Electronic Products & Technology


March 14, 2019 by Stephen Law

Molded power inductors lower dc losses

COILCRAFT XGL4020 Series of high-performance, molded power inductors provides lowest dc losses and extremely low ac losses for a wide range of dc-dc converters (from hundreds kHz up to 5+ MHz). Additional performance improvements include a wider range of inductance…
February 6, 2019 by Stephen Law

Two-quadrant power supplies boost accuracy, speed load recovery time

ROHDE & SCHWARZ NGL200 power supplies provide high accuracy and fast load recovery time, suitable for challenging applications in mobile communications and the internet of things (IoT). The single-channel R&S NGL201 and the two-channel R&S NGL202 deliver up to 60W…
February 4, 2019 by Matt Reynolds, director of product marketing, Piezo and Protection Devices, TDK Electronics Inc.

DC-Link Power Capacitors Technological Advances For Power Electronics Design

The technology behind capacitors has been around since late 1745 when a physicist in Germany found that an electrical charge could be stored by connecting a high-voltage electrostatic generator by a wire to a volume of water in a hand-held…
January 27, 2019 by Stephen Law

High power DIN-rail power supply is ultra-compact

PULS Power PIC480.241C single phase input 24V, 20A output DIN-Rail power supply is 49mm wide freeing-up maximum rail space for functional system modules. Unit boosts efficiency, up to 95.7% at 230V at full load, as well as reliability with an MTBF…
January 17, 2019 by Stephen Law

Smart, ultra-low power IMU is optimized for wearables

BOSCH SENSORTEC BMI270 ultra-low power smart Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) specifically targeted at wearable applications provides an improved accelerometer offset and sensitivity performance, enabled by firm’s newest MEMS process technology. Device includes intuitive gesture, context and activity recognition with an…
December 18, 2018 by Dave Pereles, technical marketing manager, Tektronix

Speeding up power rail timing verification with an 8-channel oscilloscope

Most electronics systems today use more than one power rail and many use four or more. A single IC, such as an FPGA, DSP or microcontroller can require several power rails, and these may have specific timing requirements. For example,…
October 21, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Sager expands Power Solutions Center

Sager Electronics, Middleborough MA, leading North American distributor of interconnect, power and electromechanical components and value-add solution provider, has relocated its Power Solutions Center (PSC) to a 64,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in Carrollton, TX.  The new facility is 70%…
October 20, 2018 by Stephen Law

Encapsulated digital dc-dc PMBus power modules boost performance

RENESAS ELECTRONICS RAA210xxx family of encapsulated digital dc-dc PMBus power modules provide improved digital telemetry, system monitoring and performance. Unit’s utilize firm’s patented ChargeMode control architecture, which delivers up to 96% peak efficiency and better than 90% efficiency under most…
October 15, 2018 by Stephen Law

550W high density industrial, medical power supply is low profile

GRESHAM POWER ELECTRONICS OF(M)550 Ultra High Density (UHD) 550W series of open frame switching power supplies utilizes a highly advanced circuit topology to deliver 550 Watts with fan cooling and 150 Watts convection cooled in an industry standard package that…
October 14, 2018 by Stephen Law

Slim 180W desktop adapter meets  62368-1 standards

TRUMPOWER 180W TFA180 series of ac-dc desktop power adapters provide early compliance to the new IEC 62368-1 hazard-based, performance-oriented standards, which will be replacing the current IEC 60950-1 safety standards on December 20, 2020. Units are furnished with an IEC…
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 22, 2018 by Stephen Law

Dc-dc converter lowers current consumption to 180nA

ROHM BD70522GUL ultra-low-power dc-dc converter with a current consumption of 180nA, features dimensions of 1.76mm x 1.56mm x 0.57mm and switching frequencies of between 0 and 1MHz, depending on the load. Device works with supply voltages from 2.5V to 5.5V.…