Product News

August 2022
Compact Industrial AC/DC Power Supplies

Compact Industrial AC/DC Power Supplies

P-DUKE has added the new TAD50 series to its open frame power supplies portfolio from 15W to 450W. It has a compact 3"x1.5" footprint and delivers 50W continuous output power. In addition, a peak power function is available that enables the power supply to deliver up to 140% of rated output power for 5
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Date:
08/31/2022
40V Window-Type Voltage Detector Provides High Accuracy and Ultra-Low Consumption

40V Window-Type Voltage Detector Provides High Accuracy and Ultra-Low Consumption

­ROHM Semiconductor announced its new high accuracy, ultra-low current consumption voltage detector (reset IC) BD48HW0G-C. The device is optimized for a wide range of automotive and industrial applications requiring voltage monitoring of electronic circuits for increased safety, including au
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Date:
08/31/2022
Renesas Unveils New-Generation Si IGBTs  for Electric Vehicle Inverters

Renesas Unveils New-Generation Si IGBTs for Electric Vehicle Inverters

­Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the development of a new generation of Si-IGBTs (Silicon Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors) which will be offered in a small footprint while providing low power losses. Aimed at next generation electric vehicle (EVs) inverters, AE5-generation IGBTs will be mass produced st
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Date:
08/31/2022
Third-Generation 1200V SiC MOSFETs Boost Industrial Power-Conversion Efficiency

Third-Generation 1200V SiC MOSFETs Boost Industrial Power-Conversion Efficiency

­Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH (“Toshiba”) has launched five 1200V silicon-carbide (SiC) MOSFETs that leverage the Company’s third generation SiC technology to boost the energy efficiency of high-voltage industrial applications. They are used in equipment such as EV charging stations, photovoltaic inverters, in
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Date:
08/31/2022
High-Power Fuse Series Optimized for High-Voltage EV/HEV Application Accessory Circuit Protection

Bourns POWrFuse High-Power Fuse Model PF-K Series

­Bourns, Inc., announced a new POWrFuse High-Power Fuse model series. Bourns specifically designed the POWrFuse Model PF-K Series to meet ISO 8820-8 standards for the protection of high-voltage accessory circuits in electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). These ci
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Date:
08/31/2022
STMicroelectronics Introduces Fast-Starting Load Switch for Safety Systems

STMicroelectronics Introduces Fast-Starting Load Switch for Safety Systems

­STMicroelectronics has introduced the IPS1025HF fast-starting high-side power switch for use in safety systems that require minimal power-on delay time. The IPS1025HF responds to turn-on and turn-off signals in less than 60µs even considering the Vcc power-on and off, enabling protective systems t
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Date:
08/29/2022
High-Performance I/O Module with a Raspberry Pi RP2040 Core

High-Performance I/O Module with a Raspberry Pi RP2040 Core

­Sfera Labs is delighted to announce that, despite the worldwide supply chain shortage, the company has successfully ramped up production and is starting volume shipment of its recently launched RP D16 open industrial automation I/O module based on the Raspberry Pi RP2040 microcontroller. Targeting industrial
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Date:
08/26/2022
Extended Front-End Converter Series Delivers Input Versatility and Higher Power

Extended Front-End Converter Series Delivers Input Versatility and Higher Power

­Murata announced it has set a new performance benchmark with the extension of its D1U54 series. The D1U54T-M-2500-12-HxxC and D1U54-D-2500-12-HxxC rack mountable front-end converters are designed specifically for high-performance, high-power applications requiring high power density and efficiency standards. Ta
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Date:
08/24/2022
AEC-Qualified Buck Switcher IC with 850 mA Output

Power Integrations Delivers AEC-Qualified Buck Switcher IC with 850 mA Output for Low-Part-Count Automotive PSUs

­Power Integrations announced a high-current member of its LinkSwitch-TN2Q automotive switcher IC family which provides up to 850 mA of output current without the need for metal heatsinking. The highly integrated ICs support a wide input voltage of 30 to 550 VDC, enabling the devices to st
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Date:
08/24/2022
Switch Products Bring Industry's Highest Performance to Communications, Aerospace & Defense, and Test & Measurement Applications

The MM5120

­Menlo Microsystems, Inc. announced the formal qualification and production release of its MM5120 single-pole/four-throw (SP4T) DC-to-18 GHz switch and MM5140 DC-to-6 GHz SP4T switch. These two new switches provide the industry’s highest performance, reliability and integration for RF
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Date:
08/24/2022
Infineon Expands Supplier Base for Silicon Carbide Wafers / Supply Agreement Signed with US-based II-VI Incorporated

Angelique van der Burg, Chief Procurement Officer at Infineon

­Infineon Technologies AG and II-VI Incorporated have signed a multi-year supply agreement for silicon carbide (SiC) wafers. The German-based semiconductor manufacturer is thus securing further access to this strategic semiconductor material to meet the strong increase in customer demand in this area. The agreement al
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Date:
08/23/2022
Compact SMT Transformers with High Dielectric Strength for DC-DC Converters

Compact SMT Transformers with High Dielectric Strength for DC-DC Converters

­TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS E13EMHV series of compact SMT transformers with high dielectric strength for a wide range of DC-DC converter topologies. The isolation distances comply with IEC 60664-1, 61558-2-16 standard, achieving a high working voltage of 1000 V DC. Transient overvoltages of up to 2500 Vp
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Date:
08/23/2022
BRC Solar Selects EPC 100 V eGaN FETs for Next Generation Solar Optimizer

BRC Solar Selects EPC 100 V eGaN FETs for Next Generation Solar Optimizer

­BRC Solar GmbH has revolutionized the photovoltaic market with its power optimizer, increasing energy yield and performance of pv plants and systems. Designing-in Efficient Power Conversion’s EPC2218 100 V FETs into its next generation M500/14 power optimizer has enableda higher current density due
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Date:
08/23/2022
900mA Dual-Channel Input with Integrated Boost SoC Li-Ion Battery Switching Charger

900mA Dual-Channel Input with Integrated Boost SoC Li-Ion Battery Switching Charger

­Halo Microelectronics announced the release of its HL7090, a fully automatic and highly integrated lithium battery charging management IC with one switching charger, two linear chargers, and full-range programmable charge parameters through an I2C compatible interface. The HL7090 is a compact, flexible, and high-
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Date:
08/23/2022
Premio Adds AMD Ryzen Embedded Processors to its Portfolio of Industrial-Grade SBCs

Premio Adds AMD Ryzen Embedded Processors to its Portfolio of Industrial-Grade SBCs

Premio Inc. released its first ever x86 single board computer (SBC) in support of the AMD Ryzen Embedded SoC (System on Chip). Premio’s new SBC provides a new class of performance in an integrated single-board solution that includes multi-core performance and rich visual graphics from AMD’s semiconductor de
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Date:
08/17/2022
160W Ultra-fast Charger Powers OnePlus Flagship 10T Smartphone

160W Ultra-fast Charger Powers OnePlus Flagship 10T Smartphone

Navitas Semiconductor announced that OnePlus has once again chosen GaNFast next-gen power ICs to ultra-fast-charge its new flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 10T. The new OnePlus 10T features the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon® 8+ Gen 1 (4 nm) chipset, a 120 Hz FHD + AMOLED display screen, and 50 MP main c
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Date:
08/15/2022
IIoT Gateways Ensure Connectivity from Edge to Cloud in Remote Industrial Sites

Moxa IIoT Gateways Ensure Connectivity from Edge to Cloud in Remote Industrial Sites

­Remote industrial sites need to be monitored in real time using data from multiple sensors that measure parameters such as temperature, fluid levels, and gas concentrations. This data is then transferred to a cloud platform via IIoT gateways for monitoring. Because of the mission-critical role gateways pl
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Date:
08/10/2022
35 A GaN ePower Stage IC Boosts Power Density and Simplifies Design

35 A GaN ePower Stage IC Boosts Power Density and Simplifies Design

EPC announces the introduction of a 100 V, 35 A integrated circuit designed for 48 V DC-DC conversion used in high-density computing applications and in 48 V BLDC motor drives for e-mobility, robotics, and drones.   The EPC23102 eGaN IC is capable of a maximum withstand voltage o
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Date:
08/10/2022
STMicroelectronics Releases TouchGFX 4.20 for Advanced Graphics on STM32 Microcontrollers

STMicroelectronics Releases TouchGFX 4.20 for Advanced Graphics on STM32 Microcontrollers

­STMicroelectronics has released version 4.20 of its TouchGFX user-interface design software for STM32 microcontrollers. The latest updates include support for ST’s new NeoChrom graphics accelerator, which is integrated in advanced MCUs such as the new STM32U5 series. Developed from ST
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Date:
08/09/2022
Compact, Rugged Pressure Transmitter for Industrial Applications

Compact, Rugged Pressure Transmitter for Industrial Applications

­TDK Corporation presents the compact, rugged B58620F3800B768 AFA pressure transmitter for screw mounting for a wide range of industrial applications. It is designed for a pressure range of 1 bar to 11 bar and temperatures from -20 °C to +125 °C. The dimensions are only 48 x 27 x 24 mm. Th
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Date:
08/09/2022
MPUs for Industrial Ethernet Simplify Implementation of Network Functionality

MPUs for Industrial Ethernet Simplify Implementation of Network Functionality

­Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the RZ/N2L microprocessor units (MPUs) for Industrial Ethernet communication that make it easy to add network functionality to industrial equipment and devices. The RZ/N2L complies with many industry-standard specifications and protocols to facilitate the deve
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Date:
08/09/2022
PoE Injectors Bring Plug-and-Play Power to Industrial Network Devices

PoE Injectors Bring Plug-and-Play Power to Industrial Network Devices

­Power over Ethernet (PoE) LAN Switches are essential components of modern industrial networks, supplying DC power to an assortment of PoE Powered Devices (PDs) over long distances, while transmitting data over the same CAT5 or higher cable. Managed or unmanaged, PoE LAN switches provide a number of important ad
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Date:
08/08/2022
Multi-Connectivity Development Kit for Indoor and Outdoor Asset Tracking

Multi-Connectivity Development Kit for Indoor and Outdoor Asset Tracking

­The STEVAL-ASTRA1B multi-connectivity evaluation platform from STMicroelectronics provides a complete ecosystem for building complete proof-of-concept for asset tracking systems. Battery-powered, and with a small form factor, the evaluation kit also includes firmware to simplify development targeted ap
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Date:
08/08/2022
High-Power Connectors from Amphenol now Available from Powell Electronics

High-Power Connectors from Amphenol now Available from Powell Electronics

­Amphenol’s latest range of high-power, high-voltage connectors designed for high-voltage and high-current systems in E-Flight, E-VTOL and hybrid applications can now be sourced through Powell Electronics, the supplier of connectors and more for high-rel applications including defence, aerospace and in
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Date:
08/05/2022
AC/DC Board-Mounted Converter Simplifies Reliable Operation

AC/DC Board-Mounted Converter Simplifies Reliable Operation

­Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. expands its presence in the industrial, robotics and 5G telecom markets with the launch of the AE Artesyn AIF42 AC/DC converter. The new converter reduces system size, delivers best-in-class 93% efficiency and enhances reliability by minimizing the need for external components. The AIF42 full
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Date:
08/04/2022
Industry's First Power Transient Voltage Suppressors in Compact DFN Package

Bourns Releases Industry's First Power Transient Voltage Suppressors in Compact DFN Package

­Bourns, Inc., announced the industry's first Power Transient Voltage Suppressor (PTVS) product families available in the compact DFN package (8 mm x 6 mm x 2.5 mm) The Bourns PTVS1 and PTVS2 surface mount series provide effective ESD protection to meet the growing demand for high surge cur
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Date:
08/02/2022
Smart Memory Controllers for Data Center Computing Enable Modern CPUs to Optimize Application Workloads

Smart Memory Controllers for Data Center Computing Enable Modern CPUs to Optimize Application Workloads

­The continuous computational demands of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) workloads, cloud computing and data analytics deployed on traditional parallel attached memory have reached an efficiency plateau due to the limitations of increased memory channels on a processor. Microchip Technology In
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Date:
08/02/2022
Memory Chip Doubles Bandwidth for Low Pin-Count, High-Performance Solutions

Memory Chip Doubles Bandwidth for Low Pin-Count, High-Performance Solutions

­Infineon Technologies AG has added HYPERRAM 3.0 to its portfolio of high-bandwidth, low-pin count memory solutions. The device features a new,16-bit extended version of the HyperBus interface that doubles throughput to 800 MBps. With HYPERRAM 3.0, Infineon offers a portfolio of high-bandwidth memories with lo
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Date:
08/02/2022
5V 32-Bit MCUs with Superior Noise Tolerance for Home Appliances, Industrial Applications

Renesas Launches 5V RX660 32-Bit MCUs with Superior Noise Tolerance for Home Appliances and Industrial Applications

­Renesas Electronics Corporation announced a new addition to the RX 32-bit MCU Family, the RX660 group of microcontrollers (MCUs) that supports operating voltages of up to 5V, offering superior noise tolerance for home appliances and industrial equipment exposed to high electromagnetic interference. The RX
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Date:
08/02/2022
Open Fuse Holder is now Through-Hole Reflow Compatible for Fully Automated PCB Assembly

Open Fuse Holder is now Through-Hole Reflow Compatible for Fully Automated PCB Assembly

­SCHURTER is known for its compact high-performance fuse holders, and the OGN series open fuse holder for 5x20 mm fuses is no exception. The series now offers a version that is compatible with Through-Hole Reflow (THR) solder processes, in addition to the existing THT and SMT versions. SMT components are used
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Date:
08/02/2022
Gigabit Fiber-to-Ethernet Media Converters Ideal for Long Distance, High Bandwidth Connectivity

Gigabit Fiber-to-Ethernet Media Converters Ideal for Long Distance, High Bandwidth Connectivity

­Antaira Technologies introduced its IMP-C1000-SFP-bt-T and IMP-C1000-SFP-bt-24-T Gigabit single-port media converters with IEEE 802.3bt 90W PoE++. Both converters give network administrators the means to interconnect long-distance fiber networks to copper-based 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet with
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Date:
08/02/2022
2 Watt Medical DC/DC Converter in SIP-9 Package

2 Watt Medical DC/DC Converter in SIP-9 Package

­TRACO POWER announces their new TRV 2M series of 2 Watt DC/DC in the compact SIP-9 package with reinforced isolation of 5000 VAC for medical and industrial applications. This series is designed to protect any connected interfaces or applied parts to patients with 2XMOPP compliance. The TMR 2M consists of 21 models
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Date:
08/01/2022
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