Electronic Products & Technology

Power Supply/Management

April 24, 2017 by Stephen Law

Digital PoL dc-dc converters operate over 7.5V – 14V Vin range

MURATA OKDx-T/90 90A/162W series of Digital PoL dc-dc converters are specified to operate over a Vin range of 7.5V to 14V and provides a user-adjustable Vout in the range of 0.6V to 1.8Vdc with industry leading efficiency of 94%. Suitable…
April 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

EPTECH trade shows roll into Montreal, Markham

If you are an electronic engineer or designer looking for the latest components, test, CEM services or production materials on the market today, you will want to pencil in a visit to either of the EPTECH shows taking place in…
April 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Avnet expands disty arrangements with principals

Avnet, electronic component distributor, has signed an expanded franchise agreement with Bel Fuse Inc., a global manufacturer of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. Avnet now offers Bel’s full line of power products, circuit protection, magnetics and interconnect…
April 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Gap Wireless celebrates 10th anniversary

A decade of stocking and distributing solutions for the mobile broadband and wireless markets was celebrated by Gap Wireless earlier this year, as the Mississauga-based firm marked its official 10th anniversary. “We would like to take this opportunity to recognize…
April 17, 2017 by Stephen Law

Dc-dc power modules come in 200 to 425Vdc range

TDK-LAMBDA AMERICAS PH-A280 series dc-dc power modules with high voltage dc input operate from a wide range dc input of 200 to 425Vdc, which is widely used in HVDC (high voltage dc current) applications. Product range now includes 50, 75,…
April 5, 2017 by Stephen Law

Crystal unit solutions suit IoT applications

MURATA XRCED series miniaturized crystal units developed specifically for the IoT market, boosts reliability and accuracy in a small package, which allows for higher-density mounting and use in lower profile devices. Model XRCED measures 1.2 x 1.0 x 0.33mm. Model XRCGB-F-H achieves +/-10ppm…
April 5, 2017 by Dr. Fabio Bergamin, ETH Zurich

Tiny redox flow battery supplies electronic components with energy, dissipates heat

The chips are effectively operated with a liquid fuel and produce their own electricity
April 4, 2017 by David Kennedy, Associate Editor, Cleantech Canada

U of T researchers inch printable solar toward reality

A Canadian team has eliminated one of major obstacles to commercializing a new type of solar cell that can be printed using a simple inkjet process
April 4, 2017 by Accutronics Ltd.

Smart battery guide will reduce costly design errors

Professional battery manufacturer Accutronics Ltd., Staffordshire UK, has published an infographic providing guidelines for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) on what should be considered when specifying a rechargeable smart battery to power their next product. The infographic highlights the importance of…
March 31, 2017 by Stephen Law

Universal input ac-dc power supplies provide PFC-input

ABSOPULSE PHR series of industrial quality ac-dc power supplies with active PFC-input, provide an operating life of up to 30 years and are suitable for environments where power supply repair or replacement is not feasible. The opto-less design provides low…
March 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Rugged power modules serve harsh environments

POWERBOX ENA400-M model 400W dc-dc converter industrial automotive applications provides free air convection cooling and is packaged in an aluminum enclosure with built in heatsink and potted with heat conductive polyurethane to improving thermal dissipation. Ratified for IP67 operation and…
March 20, 2017 by Stephen Law

100A POL converter delivers PMBus communication

TDK-LAMBDA iJC series of POL (Point of Load) non-isolated dc-dc converters. Being PMBus compliant and providing digital control, devices deliver improved performance and system stability, while allowing more flexibility and customization to the end application’s needs. Operating from an 8…