Smart power switch controller speeds response times
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CAES Smart Power Switch Controller (SPSC) delivers extensive fault detection, isolation and recovery capabilities (FDIR) in a single package. The radiation hardened (RadHard) device features a high level of space assurance, wide temperature range coverage and provides quick fault detection and recovery in a small footprint. designed for the harshest space missions, product provides extensive device protection, with 10 times faster response time compared to existing solutions. The HiRel devices are intelligent, current class agnostic and incorporate PMBus, which communicates over an I2C serial bus. This simple and flexible 2-wire command, configuration and control protocol can manage dozens of power switch channels with a small host controller.