Electronic Products & Technology

Power Supply / Management

June 22, 2018 by Stephen Law

Step-down dc-dc power module regulator delivers 40V input voltage rating

ANALOG DEVICES Power by Linear LTM8002 step-down dc-dc µModule (power module) regulator with a 40V input voltage rating (42V abs max) and 2.5A of continuous (3.5A peak) output current, housed in a 6.25mm x 6.25mm x 2.22mm BGA package. Device includes…
June 18, 2018 by Stephen Law

Open frame ac-dc converter boosts input voltage

AIMTEC AMEOF5-BJZ 5W compact open frame ac-dc converter complements the current 90-528Vac ultra-wide input voltage range. Product’s open frame design has an operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C and has full power output between -20°C and +55°C. The output…
June 17, 2018 by Stephen Law

1+1 Slot 6U OpenVPX backplane suits prototyping

PIXUS TECHNOLOGIES 6U OpenVPX backplane with 1 VPX slot and 1 VITA 62 slot for a pluggable power supply, has pass-through signals to the RTM (rear transition modules) with only power and ground connected. Many rugged applications utilize VITA 62…
June 5, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Power Integrity Fundamentals

Get the Rohde & Schwarz quick guide to power integrity fundamentals. Our Power Integrity Infographic is a handy resource for verifying power rail tolerances, and includes common PI measurements, test equipment measurement challenges, power integrity probing methods, and more. View…
June 2, 2018 by Stephen Law

Thin 0.3mm wireless power receiver harvests RF energy

POWERCAST Powerharvester PCC114 wireless power receiver and RF-to-dc converter chip embeds in space-constrained consumer designs like smart cards or hearing aids. Device’s footprint (1mm x 0.6mm x 0.3mm) is seven times smaller than the existing model PCC110 and has 20…
May 30, 2018 by Stephen Law

Universal switching power supply accessorizes metal line illuminated switches

SCHURTER accessorizes its illuminated Metal Line switches with the PSUP 24Vdc universal switching power supply. The Class II power supply supports its full range of point and ring illuminated metal line switches rated for 24Vdc supply voltage. Unit processes dc…
May 29, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Researchers seek to increase battery life in electronic designs

Among the chief complaints for smartphone, laptop and other battery-operated electronics users is that the battery life is too short and—in some cases—that the devices generate heat. Now, a group of physicists led by Deepak K. Singh, associate professor of physics and…
May 29, 2018 by Stephen Law

Modular power supplies operate in challenging conditions

ELMA PCI-104-based rugged power supply modules can be used as the bottom module in any PC/104, PC/104-Plus, PCI-104, PCIe/104 or PCI/104-Express embedded system stack arrangement. Units also provide power for other small form factor (SFF) embedded computing systems, such as…
May 28, 2018 by Stephen Law

Encapsulated switching power supplies serve IoT designs

ZETTLER SMPS series encapsulated switching power supplies are compact, energy efficient, plug & play solutions for the IoT market. Devices provide a wide input range up to 90-305Vac for universal coverage, a high ambient temperature rating up to 85°C at full…
May 25, 2018 by Stephen Law

Low power dc-dc converters deliver design options

AIMTEC Low Power Win product line includes 4 models of low power dc-dc converters help meet cost targets and provide a modular option in a product design. With 5Vdc input and output and a max capacitive load of 2400F, product…
May 21, 2018 by Stephen Law

2W medical dc-dc converter comes in compact DIP or SMD package

TRACO POWER TIM 2 and TIM 2 SM family of medical 2 Watt dc-dc converters in compact DIP 16 or SMD 16 package measures 0.95 x 0.57 x 0.40”. TIM 2 series is suitable for healthcare products. Both product families…
May 15, 2018 by Stephen Law

5.5V dc-dc step-down power module delivers true 6A performance

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS TPSM82480 5.5-V dc-dc step-down power module delivers true, continuous 6-A output current with up to 95% efficiency. Module integrates power metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) and shielded inductors into a tiny, low-profile footprint for space- and height-constrained applications.…