EL Inverters from ERG Offer Plug-and-play Power Solutions for Backlighting and Illumination Applications
The family of Smart Force DC-AC EL inverters from Endicott Research Group (ERG) Inc. provides a wide range of standard and custom solutions for display and device designers who need to power electroluminescent (EL) backlit LCDs or devices where EL is used for accent and decorative lighting.
LED Drivers for SSL Luminaires
Illumination power and control specialist Endicott Research Group (ERG) is developing new LED driver solutions for the solid state lighting market. Leveraging technology developed for its CCFL inverters and LED backlight drivers, ERG will be introducing a family of Smart Force LED drivers that combine full-function power supplies with energy-efficient controllers for commercial, industrial, architectural and other SSL applications.
Fan-less compact DC to DC mini ATX power supplies
YEG Powerline has announced a range of compact open PCB DC input to ATX output converters. Power rating is between 67W to 150W depending on model. All models are fanless and therefore silent.
Power Solutions Catalogue Allows Product Selection and Specification
Phihong has recently announced the release of its new short-form catalog. The Phihong Technology Power Solutions catalog provides customers with a comprehensive list of the company's product line, which includes fixed and interchangeable-plug wall plug adapters, car chargers, desktop adapters, open frame power supplies, LED drivers, and Power-over-Ethernet products, as well as recommended applications for the product lines. Additionally, the catalog offers a wealth of detailed information regarding the many global energy efficiency regulations, both mandatory and voluntary, with which a growing number of Phihong adapter products comply.
External power supplies provide up to 220W
The GS220A series from PowerPax is a range of desk top switch mode power supplies which are efficient in both active and standby modes, meeting EISA 2007 and Energy Star level V (CEC) compliance with no load consumption of < 0.5W and up to 94.5% efficiency. All units come with a 2 year warranty as standard and feature short circuit, over load, over voltage and over temperature protection.
5VDC-output adapter ideal for personal electronics applications
Phihong has developed a new 2.75W compact, fixed-blade USB charger, designated PSM03A-050Q, that features a 5VDC output. Ideal for applications including MP3 players, PDAs, digital cameras, and other personal electronics, the low-cost USB adapter meets ENERGY STAR EPS Version 2.0 and the European Commission's Integrated Product Policy requirements, both of which are voluntary.
Power Supply Reference Design Enables 10mW No-load Consumption
Power Integrations has released a new Design Engineering Report (DER-227) which details the design of a 3W power supply circuit that consumes just 10mW during no-load operation. This minuscule power consumption within the power supply leaves much more power available for use by electronic systems designed to comply with the standby power limits mandated by regulations such as the European Union's Ecodesign Directive for Energy-Using Products (EuP).
Phihong Develops 24W Energy-Efficient Wall Adapter
Phihong has recently announced the development of a new 24W, two-wire, universal input wall-mount adapter. Designated PSA24A-120(P), the adapter is available in a single 12V output and boasts ENERGY STAR Level V performance markings, which indicate that the adapter is compliant with the recent, and more stringent, ENERGY STAR EPS Version 2.0 specification for external power supplies. The adapter, which also bears cUL/UL, BSMI, and PSE safety approvals and markings, is ideal for portable equipment, access devices, and peripherals.
Power-One - 20A Digital POL Converters Deliver up to 93% Efficiency
Power-One has announced two new high-efficiency digital point-of-load (POL) converters, the ZY2120 and ZY8120, in its ZY2000 "No-Bus" and ZY8000 bus-programmable series, respectively. These Z-One digital POL converters with latest-generation topologies provide 20 amps and up to 93% efficiency for server and communications applications, augmenting the high-current-density models introduced previously in these series.
Universal four-function AC Power Meters provide compact true-rms metering solution
Expanding its Datel offering of Digital Panel Meters, Murata Power Solutions has introduced a new series of four-function AC Power Meters. The ACM20 series is able to measure and display AC Volts, Amps, Watts and Power Factor with a typical accuracy of ±0.5% full-scale. Unlike conventional average-responding products, the new meters accurately display true-rms voltage and current values of triangle and square waves plus other irregularly shaped waveforms.
12W open frame switch mode power supplies has small footprint
The new 12W open frame power supplies from PowerPax provide a safety approved solution measuring just 55 x 42.8 x 20.8mm. These high reliability power supplies are believed to be the smallest open frame units available at this power rating, and boast MTBF figures of 50,000 hrs at 25 deg C by MIL-HDBK-217F.
Sunpower - Waterproof LED power supplies for demanding applications
Sunpower's CLG SERIES and PLN SERIES of power supplies offer a reliable choice for LED lighting applications. These UL1310 Class 2 power units feature environmental protection over extended temperatures, wide input and output voltage ranges for international use, and support for most LED types and installation designs. Built-in active power factor correction and high operating efficiency minimise users' energy costs and carbon footprint.
TDK-Lambda Extends Its Reach Into The Irish Market
With the signing of a franchised distribution agreement with Butler Technologies, TDK-Lambda has significantly extended its reach into the Irish market. Under the terms of the agreement, Butler Technologies will have access to the whole of TDK-Lambda's power product offering, which range from tiny board-mounting DC-DC converters to multi-kilowatt power supplies, and will support them directly to its Irish customer base.
Devlin Power - Battery Backed Wall Mount PSU Products
A range of rugged Battery Backed Power Supply products has been announced by Devlin Power, a division of Devlin Electronics. The units are designed to provide DC battery power in the event of mains failure. Devlin already provide a range of similar products which are utilised in a wide variety of industries including; Security, Access Control and Unmanned Remote Monitoring. It is believed the F-Series will also prove popular in these applications given its high quality component parts making the units extremely reliable enclosed in a rugged powder coated steel box.
Phihong - 18W Desktop Adapter Series Provides OEMs With Green Power Supply Options
Phihong has developed a new series of 18W, universal, 3-wire input, desktop adapters featuring IEC320 C14 inlet receptacles. The series, designated the PSAA18U, includes single 9-, 12-, 15-, and 24V models, all of which meet the performance requirements for Level V ENERGY STAR® efficiency marking protocol, and are therefore ENERGY STAR EPS Version 2.0-compliant.
TDK-Lambda - DIN-Rail power supplies for many applications
To complement its DPP range of DIN-Rail power supplies, TDK-Lambda has introduced three-phase input models. Offered in three power levels (120W, 240W and 480W), these new units are suitable for use in factory automation, industrial control systems and test equipment applications.
Open frame power supply with additional charging facility now available from Ecopac Power
An open frame power supply with battery charging capabilities has been launched by Ecopac. In addition to the main output the PSC-100 also has a charger facility to allow for monitoring or battery backup related applications. The PSC-100A will fully charge a 12V 15Ah battery and the PSC-100B will fully charge a 24V 7.5AH battery within 4 hours.
EN 60335-1 Desktop Switching PSU¹S
Now available from Globtek - desktop switching power supplies from 12-24VDC with European approval for EN60335-1, suitable for household and similar electrical appliances. These are 60W, 12-124v power supplies.
Compact switcher has no-load power consumption of <0.5 W
CUI Europe's power division V-Infinity announces a new series of highly efficient, compact, internal switching power supplies that feature a no-load power consumption of <0.5 W. The VGS series includes 25, 50, 75, and 100 W versions with cooling by free air convection and efficiencies of up to 89%. The series is very compact with the 25 W model (VGS-25) measuring 3.09 x 2.00 x 1.11 inches. It is ideal for a wide range of applications where energy consumption is a consideration, including industrial control, networking, automation, and test & measurement equipment.
UNIPOWER’s smart inverter standby systems come pre-configured for “out of the box” operation
UNIPOWER Corporation, the leading hot swap, high density and energy efficient power supply company, announces a new family of fully integrated, smart inverter systems pre-configured to suit a wide range of applications particularly in telecom systems, network equipment and critical industrial systems. According to UNIPOWER, the new power systems feature easy installation with just three external connections – DC standby or battery, load and utility – required for "out of the box" operation.
PowerPax - Lugged 18W power supply is believed to be industry's smallest
PowerPax UK has announced an 18W addition to its series of miniature lugged switch mode power supplies. The lugged series includes models to meet power requirements from 6 to 18W (with no minimum load) and with regulated outputs of 5Vdc to 24Vdc. The units feature an integral power cord which removes the risk of accidental disconnection from the mains supply.
DIN Rail power supplies introduced by PowerPax
The PD series from PowerPax UK has products to cover the power range of 24W, 45W, 72W, 120W, 240W and 500W with outputs of 5V, 12V, 24V, 28V, 48V, 110V and 125V available. In addition to the standard available outputs it is possible to provide modified outputs in the range of 3 – 400V enabling this series to cover many applications. All outputs feature an adjustment range of adjustment ± 10% and can operate with a Zero minimum load without effecting regulation. Line regulation and load regulation are typically ±1% . All models feature universal mains input 96 – 264VAC, 47 – 400Hz (127 – 380VDC) ,models with 120W output and above are power factor corrected.
International Detachable Power Cordsets from GlobTek
GlobTek's 2-3 Conductor IEC International Detachable Power Cordsets are approved to international safety agency requirements. Designs are available in various lengths, cable types, conductor gauge, termination, and jacket colour.
Dimming DC-DC LED drivers provide simple solution for many LED applications
PowerPax has announced the launch of a new range of dimmable, constant current, DC-DC, LED Drivers. The PLC24AH series provide a step-down constant current source for driving high brightness LED's. Standard output currents include 300mA, 350mA, 500mA, 600mA and 700mA making these drivers compatible with a wide range of LED's and applications. The output voltage range for these drivers is 2 - 32VDC and all models feature continuous short circuit protection.
UL Listed 1KVA 1U Rackmount Pure Sine Wave Inverter
Schaefer's AEP-1000R Series of highly efficient, pure sign wave inverters are now UL60950-1 Listed. The AEP-1000R Series provides 1KVA of power in a compact 1U rack design and is available in three standard input configurations of 12VDC, 24VDC, and the less frequently found 48VDC. Outputs are regulated to ±3% or better. A built-in, 4-6ms automatic bypass switch allows for redundant operation from utility power if the DC supply drops out.
SMT DC switching regulator is highly efficient
V-Infinity, a division of CUI Europe, has announced the release of the V78XX-500-SMT series, a surface mount version of its 0.5 A V78XX-500 dc switching regulator. The V78XX-500-SMT offers efficiencies of up to 96% and is designed to be a high performance alternative to linear regulators. Unlike linear regulators, the V78XX-500-SMT series does not require a heat sink, making it ideal for applications where board space is at a premium and energy efficiency is a concern.
Vicor - Offline VI Brick BCM Array with Vertical Mount Heatsink
The Brick Business Unit of Vicor has announced the introduction of the VI Brick BCM Array. This is a high-efficiency (typically 95%), high power (up to 650W), vertically mounted BCM array, that provides isolation and conversion from 380V to 12 or 48V for low voltage distribution near the Point-of-Load (POL). It incorporates the superior technical attributes of V•I Chip technology in a robust package that facilitates thermal management.
Military turns to SL Power Electronics for high reliability power products
SL Power Electronics is being increasingly requested by Government contractors and manufacturers of military equipment to supply them with high grade, high specification and complex equipment for their power systems. SL Power Electronics has seen a dramatic increase in interest from companies looking for power systems designed to meet their demanding needs and see the company's expertise in rugged high reliability medical equipment to be an obvious solution.
750W 1U User Configurable Power Supplies from Excelsys
Excelsys Technologies has introduced the introduction of two products into its renowned user-configurable range. The X-lite commercial and X-mite medical power supplies both offer 750W continuous output power with 800 watt peak capacity. Supplied in a slim-line and ultra-compact 1U x 268 x 89mm package with up to 8 isolated outputs, these 2 new products offer new levels of flexibility and affordability to the 750W power market.
600mA DC/DC Converter Improves Power Efficiency And Density For Portable Electronics
Analog Devices has expanded its family of miniature switching regulators with a new 3-MHz step-down dc-to-dc converter optimised for better energy efficiencies in battery-powered portable devices. Balancing low operating input voltage capability, low quiescent current, and small size, the 600-mA ADP2108 dc-to-dc converter offers designers more flexibility in meeting strict system power and PCB (printed circuit board) area budgets without increasing battery capacity, an important concern when designing for small, handheld devices, such as mobile handsets or portable inventory scanners, or rechargeable medical equipment.
PoL DC/DC converters feature inspectable LGA (iLGA) surface mount package
The latest addition to the Okami family of non-isolated point-of-load (PoL) DC/DC converters from Murata Power Solutions, the OKL range, features the inspectable Land Grid Array (iLGA) package. The iLGA package, utilised on the new OKL-T/3-W12 series, features small plated cutouts (castellations) that allow probing and visual inspection of all signal pads which is not possible with conventional LGA configurations. The iLGA package enables excellent heat management characteristics, wherein the large copper pads provide a very low thermal impedance path between the module and the board onto which it is mounted.
High efficiency switching regulators from PowerPax UK
PowerPax UK has announced the launch of the P78 range of high efficiency switching regulators which are designed to be pin compatible with 78xx series linear regulators. This series is designed to fit into the industry standard TO-220 footprint and provide a high efficiency alternative to standard linear regulators.
3U Power Supply provides up to 200W.
Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) has introduced the XPm2000, a 3U power supply taking in a MIL-STD-704 28V-DC input voltage and providing up to 200W on 3.3V, 5V and 12V at 90% efficiency. This card also provides a MIL-STD-461E compliant EMI filtering.
50W External Power Supply for Medical Class B, BF & C Applications
GlobTek's GTM51060 series of external power supplies offer output power available up to 50W. Double Insulation Mechanical Configurations, Regulated Outputs voltage from: 5V to 48Vdc in 0.1V increment, up to 50W of continuous output power. Style enclosed power supplies are housed in Impact Resistant non-vented Polycarbonate Upper and Lower Case, Thermal Conduction Cooling, Case Dimensions: 150L x 80W x 45H (mm).
Agilent Adds Over 8 Times More Power to High-Density DC Power Supply Family
Agilent has expanded its offering of single-output, programmable, basic DC power supplies with the introduction of the Agilent N8700 Series. These system DC power supplies have the same capabilities as the very popular Agilent N5700 Series, but with more than eight times the power density. The N8700 Series offers the industry's highest power density, with up to 5200W in a space-saving 2U-high (2-EIA rack unit) package, along with PC-standard I/O including LAN (LXI-C), USB and GPIB -- all standard.
Compact 60W Power Supply Has Medical and ITE Safety Approvals
The PM60 Series of AC/DC power supplies from Protek Power North America offers up to 64W of performance packed design and compliance to both EN60101-1 medical safety standards and EN60950-1 ITE safety standards. They are ideal for a variety of applications, including patient vicinity medical devices, dental electronics, and laboratory equipment.
Single Output 20W Power Supplies from SL Power Combine Low Cost with High Reliability
SL Power Electronics, a leader in the global AC/DC internal and external power supply market, has announced a new series of compact, 20W single output power supplies designed specifically for the volume commercial OEM who is looking for a reliable power source at a budget price.
Compact linear power supplies interface to wide range of applications
The TTi PL-P(G) Series of ultra-compact linear regulated power supplies incorporate five types of remote-control interface making them suitable for an unusually wide range of applications. The interfaces include GPIB, USB, RS232, Ethernet (LXI) and analogue. USB and RS232 are most likely to be used for small systems or single PC control, while GPIB and LXI are more appropriate for larger system use.
Open frame power supply with additional charging facility now available from Ecopac Power
The MEAN WELL PSC-60 series is a cost effective open frame power supply with battery charging capabilities. In addition to the main output the PSC-60 also has a charger facility to allow for monitoring or battery backup related applications. The PSC-60A will fully charge a 12V 15Ah battery and the PSC-60B will fully charge a 24V 7.5AH battery within 12 hours.
Fast switching power supplies from Applied Kilovolts
A range of fast polarity switching power supplies for high throughput mass spectrometers has been launched by Applied Kilovolts. The high performance modules are designed for multi-stage detector applications requiring a fast polarity switching dynode and fast settling electron multiplier output.