Datalogic, a leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, used the SPS IPC Drives show, November 25th-27th in Nuremberg, to unveil thier latest technology for the electric automation market. Datalogic, a leader in Industrial Automation, showcased bar code readers, machine vision cameras,
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 Maxim Integrated uses a mini beer-mug inscription factory to demonstration advanced production automation solutions for Power Systems Design at electronica
In this episode of PSDtv Linear Technology explains a demo of their 90-Watt Power over Ethernet++ solution works for Power Systems Design at electronica 2014.
16-bit dsPIC33 Digital Signal Controllers
Microchip Technology, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced from the SPS IPC Drives Conference in Germany a new family of 16-bit dsPIC33 Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) with the dsPIC33 "EV" family. This new family provides 5V operation for
LT3790 synchronous buck-boost DC/DC controller
Linear Technology announced the LT3790 synchronous buck-boost DC/DC controller, delivering up to 250W of power in a single IC. Its 4.7V to 60V input voltage range makes it ideal for a wide variety of automotive and industrial applications. Its output voltage can be set from 0V to 60V, making it well suited as
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
By expanding its integral portfolio of hardware, software and services, Siemens is driving forward the digitalization of industrial automation. Speaking at the SPS IPC Drives 2014, Siemens AG Managing Board Member Klaus Helmrich AG said: "Siemens recognized digitalization as the most powerful lever for
Compact size, cost savings, high-precision – the new ICB-M current sensor from Isabellenhütte satisfies the key battery management criteria for high-voltage batteries in electric and hybrid vehicles. The ICB-M features two mutually independent measurement channels, which are galvanically isolated and have
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
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
LTC2983 high performance digital temperature measurement IC
Linear Technology introduced the LTC2983 high performance digital temperature measurement IC which directly digitizes RTDs, thermocouples, thermistors and external diodes with 0.1°C accuracy and 0.001°C resolution. A high performance analog front end combines low noise and low offset buffered ADCs with all
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
America Semiconductor's DO4 stud devices
America Semiconductor, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, announced the availability of a new full series of high-power standard recovery rectifiers in a DO4 package. Offered in stud cathode and stud anode versions, the parts may be ordered with current ratings of from
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 Atlas battery-free RFID sensor tag
The Atlas from Farsens is a battery-free RFID sensor tag capable of transmitting a unique identifier and the associated weight measurement data to a commercial EPC C1G2 reader without the need of a battery on the sensor tag. The device features four channels for load cells with measurement ranges from 0kfg to
Various applications such as renewable energy generation and high power drives in the MW range have an increasing demand for high reliable power module concepts addressing the operation in a harsh environment. Next generation designs e.g. of wind turbine inverters need to be more reliable, more compact and less
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,
In this episode of PSDtv Vicor shows their latest PFM AC/DC front ends and high-voltage 380VDC distribution serving a 48VDC factorized board-level power architecture, demonstrating
In this episode of PSDtv Honeywell describes their pressure sensor products for Power Systems Design, with an emphasis on their latest devices with extremely small form factors and
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
ALCOSWITCH Subminiature switches
TE Connectivity, a leader in connectivity, announced its ALCOSWITCH Subminiature Series of switches. The new switches add to the extensive product portfolio of 4,000 ALCOSWITCH switches that provide a cost savings for switching power in set-top boxes, control panels, light fixtures and industrial machinery.
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
X-REL Semiconductor, an innovation leader in high-temperature and high-reliability semiconductors, unveils two new products targeting digital applications in highly demanding markets including aerospace, industrial, hybrid and electric vehicles, transportation, geothermal and oil and gas. The XTR50010 product
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
IAR Systems announced support for the RZ/T1 group from Renesas Electronics Corporation. The RZ/T1 group is a factory automation solution with built-in industrial network functionality for use in industrial control equipment. Thanks to a close relationship with Renesas, IAR Systems supports RZ/T1 on an early
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
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.
In this episode of PSDtv Astrodyne explains some of their latest devices for Power Systems Design at electronica 2014, including supplies for military and aerospace applications.
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.
IGBT modules for high power industrial applications
International Rectifier, a leader in power management technology, introduced a comprehensive family of IGBT modules for high power industrial applications including motor drive inverters, switch mode power supplies (SMPS), uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), solar inverters and welding.
The program for the Trillion Sensor Summit (TSensors) has been announced by conference chairman Dr. Janusz Bryzek. The technical program will feature 36 the world’s leading sensor visionaries who will present their findings on rapidly emerging ultrahigh-volume sensor applications, technologies and supporting
Group CBS, with commercial interests in electrical supply, field service, and engineering throughout North America, announced the acquisition of electrical equipment supplier and service provider Electric Control Equipment Company, Inc., located in Norwalk, Conn. Electric Control provides electrical equipment,
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
PLZ Series diodes feature a planar structure
Vishay Intertechnology introduced the first new series of Zener diodes with 500 mW of power dissipation in the new ultra-compact MicroSMF eSMP series package. Combining extremely tight voltage tolerances with low leakage current and excellent stability, the PLZ Series is designed to withstand ESD pulses of 8000
Analog Devices introduced the industry’s first and most robust operational amplifier that integrates input protection against signal excursions of 32 V beyond the supply rails and 70-dB of rejection for electro-magnetic interference (EMI) above 1 GHz. The ADA4177-2 dual-channel, precision, low-noise, low-input
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™
Dr. Kimberly McGrath of Maxwell Technologies
In this PSDcast Dr. Kimberly McGrath of Maxwell Technologies talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the company's recent development partnership with Corning. The goal is to advance the state of capacitive energy storage tech by addressing the challenges frequently cited by ultracapacitor customers,