Electronic Products & Technology

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 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.…
September 17, 2018 by Stephen Law

Switching mode single-channel output ac power source is programmable

TRADEPORT ELECTRONICS SP300Vac 600W switching mode single-channel output high-precision programmable ac power source adopts high speed DSP+CPLD control, high frequency PWM power technology and active PFC design to realize ac-dc stable output. SP300Vac 500W is featured with high power density,…
September 4, 2018 by Stephen Law

Power connectors solve key design challenges

SAGER ELECTRONICS Molex Ultra-Fit power connectors solve four key design challenges while providing the premium housing features of proven Mini-Fit and Micro-Fit 3.0 connector systems: color-coded housings mitigate the risk of mis-mating, optional TPA retainers significantly reduce terminal back-out, the…
September 3, 2018 by Vicor

Emerging applications thrive using bidirectional power

DC-DC power conversion using switched-mode technology has been based on taking power from a dedicated generator and regulating it for use in a load. In newly-emerging systems (such as hybrid cars, UAVs, AUVs) where alternative voltage sources, energy storage and…
August 30, 2018 by Stephen Law

Ultrathin regulator has digital power system management

ANALOG DEVICES Power by Linear LTM4686 dual 10A or single 20A ultrathin step-down µModule regulator with a PMBus interface is housed in a 16mm x 11.9mm x 1.82mm LGA package height that allows device to be placed on a PC…
August 21, 2018 by Stephen Law

Filtered power entry module extends mounting options

SCHURTER DD12 power entry module series comes with screw and snap mounting options. An integrated ground line choke for suppressing high-frequency interference on the ground conductor is also an option. The all-in-one fuseholder, switch and EMC filter improves functionality in…
August 8, 2018 by Stephen Law

1200 to 1500W modular power supplies have full MoPPs isolation

TDK-LAMBDA AMERICAS QM8 modular power supplies, rated at 1200 to 1500W, are available with up to 18 outputs, have full MoPPs (Means of Patient Protection) isolation and low acoustic noise. With medical and industrial safety certifications, products accept a wide…