Electronic Products & Technology


October 8, 2018 by Stephen Law

450W ac-dc power supply delivers full-load operation up to +65°C

TRACO POWER TPP 450-M series of medical & industrial approved 450-watt power supplies come in a small 3.15 x 5.83 x 1.60” enclosed with fan package. Unit delivers high efficiency up to 94% combined with industrial grade components enable -40°C…
September 14, 2018 by Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press, Cupertino CA

Apple Watch inches toward becoming a medical device

Apple is slowly evolving its smartwatch into a medical device.  The latest version of the Apple Watch will add features that allow it to take high-quality heart readings and detect falls. It’s part of Apple’s long-term strategy to give people…
September 10, 2018 by Stephen Law

Medical grade power supply operates from 80-264Vac

MEAN WELL MFM Series 05-30 Watt high density, small size ac-dc on-board, medical grade power supply provides operation from 80-264Vac, a low no load power consumption less than 0.075W, a high efficiency up to 91%, Class II (no FG) double insulation,…
September 6, 2018 by Stephen Law

Dc output modules serve medical designs

EXCELSYS TECHNOLOGIES CmH CoolMod dc output power module can deliver up to 100W power in the CX600 and up to 180W in the CX1800 from two isolated outputs. In the CX600 it delivers an adjustable output of 3.0-6.0V up to…
August 21, 2018 by Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Google Gen pushes for tech to transform health care

Digitally savvy Canadians who make up the Google Generation are on the leading edge of a transformation in the health-care system that will see a greater reliance on technology, including how doctors interact with their patients, a survey commissioned by…
July 11, 2018 by Stephen Law

40 to 65W medical external power supplies meet standards

TDK-LAMBDA DTM65-D medical certified external power supplies meet the stringent DoE Level VI and EU Tier 2 v5 standards for efficiency and off-load power. Products are certified to the medical IEC 60601-1 standards, suitable for a variety of healthcare applications.…
June 24, 2018 by Stephen Law

3.5W medical dc-dc converters in compact package

TRACO POWER TIM 3.5 and TIM 3.5SM families of medical 3.5 Watt dc-dc converters in compact DIP 16 or SMD 16 Package measure 0.95 x 0.57 x 0.40”. Product families each consist of 28 models offering inputs of 4.5~12 /…
May 14, 2018 by Stephen Law

High power density medical power supply saves energy

BICKER BEO-3000M ac-dc switching power supply series saves space in medical devices and medical computer systems. The 3×5″ open frame unit is available with precisely regulated dc single output voltages of 12V, 24V, 36V or 48V, which can be fine-tuned in…
February 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Configurable medical power supplies require low airflow

TDK-LAMBDA XMS500 series of ac-dc power supplies are rated at 500W output power, with a Class I and Class II (no earth ground connection) construction. Products conform to curve B conducted and radiated emissions, with a 6dB margin and have…
September 15, 2017 by Stephen Law

OEM lasers suit medical, demanding applications

BEA LASERS OEM line of lasers for use in levelling, alignment and positioning are suitable for use in medical and other demanding applications OEM applications. Devices are provided with packaging to suit customer requirements, including housings, mounting devices/hardware, with leads…
September 13, 2017 by Stephen Law

Modular power supplies deliver BF ready isolation

TDK-LAMBDA QM5 modular power supplies are rated at 700 to 1200W and come with up to 12 outputs. Units have BF ready isolation and low acoustic noise, along with medical and industrial safety certifications. Accepting a wide range 90 to…
May 30, 2017 by John Aymes, TCH Hardware

What is the future for IoT and industrial medical equipment?

The Internet of Things (IoT) has made huge strides over the past half decade. While it may have started with smart watches and basic fitness trackers, the IoT has spread to all corners of the technology industry. Just last year,…