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USB Type-C power delivery controller
30 June 2020, CST Electronics
The MAX77958 from Maxim Integrated is a robust solution for USB Type-C CC detection and power delivery (PD) protocol implementation. It detects connected accessories or devices by using Type-C CC detection ...

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Lead-acid batteries: quality versus cost
30 June 2020, Forbatt SA
While many battery technologies have come to the forefront, lead-acid has remained the most well-known and cost-effective chemistry. Gel and AGM technologies have revolutionised this technology even further. ...

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Fanless 600 W power supplies
30 June 2020, Vepac Electronics
XP Power has released a new series of convection cooled, 600 W AC-DC power supplies. The ultra-compact power supplies deliver full load power under a wide range of conditions without additional cooling. ...

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IGBT for 1500 V PV string inverters
30 June 2020, Altron Arrow
The solar power market is undergoing a trend towards 1500 V solutions, which allow for more series connections, less cable, fewer generator connection boxes and fewer inverters. The new EasyPACK 3B ...

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DIN-rail mounting DC-DC converters
30 June 2020, Avnet South Africa
Shortly after unveiling the brand-new DIN-rail mounting DC-DC converter family, the DDR-15/30/60/120/240 series, Mean Well has announced the DDR-480 series (480 W) to enable integration into higher-power ...

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The revolution of LTO battery technology
30 June 2020
Potential applications of LTO technology include solar and alternative energy storage, heavy motor vehicle and industrial applications, as well as power sources for remote communication systems.

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iCoupler technology benefits GaN transistors in AC-DC designs
30 June 2020, Altron Arrow
Highly efficient AC-DC power supplies are key to the evolution of the telecom and datacom infrastructure, as power consumption grows rapidly due to hyperscale data centres, enterprise servers, or telecom ...

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DC-DC converters with 10-year warranty
29 May 2020, Vepac Electronics
Addressing a large range of demanding applications, the MGxx40 series is available in three input voltage ranges: 4,5 V to 13 V, 9 V to 36 V and 18 V to 76 V. A single-output version (MGFS40) is available ...

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IGBT for 1500 V PV string inverters
29 May 2020, Altron Arrow
The solar power market is undergoing a trend towards 1500 V solutions, which allow for more series connections, less cable, fewer generator connection boxes and fewer inverters. The new EasyPACK 3B ...

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Power supplies for testing applications
29 May 2020, Conical Technologies
With ITECH’s latest technology, the IT6500 series offers a full-featured, high-performance power test solution. With fast response, these DC power supplies provide users with a high level of power supply ...

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High-isolation converter for medical and industrial applications
29 May 2020, Conical Technologies
Traco Power announced the release of the latest addition to its DC-DC converter range, the TRV 1M series. The TRV 1M is a series of 1 Watt DC-DC converters in a compact SIP-9 package with reinforced isolation ...

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MOSFETs for automotive applications
29 April 2020, Altron Arrow
Supporting the needs of the electro-mobility market, Infineon Technologies launches its new product family: the CoolMOS CFD7A series. These silicon-based, high-performance products can be used in both ...

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ON Semi expands portfolio for industrial motor drives
29 April 2020, EBV Electrolink
Motor drive systems are proliferating along with industrial automation and robotics. These systems require energy efficiency, precise measurement, accurate control, and high reliability within harsh industrial ...

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Power management companion chips
29 April 2020, NuVision Electronics
Silicon Labs announced a new line of energy-friendly power management ICs (PMICs) serving as dedicated companion chips for EFR32 wireless devices and EFM32 microcontrollers (MCUs). The EFP01 PMIC ...

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USB-C PD 3.0 controllers
29 May 2020, EBV Electrolink
ON Semiconductor has announced a pair of novel devices that are fully compliant with the USB-C PD 3.0 standard. The FAN6390 adaptive charging controller brings ease of integration of the USB-C PD 3.0 programmable ...

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Power supplies for solar PV array simulation
29 May 2020, Vepac Electronics
The microprocessor controlled laboratory power supply series Psi 9000 2U from Elektroautomatik offers a user-friendly, interactive handling concept along with a remarkable set of standard features, which ...

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Solution to battery theft from cell towers
30 June 2020
In South Africa and other parts of the world, the theft of batteries from communications infrastructure sites costs the operators millions of dollars every year.Many solutions have been implemented with ...

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HV MOSFET for ruggedness, smart PWM controller for flexibility
30 June 2020, Avnet South Africa
As the world recently celebrated Earth Day, STMicroelectronics’ blog recently featured one of its many components that help better manage the electricity people consume every day and therefore, decided ...

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Low-power power management IC
29 May 2020, CST Electronics
The MAX77654 from Maxim Integrated provides highly integrated battery charging and power supply solutions for low-power applications where size and efficiency are critical. The IC features a SIMO buck-boost ...

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Monolithic step-down regulator
29 May 2020, Altron Arrow
The L6983 is an easy-to-use synchronous monolithic step-down regulator capable of delivering up to 3 A d.c. to the load. The wide input voltage range makes the STMicroelectronics device suitable for a ...

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