1-200 and MCP372X1-200 families. These families feature 12-, 14- and 16-bit pipelined A/D converters with a maximum sampling rate of
In this episode of PSDtv TE Connectivity explains their latest High-Current Reflowable Thermal Protection (HCRTP) device to Power Systems Design. Specifically suited to high-power,
Keysight Technologies introduced a rack system for high-power DC applications. The prewired N8900 Series rack system reduces system complexity and saves time for engineers designing and implementing high-power systems for challenging applications requiring up to 90 kW.
Coilcraft’s XAL15xx Family of rugged, magnetically-shielded power inductors
Coilcraft’s XAL15xx family of rugged, magnetically-shielded power inductors are offered in two versions - one providing saturation current ratings up to 111 Amps and the other offering inductance values as high as 33 µH - delivering the highest levels of performance in the smallest possible space.
At electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany from November 11th to the 14th, Maxim Integrated Products will showcase several new and innovative solutions for the industrial and medical markets.
Improving the Accuracy of Flow Metering for Utilities
Operating for up to 20 years on
AOZ3103 high-efficiency synchronous buck regulator
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor , a designer, developer and
supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors and power ICs,
announced the release of the fifth generation EZBuck with the
AOZ3103, a high efficiency, simple-to-use synchronous buck regulator,
with an operating input
Piotr Weglicki of Freescale
In this PSDcast Piotr Weglicki of Freescale talks to Alix Paultre on power management in digital networking. Digital networks, be they for communications, datacom, or the growing Internet of Things and Smart Grid, have energy management considerations beyond simple electrical supply. Performance, thermal management,
TO-247 4 Kelvin-Sense package
Infineon Technologies expands its IGBT offering by introducing a novel variant of the popular TO-247 package. The new TO-247 4 Kelvin-Sense package addresses the need for increased power density and space saving in applications striving for high efficiency. When used together with Infineon’s TRENCHSTOP™
NCS3651x family of system-on-chip (SoC) transceivers
ON Semiconductor is using this year’s European Utility Week Exhibition and Conference as the forum to launch an important product family that supports high-performance, reliable and efficient communications for the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart metering applications. The NCS3651x family of system-on-chip
MAX66242 DeepCover Secure Authenticator
Designers can now perform secure wireless data communication on their embedded systems without needing the host microcontroller, but by simply using a single MAX66242 DeepCover Secure Authenticator from Maxim Integrated. The MAX66242 secure authenticator is an advanced tag that combines a wireless NFC/RFID interface
Cree, a leading supplier of silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) wafers and devices, has introduced the industry’s first GaN transistor for tropospheric scatter (troposcatter) communications applications rated for 200W continuous wave (CW) and 4.4—5.0GHz operation. The new CGHV50200F GaN high
RN4020 Bluetooth Low- Energy Module
Mouser Electronics is now stocking the RN4020 Bluetooth Low- Energy Module from Microchip. Building on Microchip’s deep Bluetooth (BT) Classic experience, the RN4020 module carries both worldwide regulatory certifications and is Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) certified. This full-featured, Bluetooth