MEDIMOD Medical Switcher from UNIPOWER can be quickly configured to meet exact output specification
UNIPOWER LLC has announced a key addition to its MEDIMOD range of medically approved power platforms. The MEDIMOD AM-120UM is a 120W switch mode power supply with single to quad output voltages that can be quickly configured to suit customers' exact requirements.
RiCell Flex Fuel Cell System - The Alternative Emergency Power Supply
In the past, conventional fuel cells for stationary applications had seldom been economically viable, because of the high costs compared to conventional technologies. Worries about energy consumption and efficiency, a complex structure in conjunction with expensive maintenance and service costs, as well as the inability to expand, stood in the way of fuel cell technology making a breakthrough.
New PoE midspan powers IP camera access point through interconnecting cable
Phihong USA has developed a new power injector for security systems that offers full power outputs across both ports. Designed specifically for use with security systems in remote locations, the midspan relays data between ports to avoid the need for placement within 100m of a network switch when a wireless access point is employed.
RF5652 1W Linear High Power Amplifier
RFMD's new RF5652 High Power Amplifier addresses IEEE 802.11b/g/n WiFi (2.4GHz to 2.5GHz) for customer premises equipment (CPE) applications. It further supports IEEE 802.16e WiMAX (2.5GHz to 2.7GHz) CPE applications. It integrates a three-stage Linear Power Amplifier with 30dBm (1W) linear power at PA output, along with power detection, in a 5mmx5mm QFN package.
PULS QTD20 Utilises Kinetic Energy to Protect PLC Control Systems
PULS UK is urging companies to make use of kinetic energy produced by AC electric motors to safeguard PLC control circuits in the event of a mains failure using its unique QTD20 power supplies. Modern production machines use AC motors controlled by frequency converters or servo amplifiers and have an intermediate DC-bus to which all individual drives are connected. By connecting the PULS QTD20 directly to the DC-Bus the need for a separate low voltage supply for control equipment can be avoided.
Power supply app and web interactive product selector launched
XP Power today announced two new online product selection tools for engineers that ease the process of choosing a power supply. Available from the XP Power web site, the product selector allows searching by product type, (AC-DC or DC-DC), or by application type such as healthcare, industrial, technology, defense & avionics and LED lighting.
SGH Series High Density Hot Swap Front-Ends From UNIPOWER Provide Up To 650W
UNIPOWER just announced the SGH 3000 Series of 650W, 12V Front-Ends designed to satisfy the latest networking and datacom applications that demand smaller size, lower energy consumption and a significantly reduced cost of ownership. • High Efficiency – 92% • 12VDC and 5VSB Outputs • 1U High
Industry’s First Green Midspans Cut Energy Dissipation on Network Cables in Half
Microsemi Corporation today announced its new high-efficiency Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) midspans at the Cisco Live London show. The new PoE devices reduce energy consumption on network cables by as much as 50 percent compared to alternative midspans and PoE network switches.
Microchip announces 25% performance increase for dsPIC DSCs for digital-power applications
Microchip announces a 25% performance increase for its dsPIC33F "GS" series of Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) for Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPSs). Now featuring 50 MIPS performance, the dsPIC33F "GS" series of DSCs includes on-chip peripherals for digital-power applications, such as an Analogue-to-Digital Converter (ADC), Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) peripheral and analogue comparators. The performance increase will allow designers to achieve higher efficiencies in power-supply applications and to fully control their products using a single dsPIC33F "GS" DSC at a lower system cost and with more features.
Eaton’s Power Xpert FMX Medium-Voltage Switchgear System Optimised with SASensor for Tomorrow’s Smart Grid
Eaton's Electrical Sector has launched its new Power Xpert FMX Medium-Voltage Switchgear System, optimised with SASensor for tomorrow's smart grid. FMX is an innovative and compact switchboard system with plug-in type circuit-breakers.
UNIPOWER - DRC Series High Voltage DC Power Supply
UNIPOWER LLC just announced a high voltage DC power supply designed to provide 4kW to 240kW across a very wide of range applications. Models in the general purpose DRC Series feature low ripple, fast transient response and a stable output across a wide variety of line voltages and load impedances. Tolerance of repetitive arcing for both process stability and power supply protection is also a key feature.
Intersil Introduces Industry’s Lowest Voltage, Micropower RS-485/RS-422 Transceiver Family
Intersil Corporation today introduced the ISL3261x series of RS-485/RS-422 transmitters and receivers designed to meet the strict power budgets of battery and remote sensing applications. Operating from an industry-low 1.8V supply voltage and consuming less than 150uW, this new family is the optimal solution for designers who need to increase battery life and/or reduce the size of their power supply.
New C-Band GaN HEMT Amplifiers for VSAT Applications by Mitsubishi Electric
Mitsubishi Electric is introducing internally impedance matched GaN HEMT power amplifiers for C-band VSAT stations which transmit in the 5.8-6.7GHz frequency range. The MGFC50G5867 and MGFC47G5867 feature industry leading output power of 100W and 50W respectively. The typical linear power gain (Glp) is 10dB for both devices.
PowerLock Box from ITT ICS offers fast emergency power supply connection to keep supermarkets open in power outages
The VEAM PowerLock Box from ITT Interconnect Solutions enables emergency power to be quickly and safely re-connected to large facilities such as supermarkets, defence installations, factories, hospitals and offices in the event of failure of the mains supply. Offering a single re-connection point, the PowerLock Box provides a simple and speedy solution, vital to protect valuable frozen and chilled foodstuffs in supermarkets and restore power to essential equipment in hospitals and offices.
The Industry’s Smallest Single-Package Power Supply Modules
ROHM has recently announced the development of the BZ6A series of ultra-compact power supply modules that integrate an inductor, capacitors, and all the other components needed for power supply into a single package. The result is the smallest size* in the industry (2.3mm × 2.9mm × 1mm), making them suitable for high-density mounting applications.
UPSL's class-leading PowerWAVE 6000 UPS - Soon to be available up to 5 MVA
Uninterruptible Power Supplies Limited today announced plans to extend the power capacity of its popular, standalone three phase UPS, the PowerWAVE 6000. Designed to deliver the optimal balance between energy efficiency, availability and power performance, the new extended PowerWAVE 6000 range will be available in both 400 and 500kVA power ratings, parallelable up to 5 MVA.
New Low-Cost Open Frame Power Supply from Phihong Delivers 160W
Phihong USA has announced a new standard open frame power supply that offers up to 160W for IT and multimedia applications. Designated the PSA160 series, the 2 x 4 PSU is available in 12V, 24V, 48V and 56V DC outputs and is ideal for use in 1U racks for a variety of networking applications.
Energy efficient 100kVA Multi Sentry from Riello UPS with new, improved footprint
Riello UPS has invested in the redevelopment of its Multi Sentry 100kVA product to make it even more competitive. Ideal for server rooms and other data centre applications, the 100kVA model, from the company's energy efficient Multi Sentry range, has been redesigned so it fits into the existing 60-80 kVA cabinet size, offering greater compactness without compromising on efficiency.
UltraVolt steps into higher power with new line of innovative rack mount high voltage power systems
UltraVolt, Inc., announced the launch of its newest high-voltage power systems – the HV Rack Advanced and HP Advanced Series. The UltraVolt HV Rack Series is already known for its high reliability and easy-to-use front-panel controls and meters.
Two-wire Hall-effect latch offers increased protection against high-voltage transients
New from Allegro MicroSystems Europe, the A1244 is a two-wire Hall-effect latch featuring on-chip transient protection and a zener clamp to protect against overvoltage conditions on the supply line. The new device, which is programmed at the factory to optimise the magnetic switch point accuracy, uses the same patented high-frequency, 4-phase, chopper-stabilisation technique that is used on the company's complementary family of unipolar switches. This results in lower noise on the output, less switch-point variation over temperature, and faster settling times.
UltraVolt unveils extension of bench-top power systems
UltraVolt, Inc., announced today the extension of the BT Series line to include a new, general purpose bench-top high-voltage power system – the BT-GP Series. The BT Series of bench-top power systems is already known for its high reliability as well as its easy-to-use computerized front panel and digital interfaces.
New TESEQ USB Controlled Power Meter Operates Over 9 kHz to 3 GHz
Teseq has introduced the new model PMU 6003 to its power meter product range. The PMU 6003 is designed for a large variety of applications over the frequency range of 9 kHz to 3 GHz. The main features of the PMU 6003 include a large dynamic range of more than 65 dB, a high measurement speed of less than 16ms in the entire dynamic range as well as a rugged design.
CUI Releases 600 W Dc-Dc Converter with Integrated Heat Sink
CUI Inc announces a 600 W addition to their line of rugged chassis mount dc-dc converters. The VFK600 series measures 7.8" x 5.0" x 1.5" and includes an integrated heat sink for improved thermal performance. The aluminum heat sink allows the unit to operate at higher temperatures with a minimal amount of air flow.
World’s fastest stand-alone 14-bit sample-and-hold amplifier acquires in 35 ns to 0.003% accuracy
DATEL, a business unit of Murata Power Solutions, today announced the availability of the SHM-14 14-bit ultra high speed linear sample-and-hold amplifier designed for extremely fast data acquisition applications. With a 70 MHz full power bandwidth, and a 250 MHz small signal bandwidth the SHM-14 achieves 12- and 14-bit acquisitions within 25 ns (+/- 0.012%) and 35 ns (+/- 0.003%) respectively.
TI introduces highest-density 6-A power module with integrated inductor
Texas Instruments Incorporated has introduced a new 6-V, 6-A synchronous integrated power module with integrated inductor, which achieves an industry-best 750 watts per cubic inch and peak power efficiency up to 97 percent. The TPS84610 provides excellent thermal performance of 12°C/W, which is 40-percent better than competing modules. The device simplifies telecom power designs for DSPs and FPGAs by combining the inductor and passives onto one lead frame, requiring only three external components for a complete, easy-to-design 150-mm2 solution. For samples and evaluation module visit: www.ti.com/tps84k-preu.
ETS Lindgren announces new series of 40 GHz power line filters
ETS Lindgren Ltd has announced a new series of enhanced multi-purpose radio frequency (RF) 40 GHz power line filters. The filters are designed to meet the highest performance standards required by defence and commercial applications. The N600X series filters from ETS Lindgren are ideal for screened room and anechoic chambers to ensure that both incoming and outgoing power supplies do not compromise the chamber's shielding performance. They are also ideal filters for TEMPEST applications where a high degree of protection is required to obtain maximum security. In addition, the new filters meet the most stringent NATO requirements for electromagnetic pulse (EMP) applications.
Excelsys Xlite - Most Compact 750W Output Configurable Power Supply in Its Class
The Xlite series of user configurable modular power supplies is part of the Excelsys Technologies class-leading Xgen range and provides up to 750W output power in a slim-line 1U, 40.4 x 260 x 89mm package. Offering users up to 8 isolated outputs the Xlite family is the most compact and flexible power supply in its class and brings affordable configurable power to the 200-750W market. The complete Xgen series is now available with conformal coating for protection against harsh environments making them suitable for MIL-COTS applications.
CUI Introduces 20~60 W High Efficiency Medical Power Supplies
CUI Inc announced an addition to its high density, high efficiency VMS medical power supply portfolio with the release of three new series ranging from 20 W to 60 W. The units are compact, with footprints measuring 2.38 x 1.60", 3.00 x 2.00", and 4.00 x 2.00" for the 20 W, 40 W, and 60 W models respectively. The VMS series is designed to be used in a wide variety of medical and dental applications, carrying UL/cUL and TUV 60601-1 safety certifications and EN55011 class B EMI compliance. Featuring no-load power draw of less than 0.5 W and efficiency up to 90%, the series is also designed for applications seeking to reduce stand-by and overall power consumption.
5kW-Pure Sine Wave Inverter is Low Cost and Compact
Schaefer Inc. introduces the AEP-5000 Series of 5000W, rugged, high efficiency, pure sine wave inverters. The "clean" pure sine wave output of the AEP-5000 Series, with less than 3% total harmonic distortion, is ideal for powering sensitive loads and for improving AC equipment performance. The AEP-5000 Series is available in four standard input configurations of 24VDC, 48VDC, and the less frequently found 110VDC or 220VDC input voltages. Outputs are available in regulated 115VAC or 230VAC (50/60Hz) versions.
Industry’s First Digital Power Factor Correction Controller with Power Metering Offers Interleaving and Bridgeless Functionality
Analog Devices has announced the ADP1048, the first interleaved digital power factor correction (PFC) controller with highly accurate AC power metering capability. Similar to the ADP1047 single-phase digital PFC controller (announced March, 2011), the interleaved (or dual-phase) ADP1048 uses conventional, continuous-conduction-mode PFC techniques to reduce harmonic distortion. The ADP1048 can be configured as an interleaved design to reduce inductor size and replace the AC/DC rectifier to improve efficiency in bridgeless boost mode.
Ultravolt Extends Line Of Enhanced Floating Hot-Deck Power Supplies
UltraVolt, Inc., has announced the extension of its EFL Series of enhanced floating "hot-deck" isolated power supplies. EFL Series units were originally offered up to 15kV of isolation; now the line can achieve up to 30kV of isolation. The EFL Series of "hot-deck" isolated system modules are already know for simplifying designs that have electronics highly isolated and/or truly floating on high voltage. Designers just apply power, signals, and controls to the module and have an output isolated by 150GΩ (15kV) or 2GΩ (30kV), and AC leakage capacitance of <40pF (all models). The new 30kV version of the EFL Series achieves a 100% increase in withstand voltage in only a 5.7 in3 increase in volume.
Three Phase Filter (no neutral line) for Renewable Energy (Wind Generation)
Renewable energies are now becoming an ever-growing alternative to generating electricity. This is the case of power generation through windmills. The power injection on the network must be done cleanly; this means that the power generating must inject it with RF noise free. The radio frequency noise that typically range from 10kHz to 30MHz is unintentionally injected into the network and therefore requires the use of an appropriate filter element: this is both the desired frequency range, such as attenuation and current capacity required.
RFCM2680 GaN CATV Surface Mount Power Doubler Module
The RFCM2680 is the industry's first surface mount GaN power doubler module aimed at CATV networks. Employing a combination of GaN HEMT and GaAs pHEMT technologies, the device provides high output capability from 45-1003MHz with excellent distortion performance.
Saft Friwo M52Ex intrinsically safe C-size cell delivers high power performance in potentially explosive atmospheres
Saft has extended its Friwo brand range of intrinsically safe cells developed for use in potentially explosive atmospheres with the launch of its new C-size M52Ex cell. The M52Ex cell is ideally suited for applications requiring safe, reliable high-power performance such as smart gas meters with built-in GPRS communications as well as a wide variety of other uses including gas tank level monitoring, leak detection and general usage in petrochemical and mining facilities.
UNIPOWER UNVEILS NEW WEBSITE
Leading power supply manufacturer UNIPOWER just unveiled it's new corporate website. The state-of-the-art site offers customers fast and easy access to the complete family of UNIPOWER products and technical data.
RFPP2870 High Gain GaN CATV Hybrid Amplifier
RFMD's new RFPP2870 SOT115J push-pull amplifier features 28dB minimum gain at 1003MHz, with excellent distortion characteristics and optimal reliability. The part employs GaN HEMT, GaAs MESFET, and GaAs pHEMT die and operates from 40MHz to 1003MHz.
SynQor Introduces a New Line of Advanced Technology Military-Grade UPS Units
SynQor, Inc., announces a new line of Military-Grade Uninterruptible Power Supply units that are designed for the extreme environmental and demanding electrical conditions of Military/Aerospace applications. SynQor's UPS incorporates field proven high efficiency designs and rugged packaging technologies.
Excelsys Xgen Configurable Power Supplies meet latest Medical Approvals
Excelsys Technologies has successfully had its Xgen range of configurable power supplies approved to IEC 60601-1:2005 3rd Edition. This is in addition to the existing approval to the 2nd Edition and ensures full medical approval is maintained during the transition period from 2nd to 3rd editions.
New Ohmite heatsinks designed for higher power densities
Designed for applications requiring high power densities and where forced air cooling is present, Ohmite has released a larger version of their MV/MA 102 heatsink which, due to longer and more efficient fin extrusions, give nearly twice the thermal performance. The new device has a surface area of 49,218²mm and a thermal resistance of 3.6°c/w.
Phihong Develops 24 Port Ieee802.3at Midspan For High-power Networking And Security
Phihong USA has added a 24-port, rack-mountable midspan that can provide full 33.6W on all 24ports at the same time, and is fully compliant for the IEEE802.3at PoE PLUS standard. Designated the POE806U-24AT, the unit provides 33.6W per port with no need for power management and is available with or without a SNMP management port. The series is designed for higher power functionality including VoIP phones with streaming video, IP cameras with pan/tilt/zoom, 802.11n wireless access points, and many other security and networking applications.