Power Supplies & Magnetics

February 2019
DC/DC Converters Optimized to Drive LDO Regulators
San Jose, Calif. – TRACO Power announces the expansion of their THN 15/20/30 WI series of 15, 20 and 30 Watt DC/DC converters in the standard 1.00 x 1.00 x 0.40” inch package with ultra-wide 4-1 Input ranges. These new 15 / 20 / 30 watt 5Vout models with “-A1” suffix feature an extended trim
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02/28/2019
High-Saturation Inductor With Low DCR, High Current Density
MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. expanded its IHSR series of high saturation commercial inductors with a new device in the compact 4 mm by 4 mm 1616 case size. Designed for multi-phase, high current power supplies and filters in computer, industrial, and telecom applications, the
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02/28/2019
AMETEK Programmable Power Expands Line of AC Power Sources
SAN DIEGO – AMETEK Programmable Power has added two new models to its Asterion line of AC power sources. The Asterion 4503 supplies AC and DC output power up to 4,500 VA or 4,500 W, and the Asterion 6003 supplies up to 6,000 VA or 6,000 W. Both units come in a 4U chassis and can supply single-
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02/28/2019

Chip Resistors Offer High Voltage Ratings With Precision
RALEIGH, NC – Stackpole’s UHV Series of chip resistors offer high precision and stability in a surface mount package that is capable of handling extremely high voltages. The voltage ranges for each size are as follows: • 2010 – 3000V to 6000V • 2512 – 4000V
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02/26/2019
SiC-MOSFET Gate Driver Maximizes Efficiency, Improves Safety
San Jose, Calif. – Power Integrations announced the SIC1182K SCALE-iDriver, a high-efficiency, single-channel silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFET gate driver that delivers the highest peak-output gate current available without an external boost stage. Devices can be configured to support different
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02/26/2019
PSD Celebrating 15 Years of Publishing

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Jim & Julia Graham

2019 has arrived and it marks a Big Anniversary for the PSD team!  PSD is celebrating our 15th year in publishing for the global power electronic engineering community.  Back in 2004, when the "big publishers" decided that they would close magazines like PCIM Europe
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02/25/2019
COSEL’s very high reliability 40W DC/DC converter for demanding applications offers 10 year warranty

Cosel’s high reliability 40W DC/DC converters MGF40 series for demanding applications

  10 years warranty 40W in 1x1 inch industry standard footprint Efficiency up to 92% UL62368-1, C-UL [CSA62368-1) and EN62368-1 approved Ultra
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02/21/2019
External Power Supplies for Medical Equipment
SL Power announced two new external power supply families to provide medical equipment with the highest level (Level VI) of efficiency and reliability. Rated at 150 watts and 240 watts respectively, the ME150 and ME240 families are compact desktop-style units with a range of output voltages and connector options.
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02/21/2019
VITA 62 Power Supplies for MIL-COTS VPX Applications
Vicor Power Systems’ new line of VITA 62 compliant power supplies are designed for 3U Open VPX systems and achieve high-efficiency and high-power density in a rugged, conduction-cooled chassis. The initial products operate from a nominal28V or 270V DC input, with predefined output voltages ranging from 3.3V
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02/21/2019
AC-DC Power Supply for Blockchain and AI Applications
Bel Power Solutions announced the PET2000-NAS446, a 2000 watt AC-DC power supply that converts mains AC power into four main +12 VDC outputs, delivered through cables with connectors designed to power individual processor boards. This new front-end power supply is designed for complex server systems with multiple
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02/14/2019
First High-Accuracy Current Sensors Based on AMR Technology
Andover, Massachusetts - ACEINNA announced its new MCx1101 family of ±5A, ±20A, and ±50A Current Sensors for industrial and power supply applications. The first high accuracy wide bandwidth AMR-based current sensors on the market, units and evaluation boards are available now for sampling and volume shipments. The
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02/12/2019
AVX High-Energy Density Supercaps in Stock at TTI
Fort Worth, Texas – TTI, Inc. has stock for immediate shipment of multiple values of the high-density SCC and SCM series of supercaps, including the latest 3.0V version.  Rated from 2.7V to 48V and delivering high capacitance values (1F – 3,000F), low ESR (0.16mΩ – 200mΩ at 1,000KHz),
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02/12/2019
DC/DC Buck Regulators with Adaptable Light Load Capability
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited introduced  AOZ6662DI-01 and AOZ6663DI-01, high efficiency, simple-to-use synchronous buck regulators. The AOZ6662DI-01 and AOZ6663DI-01 are both available in a thermally enhanced  DFN3x3 exposed pad package, delivering an
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02/07/2019
PSDcast â€
In this episode of the PSDcast, we’re discussing the past, present, and future of wide bandgap semiconductors. For the last four years, one of the biggest advocates for wide bandgap devices has been
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02/07/2019
The Industry's First Company-Neutral Software User Interface
The Power Stamp Alliance (PSA) announced a software user interface that can be used with any compatible power stamps. This is the first time that a power industry alliance has created a graphical user interface (GUI) that developers can use with products from any member company. The PSA Power Stamp GUI can be
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02/07/2019
4 kW Power Supply for OCP, CORD and Datacenters
Bel Power Solutions announced the TET4000 Series, a 4000 W power supply designed to provide the highest efficiency (Titanium) power conversion for datacenters being built to Open Compute Project (OCP), Open Data Center Committee (ODCC) or Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter (CORD) standards. The TET4000
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02/05/2019
2.5 A IGBT and MOSFET Driver Delivers Increased Efficiency
MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. broadened its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of a new 2.5 A IGBT and MOSFET driver. Available in DIP-8 and SMD-8 packages, the Vishay Semiconductors VOD3120A features low voltage drop on its output at
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02/05/2019
Power Analysis Software for 12-bit HD Oscilloscopes
Chestnut Ridge, NY – Teledyne LeCroy launched its 3-Phase Power Analysis software package, which brings 1-phase and 3-phase static and dynamic power analysis to its HDO8000A, HDO6000A and WavePro HD 12-bit High Definition oscilloscopes. With the 3-Phase Power Analysis software package, research
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02/04/2019
High-Density 65 W Interchangeable Wall Mount Power Supply
Hudson, MA – Power Partners, Inc. is pleased to announce their PSAW65I Series of 65W low cost interchangeable AC blade wall mount power supplies. The PSAW65I Series packs 65W into a compact case, measuring 4.62” x 1.98” x 1.4” with a 4-foot-long dc output cable, terminating in a 2.1mm
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02/04/2019