Power

Very compact 2 x 4in single output power supplies provide up to 300W

Leading power supply specialist, Powersolve, announces a series of compact, single output AC-DC power supplies designed to provide as much as 300W output. They a wide operating temperature range of -30⁰ to +85⁰C (with some derating). The six model PSY280 series are open baseplate units with a tiny 2 x …

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2W low cost DC/DC converters offer high isolation

RECOM has released the RKZE series, a low cost solution for applications that require high isolation and operate in wide temperature ranges. The PCB mount DC/DC modules are pin-compatible to RECOM’s RK and RH converter series enabling easy power upgrade options with identical footprint. The RKZE series is a cost-effective …

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Powering the Army

The power requirements of military equipment differ to those of many other devices. To guide design engineers when choosing a battery for their military device, global military battery specialist, Ultralife Corporation, has published a checklist highlighting the important considerations. The checklist, which can be downloaded from Ultralife’s website, consists of …

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Powerstar – investing in innovation

Powerstar, manufacturer of leading smart energy solutions, has invested half a million pounds in a purpose-built ‘Innovation Laboratory’ situated at the company’s head office and manufacturing facility in Sheffield. As part of the company’s commitment to innovation and engineering excellence, this investment will assist Powerstar in delivering its bespoke solutions …

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Cost effective, narrow width 120W and 240W DIN rail power supplies are 93 per cent efficient

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of two additional DRB DIN rail mount AC-DC power supplies, rated at 120W and 240W (144W/288W peak for 10 seconds). The products have a very narrow width, providing additional space for other DIN rail mount modules. Having efficiencies of 93 per cent, less internal heat …

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Vicor offers BGA package option for 48V Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulator portfolio

The PI354x-00-BGIZ is the latest addition to the 48V Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulator portfolio, offering a new BGA package option to the existing PI354x-00-LGIZ LGA series. PI354x Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulator’s high performance ZVS topology enables 48V direct to PoL without sacrificing performance. With step-down regulation from a higher voltage …

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Toshiba announce next-generation superjunction power MOSFETs

Toshiba Electronics Europe has launched a new series of next-generation 650V power MOSFETs that are intended for use in server power supplies in data centres, solar (PV) power conditioners, uninterruptible power systems (UPS) and other industrial applications. The first device in the DTMOS VI series is the TK040N65Z, a 650V …

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Gresham Power Electronics introduces a low profile 550 Watt Ultra High Density industrial and medical power supply

Gresham Power Electronics, the Salisbury based defence and commercial power conversion specialist, announces the introduction of its latest micro-footprint, Ultra High Density (UHD) 550W output power supply the OF(M)550. The product range has been designed for use in applications including industrial and telecom systems, medical equipment and LED lighting. This …

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Powering the security revolution

The worldwide smart home security market is expected to reach $18 billion in 2020, with smart security systems becoming increasingly prevalent in people’s homes to protect against intruders, monitor entrances and detect floods. With sensors now dotted around the home, the power requirements of smart security devices have changed from …

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Dual 10A, single 20A ultrathin µModule regulator with digital power system management

Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LTM4686, a dual 10A or single 20A ultrathin step-down µModule regulator with a PMBus interface housed in a 16mm x 11.9mm x 1.82mm LGA package. The 1.82mm package height allows the LTM4686 to be placed on a PC board very close to its load …

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